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.
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.