EQUUS Total Return, Inc. of Houston, TX
EQUUS Total Return, Inc. is a business development company that trades as a closed-end fund on the New York Stock Exchange, under the symbol “EQS”. EQUUS is managed by MCC Global NV, a Frankfurt stock exchange listed management and merchant banking group with significant experience in the alternative energy industry. Additional information may be obtained atwww.equuscap.com
Idealab of Pasadena, CA
Idealab’s mission is to create and operate pioneering technology companies. Founded in 1996 by entrepreneur Bill Gross, Idealab provides a broad range of operational support to its companies, allowing the operating company management teams to focus on getting to market quickly and cost-effectively, and to take advantage of the serial start-up experience of the Idealab team. Bill Gross and Idealab have founded companies such as Energy Innovations, Overture Services, Inc., CitySearch, Picasa and InternetBrands. Current operating companies are providing innovative technology solutions in industries such as software, search, 3D printing and alternative energy fields. Additional information can be found at www.idealab.com
Khosla Ventures of Menlo Park, CA
Khosla Ventures offers venture assistance, strategic advice and capital to entrepreneurs. The firm helps entrepreneurs extend the potential of their ideas in both traditional venture areas like the Internet, computing, mobile, and silicon technology arenas but also supports breakthrough scientific work in clean technology areas such as bio-refineries for energy and bioplastics, solar, battery and other environmentally friendly technologies. Vinod Khosla was formerly a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins and founder of Sun Microsystems. Vinod has been labeled the #1 VC by Forbes and Fortune recently labeled him as one the nation’s most influential ethanol advocates, noting “there are venture capitalists, and there’s Vinod Khosla.” Vinod Khosla founded the firm in 2004 and was joined by partners David Weiden and Samir Kaul, as well as chief scientific officer Doug Cameron in 2006. Khosla Ventures is based in Menlo Park, California. Additional information can be found at www.khoslaventures.com
Power Play Energy, LLC of New Canaan, CT
Power Play Energy, LLC, is a private equity company based in Connecticut that owns alternative energy-related intellectual property and assets.
Vulcan Capital of Seattle, WA
Vulcan Capital is the investment arm of Vulcan Inc., the project and investment management company founded by Paul G. Allen in 1986 to manage his personal and business initiatives. Vulcan Capital is focused on generating long-term value appreciation across a multibillion dollar portfolio, which spans diverse industry sectors and investment asset classes, ranging from early-stage venture investments to public equity value investing, leveraged buyouts, acquisitions and distressed situations. Additional information can be found at capital.vulcan.com
GLG Partners, Inc.
GLG Partners, Inc., the largest independent alternative asset manager in Europe and one of the largest in the world, offers its base of long-standing, prestigious clients a diverse range of investment products and account management services. GLG’s focus is on preserving its clients� capital and achieving consistent, superior absolute returns with low volatility and low correlations to both the equity and fixed income markets. Since its inception in 1995, GLG has built on the roots of its founders in the private wealth management industry to develop into one of the world’s larges and most recognized alternative investment managers, while maintaining its tradition of client-focused product development and customer service. As of September 30, 2007, GLG managed gross AUM of over $20 billion. Additional information may be obtained at www.glgpartners.com.
Wexford Capital LLC, Greenwich, CT
Wexford Capital LLC is an SEC registered investment advisor with over $7 billion of assets under management. The firm, which was formed in 1994, manages a series of hedge funds and private equity funds from its Greenwich, CT headquarters. Additional information may be obtained atwww.wexford.com.
Foxconn Technology Group
Foxconn Technology Group is the foremost provider of joint-design, joint-development, manufacturing, assembly and after-sales services to global Computer, Communication and Consumer Electronics (�3C�) leaders. Aided by its legendary execution, uncompromising customer devotion and its award-winning proprietary business model, eCMMS, Foxconn Group is not only the largest, but also the fastest growing multinationals manufacturing services provider (including CEM, EMS, ODM and CMMS) in the world. Additional information may be obtained at www.foxconn.com.