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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 #3: The Energy Transition

If you want to catch up, start with my intro, take a look at how the changes in oil prices ...

How to Approach the Right Energy CVC (the Right Way) to Succeed as a Startup

As an entrepreneur, I lived with the tunnel-vision approach to reaching my startup's end goal....

My Energy Investment Thesis #6: Houston

Why Houston? This is where I live and work. It's my narrative. When I moved back here in 2010,...

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About FERC's Order No. 841

The order was designed to remove the barriers to participation for electrical storage resources...

The Latest Changes in VC Deal Terms - Avoiding the Valuation Death Spiral

Thank you to all of those that have supported me to chase my dreams, investors who have...

How COVID-19 Is Affecting the Global "New Energies" Industry

COVID-19, also known as the 2019 novel coronavirus, is having a powerful impact on many...

The Latest Changes in VC Deal Terms — How to Raise Money

There have been some serious changes in the major players and the basic terms of some of those...

My Energy Investment Thesis #4: The Advance of Software and Technology Adoption

Thesis #4: Software Eating the World (Or, The Advance of Software)

(acknowledgment: Marc...