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A Startup Transforming Waste Wool to Green Building Gold

December 3, 2011

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Lamb at Amelia Trust Farm

Priscilla Burgess has spent most of her career managing software and internet projects for mega-corps such as Cisco and GE.  Like many of us, she began to wonder if there was more to life, if there was some way that she could pay the bills and yet still create products that helped society.  On a […]

What next for electric vehicles?

November 28, 2011

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One of the downsides of working with emerging technologies is that you never quite know how they’re going to fare until they hit the marketplace.  There’s no good rule of thumb to estimate people’s reaction to something they haven’t even considered before. A good example is electric vehicles (EV), a vehicle that is charged from […]

Posted in: Energy

Real Assets Junkie Goes Social!

November 22, 2011

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In these straitened times, it’s always exciting to be able to announce a little growth, and Real Assets Junkie is fortunate to be expanding to two great blogs: –Seedstock.  The folks at Seedstock provide a unique platform for sustainable agriculture bloggers; their 20 contributors profile start ups, farms, urban agriculture and university research projects.  They’re […]

How D’you Make a Local Food System?

November 22, 2011

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At a recent event, I got chatting to a delightful rancher couple about their Facebook page.  Though they recognized its importance to marketing their grass-finished beef, they’d never actually seen Mills Ranch’s Facebook page and weren’t entirely sure what it was.  “We know it’s on the computer, but our granddaughter takes care of it” they […]

Posted in: Agriculture

Can Local Stock Exchanges Overcome the Valley of Death?

November 10, 2011

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Whenever you see a venture capital or investment banking presentation on the development of a company, it starts with two guys working on their smart idea in a garage, progresses to funding from angel, venture capital, private equity groups before reaching the utopia of listing on a public stock exchange, preferably either the NYSE or […]