Cleantech Venture Backed M&A Exits? Well, Yes, Sort of . . .

On September 17, 2012, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

When people ask me, are investors making money in cleantech, I tell them yes, but not by whom or in what you thought they were. Most of the analyses of cleantech exits do not differentiate for venture backed companies.  So we conducted our own study. In the last 10 years, Cleantech.org’s Cleantech Venture Backed M&A […]

Cleantech Venture Capital – Still Rising

On May 3, 2007, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

As part of our ongoing series on stories on investment in the cleantech sector, we had a chance to discuss the sector with one of the venture capitalists at Emerald Technology Ventures. Scott MacDonald is an Investment Director with Emerald Technology Ventures, a global leader in cleantech venture capital. Founded in 2000 under the name […]

Which Way to the Sun? Where is Solar Headed?

On April 5, 2007, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

I had a chance to talk with David Hochschild, the outgoing Executive Director of PV Now about his thoughts on the solar industry and recent changes. PVNow is an industry association that, among other things, helped lobby for the net metering and the solar initiative in California and increased RPS standards in Texas and New […]

Cool Commutes

On February 6, 2007, in Blog, by John Addison

Innovative solutions for energy independence and ending the climate crisis are manifest in Silicon Valley: breakthrough energy storage, biotech conversion of waste to fuel, electric vehicles, fuel cells, materials science, converting sunlight to energy and more. 200 members of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) convened to advance a different type of innovation – programs […]