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Miguel Valls - MED-SV Cleantech Fund - Stanford Jan410


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Presentation by Miguel Valls about the new Med-SV Cleantech Fund that he is raising in Spain, aimed at the Spanish cleantech market. Stanford Engineering, January 4 2010. Program Director and Course Instructor Dr. Burton Lee. Homepage:

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Miguel Valls - MED-SV Cleantech Fund - Stanford Jan410

  1. 1. European Entrepreneurship and Innovation Series Miguel Valls MED-SV Cleantech Fund January 4, 2010
  2. 2. MED-SV Highlights <ul><li>Fund: Cleantech Fund I </li></ul><ul><ul><li>€ 160 million venture capital fund backed by investors in Spain and Europe. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HQs in Barcelona, remote offices in Madrid and Silicon Valley. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bringing the best practices of Silicon Valley – investing, value creation – to the top innovators in Spain and around Europe. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping portfolio companies access US markets and investors. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Focus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Investments in mid-stage Spanish and European clean technology companies with the potential and ambition for global expansion. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Close collaboration with top investors from the US and around Europe, to build market-leading companies and bring smart investment capital to Spain. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of a super cluster platform (universities, R&D centers, public/private initiatives) to transform Spanish centres into export-led and highly-innovative economies. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Team: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accomplished investment and entrepreneurial professionals, all with: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive experience building successful companies in Europe and the US. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Broad networks of key cross-Atlantic contacts and collaborators. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deep knowledge of energy and environmental technologies and markets. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. MED-SV At A Strategic Value Point . Portfolio Co. 1 Portfolio Co. 2 Portfolio Co. 3 Portfolio Co. n Energy Oil&Gas Automotive Transportation Waste Mgmt Water Silicon Valley Co-Investor A Silicon Valley Co-Investor B Silicon Valley Co-Investor C Silicon Valley Co-Investor n
  4. 4. Geographic Focus: Spain & Med/EU <ul><li>Spain – A world leader in clean technologies adoption: </li></ul><ul><ul><li># 2 globally in installed solar capacity (#1 per capita). #1 in new 2008 installs, with 46% of worldwide total. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#3 globally in installed wind power (#1 per capita). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Massive public finance in place for 12+ desalinization plants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 leading suppliers and project developers in solar, wind, and other . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading edge adoption of green building codes and smart grid deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stable, pro-adoption regulatory framework with active business and political leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest cleantech FDI in US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MED-SV aims to be the Spanish energy investment partner of choice for US and European venture capital firms </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Challenges: 2009, A Tough Year For Fundraising, Investments, And Exits In EU PE Note: The percentage change mentioned on the right refers to the evolution of the current quarter versus the previous quarter Source: PEREP_Analytics, 2009 +5% -19% +171%
  6. 6. Miguel Valls <ul><li>Established in Silicon Valley and Barcelona, Spain, Miguel is Managing Director </li></ul><ul><li>and Founder of MED-SV. He is also VP of International Operations and Corporate </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Vlex Networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Miguel serves as Technology Advisor to the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce. He is </li></ul><ul><li>also a Board member and Founder of Barcelona Sharing Projects and sits on the </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Board of Melodis Corp. </li></ul><ul><li>He has extensive experience in the derivatives industry (Siaga A.V.B) and Money </li></ul><ul><li>Management (Barclays Private Banking, BNP-Paribas Private Banking). </li></ul><ul><li>He is a member of the CEFIE Angel Network (IESE Business School), the CEEI </li></ul><ul><li>Angel Network (ESADE Business School) and the Keiretsu Spanish Chapter. </li></ul><ul><li>He is a European Financial Advisor (EFPA), European Financial Analyst (EFA), </li></ul><ul><li>Derivates Broker-Dealer (MEFF), and Technical and Chartist Analyst (IEF). Miguel holds </li></ul><ul><li>a law degree from UB, Barcelona, Spain and recently finished an Executive Program in </li></ul><ul><li>Cleantech in the Cleantech Institute at the Haas School of Business, Berkeley. </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>