Cleantech Investment Briefing

Denver Presentation


Denver, CO

Note: Registration for this event has been closed. If you would like a copy of the program materials,  please contact Wendy Olson.



Investment in the Cleantech sector is moving fast.  In 2007, Cleantech firms received $5.18 billion in venture capital across the United States and Europe.  Investors in the first two quarters of 2008 have deployed $3.1 billion already.  Many investment banks are committing staff expertise and investment to Cleantech.  Despite current economic challenges, Cleantech investing remains strong across quarterly fluctuations.
CORE Colorado, sponsored by Morrison & Foerster invites you to a panel of Cleantech investors, industry experts and legal practitioners - including the Corporate, Energy, Land Use and Intellectual Property / Patent practice groups.  Together these leaders in the field will address the opportunities for Cleantech investment.

Discussion Topics
The discussion will focus on five of the fastest-moving Cleantech investment­ areas–carbon sequestration, cellulosic and algae-based biofuels, solar (photovoltaic and concentrating solar power), water and energy efficiency/energy intelligence. Specific topics will include:

  • Investment trends for 2008 and 2009
  • Market segment growth and change
  • Leveraging current and emerging regulations and incentives for maximizing return on Cleantech investments
  • Protecting and managing intellectual property
  • Facilitating strategic financial transactions and relationships


William Sarni, CEO, Domani Sustainability Consulting (moderator)
Tim Connor, Partner, Sequel Venture Partners
Whitney Holmes, Partner (Corporate), Morrison & Foerster
Peter Hanschen, Senior Counsel (Energy), Morrison & Foerster
Michael Steel, Partner (Land Use/Environmental Law), Morrison & Foerster
James Mullen, Of Counsel (Intellectual Property), Morrison & Foerster

For specific directions to the Hyatt Regency, please use the link: Map & Directions




Unsolicited e-mails and information sent to Morrison & Foerster will not be considered confidential, may be disclosed to others pursuant to our Privacy Policy, may not receive a response, and do not create an attorney-client relationship with Morrison & Foerster. If you are not already a client of Morrison & Foerster, do not include any confidential information in this message. Also, please note that our attorneys do not seek to practice law in any jurisdiction in which they are not properly authorized to do so.