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Cleantech and ATDC Showcase Wrapup

Man what a busy week! I think this month (May) will go down as one of the busiest in Atlanta startup history. Hosting the Cleantech Georgia 2008 event was a ton of fun (my corny jokes aside). We had a great docket of speakers and panelists, and each delivered some incredibly valuable content. Mike McQuary’s …

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Ruff and Tuff Electric Vehicles at Georgia Cleantech 2008

Just a quick update on the upcoming Cleantech Georgia 2008 event, which is being held this coming Wednesday, May 14th. In addition to having featured speakers from Coca Cola, Southern Company, Suniva, Hardin Construction, and Valhalla Partners, we are thrilled to have locked in Mike McQuary as a speaker. If you don’t Mike, or know …

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Calling All Georgia Cleantech Startups!

Building upon the success of last year’s event, Cleantech Georgia 2008 is gearing up to be even better! The date is fast approaching (May 14th) Attendees will have an opportunity to: Discover the many exciting Georgia innovations that are happening in the cleantech space Listen to venture capitalists, cleantech entrepreneurs, and other subject matter experts …

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Georgia Cleantech 2007

Georgia Cleantech 2007 is fast approaching (June 12th)! I’ve briefly mentioned this event before (here and here), but as the date approaches I am getting even more excited about it. Attendees will have an opportunity to: Discover the many exciting Georgia Innovations that are happening in the cleantech space Listen to venture capitalists, cleantech entrepreneurs, …

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3 Georgia CleanTech Deals Waiting to Happen

From the two high flying deals seen with CoalTek (DFJ) and Range Fuels (Vinod Khosla) to at least two dozen either early-stage companies or commercializable technologies coming out of our universities – the great “Georgia greenrush” is really picking up. The Deal’s Stacey Higginbotham just compiled a list of 35 clean technology startups seeking funding. …

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Coaltek snags $33M more

VentureWire reported today that CoalTek, a Georgia-based developer of clean burning coal technology, has raised an additional $33 million in its third round of outside capital. The investment deal was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, but also included participation by Warburg Pincus, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DFJ Element and Braemar Energy Partners. Draper was also one …

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Georgia Cleantech Explosion

There has been a mini-explosion for Georgia in the clean energy technology (cleantech) space over the past couple of years. And the Technology Association of Georgia’s Business & Technology Alliance (B&TA) is responding by putting together an event around the subject for later in the year. We have enlisted the aid of Wes McDowell, CIO …

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