Kachan in Environmental Leader
Dallas Kachan, managing partner of cleantech research firm Kachan & Co., says 2013 will show that EV supply chain companies have not accounted for the growing efficiency of fossil fuel vehicles, and says it’s a “bad time to be Better Place.”
Better Place Winds Down US Operations, Feb 11, 2013
Quoted in the press
“For several quarters now, there have been roughly four times as many cleantech IPOs each quarter in China than either North America or Europe. And much higher returns are being made. It’s time for investors and entrepreneurs in North America, Europe and elsewhere to recognize this. The huge cleantech returns in China are getting too little attention.”
Green Tech Investments Totally Bomb in the Third Quarter - October 4, 2010
Chinese companies in clean-technology sectors lead the world in the number of initial public offerings for the last five quarters, according to industry analyst Dallas Kachan, of San Francisco-based Kachan & Co.
Climate Talks in Tianjin Put Spotlight on China - Oct 3, 2010
“The development is significant, as third quarters have generally been the strongest of the year for cleantech investment.”
Cleantech investment declines in Q3, “There’s been a bubble” - October 1, 2010
“More of those funds than ever before are going to shoring up mature companies. Less than 10 percent of global cleantech venture investment dollars today are going into early stage deals.”
A Lotta “Walking Dead” Greentech Firms - October 1, 2010
"This article is the most accurate statement I have read in quite a long time ... this article sets the matter straight."
On Kachan analysis of why China has already overtaken the U.S. in cleantech, in Renewable Energy World - August 13, 2010
“China has positioned itself very well as the clean technology minerals leader. The rest of the world is years behind them. The U.S. has no commercial rare earth element refining operations. China effectively has a strangle hold on the rare earth elements needed for cleantech.”
Afghanistan’s lithium Eureka: A big win for China, or another Bolivia?, Jun 14, 2010