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2013-03-13 23:00:09

Save Energy Systems was selected as one of two start-ups to each receive a $50,000 convertible note investment, based on the decisions of participating entrepreneurs. (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Save Energy Systems, Inc. http://www.saveenergysystems.com today announced that it was awarded $50,000 of investment capital in the Village Capital/VentureWell accelerator program that culminated during the SOCAP:Soul (social capital) event at MIT on March 9, 2013. The intensive peer-based Village...

2013-01-28 19:45:55

In today´s society, there is a significant imbalance in the function of the care of the elderly. While the population ages more and more, the social mechanisms set up to perform the care function of the elderly are unable to meet this demand. Today, the mechanisms correspond to four spheres: the family, the welfare state, the market of private institutions, and the so-called community sphere. “Why has this imbalance come about?” As Etxezarreta explains, “at a given...

2013-01-08 05:02:23

Digital Media and Online Tools will Level the Playing Field in Capital Markets Minneapolis, Minn (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Patrick Donohue, co-founder of INVESTyR (http://www.investyr.com) has released his capital markets predictions for the New Year. Donohue predicts money in business will experience major changes in the coming decade as our economy moves to digital currencies and cloud based software that will forever change how business owners get investments into their companies. Top 5...

2012-12-21 05:02:38

Teams with X PRIZE Foundation, Singularity University and Others to Grow Impact Investing Los Angeles (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Crowdfunder (http://www.crowdfunder.com), one of the first online platforms that enables businesses to raise funds through a social network, today announced the launch of its Social Enterprise Hub. The hub will serve as a community on Crowdfunder for social entrepreneurs and investors to connect around the growth and funding of for-profit social enterprises,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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