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The Evolution of Clean Tech Investing

Amy Francetic, Buoyant Ventures
With Toby Corey, Stanford University

Two major shifts have made clean tech investments more financially viable over the past ten years, says Buoyant Ventures managing partner Amy Francetic. First, the core base technologies have gotten more cost-competitive, and second, there is more capital in the market, even amid political headwinds. In some instances, she adds, political resistance to tackling climate change has actually inspired investors to put money into clean tech funds.