News tagged with entrepreneur

Shedding light on solar power

Everyone wants to save energy, but not everyone knows where to start. Grid Resources, a startup based out of the Centre for Urban Energy's iCUE incubator, is developing a new website that seeks to help homeowners ...

Nov 27, 2014
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Family financing is anything but foolish

Borrowing money from a family member or friend to start a business is often considered dangerous, both financially and emotionally, however new research conducted by an entrepreneurial expert at the University of Adelaide ...

Oct 31, 2014
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'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles

So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for surfing waves than the Web. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, ...

Oct 22, 2014
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Privacy groups take 2nd hit on license plate data

A California judge's ruling against a tech entrepreneur seeking access to records kept secret in government databases detailing the comings and goings of millions of cars in the San Diego area via license plate scans was ...

Sep 19, 2014
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Entrepreneurs aren't overconfident gamblers

Leaving one's job to become an entrepreneur is inarguably risky. But it may not be the fear of risk that makes entrepreneurs more determined to succeed. A new study finds entrepreneurs are also concerned about what they might ...

Sep 17, 2014
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Obama, inventors check out electric giraffe (Update)

If President Barack Obama is mingling with inventors, sooner or later there has to be a robot. On Wednesday, it was Russell, the 17-foot (5-meter) electric giraffe towering in the South Lawn of the White ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Google helps open new home for startups in Berlin

Internet entrepreneurs have received a new home in the German capital with the opening of the "Factory"—a workspace developed in partnership with Google Inc. that allows startups to innovate and collaborate under one roof.

Jun 11, 2014
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New digital music store to cater to theater fans

The digital age virtually wiped out specialty theater record stores where show-tune lovers could browse aisles bursting with cast albums and sheet music. Now some entrepreneurs are hoping to bring back such ...

Jun 02, 2014
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