September 30th, 2020 | by Sponsored Content
ClimateLaunchpad is a global green business ideas competition and part of the entrepreneurship offerings by EIT Climate-KIC (the EU’s main climate innovation initiative). Its mission is to unlock global cleantech potential and to accelerate innovations that address climate change. The 2020 Global Grand Final is currently underway
May 19th, 2019 | by The Beam
“Investing in women is smart business and key to poverty alleviation at scale,” says Ajaita Shah, Founder and CEO of Frontier Markets, a rural marketing, sales, and service distribution company providing access to affordable and quality clean energy solutions and appliances to low-income households in India by building a network of rural entrepreneurs.
October 14th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content
Solid cleantech ideas can arise anywhere around the world, and increasingly they are coming from talented entrepreneurs in countries, even those with economies that are focused on oil, like Nigeria, Kazakhstan, or Azerbaijan, where oil is literally pouring out of the soil. So how do these brave minds plan to succeed there, right in the middle of the fossil fuel universe
October 1st, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli
ClimateLaunchpad is part of EIT Climate-KIC, the European Union's leading program for climate innovation. This year marks the 5th edition of the ClimateLaunchpad competition. In the time since its inception, more than 4,000 ideas have been entered into this global competition
April 9th, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli
Carbon offsets are one of the many tools available to us to reduce our impact on climate. CoolEffect offers third-party carbon offsets that do good for the planet and for people. Learn more about its new milestones.
December 3rd, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli
Learn more about the Women Startup Challenge (co-hosted by Women Who Tech and Google) to support female entrepreneurs in the cleantech space.
December 3rd, 2016 | by Sponsored Content
After years of living in biopharma’s shadow, the cleantech sector is showing encouraging signs of life. New cleantech start-ups are popping up, and angel investors are again interested in investing in the promise of clean energy. According to the Propel(x) Survey of Angels, more than half reported that they are interested in the sector. That’s a far cry from the early 2000s, when cleantech was avoided by the investment community. Still, whether biopharma or cleantech, promising new ideas can take years to grow into viable offerings — not to mention large amounts of capital for conducting research, building infrastructure, and establishing distribution networks. That’s where cleantech could benefit by borrowing a few pages from the biopharma playbook
May 22nd, 2014 | by Jake Richardson
The Cleantech Open has announced that it will expand into six countries: Armenia, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Africa, and Turkey. [&hellip
August 2nd, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers
Some Indian companies are taking the lead in providing access to sustainable, low-cost energy that also seems to be linked to poverty reduction. Two of those companies, Abellon Clean Energy and SELCO, have seized the entrepreneurial reins in providing viable models hat can combat poverty
April 2nd, 2008 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
Editor’s note: Many investors see clean technology as a smart bet these days… but how do you get your cleantech [&hellip