SOURCE: ThinkEquity Partners LLC

November 28, 2006 14:04 ET

ThinkEquity Partners LLC to Host Greentech Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2006 --ThinkEquity Partners LLC, a research-centric investment bank, announces its line-up of Greentech companies and feature presentations at its Greentech Summit to be held on December 7, 2006, at The St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco.

"The Greentech Summit is the premier gathering for industry executives, investors, influencers and policy makers. Nowhere else will you see the hottest Greentech companies and listen to cutting-edge luminaries debate the future of Greentech," said Michael Moe, Co-Founder and CEO of ThinkEquity Partners LLC.

Summit highlights include keynotes by Richard Swanson, President and CTO of SunPower, as well as Luca Zullo, Ph.D., Director of Bioenergy, Cargill. Additionally, there will be special one-on-one discussions, with ThinkEquity Partners Senior Research Analyst David Edwards, Technology Partners General Partner Ira Ehrenpreis, and VantagePoint Venture Partners Managing Director Bill Green. These one-on-one discussions will explore the state of the industry and look forward in the Greentech space. Innovative panel topics will include: Thin Film Solar, Solar Concentrators, Maximizing Biofuel Production Efficiency, Algae as a Biofuel, Cellulosic Biomass, and more.

Distinguished Panelists Include:
Andrew Beebe, President, Energy Innovations
Cary Bullock, President & CEO, Greenfuel Technologies
Conrad Burke, President & CEO, Innovalight
Doug Cameron,  Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Khosla Ventures
Bob Cart, CEO, GreenVolts, Inc.
Stephan DeLuca, Ph.D., CEO, DayStar Technologies
John Denniston, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
David Dreessen, Partner, Battery Ventures
Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partners
Bill Green, Managing Director, VantagePoint Venture Partners
Brad Hines, CEO, Practical Instruments
Steve Horne, VP Operations & Chief Scientist, SolFocus
Roland Hwang, Vehicles Policy Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Jay Keasling,  Ph.D., Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of
 California, Berkeley, and Director of the Berkeley Center for Synthetic
David Kingsbury,  Ph.D., Chief Program Officer, Science, Gordon and
 Betty Moore Foundation
Neil Koehler, CEO, Pacific Ethanol
Lissa Morgenthaler-Jones, President & CEO, LiveFuels
Dave Pearce, CEO, Miasolé
Martin Rosenschein, CEO, Nanosolar
Kinkead Reiling,  Ph.D., President, Amyris Biotechnologies
Raed Sherif,  Ph.D., Director, Terrestrial Photovoltaic Products,
Richard Swanson,  Ph.D., President & CTO, SunPower
Martin Tobias, Chairman and CEO, Imperium Renewables
Luca Zullo, Ph.D., Director, Bioenergy, Cargill
For more information about the Greentech Summit, and to download the full agenda, please visit:

About ThinkEquity Partners LLC

ThinkEquity Partners LLC is a research-centric institutional investment firm focused on the growth economy. ThinkEquity Partners is dedicated to providing focused insight, advisory services, and capital to institutional investors and corporate constituents in the knowledge economy's key growth verticals, including technology, healthcare, media and consumer business services. For more information about ThinkEquity Partners, please visit Member NASD and SIPC.

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