Cleantech venturing - performance, players and potential Presentation to Environmental Finance Workshop December 9 th 2004. Prepared by Nicholas Parker, Chairman. Presentation Outline. Venture Capital & Cleantech Defined Cleantech Venture Network Cleantech Trends – By the Numbers
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Cleantech venturing - performance, players and potentialPresentation to Environmental Finance WorkshopDecember 9th 2004
Prepared by Nicholas Parker, Chairman
Alongside the information revolution is an industrial revolution reshaping the design and manufacture of almost everything that we see around us. The revolutionary products being developed today have dramatic improvements over the old because they:
Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology (e.g. catalysts and membranes)
Information Technology & Internet (e.g. advanced meters and sensors)
Cleantech is a category like biotech, not a sector.
Regulatory driven market
“End-of-pipe” tech, e.g. scrubbers on smoke stacks
Slow growth markets, e.g. waste management
“Save the world” mentality
Low IT use
mid 1990s -
Economic market drivers
“Front-of-pipe” tech, e.g. zero emission plants
Biological & materials science
Systems design & engineering
Rapid growth markets, e.g. solar energy
High use of IT
Hydro Quebec Capitech
Norsk Hydro Ventures
RBC Technology Ventures
Southern California Gas
Trans Pacific Petroleum
ABB New Ventures
BASF Venture Capital
Boeing Tech Ventures
Chevron Texaco Ventures
DTE Energy Ventures
Electricite de France
Global Environment Fund
SAM Private Equity
Odyssey Venture Partners
Braemar Energy Ventures
Quantum Leap Company
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
VantagePoint Venture Partners
Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Garage Technology Ventures
Bessemer Venture Partners
Arch Venture Partners
In Each Issue:
$3 billion in deals tracked!
Established reference for media and other stakeholders on cleantech venture industry
·Provides evidence investors in privately-held cleantech companies have been able to achieve liquidity.
·Documents instances in which shareholders exited their investments with venture-grade returns.
·Indicates returns to cleantech investors over the past decade have matched or exceeded average venture returns across all sectors during the same period.
Investment by Energy Industry Segment
for 2002-2003 (est.)
Energy Infrastructure – IT related
Source: Cleantech Venture Network LLC
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