leantech venture capital has been cited as a crucial part of getting clean and sustainable technologies into the markets. In our recent workshop, Kauffman Foundation consultant Paul Corson went behind the numbers and gave us a frank assessment of cleantech venture capital.
The United States has gone “all in” on startups with a proliferation of policies, programs and prognosticators that purport to know secret sauces for success. But are they effective and how does they impact the outlook for business and employment?
On April 14th, Paul Corson gave an excellent overview on the drivers of innovation research, some current examples of sustainability projects, and the investment viewpoint on sustainability-related technologies and the needed skills to move them ahead.
View the entire workshop: Sustainability Policy Workshop: The Good and Bad of Government Support