Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announces $1bn global clean tech investment fund

Dec 13, 2016 · http://techcitynews.com

Screen shot 2016 12 13 at 06.31.41

UK clean tech startups could benefit from a $1bn investment global fund announced by Bill Gates.

Gates will lead a group of heavyweight investors – whose combined wealth totals approximately $170bn – including Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Microsoft’s co-founder told Quartz that the fund, called Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), could invest in "anything that leads to cheap, clean, reliable, energy".

"People think you can just put $50m in and wait two years and then you know what you got. In this energy, space, that’s not true at all," the billionaire entrepreneur added.

Read Complete Article

RT @RussShaw1: Connect your #startup w 100s of investors at #TechDay London! Signup by 30.6 to save 25% https://t.co/iZ7XOJ68Vb @TechDayHQ…

Today I’m launching a new £1m scheme to help businesses clean up London’s air. Read more https://t.co/6H1BFbMyBP

"#AI starts with strategy. If people are looking at AI just as a technology, they're missing the boat" #LTW… https://t.co/bHnsXr49cL

An attachable lens for your phone to get DSLR-quality shots. 30% off this weekend: https://t.co/qK2wWLF1t5… https://t.co/4TYH3LbjjS

Inside Bloomberg’s Rome-inspired high-rise HQ https://t.co/goblTJRP5b #Bloomberg #London https://t.co/nGhQQeVN9K

Tech.London Weekly

×