|7th Annual Rice Alliance Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum|
Application Deadline: Friday, July 31, 2009, 5:00 p.m.
Event Date: Thursday, September 17, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Rice University, McNair Hall, Jones Graduate School of Business
The Rice Alliance is currently seeking applications from energy and clean technology companies to present in front of over 500 venture capitalists, investors, and other members of the venture community. The forum is the largest Energy & Clean Tech venture capital forum in the Southwest. Over 60 venture capital, corporate, and other investor firms have already confirmed participation (see below).
To apply to present: Email your executive summary to email@example.com (Deadline: Friday, July 31)
If you know a company that would benefit by presenting, please forward this email to them.
What are the benefits of presenting?
* To gain access to potential funding
* To gain visibility and traction within the energy and clean technology community
* To attract potential customers
* To cultivate alliances and/or strategic partnerships
* To increase networking and other kinds of business support
Who should apply to present?
Energy & Clean Technology companies involved in (but not limited to):
* Alternative, clean or sustainable energy
* O&G exploration and production
* O&G refining and marketing
* Electricity and power generation
* Energy storage, transportation, efficiency or conservation
* Environmental remediation
* Software applications for the energy/clean tech industry
What are the presentation categories?
* Business Plan:
10-minute business plan presentation and receive feedback from an investor panel
* Elevator Pitch:
90-second elevator pitch presentation
* Company Showcase:
Trade-show style event featuring tabletop displays during the networking reception
How to apply
Submit an electronic version of your executive summary to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, July 31, 2009.
For suggested guidelines for preparing an executive summary click here.
Application Deadline: July 31, 2009
Deadline for Submitting Executive Summaries: Friday, July 31, 2009 (5:00 pm CDST)
For complete competition and application details: click here.
Cost to attend:
$75: non-members and members of the general public (early registration by Sept. 14 deadline)
No charge: 2009-2010 Rice Alliance Members and full-time Rice faculty/staff/students
$85: Walk-up Registration
Membership: Current members of the Rice Alliance can attend this Forum and other events throughout the year at no cost. Corporate membership starts at $500, and individual membership is $175. To join as a member, you can email, call, or join online: click here.
Membership runs through June 30, 2010.
More Info: Contact email@example.com or (713) 348-3443 or www.alliance.rice.edu