cleantech Archive

19 Apr 2014

In Hawaii & Have An Awesome Cleantech Business Idea?

In Hawaii & want to start up an awesome cleantech company? The folks at Founder Institute (FI) may be able to help you. Founder Institute has a series of workshops coming up for people looking to jump
27 Mar 2014

2 Of Top 10 Stock Searches In 2013 Were For Cleantech Companies — Tesla (TSLA) & SolarCity (SCTY)

I happened to be poking around Google Trends the other day and noticed there was a section for the most-trending stocks in 2013. To my surprise, two of the top 10 companies were cleantech companies — Tesla (TSLA) (#2)
6 Mar 2014

Khosla Ventures: Exploring Decentralization at Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2014

On March 11-13, Cleantech Group is hosting the largest and longest running Cleantech forum in the world, Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2014. This annual gathering of the global cleantech innovation community offers a comprehensive development program along
27 Feb 2014

yerdle: Exploring Decentralization at Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2014

On March 11-13, Cleantech Group is hosting the largest and longest running Cleantech forum in the world, Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2014. This annual gathering of the global cleantech innovation community offers a comprehensive development program along
11 Feb 2014

Funding Challenges Of Cleantech Start-Ups Demand New Approaches

By Sherry S. McDonald Imagine having a compelling green technology, a streamlined and risk-mitigated business model, protected intellectual property, a product that is better and more competitive than existing products, and still experiencing challenges to find the
6 Feb 2014

The ironic thing about DFJ ditching cleantech: it had some of the biggest IPOs

Venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson announced its next $ 325 million fund this week, and also highlighted changes and transitions that have been happening at the firm. There are changes with execs managing the fund —
3 Feb 2014

Top Cleantech Stories Of January

It’s really interesting to scroll through the last month’s stories in order to pick out the top stories of the month, and it’s really freakin’ hard! There are so many interesting stories every day, let alone during
29 Jan 2014

Local Motion: Exploring Decentralization at Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2014

On March 11-13, Cleantech Group is hosting the largest and longest running Cleantech forum in the world, Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2014. This annual gathering of the global cleantech innovation community offers a comprehensive development program along
25 Jan 2014

Alterniva — Ukraine Organization With Innovative Cleantech Programs

Some of the most interesting projects and programs to which I was exposed on my recent cleantech tour around Ukraine were regarding the nonprofit organization Alternativa*. I talked a bit with then-director, Yuliya Malko, at different points
21 Jan 2014

Has a Cleantech crash spurred the need for Bluetech innovation?

The recent CBS 60 Minutes documentary, The Cleantech Crash, was an apocryphal tale of wasted government funding and failed companies, and left one feeling sorry for a much maligned Vinod Khosla, deemed to be a prime architect behind the