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Kachan in CBS SmartPlanet

Kachan & Co., a San Francisco based clean technology research and consulting firm, has launched an online service that matches clean technology companies with 7,000 investors worldwide.

Let's make a cleantech deal, May 31, 2011

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Quoted in the press

“The rise of cleantech in Asia in 2009 was especially evident in the M&A and IPO markets. Couple this with aggressive clean technology spending by China and Korea, and it’s clear 2009 was the year Asia made significant inroads on its cleantech ambitions.”

— Dallas Kachan

Europe, China Clean Energy Investment Gains on U.S., Groups Say, January 6, 2010

“Energy-efficiency firms often need less money to bring products or services to market, may rely on more proven technologies and may pose less risk to investors. They're not reinventing the wheel.”

— Dallas Kachan

Clean tech gets big piece of venture-capital funding, January 6, 2010

“When it comes to cleantech, we have the largest market opportunity in the history of the planet driven by global climate change, resource constraints and energy independence. Silicon Valley is critical to this revolution, but it does not occupy the throne it once did.”

— Dallas Kachan

Silicon Valley faces fierce global competition in cleantech, February 1, 2010

“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