I got a lot of feedback on my last post comparing Massachusetts with California in terms of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization of clean technologies. One respondent, my friend Jay Fiske of Wakonda Technologies, was so knowledgeable and thoughtful in his take that I asked him to write it up as a guest blog post. So... Enjoy!
In his most recent post, Rob Day asks why the West Coast seems to be better at commercializing cleantech research than the East Coast.
It's a great question.
As a former cleantech venture investor with the Massachusetts Green Energy Fund and as Vice President of Operations for Wakonda Technologies -- a company developing high-efficiency,...