Cleantech Investment in Illinois Tops $45 Million in 2013

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Cleantech Group™, provider of the i3 market intelligence platform and global consulting services, today announced preliminary 2013 results from its i3 data product. The firm reported that in Illinois, clean technology venture investment during 2013 totaled $45,537,437. … Continued

Chirpify Lets Viewers Buy With Hashtags

Marketers now use social media expertly to “engage” audiences? But, whilst such schemes are good top-of-funnel branding mechanisms, what about sealing the deal with an actual purchase? Chirpify is a start-up hoping to close that circle, by letting consumers buy … Continued

Leading the Way With Natural Gas

PRESQUE ISLE: The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC) is among the nation’s alternative energy pioneers. A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital, TAMC’s largest facility, is the first in the state and the second in the country to convert its heating and cooling system … Continued

How Chirpify is Cashing in on Twitter

Chris Teso, an ad guy relocated from Boston to Portland, spotted opportunity where some might dread to look: stuff his relatives sold online. “They were active on Etsy and Craigslist,” he recalls, “and when they posted something for sale, they’d jump … Continued