2012 New Energy Symposium July 18-19, 2012 | 7 World Trade Center New York City
Overview New Energy New York, the Energy & Environmental Technology Applications Center (E2TAC) of the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering (CNSE), iCLEAN, E2TAC's clean energy incubator at CNSE, and the New York Academy of Sciences hosted the Seventh Annual New Energy Symposium July 18-19, 2012 at the New York Academy of Sciences at 7 World Trade Center in New York City.
Investment Pitch Competition The Seventh Annual New Energy Symposium featured 15 emerging cleantech startups that pitched to a panel of over 40 regional and national VCs, angels, private equity investors, corporate VCs, investment bankers, and government executives at the Investment Pitch Competition on July 18.
The top three companies selected by the investor judges from the Investment Pitch Competition were presented awards and each company received a cash prize of $1,500, sponsored by New Energy New York. The prize money will be used to attend the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Industry Growth Forum, which is being held in Denver, Colorado October 23-24, 2012.
The three finalist companies, in alphabetical order, were:
Now in its fifth year at the New Energy Symposium, the Investment Pitch Competition has showcased 58 early stage companies that have raised over $160 million in venture capital and government funding to develop clean energy technologies, products, and services.
Expert Panel Topics The July 18 session, in addition to the Investment Pitch Competition, featured a keynote speaker and two moderated expert panel discussions focused on cleantech startup financing:
The July 19 session, co-sponsored by Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., featured a keynote speaker, presentation, and two moderated expert panel discussions focused on successful strategies and intellectual property protection for clean energy technologies and startups:
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For questions regarding the 2012 New Energy Symposium, please contact Mr. Nicholas Querques at [email protected].