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Cleantech Venture Network® LLC


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Cleantech Venture Network® LLC

  1. 1. Cleantech Venture Network® LLC Where the business of cleantech gets done About Cleantech Venture Network® LLC The Cleantech Venture Network® LLC is a membership group that catalyzes investment, business opportunities, and relationships driving the growth of cleantech globally. The Cleantech Venture Network® brings together stakeholders in four Cleantech Forums ™ per year and provides investors, executives, government agencies, and media accurate and consistent data on cleantech venture investments, M&A and IPO’s for North America, Europe, and China. The network has over 7,856 cleantech investors, 5,735 companies and 3,293 service providers worldwide that take advantage of the global Cleantech Forums™, comprehensive market research services and reports, online proprietary deal flow, and investor directory. In addition, CVN provides information services, including the twice-a-month market intelligence newsletter Cleantech Capital Alert™ and the quarterly Cleantech Investment Monitor™ report that tracks and analyzes all cleantech investments, M&As and IPOs in North America and Europe. Service & Product Offerings Cleantech Forum® Series – Cleantech currently hosts four Cleantech Forums annually – two in North America (San Francisco and the East Coast) and two internationally. As the premiere showcase for thought leadership and venture-grade emerging clean technology investment opportunities, the Forums feature senior-level networking opportunities that bring together global players in the cleantech space. Speakers are handpicked to convey trends and superior cleantech investment opportunities worldwide. Presenting companies undergo an intense and competitive screening process resulting in no more than 20 high quality companies presenting to cleantech investors during the event. Event speakers and panelists are global thought leaders, senior policy makers, investors, business executives and service professionals as well influential members of the general, business, financial and investment media. Cleantech Investment Monitor® – The Cleantech Investment Monitor® has earned a respected international reputation as the reliable and leading source of leading edge quarterly cleantech venturing information. Each edition of the report provides detailed deal tracking, deal profiles, international activity, comprehensive analysis of M&As and IPOs and a first look at some of the most promising clean technology areas. The fourth quarter report includes a comprehensive annual summary and analysis. Deal Flow & Online Services – Cleantech is a highly reliable, trusted and significant source of quality deal flow for the organization’s member investors. Cleantech proactively identifies companies with innovative and promising clean technologies and circulates the available information, which includes more than 800 qualified business plans from cleantech companies, exclusively to its members online and through a customized email alert system. Members are in complete control of how and when they see all cleantech deal flow information. Cleantech Capital Alert – Twice-monthly market intelligence briefing that is powered by Cleantech’s own market research and publication areas. The Cleantech Capital Alert features
  2. 2. trends, research data, market analysis, investment opportunities and links members to our deals, M&A and IPO databases for more detailed information. Research Publications – Cleantech creates comprehensive cleantech industry reports on venture investment trends, performance and industry participants. In October we are releasing the first European Cleantech Investment Report that covers all venture, M&A, and IPO activity in Europe over the past three years. The two current reports available for purchase are “Cleantech Capital Report – 2006,” the first in-depth analysis of North American cleantech venture investments and capital requirements from 1999 to 2009, and “Cleantech Venture Investment: Patterns & Performance,” which offers the only fully, comprehensive investigation of cleantech-related venture investments. Cleantech Defined & Industry Segments The term “clean technology” embraces knowledge-based products and services that optimize the use of natural resources while reducing ecological impact and adding economic value by significantly lowering cost and improving profitability. Such technologies range from alternative forms of energy generation to smart materials and next-generation water purification systems. Current segments: Energy Generation; Energy Storage; Energy Infrastructure; Energy Efficiency; Transportation & Logistics; Water Purification & Management; Air Quality; Materials & Nanotechnology; Manufacturing/Industrial; Agriculture & Nutrition; Materials Recovery and Recycling; Environmental IT and Enabling Technologies. Key Cleantech Group, LLC Executives o Nicholas Parker, Co-Founder, Chairman o Keith Raab, Co-Founder and CEO o Craig Cuddeback, COO o John Balbach, Managing Partner o Jim Harris, Managing Partner o Ray Fortney, Managing Partner o Lauren Bigelow, Director of Programs o Raquel Bowles, Director of Marketing o Michael Ewles, Director of Information Technology o Candace Stuart, Director of Publications Cleantech Venture Network® LLC Advisory Board Cleantech benefits from the expertise and counsel of a North American and European Union advisory board, both of which are comprised of representatives from leading venture capital and service provider organizations who specialize in clean technology, including: North American Advisory Board o Stephan Dolezalek, Managing Director, VantagePoint Venture Partners (Co-Chair) o Dr. H. Jeffrey Leonard, President and Co-Founder, Global Environment Fund (Co-Chair) o R. Andrew de Pass, CVC International o John Denniston, Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers o Mark T. Donohue, Managing Partner, Expansion Capital Partners, LLC o Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partners o Dr. Bob Epstein, Co-Founder, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) o Joyce Ferris, Founder and Managing Partner, Blue Hill Partners o Nancy C. Floyd, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Nth Power LLC
  3. 3. o Alison Freeman-Gleason, Heller Ehrman LLP o Peter S.H. Grubstein, Founder and Managing Member, NGEN Partners o Russell Landon, Canaccord Adams o Scott MacDonald, Investment Director, SAM Private Equity o Chuck McDermott, Partner, RockPort Capital Partners o Robert O’Connor, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati o John Rockwell, Partner, DFJ Element o Hank Habicht, Managing Partner, SAIL Venture Partners o Erik Straser, Mohr Davidow Ventures o Tucker Twitmyer, Principal, EnerTech Capital o Dr. Wal van Lierop, President and CEO, Chrysalix Energy Limited Partnership o Ali Erfan, Partner, 3i European Union Advisory Board o Ari Erfan, Partner, 3i (Chairman) o Dominique Banier, EDF o Niels Bjerregaard, Investment Manager, Danfoss o Gina Domanig, SAM Private Equity o Olivier Dupont, Demeter Partners o Richard Erskine, Hydro Technology Ventures o Jennifer Hall Thornton, Climate Change Capital o Bruce Huber, Managing Director, Jefferies International o Kim Heyworth, WHEB Ventures Limited o Andrew Musters, Partner, Robeco Alternative Investments o Henrik Olsen, Environmental Technologies Fund o Dr. Jos B. Peeters, Founder and Managing Partner, Capricorn Venture Partners NV o Dr. Christian Reitberger, Apax Partners Beteiligungsberatung GmbH o Samer Salty, Founder and CEO, Zouk Ventures o Robert Schrimpff, Associate, TVM Capital o Ian Simm, Impax Asset Management o Dr. Vivek Tandon, Founder and General Partner, Aloe Private Equity o Lydia Whyatt, Managing Director, Foursome Investments Ltd. o Adam Workman, Investment Manager, The Carbon Trust o Robert Wylie, Director, WHEB Ventures, LTD Founded April 2002 Ownership Subsidiary of Cleantech Group™ LLC, For-profit, independently owned and operated Location Principal office: Ann Arbor, MI Representation: Toronto, San Francisco, Oxford - UK URL
  4. 4. Media Contacts • Matt Landry, Matter Communications, 978-499-9250, x226, • Craig Cuddeback, Cleantech Group, LLC, 810-224-4310, x 7100