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Kirk Coburn: Energy Technology (2)

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...

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...

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...

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...