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?

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Entrepreneurs Everywhere!!! – Utah Student 25 Awards Gala

The air was electric at the Grand America ballroom filled wall-to-wall with around 300 well-dressed attendees at the 2nd annual Utah Student 25 Awards Gala in Salt Lake City this week. Utah Student 25 founding educator, entrepreneur, and angel investor thanks the growing list of sponsors jumping on the accelerating train that is Utah Student 25.

As a matter of ...

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Ten Arrogance Traps of Entrepreneurs – Forbes

mouse-trap-cheeseAs the new 2010 Chairman of the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (www.uvef.net ), I’m enthusiastic about the potential for new business startups to turn the economy around. The grit and power of the small business startup executive is infectious and is likely the most valuable stimulus program available to the USA.

Entrepreneurs aspiring for greatness would do well to pay attention to the lessons of the past as they forge the future.  That’s why I ...

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