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Investing In Rural Startups: Green Card Targeted Employment Areas (TEAs)

The Startup Magazine

But if you’re just looking into getting an EB-5 green card, you’ve probably seen two investment types: the usual $1,800,000 investment or the $500,000 to $900,000 TEA investment. Hawaii, California, Florida, Texas, Washington, and Minnesota place specific areas under the TEA designation.

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5 Green Start-Up Ideas for Entrepreneurs

The Startup Magazine

If you belong to the environmentally awake part of the society and you are done working for big corporations who are large polluters, then starting a small green business is the perfect option for you. Your start-up can inspire many prospective customers to go green as well as to raise awareness of other businesses so they would question their methods and offers. The most traditional green options revolve around solar energy. Green cleaning.

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How To Go Green on Your Next Building Project

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Green architecture and building methods are not as difficult to incorporate as they may seem. Former CEO of Starkey Construction, and Real Estate professional in Montgomery, Texas, Bill Starkey says it can be as simple as using renewable energy sources or sustainably sourced design materials.

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Green Franchise Taking The Industry A Notch Higher

Hearpreneur

Since we enhanced the product, adding 24/7 Service, automation, and Green Earth and a “we care” factor, we added Care Cleaners and the name is OXXO Care Cleaners. We are growing in Florida, Texas and the North East and we are also working with multiunit franchisees to expand the OXXO name though out. Businesses that take care of the environment are almost always bound to be successful.

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Texas State Team Wins Another Top Business Plan Competition

SiliconHills

SioTex, a startup spun out of Texas State University in San Marcos, has won another business plan competition. This time the team won the $10,000 Grand Prize at the 2014 American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute business plan competition. The team snagged the prize at the 18th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference in Bethesda, […] The post Texas State Team Wins Another Top Business Plan Competition appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Green Austin! April 19–20 Cannabis Event

Austin Startup

Those are the words of investor Bill Marcus of the networking business Green Table talking about the cannabis business as part of an interview broadcast Monday on the National Public Radio show Hear and Now. Featuring innovative content focused on startup opportunities in this fast-growing market, ACE begins at 10 am Thursday with a session directed at Central Texas founders and investors. “ Green Austin!

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Adding Value: How Solar Panels Help the Value of Your Real Estate

The Startup Magazine

Other solar panel giants include Nevada, Texas, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Florida. Co-working life Real Estate Technology carbon footprint disruptive innovation green energy ideas Innovation Investment markets renewable energy Solar panel solar panelsThese days, it’s become trendy to save the world. Entrepreneurs in renewable energy initiatives are making an impact with their disruptive innovations, particularly with ideas that change the way we both work and live.

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AdBm Technologies Lands $1.3 Million in Funding from CTAN and Others

SiliconHills

million in funding led by the Central Texas Angel Network. Other investors included Green Park & Golf Ventures as well as the Houston Angel Network and the North Texas Angel Network. Austin AdBm Technologies University of Texas at Austin AdBm Technologies closed on $1.3 “AdBm, a portfolio company of the Austin Technology Incubator’s Clean Energy Incubator, also recently announced a successful test of […] The post AdBm Technologies Lands $1.3

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Capital Factory + E-Capital Summit $100,000 Cleantech Investment Challenge

Austin Startup

While Texas is well known for our contributions to the traditional oil and gas industry we’re excited to partner with E-Capital on this investment challenge to help inform the public about all the great entrepreneurs and innovation occurring in Texas in the clean tech sector.” cleantech funding entrepreneurship green-energy newsIn recent years, the world has continued to improve energy usage, waste management, and reduce environmental pollution?—?with

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Happy 82nd Birthday Dad

Feld Thoughts

Ever since I was a little kid I can remember the outrageous green outfits with the green buttons and the green bangles and a bunch of other green things my dad would drag around each year on March 17th.

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Firefly LED Technology in Lobby of Austin Energy

Austin Startup

This green company is a product of Austin and Texas through out – with headquarters in Austin, and manufacturing in Texas, keeping and growing [.]. Cleantech Firefly LED lamp TexasFirefly LED Lighting is pleased to announce the recent installation of its PAR 20 LED lamps in Austin Energy’s headquarters.

