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Western Region - Business Briefing - SVB/Deloitte (Santa Clara, CA)

April 25, 2012, 8:00 AM to 10:45 AM PDT

INTRODUCING: THE CLEANTECH OPEN, THE WORLD'S LARGEST CLEANTECH ACCELERATOR:

Learn about our annual Business Competition, an opportunity to accelerate your cleantech startup with:

  • NATIONAL VISIBILITY,
  • UP TO EIGHT MONTHS OF EXPERT MENTORING, and
  • THE CHANCE TO WIN UP TO $250,000 IN CASH AND SERVICES!
  • --And ALL WITHOUT GIVING UP ANY EQUITY!

Learn also how you can bring your expertise and enthusiasm to the Cleantech Open as a mentor, judge, partner, sponsor or operations and marketing volunteer.

This final Bay Area Information Session and Recruitment Event of the 2012 Season will also feature a Panel Discussion on:

  • PANEL DISCUSSION on EMERGING TRENDS AND ISSUES WITHIN CLEANTECH FINANCE.
with guests speakers from our sponsors, strategic investor DOW and debt and equity provider Silicon Valley Bank, and our alumni company Alphabet Energy, which recently secured $12 million in Series A funding!

The catered event held at Silicon Valley Bank's Santa Clara headquarters is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the Cleantech Open; network with its alumni companies and 2012 applicants; and meet the partners, sponsors and friends of the Cleantech Open

Who is the Cleantech Open? The Cleantech Open runs the world's largest cleantech accelerator and its mission is to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today's most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges. Since 2006, through its one-of-a-kind annual accelerator and competition, the Cleantech Open has helped 581 companies bring their ideas to fruition. These alumni have since raised $660M.

Location

3003 Tasman Drive Santa Clara, CA 95054

Directions

For the GoogleMap of the event location, please click here.

Presenters

Our panel of guest speakers will include:
Steve Hahn - Technology Scout at DOW, a strategic investor in Cleantech companies
Hanns Anders - Associate at Claremont Creek Ventures
Lafe Vittitoe - Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank, a debt and equity provider to Cleantech companies
Matt Scullin - CEO at Alphabet Energy, a Cleantech Open alumni that just raised $12 million in Series A funding

Additional Details

Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Students may attend free-of-charge with a valid student ID, presented at the door. All fees go to help run programs like these for the non-profit competition.

Sponsors

This particular event is jointly hosted by Cleantech Open sponsors Silicon Valley Bank and Deloitte.

Other Cleantech Open sponsors include:
Global Partner - Chevron
National Education Partner - University of Phoenix
National Sponsor - Wells Fargo
Global Commercialization Partner - CTSI
Western Regional Gold Sponsors - Commercial Energy, Google, PWC, ReedSmith, DOW, PG&E
Western Regional Silver Sponsors - Deloitte, Wal-Mart, SoCal Edison
Western Regional Bronze Sponsors - Jones Lang LaSalle, Silicon Valley Bank and NV Energy
Western Regional Investor Members - Pangaea Ventures and Venrock

Registration Fees

Type Early* Regular Door
Non-Student n/a 15.00 15.00 20.00
Student n/a Free Free Free
*Early registration prices available only until March 12, 2012, 8:00 PM.
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
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