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Top Green Startup Jobs Of The Week

Here are Ecopreneurist’s picks for the top green startup jobs of the week, courtesy of Green Job Post: Electrical Engineer: Canary Instruments Lead EV Charging Engineer: EverCharge Advertising Sales Manager, Online Media At Ecopreneurist, we’re supportive of all of the different shades of green in pursuit of a sustainable economy, and with a lot of […]

October 6th

Disrupt Agriculture: A Startup Accelerator for Food System Entrepreneurs

This spring, four entrepreneurs with promising early-stage startups working in food and agriculture will get a chance to bring their dreams closer to reality through a unique startup accelerator program near Omaha, Nebraska. Disrupt Agriculture, which is the second accelerator program from Year of the Startup, will house four entrepreneurs in a farmhouse on an […]

February 2nd

SEC Changes Ruling for Small Businesses Seeking Capital

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.

July 12th

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

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. Endeavor.org is a worldwide germination and support system for fostering entrepreneurship.

June 25th

Disruptive Innovations Bring On ‘The Female Sanitary Revolution’

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.

March 7th

Future360 Friday: Inspiring Cleantech News to Jumpstart Your Weekend

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.

January 25th

A New Model Education: Turning Startups into Classrooms

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.

December 19th

Tips for Entrepreneurs Part 1 – Getting the Investor Meeting

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.

December 10th

LaunchHouse Accelerator Gears Up For Showcase Day

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.

November 26th

Telluride Venture Accelerator: Inspiring Innovation, Investing in Success

As the title indicates, Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA) wants to invest in the success of your entrepreneurial endeavor. The 2013 year will be its inaugural season and you can apply to be a participant in this program through November 15, 2012. If you’ve ever started a business, you know first-hand how difficult it is. There […]

November 9th

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

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.

September 20th