Quoted in the press

Kachan in ZDNet

"There are a LOT of players in this game, and only the best funded will survive 2011, Kachan predicts."

Heather Clancy

Researcher predicts consolidation of energy efficiency players, Dec 2, 2010

Kachan In Reuters

Third quarters tend to be the strongest of the year [for cleantech investment], according to Dallas Kachan of research firm Kachan & Co.

Cleantech is bleeding green: U.S. investment dollars slashed by half in last year, November 1st, 2010

Kachan In Sustainable Business

"Is there a lot of capital on the slidelines, watching and waiting? Are new investors expressing interest in cleantech because it's fashionable, but not voting with their checkbooks? Either way, the herd actually investing has thinned."

Dallas Kachan

Number of Cleantech Investors Decreasing, October 5, 2010

In Green Investing

Kachan & Co. says the numbers are “significant” since third quarters are usually the strongest of the year. [They have] coined a phrase – “Walking Dead” – to describe companies that investors are keeping alive waiting to exit instead of funding more cleantech innovation.

Cleantech Venture Investing Nosedives - October 5, 2010