Archive for November 2009

Reuters: Cleantech Open Announces Winners

A California company that designed a personalized residential energy management solution for heating, ventilation and air conditioning won the business plan competition this year in the Cleantech Open. Selected from the 12 finalists, EcoFactor (www.ecofactor.com) will receive $100,000 in seed money and an additional $150,000 in business services. The Cleantech Open is a business competition…

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Video: Thousands rally for the Cleantech Open’s national winner…

Selected from the 12 finalists of the Cleantech Open business plan competition, the National Prize was awarded to EcoFactor (www.ecofactor.com). A finalist in the Cleantech Open California regional competition, EcoFactor entered in the smart power category, with a personalized residential energy management solution for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. The grand prize is valued at…

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San Francisco CBS Anchor Jeff Schaub to MC CTO event

The Cleantech Open has announced two new speakers, Marc Stanley and Jeffrey Schaub, to its all-star line-up for Tuesday’s Grand Expo and Awards Gala at The Masonic Center in San Francisco. Marc Stanley is deputy director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Jeffrey Schaub is the Green Beat reporter for CBS 5…

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Imposed Code of Conduct on The Online Community

The following comes from Florentina Chichita, with our Action Affiliate in Romania: As of December 1st 2009, bloggers in the US will be obliged to declare sums of money or goods received to blog about a product or service. The VIPs of social media will have to declare material benefits received to promote a company…

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Denmark: The Vikings are coming to San Francisco

America’s primary global advantage is entrepreneurial innovation. I believe that if you were to rank all nations for the output volume of quality innovative ideas and systems, Denmark would join the USA in the top 5 exporters of creativity worldwide. Then I check our twitter account for the Cleantech Open, a new client with an extraordinary…

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UK Telegraph: Adora Svitak Featured

The Private Lives of Very Clever People Adora Svitak joined particle physicists and other notable brains for a feature in the UK Telegraph which was then picked up by more newspapers than we care to count worldwide… “If you love something you become obsessed with it and then you eventually solve the problem. I discovered…

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