The mission of the Cleantech Open is to find, fund, and foster the big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental, and economic challenges.
The Cleantech Open has established itself as the leader in developing clean technology startup entrepreneurs addressing these challenges. Since its inception in 2006, 191 promising teams have availed themselves of the Cleantech Open’s one-of-a-kind hands-on workforce development, nurturing, and funding programs, with impressive results:
* Cleantech Open Alumni have raised over $240M in private capital,
* Over 80% remain economically viable today, and
* At least 1,200 new clean technology jobs have been created through the end of 2009.
How can you get involved?
-Compete in the business competition
-Volunteer to help promote and run events
-Attend events to hear speakers, network with cleantech entrepreneurs and see contestant and alumni exhibits