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.
Large recipients of DOE American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds may want to be thankful this year to U.S. taxpayers.