NYC CleanTech, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 @ 5:30-9pm
The Offices of Hodgson Russ LLP
1540 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York, NY
(Entrance on 45th Street, East of Broadway)
Don’t miss this opportunity to talk cleantech with industry insiders and discover exciting prospects for investment and collaboration.
Registration subject to verification of credentials. We do not accept registrations from individuals or companies that we deem to offer competitive services.
Franklin Madison, Managing Director at Gaia Ventures
Franklin Madison is a Managing Director at Gaia Ventures where he is responsible for the strategic development and growth of high-technology firms in North America. As a trusted advisor to CEOs of high tech companies in areas as diverse as cleantech, virtualization and defense technologies, Franklin provides strategic guidance for business plan development; capital formation; technology transfer commercialization opportunities and critical partnerships.
Madison’s venture capital experience on the advisory boards of Greenhills Ventures LLC; SJF Advisory Services (The consulting arm of SJF Ventures); SpringLab and most recently as a founding member of NYCSeed an early stage fund targeting software developers in partnership with The Polytechnic Institute of NYU; The New York City Investment Fund and The New York State Foundation for Science Technology and Innovation.
Franklin has served on the Board of Directors of the MIT Enterprise Forum NYC Chapter; and as a past Secretary and Treasurer of Games 4Change, Inc. (part of the Serious Games Initiative) who forges links between the electronic and casual game industry to benefit education, training, health, and public policy. For the past ten years Franklin served on the Board of Directors for battery technology market entrant Gaia Power Technologies. He currently sits on the Boards of EcoLogic Solutions and Sollega; both cleantech startups in NYC and is an advisor to EnergyHub whom he partnered with Con Edison and was named a Best Invention of 2009 by Time Magazine. Franklin currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Institute of Play which developed a high-technology chartered Middle School (Quest2Learn) which opened in Fall 2009; Recently he has served to develop and publish an annual report measuring New York State’s performance in the Innovation Economy. An annual reporting of the “State’s innovation capacity, activity and impact” to produce New York’s first Annual Innovation Report.
Additional presentations by:
Dash is an app that allows you to connect your car to your smartphone, transforming almost any car into a ‘smart car.’ Unlock enhanced performance, cost savings and social driving!
Dash gives drivers a score to encourage safe and efficient habits behind the wheel, while creating a rich data platform to make even better things possible in the future.
Smarter. Driving. Everyday.
. is a leading Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology company, providing easy-to-use energy efficiency and demand response solutions for utilities, enterprises, and homes. ThinkEco’s patented IoT technology platform enables cloud-based energy efficient and connected home applications powered by intelligent algorithms. ThinkEco also provides an attractive customer user interface and fully functional API with which utility and technology partners can integrate.
Radiator Labs is a Brooklyn based tech start-up eliminating inefficiencies in ageing urban infrastructure through a combined hardware and software approach. Radiator Labs produces a smart, drop-on retroﬁt for stand-alone steam heat radiators which allows tenants to control the temperature in their apartment via smartphone. Building-wide demonstrations of the Radiator Labs system have yielded savings of 30-40% in heating costs and dramatically increased user comfort. The enclosure, called the Cozy, represents the ﬁrst low-cost, easy-to-install solution for steam-heated buildings, connecting this older building stock to the age of smart and sustainable infrastructure.
5 – 5:30 p.m. Registration
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Cocktail and networking reception
6:15 – 6:25 p.m. Introduction, Daniel A. Spitzer, partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
6:25 – 7 p.m. Keynote speaker, Franklin Madison, Managing Director at Gaia Ventures
7 – 8 p.m. Company Presentations by:
8 – 9 p.m. Networking