Impact investors and impact investing are relatively new additions to the startup funding landscape. For most investors, the word “investment” typically leads to thoughts of financial returns. That's natural. For the most part, investing in … [Read more...] about Impact Investing – How Impact Investors Work and Where to Find Them
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According to the Case Foundation, impact investments are investments into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return. It’s like … [Read more...] about Impact Investments: A New Source of Startup Capital?
National Earth Day, commemorated every April 22, is an annual celebration to increase public awareness on the need to protect Mother Earth. There are now more than 193 countries which take part in this global event every year. This post … [Read more...] about In celebration of National Earth Day, a Look at Five Thriving Green Startups
Through the Solar in Your Community Challenge, the U.S. Department of Energy will grant up to $5 million in cash prizes and technical assistance with up to $2 million in seed prizes, $2 million technical assistance, and $1 million in final … [Read more...] about DOE offering $500k through solar energy funding Challenge
Clean energy grants have become a hot topic of discussion in the startup world. In recent years, U.S. entrepreneurs and small businesses have developed remarkable clean energy technologies that hold great promise to broaden utilization of … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Writing a Successful Clean Energy Grant Proposal