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New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter. ("In the best teams, members listen to one another and show sensitivity to feelings and needs. Crash Course Psychology, Career Inspiration, Leadership Development, Team Building, Teamwork, Ny Times, Workplace, Teaching, Illustration

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team (Published 2016)

New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.

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Are Shipping Containers the Future of Farming?

The startup Freight Farms is using repurposed freight containers and LED lights to grow acres’ worth of produce in a fraction of the space

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U.S. Tech Funding - What's Going On? - Andreessen Horowitz

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3 pitfalls that can sink any crowdfunded hardware startup – TechCrunch

You might have noticed something puzzling if you’ve been keeping an eye on the crowdfunding space: A large number of seemingly promising crowdfunded hardware startups fail to deliver. The list of high-profile stumbles includes Zano, Kreyos and Jolla, to name a few. Then there are campaigns like the…

Bill Gates, the ‘Impatient Optimist,’ Lays Out his Clean-Energy Innovation Agenda Bill Gates has recruited a batch of billionaires to invest for the long haul in search of big advances in nonpolluting energy. Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power, Sustainable City, Education System, Bill Gates, Sustainable Development, Environmental Science, Global Warming, Ny Times

Bill Gates, the 'Impatient Optimist,' Lays Out his Clean-Energy Innovation Agenda

Bill Gates discusses the investment and research efforts he’s pursuing to energize societies without overheating the climate.

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Crowdfunding is Debt

Kickstarter, Indiegogo and other crowdfunding platforms are often misunderstood. It definitely isn’t investment: It’s debt. Hardware startups struggle to manage their cash. It’s common to pay for large expenses (like tooling and inventory) 9–12 months prior to selling your product. This is why pre-

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Informal settlements are producing their own resiliency efforts, and cities could learn a lot. Structure And Function, Climate Change Effects, Slums, The Neighbourhood, Challenges, Community, Urban, Cities, Design Concepts

How might urban slum communities become more resilient to the effects of climate change?

Let's develop solutions that support communities as they adapt and transform to meet the challenges of climate change.

Indiegogo acquires assets of Celery to keep selling crowdfunded winners – TechCrunch Sell Your Stuff, How To Raise Money, Celery, Meant To Be, Neon Signs, Competitor Analysis, Startups, Tech News, Game

Indiegogo acquires assets of Celery to keep selling crowdfunded winners – TechCrunch

Indiegogo wants to step out of Kickstarter’s shadow by embracing commerce beyond crowdfunding. That means helping sell pre-orders and finished products from entrepreneurs who are done raising money. So today Indiegogo announced it’s acquired select assets of Celery, the “pre-comme…

People are divided over whether personal fundraising is intrusive and vain, or a vital sharing of responsibility. Christmas Deals, Christmas Presents, Xmas, Fundraising, How To Make Money, Politics, People, Change, Sun

The Politics of Crowdfunding a Hobby—or a Honeymoon

People are divided over whether personal fundraising is intrusive and vain, or a vital sharing of responsibility.

Target and Indiegogo team up to get crowd-funded wares to retail - When you back a project on Indiegogo, Kickstarter or any other crowd-funding site, chances are you’ve never seen the product you’re. Tech Gadgets, Experiment, Open House, Crowd, San Francisco, Target, Faith, Retail, How To Get

Target and Indiegogo team up to get crowd-funded wares to retail | Engadget

When you back a project on Indiegogo, Kickstarter or any other crowd-funding site, chances are you've never seen the product you're putting your faith (and cash) in the flesh.

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Civic Tech Brings Power And Positivity To The People – TechCrunch

People have long had a complicated relationship with their governments -- a tension that is often exacerbated by government policies and processes that cannot keep pace with today’s on-demand culture. It doesn’t have to be like this. The tech community -- especially those working in civic tech -- k…

What might you learn if you analyze 14 years of city-specific funding data? How To Be Outgoing, Innovation, Learning, City, World, Studying, Cities, Teaching, The World

A City-Based Visualization of Funding Flows

Humans have always associated innovation with place — from Florence to Silicon Valley. However, research on the geographic distribution of venture capital, insights necessary for progressive cities…

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Can Equity Crowdfunding Save Capitalism?

Imagine a world where a small community business can turn its own customers into investors through the internet; where medical startups can invite the in...

WIT's Northern California Chapter learned all about crowdfunding at their recent networking event at Indiegogo. Host Alexis Cordesius, Indiegogo's Director of Social Innovation & Design, shared the many benefits of a crowdfunding campaign in addition to cash in the bank—such as raising awareness, validating a concept, gauging demand and ... Northern California, Innovation Design, Raising, Campaign, Concept, Learning, Studying, Teaching, Onderwijs

WIT's Northern California Chapter learned all about crowdfunding at their recent networking event at Indiegogo. Host Alexis Cordesius, Indiegogo's Director of Social Innovation & Design, shared the many benefits of a crowdfunding campaign in addition to cash in the bank—such as raising awareness, validating a concept, gauging demand and ...

Headed to the playa this year and want to fundraise for your creative project? Here are 5 tips for crowdfunding for Burning Man. Community Building, How To Wake Up Early, Shut Up, Burning Man, Things To Come, Creative, Projects, Inspiration, Tips

Burning Man Crowdfunding and Community Building

The time has come and playa fever is upon us. It’s when we dust off our bikes, wake up early for build days, and bring everyone together to embark on a new creative project. When it comes to bringing these amazing installations, camps, and art… read more