The cleantech challenge

As the economic downturn deepens and spreads across the world, GrowthBusiness looks at how cleantech companies are reconciling the need for short-term survival with their long-term aims.

Venture Capital Funding

The Cleantech Investment Billions

Investment in cleantech is growing fast, but where is all the money going and how do you get your hands on it?


Biofuel business secures £1.75 million

Foresight, an asset management firm that runs five VCTs, has invested £1.75 million in biomass fuel producer Silvigen.


Cleantech fund nets £5 million

Triodos Renewables Energy Fund has raised £5 million in the first month of its current share issue.

Alternative Finance for Business

Cleantech: another bubble?

Sam Richardson, investment director at venture capital firm E-Synergy Ventures, asks whether the clamour for cleantech is genuine or yet another fad.


Foresight launches leveraged fund for cleantech

Venture capitalist Foresight and consulting group Mouchel aim to invest up to £50 million in the UK cleantech industry after forming a strategic partnership.


Clean technology investor joins AIM

A recently established company formed to invest in environmentally friendly technologies and services has joined AIM.


Clean technology company to list next month

Nviro Cleantech Group, which aims to commercialise 'clean' technologies, has announced its intention to float on AIM in July.