76West Semifinals are here! Join us for the public pitches on Friday, May 13 at Cornell University.
An initiative of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, 76West is a NYSERDA-sponsored business competition focused on attracting startups to build clean energy businesses and create jobs in New York State’s Southern Tier Region.
Semifinalist teams from across the state, country, and globe will be pitching for a spot in the finals. A spot in the finals guarantees teams one of 6 prizes, from $1 million to $250,000, as well as incubator space, support services, and national recognition.
Mark your calendar and join us for one of four pitch sessions:
Session 1: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Klarman Auditorium, Klarman Hall
- Microgen Systems, Inc.
- AMBIS Technologies
- Applied Biorefinery Sciences
- Turbulent Energy
- Weaver Wind Energy
- Novorocs Technologies
Session 2: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall
- Lionano, Inc.
- Global Thermostat
- Uma Bioseed
- BESSTECH LLC
- HiTES Energy Storage
Session 3: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Klarman Auditorium, Klarman Hall
- Oasis Farms Southern Tier
- Micatu, Inc.
- Charge CCV
Session 4: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall
- LC Drives
- Opus One Energy Solutions
- Standard Hydrogen Corporation
- Live Traffic Data, LLC
Keep an eye out for the semifinalist announcements soon, and follow #76West and @STstartup on Twitter for updates as our semifinalists tour the Southern Tier region, work with the 76West mentors, and perfect their pitches in the week leading up to the pitch event.
The Southern Tier Startup Alliance is proud to be implementing the 76West Competition with NYSERDA. STSA’s goal is to support the regional ecosystem of entrepreneurs and organizations in order to build a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. By attracting clean energy companies to the Southern Tier, we’re building our regional entrepreneurial ecosystem and strengthening it by fostering collaborations across the region. Join us for these semifinals pitches and celebrate the growth of the Southern Tier ecosystem.
Questions? Please contact 76West@STstartup.com.