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Clean Tech Investors, Entrepreneurs Look to Energy Storage, China

February 29, 2016

Transportation, agriculture and energy efficiency were hot sectors for investors last year. Corporate investors, meanwhile, are showing even greater interest in cleantech. Energy storage...

1955 Capital’s Andrew Chung on Top Clean Tech Opportunities in China

March 1, 2016

Andrew Chung’s quest to become global matchmaker for sustainability got a big boost recently with his firm’s initial close of $200 million in anchor commitments. Chung reveals...

Indoor Farming Set to Surge in Asia This Year: Experts

February 10, 2016  |  1 Comment

Asia is showing more interest in vertical farms, hydroponic greenhouses and other controlled-environment agriculture (CEA) projects. That’s drawing the attention of investors, project...

VCs, Financiers Show Growing Interest in Urban Farming

January 21, 2016

Vertical farming company AeroFarms raised $40 million in project finance last year for its brand new indoor farm -- the world's largest -- in Newark, and also closed in December on...

BrightFarms Raises $13.6M for New Urban Rooftop Hydroponic Greenhouses

January 21, 2016

BrightFarms raised $13.6M in venture funding and attracted project financing to build new commercial-scale rooftop hydroponic greenhouses that will supply produce to supermarkets in...

The Four Top Northeast Cleantech Open Startups

November 2, 2015

Being capital-light and utilitizing creative business models helped four start-ups win a regional contest; they now advance to the Cleantech Open Global Forum finals later this month....

Goldman, Google, Walmart, Others Pledge $140 Bil. in Major Actions on Sustainability

August 12, 2015

We take a look at the efforts that some of the nation's largest companies, including UPS, GM, Cargill, and B of A, have pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and to become...

Former ARPA-E Head Cheryl Martin’s Outlook on the Industry

July 8, 2015

Former ARPA-E director Cheryl Martin talks to us about cleantech funding, her new focus on the “middle of the pipe,” New York’s REV, and about making the impossible become inevitable....

Ehrenpreis on DBL’s New $400M Impact Venture Fund, the Biggest Ever

June 30, 2015

Ira Ehrenpreis, managing director of DBL Partners, discusses the fund's investment themes, impact investing, and fundraising trends. "This is a renaissance time for investing in energy...

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...

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