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Greentech Startups Require Gravity-Bending CEOs: “For successful cleantech companies -- and there have been 23...

Greentech Startups Require Gravity-Bending CEOs: “For successful cleantech companies -- and there have been 23...

“For successful cleantech companies -- and there have been 23, if success is defined as having gone public on a major U.S. [stock] exchange the average time to go public was nine years,” said Matt Trevithick of Venrock at a recent TiE (formerly The Indus Entrepreneurs) Energy event. “Entrepreneurs in cleantech have to have extraordinary patience. This is a 10-year journey just to get started.” “Maybe the notion of four-year option packages is obsolete [for cleantech]. That is from the IT space,” continued Trevithick. The TiE event brought together venture capitalists and entrepreneurs with roots in the Indus region (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal) for a frank discussion on opportunities -- and pitfalls -- in greentech. “We are used to companies that are powered by Moore’s Law that sell into an entrepreneurial environment,” said Bob Walker of Sierra Ventu...

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