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NYSERDA EIR Program: Leveraging Human Capital Resources for NYS Climate Tech

August 4, 2021: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us at the Manufacturing Incubator at Tech Valley Center of Gravity’s next virtual product development luncheon! 

Our next topic in this series is an Introduction to the NYSERDA EIR Program: Leveraging Human Capital Resources for NYS Climate Tech companies and is taking place on Wednesday, August 4 at 12:00pm.

Join us to learn more about the NYSERDA EIR Program and the human capital resources we provide to promising climate tech startups in NYS. Specifically, learn about how NYSERDA’s 90+ Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIRs) mentor/coach startups on their path to success. Also, the right management team can make all the difference in raising money and executing a business plan. NYSERDA EIR Program, administered by Columbia Technology Ventures, will provide an overview of their unique process to match C-level candidates with existing startup teams.

About Tim Hoffman:

Tim is currently Program Director for the NYSERDA EIR Program, administered by Columbia Technology Ventures. The NYSERDA EIR program offers mentoring services, including advisory, pitch coaching, grant writing, etc., and provides C-level matching services to promising early stage clean energy and climate tech companies in the State of New York.

For over 20 years Tim has provided strategic and M&A advisory, capital raising, and financial modeling services for large corporations, family-run firms, renewable energy developers, middle market companies and early stage enterprises. Recently, Tim served as Managing Director with Karbone Capital Markets (formerly Watts Capital, LLC), a FINRA and SIPC member broker-dealer. He also serves as NYC Metro Director of the Cleantech Open Northeast and Board member of the NECECi.

Previously, Tim was an Entrepreneur in Residence for NYSERDA, served as Co-Chairman of the Cleantech Open Board, participated on the Advisory Board of the Global Sourcing Council, and was a Managing Director with Scott-Macon, Ltd. and Natixis Bleichroeder, Inc. Tim is a graduate of Indiana University, where he earned two B.A. degrees and spent one year studying at Universität Hamburg. He later earned an M.A.E. with a concentration in Finance from the University of Michigan. Tim is fluent in German and proficient in Japanese and holds Series 7, 79 and 63 securities licenses.

About Columbia Technology Ventures:

Columbia Technology Ventures is the technology transfer office for Columbia University and a central location for many of the technology development initiatives, entrepreneurial activities, external industry collaborations, and commercially-oriented multidisciplinary technology innovations across the university.? CTV’s mission is to facilitate the transfer of inventions from academic research labs to the market for the benefit of society. Each year, CTV manages more than 400 invention disclosures, 100 license deals, and 20 – 30 new IP-backed startups, involving over 750 inventors across Columbia. CTV has over 1,500 patents available for licensing, across fields such as bio, IT, clean tech, devices, big data, nanotechnology, materials science, and more

About the Manufacturing Incubator at Tech Valley Center of Gravity:

The Manufacturing Incubator at Tech Valley Center of Gravity provides expert coaching and incubation across industries, advisory services and support for product-related startups. For members launching entrepreneurial ventures, we offer resources for product development through the Prototyping Center, with its advanced manufacturing equipment and flexible workspace.

The format will be a virtual presentation, followed with audience question and answer.

Click the registration button below to reserve your seat at our free virtual event! Virtual meeting room information will be sent to attendees before the event. 







August 4, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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