It seems that some of my former colleagues in the Design and Ventures teams from Signify are starting up a new corporate venture called NatureConnect. Nice proposition, looks like an amalgam of the old Philips OneSpace for ambient luminescence, with … Continue reading signify natureconnect
I updated my spreadsheet tracking investment, revenues and exits for venture-capital backed startups in the lighting industry. You can download the Excel file here: BK_InvestmentRevIPO List Since most of these companies are privately held, the data is scattershot. Nevertheless, it paints an … Continue reading vc-backed lighting startups, update
Interesting article from BusinessWeek on Phil Bosua, who is leading the LIFX project on Kickstarter. My favorite quote: “They’ve been inundated with offers from venture capitalists who noticed the huge response online, Bosua says. He declined to name the VCs.” Continue reading lixf founder phil bosua
Do you think it would be possible for a venture capital group to create a model similar to Y Combinator specifically for the lighting industry? For those of you who don’t know, Y Combinator is a Silicon Valley venture model that … Continue reading incubator for the lighting industry?