SOCAP: The Market at the Intersection of Money and Meaning

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I hope you'll pardon me if I start with a green tech thing. A woman named Gail Work stopped by to chat about her new non-toxic green battery company in Silicon Valley called SeaWave Battery. She said that it generates more electricity at a lower cost than lead-acid and lithium ion batteries. I had a chance this week to preside over TechSoup’s booth at the latest Social Capital Markets conference (SOCAP) in San Francisco.

Interview with Jodie Van Horn of Freedom from Oil and Plug-in Bay Area

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They were extremely successful in generating the support of politicians all over the country. We're also working with those cities on generating some demonstration projects. What we're trying to do is generate enough support to indicate that we need these announcements out of the auto industry to translate into something tangible. They recognize that green is very vogue right now. In September 2006, Marin County soft ordered 22 Plug-in Hybrids Electric Vehicles.