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What is Low-Carbon Investing? - Jesse Fink, Steve Blank (MissionPoint Capital)
Date: 1/30/2008
Length: 5 minutes
Speaker(s): Steve Blank , Jesse Fink
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: MissionPoint Capital Partners co-founder Jesse Fink explains what it means to merge clean energy and environmental finance, including cap and trade and other infrastructure supports, that helps bring clean tech initiatives to
market faster and at a lower cost.

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Environmental Entrepreneurship Over Non-Profit - Jesse Fink, Steve Blank (MissionPoint Capital)
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1/30/2008
Summary: From equity, to bonds, to real estate, MissionPoint Capital Partners co-founder Jesse Fink explains how traditional capital markets can be reoriented toward a low-carbon economy. Supporting non-profits is crucial in long-term
environmental thinking, says Fink, as this sector pushes policy. But only for-profit business will catalyze true market solutions with pull. Watch More
Merging Commercial and Philanthropic Interests - Jesse Fink, Steve Blank (MissionPoint Capital)
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1/30/2008
Summary: With endowments seeking the right investment products and non-profits staffing business school graduates, rather than butting heads, non-profits and for-profit enterprises are more collaborative than ever. Jesse Fink of
MissionPoint Capital Partners points out that particulary in the environmental sector, the spectrum is narrowing between the two. Watch More
Technology as Medium, Not Content - Jesse Fink, Steve Blank (MissionPoint Capital)
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1/30/2008
Summary: Priceline co-founder Jesse Fink explains to entrepreneur Steve Blank how his early company was a technology-enhanced solution to a business model - and not a real technology play - that succeeded in providing for both business and
consumer. Fink brings these same solutions to his current investment firm, MissionPoint, who believes it will be business models and capital markets that find environmental solutions, and not the technology itself. Watch More
The Thriving Green Economy - Jesse Fink, Steve Blank (MissionPoint Capital)
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Summary: Jesse Fink, co-founder of MissionPoint Capital Partners, and serial entrepreneur Steve Blank, pinpoint how green investing is ripe with opportunity and ready to jumpstart the economy. Investors in Silicon Valley and elsewhere are
increasingly drawn to the ROI - and not just altruism - and they're taking notice of increased capital volume, career opportunities, and entrepreneurs who are lured by the green sector's genuine returns. Watch More
What is Low-Carbon Investing? - Jesse Fink, Steve Blank (MissionPoint Capital)
Steve Blank Jesse Fink
1/30/2008
Summary: MissionPoint Capital Partners co-founder Jesse Fink explains what it means to merge clean energy and environmental finance, including cap and trade and other infrastructure supports, that helps bring clean tech initiatives to
market faster and at a lower cost. Watch More

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