Categories: Investing

George Soros to Invest $1 Billion in Green Energy

Posted by: Mark Scott on October 12

The upcoming climate talks in Copenhagen are less than two months away, and everyone is looking to throw in his/her two cents. On Oct. 10, it was billionaire George Soros'...

25 to watch: Cleantech startups in solar, biofuels smart grid, and more

Posted by: Adam Aston on July 23

Heads up if you missed it. In partnership with GreenBiz.com, BusinessWeek surveyed the land of energy startups and discovered that -- despite the great recession and despite the ongoing credit...

Major Shift in Cleantech Investment

Posted by: Mark Scott on June 23

Last week, I was in Geneva attending a cleantech summit that brought together Europe's top venture capitalists and entrepreneurs looking for investment. One theme kept emerging: VCs are moving their...

CleanTech Investment Takes a Hit

Posted by: Mark Scott on April 01

For months, the cleantech sector -- everything from renewables to energy efficiency projects -- has been awash with tales of investors pulling the plug on start-ups and entrepreneurs struggling to...

How to Raise Capital for Free (Thanks to Carbon Trading)

Posted by: Mark Scott on February 25

No, that headline isn't wrong. And no, it's not a trick to get you to read this posting (although hopefully it helps). While reporting for a recent article on Europe's...

Cleantech V.C. investments hit record in 2nd quarter

Posted by: Adam Aston on August 04

This just in from Pritchard Capital Partners: venture capital commitments in cleantech hit a new record in the second quarter. Welcome news, if not surprising, given tight credit markets and...

New Money Moves into the Vacuum

Posted by: Arthur Eves on May 01

Though typical sources for energy funding may be laggards there is good news on the energy investment front. According to Chris Morrison over at VentureBeat there's been a flood of...

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BusinessWeek correspondents John Carey and Mark Scott, cover the green scene, keeping on top of the business aspects of energy, the environment and climate change, as well as the technologies, policies, markets and people that are shaping how the earth's resources will be used in the century ahead.

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