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Whether you're just starting up or raising your series B, a world of powerful contacts and resources to get you closer to success is a heartbeat away. All you need to do is sign up.

Connect with people

Connect with People

Navigate places a world of valuable and timely business connections at your fingertips, tailored according to your specific needs by our expert connectors.

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Explore resources

Explore Resources

We maintain a deep, curated database of resources to take the guesswork out of finding high-quality support so you can focus on your business.

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Be there at events

Be there at Events

Our events are second-to-none opportunities to connect with people that matter, deepen your knowledge, and to get noticed and recognized for your work.

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"Being part of the NECEC’s Navigate program has been ideal for our business. Several meetings and a site visit have now progressed into an early stage pipeline of demonstration scale projects; we could not be happier with the ground we’ve covered in such a short period of time!"

- Matthew Rosenfeld, CEO, Third Power
Navigate entrepreneur since 2013

Connect with people

Connect. With who you want, when you want. Our community of entrepreneurs and industry leaders is at your fingertips.

One of the most time-consuming parts of building a business is the networking with the right people. Cleantech Navigate Northeast is a first-of-its-kind program designed to help high-potential entrepreneurs build and scale their companies through tailored connections.



Pioneering peers immersed in building tomorrow’s leading clean economy companies: comrades, mentees, the brilliant minds you want to invest in.



Vetted industry professionals provide guidance on everything from business plans and investor pitches, to sales and manufacturing strategy.



The glue that holds our community together, Connectors manage portfolios of entrepreneurs leverage their networks to make sure you connect the right target.



A curated group of individuals with capital to deploy in promising ventures, who’ve shared their interests and are open to relevant introductions with the right fit.

Coming in 2016

"It’s a rewarding experience to help eager fledgling entrepreneurs who often have great ideas and really want to solve energy problems."

- Eric Krathwohl, Managing Partner, Rich May, P.C.
Cleantech Open Northeast & Navigate mentor since 2012

Explore Tools

Explore. Get access to our comprehensive databases of the tools and services that can help you go further, faster.

Search for and request connections to people, companies, organizations, events, and opportunities.


Funding Opportunities

Be in the know of chances to capture cash. Keep track of deadlines for grant opportunities, accelerator programs and competitions.

Explore service providers

Service Providers

Search for organizations that offer the expertise, equipment, networks and financing to help your business grow: financial firms, professional services, incubators, government agencies, university centers, labs and testing facilities.

"At PowerBridgeNY, we have a fairly large combined network, but even then there are times when one of our teams asks us for an introduction outside of our usual connections. In those instances, the first place I turn is Cleantech Navigate Northeast. Making requests is easy, and results for me have always been great."

- Julia Byrd, Program Associate, PowerBridgeNY
Navigate connector since 2014


Be there. Get on the list for valuable events.

Cleantech Navigate Northeast events bring together the community for intimate, invite-only events with a structured networking or educational purpose.

Events networking


Investor & Corporate Connect creates a curated intimate venue for entrepreneurs to connect with investors, corporate partners, and potential customers

Events education


Executive Roundtables bring together founders and CEOs for facilitated, problem-solving activities

Events recognition


Demo Days and Showcases provide a way for entrepreneurs to gain visibility

"Being part of the Navigate network has provided amazing opportunities to meet industry representatives looking to apply sustainable technologies in their companies. Another important benefit is meeting and staying in touch with other entrepreneurs: it’s always helpful to share experiences with people undertaking similar journeys."

- Sean Grundy, CEO, Bevi
Navigate entrepreneur since 2014

Entrepreneurs: Sign up for free to ask for help from experts or apply for deeper access. Everyone else: learn more about how to plug in.

Any entrepreneur or emerging company can sign up at no cost to create and manage a company profile in our database, receive our entrepreneur opportunities updates, and start getting expert help. You can also apply to become an official Navigate Entrepreneur for exclusive benefits.

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** Annual Navigate Entrepreneur membership starts at $350 for individuals and $450 for companies (based on company size, with a discount for startups affiliated with one of our partners). Acceptance to the Navigate program is based on qualifying criteria.
New applicants will be accepted in January 2016 - apply now to get invited for an interview!

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