I have been told that blogs somehow have more importance and greater connection when written in first person. I often tire of writing “analysis pieces” that seem cold, dry, and impersonal even though they are incredibly important. I somehow have been bottling up the need to write my personal perspective on where cleantech is today […]
About Joel Serface
Joel is a cleantech investor, advisor, strategist, blogger, and advocate having formed or invested into more than 20 cleantech companies since 2001. Joel’s cleantech investing experience includes Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers where he served as NREL’s first Entrepreneur in Residence, Eastman Ventures, Sierra Ventures, and the Austin Clean Energy Incubator (ATI-Clean Energy). Joel also serves on the board of directors of the CleanTX Foundation, the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association, the Rocky Mountain Cleantech Open, and the American Renewable Energy Institute.
Entries by Joel Serface
By Joel Serface – July 2, 2009 In June, I took a great camping trip to a truly unique feature that many outside the state of Colorado know little about. It was the Great Sand Dunes National Park – the tallest sand dunes in North America with the backdrop of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. […]
By Joel Serface – May 28, 2009 When I moved from Silicon Valley to Austin in 2006, many of my VC friends were left scratching their heads… Why would someone who has been leading the cleantech charge in California want to move to Texas? After all, there was conventional thinking in California that there was […]
by Joel Serface I just spent an amazing year at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), but have no start-ups to show for it (yet).A year ago, I was asked by Kleiner Perkins to be the first Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at NREL. As a person who has been into energy and environmental technologies since […]