Erik Straser

Erik Straser
General Partner, MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures


Erik leads MDV’s cleantech investment team and appies his expertise in solar, biofuels, energy storage, industrial biotech and clean coal. His board seats include: Catilin, Energy Innovations, Gordon Murray Design, Nanosolar, OPX Biotechnology, Recurrent Energy and ZeaChem. Erik serves on the advisory boards of the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency, Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Stanford’s BASES, NVCA Cleantech Council, and Cleantech Venture Network. Erik earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Harvey Mudd College and doctoral and master’s degrees from Stanford.


Launch Pad
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John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.), Vinod Khosla (Khosla Ventures), Chris Albinson (Panorama Capital), Michael L. Goguen (Sequoia Capital), Todor Tashev (Omidyar Network), Patrick Chung (New Enterprise Associates), Erik Straser (MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures)
This year, we continue the tradition of Launch Pad at Web 2.0 Summit. VCs and the audience will provide real-time feedback to participating companies. Read more.

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