Just a quick report on a recent addition to the clean tech start-up community and blogosphere. It’s called ECO founder, and the company hasn’t developed any exciting technology or new business model. 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. Run by George Gray and based in Los Angeles, ECO founder teaches business and start-up skills via such programs as the 30-Day Challenge 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? 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. ECO founder is here to change that.