Forward Fest – Innovation and Sustainability: Startups, Business Models, Market Trends

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Forward Fest – Innovation and Sustainability: Startups, Business Models, Market Trends

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Forward Fest: Hear from founders, experts and startup execs in clean tech, energy & renewables.

  • What are the opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs addressing big problems in climate and sustainability (such as energy and renewable resources) while bringing their inventions to market?
  • What are larger market forces and trends, regulatory climate, and successful business models?
  • What is spurring market adoption?
  • How can emerging companies get traction and break into established systems?
  • Where are we seeing investment and growth?

Industry experts, founders and startup executives with UW-spinouts in clean tech, energy and renewables will address these questions and share their insights. Panelists include Matt Maroon, CEO, C-Motive; Kevin Barnett, co-founder and CTO, Pyran; Mark Zager, CEO, Silatronix; Allie Gross, Program Manager, Evergreen Climate Innovations (previously Clean Energy Trust); Greg Keenan, Senior Director, Ventures & Accelerator, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF); and moderator Mary Blanchard, Associate Director, Wisconsin Energy Institute. Sponsored by the UW-Madison Innovate Network and Wisconsin Energy Institute.

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Website:
https://forwardfest.org/events/Sustainability

Organizer

Innovate Network
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Venue

StartingBlock
821 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703
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