Just a quick report on a recent addition to the clean tech start-up community and blogosphere. Â It’s calledÂ ECO founder, and the company hasn’t developed any exciting technology or new business model. Â It provides something much more fundamental.
ECO founder helps engineers with green tech innovations and other budding clean tech entrepreneurs learn the ropes of managing a start-up. Â Run by George Gray and based in Los Angeles, ECO founder teaches business and start-up skills via such programs as the 30-Day ChallengeÂ and Mr. Gray’s book, Engineer to Founder.
Of course, there is an ECO founder blog, with a variety of posts such as “Learn Key Business Skills Before You Leave Your Engineering Career,” “How to Build a Killer Elevator Pitch,” and “Go-to Market: Six Steps Cleantech Marketing.”
Why is Mr. Gray providing this services for green technicians? Â He hopes that ECO founder can help people who don’t have the start-up skills obtain some fundamental skills and be successful:
Most engineers and scientists don’t have the startup skills to launch a clean-tech startup. Â ECO founder is here to change that.