Solar Investments Totaled $700 Million in First Half of 2008

The beginning of the following video from MarketWatch mentions that according to preliminary data from Dow Jones VentureSource, solar investment in the first half of 2008 was $700 million, which almost matched the amount for the entire year 2007.  The remainder of the video is an interview of Rhone Resch (President, Solar Energy Industry Association) … Read more

No Venture-Backed IPOs Took Place in Q2 2008

For the first time since 1978, there were no venture-backed Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in the second quarter of 2008, according to the Exit Poll report by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Thomson Reuters.    This figure, in combination with only five venture-backed IPOs in the first quarter of 2008 represents a significant … Read more