Many new clean tech ventures have relied on funding and partnership from established corporations. Select a recently funded clean tech venture with corporate venture involvement. Did the funding impact the structure of the new venture? What does the new venture expect to gain from the backing by the larger corporation? What does the larger corporation expect to gain from being involved in the new venture?
Describe and contrast the operational challenges faced by the following startups: (a) consumer Web services startup, (b) iPhone application company, and (c) electronic device company.