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SunFunder Completes New Round Of Funding

November 13th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

SunFunder, the US solar financing company dedicated to funding off-grid solar projects in developing countries, announced Wednesday that it had completed its [&hellip


Your Cleantech Future

March 30th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

Here’s an excellent cleantech video that one of our writers, Thomas, recently passed on to me: I figure that since [&hellip


Cleantech Venture Investments Up 13% in 2011 — Solar the Leader

January 10th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey

As emerging clean technology companies reach stages of growth that require enormous amounts of deployment capital, investment figures for 2011 reflect that market dynamic. Last year, global corporate and venture capital investments in cleantech grew 13% over 2010, reaching almost $9 billion, according to preliminary figures released from the Cleantech Group. Most of those investments are going to companies that have already picked up one or more rounds of funding, with 85% of dollars flowing into Series B rounds or later. The most stunning increase in activity last year was in mergers and acquisitions, which grew by 154% in 2011. Because it’s often more attractive for cleantech companies to merge with a mature corporate parent rather than go public, the amount of exits in M&A have shot up dramatically.


Double-Digit Growth in 3Q Clean Tech Investment Despite Economic, Political Headwinds

October 6th, 2011 | by Andrew

Clean tech investments rose 12% quarterly and 23% year-to-year in 3Q 2011, totaling $3.34 billion and 189 transactions. Slowing activity in major economies and the possibility of another breakdown in the global financial system hampered clean tech investment growth in 3Q, yet overall investment levels continued to exhibit strong growth, according to preliminary results of a Cleantech Group research report



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