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Vancouver BC, (February 22, 2013) - Pangaea Ventures Ltd. announced today that Chris Erickson, General Partner, will be chairing a cleantech and advanced technology panel at the Canada Financing Forum in Vancouver, BC. The panel will be discussing "Energy & Water Sustainability; Resource Scarcity and the Changing Cleantech Landscape"". The forum is to be held at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.  more...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, (February 12, 2013) – Tioga Energy®, a leading provider of renewable energy services to commercial, government and non-profit organizations, was recently recognized with two industry awards for its expertise in commercial-scale solar development and financing. Tioga’s solar energy project in Union County, NJ was selected as a Photovoltaic Project of Distinction at the PV America East conference and exhibition, organized by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA). Additionally, Tioga earned a silver medal from the Climate Change Business Journal as part of its 2012 Business Achievement Awards.  more...

St. Louis, MO, (January 9, 2013) – NewLeaf Symbiotics, Inc. today announced the completion of a $7.0 million round of financing. Investors in the syndicate include Rockport Capital, Open Prairie Ventures, Pangaea Ventures, and several individuals.  more...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, (November 19, 2012) – Tioga Energy, a leading provider of renewable energy services to commercial, government and non-profit institutions, was chosen as one of the AlwaysOn GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winners. Inclusion in the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 signifies leadership amongst its peers including game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing and entrenched players in green technology.  more...

Limerick, Pa., June 25, 2012 -- Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, announced it has acquired Semprus BioSciences (Cambridge, Massachusetts), a biomedical company and spin out from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The acquisition includes the core Semprus Sustain™ Technology. The transaction brings to Teleflex an innovative and patented platform technology that serves as the basis for next-generation medical devices. The technology is designed to provide the benefits of reducing complications such as thrombosis and microbial adhesion over long durations.  more...

Vancouver BC, (May 23, 2012) - Pangaea Ventures Ltd. announced today that it has achieved a first close of Pangaea Ventures Fund III, LP, having attracted the initial $50 million into the target $100 million USD fund. Limited Partners in the new fund include world-leading industrials Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., Asahi Kasei Innovation Partners, Inc., nv Bekaert sa, 9th Street Investments (a CoorsTek affiliate), JSR Corporation, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Nitto Denko Corporation and SABIC Ventures B.V.. The fund exclusively invests in early stage cleantech companies with compelling advanced materials technologies.  more...

KALAMAZOO, MI--(Marketwire - May 8, 2012) - Vestaron Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed a Series B Preferred Stock financing, totaling approximately $10.2 million, with participation by major new investors and existing investors.  more...

April 27, 2012 - Boulder Ionics Corporation today announced the completion of a $4.3 million Series A financing. The over-subscribed financing round was led by Pangaea Ventures, and joined by new investors 9th Street Investments, CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund, and JSR Corporation as well as existing investors including Protonic Capital. The investor funds complement the company's grant awards totaling almost $1 M from the National Science Foundation (NSF), U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Navy (USN). Boulder Ionics has developed a novel, high-throughput, low-cost synthesis platform for producing ionic liquid electrolytes for use in advanced energy storage devices.  more...

March 26, 2012 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, today hailed the recent conclusion of a number of commercial agreements as proof of the ever-growing commercial ties between Canada and Japan. Minister Fast made the announcement while accompanying Prime Minister Stephen Harper on his visit to Japan from March 25 to 26.  more...

NEWARK, CA, (February 27, 2012) – Envia Systems, a technology leader in high‐performance, low‐cost lithium‐ion energy storage solutions today announced test results that verify the company's next‐generation rechargeable battery has achieved the highest recorded energy density of 400 Watt-hours/kilogram (Wh/kg) for a rechargeable lithium‐ion cell. When commercialized, this 400 Wh/kg battery is expected to slash the price of a 300-mile range electric vehicle by cutting the cost of the battery pack by more than 50 percent.  more...

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