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How to Get your Green Business Funded
POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Delta B.C., October 9, 2009 - www.InvestorIdeas.com, a leading online global investor resource, with a primary focus on environment and water provides tips and resources for green and cleantech companies seeking funding.
A recent report on funding from the The Cleantech Group at the beginning of October announced preliminary 3Q09 results for clean technology venture investments in North America, Europe, China and India totaling $1.59 billion across 134 companies.
Government funding and tax incentives were key to enabling growth in the sector.
Read full cleantech funding report: (http://www.investorideas.com/News/100109a.asp)
The Investor Ideas Marketplace is fast becoming a global meeting place and exchange for businesses and investors, with a primary focus on green and cleantech. Based on feedback and insight from both perspectives, Investorideas.com shares the following feedback to achieve stronger results:
Recent Feedback and Comments:
" Make sure the executive summary is specific to the company and compelling - not just a bunch of general market data and statistics"
" Companies with existing revenue or contracts have preference "
" We are looking for disruptive technology plays"
" Have a realistic valuation on your company based on today's market"
" Be clear about what differentiates you in the marketplace "
" Shovel ready projects with permits in place have stronger funding ability"
Investorideas.com also notes that several of the funding groups are looking for companies that are pre-IPO with going public as a possible exit strategy.
For green businesses seeking funding Investor Ideas has created tools to help and accelerate the process internally with the Global Green Fund and Venture Capital Directory (http://www.renewableenergystocks.com/Companies/RenewableEnergy/Funds-and-Venture-Capital-Investing.asp) .The green funding directory, available in PDF has close to 500 contacts including global green funds, VC, Private Equity, Investors and Investment Banking firms. The directory will be updated and added to each month as new companies enter the sector.
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