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.
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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.
A Craigslist for learning a skill or teaching one would be so great to build communities. Wishbulb, an online startup plans to do just that. Wishbulb allows users to connect with other people in their area that are looking to learn or teach just about anything! Learn- Share-Repeat. A craigslist for learning and teaching, if you may – oh yes!
In the spirit of Women’s Week on Important Media, I had to write about one of the best ways to empower women all over the world- entrepreneurship. Are you a women entrepreneur looking for some tools, tips and advice? Or plain ideas on how to make a positive change to your community and the world.
The local first movement has a new frontier: locavesting.
Friday’s stronger than expected jobs reportshowed several indications of economic growth. Every sector grew, including construction, manufacturing, and agriculture. Imagine what would happen if we could actually drive investment capital to Main Street! One way to make that happen is embodied in a term I heard for the first time yesterday: Locavesting.
We got an inside look at the recently concluded SB12 Innovation Open through the eyes of one of the judges, KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, CEO & Founder of Sustainable Brands and some advice for next year’s finalist from this year’s SB 12 Innovation Open Winner, Ecofiltro’s Philip Wilson.
Green Machine: Saint-Gobain's NOVA Innovation Competition Taps American Startups in Green Construction
Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, has partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council – Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC) to co-present the company’s NOVA Innovation Competition. The startup competition rewards startup greentech and cleantech businesses around the world offering innovations in sustainable products, advanced materials, high-efficiency building solutions, clean technology and renewable energy sources with cash prizes and access to partnership opportunities with Saint-Gobain.
Build up your Start-up Potential: Compete in the Leading Startup Innovation Competition, Deadline June 30th- Apply here
Imagine H2O, a nonprofit organization that supports entrepreneurs to turn water challenges into business opportunities, today announced the winners of its third annual prize competition. Imagine H2O was founded in 2007 by a team of leaders in the water, energy, and non-profit sectors at Harvard Business School. The group saw great opportunity in the world’s water crisisfor new ideas, new businesses, and new ways to help people and the planet. The H2O platform was born out of a need to answer some basic questions –
What does the water market look like in dollars? What problems need solving? Which of those are the best commercial opportunities? Who should we connect with for help, advice, and partnership?
Imagine H2O wants to build “a Silicon Valley” for water innovation, the main focus behind their accelerator and prize programs.