Client:       CleanTech Open Northeast

Project:     East Coast Academy 2018

Speakers

Sealed was founded in New York in 2012 with a simple belief: reducing energy waste should help pay for upgrades that improve home comfort, health, and value. We invest in home upgrades that save energy, pay for upgrades like insulation and air sealing, and get paid back with the resulting energy savings. Most homeowners value the security and accountability of a partner that only gets paid when home improvement projects actually save energy.

Constellation Technology Ventures (CTV) is the venture investing organization within Exelon Corporation, the nation’s leading competitive energy provider. CTV invests in companies representing innovative energy technologies and business models.

The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) partners with stakeholders throughout New York to develop, invest, and foster  conditions that attract the private sector capital investment needed to expand New York’s clean energy economy; overcome barriers to using clean energy at a large-scale in New York; and enable communities and residents to benefit from energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Since 1998, SPI have led efforts to make green building mainstream. After 13 years of consulting on building projects, we’ve seen that “end of pipe” solutions result in “random acts of sustainability” and individual successes, but not complete culture shifts in professional practice.  Whether your company just wants to be competitive in delivering LEED projects, is trying to meet your 2030 Commitment or pursue the Living Building Challenge, SPI’s programs help realize these goals.

Transmediavision creates and publishes content with which people connect on a personal level. We’re a small team of filmmakers, scientists and creative producers. From online channels engaging international audiences to experiential and immersive multimedia platforms, we reach out to people with engaging, transformative and highly professional content.

Hobbs & Towne is an executive search and advisory services firm. For over 19 years, we have partnered with companies at all stages, from university spinouts to large multinationals to help them grow, scale and disrupt their respective sectors. We are determined to work with the brightest entrepreneurs and partner with the smartest investors and organizations globally to do so.

National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world - covering Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and the UK. Every day we work with stakeholders to promote the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative and affordable energy solutions.

The Sustainserv team has over 50 years of collective experience in strategy consulting, sustainability data management, communications, and program management. We help organizations around the world develop clear and customized sustainability strategies, programs and communications.  A central part of our identity is based on our having offices in both Europe and the United States, and keeping abreast of major developments in corporate sustainability topics, including public policy and regulations, stakeholder-related issues, and corporate communications.

Fairstead is a real estate investor, developer and operator specializing in multifamily housing. Fairstead owns over 10,000 market rate, workforce and affordable rental units across USA.

CEV will invest in companies commercializing disruptive clean energy technologies and business model innovations that are able to achieve significant scale by taking advantage of market-driven forces to address global climate disruption.

Cleantech Open is the US’s oldest and largest cleantech startup accelerator program, with the mission to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with ideas to solve our greatest environmental and energy challenges. We connect cleantech startups with the people and resources that will accelerate their success, and provide a national platform for public visibility.

WeSpire believes that innovative technology and great content can motivate people to make positive choices. As they take action, they inspire others to do the same, making the places they work and live stronger and better.  WeSpire transforms cultures by inspiring micro-choices that lead to broad social movements.

Successful actors have agents, managers and publicists to help guide their careers. Until now, no one has provided this guidance for actors who are just launching their careers. College To Career Acting fills the void and guides performers through these two important transitions. All of these skills are crucial for startup tech entrepreneurs too....

Breakthrough Energy has assembled a world-class team of scientists, entrepreneurs and company-builders that is working to turn breakthrough innovation into commercial reality. Our goal is to make sure that everyone on the planet can enjoy a good standard of living, including basic electricity, healthy food, comfortable buildings, and convenient transportation, without contributing to climate change.

Foley Hoag is a large, unusual, merit-based legal firm founded in 1943 and with deep roots in the Boston-area entrepreneurial community. We focus on cultivating the next generation of technology companies and work closely with these organizations throughout their entire lifecycle, from inception through financing, growth and maturity. We host hundreds of events every year for entrepreneurs and investors, who often find new business partners before the night is over..

New England CFO Strategies specializes in cost-effective outsourced corporate finance services for growth companies. We operate on a contract basis for short-term projects such as business planning and financial modeling, financial M&A due diligence, financial analysis & management reporting, internal control and compliance.

Cleantech Open is the US’s oldest and largest cleantech startup accelerator program, with the mission to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with ideas to solve our greatest environmental and energy challenges. Through our annual business competition and accelerator program, we connect cleantech startups with the people and resources that will accelerate their success, and provide a national platform for public visibility.

The Northeast Clean Energy Council includes the Northeast Clean Energy Council, a 501(c)(6) trade member organization, and NECEC Institute, a 501(c)(3). The Northeast Clean Energy Council is the lead voice for hundreds of clean energy companies across the Northeast, influencing the energy policy agenda and growing the clean energy economy.

Sunstein has an outstanding record of important wins for technology and life sciences clients through litigation, patent and trademark prosecution, intellectual property portfolio development and business transactions. We emphasize early identification of business goals and strategic planning to achieve them. We have a long track record of success in protecting and enforcing our clients’ patent, trademark, copyright and other IP-related assets.

Mintz Levin is a large US/UK law firm founded in 1933, serving clients of all sizes and at all stages of growth. We represent Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, emerging growth and established companies, government agencies, and nonprofits. The firm brings attorneys from complementary practices and geographies to address the rapidly changing legal/ regulatory environment of many industries.

Kent Summers is a seasoned software entrepreneur and contributor to Boston’s entrepreneurship community. For the past ten years he has presented his Sales Bootcamp for Start-ups workshop to over 3,000 students and founders at dozens of venues including MassChallenge, TiE Scaleup, MIT IAP and the Sales and Business Development clubs at the Sloan School, the Harvard Business School, and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an active Mentor and Outreach Instructor with MIT’s Venture Mentoring Service and consults with the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative.

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is a state economic development agency dedicated to accelerating growth of the clean energy sector to spur job creation, deliver statewide environmental benefits and to secure long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts.

NECEC is the Northeast Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute. NECEC helps clean energy companies start, scale and succeed with our unique business, innovation and policy leadership.

Spotimyze directs drivers to open parking spots in real time. We are working quietly at the moment and will soon conduct trials in some cities. Anand is interested in bringing about sustainable mobility solutions to cities around the world and creating the best transportation experience possible.

Ultra Capital is a sustainable infrastructure company of professionals with real-life experience in all aspects of infrastructure development, finance and asset management, based in San Francisco, Philadelphia and Boston.

The Engine is a home for tough tech founders building the next generation of world-changing companies. Our mission is to help founders bring their scientific discoveries in tough technologies into the world and commercialize them at scale. We provide funding, facilities, services, and partner networks to build the next generation of tough tech companies.

Cleantech Open is the US’s oldest and largest cleantech startup accelerator program, with the mission to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with ideas to solve our greatest environmental and energy challenges. Through our annual business competition and accelerator program, we connect cleantech startups with the people and resources that will accelerate their success, and provide a national platform for public visibility.

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