Complete video at: Valley entrepreneur Ira Ehrenpreis discusses recent developments in clean / green technology and Green Rush: Prospects, Perils, and Opportunities with discussants Mike Biddle, Jennifer Fonstad, Dirk Michels, and John Woolard. This event is moderated by Ira panel will discuss: Which green technologies will prove to be truly world-changing, which will be good investments, and which will turn out to be over-hyped? What government actions will have the greatest impact? Will funding continue to grow at the impressive rate experienced in the past 24 months or is another bubble set to burst? Where are the opportunities in the lower-tech side of clean tech including recycling, fuel cell membranes, green building, and conservation? Is there a downside to being green? – Churchill Club, sponsored by the Silicon Valley Bank and Ernst & YoungIra Ehrenpreis has been with Technology Partners since 1996. Ira leads the firms Cleantech investment practice, investing in Energy Technology, Water Technology, and Materials Science is a recognized leader in both the Cleantech and Venture Capital communities. He is a member of several industry Advisory Boards, including the Cleantech Venture Network (Emeritus), the Clean-Tech Investors Summit (2005, 2006 and 2007 Conference Chairman), the Energy Investors Forum (2004 Conference Chairman), the Energy Venture Fair, the California Climate Change Advisory Board, the Southern California Tech Coast Alliance, the Golden Capital Network, the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE), and the Comerica Venture Capital Advisory Board. Ira has been featured as the Keynote speaker at both the Cleantech Venture Forum VI and the Cleantech Venture Forum V, as well as countless other industry events.