iCLEAN and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE)
will host the iCLEAN Annual Meeting and Exceeding Expectations:
Cleantech Entrepreneur Roundtable at CNSE in Albany, NY on Friday,
November 16, 2012 at 3 pm.
The Exceeding Expectations: Cleantech Entrepreneur Roundtable is a collaboration of CNSE’s nationally recognized NANOvember
program, an annual month-long celebration showcasing the exciting world
of nanotechnology and the global leadership of CNSE and NYS in the
field, and iCLEAN’s EXCEED program. This interactive Cleantech
Entrepreneur Roundtable will feature a mix of investors and successful
entrepreneurs speaking about the opportunities and challenges within New
York's cleantech sector. The discussion will also focus on how national
and state energy policies affect cleantech financing and investment
opportunities. Confirmed speakers include:
- Moderator: Pradeep
Haldar, Vice President for Clean Energy Programs, CNSE; Director, CNSE
Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center; Executive
- Mark Austin, Venture Partner, Bright Capital; Managing Director, Chandler Reed; Entrepreneur-In Residence, NYSERDA
- Rob Day, Partner, Black Coral Capital
- Yash Puri, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Magnolia Solar
- Robert Schwartz, Managing Director, Schwartz Heslin Group
- Michael Shimazu, Senior Project Manager, Innovation and Business Development, NYSERDA
- Jeffrey Seul, Partner, Holland & Knight; Angel Investor
More information about the iCLEAN Annual Meeting and Cleantech Entrepreneur Roundtable is available here. The event agenda is available here.
iCLEAN Annual Meeting and Cleantech Entrepreneur Roundtable are open to
the general public and will be followed by a networking reception for
all attendees. Please RSVP with Ashley Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, November 12 to attend the event.
EXCEED is a far-reaching, collaborative statewide effort that combines two of CNSE and iCLEAN's premier programs, the New York Business Plan Competition
and New Energy Symposium
to create a launch pad for all types of entrepreneurs interested in
commercializing clean energy technologies in New York State. EXCEED has
been strategically developed to take advantage of the development
pipeline that CNSE and iCLEAN have created and grown to assist budding
and seasoned clean energy entrepreneurs.