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Juicer’s Futureistic Electric Motorcycles Look 100 Years Old – Inverse

David Twomey may have pulled off something unthinkable. He’s made a cool electric motor bicycle. Los Angeles-based Juicer, a tiny firm that started in 2010, only makes two bikes per year, but those machines are turning heads wherever they go.

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Los Angeles: A Look Back at 2016 – LA Mayor Eric Garcetti

This was an incredible year for Los Angeles. Here are our highlights of everything we accomplished together in 2016.

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Wells Fargo Adds 10 Clean-Tech Startups to Innovation Incubator

Program helps advance energy efficiency for commercial buildings by providing startups with cash grants and in-kind resources to accelerate innovative clean technologies   SAN FRANCISCO, January 11, 2017 Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced it has selected the third round of clean technology startup companies to join the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), […]

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Year in Review: 2016 – LA Downtown News

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator hit its final milestones, with the state-of-the-art facility in the Arts District taking more startup companies into its portfolio and wrapping up construction on an R&D center in conjunction with the LADWP. The $47 million LACI is one of a handful of incubator hubs for budding clean technology companies in […]

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Carbon Trust, World Bank Team Up to Combat Climate Change, One SME at a Time – Sustainable Brands

Earlier this year, the World Bank announced a fundamental shift in its role of alleviating global poverty, by refocusing its financing efforts towards tackling climate change through the lens of SMEs. Last month, the group launched a new Climate Business Innovation Network (CBIN) during COP22 in Marrakech to help commercialize and diffuse clean technologies through […]

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VC Looks to Make Another Try at Cleantech In Silicon Valley – Pick My Solar – Forbes

In an event held on December 14, 2016, Plug and Play, a VC firm and startup incubator, announced its intention to launch a Sustainability Fund.

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LA Mayor Steps up Fight Against Climate Change in Boost to LA 2024’s “Green Games” Commitment – Around the Rings

Discussing the new initiatives Mayor Garcetti said: “Reducing L.A.’s carbon footprint means looking at all angles, and buildings are the single greatest source of greenhouse gases in Los Angeles — which is why I set targets in my Sustainable City pLAn to reduce energy use in existing buildings by 14% by 2025 and 30% by […]

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Can Cleantech be Egypt’s Greatest Wealth Generator? – Fred Walti – Wamba

The Egyptian cleantech ecosystem is a few years behind its cousin, pure tech, but the sector is beginning to show signs of consolidation.

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Government Must Finalise New Bankruptcy Law to Attract New Entrepreneurs: LACI (Fred Walti, Egypt) – Daily News Egypt

CEO of Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) Fred H. Walti determined three key factors to attracting American startups to Egypt.

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