|Commercialization Programs and Services|
Commercialization assistance is critical to the CleanTech Alliance mission. Our programs help early-and late-stage companies hone their business plans, products and market delivery to cross the valleys of death from concept to commercialization to success. Connections matter in commercialization. The Alliance delivers by connecting startups with established industry players to spur mentorship, knowledge sharing, partnership opportunities, market development and funding.
The CleanTech Alliance and Oregon BEST partnered to create the Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator, a 12-week accelerator program specifically designed for startups using or developing clean technologies in the Pacific Northwest. The program taps both the influence and reach of both the CleanTech Alliance and Oregon BEST to deliver an extensive regional network of cleantech expertise, organizations and research labs to deliver mentorship, access, curriculum and other forms of support. The program offers:
The Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator is a perfect opportunity to accelerate your business without giving up any equity or ownership rights. Because it’s non-dilutive, startups can take part in the program as a standalone offering or as an add-on with other business accelerators or incubators. Contact Gabe Boeckman to learn more.
Are you an experienced entrepreneur or business leader looking to advance Washington State’s cleantech economy? Become a Cascadia CleanTech mentor and help accelerate entrepreneurs and emerging companies across the Pacific Northwest. On average, mentors spend approximately two hours per month with their mentees over the course of a 12-week program. Longer relationships, however, are encouraged and often forged.
Generalist mentors are experienced entrepreneurs and business leaders with proven records of success in relevant cleantech industries or innovation-driven startups. Generalist mentors become a champion for their mentees, helping them:
Tapping world-class expertise in key functional disciplines like finance, marketing, engineering, sustainability and legal is vital for entrepreneurial success. Specialist mentors are an elite group of subject matter experts acting as ongoing resources across a broad range of categories, including:
Interested in becoming a Cascadia CleanTech mentor or receiving mentorship? Contact Gabe Boeckman to learn more.
Companies looking for funding will be included in the Department of Commerce Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) database. The Alliance also turns to listed companies for program speakers, media outreach, case studies and resources for our outreach efforts.
CleanTech Alliance member connections deliver customer feedback, partnership opportunities, market insights and more. Contact Gabe Boeckman to discuss connection opportunities surrounding:
Contact Gabe Boeckman at 206-389-7271 to learn more about clean technologies mentorship opportunities, partnerships and accelerator programs.