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Octo­ber 22, 2015 — by Kather­ine Tweed|Greentech Media: The com­pany plans an expan­sion into Rwanda and seeks to reach 1 mil­lion homes in Tan­za­nia by 2017. Off-​​​​Grid Elec­tric closed a Series C investment […]

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June 2, 2015 — New York State Governor’s Press Office: Lead­ing National Trade Pub­li­ca­tion Declares Buf­falo Billion-​​​​Funded Project as 2014 Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment Project of the Year Gov­er­nor Andrew M. Cuomo today […]

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UrbanSitter CEO Lynn Perkins On Raising $23M To Grow ‘OpenTable For Childcare’

By Clare O'Connor
July 27, 2016

Lynn Perkins founded Urban­Sit­ter in part to solve her own prob­lem: she had twins sons and wanted a social life.   Lynn Perkins, cofounder and CEO of Urban­Sit­ter, an on-​​​​demand […]

The 35 coolest CEOs in Silicon Valley right now

Business Insider
By Biz Carson, Emmie Martin and Julia Naftulin
July 15, 2016

Com­pany: Juicero After years in stealth mode and roughly $120 mil­lion in fund­ing, Juicero, the com­pany behind the “Keurig for Juice,” finally launched in March. The coun­ter­top cold-​​​​press juicer churns out 8 ounces […]

Advanced Microgrid Solutions Gets $200M From Macquarie to Finance Aggregated Energy Storage

Greentech Media
By Eric Wesoff
July 11, 2016

Aggre­ga­tion could be the killer app for stor­age. Susan Kennedy, CEO of Advanced Micro­grid Solu­tions, has observed, “The entire elec­tri­cal dis­tri­b­u­tion sys­tem is designed around a sin­gle premise: You cannot […]

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