Climate Crisis: Extinction Rebellion

Continuations

Tell the truth: Government must tell the truth by declaring a climate and ecological emergency, working with other institutions to communicate the urgency for change. Change politics: Government must create and be led by the decisions of a Citizens’ Assembly on climate and ecological justice.

Press Release: Impact Hub Joins Pact for Impact Summit 2019

Impact Hub

This Global Alliance is created to face the many social and ecological challenges of today and of tomorrow — including climate change, the fight against poverty, precariousness and inequalities, migrations, healthcare, among others. Pact for Impact Conference 2019 marks the beginning of the Global Alliance for a social and inclusive economy.

Create a More Sustainable Future: The 2019 class of Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy

TechStars

Their agroforestry analytics and project development tools support farmers in the design, implementation, and management of tree-crop systems to increase farm profitability and ecological capacity.

Founders from MIT With a Plan to Change How We Grow and Eat Food

Both Sides of the Table

Tack on the challenges with land, bee population decline, heavy use of ecologically destructive fertilizers and pesticides and extreme food waste and this adds up to a real global challenge. . In our industry we always talk about funding big ideas or funding things with more meaning.

LaunchPad Lift Spotlight: May West

TechStars

The more they researched the plant, the more fixated they became on the ecological implications of milkweed as well. Highlights of student-led ventures participating in LaunchPad Lift, part of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars entrepreneurship program.

Innovative businesses that support local communities

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Juliana has dedicated herself to supporting the environment and developing a vision to “generate an ecological and sustainable awareness through a new form of design.”

Why Yelp should pay attention to not shooting itself in the face (and what ripping off Foursquare and taking big money from Elevation mean)

This is going to be BIG.

Undoubtedly, that kind of strategy will actually work against Yelp in today’s ecology. Back in July, I wrote a piece called “ Why Yelp (…and every single retail establishment) Should Support Foursquare ”.

10 Key Buildings in the Brooklyn Innovation Community

This is going to be BIG.

menagerie of creative entrepreneurs occupies the seven-story building, now known as the Metropolitan Exchange, or MEx, including biotechnologists, ecologically minded architects, organic fashion designers and even miniature-cupcake makers.

Hacking Innovation Education in New York

This is going to be BIG.

If schools are going to participate in the growth of NYC’s innovation ecology, they’re going to have to change the way they operate, or they’re going to get lapped and left behind. Business plan competitions are the air guitar championships of the startup world. This is the case when the requirements of these events don’t actually include building a real business or product.

Five common misconceptions about building a startup in New York City

This is going to be BIG.

Just because there are a lot of startups living off of a certain ecology in a city doesn’t mean you can’t build a different kind of company in that place.