Starting a Cleantech Venture: Entrepreneurs’ perspective          Eran Yarkoni               CEO        Capital Nature ltd...
• Utility-scale energy storage systems• Based on fuel-cell technology by Pref. Peled (TAU)• Applications:   –   Renewable ...
It all started in 2004…
Energy business is different
Valley of DeathStage:     Development         Scale-up & field trial   Commercial deploymentRisk:      Very high          ...
EnStorage Core Technology• Licensed from Ramot, tech-transfer arm of TAU• Developed for 10 years by prof. Peled• $3M inves...
Patent licensing & financing process            Technology & market validation                     (4 months)    Term Shee...
Licensing Process Experience12
License agreement13
Summary14
Capital Nature
Capital NatureWe fund and accelerate renewable energy ventures,    by investing in outstanding entrepreneurs         and b...
Investment Space
Investment TeamA team of Entrepreneurs & operational executives                                                   18
Thank You!
Eran Yarkoni - Starting A Cleantech Venture - Entrepreneurs’ Perspective
Eran Yarkoni - Starting A Cleantech Venture - Entrepreneurs’ Perspective
Eran Yarkoni - Starting A Cleantech Venture - Entrepreneurs’ Perspective
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Eran Yarkoni - Starting A Cleantech Venture - Entrepreneurs’ Perspective

  1. 1. Starting a Cleantech Venture: Entrepreneurs’ perspective Eran Yarkoni CEO Capital Nature ltd. www.CapitalNature.com MIT Forum - Sept 2011
  2. 2. • Utility-scale energy storage systems• Based on fuel-cell technology by Pref. Peled (TAU)• Applications: – Renewable energy capacity firming – Time shifting of renewable energy – Load leveling – Ancillary services
  3. 3. It all started in 2004…
  4. 4. Energy business is different
  5. 5. Valley of DeathStage: Development Scale-up & field trial Commercial deploymentRisk: Very high High LowCapital: Low High Very highFinancing: Private investors ?????? Banks, Capital markets
  6. 6. EnStorage Core Technology• Licensed from Ramot, tech-transfer arm of TAU• Developed for 10 years by prof. Peled• $3M invested by TAU - prior to licensing 10
  7. 7. Patent licensing & financing process Technology & market validation (4 months) Term Sheet with Ramot Term Sheet (6 months) with investorsDefinitive agreement with Ramot Close Series-A (4 months) 11
  8. 8. Licensing Process Experience12
  9. 9. License agreement13
  10. 10. Summary14
  11. 11. Capital Nature
  12. 12. Capital NatureWe fund and accelerate renewable energy ventures, by investing in outstanding entrepreneurs and breakthrough technologies 16 16
  13. 13. Investment Space
  14. 14. Investment TeamA team of Entrepreneurs & operational executives 18
  15. 15. Thank You!

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