The Bloom Centre for Sustainability, or simply Bloom, is on the hunt for clean technology demonstration projects in Ontario. The Clean Technology Demonstration Program wants to fund 50% of projects costs that can achieve significant greenhouse gas emissions reduction in a number of different sectors.
The chief financial officer at lithium ion battery maker Electrovaya preached patience during the company’s first quarter 2017 financial results conference call on February 14. Richard Halka, executive VP and CFO, noted the drop in Q1 revenue to $1.1 million from $8.2 million in the first quarter of 2016 is “a temporary slowdown.”
That was a question Canadian Green Tech put to Wal van Lierop, president and chief executive at Chrysalix Venture Capital during an interview late last month. It was in light of 11 Canadian firms being selected to the prestigious Cleantech 100 list.
New data from PwC and CB Insights indicates that venture capital activity in Canada grew while the the rest of the world saw declines. Its latest MoneyTree Canada report for Q4 2016 and the full fiscal year says deal activity grew 7% with total investment of $1.7 billion being flat.