Raising $52 million to turn organic waste into energy will get you media attention!

March 18, 2011

In a day of furious tweeting, forwarding, and posting……the Harvest Power announcement of $51.7 million in a Series B round drew tremendous attention.  That’s nice, but most importantly   “…With this new capital the company intends to expand its platform throughout North America and add to its toolkit of technologies. Today Harvest is growing revenue rapidly and is solidly profitable…..”   Here are a few of the places that told our story.

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TechCrunch, “Harvest Power Raises $51.7 Million To Turn Yard Scraps, Food Waste Into Energy,” Lora Kolodny

The Wall Street Journal, “Al Gore Takes Money Out Of The Lockbox,”

Boston.com, “Harvest Power raises $51.7 m in Series B round,” by Globe Staff

Mass High Tech, “Harvest Power fueled by $52M Series B funding,” by Kyle Alspach

Dow Jones VentureWire, “Harvest Power Gathers $51.7M To Build Canada Plants, Expand In US,” by Yuliya Chernova

Forbes, “Renewable Energy Firm Harvest Power Raises $52 Million To Turn Waste Into Fuel,” by Kerry A. Dolan

Xconomy, “Harvest Power Hauls In $51.7M Led by Al Gore’s Investment Firm,” by Gregory Huang

CNET, “Al Gore firm invests in organic waste recycler,” Martin LaMonica

Other media outlets to pick up on the story included, IB Times,  PE Hub, Gigaom, Citybizlist, Treehugger, BostonInnovation, CNBC, Waste Age, Reuters, Wired VC and others.

Harvest Power is a leader in creating renewable energy and high quality compost from organic waste Follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook.  Full press release available here.

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