The 7th Annual Women In Green Forum (WIGF) will convene leaders in the environmental movement, drawing an international audience of sustainability experts including academic researchers, CSR executives, energy analysts, and technology developers.
This year's event will take place will take place in Los Angeles on August 31 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel. Complete event information is available here.
Stanford University’s Precourt Energy efficiency Center is partnering with Sustainable Silicon Valley to produce Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2015. This event will focus on sustainable energy and feature dynamic speakers, facilitated Conversations for Action on targeted topics, and a Solutions Showcase. Other highlights include
Engage with more than 400 leaders from the world's largest IT companies, Silicon Valley startups, investment funds, utilities, government, environmental organizations, and research institutions;
Gain insights on the latest energy technologies, corporate practices, market trends, and emerging government policies.
You can view a program agenda here and learn more (including how to register) here.
VC Taskforce will present an Energy Solutions VC Pitch program on June 11, 2015. This event will provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs seeking start-up funding to deliver a pitch to a panel of investors whose investment focus is energy solutions, energy efficiency, and cleantech. Participants at this event will able to observe the pitches and hear feedback from the panel.
The moderaor for this program is Asaf Kharal (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati) and the investor panel is:
Curtis Feeney, Voyager Capital
Tammi Smorynski, Intel Capital
Heather Richman, US Navy Excelerator and GreenLight Strategies
This event will take place from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA. To register use one of the following links:
Thanks to our friends at the Wall Street Green Summit, readers of Green VC can save 15% on registration for their 2015 event. This event will take place on March 23 at the Columbia University Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036.
Topics that will be covered at this event include:
Renewable Energy Finance
New Corporate Sustainability Initiatives
Crowdfunding for Renewables
Smart Grid Opportunities
Financing Greening the Built Environment
Insights into Carbon Trading & Finance
Green Hedge Fund Strategies
Cleantech Investment Today
Corporate Sustainability Today
PACE Commercial for Efficiency & Solar Finance
Enter code "GVC" (without the quotes) when registering online to receive your savings.
Thanks to our friends at the International Business Forum, readers of Green VC can save $500 on registration for the 2013 Clean Tech Investor Summit. This event will take place in Palm Springs, California on February 6 and 7, 2013. This conference wlll provide educational sessions and networking opportunities for those in the cleantech/greentech field, including entreprenuers, corporate leaders, and members of the investment community, including venture capital and private equity firms.
Enter code "GREENVC" (without the quotes) when registering online to receive your savings. Complete conference information is available here. The following video is an excerpt of a presentation given my Elon Musk at the 2011 event.
On December 4, SVForum will present "Energy Innovation: Cleantech 2.0 – A New Shade of Green." This is the latest program in SVForum's Clean Tech Breakfast Series. You can learn more about this program here. Presenters will be:
Jai Das, SAP Ventures
Seth Miller, DBL Investors
Bill Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures
Moderated by: Eric Wesoff, Greentech Media
This event will take place from 8:00 – 10:00 am at SAP, 3410 Hillview Avenue, Bldg. 1, Palo Alto, CA 94304. Thanks to our friends at SVForum, readers of Green VC can receive a 30% discount on the registration price for this event. To receive the discount, please use code "DATA12" (without the quotes) when registering online.
Negotiation is often considered as the fuel for success and the last stage of the financing process is finalizing the terms of the investment deal. This workshop will examine the methods commonly used to determine a company's valuation and address how investors utilize them to value early-stage companies and technology projects.
Herbert Fockler, Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, will help you understand investor expectations and discuss key provisions to include in term sheets and negotiation strategies to help you "seal the deal".
This event will take place from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304. Thanks to our friends at EBC, readers of Green VC can receive a discount to this event. Please select the "Partner Rate" ticket when registering online.