New City, NY, April 20, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- iCAN-Global LLC, a New York-based virtual global commercialization accelerator specializing in cleantech, sustainability and energy efficiency products and services and the Clean Energy Alliance have formed a strategic partnership that leverages the global network of iCAN-Global business development partners and provides a platform for CEA member companies to commercialize and internationalize their products, innovations and services.
iCAN-Global continues to expand its global network of business development partners and participating economic development organizations for the purpose of offering digital access to cleantech industry experts, seasoned executives, professionals, consultants, academics and service providers to early, emerging stage and mature companies. The iCAN-Global team assists company executives refine their investor presentations; essential documents such as business plans, marketing and financial strategies; intellectual property portfolios; branding; web and social media strategies and legal issues surrounding trade and globalization policies.
The iCAN-Global Business Development Partner Network has been established to facilitate the commercialization of products and services for revenue and market expansion of client companies. Les Neumann, CEO of iCAN-Global states: “Our Business Development Partners are professionals familiar with local, regional and country specific technology needs. They are also well versed in how business is conducted, language, currency, policies and opportunities for collaboration, partnering and commercialization.” Neumann continues: “The introduction of new and potentially disruptive technologies in new markets is always a challenge. iCAN-Global helps to alleviate some of the common pitfalls and expenses often associated with internationalization by employing the skills, knowledge and experience of our team.”
The Clean Energy Alliance is a network of domestic cleantech, energy and renewable technology incubators. James Groelinger, President of CEA commented: “This partnership with iCAN-Global will provide a global outlet for CEA members to commercialize and globalize their products and services through a professional network without ever leaving home. We are all part of an interconnected global financial and technology community and commercialization must be viewed on a global scale. This strategic partnership provides CEA members with a cost-effective opportunity for collaboration, revenue and market expansion, partnering and licensing.”