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…”