Saturday, August 4, 2007

Green Investments-teaser

IT'S THAT RARE OPPORTUNITY to save humanity and make a killing.

The mere possibility has Silicon Valley's venture capitalists tripping over each other to offer cash to start-ups focused on Clean Technology, a fuzzy business category that now encompasses just about anything that might help stave off global warming and aid the environment: solar and wind-generated energy sources, air and water pollution-control devices, and alternative fuels made from just about any non-hydrocarbon-based item all qualify. Even electric sports cars seem to fit the bill.

Venture capitalists plunked down better than $1.5 billion in funding for clean tech in 2006, bringing ...

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