The event is similar to dragons den in format, 15 cutting edge and innovative cleantech companies at various stages of their development pitch for funding. Each have 18 minutes to present to a room of up to 100 investors who mostly have existing cleantech businesses in their portfolios. Held in partnership with a top 10 US law firm with 46 offices in 21 countries Squire Patton Boggs LLP. CEPEC Showcase has proven a successful platform for previous CEO's of presenting companies to raise funds from. The event offers excellent networking via the regular networking breaks throughout the day and a delicious hot buffet lunch and an evening drinks reception. The event is useful for investors seeking co-investment partners and is to ideal place for investors to learn what are the trends of the moment. This will be the 8th event of its kind and speakers on the 8th will be covering water desalination, tidal energy, energy storage, energy efficiency social media solutions, even a zero carbon steel manufacturer from Brazil. Many of the industries largest investors such as Generation M, Terra Firma, DBL Investors as well as The World Bank and in excess of 20 single and multiple family offices have attended CEPEC Showcase. The event is positioned as the premier conference for showcasing cleantech investments and goes from strength to strength. CEPEC has raised over GBP4m in the last 2 years alone. CEPEC is not just for start-ups some very well established cleantech companies pitch at CEPEC including green funds. Delegate day pass is about 1/5th of the price of most other private equity conferences. The event is an enjoyable and professional day out and aims to be part of the green investors wider portfolio strategy.