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Tuesday, October 15 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Setting Your Clean-Tech Startup for Success in Solar and Energy Efficiency

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The clean energy technology market is as hot as ever. Solar energy is the cheapest new source of electricity. Batteries and storage have reached critical mass. Electrical vehicles are gaining market penetration. Nearly every building owner is pursuing aggressive energy savings technologies. And climate-oriented funds are scaling up investments in innovative technology companies.

The clean-tech space is exciting. To succeed, clean-tech startups face even more challenges than most startups. They must navigate the fluid energy policy landscape and the incumbent advantage of large utilities. And for solar and battery innovators, they must secure customers and capital even faster than other entrepreneurs.

Avisen Legal's informal roundtable will feature successful clean-tech startups who have blazed a path for others, alongside advisors and attorneys with deep experience helping clean-tech entrepreneurs overcome these many hurdles - and achieve extraordinary impact in the process.

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Brian Edstrom

Attorney, Avisen Legal, P.A.
I am an attorney and founding shareholder of Avisen Legal, P.A., an entrepreneurial business law firm. I build upon my own experience as an entrepreneur (Avisen is just entering its second year of existence), as well as my prior experience working with the U.S. Department of Justice... Read More →
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Jeremy Kalin

Jeremy thrives as a strategic advisor, connecting the big picture with critical legal details required to make great ideas become reality.Jeremy is able to connect with the real-world challenges of entrepreneurs, project developers, public officials and non-profit leaders. Clients... Read More →
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Nathan Wade

Investment Officer, McKnight Foundation
Nate Wade became the investment officer at the McKnight Foundation in 2019, covering its $2.2 billion endowment, which includes a 10 percent commitment to impact investing. Wade provides strategic analysis of the portfolio, working directly with fund managers, the board’s investment... Read More →

Michael Allen

President, All Energy Solar

Ralph Jacobson

Ralph Jacobson founded IPS Solar (formally Innovative Power Systems) in 1991 with the simple goal of helping customers save money and the environment. Since that time IPS has completed over 1,000 renewable projects and solidified our spot as one of the top US solar contractors. Our... Read More →

Tuesday October 15, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
AT&T Tower