Learn about what we have planned for the 2022 Cleantech Open Northeast accelerator cohort, and meet some members of our community!

1-minute pitches: We’ll invite prospective Cleantech Open startups to give a 1-minute pitch to introduce themselves and their ideas/companies.

About Cleantech Open

Cleantech Open is the world’s oldest and largest cleantech accelerator and business plan competition. It's like a mini MBA with expert mentoring and the opportunity to build your professional network. Develop the entrepreneurship skills and business materials to take your startup from lab to market. Compete for $60,000 in cash prizes and over $300,000 in goods and services in the Northeast, plus $50,000 in cash prizes at the national level.

Do you have an idea or a promising solution to solve an environmental or energy challenge? You'll have a chance to give a 1-minute pitch!

Cleantech Open provides a comprehensive business development program that includes expert mentors, investor introductions, industry connections, and a chance to compete regionally and nationally for cash prizes and in-kind services to launch your venture.

Featured speakers include:

  • Beth Zonis, Senior Director, Cleantech Open Northeast, NECEC
  • Thorne Sparkman, Managing Director, Slater Technology Fund; In-Kind Sponsor, Cleantech Open Northeast
  • Derek Stein, CEO, TechStyle Materials, 2018 Cleantech Open Northeast Finalist
  • Ben Sorkin, CEO, Flux Marine, 2019 Cleantech Open National Runner up, National People’s Choice Award Winner, and Cleantech Open Northeast Winner
March 31, 2022