• October 24, 2013
      • 9:30 AM - 10:45 AMWhat’s Hot and What’s Not in Energy Tech and Cleantech?

        From enhanced conventional and non-conventional energy generation and storage, to advanced materials and nanotech in “green” applications, to water conservation and processing, all the way to cleanweb and smart grid applications, cleantech venture investments today must weigh the value of capital intensive projects ( and how to de-risk them), versus software-enabled nimble enterprises (subject to entry barrier and market size issues, among other things). Where are today’s venture dollars going, and where should they go in the foreseeable future?

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      • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCleantech and Energy Tech Entrepreneurs Pitch
      • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch & speaker: International leadership in Clean Tech
      • 1:45 PM - 2:45 PMCleantech and Energy Tech Entrepreneurs Pitch
      • 3:00 PM - 4:25 PM Patchwork Capitalization and Doing More with Less: Working with Different Capital Sources, While Implementing Slow-Burn Capital Conservation Techniques.

        To what extent can/should one combine angels, corporate strategic investors, crowd-funding, non-dilutive government/academic financing (SBIR’s, etc.), private placements, and other sources of capital? And how to do so? Plus, survival techniques: out-licensing, virtual management, advisory boards and other ways to reduce the burn rate.

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