Impact Investing

Smart Phone Birding App Makes Birdwatching/Bird Identification Easy.

Push play to hear Jeff Simeon share his smart phone bird alerts system and app that will make wild birds identification easy and revolutionize birdwatching. A recent graduate from UCSB’s Bren School, Jeff Simeon earned a Master’s degree in Environmental…

Startup America Spawns Local Successful Entrepreneurship

Push play to hear about Startup America and its local empowerment for small business and entrepreneurs to be successful. Startup America got its roots when, in January 2011, President Obama called on both the federal government and the private sector…

Green Building: Recycled Compressed Straw Board Ranks High with USGBC.

Push play to hear Tim Evans of Stramit USA introduce the newest green building solution providing a negative carbon footprint along with a myriad of other construction and environmental benefits. Stramit USA, a company utilizing Stramit UK technology, has introduced…

Crowdfunding: A New Twist for Funding Science and Inspiring Change

Push play to hear how crowdfunding is changing the way science communicates and gets funding. Dr. Jai Ranganathan and Dr. Jarrett Byrnes, two conservation scientists and ecologists, share their inspiration for SciFundChallenge, the new crowdfunding website for scientists. Although funding…