India’s Reliance backs nuclear startup TerraPower

Nuclear startup TerraPower, which is backed by Bill Gates, now has a massive Indian conglomerate on its side: Reliance Industries. According to Business Week, Reliance Industries, which owns oil, telecom and retail businesses, has invested a minority stake in TerraPower through one of its energy units.

From Microsoft to Nuclear, 10 Questions for Nathan Myhrvold

Bill Gates might be the most prominent high-level Microsoft exec to focus on energy innovation, but he’s certainly not the first. A decade ago its then-chief technology officer, Nathan Myhrvold, left the software giant to found Intellectual Ventures, which has spun off nuclear power startup TerraPower.