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Little Bets Can Have Big Impact in Corporate Philanthropy

In his book “Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries,” Charles Sims says these little bets — experimental, iterative, trial-and-error approaches — can gradually build up to a breakthrough. We’ve seen this approach achieve big results in business, science, technology and even entertainment, so why not philanthropy? Two execs from the AT&T Foundation take a closer look.

Theranos, 23andMe and Zenefits: Why Medical Startups are Still Struggling

Innovative medical companies with the potential to transform the country’s healthcare system are itching to take advantage of Silicon Valley’s startup incubators. But are the healthcare system and government regulators ready for them? We examine three “unicorns” that shook up the healthcare market — and almost lost everything in the process.

Searching For a Better Battery Future

The energy market is sharply focused on advancing lithium-ion battery technologies — and for good reason. Dr. David Lee, CEO of BioSolar, Inc., explains more.

Elon Musk Outlines His Plan to Colonize Mars

Elon Musk outlined his plan to colonize Mars before a highly receptive crowd at the International Astronomical Congress in Mexico this week. The cleantech visionary framed the future settlement as the only eventual choice for humans in a world facing major environmental threats.

Pitch Perfect: Fostering Local Talent Makes Clean Cookstoves More Popular

BioLite employs 40 tenacious local sales agents in emerging markets who can captivate a crowd with their personalized pitches. Thanks to these in-person demonstrations, clean cookstoves can become a desirable, affordable and life-enhancing solution for tens of thousands of homes in India and sub-Saharan Africa.