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Clean-tech ‘accelerator’ Greenstart opens in S.F.

Greenstart aims to help startups succeed by providing seed funding, resources, mentors, networking opportunities and connections to investors during an intensive three-month program, similar to the “boot camp for startups” that Mountain View’s Y Combinator runs for tech firms.

From SF Gate:

“Greenstart, an “accelerator” to boost fledgling clean-technology companies, opened its reclaimed-wood doors in downtown San Francisco on Tuesday, the first such enterprise in a city that hopes to become a hub for clean tech.

The first four companies of what eventually will be hundreds cycling through Greenstart’s flexible work space represent an array of clean-tech approaches: biomass diesel, a smart plug, energy monitoring software and a smart window shade. Greenstart said the four, selected from 130 applicants, are already capital efficient and able to generate revenue in 12 months or less…”

Applications re-open October 2, 2011 [web]

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