GE Ventures Embraces Crowdfunding with OurCrowd Partnership

Wednesday, November 6 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS GE Ventures Embraces Crowdfunding, Partners with OurCrowd — Earlier this week, another big player joined the crowdfunding ranks, as Israeli platform OurCrowd announced that it has signed a co-investment agreement with GE Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of GE. According to …

The Globalist: Carried Away by the Shale Gale

October 22, 2013 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     U.S. shale mirage Carried Away by the Shale Gale Prakash Loungani | Is the so-called shale boom in the United States just hype? U.S. Shale Gas: All It’s Cracked Up to Be? Stephan Richter | The shale boom in the United States …

The Globalist: American Power in Global History: Three Perspectives

  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     American Power in Global History: Three Perspectives Was America Ever Exceptional? Patrick Smith | How it hurts a nation that cannot distinguish between strength and power. The U.S.-Russian Tug of War Martin Sieff | Lessons from Serbia 1913 for Syria 2013. American Diplomacy and …

    Profit from the Death of Your Electric Company By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 The annual market for distributed generation will reach $12.7 billion in about three years. This figure is based on a recent Pike Research report on microgrids, and has since been shown to …

Futurist Update: Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing

    August 2013 • Volume 14, No. 8 In this issue: ·        Curbing the Decline of Chinese Manufacturing ·        Smart Glasses for Teachers Can “See” Students’ Questions ·        Even Regulated Pesticide Use Is Deadly to Aquatic Ecosystems ·        WorldFuture 2013 Recaps ·        Set of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Is Threatened by Sand …

SEC Votes to Lift General Solicitation Ban for Private Placements

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 Top Stories   SEC Votes to Lift General Solicitation Ban — Earlier today, the SEC voted 4-1 to lift the ban on general solicitation for private placements. The ruling creates a new kind of offering, called 506(c), that effectively allows companies (as well as hedge funds and …

One Spark 2014 Dates and Changes

One Spark 2014 Dates and Changes Thanks to everyone who supported the world’s first crowdfunding festival, One Spark 2013 was a huge success! It is on the heels of our banner inaugural year that we announce the dates for 2014 and some key changes that will ensure that One Spark …

Listen Up: How One Brand Learned That Greenwashing Is Never an ‘Ethical Choice’

                                  COMMUNICATING SUSTAINABILITY Listen Up: How One Brand Learned That Greenwashing Is Never an ‘Ethical Choice’     Behaviour change starts with listening. In recent weeks, a major global brand may have started listening …

New Net: PensionDanmark to invest $200m in Cape Wind

19 June 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet PensionDanmark to invest $200m in Cape Wind PREMIUM BT aims to slash end-to-end emissions by three times PREMIUM Denham seeds Endeavor Energy with $100m to develop African power projects View, formerly Soladigm, raises further $62m with Corning as lead investor Optimum Energy to scout …