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Next wave of ecopreneurs hopes to find key to making aquaponics profitable

In Chicago, where hungry mouths outnumber plots of soil, urban agriculture has boomed in recent years and extends across more than 230 community gardens and 60 urban farms.<p>Still, not all eco-friendly businesses have been sustainable.<p>Amid the swelling tide for local food, aquaponics — a method of …

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Musk describes the sale of SolarCity to Tesla Motors for $2.6bn as a ‘no-brainer’, as companies expect to save $150m in first year of merger<p>Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company, Tesla Motors, has bought Elon Musk’s solar power company, SolarCity, in an all-stock transaction worth $2.6bn (£2bn), the …

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The big puzzle in economics today: why is the economy growing so slowly?

The growth of the US economy keeps falling short of expectations. On Friday, we learned that the US economy grew at an inflation-adjusted rate of 1 percent in the first half of 2016. That’s the slowest six-month growth rate since 2012, and it continues the slow growth that has characterized the …

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Patents

Patent applications, patent registration, and defending patents can be tricky. Here's how to do it right.<p>You've just had a brilliant idea for a new product or invention. The first thing you should do is get a patent, right? Well, maybe not. First of all, patents are expensive, will require a lot of …

Avoid these 11 massive time wasters to build a successful startup

When you're building a startup, the last thing you have time for is wasting time; hundreds of tasks need your attention and the founder who's using time most efficiently wins.<p>We asked some seasoned entrepreneurs who all have built successful companies to share their top tips for avoiding the huge …

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