SVASE Presents “Is Water the Next Oil?” on April 29 (Discount Available)

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On April 29, 2010 the CleanTech BIG (Business Interface Group) of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) will present a program entitled Is Water the Next Oil? featuring panelists that will discuss a number of questions, including:

  • Why isn't more being done today to address critical water problems?
  • Why have we seen relatively low level of water investments from venture firms to date?
  • What do the most recent funding trends say about interest in Cleantech and water?
  • What opportunities exist for entrepreneurs & startups in this sector?
  • What, if anything, will it take to get funded in the water sector?

Panelists for this program will be:

  • Wayne Hedden, Co-Leader Cleantech Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Lev J. Leytes, Chairman, Generation Capital, LLC
  • Tamin Pechet, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Imagine H20
  • Rachel Sheinbein, Senior Associate, Energy & Materials Group, CMEA Capital
  • Rob Steiner, Co-Founder, WaterSmart Software, Inc
  • Gordon K. Ho, Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish LLP (moderator)

This program will be held from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304.  Thanks to our friends at SVASE, readers of Green VC can receive a $20 discount on the non-member ticket price when registering in advance by following these steps:

  • Go to the online event registration page
  • Select your tickets from the Affiliates section of the page
  • In the "How did you learn about this event?" dropdown box, select "SVASE Affiliate"
  • In the box following the question "REQUIRED FOR AFFILIATES: Which affiliated organization advertised this event to you?", enter "Green VC"

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SVASE and GABA Present “The Smart Green Dividend – Leveraging IT in the Energy Revolution” on January 27 (Discount Available)

On January 27, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) and the German American Business Association (GABA) present a program entitled The Smart Green Dividend – Leveraging IT in the Energy Revolution featuring the following panelists:

This program will be held from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304.  Thanks to our friends at SVASE, readers of Green VC can receive a $20 discount on the non-member ticket price when registering in advance by following these steps:

  • Go to the online event registration page
  • Select your tickets from the Affiliates section of the page
  • In the “How did you learn about this event?” dropdown box, select “SVASE Affiliate”
  • In the box following the question “REQUIRED FOR AFFILIATES: Which affiliated organization advertised this event to you?”, enter “Green VC”

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SVASE & Environmental Business Cluster Present “What is the Future of CleanTech?” on September 17 (Discount Available)

On September 17, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) and Environmental Business Cluster (EBC) will present a program entitled What is the Future of CleanTech? featuring the following panelists:

  • Gordon K. Ho – Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
  • Dylan Steeg – Director, Intel Capital
  • Christopher Moran – Vice President, General Manager, Applied Ventures (moderator)
  • Additional panelists to be announced

This program will be held from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304.  Thanks to our friends at SVASE, 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 Affiliates section of the page
  • In the "How did you learn about this event?" dropdown box, select "SVASE Affiliate"
  • In the box following the question "REQUIRED FOR AFFILIATES: Which affiliated organization advertised this event to you?", enter "Green VC"

For more information:

SVASE to Present “Raising Money for Your Cleantech Software Company” on July 15 (Discount Available)

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On July 15, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) will present a program entitled Raising Money for Your Cleantech Software Company featuring the following panelists:

This program will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Cooley Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville, CA 94526 (directions).  Thanks to our friends at SVASE, readers of Green VC can obtain tickets for $25 (+$3 event processing fee) when registering in advance (cost includes buffet dinner, coffee and tea; cash bar available) by following these steps:

  • Go to the online event registration page
  • Select your tickets from the Affiliates section of the page
  • In the "How did you learn about this event?" dropdown box, select "SVASE Affiliate"
  • In the box following the question "REQUIRED FOR AFFILIATES: Which affiliated organization advertised this event to you?", enter "Green VC"

The price is an additional $10 if you register at the door.  Attire for this event is business casual or business attire — no jeans or shorts are allowed.  For more information:

SVASE and GABA to Present “How Bright is the Future of Solar Power?” on April 16 (Discount Available)

On April 16, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) and the German American Business Association (GABA) will present a program entitled How Bright is the Future of Solar Power? featuring the following panelists:

This program will be held from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304.  Green VC readers can obtain discounted tickets when registering in advance by following these steps:

  1. Go to the online event registration page
  2. Select your tickets from the Affiliates section of the page
  3. In the "How did you learn about this event?" dropdown box, select "SVASE Affiliate"
  4. In the box following the question "REQUIRED FOR AFFILIATES: Which affiliated organization advertised this event to you?", enter "Green VC"

For more information:

Discount Available to “Where’s the Capital? A Clean Tech Perspective on What Investors Want to See” on January 29, 2009

Just a brief note — thanks to our friends at SVASE, readers of Green VC can receive the affiliate registration price (a $20 discount from the general public rate) for the upcoming program Where’s the Capital? A Clean Tech Perspective on What Investors Want to See.  To receive this rate when using the online registration page, please follow these three steps:

  • Select your tickets from the Affiliates section of the page
  • In the "How did you learn about this event?" dropdown box, select "SVASE Affiliate"
  • In the box following the question "REQUIRED FOR AFFILIATES: Which affiliated organization advertised this event to you?", enter "Green VC"

Please contact Green VC with any questions.  Thanks!

SVASE to Present “Where’s the Capital? A Clean Tech Perspective on What Investors Want to See” on January 29

SVASE

On January 29, 2009, the CleanTech BIG (Business Interface Group) of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) will present a program entitled Where’s the Capital? A Clean Tech Perspective on What Investors Want to See featuring panelists that will discuss a number of questions, including:

  • What are corporate venture funds and VCs willing to fund in clean tech?
  • What are the benchmarks for a fundable company and how does an entrepreneur effectively bootstrap to those milestones?

Panelists for this program will be:

This program will be held from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304.  The advance registration cost for the program is $20 for SVASE members and $49 for the general public.  The price is an additional $10 if you register at the door. 

Update: A discount to this program is available to readers of Green VC.

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SVASE to Present “How New Battery & PVC Technologies Will Turbocharge Energy, Autos” on September 18

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On September 18, the CleanTech BIG (Business Interface Group) of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) will present a program entitled How New Battery & PVC Technologies Will Turbocharge Energy, Autos featuring the following panelists:

This program will be held from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304.  The advance registration cost for the program is $20 for SVASE members and $49 for non-members.  The price is an additional $10 if you register at the door.  For more information: