The Cleantech Open (, the world’s largest cleantech business accelerator, has named Skyven Technologies as a semi-finalist in its 2013 national cleantech business competition.  Skyven will have a chance to compete for over $10,000 in prizes in the South Central Regional Finals and over $100,000 in the National Finals.

Skyven will also participate in the 2013 Cleantech Open Accelerator Program.  This comprehensive program is designed to give entrepreneurs a running start in business.  It includes a three day “National Academy,” weekly webinars, and culminates with a three day “Global Forum” that features investors and industry partners.

About The Cleantech Open

The Cleantech Open runs the world’s largest cleantech accelerator. Its mission is to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, the Cleantech Open provides the infrastructure, expertise and strategic relationships that turn clever ideas into successful global cleantech companies. Since 2006, through its one-of-a-kind annual accelerator and mentorship program, the Cleantech Open has enabled 727 cleantech startups to bring their breakthrough ideas to fruition, helped its alumni companies raise more than $800M in external capital, and created thousands of green-collar jobs. Fueled by a global network of more than 1,500 volunteers and sponsors, the Cleantech Open unites the public and private sectors in a shared vision for making America’s and the world’s cleantech sectors a thriving economic engine. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitterand Facebook.