Apr 7, 2015 10:36:00 AM
Topics: Clean Energy Challenge, Chicago Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, creativity, inspiration, leadership
Mar 31, 2015 1:15:54 PM
What drives the 2015 Clean Energy Challenge Finalists as inventors and competitors? We know there's more than caffeine fueling their long nights of testing theories, working through prototypes and calculating the next move.
Topics: Clean Energy Challenge, Entrepreneurship, TEDtalks, Innovation, music, creativity, finalists, art, inspiration, leadership
Mar 17, 2015 1:34:00 PM
In honor of Women’s Awareness Month, Clean Energy Trust is taking this opportunity to recognize outstanding leaders who break gender barriers and inspire our passion for science, technology and innovation.
Topics: Teaching ,, Clean Energy,, Values,, Clean Energy Challenge, business values,, cleantech, Women in STEM, Entrepreneurship
Mar 12, 2015 2:48:00 PM
Topics: Clean Energy,, Clean Energy Challenge, cleantech, Chicago Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Apps, iPhone
Mar 4, 2015 11:58:27 AM
Clean Energy Trust recently attended the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Innovation Summit in Washington DC. The summit calls on academia, government and business to tackle advanced energy solutions through collaborative relationships. As active supporters of collaborative and innovative solutions for clean technology, we were excited to be a part of the action.
Topics: Clean Energy,, Funding, Department of Energy, JCESR, startups, cleantech, energy storage, Entrepreneurship
Feb 25, 2015 5:23:26 PM
I recently had the great honor of celebrating the success of LuminAID, a Chicago-based cleantech company that produces solar-powered inflatable lights, on ABC’s “Shark Tank” with a packed room of friends and colleagues at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. We all cheered when one Shark after the other offered LuminAID founders Andrea Sreshta and Anna Stork deals to fund their growing company. In the end, all five Sharks made an offer and Andrea and Anne chose Mark Cuban, who had waited to strike once the other Sharks showed their cards. Andrea and Anna were able to secure more funding and gain exposure on this one-of-a-kind national stage, but the reason this event was special was due to the way the Chicago community rallied around the LuminAID founders.
Topics: Clean Energy,, Clean Energy Challenge, startups, Women in STEM, Chicago Innovation, Entrepreneurship