Leslie Dewan, CEO of Transatomic Power, in Cambridge, Mass. “The world needs a source of stable, cheap electricity,” she said. “But it’s tricky getting $300 million from investors. Maybe we need to build an iPhone app.”
After years of shying away from science, engineering and clean-technology startups, investors are beginning to take an interest in them again. But these startups face intense pressure to prove they can turn a profit more quickly than hot tech companies can.
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