Where Einstein Meets Edison

Design in entrepreneurship: essential or a luxury?

Design in entrepreneurship: essential or a luxury?

Oct 29, 2012

  What is the role of design in improving the world we live in? This was the central question at the annual “A Better World by Design” (ABWxD) conference, hosted by Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) last weekend. While some may associate design with beautiful buildings or intuitive software interfaces, conversations at ABWxD...

Building Energy Audits: In The Field Or Virtual?

Building Energy Audits: In The Field Or Virtual?

May 16, 2012

Cleantech investors have high hopes for the nexus of software and energy—sometimes dubbed “cleanweb,” a term coined by Sunil Paul of Spring Ventures—after disappointing returns on many cleantech investments. Although companies in renewable energy generation and storage are critical for our energy industry to change, innovative software combined with...