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Repurposing Plastic: An Artistic Eco-Business

September 13th, 2016 | by Carolyn Fortuna

Repurposing plastic involves less manufacturing and more creativity than plastic recycling. In this third in a series, we describe repurposing plastic and its artistic potential

SEC Changes Ruling for Small Businesses Seeking Capital

July 12th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

On July 10, the SEC announced that the ban on general solicitation has been removed for small businesses seeking startup capital, allowing for sweeping changes in the way businesses find funding. This announcement is a productive step forward to fully enact the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) passed in early April of 2012. With general solicitation now permitted, startups have the opportunity raise money from a wider range of investors - potentially accelerating their funding

Rachel Barge: Top Three Ways to Work with Mentors

July 12th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Future360 caught up with Rachel Barge of Greenstart to hear her Top 3 Ways to work with Mentors. Identify the mentors you need, make it easy for them to work with you and synthesize all the advice you get

What Do We Want? Innovation! When Do We Want It? Now!

June 25th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Endeavor is a global nonprofit that transforms emerging countries by supporting High-Impact Entrepreneurs. The Endeavor Effect is looking to create a culture of supported innovation and entrepreneurs which will provide global solutions to pressing social issues and a business eco-system which supports and sustains entrepreneurship. is a worldwide germination and support system for fostering entrepreneurship

The Top 5 Cleantech Keys to Success

April 12th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Cleantech evangelist gives Future360 exclusive insight into the top 5 cleantech keys to success. These include efficiency, ease of installation, price point, payback and the game changing nature of a technology

Disruptive Innovations Bring On ‘The Female Sanitary Revolution’

March 7th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Every 28 days across the globe, half the world’s population menstruates. Yet despite this is one of life’s most natural occurrences, for millions of girls and women across Asia, Africa, Central and South America the high cost of sanitary napkins ensures menstruation is a significant challenge.

Watch: VC Firm’s Hilarious Holiday Video

January 29th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

It is not often that you see a VC firm putting on a show to pimp its startups. That is exactly what First Round Capital did. The VC firm's 2012 holiday music video featured its startups and some of the hottest tunes of the season

Future360 Friday: Inspiring Cleantech News to Jumpstart Your Weekend

January 25th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Cleantech and cleanweb applications are going to power our energy future. Not only do these present viable solutions for cleaner, more sustainable energy but they also provide the medium for innovative entrepreneurs and businesses to thrive. Do you have the tools, information and the resources to capitalize on this opportunity? Ecopreneurist is proud to bring to you a new feature "Future360 Friday" through collaboration with Future 360, a leading video platform that champions innovation in cleantech.

A New Model Education: Turning Startups into Classrooms

December 19th, 2012 | by Pattie Kettle

Enstitute is an apprenticeship-based, low-cost model of higher education. Their apprenticeship “Learn by Doing” approach pairs students with their interests. Enstitute turns small businesses and startups into classrooms. Enstitute works with the best entrepreneurs and innovators to educate tomorrow’s workforce, revitalize economies, and to transform lives through entrepreneurship focused education

Tips for Entrepreneurs Part 1 – Getting the Investor Meeting

December 10th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

Ok you have the next big idea in clean tech and you have assembled a great team. What's next? Capital. If you have ruled out traditional methods of financing like - banks, family or angel investors for your business, it is time to approach a Venture Capitalist. How do you get on their radar? Remember VC's usually have a lot going on and very little time. Here are a few tips to put your best foot forward via Cleantech Open

LaunchHouse Accelerator Gears Up For Showcase Day

November 26th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

The LaunchHouse Accelerator program, also known as LHX, is set to present ten exciting technology based companies to the investment community at the LHX Showcase Day on Wednesday, November 28, from 4-9pm. The ten teams preparing to graduate from LHX were exposed to a range of topics including concept validation, revenue modeling and customer acquisition. The integration of customer development, first-class mentors and speakers from around the country helped to take these companies to the next level

SXSW Eco Austin: Our Pick of Programming and Discount on Registration

September 20th, 2012 | by Priti Ambani

SXSW Eco 2012 is in two weeks and Ecopreneurist is a proud media partner. SXSW Eco is a unique three day conference, Oct 3- Oct 5, 2012, that is bringing together innovators and decision makers from the public and private sector as well as academia to network and strategize about solutions to challenges facing the economy, the environment and society.

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