Blue Moon Box is a start-up business that brings a new box full of science, technology, engineering, and math educational tools to your door every month to entertain and inform impressionable young students.
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Two students at UConn have formed a business that sells solar power equipment to places that have no access to an electrical grid. Equipment to recharge digital devices and keep medical supplies refrigerated are among their products.
There are so many start up success stories, but behind each startup are dozens of smart tools that can help all of us succeed. We’ve gathered some of the best tools to help budding (or established) entrepreneurs become more productive and help boost their success. How big is the startup culture? Fortune reports, “In 2013, venture capitalists […]
If you’re looking for a way to mix business, leadership, and a love for the environment, starting a sustainability consulting firm could be a terrific decision for you. In addition to helping companies develop an environmental conscience, you can show them the financial advantages of going green. A Big Vision Big companies are very good […]
Entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and those curious about the next step in their career may find some inspiration, advice, and guidance in this ebook from the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki. Together with his co-author, serial entrepreneur Shane Caniglia, Kiyosaki offers some perspectives on entrepreneurialism in this book, including why they believe that […]
About six years ago, we talked with Bonnie Trust Dahan, co-founder of VivaTerra, an eco-friendly home furnishings catalog and online ecommerce site, and she gave us some great insights into the workings of her successful green business here: Green Business Founded on Desire to Meld Beauty with Social Responsibility. We also named her as one […]
The life of the small business owner or entrepreneur is all golden, right? You’ve really got it made when you have a business of your own, and you can forget all about worrying about money ever again. Or at least that’s one of the myths that follow entrepreneurs and small business owners around, and one […]
Calling all sustainable entrepreneurs, eco-entrepreneurs, green business startups, and innovative inventors! Here’s your chance to be in the running for $680,000 in funding to develop and bring to market your product or service that reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Instead of relying solely on policy and governmental regulations to address greenhouse gas emissions, entrepreneurs and innovators […]
A startup incubator in Somerville, MA, near Boston, is enabling entrepreneurs with potential solutions to our energy issues to prototype, test, and grow their ideas into full-blown businesses. Greentown Labs offers 24,000 square feet of space, both for prototyping and office space, shared electronics and machine shops, and access to other resources, including funding, to […]
Does your business or its success inspire others to start their own? Do you know another business owner or entrepreneur who fits that description? If so, nominate them (or yourself) for Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 at IdeaCafe. “Entrepreneur of the Year is the most sought-after award for business owners. It is a community-focused competition […]
If your company has a product or service designed to have a positive impact on the world by solving an environmental or social challenge, consider applying to pitch it to impact investors at one of these upcoming events from Investors’ Circle. Investors’ Circle has two exciting opportunities – Impact Spotlight: IC NYC (December 10th, 2013) […]
Mexico’s most important cleantech competition officially launched nearly a month ago, and after over 30 hours of business training in seminars and workshops, the 128 green entrepreneurs presented their business models during the first elimination round.
A Thailand company, Rayfish, has begun to offer custom genetically created shoes for sale made from genetically engineered stingrays.
As a stay at home mother, it can be hard even having time to work, let alone starting a successful work from home business – but that’s exactly what Susie Jamieson did when she started making canvas bags from her home 23 years ago
Our overall economy seems stuck in slow motion, particularly old industries like construction and real estate. Many are taking control of their lives though and starting businesses in new areas that are prospering even as old fields flounder. Green industries like solar energy are an excellent option for many reasons.
Starting a solar installer business is one business opportunity in the solar market, although this route requires significant technical expertise and resources to get started. A new solar business opportunity is to start a sales business as a solar broker. Read on to understand how this ca become a promising business opportunity for many!
I recently became involved with Toast Wine Lounge, a start-up wine bar in my new neighborhood (did everyone catch that disclaimer…). The founders, Heather and Kristen, have so much going for them and their business plan that’s its hard to single out what really caught my eye. That said, there was one thing that really […]
Perhaps appearing counterintuitive, one business stategy for green businesses during a recession that your business might consider is to invest in expansion. Expansion can take many forms, of course. There is a great deal of interest in people starting green businesses these days. My personal blog has several pages, and by far and away the […]