Clean Tech Open Competition

Published on 02 April 2009 by in Clean Tech, Event, News


I’ll be speaking at the Clean Tech Open Competition! This is an excellent competition for clean tech start-ups to gain traction.

Clean Tech Open

Join us for the Official Launch of the
2009 Pacific Northwest Clean Tech Open Competition!
Wednesday, April 15 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

RSVP here.

Join us for the Clean Tech Open’s inaugural Pacific Northwest Regional Competition kick-off. Learn about the successes of the competition in California and why expanding to the Pacific Northwest is both essential and an exciting opportunity for local entrepreneurs. We will be announcing the prize package and structure of the regional competition as well as highlighting the National Prize—the largest prize package ever in the history of the Clean Tech Open.

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM — Registration and Cocktail Reception
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM — Introduction to the Clean Tech Open and Official Launch
7:15 PM to 7:30 PM — Q&A, Networking and Enter the Competition

Speakers Include:

  • Byron McCann and John Pierce, Regional Co-Chairs
  • Alumni Presentation, Charlie Chrissman, Goose Networks, In.c
  • Rex Northen, Executive Director, Clean Tech Open

Who Should Attend:

  • Paid contestants and potential contestants of the 2009 Competition
  • Professionals looking to join a team or find team members to enter the competition
  • Members of the public interested in clean tech start-ups and being part of the clean tech revolution
  • Professionals interested in mentoring entrepreneurs or judging contestants’ business plans
  • Potential investors, sponsors, and customers of clean tech companies
  • All those interested to hear the expansion plans for Clean Tech Open, as well as the full details of the National Winning Prize package


Arctic Club Hotel
700 Third Avenue, Seattle, Washington

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Be sure to RSVP for the Launch Event soon! We look forward to having you join us.

Who We Are
The Clean Tech Open is a catalyst for clean tech innovation. A non-profit organization founded in 2006, it provides today’s clean tech innovators with the tools, training and connections they need to become tomorrow’s viable clean tech businesses. The core of the Clean Tech Open is an annual regional business competition, supported by expert volunteers and mentors, that provides entrepreneurs with the crucial business training, services and insights they need to successfully go to market. The Clean Tech Open has assisted dozens of companies in raising nearly $140M in funding, and spurred the creation of hundreds of jobs in California. Fueled by a network of over 400 volunteers and sponsors, the Clean Tech Open unites the public and private sectors in a shared vision for making America’s clean tech sector a thriving economic engine. Past alumni successes include Adura Technologies, Cool Earth Solar and GreenVolts.

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