The CleanTech Open is the #1 competition for clean tech start-ups in the world. Its mission is to “find, fund foster the most promising cleantech startups on the planet”. YouSolar has been selected to as part of the 2018 acceleration cohort. Since 2005 the Cleantech Open has trained over 1200 early-stage clean technology startup entrepreneurs through its annual business accelerator. A majority of its alumni have survived the merciless technology startup “valley of death” and gone on to raise $1.2 billion and create over 3,000 clean economy jobs.