Corporate Venture Groups Seek Partnerships, then Investments

April 2, 2015

Executives representing the venture groups of four of the world’s largest corporations and conglomerates—in waste management, automotive, biotech and agriculture—participated...

What’s Hot in 2015? Energy Entrepreneurs Sound Off

February 9, 2015  |  1 Comment

Distributed energy storage is “where the innovation is” and corporate VCs are the best source of capital for game changing energy technologies, says a Columbia U. panel.

How is DBL Investors Targeting Their New $350M Cleantech VC Fund?

January 31, 2015

DBL’s Cynthia Ringo reveals her top 2014 disappointments, biggest successes, the cleantech sectors gaining market traction, corporate partnerships, and niche sectors she will be...

Key Drivers of Corporate Water Sustainability and Innovation

January 12, 2015

Paul O'Callaghan, CEO of research firm BlueTech Research, discusses water sustainability and adoption by large corporations as well as emerging players and new disruptive water technologies....

The Time to Shorten the Innovation Cycle and Make the Energy Transition Real Is Now

December 16, 2014

Its time for groundbreaking inventions in all fields of renewable energy for a 100% renewable energy economy, says Maximilian Martin, Ph.D., founder of Impact Economy.

California AgTech Startups Get Boost with Local Innovation Organization

December 16, 2014

Farmers need tech solutions to save water and their crops in an era of drought, and solutions were on display during a recent AgTech startup pitch event.

New Fundings, Accolades Shine on CO2-to-Chemicals Startup Liquid Light

November 1, 2014

The NJ-based startup, cleantech’s Rising Star of the Year, recently raised $15 million in Series B financing and has corporate customers lining up for its ability to turn waste into...

Lux: Bio-Based Materials and Chemicals Will See $1B Investment This Year

November 1, 2014

Bio-based materials and chemicals funding is shifting towards later-stage rounds and more activity from corporate investors, driving an increase of 28% this year, says Lux. Its a $1...

Formula E's Beijing Debut Showcases EV's Future Tech

September 23, 2014

With kinetic energy recovery system batteries that only lasted 25 minutes, Formula E spectators witnessed drivers changing cars during a pit stop, rather than tires. Other new EV technologies...

Energy Storage Innovation Captures Attention of Investors

September 19, 2014

Although concerns persist, new business models around distributed storage and software and developments in flow batteries are peaking investor's interest.