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The world of raising capital for start-up companies has experienced a revolution. Prior to the enactment of the JOBS Act in 2012, raising capital for private companies was limited to offline communications and was dominated by the professional venture capitalists. Now the capital raising process has been democratized. Capital can be raised online directly by companies or through intermediaries. It can be accomplished by crowd sourcing to "accredited investors" or, in limited amounts, by crowd funding to everyone. Additionally, companies can raise capital in an "IPO lite" manner by using the new Reg A+.
This year's conference, chaired by Lauren Brust Moss of NORESCO, and Ken Levenson, of 475 High Performance Building Supply, will be held on November 3, 2016 at the TKP Center in New York City.
Industry leaders, like Steven Winter, view this conference as the single best resource for networking and content sharing on energy efficiency in large commercial and multifamily buildings in New York City. It attracts all the key players from the building, sustainability and resilience sectors, for a full day of advanced-level sessions on best practices and lessons learned.
Cleantech Conference New York – Berlin
The German cleantech sector has been enjoying steady growth in recent years. It produces an increasing number of successful young companies wishing to internationalize and tap into the startup ecosystem in the United States, particularly in New York. In this context, CleanTech Innovation Center Berlin is hosting an international conference in New York City that includes business and policy experts as well as startups from Germany and the US. Our focal points are:
SUNY New Paltz and the Conference Steering Committee are pleased to announce that the first annual State of New York Sustainability Conferencewill be held on Wednesday, November 2 and Thursday, November 3, 2016 at SUNY New Paltz in New Paltz, NY. This gathering has evolved from the SUNY Sustainability Conference, which was held annually from 2011 until 2015. In 2015, sustainability officers from across the SUNY System decided to formally open up the 2016 conference to all higher education institutions across New York State to facilitate networking and information sharing.
Inaugural showcase dedicated to exploring new ideas around entrepreneurship. The event will be hosted by Lang Center Faculty Director Olivier Toubia, and Professors Mabel Abraham, Oded Netzer, and Dan Wang will give “lightning talks” on their latest research. Presentations will be followed by discussion and networking.
Join Cleantech Open Northeast and the clean energy startup community for the culmination of our 2016 accelerator program in Boston! Cleantech Open Northeast’s Innovation Expo and Awards Night will be held on October 27th at Boston Properties 200 Clarendon Street from 4:00pm-8:30pm. This year’s class of innovative startups will showcase, and then you’ll get to see who among them will win cash prizes and go on to represent the Northeast at the national competition. Our incredible judges, expert mentors and amazing volunteers will all be there too.
Learn more about expanding your business globally during this informative day with expert speakers and three panel discussions covering the most-pressing issues startups face in the global marketplace.
This one-day conference focuses on technological advances, research development, and commercialization efforts in energy storage.
On October 19, the Guarini Center will hold a discussion with leading industry and government experts on the outlook for wind development off the coast of New York State and the broader US. Topics to be addressed include federal and state incentives for offshore development, New York’s offshore wind blueprint, and a look back at the factors that contributed to the development of the Block Island Windfarm.
Join the Building Energy Exchange for a panel presentation of the results of a NYSERDA-funded research study conducted by FXFOWLE to determine the viability of implementing the Passivhaus standard for tall residential buildings in New York.
MIT Technology Review's mission is to equip audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology. We identify the technologies and innovators with the greatest potential to change business, society, and the world for the better.
EmTech MIT brings this journalism to life. It's an opportunity to discover future trends and begin to understand the technologies that will drive the new global economy. It's where tech, business, and culture converge, and where you gain access to the most innovative people and companies in the world.
Interest in clean technology solutions is booming, from new clean power sources to power conservation, and ways to improve and preserve our environment! We’re hacking cleantech solutions for 32 hours to find new applications and approaches to energy and environmental problems.
As the Columbia technology transfer experience demonstrates, patents can provide a successful vehicle for generating research funding for university inventions. Unfortunately, many seemingly harmless events occurring after the conception of an invention can jeopardize the right to file for a patent. Jeffrey M. Sears, PhD, Chief Patent Counsel for Columbia University, will present a patent law primer focusing on what you need to know to preserve patent protection for your inventions.
The Center on Global Energy Policy is pleased to host Nick Akins, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power (AEP) for a presentation on the future of the US energy grid. AEP is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, serving nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states. Center Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow will moderate the discussion following Mr. Akins's remarks.
The 2016 Renewable Energy Vermont Conference & Expo (REV2016) is Vermont’s annual convention bringing together key players in the clean energy sector. This year's conference will take place on October 13 & 14 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, VT. The conference highlights current energy challenges, Vermont’s leadership role in the energy industry, and the steps needed to implement an integrated energy infrastructure.
SXSW Eco® features three days of collaborative programming for business leaders, policy makers, innovators and designers to connect and advance solutions driving economic, environmental and social change. Join us in Austin for provocative panels, in-depth workshops, one-on-one networking events and parties.