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Portable wind turbine Kickstarter raises almost entire goal in one day

Plugging into renewable energy is a challenge for many of us. Despite the rapidly falling cost of solar panels, there are many green-minded folks who …

7 Lessons From Entrepreneurs Who Kept Their Day Jobs While Starting Their Businesses

This story appears in the September 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Keeping your day job while starting a business has its advantages. Aside from the steady income and free coffee, reliable full-time work helps you flesh out your résumé and portfolio and extend your professional network. Even …

You Have $100,000 to Start a Business. What's Your First Move?

In a recent Reddit thread, entrepreneurs weighed in on how to best spend an influx of cash when you're just starting out.<p>For cash-strapped entrepreneurs, the idea of suddenly receiving a large sum of money may sound appealing. But with any investment or loan comes a very important question: how do …

Ben Horowitz’s Best Startup Advice

Ben Horowitz is undoubtedly one of the most well-respected and successful venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. He’s known for being both …

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Apple's car project apparently 'ready to leave lab'

The Guardian is reporting today that Apple’s rumored electric (driverless?) car developed under the code-name Project Titan is “ready to leave the …

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

Australian student’s ion space drive reportedly beats NASA’s fuel efficiency record

Space engines might soon become far more resourceful: An Australian PhD student has claimed to have beaten NASA’s fuel efficiency record and …

NASA seeks student ideas for landing massive cargo on Mars in one piece

NASA has announced a competition for bright young researchers to help devise a US journey to Mars by developing a fresh concept for landing cargo on …

6 awesome ways to bring your kids’ ideas to life with 3D printing

Several years ago, 3D printing was making its emergence as a viable and more cost-effective option to ease manufacturing inefficiencies. Little did …

Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer to Entrepreneurs: Firing People Is Part of Your Job

As a business owner, you're like a coach and your employees are your team members. You start your strongest players and bench the others who aren't playing well. Entrepreneurs can't be afraid to call the difficult shots, says <i>Bar Rescue</i> host and service-industry authority Jon Taffer. As much as you …

Porsche & Audi Electric Concepts, LAPD Tesla, VW Diesel Deception: The Week In Reverse (Video)

<i>Which carmaker was charged by the EPA with creating special software to cheat for years on emissions tests?</i><p><i>And, why is the same electric car rated at</i> …

Electric Vehicles

Can’t open a conventional bank account? Meet the alternatives

A number of smartphone-based services hope to revolutionise banking for people who find it difficult to open a traditional current account<p>It bills itself as a banking service for migrants and anyone else who finds it difficult to open a bank account. And it claims that someone who has literally …

FinTech

Colorado Dog Gets Stoned for Days After Ingesting Marijuana

<b>Katherine Edwards</b> took her dog <b>Bodhi</b> for a walk on Tuesday night and hours later, he began acting bizarrely. "His behavior was so drastic, so scary," …

Crowdfunding shouldn’t be marketing in disguise

We get a lot of crowdfunding pitches at TNW, way more than we could ever write about but there’s a particular type that really annoys me.<p>Many crowdfunding stories are about plucky individuals or young companies looking to raise the awareness and cash needed to get their first product off the …

Crowd Funding

Paula Long sold her last startup for $1.4 billion, but insists it's better to go public

Long sold the first company she co-founded, EqualLogic, to Dell for $1.4 billion in 2008 — more than what Facebook paid for Instagram.<p>Even with such a large exit that garnered her company a real "unicorn" status, Long told Business Insider that her preference is actually a company going public.<p>"You …

Customers

Apple's meeting with California DMV suggests a driverless car could be on the way

Various signals point to a self-driving Apple Car sometime in the foreseeable future. The latest indication, according to a report from The Guardian, is that Apple senior legal counsel Mike Maletic met with self-driving experts from the California Department of Motor Vehicles on August 17.<p>While the …

Autonomous Cars

The world’s largest Delta 3D printer creates nearly zero-cost homes out of mud

1/19<p>BigDelta 3D printer by WASP<p>The future of affordable (and sustainable) housing may lie with 3D printing. The World’s Advanced Saving Project …

3D Printing

Will You Even Recognize Your Car in the Near Future?

In the 1973 film, “Sleeper,” Woody Allen is revived after being frozen following a botched operation. To escape the inept police state trying to terminate him, he steals a car that looks like a bubble, with frosted windows and no steering wheel. He simply tells it where to go.<p>The comedy was …

Autos

How To Be A VC Without Any Capital

Gaurav Jain Contributor<p>Gaurav Jain is a principal at Founder Collective. He co-founded Polar and was an early product manager for Android.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn<br>• APIs Are The New FTEs<p>One of the most frequent questions I get as a VC is …