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Kirk Coburn

Kirk Coburn, CEO of Eleox, shares his perspectives on founding and building a company, thoughts on investing in energy, and his love of the outdoors.

My Energy Investment Thesis #2: Unconventional Oil and Gas

Thesis #2: Unconventional Oil and Gas

My father was born in the West Texas oilfields....

7 Signs You Should Look for (Corporate) Venture Capital Investors Instead of Bootstrapping

One decision that you have to make is whether your primary funding strategy should be...

Valuation Caps on Convertible Notes

How? The current trend is to use a convertible note. In a nutshell, the convertible note allows...

8 Funding Steps Your Energy Tech Startup Needs to Take NOW

Whether this is due to missed market timing or your value proposition is not working, you need...

New Energies and Opportunities in Light of Negative Oil Prices and the Need for Storage

OK, so it wasn't the oil producers themselves who paid. Actually, it was the gamblers who had...

What You Need to Know About The Federal “CARES Act” Bailout Plan

You may not receive nor elect to take any of the money being made available. However, you and I...

How Rapid Investment in Batteries and Storage Is Changing the Energy Industry

What happens when the wind stops blowing, the sun goes down, etc., but people on the grid still...