Finalists Named for PortTech EXPO Pitch Competition – Sept 5

The 2012 PortTech EXPO opens with the Entrepreneur Showcase and Pitch Competition.  The 3rd Annual EXPO kicks off the evening of Sept 5 at 5:00 PM at the DoubleTree Hilton in Cabrillo Marina with an opening reception.  Register today at:  PortTech EXPO Registration.

The Pitch Competition will feature 11 presentations – 10 finalists and an alternate:

CleanAirTec, LLC.,  CEO Lutz Lehmann

EcoPas, LLC.,  CEO Steve Colome´

EnSolve Biosystems, Inc.,  CEO Jason Caplan

EnZinc, Inc.,  CTO Bill Cogen

Four Products, LLC., CEO Joseph Demers

Marenco Technology Group,  CEO Harriet Roop and CTO Hap Nguyen

Pareto Point Industries, Inc.,  CEO Robert Hammer

PurWaste, LLC.,  CTO Jorg Lorscheider

TREXA, LLC., CEO Seth Seaberg

Vӱykn, Inc., CEO Steve Kuzara

ALT:  ACTON, Inc., spnKiX, CEO Janelle Wang and CTO Peter Treadway

So go ahead and register for the event.  Your registration covers admission to both days – the Pitch Competition on Sept 5th and the General Session on Sept 6 at the San Pedro DoubleTree Hilton.  The General Session starts at 8:00 AM and will feature three panels sessions (Financing Tech, Environmental Tech, Labor and Technology); the debut of a Class 8 Electric Truck by one of PortTech’s clients – TransPower; a luncheon with CEC Commissioner Carla Peterman’s keynote presentation, an SBIR/STTR workshop; breakout sessions; Awards Presentation and closing reception at 3:00 PM on Thursday.

PortTech EXPO 2012 is hosted by PortTechLA, a 501(c)(3) clean technology commercialization center and incubator program adjacent the Port of Los Angeles. The EXPO draws nearly 100 exhibitors, presenters and sponsors, and more than 300 business, industry, research and community leaders each year.