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Startup lands $11 million to help grocery stores turn food waste into organic fertilizer

Brian Valentine, former Microsoft and Amazon.com executive and others have helped Wiserg, a Redmond startup to raise $11 million. The Start up is looking to convert food waste into organic fertilizer.  36 more words

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Built By A Parkinson’s Sufferer, MyHealthPal Tracks Symptoms, Creates Research Data

Managing our health via apps and devices is slowly becoming the norm. One such Start-up called MyHealthPal, has launced an iOS app with an analytics platform that enables people with long-term health conditions to manage their condition. 15 more words

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Obamacare spurred 90 healthcare startups, report says

The Affordable Care Act has driven a rush in entrepreneurship with more than 90 new healthcare companies that have been created since 2010, many with venture capital funding and many aimed at bringing hospitals and physicians software and management services to adapt to new Medicare and insurance payment models. 31 more words


Reflections from student entrepreneurs

I’m glad to report that overall, our pedagogical approach to teaching entrepreneurship at Sprott School of Business (Carleton University) is working well and bearing fruit.   404 more words


Investors Are Drooling Over Two New Craigslist Competitors. One Might Raise $100 Million.

Two new start ups OfferUp and VarageSale, have a similar mission to take down craigslist. Both these companies make mobile apps that people use to quickly buy and sell stuff from other people who live in their towns.  43 more words

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So, I haven’t updated much lately. It’s not that I haven’t had anything to post about. Far from it, actually. In addition to knocking a few new races off of my list (Mardis Gras 5k and 408k), I’m in the process of changing jobs and also just got engaged. 95 more words


Come on over!

Hey y’all! I’m moving my blog over to my new page, The Scribbly Scribe. I’ve still got quite a bit of work to do, updating pages, revamping, and writing, but I am really excited. 73 more words