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So Just Where will Jobs Come From?

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Texas. Texas did under Perry, we can count the jobs they move from one state to the other as new jobs. Public Policy, Economics and Entrepreneurship Alphas Green Bay Packers job creationSo just how can we create job growth that can lead us out of the Great Recession? The word we get from our politicians is that ultimately it is government actions that create jobs. A few examples: Pres. Obama in 2011: "We've got roads and bridges across this country. that need rebuilding.

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How To Enhance Creativity: Why Lady Gaga Works & Brainstorming Doesn’t

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Actually, It IS Easy Being Green This is one of my favorite techniques to enhance creativity. Japanese psychologists Seiji Shibata and Naoto Suzuki carried out controlled experiments in office environments in which they placed a green, leafy pot plant in front of or to the side of a person’s workspace. Again, this research was supported by experiments done by Robert Ulrich from Texas A&M University. For example, green clothes or green office supplies or equipment.

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UT Business students are fighting snakes with memes. Here’s why.

Austin Startup

Your first steps in going green doesn’t have to be expensive , as start-ups can take simple steps like using all reusable cups or adding some office-friendly plant friends. uShip was recently nominated for the Austin Best Place to Work award, which in part had to do with providing these locally-harvested greens from their very own building. Sarah worked as the science and technology editor at The Daily Texan and also as a writer at Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine.

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Do I need a PPM for my startup’s financing?

Austin Startup

All money is green and, particularly for early angel money, you need to be respectful of the expectations that angels bring to the table; even if they’re ‘off market.’ When anyone says there simply “isn’t enough money” available for startups in Texas, or markets similar to Texas, what they really mean is that there isn’t enough money flowing into tech companies. texas funding austin startupTL;DR : Legally speaking, probably not. Most tech startups never prepare one.

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8 Colorful Austin Locations to Take Your Headshots

Austin Startup

Sirens Salon Wall 4207 Medical Parkway, Austin, TX 78756 Tips: Colors: lime green, light blue, pink, orange Depending on the shot, may need to photoshop protruding pipes near ground Easy to access public parking near wall on Medical Parkway Sirens Salon: www.sirens-salon.com 4. headshots austin texas wisdom photographyWhy not inject your next headshot with a little more personality? Change it up a smidge? With color, you can do just that.

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To my European comrades : 5 reasons why you should consider Austin to start with the American Dream

Austin Startup

When I landed in Central Texas 11 months ago, I was far from expecting what I experienced in Austin so far. In Texas, and particularly in Austin where I live, I discovered a little heaven where life is as good as it gets. 2.The Southern Oasis Another cliché I believed about Texas concerned the supposed aridity and flatness of the state. Although that might be true in other parts of the state, Central Texas is anything but dry. You can also hike the Green Belt, a 7.25

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Austin, Meet Dallas

Austin Startup

I arrived in Dallas a little more than six months ago, April 1, to begin my new role at the University of Texas at Dallas. The program, overall, is a top 25-ranked entrepreneurship program in the country, right up there with our UT Austin and Texas A&M brethren. And, there have been active angel networks, including the North Texas Angel Network , or NTAN, Cowtown Angels , aka, the Ft. That’s something with which all Texas entrepreneurs can agree!

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Viewpoint: SXSW is almost here and Austin still waits for better WiFi

Austin Startup

Multiple wireless providers asked the city of Austin to develop a process that allowed for permitting and installation of “small cell” equipment that would provide additional network capacity and improve the wireless experience in crowded places like Zilker Park, downtown or on the University of Texas campus. Wireless providers are ready to improve network capacity as soon as they get the green light on the local level. tech texas austin sxsw news

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Austin’s acceleration as a smart city

Austin Startup

Smart cities efforts therefore have the opportunity to help address or mitigate the impacts of population growth via the increased migration into cities, aid with the transition to a renewable energy future, and construct a more resilient and green built infrastructure. smart-cities technology austin news texas

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Dell Medical School: a Catalyst for Austin Startups

SiliconHills

By TIM GREEN Special Contributor to Silicon Hills News In July, after several years of preparation and construction, the Dell Medical School started instruction with its first class of students. The school, students and the Central Texas Community are walking hand-in-hand not only for a medical education, but to change how health care and medicine […] The post Dell Medical School: a Catalyst for Austin Startups appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Female Founders! Pitch for a Fast Track into Capital Factory with a $100,000 Investment

Austin Startup

Capital Factory’s Texas Fund , in partnership with Beam Angel Network , Seven Seven Six Fund , and Golden Seeds (Houston) , is excited to announce the next $100,000 Investment Challenge at our 4th Annual Women In Tech Summit.

