---2010 Events--- 

November, 2010:  Sky Lance moderates Investors' Circle conference in Washington D.C.

September, 2010: Ocean Renewable Power Company awarded $10 million Department of Energy grant.  Click here.

October, 2010:   
SustainVC named a Pioneer Fund at SOCAP 10, and will be one of the first to receive a GIIRS rating.   The Global Impact Investing Ratings system (GIIRS), provides social and environmental impact ratings for companies and funds seeking to raise capital from impact investors. This ratings systems is based upon Impact Ratings and Investment Standards (IRIS) common language for reporting social metrics.

May, 2010
Sky Lance is moderator of the Investors' Circle San Francisco conference on sustainability; and Tom Balderston is announced as new Managing Principal of SustainVC after having wound up his duties as President of the Mid-Atlantic Capital Alliance. 

--2009 Events--

July, 2009
Sky Lance joins the board of ORPC Holdings, the holding company to Ocean Renewable Power Company. 

June, 2009:
  Sky Lance, along with Don Shaffer, president of RSF Social Finance, makes a presentation to Women Donors Network on the “Opportunities and Pitfalls of Angel Investing.”

May, 2009:  The PCC establishes a Joint Metrics Committee with Investors' Circle (IC), to measure the triple-bottom-line impact of PCC portfolio companies and IC Conference Finalists.

April, 2009Sky Lance is highlighted in a Reuters Online article on the growth of the CleanTech sector.

Sky Lance  gives a workshop on the Power of Angel Investing, sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation.

Sky Lance makes a presentation on the Patient Capital Collaborative at the Investors’ Circle Spring Conference.

March, 2009:  Sky Lance joins the board of Rivertop Renewables 

---2008 Events---

June, 2008:   SRV invests seed capital in Promethegen Corporation - an MIT spin-off with a method for increasing the efficiency of biofuel production using high tolerance yeasts.  Sky Lance joins the board.

---2007 Events---

December, 2007:  Sky Lance appears in article on growth of the "green" investing space by BusinessWeek's SmallBiz EditionView article. 

ovember, 2007:   Sky Lance speaks at the 11-2007 Investor's Circle Fall Conference in Boston. 

September, 2007
Sky Lance becomes advisor to Fontaine Clean Energy Partners, a renewable energy fund.

August, 2007:  
Sky Lance published in Inc. Magazine article gauging the views of various investors regarding a start-up company seeking financing. 

May, 2007Investors' Circle announces new Patient Capital Collaborative led by Sky Lance of Sustainable Resource Ventures (the predecessor to SustainVC). 

--2017 Events--

Feb 2017: Sky Lance is a speaker at the 4th Annual LearnLaunch Accross Boundries Conference. The conference brought together over 900 participants from 28 states who were interested in promoting dialogue about digital learning. The voice of entrepreneurs, educators, education administrators, investors, developers, students and industry experts who care about the future of education technology, as it pertains to early education, k-12 education, higher education or continuing education, were all represented.

--2015 Events--

January 2015: Patient Capital Collaborative ’09 portfolio company Boston Heart Diagnostics was sold to Eurofins Scientific resulting in a significant gain for investors, with meaningful additional escrow and earn-out payments expected in the future.  Click herefor more information. With this cash distribution, PCC ’09 investors have already received back more than 1.7X the amount of capital drawn for investment in the entire PCC ’09 fund.  See Press release here.

--2014 Events--

May 2014: Tom Balderston was panelist for Power of Angel Investing at Wharton Business School

May 2014:
Tom Balderston and Boston Heart Diagnostics
featured in Private Wealth Magazine.  See article here.

April 2014: Rivertop Renewables accelerates commercialization with $26 Million from Cargill, First Green Partners, and existing Investors. See press release here.

January 2015: PCC 09 portfolio company Solmetric was successfully sold to Vivant Solar, resulting in a gain for investors. Click here for more information.

January 2015: SustainVC enters into portfolio consulting arrangement with Serious Change, LP, a New York-based Impact Investment firm headed by Josh Mailman.

--2013 Events--

April 2013: Tom Balderston joins the Inaugural Philadelphia Clean Tech Open Panel.

February 2013: Tom Balderston speaks at Professor Brian Nejmeh's Entrepreneurship class at Messiah College.

February 2013: Tom Balderston is a panelist at the Tempus Conference sponsored by Triskeles Foundation for high school and college students interested in social entrepreneurship.

February 2013: Tom Baldston appears as a guest on Executive Leaders Radio.  For transcript, Click here.

February 2013: Tom Balderston becomes an Investment Committee member at the Wharton Social Venture Fund.

January 2013: Tom Balderston is a panelist for Social Entrepreneurship Winter Study Course at Williams College.

-- 2012 Events--

December 2012: Tom Balderston is recognized at Executive Leaders Radio's CEO Philanthropy Awards, highlighting CEOs for their Leadership, Devotion and Commitment to their communities.

April 2012:
Locus Energy receives the "Best Green Company" award at the New Jersey Technical Council's 2012 NJTC Venture Conference. Click here to learn more.

March 2012:Tom Balderston becomes an Investment Committee member at the Wharton Social Venture Fund.

March 2012: Tom Balderston is a panelist for the Main Line Chamber of Commerce - "Doing Well by Doing Good".

February 2012
: Tom Balderston speaks to Professor Bryan Stinchfield's Ecopreneurship class at Franklin & Marshall College.

February 2012:  Tom Balderston speaks at the Angel Venture Fair Education Day.  Click here to learn more about Angel Venture Fair.

February, 2012:
Tom Balderston speaks at 2012 Wharton Social Impact Conference. Click here for more info.

February, 2012: PCC '11 Fund invests growth capital in Locus Energy (www.locusenergy.com)

January, 2012: PCC '11 Fund invests growth capital in DailyWorth.com. (www.DailyWorth.com)


-- 2011 Events --

December 2011: Capital Institute publishes article on SustainVC and The Patient Capital Collaborative.  Click here to see article.

November 2011: Rivertop Renewables lands $1.5 million investment from Cultican Ventures.  Click here for details.

September 2011: Bain Capital Ventures invests in Boston Heart Diagnostics.  For details, click here.

January 2011: PCC '11 invests in Castlewood Surgical (

November 2011: Clean Power Finances specifies Solmetric equipment. Click here for details.

October 2011: Sky Lance and Tom Balderston speak at Investor's Circle Fall Conference in Philadelphia, PA

June 2011: Sky Lance speaks at the Global Philanthropists 2012 Members Spring Meeting in New York.

May 2011: Sky Lance and Tom Balderston speak at Investor's Circle Spring Conference in San Francisco, CA