11 Jul '11, 11pm

It’ll get better: If you're a cleantech entrepreneur whose company will need more capital over the next 12 mon...

Secondly, corporates have never been more active in cleantech markets. The LPs may be sitting on their hands and wallets, but I've never had more productive and educational meetings with corporate venture or strategic managers who have been tasked with getting serious about cleantech markets, via venture-type activities or otherwise. I'm even seeing a return of the "entrepreneurial electric utility" as a meme, albeit with the appropriate caveats and such. All of which means that many cleantech startups are indeed able to get customers to finance their product development efforts. And that is a very good thing, even better than deploying expensive venture capital dollars.

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