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2024 Cleantech Open Northeast Boston Kickoff Party

March 27, 2024 @ 5:00 pm 7:00 pm ET

Join NECEC and Cleantech Open Northeast for an evening of food, drink, celebration, and opportunity!

Please note that this event was postponed from its original date on Feb. 13 due to inclement weather. Wednesday, March 27 is the new date for this event.

Since 2005, more than 70% of Cleantech Open’s reporting U.S. alumni companies are still active and have collectively raised over $2B in external funding.

Learn how the accelerator program can help you develop your cleantech venture and how to apply to the accelerator. We welcome entrepreneurs, students, investors, savvy technologists, and those interested in joining our growing cleantech community.


About Cleantech Open – meet the Cleantech Open Northeast team and learn about opportunities to be involved.

Alumni Lightning Talks – hear from Cleantech Open alumni about their experiences in the program.

Entrepreneur Introductions – tell us about yourself and your clean technology & business. To participate in this part of the program, please sign up when you register!

Q&A – ask your questions about the program, application process, and more.

Networking – meet people in the local ecosystem who are interested in and support Boston cleantech entrepreneurs in a wide variety of ways.

The Cleantech Open early bird application is open NOW through February 29! For more information, read The 2024 Cleantech Open Northeast 1-pager which includes application info & deadlines.

Event Speakers

  • Kevin Knobloch, CEO, Greentown Labs
  • Susan Stewart, Investments Principal, MassCEC
  • Joe Curtatone, President, NECEC
  • Andrew Maker, Senior Officer, Canadian Consulate
  • Nick Hill, Mentor Committee Co-Chair, Cleantech Open Northeast
  • Trish Fleming, Mentor, Cleantech Open Northeast
  • Jose LaSalle, Founder, florrent (2022 alum)
  • Shiv Bhakta, Founder, Active Surfaces (2023 alum)
  • Nikita Patil and Shamalee Pandit, Co-Founders, Aquassaic (2023 alum)

Register Now

Learn more and register here!

Venue Information

Parking is incredibly limited at Greentown Labs and we encourage attendees to consider taking advantage of public transportation. We’re a short 1-mile walk from the Harvard MBTA station down Kirkland and Washington Streets. Union Square in Somerville is also easily accessible via the #86 and #91 MBTA buses. We offer indoor bike parking on-site and the closest Bluebikes stations are at Dane St., Conway Park and Union Square.

Greentown Boston
444 Somerville Ave
Somerville, Massachusetts 02143 United States
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Event Health + Safety Policy

This event is slated to be in-person and masks are encouraged but not required Greentown Labs. We recommend a medical grade or K/N95 mask; Greentown provides medical grade masks at the front desk of each location.

Greentown Labs is committed to the health and safety of our team, startups, partners, and attendees, and is actively monitoring local guidelines and CDC recommendations. Please reach out Kelly Wilson (kwilson@greentownlabs.com), Events Coordinator, with any questions on our safety policy.