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Kachan in the Canberra Times

The Kachan report highlights another trend in China's clean-tech policy that should sound alarm bells ... Chinese firms are ''increasingly looking west and carefully picking and choosing distressed clean-tech assets, investing in commodity supply and taking stakes in higher margin clean energy projects.''

China leads the way with clean-tech, Mar 19, 2012

Quoted in the press

“There are more deals waiting to go public in the U.S. than in more than two years.”

— Dallas Kachan

ISE debut first cleantech IPO since July 2009, February 23, 2010

“With $400 million having gone to this company, there are some exciting claims, but like everything else out of Silicon Valley, the market will separate fact from fiction, and will prove claims versus reality.”

— Dallas Kachan

Secretive fuel-cell startup stirring hopes, doubts, February 23rd, 2010

“This technology will be proven only over time.”

— Dallas Kachan

Start-Up Bloom Claims Fuel-Cell Breakthrough, February 25, 2010

Dallas Kachan called it "further vindication that very important sources of capital feel that we are also past the worst in clean technology investment."

The Week in Cleantech, Sept 5, 2009

“The amount of investment is not continuing to plummet; it’s stable. Some might say we’ve reached bottom.”

— Dallas Kachan

Cleantech Investing Hits Bottom and Stabilizes, June 11, 2009