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5 Clean Water Startups Emerging in Israel

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

There is no human need more basic than water. We simply can’t survive without it. I talked about Charity:Water in a previous post, but today my focus is on agtech. This week water has been on my mind for several reasons. One is the…

Startup Spotlight


Startup Spotlight: Eco Stove, Smart Jewelry, and Lights for Grandma

By | Nov 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

During the holiday, safety is a concern. Whether it be protecting your home or yourself if  shopping later at night, we found some startups helping you in this effort. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week…


The 8 Top Cleantech Corporate Incubators and Accelerators

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Corporations need to stay competitive in their industries, and that cutting edge can be tough to keep up with, particularly for the most rapidly shifting industries out there. As a sector evolves, the source of a revolutionary new tech could pop up anywhere. What’s…


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…


Jay Leno Drives a Car Made of Hemp

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With all this talk of climate change and the legalization of cannabis, the environment has become a hot topic on the entrepreneurial landscape. Companies around the world are committing themselves to being a little more green and cannabis startups are more investment heavy than…



Portland, Maine

How One Founder Went From VC to Green Tech Startup

By | Jun 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

Each week, I interview a startup founder in Maine to learn more about their background, lessons learned, advice for founders and their technology. This time we’re talking with Clayton Kyle, CEO of Clynk, the bottle and can redemption business and garbage tech. As CEO…


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…


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…


How Going Green Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

By | Apr 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

For years, going green was just another bucket list item that always got pushed off for another day. Eco-consciousness was always viewed as something I could achieve later in life, when I had more time. Because, if I’m being honest, the idea of shifting all…

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,”…


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…


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….


How Technology Is Saving The World’s Coral Reefs

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Coral reefs are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. In fact, a report released by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) found that 19% of the Earth’s coral reefs are now dead, with rising sea temperatures and seawater acidification to blame. The declining coral…

Startups & Apps

6 Awesome Eco Apps to Make 2016 Your Greenest Yet

By | Jan 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

In this article, we shall be taking a look at the top Green apps across an array of applications. In addition to helping you live on the greener side of life, some of these apps might also help you save some money. GiveO2 This…

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…



TechStars Graduate Simple Energy Gamifies Energy Saving

By | Nov 1, 2011 at 11:30 am

A host of startups are helping users save energy, from Opower’s energy reports to the smart thermostat from Nest Labs. But Simple Energy cofounder Yoav Lurie thinks users – despite their good intentions – need more motivation. “The premise in much of the industry…

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

Lead iPod Creator Unveils Nest: The Sleek, Smart Thermostat

By | Oct 25, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Green technology is making consumer appliances cool again: yesterday, former Apple iPod SVP Tony Fadell unveiled a smart thermostat called Nest. “We [are excited] to reinvent such an important yet unloved device that would make people’s lives easier and hopefully, make the world a…