LAUNCH

Short startup weekend events, like hackathons and launchpad, focus on ideation and team formation.

ACCELERATE

Supports early stage startups with forming their business, defining business model, raise investment and bring product to market.

FUND

Provides capital to startups in the form of grants, equity, and/or debt

The California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development Initiative (CalSEED) is a $24m grant program to help early stage California clean energy startups bring their concepts and prototypes to market. CalSEED is administered by CalCEF Ventures on behalf of the California Energy Commission.

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The CalTestBed Initiative is a voucher program that will assist clean energy entrepreneurs in gaining access to critical testing facilities and expedite their pathway to commercialization.

TEAM

Sarah Chester
Grants Compliance Manager

CalSEED/CalTestBed

Joy Larson
Program Director

CalSEED

Lindsey Roark
Communications Manager

CalSEED

Dawn Meza
Grant Administration Associate

CalSEED

Tenley Dalstrom
Director, California Programs

CalTestBed

Olivia Heitz
Program Associate

CalTestBed

NEWS

CALIFORNIA ENERGY INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

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