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NeighborFavor: Share Chores with Your Friends and Community

January 7th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

NeighborFavor believes people can be more efficient if they collaborate on daily tasks with their neighbors. It is a real-world social network app for getting stuff done. You’ve probably asked your co-workers and friends a million times, “I’m headed out for lunch; can I pick anything up for you?” NeighborFavor allows you to do just that, but straight from your iPhone. You can share when you’re out and about and nearby people can ask you for a favor. It’s easy to get reimbursed since payment is cashless and handled through the app

Tips for Entrepreneurs Part 2 – Preparing For Your Investor Meeting

December 11th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

So you now have a meeting with a VC. How do you make sure you nail this opportunity? Show the market problem, your strategic solution, and that you have the better, faster and cheaper answer to the problem. Be prepared to discuss how you will scale your idea. Learn more via this useful video

Crowdfunding Innovator Return on Change Announces Startup Contest Winners

August 29th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

Crowdfunding innovator Return on Change (RoC) today announced the winners of its startup contest. The judges selected Maya Mountain Cacao, Sentimed Medical Corporation and Thankster as the winners representing high impact startups from RoC’s categories of Social Ventures, Bio/Med Tech, and Web Tech. Return on Change (RoC) connects innovative startups and investors who are looking to change tomorrow’s world today. Entrepreneurs with great ideas need capital funding to jumpstart their businesses, and investors are looking to help fund the next big idea. RoC provides the online medium through which startup companies and entrepreneurs will be able to pool capital through crowdsourcing

Who’s Competing in the Cleantech Challenge Mexico 2012?

June 13th, 2012 | by Veronica French

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

Cleantech Startup Accelerator 'Greenstart' Begins Second Program For Eco-entrepreneurs

February 13th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

Greenstart, the first startup accelerator exclusively designed for the cleantech industry, begins its second accelerator program today with a new cadre of companies under a tightened focus. Today also marks the launch of Greenstart’s new in-house design practice, which will provide product, service and brand design for startups selected for its 3-month accelerator programs.

A New Resource On How to Start a Green Business

January 8th, 2009 | by Paul Smith

Here at Ecopreneurist, we believe in the power of sharing and building upon our resources and knowledge, so that everybody has a chance to accelerate the expansion of the launching of green businesses, and the effective, useful greening of what's already here. So it was a pleasure to learn about

Do you have what it takes to become an ecopreneur?

December 18th, 2008 | by Scott Cooney

Well, at least everyone reading this blog. But where to begin? You have an idea. You have some skills. Maybe you have some experience in the field. Perhaps you have some startup capital. Are these things enough for you to become a successful ecopreneur? Maybe most importantly, do you know what you're doing?!

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