News tagged with entrepreneurs

Solar leader sees bright future

Zhengrong Shi, an engineer turned entrepreneur, has become one of China’s richest citizens by betting heavily on the future of solar power. In a talk on Tuesday at MIT, he outlined his vision for how ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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IPO spotlights Twitter co-founders

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, who sold blogging platform startup Pyra Labs to Google a decade ago, will cash in anew when the hot one-to-many messaging service hits Wall Street.

dateOct 06, 2013 in Business
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Silicon Valley to boost clout in Washington

For years, Silicon Valley companies wanted as little to do with Washington as possible. Hiring lobbyists to promote and protect their interests was about as far as they went. But a new generation of technology entrepreneurs ...

dateMar 30, 2013 in Business
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Israeli high tech adjusts to Asian challenge

(AP) -- It's well known that the emergence of India and China is casting a shadow on the developed economies of Europe and North America. Less famous is the challenge facing Israel: With the Jewish state having quietly prospered ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Team delivers development aid via cell phone animations

A farmer in Niger learns how to protect his crops from insects. A resident of Port-au-Prince or a rural Haitian village learns how to avoid exposure to cholera. An entrepreneur in Mali gets step-by-step instructions ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Other
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