Clean tech industry ‘on a roll’ in the Sacramento region

Clean tech industry ‘on a roll’ in the Sacramento region

As reported by Mark Glover of the Sacramento Bee, CleanStart Inc., the Sacramento-based nonprofit that works to foster the growth of clean tech companies throughout the region, said Wednesday that 94 area firms generated $3.2 billion in revenue in 2016.
What are reasonable expectations of crowdfunding?

What are reasonable expectations of crowdfunding?

There are lots of kinds of crowdfunding–starting with asking for donations to selling stock in your company.  Clearly asking for donations is going to result in a lot less money than offering a discount for pre-ordering a product or selling shares of stock....
CleanStart PowerUp! Progress Report Release!

CleanStart PowerUp! Progress Report Release!

CleanStart Progress Report Launch Party was a Success! Last week’s CleanStart Progress Report Launch was a success.  Companies from all over the area attend.   John Bissell talked about Micromidas becoming Origin Materials. We learned more about the sustainable...
That First Earth-Day

That First Earth-Day

by Gary Simon — April 22, 1970.  A very important day in my life for sure.  I was on the Quad at Indiana University in my final semester, heading to medical school.  Understand that it was usually a place to avoid.  Protests against the Vietnam War were nearly...
Sacramento Startup Profile: Arya Rashid Of Tenkiv

Sacramento Startup Profile: Arya Rashid Of Tenkiv

Clean water, most of us take it for granted. But 2.5 billion people across the globe lack access to clean water. In places like Afghanistan, lack of access to water sanitation leads to a 1 in 5 child mortality rate. But a local Sacramento clean tech startup has taken...
Sacramento Startup TENKIV Tackles the Global Clean Water Crisis

Sacramento Startup TENKIV Tackles the Global Clean Water Crisis

Sacramento Startup Tenkiv announced today that it is raising funds via its second Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to finish deployment of its revolutionary Solar Thermal Energy System. The company set out to raise $50,000 on Kickstarter to produce the first batch of...
Interview with Thomas Hall of CleanStart

Interview with Thomas Hall of CleanStart

I had a chance this morning after today’s 1 Million Cups event to sit down with Thomas Hall, Executive Director of CleanStart, and chat about the CleanStart program. CleanStart is accelerating the development of clean technology ventures within the Greater Sacramento...

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