Energy Foundry

Investing in Energy: The time is now, and the place is the Midwest

Also posted on Midwest Energy News In part I of our series we revealed how the Midwest, with its world-renowned Universities and research labs, has all the right intellectual capital to kick-start an energy tech revolution. The next step is pairing these great ideas with the right financial capital, and there are serious investment dollars…

Midwest Energy Events: August 2014

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Small Business Innovation Research Projects to Make a Big Impact on Clean Energy Economy

Big congratulations to portfolio company SiNode Systems for receiving $1 million in Phase II from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. In this round of funding, 14 small businesses including woman- and minority-owned firms will receive $15 million in awards to bring their innovative…

The Energy Tech Revolution

Introduction We are going to let you in on a valuable secret: an energy tech revolution is underway in the Midwest. It’s hard not to get sucked into the idea that California is the place for innovation. We go to the conferences, we read TechCrunch, and we’re aware of the fact that over half of the country’s annual venture…