Innovalight Receives $5 Million in Financing

Innovalight, a Sunnyvale, CA-based developer of silicon-ink based solar cells and modules, has recently received $5 million of financing from Leader Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.  Innovlight was founded in 2002 and has received investments from ARCH Venture Partners, Apax Partners, Convexa Capital, Harris & Harris Group, Scatec, Sevin Rosen Funds, and Triton Ventures.  Some background on … Read more

Three Venture Capital Firms Selected for U.S. Department of Energy “Entrepreneur in Residence” Program

On February 27, 2008,  U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Alexander Karsner announced the selection of three venture capital firms to participate in the pilot of DOE’s new Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) program.  The EIR pilot program will place three entrepreneurs (one selected and sponsored by each of … Read more