Mike Ahearn Launches $300M Venture Capital Firm

True North Venture Partners has launched a $300m venture capital firm.

Founded by co-founder and former CEO of First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Mike Ahearn, True North will focus on investing in early stage companies in the energy, water, agriculture and waste sectors.
Investments will generally range from $100,000 to $25m.

Before investing in First Solar, Mr. Ahearn helped to build a number of other successful companies as an early stage investor.

Chicago and Pheonix-based True North Venture, which is now assembling its team, has lready begun operations and expects to be fully staffed by the end of 2011.



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  • Mr. Ahearn has quite a track record and First Solar is definitely set for the next stage of its journey.

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