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Cleantech Incubator Greentown Labs Expands to Houston with Help from V&E

Greentown Labs, North America’s largest “climatetech” incubator, will open its second location in Houston in spring 2021 to accelerate the global Energy Evolution. V&E will serve as the go-to legal counsel and resource for Greentown Houston. The firm will provide pro bono legal services to Greentown Houston on a variety of corporate matters as well as matters associated with intellectual property, commercial contracts, tax, employment, and real estate. In addition, V&E will offer pro bono legal counsel to each Greentown Houston member company.

Watch a recap of the announcement event below.

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On June 16, 2020, Greentown CEO Emily Reichert, along with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership, announced the expansion plans, which will be Houston’s first climatech and cleantech-focused startup incubator and a catalyst in driving progress toward the goals outlined in Houston’s recently announced first-ever Climate Action Plan.

V&E partner James Garrett will serve on the inaugural Advisory Board of Greentown Houston on behalf of the firm.

This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.