“Next Generation Solar Solutions” is Topic of FountainBlue Clean Energy Entrepreneurs’ Forum on June 1

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"Next Generation Solar Solutions" is the topic of the next FountainBlue Clean Energy Entrepreneurs' Forum.  This program will take place on June 1 and feature the following panelists:

This event will take place from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at SRI, 333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA. Additional program information, including registration pricing, is available via this link.

“Clean Green Policy Changes in a New Administration” is Topic of FountainBlue Clean Energy Entrepreneurs’ Forum on March 2nd

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Clean Green Policy Changes in a New Administration is the topic of the next FountainBlue Clean Energy Entrepreneurs' Forum.  This program will take place on March 2nd and feature the following panelists:

  • Craig Lobdell – Director, KPMG (facilitator)
  • David Arfin – VP of Customer Financing, Solar City
  • Peter Williams, Chief Technology Officer, Big Green Innovations, IBM
  • Marianne Wu – Partner, Mohr Davidow
  • Elise Zoli – Partner and Chair, Clean Energy Practice, Goodwin Procter LLC

This event will take place from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the the Kellogg Auditorium at Silicon Valley Bank, 3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara, CA.  Additional program information, including registration pricing, is available via this link.

SDForum and FountainBlue to Present “State of the Clean Green Industry” on January 30, 2009

On January 30, 2009, from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, SDForum and FountainBlue will present their second annual State of the Clean Green Industry event. Presenters at this event will include policymakers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors.  Program highlights will include a keynote address by San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and the following panel sessions:

Where's the Green in Clean?
This discussion will feature investors in clean energy organizations, including angels, VCs, and investment bankers. Panelists will be:

  • Kjerstin Barley – GE Commercial Finance
  • Steve Eichenlaub – Intel Capital
  • Nancy Pfund – CalCEF
  • Laurie Yoler – GrowthPoint Technology Partners

    Doing Well While Doing Good
    Panelists will discuss what their organization is doing internally to minimize their carbon footprint, and how their products and services are better serving their customers, how their efforts will stimulate innovation in clean technology. Panelists will include:

  • Annette Finsterbusch – Applied Ventures
  • John Skinner – Intel Corporation
  • Rich Lechner – IBM

    The program will be held at Sun Microsystems, 4030 George Sellon Circle, Santa Clara, CA.  The advance registration cost for the program is $65 for SDForum members and $85 for non-members (prices are higher for onsite registration).

    Update: Thanks to our friends at SDForum, readers of Green VC can receive a $10 discount from the non-member registration price for this program. To receive the discount, please use code "SDFP09".

    For more information:

  • SDForum and FountainBlue to Present “Clean Energy Entrepreneurs’ Forum” on January 25

    On January 25, 2008, from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, SDForum and FountainBlue will present the Clean Energy Entrepreneurs’ Forum on the topic of "Policy and Its Implications for the Clean Energy Entrepreneur."  Presenters at this event will include policymakers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors.  Highlights of the program include:

    Keynote addresses

    • California’s Investment in the Clean Revolution
      Bill Lockyer – Treasurer of California
    • Clean Energy Opportunities and Challenges: the Venture Perspective
      Scott Sandell – NEA 

    Panels

    • A Corporate Perspective: "Doing Well While Doing Good"
      Janice Berman – PG&E
      Reed Content – AMD
      Annette Finsterbusch – Applied Ventures
      Christina Page – Yahoo!
      Craig Lobdell – KPMG (moderator)

    The program will be held at the AMD Commons Auditorium, 991 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, CA.  The advance registration cost for the program is $50 for SDForum members and $80 for non-members.  The price will be $100 if you register on the day of the event. For more information: