Big Sky Partners is a Sausalito, Calif.-based early stage venture capital firm that invests across a range of high tech startups and select emerging growth companies.  The firm, led by Managing Director Michael Schwab, specializes in seed and Series A technology financing, applying a multi-sector investment strategy with a particular focus on the cleantech and alternative energy sectors. The firm has extensive expertise in, and can offer entrepreneurs significant strategic contacts across the clean energy, photovoltaic, next-generation Internet and global financial services industries. The firm’s practice is expanding into investments at the earliest stages of biofuels, green transportation, social networking analytics and the penetration of solar integration, installation and distribution into the consumer and enterprise markets.