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."
For more information:
- Clean Tech Paves Way for New Silicon Valley industry (San Jose Mercury News)