Energy technology startups and researchers will have an opportunity to present their ideas to a panel of top investors at the 2014 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit's Future Energy Pitching Session
. If you are running an innovative energy technology startup or a research project with commercial potential, then you can apply to pitch your idea. Eight applicants will have the opportunity to present their ideas to a panel of venture capital investors, who will provide feedback and actionable advice to the startups in real-time. All Summit attendees are invited to attend the Pitching Session and vote for their favorite startup.
This is a great opportunity to get investor feedback, generate exposure for your ideas, and make connections to get to the next level. Applications are due by Friday, January 17, 2014
. Visit the ARPA-E Summit website
for additional information and to apply.
Countdown to The Summit
The 5th annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is right around the corner, and early-bird registration for the February 24-26 event ends TODAY! Visit the ARPA-E Summit website to learn more and secure your spot at the preeminent energy industry event of the year.
ARPA-E has already confirmed exciting speakers for this year’s lineup, including economist Mariana Mazzucato
and NRG Energy President and CEO David Crane
. Mazzucato is a Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex and an active advisor in the areas of innovation and industrial policy, both in the UK and abroad. She is the author of "The Entrepreneurial State," a book the Financial Times
called "brilliant." Under Crane's leadership, NRG has become a Fortune 500 company with enough generating capacity to power nearly 40 million homes, benefiting about 2.2 million retail customers. Prior to joining NRG, Crane was CEO of International Power PLC, a UK-based wholesale power generation company. He also worked for Lehman Brothers and ABB Energy Ventures, where he was responsible for developing and financing independent power generation plants and transmission facilities in the Asia-Pacific region.