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 […]


LACI’s Bob Musselman on An Inconvenient Truth’s 10 Year Anniversary

LACI Lead Executive in Residence Bob Musselman on the 10th Anniversary of An Inconvenient Truth. #ait10


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.


OriginClear Forms Strategic Partnership with LACI

OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), a leading provider of water treatment solutions, today announced that it has agreed to become a strategic partner of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI). OriginClear has relocated its headquarters to the La Kretz Innovation Campus (La Kretz) in downtown Los Angeles and intends to support the cleantech community by mentoring entrepreneurs in the newly-formed cluster of water technology startups.

Hive Wins Production Hub Award at NAB

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.

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LACI Welcomes Computrols as a Sponsor and Mentor

Building automation company, Computrols, Inc., has recently joined the ranks of LACI’s list of sponsors. We are excited to welcome Computrols not only as a sponsor but also as an advisor and mentor to our up and coming companies whose aim is to build more sustainable buildings.

Verge Hawaii Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

Verge Hawaii – Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

Are you developing an innovative solution in distributed or renewable energy, transportation, agriculture, water, or cybersecurity? Apply now to participate in VERGE Accelerate this June 21-23 at VERGE Hawaii: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit in Honolulu.