By Michael Migendt
Michael Migendt explains the function of different investments in aiding the expansion of a sustainable economic system and acknowledges levers that coverage makers, managers and marketers may possibly use for extra accelerating eco-friendly innovation via finance. He specializes in particular examples of other investments into eco-friendly industries, businesses, tasks, and infrastructure, masking the advancements alongside the innovation chain. specially the acceleration of eco-friendly applied sciences and the during this context happening interrelations among the 3 components of finance, innovation, and coverage are key to this work.
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This pattern is of the form and character of a classical business cycle. The cycle whereby a new industry emerges with successful startups and good returns for VC funds to an industry with more funds being raised and bigger volumes leading to high competition for investments and high valuations and finally to the burst of the VC bubble. Despite its re-occurrence, industry and as well academia are often surprised each time the bubble bursts (Block & Sandner, 2009; Lerner, 2002; Mason, 2009). This pattern has appeared with changing amplitude in several countries, industries and investment stages (Lerner, 2002).
000 0 Total Cleantech Figure 3 – enture capital investments - total and cleantech from 1 5 to 2013 The global media attention is aligned to the deals and investments as its pattern mirrors investment deals and it is highly correlated with the investments (see Table 2). While our data are not structured to inform us whether media or VC drives the conversation, it is clear that VC backed deals bring awareness of new technologies to mainstream 2 Emergence of Cleantech as an Investment Category 19 media.
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