Rich May, P.C.’s Eric Krathwohl, Managing Director and Shareholder, spoke on a panel to the Cleantech Open 2020 Academy, presenting to approximately 70 entrepreneurial teams entered in the 2020 Northeast Cleantech Open Business Plan Competition.
Consisting of experienced mentors and award-winning team leaders, the panel discussed the Cleantech Open Experience, the mentor – mentee relationship, and best practices for both. Eric has mentored over a dozen teams over the past several years, including award-winning teams Proper Pipe and Aclarity.
Cleantech Open runs the world’s largest clean technology startup accelerator program, with the mission to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with ideas to solve the greatest environmental and energy challenges. Since 2006, Cleantech Open has worked with over 1,500 early stage clean technology innovators, helping them develop their business models, engage investors and secure first customers. Through their annual business competition and accelerator program, Cleantech Open connects clean technology startups with the people and resources that will accelerate their success, and provide a national platform for public visibility.
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