Pavilion 132 (Main Level Exhibit Hall)
Start-Up Alley, presented by Solar Power International and Clean Energy Trust, is a program dedicated exclusively to promoting up-and-coming companies in the solar industry by offering a competitive forum for early-stage solar companies to increase their visibility in the market. Located on the Expo floor in Pavilion #132, Start-Up Alley features cutting-edge technologies and innovative business plans.
Check back after August 11, 2014 for a list of participating companies!
Start-Up Alley Challenge
On Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. in S4
Finalists will pitch their business proposals to a panel of highly distinguished venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, corporate investors, and business leaders. Attend the challenge and hear from companies with some of the most cutting-edge technologies in the solar industry!
Are you an established company looking to demonstrate your leadership in emerging clean energy technology? Sponsorship opportunities are available for your organization to participate as a recognized partner of Start-Up Alley.
Thank you to our Start-Up Alley Partner – Clean Energy Trust
Clean Energy Trust (CET) offers business development support to clean energy start-ups. Sector experts provide feedback, expertise, and develop strategies for the best path to commercialization and market growth. The most promising technologies are eligible for financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, and equity. The Clean Energy Trust leverages its strategic relationships to support the broader mission of education and advocacy related to the adoption and advancement of clean energy technology. Learn More >>
- Listen to a Program Overview from Mike Dershowitz, founding sponsor of Start-Up Alley and president of ModSolar, LLC.
- Watch an interview with Michael Sharber, CEO of GreenLancer.com and last year’s Start-Up Alley Challenge winner, and Jigar Shah, CEO of Jigar Shah Consulting and one of the challenge judges, to learn more about the benefits of participating, the process, and what the judges are looking for in a successful business plan.
- Read a blog post by Mike Dershowitz, founding sponsor of Start-Up Alley and president of ModSolar, LLC, titled Lessons from Start-Up Alley.
- Check out what happened in 2013!