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L ong gone are the days when simply knowing that bitcoin exists was enough to put you on the cutting edge of financial thinking. As the cryptocurrency economy matures, professionals — even those just dabbling in the field — actually need know what they’re talking about.
Today, the Digital Currency Council launches to create a "professional standard" for workers in this emerging area. And ...1 hour ago
B oston-based Oasys Water aims to build a global company by using novel technology to turn some of the world's most toxic waters into clean, valuable resources.
Tapping into a $10 billion market opportunity, the venture-backed startup expects revenue of up to $10 million this year — its first year of commercial operations — and the company could go public as early as 2017, said CEO Jim ...3 hours ago
R ichard Branson, Virgin Group founder and ubiquitous LinkedIn presence, looks like the kind of guy who enjoys long walks on the beach. Indeed, he enjoys them every morning on his own private island, Necker, in the British Virgin Islands.
You can add “drone flights on the beach” to the list with Branson’s investment in 3D Robotics, an open source commercial drone company founded by Chris ...3 hours ago
T here’s an open casting call for a new reality show designed to follow several entrepreneurs through their crowdfunding journey.
“It’s ‘Shark Tank’ meets ‘American Idol’ meets ‘X-Factor’,” said Mark Grimes, founder of the Portland coworking office Nedspace and one of the people behind the show.
Grimes, and business partner Perry Gruber, are creating the show to offer an ...3 hours ago
J eff Sopp has turned from real estate IT to health IT with his latest software venture Privit.
Privit makes a single, secure digital record replacing annual health questionnaires on paper to participate in sports. About 100,000 athlete records have been entered since this spring, but even a fraction of the high school sports market would mean millions of subscriptions to the cloud-based ...5 hours ago
More than 2,400 legal marijuana dispensaries have set up in the United States, according to marijuana analytics startup Leafly’s September State of the Leaf report. Of those, there’s little surprise that such mainstays as California, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon, are at the very top of the list. But what is surprising, is that the list rounds out with Michigan and Arizona, until recently, ...5 hours ago
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