The 2017 New York Clean Energy Industry Report calculates 146,000 clean energy jobs across New York State at the end of 2016. Highlights include 3.4% historical growth of clean energy jobs from December 2015 to December 2016, while NY’s overall employment growth was 1.9% during that time. The Report also reveals 7% projected growth of clean energy jobs by the end of 2017.
Investor Connections for Clean Energy Startups
Upstate Capital is hosting an evening of networking for angel, seed, and venture capital investors to connect with energy and sustainability startups and established companies in the Southern Tier startup ecosystem in Upstate New York.
The goal for the event is to include members of Upstate Capital, incubator directors from Southern Tier, startups from incubators in the Southern Tier, and all gather together to showcase the startup community in the Southern Tier, and one that actively supports cleantech companies launching in the region.
Participants will include entrepreneurs, company executives, NYSERDA program managers, investors and business leaders from across the region and outside the region.
Tickets: $75 for general admission, $35 for Upstate Capital members. Cap of 150 registrants for max capacity of 120 attendees. Free passes for invited 76 West participants and REV members. Heavy appetizers and beverages, including an open bar, will be provided.
NYSERDA is pleased to announce it will host the New York Green Innovation Showcase at The New York Academy of Sciences in New York City on November 7. The 2016 inaugural event attracted more than 70 leading investors and strategic partners from around the globe, and featured over 60 of New York State’s most promising clean energy technology companies.
This invitation-only event will once again convene the full spectrum of early stage and growth-stage investors, strategic partners, startup companies, and venture development organizations from across the US to provide a premier networking opportunity for cleantech companies and development partners. The New York Green Innovation Showcase looks to curate and drive quality cleantech deal flow as well as improve the environment for syndication and co-investment for investors in New York State and beyond.
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