MultiLing Panel on International Business

My time was well spent attending the MultiLing Multicultural Celebration. Our recent international PR work on cleantech issues for Ukraine and Singapore makes this topic timely for PilmerPR . A distinguished panel of experts offered many valuable insights on doing business internationally. Here are some of their comments “in the raw.”

 

Panelists:

Brian Chandler:   MultiLing

Localization and translation is key to international success. Think global right ...

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VC Cleantech Investment – Up or Down?

77 cleantech acquisitions in Q1 2012. $1.81 billion in VC capital invested in 185 cleantech startups in Q1 2012. In dollars, this is less than Q1 2011. By number of deals, this is up from Q4 2011. So, is Clean-Tech on its way back up among investors? Is yo-yo federal policy slowing it down? Whaddup?

Full Story: GIGAOM

CleanTech Public Relations

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Cleantech Investment in 2011 Down, but Up…

While 2011 Cleantech investment in 2011 is down from 2010, there is a BIG silver lining.

San Diego Source reports that “In terms of investments made, venture capitalists dealing in clean technology across the country were nearly as active in 2011 as they were in 2010, but the total dollar value of their investments declined around 4.5 percent, according to an Ernst & Young LLP analysis.

The analysis was based on information from Dow Jones VentureSource, ...

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Jason Chaffetz Catches 4th of July Ride w Clean Green Humless

Our cleantech client Humless is owned by naturalized U.S. citizens who immigrated from Africa. They love the 4th of July and they love the freedom that America represents to the world. Their holiday weekend included a company cricket match, picnic, & sharing the company’s mascot, the Humless electric vehicle (1960 VW bus) with 300,000 parade goers in Provo at the Freedom Festival Grand Parade. Congressman Chaffetz & family caught a ride with Humless. We had a blast putting ...

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New PilmerPR CleanTech Client Sports a Green Energy System

Humless LLC recently joined the PilmerPR firmament of clients seeking to clean and green the world. This thing is, Humless has really “evolutionized” how we look at green power for home use–especially for emergency preparedness.

Imagine your power goes out because you live in Joplin after the tragic tornado. Your  house is still standing, but the community is a wreck. It may ...

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VMT Unveils 1st Wind Power CVT Transmission

Today, Dick Wilson, CEO of VMT Technologies took the podium after a lead in from a Novell VP to announce the world’s first continuously variable transmission (CVT) for wind power application.  Positioned as “infinitely variable” (IVT) covering a 30 gear range for vehicles. Mr Wilson said one car manufacturer has anted up $1M for a automotive prototype. As exciting as that news, the news conference ...

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Earth Day – ElectraTherm Gets Some Presidential Love

Earth Day feels a bit more meaningful this year for PilmerPR. We’ve worked hard to practice what we preach, building a sustainable business model that minimizes staff and client travel, as well as maximizing online collaboration which yields an almost paperless operation. However, the news of President Obama’s visit this week to our past client ElectraTherm is deeply satisfying ...

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