solyndra

  • Why Did Solyndra Fail So Spectacularly?

    Why Did Solyndra Fail So Spectacularly?

    The spectacular failure of solar manufacturer Solyndra is being held up by some as a shining example of the Obama administration’s failure to properly manage government subsidies after its collapse left taxpayers with $535 million in federally guaranteed loans.┬áBut Solyndra’s failure on its own is not remarkable. There are always risks involved when you’re introducing… Read More

  • Facebook, Tesla And Solyndra Dominate SecondMarket Transactions In January

    Facebook, Tesla And Solyndra Dominate SecondMarket Transactions In January

    Last month SecondMarket published data on private company stock sales that they helped complete in 2009. They’ve now released last month’s data as well. A total of a little more than $13 million in sales occurred, with the average transaction size of around $2 million. There continues to be very strong demand for consumer products and services startups (which includes companies… Read More