“The rise of cleantech in Asia in 2009 was especially evident in the M&A and IPO markets. Couple this with aggressive clean technology spending by China and Korea, and it’s clear 2009 was the year Asia made significant inroads on its cleantech ambitions.”
Europe, China Clean Energy Investment Gains on U.S., Groups Say, January 6, 2010
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Could a spate of recent crowdfunding success stories, and new services to cater to them, give hope to cleantech/greentech entrepreneurs caught in an early stage capital squeeze?
As 2012 draws to a close, Kachan & Co. forecasts a backtrack in cleantech venture funding and risk to certain sectors in 2013 worldwide. Read why.
Dwindling water, farmland and fossil-based fertilizers are making it increasingly difficult to feed people today, let alone all those expected in the future. Which companies and innovative technologies are best positioned to help boost the yields and sustainability of agriculture while lowering its environmental impact? How do agricultural organizations manage risk around disruptive change?
Third quarter 2012 numbers are in for cleantech. Overall venture is likely to be down for the year, but don't count cleantech out. Kachan & Co. offers the following temperature reading of the global cleantech space.
Patent data can help give a fuller picture of the health of the cleantech sector worldwide. A new data provider is now making it available.
It's been two years since Kachan & Co. released its taxonomy of cleantech. Since then, many people and organizations adopted it. But it's now time to revise it.
It’s time to end government handouts in clean technology. Policymakers need to focus on setting mandates and start ratcheting back subsidies and credits, argues Kachan & Co.'s Dallas Kachan.
Mining is one of the dirtiest industries in the world. What could possibly be clean about it? There’s more happening than it might seem, writes Kachan Managing Partner Dallas Kachan.
As 2011 winds up, the analysts at Kachan & Co. forecast downward movement in certain important indicators for the cleantech sector in 2012 worldwide.
Has a small Australian company unlocked the secrets to fusion power that still eludes thousands of scientists at well-funded organizations around the world? Latest scuttlebutt from the world of nuclear fusion has all the ingredients of a Hollywood thriller screenplay.