Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator Alumni

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Astrolabe Analytics offers software solutions that make battery testing and report generation easy and fast. Astrolabe Analytics accelerates battery innovation with a B2B software-as-a-service offering that empowers engineering teams with powerful data management and analysis capabilities.

Start with a foundational patent spun out and licensed from the University of Alaska. Mix in cutting-edge research at the University of Washington, and the Colorado School of Mines. What emerges? A rapidly growing tech startup, laser focused on developing solutions to the most pressing water treatment and environmental remediation challenge of the 21st century. We offer end-of-life PFAS destruction solutions for environmental remediation firms, industrial filtration companies, solid waste managers, and environmental site managers. Our patented, portable, bolt-on PFAS destruction platform produces no toxic byproducts. Our mission is to permanently end PFAS contamination in our shared environment

BladeRunner Energy is developing a scalable micro-hydro solution that incorporates a proprietary rotor and flexible power takeoff configuration that allows for the generator and power electronics to be housed above the water, dramatically reducing costs while improving reliability.

BlueDot Photonics is building the next generation of solar panels and photonic devices for all of the inhabitants of our pale blue dot. Sunlight will never be the same.

BiMBy Power has patents pending on a design to greatly extend the reach of compressed air energy storage (CAES) by building porous media pressure vessels in mine sites using mine waste rock.

Botanic Air Corp introduced an indoor air quality system built on combining natural technologies proven to virtually eliminate toxic gases and fine particulate matter, reduce carbon dioxide and increase oxygen.

Chapul Farms is a project development company that designs, builds, and operates modular insect farm infrastructure projects. These facilities leverage the power of Black Soldier Fly Larvae (BSFL) to naturally breakdown a variety of organic waste streams producing two primary, high-value byproducts: (1) high quality bio-fertilizer for redeployment of nutrients back into agricultural soil, and (2) insect larvae that is sold as a premium fat/protein into animal feed markets. Chapul Farms’ mission is to restore biodiversity to agriculture, soil, and planet earth for a more sustainable, resilient, and secure food system.

Drive Zero is developing a smart phone app that will give real-time carbon footprint tracking to consumers and deliver automated, simplified, and high quality offsets for those emissions.

EasyXAFS accelerates cleantech materials innovation by providing instant access to x-ray spectroscopies for the first time. The company’s bench-top, turnkey instruments enable measurements on demand, reducing the learning cycle from years to hours.

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Hempitecture is the US leader in hemp construction. We work with architects, builders, engineers, developers, and creators to build energy efficient, non-toxic, and carbon absorbing environments. We can consult, provide materials, and professionally install your next hemp project.

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Hexas Biomass is a producer and distributor of sustainable, non-wood biomass that can supplement, or replace, wood in multiple applications, including energy, composite & engineered materials, and pulp & paper, among other applications that traditionally use wood.

Hive Battery Labs is a battery diagnostics R&D company developing process technologies to decrease Li-ion battery manufacturing capital and operating costs.

HydroStar enables the hydrogen economy. The company’s THOR system for diesel engines saves fuel, reduces emissions and improves lifecycle costs for diesel fleet owners.

Imber Water Treatment developed an onsite, modular, turnkey water treatment and recycling system that reduces commercial building water consumption by as much as 40% with a payback period less than 28 months.

ioAirFlow uses data insights to identify gaps in a building’s energy efficiency, air quality and performance. The company has created proprietary analysis solutions which use data collected from third party non-permanent sensors. This data is analyzed by ioAirFlow to find specific areas in a building that point to overconsumption of energy, poor system performance, bad air quality, and more. The information is presented to end users in an automatically-generated report.

Local-E is a Seattle, Washington based company that is enabling the growth of solar generation by allowing neighbors to support neighbors to increase clean, renewable solar energy.


Matidor.com is a VC-backed project management software made specifically for fieldwork — where it helps to be able to see what is happening with your projects on a map. Our platform directly addresses a long-lasting need in the field services industry for oil and energy companies: collaboration. It helps facilitate the complex relationship between environmental consultants and their clients (operators, municipalities, energy producers, etc.), by enabling seamless collaboration on location-based projects.

Maxwell Vehicles electrified conversions enable environmentally friendly cost savings by producing systems that can save customers up to $10,000 per year. Our customers drive the most sustainable and cost-effective cargo vans on the market.

At NODE, we leverage technology to produce high performance, radically sustainable homes that give back more than they take. All NODE homes are designed to produce all the renewable energy they need.

Res-Intel’s Portfolio Analyst© software tool benchmarks building energy and water usage for millions of buildings. High-users can be micro-targeted with customized conservation and demand response programs.

Sankofa Lumber is a commercial-scale lumber supplier born from a love of wood, a passion for people, and a belief that business can improve the environment.

Sironix Renewables is designing smarter multi-functional molecules, which eliminate the need for harmful additive chemicals in consumer products. They are targeting their technology toward real world problems, including better laundry detergents, safer agricultural products, and everything in-between.

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Stark Street Materials is developing the next generation radiation shielding garments that are made from non-toxic elements, lighter weight fabrics, can have more versatile forms and are repairable and recyclable.

STARS Technology Corporation are working to make low cost, low carbon hydrogen a reality. They have developed the Dish-STARS hydrogen generator that extracts hydrogen from water and natural gas with a world record setting efficiency.

Sustainabilist is enabling higher profit and lower risk in the solar and energy efficiency sectors with scientific process improvement, custom software, data science, and machine learning.

Wheyward Spirit is producing ultra premium spirits from whey. What would otherwise become a waste biproduct from local artisan cheese makers is diverted into a high value product. Their first spirit is Kau Bell vodka.

WHYGRENE adds value by addressing the challenges of the power industry by creating the CryptoJouleⓇ Distributed Energy Exchange (DEE) for Virtual Power Plants.  Our application incentivizes customers to balance the load by installing battery storage and participating in demand response programs.

Voltaic produces Electric Recreational Boats,  Electric Powertrains, and Batteries. Ground-up design to optimize efficiency and performance. Voltaic has completed two patent filings and starting a funding round in 2022. Plans for a Decentralized Autonomous Engineering Organization, enabled by Blockchain.

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ZILA Works is creating a vertically integrated supply chain by processing industrial hemp for the Pacific Northwest. The company’s flagship product processes hemp into bio-based resins.

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