• ACRE provided Keen Home the support we needed during the formative stages of our company's growth. In our early quest for product-market fit, the incubator was a conduit for mentorship, fundraising, engagement with fellow founders and press opportunities.

    — Nayeem Hussain, Co-Founder and CEO of Keen Home
  • ACRE has been an invaluable partner to Sealed as we have developed and grown our business. In addition to meeting some of our most important partners and investors via the ACRE network and events, the community and resources have provided a solid foundation for Sealed's successes to date.

    — Andy Frank, Founder and President of Sealed
  • ACRE provided the infrastructure to help us focus on building our company as quickly as possible by connecting us with a network of leaders in areas that weren’t our core expertise. In addition, they provided us significant exposure to investors, press, and clients. As a result, we’re now well positioned to raise our first institutional round of funding.

    — Andy Huh, Co-Founder and CEO of Fentrend
  • The team at ACRE was invaluable in supporting our company's entry into New York and the US market. In our early efforts to develop a first-of-its-kind project under the state's 'Reforming Energy Vision', Pat and her team helped Opus One to develop a presence in New York with key utility and regulatory introductions, media, and funding partners. ACRE's support reaffirms their commitment to see cleantech companies succeed and continues to support our rapid growth.

    — Joshua Wong, President and CEO of Opus One
  • ACRE has been a great base to start our business in New York City. They've provided Voltaiq with valuable support with everything from finance to networking with key strategic partners. Pat and ACRE's network in New York State and to the wider clean tech community is unmatched.

    — Tal Sholklapper, Co-Founder and CEO of Voltaiq
  • Pat and her team at ACRE have been instrumental in helping Go Electric gain traction in New York and getting connected with investors. If you work in cleantech in NYC, there is no better place to be!

    — Lisa Laughner, President and CEO of Go Electric

Urban Future Prize Competition


The Urban Future Prize is a cash award given to a startup developing an innovative solution towards climate change. The Prize is administered by the Urban Future Lab, NYC’s leading hub for cleantech entrepreneurship, and awarded by an esteemed selection committee that includes some of the world’s top venture investors.

To find out more, visit the Urban Future Prize Competition.


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