Recent activities include:

TV: Interview w/ Evan Solomon @ Power & Politics

Evan’s a great interviewer – here he presses me on a few key issues. With the recent (unsurprising) approval by the feds of the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline, attention re-focussed on Canada’s energy sector. Pipeline politics are a lightning rod … Continue reading

RBC invests in MaRS Cleantech Fund

[ Originally appeared as a MaRS Discovery District Blog ] Yesterday’s announcement of the RBC Generator‘s $500,000 investment in the MaRS Cleantech Fund is a big deal. Why? Because it shows that large, credible institutions are beginning to move their money … Continue reading

NYC Consulate Launches Cleantech Accelerator

NYC is setting heat records. And Canadian cleantech company Regen is helping them avoid brownouts with its swarm-based automated peak reduction technology. Fitting, as this week the Canadian Consulate launched their much-anticipated Cleantech Accelerator, spear-headed by highly capable Regine Clement. … Continue reading

Early-stage venture capital fund …

… is launched. The privately-backed $30 million MaRS Cleantech Fund LP has closed its first and second rounds, and done three deals already. See press release for details. We’re the earth’s VC. Delivering planet-sized returns.