CMEA Ventures Considers $500M Clean-tech Fund

Moresco, Justin
August 2008
Red Herring;8/26/2008, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on plan of San Francisco, California-based CMEA Ventures to launch a $500 million fund targeting growth-stage clean tech companies. According to executive Jim Watson, they noticed a white space in the clean tech industry beyond venture funding and prior to conventional finance and the need for large amounts of capital to build plants and scale operations. The firm hired Ali Iz to weigh the pros and cons of launching such a large fund.


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