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.
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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 […]
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 […]
Originally published on Cleantechnica. By George Gray Let’s be honest. Some clean technologies just stink. A lot of the time, though, it’s not that the technology has a funky smell but the business has the wrong direction. These misguided projects show some tell-tale warnings that a keen eye can spot. These signs aren’t always as […]
If you own a small business, or are involved in a startup, you’re probably very familiar with the phrase “But we can’t afford that,” especially when it comes to products or services that could potentially boost your business, if only you had the money to pay for them. But thanks to Groove, an online help […]
One of the most potent things that entrepreneurs, startup founders, and small business owners can do to grow their businesses is to learn from the experiences of others, both the successes and the failures, and to network with other like-minded people. And the best way to do that is to attend conferences and networking events, […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
Entrepreneurs often face several barriers when bringing innovations for low-income communities – such as solar lamps, rural primary healthcare or affordable education – successfully to market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.