CleanEquity Monaco 2011, March 3rd& 4th - New Companies & Speakers Announced

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LONDON, Jan. 26, 2011 (ANTARA/PRNewswire-AsiaNet) --

    CleanEquity Monaco, the forum for emerging cleantech companies of all nationalities to present to specialist financial & strategic investors, policy makers, end users and international & trade media.

    CleanEquity is pleased to announce 21 Ventures as a partner for 2011. Based in New York, 21 Ventures invests in clean technologies and entrepreneurs focused on solving the challenges of the 21st Century: climate change, global urbanisation, growing middle class in emerging markets, and depletion of natural resources.

    Since 2004, 21 Ventures has provided over 40 clean tech ventures with seed, bridge, and growth equity capital.

    We are pleased to announce the following persons as speakers.

    George Frampton, senior counsel at Covington & Burling. He served as Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) from 1998 to 2001 and most recently as Co-Chairman of the Obama transition team for CEQ.

    James Cameron, Vice Chairman of Climate Change Capital. He is an expert in developing policy responses to climate change. Prior to CCC he founded and ran the Climate Change Practice at Baker & McKenzie and was involved in negotiating the UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol.

    Paul Clements-Hunt, Head of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative.

    David Anthony, Managing Partner of 21 Ventures, sits on the board of portfolio companies and teaches at the New York Academy of Sciences.

    This year's Presenting Companies will include:

    Name                          Country       Sector
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    Halo IPT                      UK            Inductive Charging
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    Catch The Wind                Canada        Wind Turbine Efficiency
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    Clean Diesel Technologies     USA           Diesel Emissions Filter
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    ITM Power                     UK            Hydrogen Power
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    VU1                           USA           Lighting
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    CleanEquity Monaco 2011 contributors include The Monaco Chamber of Economic Development (Monaco), Covington and Burling LLP (Washington DC), PR Newswire (New York), The Stelios Foundation (Monaco), Invest Securities (Paris), Biocode Incubation (Tokyo), the Societe des Bains de Mer (Monaco), Allen & Caron (New York), Alize RP (Paris).

    CleanEquity Monaco 2011 Website -

    Tom Faggionato - Head of CleanEquity
    Innovator Capital Limited
    +44 20 7297 6840

    Dany Rubrecht - Communications Director to the Chairman
    Monaco Chamber of Economic Development
    +377 97 98 68 68

    SOURCE: CleanEquity

    CONTACT: Tom Faggionato - Head of CleanEquity, Innovator Capital Limited, +44-20-7297-6840,; Dany Rubrecht - Communications Director to the Chairman, Monaco Chamber of Economic Development, +377-97-98-68-68,