Spring Collaboration Corner: Clean Tech and Renewables


Wed, May 24, 2023    
5:30 pm-8:00 pm


Senate Garage
4 North Front St., KINGSTON, NY, 12401

Event Type

The purpose of the Venture Hub’s Collaboration Corner events is to bring together the business and entrepreneurship ecosystem within a specific industry to engage in conversation and more general networking.

As the Hudson Valley Innovation Hot Spot, the Venture Hub produces events that bring together the broad HV entrepreneur ecosystem including entrepreneurs, investors, services providers, and educators.

2023 Collaboration Corner Leaders and Topics:

    • Corner #1 – Scaling Cleantech Startups

Led by: Ron MacDonald – President, CEO & Director, Zinc8

    • Corner #2 – Fundraising: NYS Angels, Incubators, Accelerators, Grants, and other Funds and Incentives for Startups in the Hudson Valley

Led by: Tony Coretto – Managing Director, Strategic Ventures LLC

    • Corner #3 – Creating Partnership for ESG Business

Led by: Desirée Lyle, Owner and Consultant at Simply Sustainable

    • Corner #4 – Sustainable Manufacturing, Engineering, and System Design

Led by: Khaalid McMillan – Mechanical Development Advisory Engineer, IBM


There will be two “collaboration corner” sessions, each 45 minutes long starting at (6:00, and 6:55) with 10 minutes between each one where people can switch to the next corner, grab some food and drink, restroom break, etc. In other words, attendees attend two sessions total.