Cleanweb/Big Data

Creative Project Finance Sparks New Investment in Distributed Generation, Energy Efficiency, and Storage Projects

April 23, 2014

The pooling of small projects and more data is attracting a new set of clean tech investors, which may lead to project financing in other niche subsectors.

The Sharing Economy Grows Up: The Emerging Models & Investment Trends

April 23, 2014  |  1 Comment

Behind the big investments and billion-dollar valuations, VCs spot the techs and trends that could create collaborative consumption's next big jackpot, and CleanTechIQ analyzes the...

NYC’s Bike Sharing Program Citi Bike Hits Spring Pothole

April 23, 2014

The bicycle sharing program says it has to raise its annual rate to balance its books, but city officials are trying to put the brakes on that plan.

Several Cleanweb Hackathon Stars Gain Traction and Funding

March 28, 2014

As we enter a new hackathon season, CleanTechIQ scoured the past year's contests to bring you the cream of the cleanweb hackathons - the ideas that spawned real companies, from crowdsourced...

VC Investors: If Cleantech is to Thrive, It Needs to Be Redefined

March 7, 2014

A panel of prominent VCs from Khosla, SilverLake and Kleiner Perkins discuss the redefinition of cleantech, the new crop of co-investors, and top investment themes for 2014.

Venture Capitalists: The Term “Cleanweb” Has Got to Go

March 1, 2014

Cleantech VC has clearly moved towards capital light, digitally enabled resource efficiency. But what to call it was recently debated in a panel that included Claremont Creek Ventures...

Navigant’s Predictions for Storage, Transportation, Distributed Systems

February 21, 2014

The demand for clean generation and transportation, as well as the IT systems and storage to back it up, could reach new highs this year.

Mobile Device “Connected Home” Startup Raises $1.5M Series A

January 31, 2014

Changers Systems, which lets you charge your mobile devices with your own renewable energy, has raised funding from BFB Frühphasenfonds Brandenburg, Heliocentris Energy Solutions...

$3M Series A for Online Environmental Sustainability Behavior Startup

January 31, 2014

Practically Green, a mobile app and software that tracks employees' commitments to environmental sustainability, received angel funding from CommonAngels, Pan Asia Solar, Clean Energy...

Growing Optimism in Food and Ag, Waste Management

January 24, 2014

Cleantech VC deal volume remains consistent, corporate participation shows resiliency, while niche sub-sectors, cleanweb, and energy efficiency experience growth in 2013.