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Alex Hillman, cofounder of Indy Hall, will be speaking about important new models of how we work together. The Indy Hall co-working space, founded in 2006, has created a hyper-connected, highly productive, and self-sustaining community along N3rd Street in Philadelphia – a model for assisting in the creation of other communities with similar attributes.
Session info: free to all registered Showcase attendees; a special limited-access ticket solely for this session is also available.
SARTA is pleased to present the 7th annual CleanStart Showcase
"Spotlighting Sacramento Clean Tech Business" in conjunction with the all new AgStart Showcase at McClellan Conference Center for the largest clean tech event in our region!
The Showcase is your opportunity to learn what's new in the region. We now have over 100 clean tech companies to tout, come out and see them and their products and understand how viable our hub is. According to Clean Edge we are the top region in the U.S. in clean economy jobs and we are an early hub for electric vehicles. We are ahead of Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston and Austin!.
This day-long event will feature investors, innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs, companies and other experts discussing important topics to the industry.
Join us on October 16th to:
- Understand what's on the investors' checklist
- Meet and learn from clean tech customers
- Hear from regional researchers and clean tech companies
- See products on the showcase exhibit floor
- Network with the clean tech community
This is the clean tech event you don't want to miss!
Yanev Suissa, New Enterprise Associates
Yanev Suissa will address why clean tech is still a good investment and which sectors are particularly hot and interesting to investors. Hear first hand whether interest in the sector is turning around or is on a long term downtrend.
Yanev joined NEA in 2010. In the tech space, Yanev focuses on earlier stage investments. In the energy space, Yanev focuses on both supply and demand side solutions across all renewable technologies while simultaneously providing regular advice to energy companies within NEA’s portfolio.
Prior to joining NEA, Yanev was a Senior Investment Officer in the government, where he was engaged in the underwriting of billions of dollars of debt for issuance to new, innovative technology companies. Prior to that role, Yanev served as a consultant working with a range of leading financial industry clients to assess growth opportunities. He also worked as an advisor to several successful startups around the world.
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) is dedicated to advancing the pest management industry with effective and environmentally responsible bio-based pest management and plant health products.
Pam Marrone, CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations, hit a home run this year for her company and the region with the launch of a successful IPO. NASDAQ welcomed Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) to the NASDAQ Stock Market on Aug. 2, 2013. Join the morning Showcase session as she shares her story, don't miss it!
Showcase Sessions this year will include:
"I will always participate (in the CleanStart Showcase) because everyone involved, from exhibitors to sponsors to volunteers are so positive and upbeat. It is fun and informative."
Connie Vaughn, CPP, RFI Communications and Security Systems
"Last year’s CleanStart Showcase was fantastic! From the top level speakers, to the recognition of a local “Innovator of the Year,” down to the person curious about the industry…there was something for everyone! Thank you SARTA!"
Rosa Escutia-Braaton PG&E
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
McClellan Conference Center
5411 Luce Ave, McClellan, CA 95652
8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and networking
8:45 am - 6:00 pm Conference program
Late Registration October 12 - October 16
General Admission: $95; SARTA Members: $60; Student or Faculty $40
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Thanks to Our Sponsors
AGSTART FOUNDING SPONSORS
Administrative Systems LLC (ASI)
Five Star Bank
North Valley Bank
Startgrid J.P. Morgan
City of Roseville
City of Sacramento
Moss Adams LLP
AgStart events made possible by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration's 2012 i6 Challenge: Sacramento Region Clean AgTech Innovation Center Development Project.