Tag: IPO


The Indian government is looking to tap market opportunities to keep up the recent swift growth in the renewable energy sector. The cabinet recently approved a decision to launch an Initial Public Offer for the Indian Renewable Energy Agency (IREDA). Read more…


Earlier this month, Silver Spring Networks filed an S-1 for its long anticipated IPO. It was so long anticipated that many had about given up, but through a series of smart grid acquisitions, including Toshiba’s pending payout for Landis+Gyr, we Read more…


The solar energy market is seeing mixed signals. BrightSource Energy’s IPO may appear to be the darling of the cleantech industry as it is widely seen as the benchmark for other cleantech companies vying for cash in the public marketplace. Read more…


Clean tech investors seem to agree that the criteria for a sound investment are still focused on the “Team, Technology, and Markets.”  But according to John Denniston, Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, “We’re either at the beginning of Read more…


On a day when the rest of the stock market was tanking, Tesla Motors cruised to an IPO win worth $226.1million. Concerns over consumer confidence, the European economy and growth in China brought the market to its lowest level of Read more…


Based on the rash of predictions for cleantech in 2010 from investors, consultants and media (see the full list at the end of this post), I’ve pulled together a “trend of trends” list below that attempts to synthesis the broader, Read more…


According to Eric Straser, a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures and a pioneer in cleantech investing, “In 2009… cleantech…is now garnering nearly 20 percent of all dollars invested by VCs. In 2010, we’ll see public investors get into the action Read more…


Amidst the global recession and discussions surrounding the capital intense nature of most clean tech companies and the question of viable exit strategies for the venture capitalists that invest in them, the IPO market will continue to be dry. The Read more…

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