Sunday, December 9, 2007

Interview with Meir Ukeles of Israel Cleantech Ventures

Meir Ukeles, a general partner at Israel Cleantech Ventures (ICV), is interviewed in the latest edition of the Israel Opportunity Investor newsletter. (Transcript)

Ukeles discusses ICV's formation and investor team, its limited partners, the growth model for its investments, exit options, Israel's cleantech cluster and regulatory environment, and Project Better Place, an electric car start-up and ICV portfolio company.

Established in 2006, Israel Cleantech Ventures invests in companies in Israel's energy, water and environmental sectors. It recently announced the creation of 'CleanStart', a joint venture with Greylock Partners' Israel Fund to provide seed stage capital and support to cleantech ideas/projects.