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Liquid Light finds use for polluting CO2 gas

Innovative startup headed by modern-day alchemist Emily Cole plans to convert greenhouse gas into useful plastic products<p>There’s just a hint of modern-day alchemy about Emily Cole and her company, Liquid Light. Their goal is to take carbon dioxide – the abundant, odourless pollutant largely …

Google Wants Internet Broadcasting Drones, Plans To Run Tests In New Mexico

Google hopes to someday use drones to broadcast the internet from the sky, and they’re asking the federal government for permission to test their broadcasting equipment in New Mexico. The company filed an application with the FCC (which controls electronic transmissions), revealing limited details …

Lyft-Off: Zimride’s Long Road To Overnight Success

When John Zimmer and Logan Green launched a new ride-sharing service called Lyft in the spring of 2012, they instantly knew they had a hit on their hands. But that wasn’t always the case.<p>Prior to creating Lyft as part of a hack-day project, the twenty-something, first-time entrepreneurs had spent …

How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Individual Development Account (IDA) matched savings grant program is on the top of my list for entrepreneurs seeking a grant to start or grow their business. The grant is designed to help low-to-moderate income entrepreneurs fund …

Entrepreneurship

Startup Airlines Try to Edge Into an Impossibly Competitive Market

You might expect scrappy start-ups to steer clear of an industry plagued by bankruptcies, rising costs and accusations of monopolistic behavior. But …

Managers Can Motivate Employees with One Word

Human beings are profoundly social — we are hardwired to connect to one another and to want to work together. Frankly, we would never have survived as a species without our instinctive desire to live and work in groups, because physically we are just not strong or scary enough.<p>Tons of research has …