WEBINAR:  Cleantech Investment and Innovation Trends

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(originally recorded on July 27, 2011)

Cleantech Group and Foley & Lardner present this interactive webinar for industry executives, start-ups, and investors looking to identify and leverage market opportunities in the continually changing clean technology landscape.
  • What sectors represent opportunities for step-function cleantech innovation?
  •  How do the interests and investments of corporations and VCs differ?
  • What are the success factors that led to recent cleantech exits, with respect to their differentiating IP?
Jim Chapman, Private Equity & Venture Capital Partner, Foley & Lardner, will discuss the recent trends and challenges facing clean technology companies looking for angel and venture capital financing, investment deal trends, and how to position the company to be attractive to investors. Mr. Chapman will also share the results of Foley's research in its 2011 Cleantech Energy Patent Landscape Report and areas where untapped licensing and investment opportunities may still exist.

David Cheng of Cleantech Group will  present the investment side with trends by sector including solar, energy efficiency, smart water, smart grid, biofuels and more.

David Cheng
Director, Research and Advisory
Cleantech Group

Jim Chapman
Private Equity & Venture Capital Partner
Foley & Lardner