There’s a renaissance happening for energy entrepreneurs

November 6, 2018 by  
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After years of difficult times, it’s a great time to be an energy entrepreneur, says a group of energy tech leaders at Stanford’s energy event last week.

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Day 1, Sidebar Discussion with Dawn Lippert, Elemental Excelerator

July 1, 2018 by  
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Day 1, Sidebar Discussion with Dawn Lippert, Elemental Excelerator, Hawaii governor Ige, CRO Honolulu Joshua Stanroe, transition to 100 percent clean energy, activating stakeholders, user-centric future, public and private partnership, start-ups.

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4 tech startups that are fighting for coastal climate resilience — and winning

June 27, 2018 by  
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These projects are using data and technology to save communities money, resources and lives.

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These 8 nature-based startups from around the world are going to save it

June 13, 2018 by  
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And this environmental impact accelerator is going to help.

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Search, pivot, scale: the startup view of strategic partnerships

May 31, 2018 by  
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Three entrepreneurs share their key motivations for working with corporate partners.

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Synthetic biology hacks the code for sustainability

May 31, 2018 by  
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A mashup of biology, engineering and chemistry is creating food, materials and chemicals with sweeping implications for sustainable business.

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In good company: How Obvious Ventures is disrupting venture capital

May 17, 2018 by  
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Impact investing isn’t about being”cute.”

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How the gig economy influences — and is influenced by — agro-preneurs

May 9, 2018 by  
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One word: drones.

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These startups are turning surplus food into new consumer products

May 3, 2018 by  
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The idea began with a bin of discarded avocado pits. Where others would see waste, Drexel University Food Lab graduate students Sheetal Bahirat and Christa Kwaw-Yankson recognized an opportunity.After some experimenting, they made an avocado-pit tea by blanching, grating and dehydrating the pit. The tea has a mild, slightly fruity taste and a pleasing, natural pink color.

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Bill Gates-backed startup will give you real-time video of nearly anywhere on Earth

April 27, 2018 by  
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Start-up EarthNow is aiming to bring us real-time video taken from space  of any point on our planet. Backed by such high-profile supporters as Bill Gates and Airbus, EarthNow promises to boldly go where no one has gone before through a proposed “constellation” of satellites that will offer clients their pick of locations and angles from which to capture real-time video of Earth. EarthNow promises the delivery of video with only a one-second delay, without the need to wait for any satellite to be in range due to a comprehensive network that covers the entire planet at any given time. According to EarthNow, the system will one day let us “instantly create “living” 3D models of a town or city, even in remote locations,” observe conflict zones and react in real time, and catch forest fires the minute they start. In its very early stage at the moment, EarthNow intends to initially focus on “high-value enterprise and government customers,” offering services such as weather monitoring, tracking illegal fishing or poaching, or surveillance of conflict zones. Although there is no defined timeline for creating a prototype and testing the system, EarthNow is nonetheless making moves to bring its vision into reality. Thanks to its collaboration with  OneWeb founder Greg Wyler, EarthNow will be able to build its system using a significantly improved version of OneWeb’s satellite network. “Each satellite is equipped with an unprecedented amount of onboard processing power, including more CPU cores than all other commercial satellites combined,” said EarthNow in a press release . Related: Airbus wants to harpoon a satellite and bring it back to Earth Though EarthNow is targeting larger clients to start, its objective is ultimately to share the Earth with all of its inhabitants.  “EarthNow is ambitious and unprecedented, but our objective is simple; we want to connect you visually with Earth in real-time,” said EarthNow CEO and founder Russell Hannigan in a statement . “We believe the ability to see and understand the Earth live and unfiltered will help all of us better appreciate and ultimately care for our one and only home.” Via Tech Crunch Images via Earth Now

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