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Inside track: questions founders should ask climate tech investors during courtship

Interested investors are known for and expected to be bombarding founders with questions during due diligence, but start-up founders should also be asking the questions – and not just one or two…Robert Hokin, Greenbackers Managing Partner explains. When we at Greenbackers host investors pitches, we always take pains to prepare start-ups with answers to any […]

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Fundraising realities for founders in today’s climate tech market

Raising growth capital for your climate tech venture this year? Think your business is a slam dunk for funding because climate is becoming a hot investment category? Think again. It’s no easier than it ever was. Here are some thoughts from Greenbackers Founder and Managing Partner Robert Hokin – some which might make you a […]

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Replay of Greenbackers Brown Rudnick’s IP Strategy Masterclass on 1 December

Any and every cleantech business should have a well-considered IP strategy, i.e.  a documented approach to developing, protecting and using intellectual property, and addressing competitor IP, within their business plan.  There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach and errors can be made by copying common strategies, or the strategies of other businesses, without care.  Are you developing a […]

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Securing a Term Sheet & Term Sheet Terms – Replay Videos now available

Raising capital for your cleantech business? Have you considered how to deal with term sheets from interested funders? See the replays of Brown Rudnick and Greenbackers webinars hosted in September and October to help you navigate this complicated, but critical area of fundraising. Securing a Term Sheet – originally broadcast 21 September Hosted by Neil […]

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Securing a Term Sheet in Cleantech – replay video of 21 September Zoom call

Raising capital for your cleantech business? Have you considered how to deal with term sheets from interested funders? Join the replay of Brown Rudnick and Greenbackers Investment Capital Zoom call to help you – free to join: Securing a Term Sheet – originally broadcast Tuesday 21 September Hosted by Neil Foster, Global Chair of Technology […]

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Replay of GovGrant Patent Box webinar 310821

Join us for the replay on a webinar concerning HMRCs Patent Box Scheme, showcasing Intellectual Property (IP) case studies across sectors, focussing on industrial & manufacturing, consumer, technology and, of course, cleantech. Experts speaking are Dominic Bartholdi and Akshay Thaman from GovGrant, one of the UK’s leading practitioners of Patent Box and R &D tax […]

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How (NOT) to make a video pitch for cleantech investment!

Robert Hokin, Manager Partner, Greenbackers

We here at Greenbackers have been recommending, recording and reviewing video pitches for quite some time now, we’re big believers. It’s an important weapon for deepening investor engagement. There’s a whole industry springing up around this, but we’ve seen some self-made ones that are good too! […]

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