What is Start?

Utilities need innovative purveyors of solutions to enable their transformations into citizen-empowering entities. Our startup pitch competition Start@ETS is back to foster innovative ideas and offer a platform for inventors and innovators to pitch their most brilliant ideas to utilities, cities, and investors. Start@ETS aims at powering-up the greatest champion for revolutionary change in the industry…You! So, submit your application now for an opportunity to take your innovation game to the next level at ETS22 in Austin, TX on April 11, 2022.

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Start Judges

Andi Littlejohn

Director, EPIcenter Energy Incubator and Accelerator

Cengizhan Yenerim

Director of Demand Risk Management

Joyce Deuley

Senior Research Analyst

Leigh Christie

CEO & Executive Director, Beam
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