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Sustainable Startup: Rhythm Superfoods Shares Ingredients for Success

Scott Jensen, co-founder and CEO of Rhythm Superfoods, discusses the challenges of running a sustainable startup as well as changing consumer behavior toward…

What Does Entrepreneurship Really Come Down To? An Interview With Stephen M.R. Covey

Recently, I had the honor of interviewing Stephen M.R. Covey, author of the Speed of Trust, as part of his PR campaign for…
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Can We Use Microfinance Networks to Go Beyond the Obvious?

Lindsay Clinton, Beyond Profit This is the second post in a three week long series from Beyond Profit and Triple Pundit that will…

VCs, Start-Ups and Others Converge To Talk Green Tech

By Ellisa Feinstein GoingGreen Silicon Valley conference, a two and a half day conference which started last night, comes on the heels of…
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Fail Fast, Fail Cheap…or First, Go to FailCon

By Linda Chang With its compelling basic premise, FailCon has made a memorable mark on the conference scene. Most of the time, conferences…
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Fundraising for Small Business–Where to Go?

Banks, Venture Capitalists, and Angel Investors are arguably harder to access than ever for a small business owner.  Startup?  Forget about it.  Banks…
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Startup Pitch: Bolder’s Doing Good Drives Engagement and Sales for Companies

Ed Note:We’re trying something new with Startup Friday – a sponsored start-up pitch. These are companies that trust our readership to judge their…
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GreenCycler Makes Composting Even Easier

Gail Loos created the GreenCycler, a device that grinds kitchen scraps into a size that speeds up the composting process. The contraption works…

Zimride Merges Social Networking and Carpooling

Welcome to Zimride. The Bay Area-based firm builds relationships with universities and corporations, and hosts social networking sites that seek to match commuters…

Wind Data Collection Becomes More Affordable for Smaller Developers

You’ve heard of solar leasing programs for energy-conscious, yet budget-constrained, consumers. Now comes a leasing program to give wind-power developers the financing flexibility…
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Whip Bikes: Innovative Bike Sharing Model Launches in UK

Car sharing has gone from hippie practice to popular carless urbanite tool of choice, courtesy companies like Zipcar, with old guard companies like…

Connected Capital: Leveraging the Web to Propel Large-Scale, Micro Impact Investments

Reporting from SoCap 2010: Convincing one wealthy donor to invest $50M to provide education loans to underserved individuals seems like a daunting task. …
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CleanSource Launch Accelerates Sustainable Seafood [VIDEO]

At Socap I was lucky enough to sit down wtih Tim O’Shea, CEO and Co-Founder of CleanFish, fresh after his keynote in which…
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Power to the People Series: Researching the Clean Energy Market for Rural India

This post is the part of a special series on Clean Energy and the BoP leading up to the launch of the report “Power…
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Can Clean Cookstoves Save People, Planet and Profit?

Can a simple thing like a $25 clean-burning cookstove save lives, combat climate change, and improve our global economy? The Environmental Protection Agency…