Technology has a home in hipster-ville, especially when it's environmentally friendly, local or green.
Once the hot category, venture investing in clean energy technologies is decidedly mixed, making it tougher for young green-tech businesses to get money to grow.
Corporate partners are vital to nurturing innovations from green-tech start-ups and giving them the gravitas they need to scale beyond niche products.
The latest venture capital numbers show a pullback from green tech, reflecting the challenging funding environment for green-tech start-ups.
Greenstart is looking to act as an accelerator for green-tech start-ups that can essentially be up-and-running in about six months.
Entrepreneurs at five early-stage, clean-energy companies in Massachusetts say creating a network of like-minded businesses goes a long way to cultivating green start-ups.
Public and privately matched funding offered for joint green-tech research, development projects.
On Earth Day, CNET looks at one of the central questions around green tech: how quickly green innovations can be developed and put in place on a large scale.
Futurist and Kleiner Perkins green-tech venture capitalist Bill Joy says VCs need to focus on breakthrough energy technologies, such as cheap distributed solar, to succeed.
Cleantech Group CEO says green-tech investors at diversified venture capital firms are facing more competition for attention from social media and Internet deals.