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The Rice Alliance’s Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum XVII on September 11, 2019 is the largest energy and clean technology venture capital conference in the southwest.
This event is an opportunity to learn about the latest emerging technologies, meet investors to seek funding, see promising companies, learn about investment opportunities, meet individuals from the energy & clean technology industry, learn about promising companies seeking to expand their management team, as well networking and learning opportunities for entrepreneurs, researchers, investment professional and business executives.
The must-attend event is open to anyone involved in the energy and clean technology community. The conference will include industry luminary speakers, investors, and promising startups from throughout the U.S. and beyond.
On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, the startups will present their 4-minute Business Pitches to investors, corporate innovation groups, and Forum attendees. The program and presentations are followed by a networking reception and recognition of the top 10 Most Promising Companies. On the day after the Energy and Clean Tech Venture Forum (Thursday, September 12th), participating startups hold several one-on-one meetings with investors and industry representatives called Investor Office Hours.
Formatted like a speed-dating event, these rotating meetings with investors are intended as introductions to your company and opportunities to get advice and establish industry contacts. Investors include venture capitalists, corporate investors, and angel investors. Office Hours are private and by invitation only.
There is no fee to apply. If you are selected to present, the cost to present is $295.