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Urban Micro-farms Sprouting Up Through the Cracks

Here’s a good one for the “think global, act local” contingent. A group of folks up in the Twin Cities are taking vacant…
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Are Millennials More Like MacGyver or Liz Lemon?

After getting tired of writing and characterizing the baby boomers and generation X, trend spotters and researchers have focused in the last years…
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Kickstarter-Style Crowdfunding for Local Businesses

2011 was the year that crowdfunding came of age, with Kickstarter leading the way, along with IndieGoGo and others, presenting an appealing idea:…

What Will the Crowdfunding Bill Do For Startups?

By Piper Kujac Since the crowdfunding bill, officially called the HR-2930 Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act, was accepted by the House on November…
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WEconomy: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

Have you ever shared a car ride, lent someone a book, made a mix tape, or traded clothing? Then you’re part of the…
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ShareNY: Is the Sharing Economy the New Economy?

On Saturday, November 19th and 20th, Shareable and Parsons Desis Lab hosted ShareNY, a conference on the sharing economy in New York City. If your…
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The Next Generation of Windowfarms is Looking for Funding on Kickstarter

If you’re looking for innovative sustainable food solutions, I’ve got two words for you: New York.  This city might not be the mecca…
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Social Entrepreneur Jumps on Treadmill to Fund Kickstarter Campaign

What do you when you find yourself $25,000 short on your Kickstarter funding goal with only few days remained before deadline? Most entrepreneurs…
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Two Emerging Models of Consumer Owned Utilities

For all the talk of emerging renewable energy technology, there has thus far been precious little movement in most of the world in…
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Takin’ It to the Streets: Urban Collective Brings Music Industry Dreams to At-Risk Youth

We all love stories about people pursuing their passion and making it big. In business, in professional sports, and in entertainment, we are…