Peter Grubstein is Executive Managing Director at NGEN Partners, a venture capital firm specializing in
the “cleantech” sector. At IRI’s 2010 Annual Meeting, Peter spoke about the role of venture capital in catalyzing innovation and about NGEN’s replicable pipeline model for identifying and supporting promising ideas. NGEN has been an engine of innovation for clean technologies, investing in green IT, green finance, and energy efficiency. I spoke with Peter about his firm, its focus on clean technology, and how they approach investments in new ventures, as well as the tools and insights from the venture capital world that might be of value to corporate innovation.
Volume 53, Issue 6, November-December 2010