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Zero Marginal Cost Energy

Version One Ventures

A surplus of DERs already presents a massive challenge for grids from Texas to Germany, a problem colloquially known as the duck curve.

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Happy 81st Birthday Dad

Feld Thoughts

He loves the color green. Lots of people don’t realize that I grew up in Texas (did you know that 33.3% of the Foundry Group partners are from Texas?) My preceptor, Bernie Kleiman, knew Cecelia and I were considering Dallas, Texas as a place to settle. Cecelia and I have had a fabulous life in Dallas, Texas. My dad turns 81 today. He’s one of my best friends. And, a few of my other friends have a birthday today (happy birthday Dave.).

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What do your VCs care about and does it matter?

This is going to be BIG.

Joe Lonsdale of 8VC commented on CNBC that people are moving to Texas because it’s a “free state”—a free state for anyone except those who might be questioning their gender identity. Someone asked me yesterday whether or not I would ever consider living anywhere else.

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How Successful Landlords Approach Rent Collection

ReadWriteStart

Take Green Residential in Texas as an example. If a tenant was screened and placed by Green Residential and fails to pay rent at any time throughout their lease, the property management company reimburses any lost rent to the landlord.

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Latinitas’ Startup Chica Conference Inspired Girls to Turn their ideas into Business

Austin Startup

Latinitas’ 4th annual Startup Chica Conference presented by eBay took place Saturday, October 20th, at the University of Texas-Austin McCombs School of Business, Robert B. The business idea called “The Green Machine” took the win as they created a solution around environmentally friendly public transportation and earned a VIP experience at Capital Factory , the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas.

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Seed and Later Investments for Startups are Booming

Startup Professionals Musings

Texas is still struggling to hold the next position. Green Tech is still in a slump, with renewables leading the way. California (Silicon Valley), Massachusetts (Boston), NY, Washington, and Texas held as the top 5 states for venture capital in 2012, but overall, 38 states got in on the action. The number of startups getting seed funding in 2012 jumped by 65% over the previous year to a total of 1749, according to a recent report by CB Insights.

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30 Entrepreneurs Forecast Where Their Business Will Be In Five Years

Hearpreneur

With improving awareness of our services within the Texas market, we plan to be able to expand our team and establish the framework for our roots in DFW. Photo Credit: Rob Greene. Thanks to Rob Greene, Price of Meat ! #18-

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Home Office Decor Ideas Proven to Make You More Productive

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Consider painting your walls a pale shade of blue-green. Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin found that people perform tasks better and more accurately in a room with pale blue-green walls. Remote work has been on the rise since the pandemic began.

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30 Entrepreneurs Share Their Tips and Tricks of Staying Motivated

Hearpreneur

Thanks to Shaun Connell, Texas Divorce Laws ! #5- Photo Credit: Joseph Greene. Thanks to Joseph Greene, Trinidad Birding ! #19- When the going gets rough in business, you’ll need the motivation to keep moving.

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Meet MOD BIKES?—?New Electric Bike in ATX

Austin Startup

Electric scooters have opened people’s minds to a new mode of transportation, and electric bikes are the next step in greening up every-day trips and commutes. All new MOD BIKES models are designed and engineered by Co-Founder Dor Falu Korngold and inspired by bike culture in green-minded European cities like Berlin and Copenhagen where a majority of city-dwellers commute to work by bike. “I Meet MOD BIKES?—?New

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Episode 8: Profitable Business Growth With Kim Pollard

Mike Michalowicz

Kim continues her charitable works through her company Bookkeeper Girl, giving back to women’s organizations, education programs, and green initiatives. She is also a member of the Texas Women in Business, National Association of Professional Women, and Women Business Owners of Denton County. Kim continues her charitable works through her company Bookkeeper Girl, giving back to women’s organizations, education programs, and green initiatives. Show Summary .

