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Another Berkeley business loss

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Why can’t Berkeley hang on to its successful companies?

Sungevity, which makes home solar electricity systems, is moving from Bancroft Way in Berkeley to Jack London Square in Oakland. The company currently has 54 employees. Its Berkeley offices have 6,000 square feet, and the Oakland move will give them 20,000 square feet.

Sungevity is the latest Berkeley-founded business to move out of the city as it grows. Clif Bar moved to Emeryville last year and … Continue reading »

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$38 million venture investment for Berkeley company

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Nordic Windpower, a Berkeley-based start-up that is commercializing Nordic designs for wind turbines, announced $38 million in venture capital investment today. The Series C round investment is led by Khosla Ventures, probably the most prominent venture investor in so-called greentech.

Nordic manufactures a 1 MW, two-bladed wind turbine, which is used in either utility wind farm projects, or smaller-scale community projects. The headquarters is on University Avenue, while design is in Bristol, England, and manufacturing and operations … Continue reading »

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