Bright Power Presents at NYC Cleantech Event, Jan. 10th, 2012


Jeff Perlman present at the next NYC Cleantech event, an opportunity to talk cleantech with industry insiders and discover exciting prospects for investment or collaboration. The keynote speaker is Bilal ZuberiPrincipal, General Catalyst. Bilal focuses on investments in companies with deep technology focus, especially clean energy. Also, there is a session on “What an Angel investor considers before making an investment” with Mario Casabona at 4 p.m.

NYC Cleantech Opportunities (Tuesday, January 10, 2012)

(The Offices of Hodgson Russ LLP, 1540 Broadway, 24th Floor, NY)

Presenting companies:

  • EnergyScoreCards is an online energy management and benchmarking tool specifically designed for multi-tenant buildings. Our system organizes energy and water usage data, supports financial planning for energy improvements, and tracks the progress and success of energy- and water-saving efforts.
  • Urban Green Energy is a world leader in small wind energy and renewable energy systems. UGE designs, manufactures, and markets cutting-edge vertical axis wind turbines and hybrid wind/solar streetlamps which exceed the standards of safety, reliability, and excellence our customers expect. UGE partners with customers around the world to provide innovative solu- tions to the world’s energy needs.
  • XL Hybrids has developed a hybrid electric conversion technology for Class 1 through 3 commercial vans and trucks. We engineered the powertrain to increase vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions, while generating a return on investment from the fuel savings. We believe that it takes a sensible economic proposition to drive real progress in fuel consumption and emissions reduction.
  • About Bilal Zuberi: Bilal Zuberi co-founded a successful program to promote and encourage university based entrepreneurship (ENTER), co-organizes annual University Research and Entrepreneurship Symposium (URES), is a member of the TiE Entrepreneurship Taskforce, and a charter member of OPEN. Bilal is also a member of the core founding team of LUMS School of Science and Engineering in Pakistan. eate, 1995). Bilal was an entrepreneur (co-founder of GEO2 Technologies that also spun out BIO2 Technologies), strategy consultant (The Boston Consulting Group) and a scientific researcher (PNNL – Department of Energy).His technical work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and 30+ patents & applications.

4 – 5 p.m. Exclusive Angel Investor Meeting with Mario Casabona
5 – 5:30 p.m. Registration
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Cocktails and networking reception
6:15 – 6:20 p.m. Introduction Daniel A. Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
6:20 – 6:25 p.m. Moderator John Lieberman CPA/PFS, Managing Director, Perelson Weiner
6:25 – 7 p.m. Keynote speaker Bilal Zuberi, Principal, General Catalyst
7 – 7:45 p.m. Presenting companies
7:45 – 9 p.m. Networking

This program is complimentary. Space is limited. Register today! Registration subject to verification of credentials. We do not accept registrations from individuals or companies that we deem to offer competitive services. The event is only accepting 15 founders of early stage cleantech companies on a first come basis.

RSVP by January 3 to Mandy Pickering: Online: E-mail: Please include your name, company, address, e-mail, and phone.

Sponsors: Hodgson Ross, Saddlerock Advisors, Perelson WeinerHoltzman Communications