Clean Technology business and investment matchmaking conference in South Africa



On the 16th & 17th October 2012 the second Clean Technology business and investment matchmaking conference for the African continent is to be held at the Killarney Country Club, Lower Houghton, Johannesburg South Africa.

Called Viridis Africa, ( the event is dedicated to entrepreneurs and corporates who are seeking funding to introduce clean technology solutions and services.

Principals who would present their business opportunities at this event would have the audience of numerous local and foreign investors, stratified according to their interest and investment criteria.

Investors would include venture capital, private equity, project and corporate finance outfits and others dedicated to the clean tech sector.

The following are some of the clean tech sub-sectors in which principals may consider their company, initiative being presented:
Clean Energy Generation: Wind, solar, hydro, biofuels, geothermal, clean coal technologies
Storage: Fuel cells, advanced batteries, hybrid systems
Infrastructure: Management, transmission
Efficiency: Building efficiency, smart grids, waste heat recovery
Water & waste water: Water treatment, water conservation, waste water treatment, desalination
Recycling & waste: Recycling, waste treatment, organic matter, plastics,

Presenters will have the opportunity to introduce their investment case to interested parties throughout the lifecycle of their business, i.e. from conceptual, early stage / startup through to established business.

The event will also introduce parties with complementary technologies and business models to one another to explore mutually beneficial opportunities.

In the main the conference and its exhibition will endeavour to bring about a vibrant “market trading place” for entrepreneurs and corporates to propose and conclude investment deals with funders.

Although the event is to be held once a year, it is designed to give the participants long term continuity vis a vis the provision of web-based interaction platforms, inducing social networks, virtual market place and other interactive features.

Please note that the deadline for your business proposal submission is 20 September 2012.

An executive business summary of your project/ company is required in order for us to match your initiative/company business proposal with the appropriate theme.

Importantly you need to indicate the funds you seek and the principal terms for investors participation.

Visit www.viridisafrica.comfor more information.

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