2011

March 22nd, 2011
NewNet's inaugural Clean Energy LP-GP Forum U.S. in New York on 22nd March 2011 was a great success, bringing together 50 Limited Partners with 50 General Partners committing capital to the cleantech, renewable energy and environmental technology sectors. The exclusive, invitation-only Clean Energy LP-GP Forum U.S. - hosted by NewNet, in association with AltAssets - was held with the support of ILPA (Institutional Limited Partners Association).
March 15th, 2011
The Networked Grid 2011 is Greentech Media’s premier two-day Summit event covering next-generation smart grid infrastructure and applications.
March 15th, 2011
Will cleantech’s shift toward data monitoring, communications, analytics, and software benefit the legacy expertise areas of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs? Will government support in countries like China, Korea, and India create innovation hubs to rival the Valley?
March 14th, 2011
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Mohr Davidow hosts event for entrepreneurs at SXSW
March 3rd, 2011
The Clean Energy Challenge is a business plan competition which will award $130,000 in cash prizes to top Illinois clean tech entrepreneurs. The finalists will compete on March 3 in two categories, an Early Stage Business track and a Seed Stage track. Over 72 applicants were submitted by the December 20th deadline. A team of over 30 independent evaluators have reviewed, scored and selected 10 companies and 5 concepts to move to the next stage.
March 2nd, 2011
IP Trends and Successful Practices
March 2nd, 2011
David Feinleib of Mohr Davidow Ventures will lead a discussion about the components of a compelling business proposal and what you can expect from a venture investor.
February 28th, 2011
The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2011 will convene the key players in the nation's energy innovation community to spur the networks that will bring about the next Industrial Revolution in clean energy technologies, in the way the U.S. has led previous revolutions in life sciences and information technology. Participants will include the nation's leading individuals and organizations in energy innovation, including: venture capital investors, technology entrepreneurs, large and small corporations with an interest in clean energy technologies, policymakers from the Administration and Congress, and government officials from the Department of Energy and ARPA-E.
February 24th, 2011
The Entrepreneur and Investor Roundtables is a unique event designed to facilitate introductions, dialogue and connections between life science entrepreneurs and investors. This event provides early stage companies with an accessible first step into capital markets while providing investors a first look at intriguing innovations. The Entrepreneur and Investor Roundtables event is well known for its iconic ‘speed-dating’ format. Each year, VC firms and Angel Investors listen to brief pitches from dozens of biotech entrepreneurs.
February 7th, 2011
An incredible innovation story has been unfolding in genetic sequencing, which is giving rise to one of today’s grand challenges of computing. New DNA sequencing tools in development are said to have enough horsepower to decipher the complete 3-billion-letter signature of an individual’s DNA for under $1,000, and possibly with as little as 15 minutes of work. If this can be done on a large scale, scientists hope it will create an enormously deep set of information to clear the way for a more personalized brand of medicine.