2009

May 11th, 2009
New York Times: In 2003, when Foundation Capital, a venture capital firm, started looking for new investors for Silver Spring Networks, one of its portfolio of companies, it was rejected by every firm it called.
May 8th, 2009
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New York Times: San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has approved a plan to build what would be one of the largest solar photovoltaic arrays in California.
May 1st, 2009
San Jose Business Journal: A wireless cardiac monitor the size of a Band-Aid has the potential to reduce treatment and hospitalization costs in combating one of the nation’s most expensive ailments - heart disease.
April 23rd, 2009
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Wall Street Journal: With a deadline fast approaching, the venture capital industry continues to push for a change in the way the Small Business Innovation Research program is administered to allow the participation of venture-backed companies.
April 15th, 2009
Today at Berkeley Lab: Jan Liphardt, a Physical Biosciences Division (PBD) faculty scientist since 2004, has been appointed as PBD Acting Deputy Director by the Acting Division Director, Paul Adams, effective immediately.
April 14th, 2009
Media Post: Startup Web video analytics firm Visible Measures on Tuesday announced an agreement with MySpace to become the social network's video measurement platform of record.
April 9th, 2009
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insideHPC: Panasas has announced that they grew revenues and expanded their customer base by 25% in the first quarter of 2009, compared to Q1 of 2008.
April 7th, 2009
Biofuels Journal: Algae is widely touted as the next best source for fueling the world's energy needs.
April 7th, 2009
Virtual Worlds News: When Vivaty launched its Web-embeddable scenes last fall, two sponsors were immediately on-hand to take advantage of 3D spaces that could appear anywhere on the Web.
April 6th, 2009
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Earth2Tech: Despite the fact that cleantech investment fell off a cliff in the first quarter of the year, talk of the “seeds of revival” (i.e. investment) is starting to creep back into both clean power projects and cleantech ventures thanks to the funds from the stimulus package.