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[US] The 10 Best Sectors That Are Boosting The Economy

YoungUpstarts

According to eWeek , India-based tech firms support more than 280,000 jobs in the United states, concentrated primarily in California, Michigan, Texas, and Illinois. This industry is responsible for creating a number of green jobs that are supporting not just the green economy, but the U.S. Experts point out that investment in green jobs lowers unemployment while also improving the U.S. It seems that the dark days of the recession are nearly behind us.

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April 21 Deadline for Austin A-List

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: April 16, 2017 If you are a Central Texas-based startup, then know that end of day on Friday, April 21 is the deadline to apply for Austin A-List. This project is spearheaded by the Austin Chamber of Commerce, with some assistance from SXSW. Click here to read the rules then nominate your new company (or the company of one of your friends) via this short form.

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22 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

When we started our business 14 years ago, we were based out of South Texas near the Mexican border. Our company name at the time was South Texas Saltillo Connection. As we began to grow, we decided to move to central Texas near Austin. It did not take long to realize that having the words South Texas in our company name created a lot of confusion. We did not want to isolate our reach to south Texas with people thinking we only serviced a south Texas market.

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Making a Difference Through Your Career

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Other up-and-coming (and more affordable) cities for tech careers include Raleigh, North Carolina, and Austin, Texas. Most people want to choose a career for more than monetary rewards.

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New Markets Mean More Than Just New Area Codes

YoungUpstarts

Many people picture Washington as a green, rainy state, but across the mountains on its Idaho border the state is actually quite arid. Texas, in its massive diversity, sprawls from a bayou-soaked eastern end to a temperate northern edge and truly desert western aspect. Every business aspires to move into new markets and conquer them, eventually expanding their reach to many corners of the globe. A business with a stagnant market is a business with a waning future.

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5 Must-Haves For Your Shopping Cart

YoungUpstarts

In addition to a seal on the checkout page itself, many SSL certificates will also adjust the display of the address bar so that a small, green lock is visible. Based in San Antonio, Stephen also works as the deputy director of the Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance. By Stephen Fontenot, Marketing Communications Specialist at Hostway Services, Inc. When it comes to offering a top-notch customer experience, one aspect of a retailer’s website is often overlooked: the shopping cart.

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Two Amazing Bar Charts: % Content Consumption, % Share of Search

Occam's Razor

Think of how difficult those questions are for Texas Instruments (or your website) to answer. " To think you just managed to get those little green bar's worth. Then the question becomes… where do you get this valuable orange-green graph? From there you can see how using Ad Share and Search Share I can create my own Orange-Green graph for Impression Share. You can create our orange-green graph from this data.

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Diversity Includes Disability

Austin Startup

Image Description: An artist installation of a super-large metallic wheelchair with black wheels and multi-colored spokes displayed in an open-air green, grass field with buildings shown in the background. As part of the Texas Startup Manifesto, you will promote diversity & inclusion all over the state of Texas, with an emphasis on Austin and Dallas. Picture Credit: Randy Lyhus for The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Blockchain is more than memes, wild price fluctuations and my old pal Elon’s tweets

Austin Startup

of Austin, Texas announces our Cold Chain solution, built for Trust and Transparency Though many blockchain-focused headlines lately have been more concerned with Dogecoin, enthusiastic bitcoin conferences and price fluctuations, most blockchains have real utility in improving existing processes.

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The LeanLaunch Pad at Stanford – Class 8: Key Resources, Activities and Expense Model

Steve Blank

This week the team started investigating whether the spectral reflectance curves of healthy green plants are different from weeds, and if so could an infrared Hyperspectral imaging camera be better suited than their current visible light camera for weed/plant recognition. This week they broadened the discussion with interviews with the city planner in Mariposa, Texas and the city engineer from Rapid City, South Dakota.