Cleantech Open 2019 Boston Kickoff Party, March 21, 5:30pm, Somerville, MA

  • 21 March 2019
  • Start time : 05:30 PM
  • End time : 08:30 PM
  • Event Host : Cleantech Open Northeast
  • Event Location : Greentown Labs, 444 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA, 02143, United States
Cleantech Open Northeast
Event Description

Please join Cleantech Open Northeast in celebrating the launch of the 2019 Cleantech Open accelerator! Cleantech Open welcomes all entrepreneurs, students, investors, savvy technologists, and anyone interested in joining this growing community. The launch provides a great opportunity to connect with Cleantech Open alumni, mentors, and thought leaders in the cleantech space.

If you're a cleantech entrepreneur, this is the perfect event to learn how your venture can benefit from Cleantech Open. You will have the opportunity to give a 1-minute pitch in front of the audience. The crowd favorite will win a free application to the 2019 Cleantech Open accelerator!


On Thursday, March 21st from 4:30 pm, Greentown Labs is hosting an exclusive afternoon gathering for prospective members to explore their new building, tour the campus, and learn about their offerings. It will also be a great transition into our evening event that will include food and refreshments, as well as the opportunity to further network with Greentown Labs' members, staff and partners. Please RSVP by clicking here and you will be added to the calendar invite.



About The Cleantech Open

Cleantech Open finds, fosters, and funds entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges. Since 2005, 1,250+ startups have participated in its annual accelerator and mentorship program in the United States, representing $1.2 billion in investment and the creation of thousands of jobs. The Cleantech Open’s international efforts span 43 countries through the Global Cleantech Innovation Program (GCIP), a joint program with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), as well as the annual Global Ideas competition in collaboration with Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).  Fueled by an expanding global network of more than 1,000 volunteers and sponsors, the Cleantech Open unites the public and private sectors in a shared vision for making the cleantech sectors a thriving economic engine around the world. 

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Cleantech Open Northeast
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Speaking Program to Include:

      -Welcome from Greentown Labs
      -Welcome from Michelle Dawson, Senior External Ventures Manager at Saint Gobain
      -Address from Katie Dobbins, Investment Analyst at MassCEC
      -Beth Zonis, Northeast Regional Director of Cleantech Open
      -Alumni lightning talks from Radical Plastics, EnergSage, and Insanirator 
      -One-Minute Startup Pitches
      & Networking over appetizers & drinks!
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Parking and Transportation:
      Greentown Labs does not have any parking but they are a short 1-mile walk from the Harvard MBTA station down Kirkland and Washington Streets. Union Square in Somerville is also easily accessible via the #86 and #91 MBTA buses. They offer indoor bike parking on-site and the two closest Hubway stations are at Conway Park and Union Square.
  • Event type
    • Meeting

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