Hear From Our Best!

Join us for an unforgettable evening at our upcoming “Spotlight Investor Pitch Night,” coinciding with Global Entrepreneurship Week. It’s happening on Thursday, November 16th, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Carlsen Center.

Unveiling Four Companies with Compelling Stories

We’re thrilled to introduce you to four worthy companies actively seeking investment and demonstrating remarkable market traction. This event is your chance to engage with these successful innovators on the verge of rapid growth, having strategically mitigated their risks. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about their potentially game-changing innovations.

Meet the Innovators:

XeroHome – Witness cutting-edge AI technology that customizes clean energy recommendations for homeowners without the need for on-site visits or labor-intensive audits. With nationwide utility endorsements, this is a big leap in the world of sustainable energy.

LiCAP Technologies – Explore a breakthrough in battery production that is more cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and power-boosting. Battery manufacturers are eagerly awaiting this high-speed manufacturing solution to revolutionize the industry.

AscentOs – Be captivated by software designed to streamline the process of selling solar and storage systems, reducing installation costs for homeowners and small businesses. Early users are raving about this game-changing solution.

JAPA – Say goodbye to the hassle of searching for parking spots. JAPA’s innovative sensor technology and user-friendly app are already winning the hearts of major hospitals, ensuring you never waste time or fuel looking for a parking space again.

Engage and Learn:

Each company will have just 10 minutes to present their visionary ideas, followed by an engaging Q&A session with our panel of five industry experts. Then, the floor opens for questions from the audience.


The event will take place at the Carlsen Center, located at Sac State. As you network and mingle, enjoy a selection of drinks and light refreshments. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be amazed and inspired by these incredible companies as they take their game to the next level. Be a part of something truly special – join us on November 16th!

Mark your calendar, and reserve your spot now!

Thomas Hall


Gary Simon is the Chair of CleanStart's Board. A seasoned energy executive and entrepreneur with 45 years of experience in business, government, and non-profits.

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