December 19, 2013
Energy Angels Provide Key Support for Cleantech Innovation in NW and Beyond
By Benjamin Romano, Originally published on Xconomy Seattle Washington Gov. Jay Inslee heaped praise on Seattle energy storage materials maker EnerG2as he celebrated the University of Washington’s Clean Energy Institute last week. As we’ve reported, the company is a fine example of innovation from a university lab translating to a cleantech job creator. It’s a model […]

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November 6, 2013
Special Opportunity on the East Coast – 8th Annual New England Venture Summit
This exclusive venture summit will bring together over 500 Venture Capitalists, Corporate VCs, Angel Investors, Investment Bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies; features more than 40 leading VCs on interactive panel discussions; presentations from more than 50 Top Innovators; a dedicated clean-tech track and clean-tech VC panel and high-level networking opportunities. Partial list […]

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November 5, 2013
Your invite for the Access to Capital event
If you are seeking startup, working or growth capital for your business, this is the event of the year. Learn about various local sources of capital and find out which are right for your business!  Join us for 4 incredible panels on traditional and alternative lending options, startups, crowdfunding and more… Access to lenders Meet […]

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September 13, 2013
What makes a city a startup hub?
The Kauffman Foundation caused a stir in economic-development circles last month with a report showing that high-tech startups are more evenly spread across the United States than many people assume. When researcher Ian Hathaway, an economic advisor with the advocacy group Engine, ranked metropolitan areas in terms of their per-capita density of high-tech startups, his top-25 list included […]

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August 15, 2013
NREL Industry Growth Forum: Apply by August 23, 2013
Reminder: Application Deadline Approaching Apply by August 23, 2013  The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is pleased to invite emerging clean energy startups from across the globe to apply to present their business opportunities at the 26th NREL Industry Growth Forum.       Must Apply by August 23, 2013 at 11:59 PM MST at NREL’s Industry Growth Forum Website […]

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July 23, 2013
Crosscut: What's Driving UW's New Business Boom?
Source: Drew Atkins, Cross Cut, July 22, 2013. Whether they’re concocting anti-aging makeup, or creating the tools to fight deadly diseases, the crop of start-up companies emerging from [WCTA Gold Member] University of Washington’s Center for Commercialization (C4C) have the potential to change how we live. They’ve already changed how the University of Washington is […]

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April 10, 2013
PolyDrop Wins $10K at UW Environmental Innovation Challenge
Teams from universities and colleges around the Northwest congregated at Seattle Center to pitch their innovations that addressed energy, urban agriculture, recycling, built environment, and water-related problems as part of Environmental Innovation Challenge.  $22,500 was awarded to five different teams. Taking the $10,000 first place was PolyDrop, which describes its effort as follows: The transportation […]

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April 5, 2013
Winners of the University of Washington Environmental Innovation Challenge Announced
Twenty student teams from Washington pitched their innovations at the University of Washington Environmental Innovation Challenge April 4, 2013, addressing energy, urban agriculture, recycling, built environment, and water-related problems with novel solutions.  Now in its fifth year, the Environmental Innovation Challenge focuses on the development of prototypes that solve today’s biggest environmental problems and have […]

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