On September 25, the Environmental Business Cluster (EBC) will provide an opportunity to meet with the venture capital firm Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV). This program is part of EBC's "Meet with" series - a partnering and coaching series designed to facilitate meetings between cleantech entrepreneurs and investors, customers and potential partners.
After a presentation (see below for additional details), each attendee will receive a one-on-one meeting with Sven Strohband, Partner at MDV. Sven's specific areas of interest are CleanWeb, Electric Vehicles, Grid/Energy Storage and Energy Efficiency.
Attendees must apply by September 17 and be approved to attend. Additional information on how to apply is available here.
Separate from the one-on-one meetings, there is an opportunity to attend a presentation and Q&A on September 25 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am featuring MDV Partner Sven Strohband. 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.
The one-on-one and general presentation session will be held at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304.
On March 11, the Environmental Business Cluster (EBC) will provide an opportunity to meet with Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV). This program is part of EBC's "Meet with" series - a partnering and coaching series designed to facilitate meetings between cleantech entrepreneurs and investors, customers and potential partners. After a presentation, each attendee will receive a one-on-one meeting with Will Coleman, Partner at MDV.
Attendees must apply in advance and be approved to attend. To apply, please send your Executive Summary by February 5, 2010 to Chelsea at Chelsea [at] prescienceintl.com. You will be notified on February 19 if your application is accepted or rejected. Registration must be completed upon approval to secure your meeting slot. Costs are as follows:
- Application fee: FREE
- Registration for one company representative: $75
- Registration for two company representatives: $100
- Registration for three company representatives: $175
Separate from the one-on-one meetings, there is an opportunity to attend a presentation and Q&A with Will Coleman from 9:00 – 9:30 am on March 11. Thanks to our friends at EBC, readers of Green VC can obtain discounted tickets when registering in advance by following these steps:
- Go to the online event registration page
- Select your tickets from the "Presenation Partner Price" section of the page
- Enter "Green VC" [without the quotes] in the portion of the page where "Please indicate your partner affiliation" is indicated.
Early pre-registration is recommended for this event (there will be no on-site registration). For more information:
Hycrete, a Carlstadt, New Jersey-based company whose products include Hycrete Admixture, which waterproofs concrete and provides environmental benefits, has closed a $15 million round of series C venture capital financing, according to VentureWire (via Private Equity HUB). The round was from led by Mohr Davidow Ventures, with participation from previous investors NGEN Partners and RockPort Capital Partners. Other investors in Hycrete include NJTC Venture Fund.
The following video provides an overview of Hycrete.
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The San Jose Mercury News highlights the growing role of Silicon Valley in clean tech / green tech in one of its 2007 year-in-review stories. The article (Clean Tech Paves Way for New Silicon Valley industry) includes comments from Eric Straser, a general partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, a Menlo Park, California-based venture capital firm:
Eric Straser, a general partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, leads that firm’s venture capital investments in clean tech. He sees 2007 as the year that Silicon Valley cemented its leadership position in environmental technologies.
"The valley is doing what it’s always done: identify and highlight those problems and then attack it with great technology and labor force," Straser said. "It’s no surprise to me that three or four years into the clean tech movement, the valley is a leader."
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