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SJF Summit on the New Green Economy: How to Make it Work

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009 5:00 AM

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 5:00 AM


Durham Convention Center, Durham, NC

About The Event

The SJF Summit on the New Green Economy, which coincides with SJF’s 10th anniversary, brings together entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, and community leaders to share strategies for investing in and building the new green economy. The Summit will be launched with a keynote from Nicholas Parker of Cleantech Group LLC, which has helped catalyze the exponential growth of North American cleantech investment to $5.9 billion in 2008, and will also include keynotes by: Jeff Wolfe, chief executive officer of groSolar; Majora Carter, principal of Majora Carter Group; and Martin Eakes, founder and CEO of Self-Help Credit Union and the Center for Responsible Lending. In addition, eight CEOs from cleantech companies will discuss innovative business strategies, and more than 15 investors, economic developers, and green job leaders will share best practices. Join us and be inspired by innovative businesses and organizations which are creating green jobs, and take away useful strategies, policies and best practices for your company, organization or region.

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SJF Ventures

SJF Ventures is a venture capital fund that focuses on cleantech, business services, web-enhanced services, and consumer brand companies. The fund works with experienced management teams that are driving exceptional growth and positively impacting the world. SJF Ventures specializes in companies with revenues of $1 million to $20 million seeking equity capital of $1 million to $5 million. SJF manages two funds which have invested in 29 companies that now have aggregate revenues of $500 million, 128 facilities, and 4,600 employees. SJF Advisory Services is an affiliated nonprofit that provides entrepreneurial assistance, trainings and research. Over the last ten years, SJF has assisted 1,500 entrepreneurial companies through workshops and direct advisory services. SJF has offices in Durham, NC, New York, and San Francisco and invests throughout the U.S.

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