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Accelerator

Bay Area

Meet the Startups in the Prince-Inspired Green Tech Accelerator and Incubator Programs

By | Jun 12, 2017 at 12:20 pm

A little more than a year ago, the world lost one of its most talented and influential musicians. Prince was an icon in so many different senses, changing the way people look at everything from fashion to the guitar. And while many will remember…

Funding

Portland, Maine

Redd Raises Nearly $1M in New Investment Round

By | May 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Brunswick-based Redd, the energy bar company, has raised the majority of a $1.5 million investment round. The company filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday revealing that it had raised $867,861 out of a $1.5 million offering. It claimed 13…

Energy

4 Renewable Energy Startups to Watch in 2017

By | May 1, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Businesses are often wrongly generalized as commercial organizations that only seek profits. But in this new age of entrepreneurism, startups are rising not only for financial gain, but also for the betterment of the less fortunate and the planet as a whole. Aside from…

Energy

5 Reasons Companies Should Turn Their Waste Into Profits

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 9:15 am

Every time a food or beverage is produced and every time a personal care product is manufactured, a tremendous amount of waste is inevitably generated. Many byproducts (or what we as consumers call “waste”) of production processes simply cannot be economically utilized — fibers,…

Energy

Las Vegas

How Technology Influences the Future of Energy Management

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

By 2018, 70 percent of utilities are predicted to launch major digital transformations in response to the challenges faced in their current business model. For utilities, vendors, and regulators, the challenge is not just to examine and optimize existing processes, but also finding entirely new ways…

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Inspiration

San Francisco

Putting Your Energy Into Mastering Big Data Pays Off Big Time

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm

When Michael Ulin applied to the GalvanizeU Master of Science in Data Science program, an alliance between Galvanize and the University of New Haven, he saw it as a smart bet on his future, but he didn’t realize that in a matter of months,…

Energy

What Does 2017 Hold for the Future of Green Tech?

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 9:15 am

There are many emerging technologies that aim to improve the status of renewable energy, sustainability and efficiency in the world. They’re the main focus of all people who look forward to tech that doesn’t harm the environment and helps us preserve this beautiful planet. These…

Energy

How to Save Energy With Proper Management of Quality Products

By | Feb 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm

In a global economy with volatile fuel prices and environmental concerns, most consumers and founders alike are taking steps to lower their consumption of energy. The most common ways they do so are with their vehicles and their homes or offices. The vehicle solution…

Energy

3 Ways Scientists Are Trying to Save Climate Change Data

By | Jan 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm

If you haven’t heard, the White House website was scrubbed of nearly every reference to climate change on Inauguration Day. However, you probably have heard because the move spurred a social media blood bath the likes of which we haven’t seen since Kim Kardashian…

Kickstarter

Dublin

Power Your Gadgets Using Your Body’s Movement With HandEnergy

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 9:15 am

Because everyone is so dependent on their gadgets, powering them can be a problem. Most of the devices we use today only last a day on a full charge, so finding ways of feeding them can be very stressful. The most obvious way is to…

Energy

Bill Gates’ $1 Billion Energy Fund Better Save the World

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 2:20 pm

It was announced yesterday that Bill Gates is launching a $1 billion energy fund in hopes of investing in new tech to solve the climate change problem. The aptly named Breakthrough Energy Fund will seek to support startups and companies that are experimenting with…

Energy

The Ever-Changing Environmental Role of Technology

By | May 17, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Tech entrepreneurs have been widely responsible for creating some of the best and worst technology from an eco-friendly perspective. Fortunately, many tech companies are now much more sensitive to the needs of the environment, and many cater to a green audience. As a result,…

Trends

8 Innovative Technologies That Are Changing the World

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 10:49 am

While there has never really been a period of human history that could be considered stagnant when it comes to innovation  (one could argue that things were a bit slow during the Middle Ages, but even that period brought us mechanical clocks, windmills, and gun powder),…

Startups & Apps

DC

EverCharge and Schneider Electric Are Coming to a Building Near You

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 3:22 pm

At 1776, one of our tools to accelerate innovation is our Seed Fund, which allows us to invest in startups poised to scale. When we spot a shifting landscape within one of our core sectors like transportation or energy, we search for startups that…

Trends

In France, Alternative Energy Derived from Cheese

By | Jan 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Nowadays, it’s nearly impossible to avoid any discussion of alternative energy – from the media to the dinner table, it’s hard to not have at least one person in your life talk about the need for the United States (and the world) to seek…

Tips & How To’s

Top 3 Innovative Solutions for Greener Houses

By | Dec 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

With the COP21 talks in Paris recently coming to an end, the public opinion has never been so focused on the impact of global warming and possible solutions to it. Following the historic event, every country will be adopting a different approach to cutting…

Reports & Rankings

Here’s the Most Popular Startup Industry in Each State

By | Jun 16, 2015 at 10:00 am

“Do I have to move to Silicon Valley?” As an aspiring entrepreneur, it’s tempting to ask this question. If Silicon Valley is the place to be, with all the resources and connections an entrepreneur could need, am I just shooting myself in the foot…