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Technology for the Early Man

(Published: Business World, 10 Dec 2011, http://www.businessworld.in/businessworld/businessworld/content/Technology-Early-Man.html) Much like Apple’s tablet dream gave it iPad, Clean Technology will usher in market shifts Within the first year of its launch, Apple’s ipad had notched up sales of 15 million pieces. No matter what I write here about the iPad but my reader knows I cannot overestimate … Continue reading

Electric Vehicles, Critical Growth Factors

While there may be no doubt that electric vehicles (EV) will eventually replace the internal combustion engine to an significant extent but there is doubt when will that happen. Globally the EV enthusiasts are working out a number of innovative ways to push the economic envelope of electric vehicle towards greater viability. And therefore what … Continue reading

Innovate Or Negotiate

(Published :24 Sep 2011 , http://www.businessworld.in/businessworld/businessworld/content/Innovate-Or-Negotiate.html) Japan stands to lose its technology leadership in many areas and along with that its export revenues, if the recent trickle of high technology Japanese companies moving to China turns into exodus. While manufacturing moving to China has been the usual trend in the last decade but this recent … Continue reading

What’s The Big Deal?

(Published: July 30, 2011. http://www.businessworld.in/businessworld/businessworld/content/Whats-Big-Deal.html) In 2011, the average venture investment deal size in cleantech sector has been nearly double the overall deal size across all sectors, based on data from US. At about $14 million per deal not only it’s the highest across sectors but it is also close to double the average investment … Continue reading