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Sunlogics to Acquire EPV Solar Germany and New Millennium Solar Equipment

Blog, Clean Tech, Mergers & Aquisitions, News // 10.10.2011

Sunlogics to Acquire EPV Solar Germany and New Millennium Solar Equipment

Sunlogics to Acquire EPV Solar Germany and New Millennium Solar Equipment October 10, 2011 Source: Clean Edge News Sunlogics PLC, a vertically integrated global solar energy systems provider specializing in solar project development and installation, recently announced that it has acquired privately-held Phoenix Solar Holdings Corp and its operating subsidiaries, including EPV Solar Germany GmbH […]

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Cleantech Open NW 2011 Regional Finalists Announced

Blog, Clean Tech, Event, News // 07.10.2011

Cleantech Open NW 2011 Regional Finalists Announced

3rd ANNUAL CLEANTECH OPEN ANNOUNCES FINALISTS TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL $250,000 PRIZE From green building to smart grid technology, the 2011 class of semifinalists includes start-up companies from Washington and Oregon (SEATTLE, WA) – The Pacific Northwest Cleantech Open – a chapter of the world’s largest business competition devoted to finding, funding and fostering successful […]

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Cleantech Open NW Awards Expo Oct 5th in Seattle

Blog, Clean Tech, Event, Financing, News // 03.10.2011

Cleantech Open NW Awards Expo Oct 5th in Seattle

The 3rd Annual Cleantech Open Northwest Region Awards Expo is this Wednesday, Oct 5th, at the Bell Harbor Conference Center in Seattle. The event will spotlight the region’s most promising clean technology innovators of the year and includes a stellar venture capital, angel, and entrepreneur panel on the clean tech investing outlook. Three Finalists will […]

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Smart Grid IPO – Silver Spring Files

Blog, Clean Tech, Event, Financing, News // 12.07.2011

Smart Grid IPO – Silver Spring Files

Venture capital backed Silver Spring Networks filed on July 7th to go public. Kleiner Perkins and Foundation Capital are among the leading investors. The tech IPO trend has been picking up after an extended drought. And, Silver Spring needs to pick up needed capital to expand its business while the financing window is open. We […]

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MITEF – Meet the Angels Panel – NW Energy Angels and Byron McCann

News // 10.03.2011

MITEF – Meet the Angels Panel – NW Energy Angels and Byron McCann

MIT Enterprise Forum: Meet the Angels Panel – March 8, 2011 Angel investing is a passion among private investors. According to Byron B. McCann, Co-chair of the NW Energy Angels, angels want their entrepreneurs to succeed so they will succeed as well. One key point in the collaboration between investor and entrepreneur is the need […]

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Puralytics Wins the Cleantech Open National Award

Blog, Clean Tech, News // 05.12.2010

Puralytics Wins the Cleantech Open National Award

Puralytics, the innovative water purification company from Oregon, won the national Cleantech Open award in a field of many excellent, emerging cleantech companies. www.puralytics.com I had the pleasure of announcing Puralytics win as the Northwest Regional Cleantech Open finalist at the awards gala and moments later, we learned that it won the entire national prize. […]

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China to Provide Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy

Blog, Clean Tech, News // 28.09.2010

China to Provide Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy

China will indroduce a measure to cut taxes for renewable energy companies and implement price incentives for renewable power, Xie Zhenhua, vice chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, told reporters in Beijing today, according to Bloomberg News. This is consistent with their economic policy to be the global leader in clean technologies. Perhaps […]

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Brammo Brings In $12.4M in Series B To Date

Blog, Clean Tech, Financing, News // 26.09.2010

Brammo Brings In $12.4M in Series B To Date

Brammo continues to forge ahead with products (Empulse), manufacturing (Flextronics), funding (Series B), and distribution. The team in Ashland, OR is busy executing indeed! (Following from One Racing Source) “Brammo filed the appropriate forms with the SEC yesterday stating that it has raised $ 12.4 million in Series B funds, in what is still an […]

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Cleantech Open NW Regional Awards & Expo Event

Blog, Clean Tech, Event, News // 16.09.2010

Cleantech Open NW Regional Awards & Expo Event

On October 4, 2010, from 4:30 to 7:30 PM, the second regional awards event for the Cleantech Open will be held at the Bell Harbor International Conference center in Seattle. This year’s group of diverse cleantech companies from around the Northwest offer a variety of products, technologies, and solutions which include biofuels, vehicles, water purification, […]

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Ascent’s TORQUE Angel Investing Filter

Blog, Financing, News // 15.09.2010

Ascent’s TORQUE Angel Investing Filter

At the Zino Zillionaire angel panel on September 15, 2010, Byron McCann, Managing Partner, of Ascent Partners Group, offered a way to look at and filter potential angel investments using a mnemonic he calls “TORQUE”. There has to be a balance in an emerging venture across capabilities. Only technology and not enough product could be […]

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