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Friday, February 24, 2006
Cleantech investor news
Following up on the well-documented interest by Vinod Khosla in cleantech investing, comes word that Khosla Ventures has officially been launched. Khosla's already spearheaded several compelling clean technology investments, so it will be interesting to see how this focused effort comes along.
Norsk Hydro's corporate venture arm is setting up a new ~$60M fund, targeting energy technology investments. You can find a very good overview of their efforts and investments here.
- Use energy, water and other raw materials more efficiently and productively,
- Deliver equal or superior performance,
- Improve customer profitability, through cost reduction and/or increased revenues, and
- Create less waste or toxicity
...compared to incumbent technologies
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