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Telluride Venture Accelerator: Inspiring Innovation, Investing in Success

As the title indicates, Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA) wants to invest in the success of your entrepreneurial endeavor. The 2013 year will be its inaugural season and you can apply to be a participant in this program through November 15, 2012. If you’ve ever started a business, you know first-hand how difficult it is. There […]

November 9th

15 Online Resources For Women Entrepreneurs

In the spirit of Women’s Week on Important Media, I had to write about one of the best ways to empower women all over the world- entrepreneurship. Are you a women entrepreneur looking for some tools, tips and advice? Or plain ideas on how to make a positive change to your community and the world.

September 4th

Loca-vesting: Invest Local and Build Communities

The local first movement has a new frontier: locavesting.

Friday’s stronger than expected jobs reportshowed several indications of economic growth. Every sector grew, including construction, manufacturing, and agriculture. Imagine what would happen if we could actually drive investment capital to Main Street! One way to make that happen is embodied in a term I heard for the first time yesterday: Locavesting.

August 8th

Green Machine: Saint-Gobain's NOVA Innovation Competition Taps American Startups in Green Construction

Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, has partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council – Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC) to co-present the company’s NOVA Innovation Competition. The startup competition rewards startup greentech and cleantech businesses around the world offering innovations in sustainable products, advanced materials, high-efficiency building solutions, clean technology and renewable energy sources with cash prizes and access to partnership opportunities with Saint-Gobain.

Build up your Start-up Potential: Compete in the Leading Startup Innovation Competition, Deadline June 30th- Apply here

June 19th

Solving Water Issues: A $500 Billion Opportunity

Imagine H2O, a nonprofit organization that supports entrepreneurs to turn water challenges into business opportunities, today announced the winners of its third annual prize competition. Imagine H2O was founded in 2007 by a team of leaders in the water, energy, and non-profit sectors at Harvard Business School. The group saw great opportunity in the world’s water crisisfor new ideas, new businesses, and new ways to help people and the planet. The H2O platform was born out of a need to answer some basic questions –

What does the water market look like in dollars? What problems need solving? Which of those are the best commercial opportunities? Who should we connect with for help, advice, and partnership?

Imagine H2O wants to build “a Silicon Valley” for water innovation, the main focus behind their accelerator and prize programs.

March 21st