Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) November 01, 2013
Switch Automation’s CEO Deb Noller announced the company’s presence in the Global Top 30 of the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) 2013 Later Stage Awards. The mid-to late-stage companies originate from a variety of cleantech industries, including solar, wind and clean web to lighting, energy efficiency, waste, and water. Each company was evaluated based on their merits in technological innovation and business acumen using the Keystone Compact Method. The Global Top 10 winners will be announced at the Corporate Cleantech Venture Day in Lathi, Finland on November 20th, 2013.
“The 2013 Global Top 30 demonstrate investability, strong product differentiation, scalable business models and have secured solid market traction in their various clean technology sectors,” said Dr. Peter Adriaens, Head Judge of the GCCA Later Stage Awards and developer of the Keystone Compact™ and associated scoring method. “Narrowing down the nominations from 160 to 30 follows a detailed and robust data analytics process. The 2013 Global Top 30 are some of the world’s most sought after equity investable cleantech companies based on value capture potential in their CleanTech industry sectors.” For more about the assessment and scoring method, please visit http://www.keystonecompact.com.
The Top 30 semi-finalists will now be evaluated by over 30 venture capital and cleantech judges who ultimately select the winners for the Later Stage Award. With more than $3.5 billion invested in clean technology, the GCCA judges include SJF Ventures, Blue Hill Partners, Spring Capital, Sofinnova Partners and many more.
The full list of 2013 Later Stage Award Global Top 30 semi-finalists can be found at: http://www.globalcleantech.org/2013-global-top-30/. For further information please contact Deb Noller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Switch Automation
Switch Automation (http://www.switchautomation.com) is a software company that provides a Cloud-based platform for data acquisition, visualization, monitoring and control for nearly 1000 large buildings on four continents. A market-leading provider of building automation and energy management software for commercial, industrial and residential properties, with numerous projects underway in the US, Australia and Singapore, Switch leads the field in delivering its “software as a service (SaaS)” platform through a flexible and scalable Cloud-based global framework, powered by the Microsoft Azure cloud. Switch Automation’s US West Coast operations are located in Los Angeles, California, and Seattle, Washington.
About the Global Cleantech Cluster Association
The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) is a network of 49 cleantech clusters, representing over 10,000 companies. It creates conduits for companies to harness the tremendous benefits of international cleantech cluster collaboration in an efficient, affordable, and structured network. The GCCA provides a gateway for established and emerging cleantech companies to gain exposure to potential investors, new markets, influential networks, innovative technologies and best practices. GCCA was founded by swisscleantech, the Finnish Cleantech Cluster, and Watershed Capital, and Technica Communications.
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