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GE ecomagination Challenge…and the Winners Are

Yesterday GE revealed the five GE Innovation Award winners in New York City: Icecode Technologies, GridON, Capstone Metering, Electric Route Systems and winFlex. The award winners received $100,000 each to get their products and services market-ready. In addition, GE announced 12 investments in start-ups with five of them being in the smart grid space. It … Continue reading

More on Sustainable Supply Chain Practices – IDC/UPS Survey Results

On November 16, The New York Technology Council hosted an event on high-tech supply chain management and logistics optimization. Charlie Covert, VP of Customer Solutions for High Tech and Manufacturing at UPS presented findings from a UPS sponsored IDC survey entitled “2010 Change in the (Supply) Chain” for which IDC interviewed senior-level decision makers at … Continue reading

When Investing in Start-Ups- Could Sustainability be the Icing on the Cake?

The New York Entrepreneur Week (NYEW) today had a very thought-provoking session on why investing in green works. Josh Wolfe, Founder of Lux Capital, moderated a panel of clean and green tech experts, including Micah Kotch, Director of NYC ACRE, Maria Gotsch, President & CEO of the New York City Investment Fund, Neil Chambers, Founder … Continue reading

Girismo interviews Dr. Anderson on the role of the Turkish IT sector for development

The following interview with Dr. Anderson was published on the Turkish blog Girisimo How is Turkish IT sector’s impression on developed countries? Turkish IT sector is still largely unknown to the developed countries.   It is mostly untested and invisible to the developed countries even though it has great potential for business.  Turkey has the growing well-educated … Continue reading