Wells Fargo to present $20M check to expand NREL’s Innovation Incubator program April 13

Friday April 7, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Wells Fargo Foundation, NREL Industry Growth Forum, Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator

 

DENVER -- The Wells Fargo Foundation will present a $20 million check to the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Lab’s Innovation Incubator (IN2) during NREL’s annual Industry Growth Forum set for April 13-14.NREL_Growth_Forum_logoUSE

The IN2 is a partnership between Wells Fargo and NREL.

The funds will be used to expand the IN2 cleantech incubator program, a public-private commercialization model supporting early-stage startups on their path to market.

NREL’s Industry Growth Forum features pitch presentations from startups -- including IN2 awardees -- seeking investment, provocative panel discussions and one-on-one networking sessions over the two-day event.

The IGF aims to create a platform to connect entrepreneurs with the investment community and other clean energy professionals to stimulate investment and relationships needed to bring cutting-edge cleantech technologies to the marketplace, NREL said.

Attendees will include Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, venture capitalists, corporate investors, NREL representatives, Wells Fargo and IN2 award-winning companies along with city officials, policy experts and cleantech industry leaders.

The Wells Fargo check presentation will take place on April 13 at noon to showcase the expansion of NREL’s IN2 program.

The Industry Growth Forum will be held at the Westin Downtown Denver, 1672 Lawrence St. from 7:30 a.ml to 5 p.m. both days.

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