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ARVADA, Colo. (November 19, 2013) – Boulder Ionics Corp., producer of high-performance electrolytes and electrochemical-grade ionic liquids for advanced energy storage devices, today announced a $500,000 investment from the Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund. Proceeds will be used to support a collaborative research program and license arrangement with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, and to create an Australian subsidiary of Boulder Ionics. This new investment complements the company’s prior $4.3 million Series A financing round along with grant awards totaling almost $2 million from the National Science Foundation, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.  more...

(October 22, 2013) - Keith Gillard, general partner at Pangaea Ventures, based in Vancouver, thinks his company’s expertise has enabled it to benefit from the funding crisis in the clean technology sector.  more...

Washington DC, (October 9, 2013) - The Cleantech Group today announced that two Pangaea Ventures companies have been named in the 2013 Global Cleantech 100, a list of the top 100 private companies in clean technology: Envia Systems and Vestaron Corporation.  more...

Vancouver BC, (September 10, 2013) - Pangaea Ventures Ltd. announced today that Keith Gillard, General Partner, will be participating in the Canadian Venture Capital Association's first trade mission to China. Pangaea will be representing the cleantech and advanced materials investment industry. Other participants in the trade mission are the Business Development Bank of Canada with its BDC ITC Fund, Bioenterprise Corporation focused on agricultural technology, Fronterra Ventures focused on oil and gas, and WestCap Management, a fund focused on opportunities in Saskatchewan.   more...

(August 30, 2013) - At one time the entire geographic world was one continent and according to Chris Erickson, founder of Pangaea Ventures, the world has become connected like this again through economic, political and social ties. This has provided the scientific community and those investing in innovation unparalleled access and opportunity. It is this opportunity that Pangaea Ventures has targeted for its venture capital fund.  more...

Vancouver, BC (28 August 2013) - Pangaea Ventures Ltd. announced today that Chris Erickson will be a feature panelist at The Future of Clean Energy Technology: Identifying Investment Opportunities forum. The event is to be held at the Hyatt at Olive 8 Hotel, in Seattle, USA on September 19, 2013 and is organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Wells Fargo Private Bank.  more...

Albuquerque, NM, (August 13, 2013) - Masterson Industries, LLC, a new breed of materials company, today announced that it has closed an investment from Cottonwood Technology Fund and Pangaea Ventures Fund III LP. This investment will be focused on commercializing Masterson’s Microgravity Enabled Materials technology and quickly bringing its products to market.  more...

SAN JOSE, CA, (July 10, 2013) - RSI today announced a new world record for cadmium telluride photovoltaic module size, achieving a 1.5 square meter module. The availability of low cost large-area CdTe panels coupled with localized manufacturing partners hastens the widespread achievement of grid parity for utility scale solar.  more...

Vancouver BC, (June 11, 2013) - Pangaea Ventures Ltd. announced today that Keith Gillard, General Partner, will be speaking at two panels as part of Hydrogen + Fuel Cells 2013, a leading international conference for the hydrogen and fuel cell industries. Mr. Gillard will be appearing on a panel entitled, "Market Trends And Financing," at 4:00pm on Tuesday, June 18, and will additionally be speaking at a Government of British Columbia sponsored event entitled, "Financing and Marketing for Start-ups and Maturing HFC Companies," at 11:45am on Wednesday, June 19.  more...

Drivers could soon control the tint on their car windows with the push of a button, thanks to a new technology being developed by chemists and engineers at a small B.C.- based firm.  more...

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