The Cleantech Group LLC, a global research and advisory firm focused on cleantech innovation, closed $3.2m in its third round of equity financing.
Investors in the round include Credit Suisse AG, SAIL Venture Partners, Consensus Business Group, Georgieff Capital, and others.
The new funds will be used to enhance the Group’s global research offerings to inform and advise corporations, investors, and government agencies on cleantech innovation.
The Cleantech Group also added several new members to the executive team and board of directors, including Sheeraz Haji, who was named president of the company.
Other executive and board member appointments include:
– Richard Youngman, Managing Director, Europe and Vice President, Global Research
– Greg Neichin, Vice President, Advisory Services
– Nicholas Parker, Co-founder and Executive Chairman
– George Hornig, Credit Suisse, new member of the board of directors.