2012 - Angels: Investors & Eco System Support

Angels: Investors & Eco System Support

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Thomas Rankin

Investment Manager – Cleantech, InnovaCorp

In 2009, Thomas set about creating the province’s first clean technology investment fund with Innovacorp, Nova Scotia’s technology commercialization agency and, based on his work with excellent colleagues, the $25 million Nova Scotia Cleantech Fund now exists in addition to prior investments in the cleantech space. In his role with Nova Scotia’s Department of Environment, Thomas was instrumental in the design of the ecoNova Scotia Fund for Clean Air and Climate Change and he has participated as a delegate at international climate change events including COP15 in Copenhagen and COP16 in Cancun.

This Fall, Thomas is leading the launch of Canada’s first global clean technology start-up competition, the Nova Scotia Cleantech Open.