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Boeing Green

Hybrid planes for commuter flights said to be cleaner, cheaper Hybrid vehicles appear to be sincerely on their way from novelty to norm. Electric motors on aircraft are not entirely new, but the concept has yet to make real headway into the commercial market until this latest projection. Boeing’s mega-plant in Everett, Washington (the largest […]

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Rise of the Rest

On fourth tour, startup CEOs promote “flyover states” Revolution’s “Rise of the Rest” road trip is finishing off its fourth year in 2017, with former AOL CEO Steve Case spearheading the bus tours as a nationwide effort to work closely with entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems. The biannual tours champion the idea that “high-growth companies can now […]

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Run Forrest’s Circuits

New life for Forrest Mims’ classic “Engineer’s Notebook” The signature work of Forrest Mims, one of the most recognizable names in recent science, is now being brought to life in model form. Star Simpson, an MIT alum who was inspired into science by Mims’ work at a young 14, has used startup funding and social media word […]

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Time To Renew

Renewables, startups gain mainstream exposure Do regulations and unfamiliarity hamper small business owners, even in robust and growing market segments like renewable energy? Carla Walker-Miller, founder of energy services provider Walker-Miller Energy Services, took that question to MSNBC’s Morning Joe program this week. You can view the segment here; episode is Wednesday, June 8, and her segment appears at 39:00. […]

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A “Business Incubator”

Fostering startups at a Virginia innovation center Startups, including an emerging electric motor company, have used a unique Virginia site over the past seven years to nurture their businesses. It’s known as a “Business Incubator”. Its mission: “Produce financially viable and freestanding ventures in the community by providing start-ups with work space, mentoring, guidance, resources and business support […]

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