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Cleantech is in Midwest Energy News!

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Midwest Energy News is talking about Cleantech Open-Midwest! Learn more by reading the article below, or by going to the Midwest Energy News website.

Beyond venture capital: Midwest clean tech looks for other funders amid gloomy investment outlook

WRITTEN BY: Kari Lydersen

Venture capital invested in clean tech is shrinking, and the capital that is being spent is concentrated on the East and West coasts, not the Midwest, according to a recent study by the Brookings Institution.

A related Brookings study also notes that the number of clean tech patents,...

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The 2017 Cleantech Open-Midwest Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced!

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Press Release Announcing the 2017 Semi-Finalists of the Cleantech Open-Midwest

May 25, 2017

The Midwest Region of the Cleantech Open is very pleased to announce our 25 semi-finalists for the 2017 Cleantech Open-Midwest accelerator! Selected from a pool of over 120 candidates the 2017 teams hail from 10 of the 13 Cleantech Open-Midwest states including Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota, Iowa, Kentucky, and Wisconsin. And significantly 20% of the business teams are led by student CEO’s and 25% of the teams are led by female...

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