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Energy

How Saudi Arabia’s $500-Billion Megacity Could Be the Future

By | Nov 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Saudi Arabia announced plans last month for a futuristic city running entirely on renewable energy sources and operating like “startup the size of a country.” The price tag: $500 billion. Here’s how the city, termed “NEOM,” will run and why it represents an ambitious step towards…

Energy

How Tech Companies Are Dealing With Global Problems

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

In a TED Talk by MIT Technology Review Chief Editor Jason Pontin, he offered an honest assessment of the trajectory of technological advancements from Apollo 11 to the digital age. He said: “Blithe optimism about technology’s powers has evaporated as big problems we had imagined…

Autonomous Vehicles

London

The Most Beautiful Car Ever Made Is Going Electric

By | Sep 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

In 1961, Jaguar rolled out its E-type sports car, a 4.2 liter, open two-seater that could reach 150 mph and go zero to 60 in sub-7 seconds. It was such an amazing blend of design and performance that Enzo Ferrari called it “the most…

Accelerator

St. Louis

7 Cleantech Companies Join St. Louis’ Newest Startup Accelerator

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Being a big fish in a small pond is underrated, particularly in the entrepreneurial world. Sure, competing with the likes of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Jeff Bezos for funding in Silicon Valley might sound like fun, but enjoying a little communal support from…

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…

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Tips & How To’s

5 Benefits of Signing Important Documents Online

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Running a business is hard. Between building a team, raising capital, and managing the day-to-day, entrepreneurs can easily get bogged down by the gritty details of a startup founder’s life. With busy schedules and hectic calendars, finding the smallest productivity hacks can go a…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Surge Hydro Takes Top Spot at Pitch York County Finals

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Surge Hydro continued its winning streak on Thursday evening as it took took the top spot, and the $1,200 first-prize purse, at the Pitch York County final event. The event, held at ThinkTank Biddeford, was the culmination of a series of monthly events that…

Social Good

How to Involve Social Causes in Your Company Profile

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 8:30 pm

You have a lot of responsibilities as a business owner. You need to make sure that your employees are safe on the job, that you aren’t falling into any legal pitfalls, and that you’re staying competitive on the market. On top of all this,…

Trends

How Social Causes Are Driving Tech Sector Innovation

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Today, ethical and sustainable products are king. Nearly three-fourths of Millennials, the demographic piloting this movement, are willing to pay more for sustainable products, according to a recent Nielsen study. Another 91 percent will switch brands to benefit a cause they believe in. And…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Surge Hydro Wins Award at National Cleantech Open for Low-Cost Hydropower Idea

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

An Belfast-based company working on utilizing our country’s existing hydroelectric facilities, won an award on Thursday evening at the national Cleantech Open contest in San Francisco. Surge Hydro received the national award for the “Business Model with the Best Chance for Immediate Investment and Commercialization,”…

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

4 Easy Ways to Start Going Green as a Company

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Going green can start at home, but it doesn’t have to stay there. There are several different ways to make your office energy efficient. The benefits of being environmentally friendly are copious, between cutting costs and making life easier for employees. Depending on how you decide to…

Opinion/Analysis

A Few Steps Brands Are Taking to Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Individuals and corporations around the world are both trying to mitigate their carbon footprint as much as possible. From switching out incandescent bulbs for LED lights to the design and construction of buildings on a larger scale, people are working on it as best they can….

3D Printing

How 3D Printing Is Being Used to Help Nature

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 9:15 am

Every year, poachers slaughter thousands of animals. Many of these creatures are on the endangered list. To make things even worse, often times they’re killed for nothing more than a few body parts, like shark fins, teeth, gall bladders, and a variety of other parts…

Business

3 Ways to Nurture the Professional Development of Millennial Employees

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 10:30 am

Countless stories have been written on studies of millennials as if they are their own species, trying to understand them and figure out how they work. As a millennial, entrepreneur and business owner, I know what it means to be a millennial in the…

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,…