SAN MATEO, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Doing Good and Doing Well Conference (DGDW) 2011 held at the IESE (Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa) Business School in Barcelona, Spain, Pythagoras Solar, a provider of unprecedented transparent, energy efficient windows that also generate solar power, was selected as the winner of both the Venture Capitalist's and the DGDW Viewer's Choice awards. Pythagoras Solar and its Photovoltaic Glass Unit (PVGU) received top accolades for clean energy solutions by a panel of Europe's finest venture capital firms as well as the audience popular vote. Pythagoras Solar was selected for the feasibility and scalability of its business, market potential and size, business model, competitive advantage and strength of its team. In addition, it was considered the most investable technology in the seminar, well positioned for venture capital investment and a fast growth strategy.
"IESE seeks to transmit a spirit of service, placing a special emphasis on human, ethical and socially responsible aspects of business management to its MBA students," said Richa Pathak, DGDW 2011 conference chairperson. "The DGDW Conference embodies this spirit and challenges participants, both students and professionals, to think of new ways to tackle issues that society not only faces today, but will face in the future. Pythagoras Solar, winner of this year's DGDW Clean Tech Ventures Seminar, impressed venture capital judges and seminar attendees alike with their innovative solar window technology, fully developed business model, and well experienced and devoted team.
With campuses in Barcelona and Madrid, and centers in New York and Munich, the IESE Business School is ranked amongst the top business schools in Europe. The DGDW Conference is the IESE's annual two-day event featuring dynamic panel discussions about the opportunities, trends and challenges facing modern, responsible businesses and organizations, today.
"We are encouraged to see our company's mission supported by industry leaders, as it underscores the potential impact that high performance PVGU technology can have on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, moving us towards a safe, renewable future and making net zero energy buildings a closer reality," said Udi Paret, VP Marketing and Business Development, Pythagoras Solar. "We are honored to have been recognized amongst world class, responsible businesses focused on sustainable development, social entrepreneurship and social investment."
About Pythagoras Solar
Founded in 2007, Pythagoras Solar is uniquely positioned at the intersection of energy efficient building materials and photovoltaics (PV). The company provides building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) products that enable the architecture, engineering and construction sectors to design buildings with increased energy efficiency, renewable power generation and appealing aesthetics, thereby increasing real estate value. Pythagoras Solar will advance distributed power generation, help achieve Net Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB) and have a lasting impact on green building and urban planning. Pythagoras Solar is a privately held company with operations in the United States, Israel and China. For more information on Pythagoras Solar and its 'triple value' BIPV, please visit www.pythagoras-solar.com / contact Nandita Geerdink, Resolution Communications - [email protected].
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