Green Innovations

Developing renewable and clean technology companies in New York

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

UVANY and The Clean Tech Center -- Capital Forum on "Financing Green Innovation"

January 7, 2010 - Hope Lodge at Greek Peak

Be one of the first to visit Hope Lake Lodge, one of Upstate’s premier new “green destinations.” The recently opened LEED construction 172,000-square-foot, five-floor hotel and condominium lodge, includes a 42,000-square-foot indoor water park, a 5,500-square-foot spa, and 2,500 square feet of conference space.  Finger Lakes craftsmanship, local materials including glacial stone, sophisticated energy and water management and conservation systems, and clean energy technologies are just some of the highlights. 

Presented by The Clean Tech Center in conjunction with the Upstate Venture Association of New York

Featured speaker -- Robert Balk
Join Bob Balk, a long-time member of the International Olympic Committee and six-time Paralympic ski medalist for a presentation on “Financing Innovation.”  Bob was senior manager for Global Venture Capital Investments for the Boeing Corporation’s Phantom Works $250 million global venture capital investment fund and a board member of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Corporate Venturing Group Advisory Board.

Also on the program will be Mike Shimazu, Project Manager at NYSERDA in Clean Energy Research and Market Development, who manages NYSERDA's incubator, manufacturing incentive, and business development programs.
Plus pitches by five “clean tech companies to watch” – some of the most promising new companies in the Upstate region.

Registration and refreshments at 3 pm.  Program starts at 3:30 pm and ends at 5 pm
Fee of $20, payable to UVANY (Upstate Venture Association of New York)
Registration on UVANY website: