Does ZAP Deserve its Bad Rap?

In March of 2008, WIRED magazine ran a scathing article about ZAP motor company. The article detailed numerous shady management moves and undelivered promises made by the company. For example, ZAP promised to become a dealer of Smart cars and Obvio gasoline/ethanol flex-fuel vehicles, but failed on both fronts. It’s certainly a fair criticism to … Continued

Green My Vino: Revolutionizing Social Networking And Environmental Responsibility

Tucked away in the Lower Haight neighborhood of San Francisco, among residential flats and independent coffee shops, you can find the office of Village Green Energy, a renewable energy certificate provider that’s been up and running since November 2007. In the office, the two young founders who graduated from Stanford in 2004, Robby Bearman and … Continued

Tom Szaky, TerraCycle CEO Interviewed by Huddler

(originally posted at Huddler users asked Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of TerraCycle, all your trashy questions (ha ha) over the past few weeks, and Tom answered. In a nutshell, TerraCycle takes what others call trash, upcycles those materials, and turn them into brand-spanking new products. Who thought you could make a hot little … Continued