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Startup valuation for dummies, how much is your company worth?

One of my techie friend started a venture with two of his mates and they had a product ready petty soon. This was relatively easy as they had the …

This could be a huge move for air-pollution monitoring

A few years ago, I moved to a cool neighborhood. It didn’t seem cool at first; it was in a sprawling, industrial area. But I soon found out that the …

Air Quality

How Will and Jada Smith's foundation ended up backing a little known energy startup

As venture capitalists in Silicon Valley double down on finding the next Snapchat, there’s a new type of investor emerging far from Sand Hill Road …

Amazon wants to turn your neighbor into your deliveryman

The e-tailing giant reportedly developing a mobile app On My Way that would pay participating members of the public to deliver goods<p>Amazon.com is considering recruiting the man on the street to deliver packages to the rest of his neighborhood.<p>The e-tailing giant is developing a mobile app that …

Wall Street

How We Created Intel’s Capital Diversity Fund

A VP at Intel Capital explains how they created their $125 million fund for companies run by women and minorities, and why we need it.<p>Shortly after he announced a $300 million initiative earlier this year to increase workforce diversity at Intel, I approached Intel CEO Brian Krzanich with an …

10 seed/early-stage funds in India you should know

Can bladeless wind turbines mute opposition?

Photograph: Vortex Bladeless<p>The bladeless turbine oscillates in swirling air caused by the wind bypassing the mast.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/28/1432804282411/b3421998-98f3-47aa-b2af-ab9451696379-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Vortex Bladeless<p>The bladeless …

UN climate chief says the science is clear: there is no space for new coal

The UN climate chief, Christiana Figueres, has said there was “no space” for new coal developments and stressed the benefits of ambitious renewable energy targets after a meeting with representatives from seven Australian governments.<p>At the meeting in Adelaide, organised by the South Australian …

Everything you always wanted to know about the U.N. climate talks

<i>Editor’s note: 2015 is shaping up to be a pivotal year with respect to climate change as growing concern about impacts converges with a critical</i> …

Climate

Ben And Jerry’s Wants To Fight Climate Change With A New Flavor

With its new flavor, Save Our Swirled, Ben & Jerry’s is urging fans to dig their spoons into climate change activism.<p>The flavor is a mix of raspberry …

Climate

UN Fosters Use of Pre-2020 Carbon Credits for Climate Plans

The United Nations climate secretariat’s head of carbon-market demand encouraged countries to use existing credits created under the Kyoto Protocol …