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How 3 Social Good Platforms are Building Change Communities

<i>This post was originally written for Half the Sky Movement: The Game, a Facebook game that creates real change for women and girls.</i><p>Thousands of changemakers gathered at the 92YTribeca on Wednesday for Mom+Social, a one-day gathering focused on motherhood and the role of social media, technology, …

Why (almost) free will win the video conferencing game

The video conferencing market is getting inundated with new products focused on bringing collaboration tools to the masses — or rather, the large …

The secret formula for a great cleantech team

Winning cleantech start-up teams are complete at founding, have strong pre-existing relationships, and include the inventor of the core technology.<p>A …

Westly Group ‘more bullish than ever’ with new $160M fund for clean tech

Investing in clean tech is a lot like having your own compost pile. You know it’s good for the environment, and yet the process and direct payoff often don’t seem worth the effort.<p>The Westly Group, however, is doing something right. The venture capital firm has closed a $160 million fund to invest …

The state of cleantech venture capital: what lies ahead

In late 2011 I decided to write up an internal analysis I’d done at Venrock about the state of cleantech venture capital and make it available …

Meet The Creator: Kenzo Digital And Directing Beyond The Screen

Here, we talk to graffiti artist/DJ/agency creative director/director/orchestrator of multi-platform spectacles, Kenzo Digital.<p>Not many artists can say they have been working consistently since they were in third grade. But Kenzo Digital isn’t exactly your typical artist. “I have had very …

First Solar Shines as the Solar Industry Falters - MIT Technology Review

Innovation in solar cell technology has slowed as startups struggle to get a foothold in a tough market and solar panel manufacturers delay …

Photo Community 500px Announces New Professional Portfolios, Price Increase Giving Paid Accounts Unlimited Storage

Toronto-based photo-sharing service 500px is revamping its professional Portfolios product, the startup announced today. The new portfolios, which are currently in beta testing, will eventually function more like standalone e-commerce sites for selling photography, offering more customization …