Entries by LACI

Hollywood Electrics: #1 In the World

LACI Portfolio Company Hollywood Electrics is the premier electric motorcycle dealership and performance parts manufacturer on the planet. Trailblazing founder Harlan Flagg has carried the largest selection of electric motorcycles globally since 2010, is the top dealer for Brammo and Zero electric motorcycles, has had sales growth every year, and has an award-winning Racing Team. A […]

Pasadena Angels Invest $75K in LACI Portfolio Company Nevados Engineering

Pasadena, California (August 2, 2016) – The Pasadena Angels (PA) today announced the first investment from their PA Fund 1 (The Fund).  The Fund invested an additional $75K in Nevados Engineering, a clean tech company whose solar single-axis-tracker enables ground-based installation on virtually any terrain; improving on solar project economics. The Pasadena Angels have previously […]

Growing Local Roots

LACI portfolio company Local Roots is an indoor vertical farming company based in Los Angeles, designing and integrating farming solutions that are more sustainable than conventional methods. Recently, LACI visited their facility to learn a little more about their “Farms of the Future.” What inspired you to start Local Roots? The three of us, Eric Ellestad, Dan […]

Happy Hour for Women Entrepreneurs & Investors

Monday, October 24 6:30PM – 8:30PM LA Cleantech Incubator (LACI)   Please join LACI and SheEO for an evening of networking and an introduction to two new initiatives for women entrepreneurs and investors in LA! LACI’s Women in Cleantech Initiative is focused on increasing women’s participation (eventually expanding to other underrepresented populations) in the cleantech […]

Silicon Dragon Venture Salon LA

Silicon Dragon’s Salon features an evening of venture talk with investors, tech chats with entrepreneurs, pitches by founders, networking, food and drink October 21, 2016 5:30pm – 8pm Venture Capital Talks: William Bao Bean, General Partner, SOSV China Accelerator, Shanghai Mike Prasad, Managing Director & Founding Partner, ventureLab, LA Tech Chat: Jeremy Goldkorn, Managing Director, […]

Innovate x Water

           Tuesday, November 15 8:00AM – 2:00PM LA Cleantech Incubator (LACI) Exploring how water plays into the civic fabric of the greater Southern California region. PANEL 1 How Clean Tech is Reinventing the Water World PANEL 2 What’s Working: Is Our Messaging Shifting Public Awareness and Behavior PANEL 3 All Hands […]

Hive Lighting Wins 2016 Award of Excellence at NAB

LACI Portfolio company Hive Lighting’s new 1000 Watt Plasma Bulb successfully debuted at NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show 2016 in Las Vegas last week. The 1000 Watt Plasma Bulb took home a 2016 Award of Excellence from ProductionHUB, the global network of freelancers, crew and vendors.

Sustainable City pLAn 2015-16

In LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Sustainable City pLAn First Annual Report for 2015-16, LACI gets called out in the Prosperity and Green Jobs section (chapter 8) for it’s UBI global ranking among cleantech incubators, as well as it’s success with portfolio companies and jobs created. LACI portfolio company Pick My Solar is noted in Local Solar (chapter 2) for the outstanding progress they made in 2015.