Walkable Urbanism, ‘Ugly Fruits’ & Spain’s 15-M Movement

      Setting the Record Strait on the Legality of Seed Libraries Seed Law Basics, Using the Letter of the Law, Working Within Grey Areas, Crowdsourcing a Seed Law Library and Making New Laws! >> Read more Can Walkable Urbanism Boost the Economy?   A new study out of the George Washington …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:03 AM PDT Increasing uncertainty in the climate system compels a greater urgency for climate change mitigation, according to new research. Scientists have shown that as uncertainty in the temperature increase expected with a …

Green Buzz: Which energy resources are gulping down our water?

    In The Flow     Which energy resources are gulping down our water? By Kate Zerrenner Here’s what we can learn from Texas’s current approach to energy and water policy. …Read More       HP travels ‘modern Silk Road’ to cut freight footprint By Sustainable Business News …

TheCrowdCafe weekly: curated summary of crowdinvesting news

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #12 – June 16, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! •  Happy Sunday, All! Here’s this weeks’ curated summary of crowdinvesting news. Also, check out our updated database. I made a few changes to make it more user-friendly and useful. Specifically, it now supports filtering and search (e.g. equity platforms serving …

TheCrowdCafe weekly: A New Startup Financing Model and the Passionate Voices Behind It | Entrepreneur Magazine

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #10 – June 2, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! •  Hey all, Happy Sunday—hope you’re enjoying these last few weekends of Spring. Unfortunately, Summer got impatient here in New York. It’s scorching hot! Anyways, here’s a roundup of this week’s investment crowdfunding news. Give me a shout at [email protected] if you …

Union Square Ventures is Cornering the Crowdfunding Market

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Union Square Ventures is Cornering the Crowdfunding Market May 08, 2013 12:07 pm | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   As you’ve undoubtedly heard by now, CircleUp announced its $7.5 million Series A yesterday. Surpassing Funders Club’s $6 million “seed” round in October, this …

E This Week: More Evidence Environment Is Impacting Autism

May 05, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING More Evidence Environment Is Impacting Autism Evidence continues to mount that environmental exposures prior to pregnancy are contributing to rising autism rates. Most recently researchers submitted the results of three studies at the International Society for Autism Research conference in Spain, tying… Continue Reading …

TheCrowdCafe weekly:Crowdfunding’s Disruptive DNA: The Why, How and Who

Curated investment crowdfunding news, delivered weekly. TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #7 – May 4, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! • Selected Articles Crowdfunding’s Disruptive DNA: The Why, How and Who | TheCrowdCafe Crowdfunding is disruptive. But not just for the reasons we’ve heard ad nauseum. There’s more to it. Talking Real Estate Crowdfunding …

Civic App Turning Residents into Agents of change

From The Ground Up How a civic app is turning city residents into agents of change By Kristine Wong Communities across the U.S. are collapsing the gap between needed services and civic improvements through an innovative citizen-to-city communications system. …Read More Why we should enable the autocatalytic city By Benjamin …

Carson Beadle joins EMM Advisory Board

For-Profit Organizations – Current ·         Chairman, Executive Committee, Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, plus Finance, corporate governance, marketing. ·         Member, Advisory Board, SelectMinds, Inc., NYC     Non-Profit – Current ·         Chairman, co-founder, The Health Project, White House supported C. Everett Koop National Health awards. ·         Elected …