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Pacific Northwest Competition Kick off - Seattle, WA

April 4, 2012, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PDT

Growing Your Cleantech Company In Washington: Getting From Early Stage to Commercialization


Union Square Boardroom
6th and University Sts.
downtown Seattle


Parking available at Union Square, entrance at 7th and Union
Elevator to Lobby Level
Boardroom is BEHIND the escalators to the building lobby


5:30 - 6:00 pm: Registration and networking opportunity with light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.
6:00 - 6:15 pm: Pacific Northwest CTO Introduction and Competition Launch
6:15 - 7:30 pm: A panel discussion of Cleantech Open Alumni and successful cleantech investors


  • Investor Panel
    • Bill Lemon, Northwest Energy Angels
    • Kirk Washington, Yaletown Partners
    • Patrick Leslie, Puget Sound Energy
  • Jim Holbery, Grid Mobility, 2011 Regional Finalist and National Segment winner for Smart Grid
  • Renuka Prabakhar, EnVitrum, 2010 Regional Semifinalist and winner 2010 UW Environmental Innovation Challenge
  • Pamela Tufts, Assistant Director, UW Foster School Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

moderated by Byron McCann of Ascent Partners and the Cleantech Open

Who Should Attend

Aspiring entrepreneurs and technologists as well as business, civic and financial leaders can see CTO’s progress and impact, meet our great alumni ventures and learn how to enter the 2012 competition, closing May 8th. This is also an opportunity for alumni, sponsors, partners, mentors, volunteers and other supporters to reconnect. Plan to come join us! And if you know any potential applicants bring them along, or ask them to contact us.

Additional Details

Networking time precedes panel discussion and Q&A. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.


Event space courtesy of our Competition Partner -- MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest

Registration Fees

Type Regular Door
General 20.00 20.00
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
Online registration is now closed, but please join us as a walk-in.