A Different Index

A rather different kind of Nanotechnology index was launched by Innovest this week, looking at the benefits and potential risks. Innovest is an interesting company, focussing on rating companies for environmental, social, and strategic governance issues. While this may be of little concern to the average small investors looking to make a quick buck, or more accurately a buck one …

Nano Stock Pick Pundit Calls Nanogen Correctly

A nice and concise view of why Nanogen is not nano. Although calling this one correctly, it doesn’t hold featured expert Gregory R. Spear back from recommending it as a nanotech stock. You can lead a horse to water…

Take the First Exit

OK, a trade sale not an IPO, but Nanogram, who have been focussing on nanomaterials for power sources, have been sold to Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, inventors of the implantable cardiac pacemaker. Investors including Institutional Venture Partners, Venrock Associates, Nth Power Technologies, Bay Partners, CDP Capital Technology Ventures, Rockport Capital, Hydro Quebec CapiTech, Harris & Harris, Groupe Siparex and SBV Venture …