I'm going to try something new here on the green skeptic. Each Friday, I'll post links to a group of articles and posts of interest over the past week or so. Let me know if you find this useful and I'll make it a regular feature.
First up, Heidi Moore on Tesla's IPO: False promises for clean tech: http://bit.ly/dxIWTN
Joise Garthwaite writes about Who to Know and Where to Start with Greentech in China on Earth2Tech: http://bit.ly/cE3BQL
and TechCrunch reports on the Cleantech Group's initial Q2 numbers: CleanTech Venture Investments Total $2 Billion In Q2, Exits Reach More Than $8 Billion.
Two companies I've advised, BlackGold Biofuels and Southern Bancorp, finished 3rd and 4th, respectively, in Business Week's America's Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs: http://bit.ly/docH6R
Three great posts for entrepreneurs from Fred Wilson, Andy Swan, and Hugh MacLeod:
First, Fred's "Six Slides" post: http://bit.ly/aJIQSj
and Andy's advice: Work backwards, from the customer to the company: http://bit.ly/cr04a2
And Hugh's newsletter featured one of his great cartoons on entreprenuership today: gapingvoid
Finally, W.S. Merwin, a champion of the natural world and its enduring bounty, will be named the 17th U.S. Poet Laureate: http://nyti.ms/cCKvPO
Have a great holiday weekend everyone (in the US, anyway) and enjoy it safely.