Wendy Butts, CEO of LA Conservation Corps and some of her team described many of their programs and initiatives of their organization. www.lacorps.org
Yotam Solomon, CEO of Revoterial which is one of the LACI's Portfolio Companies described the innovation and superior eco-friendly products their company is developing for the fashion industry. Their technology is replacing outdated toxic industrial materials and creating improved lighter solutions for footwear, clothing, and the luggage categories. www.revoterial.com
Ian gave an informative presentation to the audience about California being the Cleantech capital and leader of the world and that CAGIX has combined the best in innovation practices with the most efficient funding ecosystem in one seamless platform and enables returns driven entrepreneurs and investors to work together on the biggest challenges of our generation.
The solution that CAGIX is solving is that making a smart investment requires having access to good information which adheres to a disciplined process. CAGIX employs best in class development and commercialization processes for early stage companies, broker-dealer diligence fundamentals, and long term, value driven vetting methodologies.
The CAGIX platform provides investors the tools to make a wise and informed investment. It is a easy to navigate website to discover actionable investment opportunities which address global challenges, but with a focused eye on the bottom line.
The event brought together current members of the LACI Leadership team and guests. in attendance were representatives from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, County of Los Angeles Sustainability Fleet & Transportation Environmental Initiatives, Los Angeles County Federation, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Commercial Technology Partnerships Office,
About the LA Cleantech Leadership Council
The Leadership Council is a key driving force behind the clean technology ecosystem in Los Angeles. This exclusive group represents some of the most committed and capable leaders in cleantech from the private sector, government, and academia. Together, they steer the strategy and facilitate the connections that strengthen and grow the LA cleantech ecosystem through LACI and other regional stakeholders.
Notable Guests & Speakers
- US Secretary of Labor
- US EPA Administrator
- Chair on White House Council on Environmental Quality
- DOE ARPA-E Director
- DOE Secretary Chief of Staff
- DOE EEE Administrator
- LA City Councilmembers
- Chair of the California Energy Commission
State Controller of California
Investor and Environmentalist Tom Steyer
About Bradford P. Wierick
Bradford P. Weirick is a partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in its Los Angeles office. He is Co-Chairman of the firm's Emerging Technologies Practice Group and a member of the firm's Corporations Department, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investment transactions and public and private securities offerings. www.gibsondunn.com/lawyers/bweirick
About Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, with more than 1,200 lawyers in 18 offices in major cities throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America.
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