Mayor Announces Opening of First CleanTech Accelerator

Mayor Announces Opening of First CleanTech Accelerator Greenstart Brings Four New Cleantech Firms & Drives Startups, Economic Growth and Green Jobs in SF

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the opening of Greenstart, the first cleantech startup accelerator, at 22 Battery Street in San Francisco. Greenstart’s first group of startup companies represents a wide swath of cleantech industry, including smart appliances, renewable energy, consumer software and energy efficiency.

“Today I am proud to welcome Greenstart and their first four startups – Lono, Sylvatex, Tenrehte Technologies and Wa.tt – to San Francisco,” said Mayor Lee. “As the first cleantech accelerator in San Francisco, Greenstart will serve as an engine for starting new companies, driving economic growth and creating green jobs in our City. San Francisco is at the center of the cleantech industry, and I remain committed to supporting the growth and success of this critical sector.” Read more.

Posted on September 20, 2011 | The comments to this entry are closed.