Investing in Clean Technology
An interview with Raj Atluru, Managing Director,
Draper Fisher Jurvetson
on June 11, 2008
Raj Atluru talks about "Green" investment opportunities as seen by venture capitalists, and the unique characteristics and challenges of clean tech investments. Mr. Atluru shares his views on clean energy solutions from "Smart Grid" to biofuels, and the role of emerging markets.
Raj Atluru is a Managing Director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson where he has been spearheading the firm's cleantech investment practice since 2001 and its India investment operations since 2005. He has been active across technology sectors, with an emphasis on renewable energy, energy storage, smart grid and energy efficiency applications, wireless technologies and business software and services, among others.
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