CleanStart was founded in 2005 as a nonprofit organization designed to accelerate the development of clean technology ventures within the Northern California region. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs with the knowledge, capital and connections that are critical to creating a successful new business. We do this by:
CONNECTING the Northern California region’s clean tech community through The Sacramento Clean Tech Showcase, Clean Tech Executive forums.
PROMOTING the region’s clean tech economy in the annual CleanStart Progress Report, on social media & news outlets and at statewide and national events.
EDUCATING Clean Tech business leaders through classes and the Entrepreneurs Showcase sponsored by Velocity Venture Capital.
Gary Simon, Chairman
A seasoned energy executive and entrepreneur with 45 years of experience in business, government, and non-profits.
Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses, leadership, financial management and is proficient in working with nonprofits. Thomas has a passion for sustainability and a commitment to supporting non-profits in the region.
A proven sales executive and entreprenuer with over 30 years of experience in building high performance sales teams and business development strategy.
Stoel Rives LLP
Established in 1907, Stoel Rives LLP counsels U.S. and international clients on virtually all aspects of their business law and litigation needs.
Weintraub | Tobin
With more than 70 lawyers strategically located in five cities, Weintraub Tobin is one of the most dynamic, fastest-growing law firms in California.
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Folsom, CA 95630
Sacramento, CA 95814