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Better Place Brings in $200M in Series C

Better Place, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of electric vehicle services, has raised $200 million in a Series C round of venture funding.

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VantagePoint Eyeing $1.5B Green Energy Fund – UPDATE

VantagePoint Venture Partners, one of the largest greentech-focused investor, is reportedly raising a $1.5 billion fund that will support late-stage green technology companies.

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May Top Ten Players In Green Energy

1: Tony Hayward, BP CEO As any coach of a professional sports team knows, when your bosses publicly declare their support for you, the end is nigh. So it is with BP head Tony Hayward, who, a spokesman has averred, �has the full support of the board.� To be sure, Hayward has been dealt a…

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Cleantech Is Where Most of The VC Dollars Are Heading These Days

PeHUB, today released a Top 10 ranking of this year’s largest venture capital deals, so far. And, not surprisingly, half of the 10 deals listed involved cleantech companies. Better Place, the battery service provider, leads the ranking with $150 million raised. Electric automobile maker Codax Automotive takes third place with $158 million raised in equity…

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Better Place Closes $350M Financing [Update]

They did it! Better Place, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of electric vehicle services, has, according to an SEC filing, closed on a massive $350 million financing led by HSBC. Better Place began raising capital at the beginning of the year.

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