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SBIO Semi-Finalist 2013: Blue Box

James Metropoulos founded Blue Box as an innovative method of cleaning industrial equipment with very few chemicals and at very low cost.
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Kidzania: Preparing Kids for a Better World

The world-renowned kids' theme park, Kidzania, plans to launch its first U.S. destination in 2015. The idea has definitely caught on with the…
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SBIO Semi-finalist 2013 Interview: LaborVoices

Meet SBIO semi-finalist: LaborVoices, who is utilizing mobile technology to solve human rights issues within global supply chains.
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The Solar Energy Window Plug: Sign Me Up Too, Scotty!

The solar-powered window plug is the latest rage – at least according to the chatter on the prestigious tech magazine yankodesign.com and the…
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SBIO Semi-Finalist 2013 Interview: EEx Charge

Energy Efficiency Exchange, (EEx), is determined to increase the efficiency and sustainability of global supply chains by creating customized tools for those who…
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SBIO 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: EOS Climate

Joe Madden, a pioneer in the North American Greenhouse Gas Markets, and Jeff Cohen, a 2008 Nobel Peace Prize honoree, created EOS Climate…
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SBIO 2013 Semi-finalist: The Amplification Project

SBIO semi-finalist the Amplification Project is hoping to help corporations, foundations, and policymakers solve their biggest problems. The company seeks to drive change…
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What a Dustup! Enigma Is NY’s TechCrunch Battlefield Winner

More than 25 startup companies competed last week for the Disrupt Cup at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 Startup Battlefield. Thirty companies were…
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SBIO 2013 Semi-finalist Interview: Thread

Ian Rosenberger visited Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake with the intention of assisting with relief efforts by taking photos and donating the…
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SBIO 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: Back to the Roots

In 2009, when most college seniors were hoping to find any kind of employment, Back to the Roots Ventures (BTTR) co-founders decided to…
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Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: PrintEco

Each week leading up to the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open Innovation (SBIO) finals on June 5th,where the runner-up will be decided via live…
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We Investigate Labor Violation Claims Against Fair Trade Chocolatier Theo Chocolate

Theo Chocolate has been accused of union busting by the International Labor Rights Forum and Teamsters, who say that the fair trade chocolate…
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The Care and Feeding of Your Sharing Economy Lawyer

If you're starting a sharing economy company, chances are good you'll eventually think "Is this legal?" Some tips on working with your new…
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Hampton Creek Foods Wants to Make Chicken Eggs Obsolete

When I first heard about the egg substitute Beyond Eggs, I was skeptical. Without thinking too much about it, I tweeted “Are plant-based…
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Cleantech Accelerator Greenstart Evolves into Venture Company

Despite abandoning the accelerator model, far from backing away from promising young businesses, Greenstart plans to make investments in 10 to 12 "clean-web"…