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|Friday, May 04, 2012|
A Portland startup working to make LED lights more efficient and cheaper has landed a $3 million venture capital round.
Pacific Light Technologies, working from the Portland State University Business Accelerator, has closed $2 million of the Series A round led by the Oregon Angel Fund and Portland-based venture capital firm Pivotal Investments.
CEO Ron Nelson, who also contributed to the round, said another $1 million has been committed and should close by the end of July.
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.
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Is your business ready to join us in the call for action? This opening panel includes Oregon businesses who will discuss why they signed the Oregon Climate Declaration, the investments they are making to reduce carbon emissions, and how their actions are affecting their companies.
Get ready for two days of special events produced with the EPA, Portland Timbers and ISOS before and after the GoGreen Conference on October 16.
Rotary’s Oregon Ethics in Business aims to raise consciousness about business ethics by honoring exceptional companies.
Barran Liebman’s annual employment law seminar is an industry classic.
Business leaders descend on Portland in December for the region’s largest environmental conference and trade show.
More than 400 "Change Makers" will gather to invest in a socially sustainable community.