General Electric

GE’s $200 million ‘Ecomagination Challenge’ interesting combination of innovation farming, social media

By / August 10, 2010

Not quite a month ago, General Electric, along with partners Emerald Technology Ventures, Foundation Capital, KPCB and Rockport Capital, launched a project (see video), called the Ecomagination Challenge, which would ultimately offer $200 million in venture capital for energy innovation ideas in the field of “digital energy market space.” (Ecomagination is GE’s brand for its…

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Brosnan added to revamped GE blog

By / January 27, 2010

GE recently overhauled its blog and its worth stopping by to see the goodies. The blog, called “Edison’s Desk,” looks great and promises to cover lots of news related to what GE is working on, including materials science-related topics. It also looks like the blog is going to cover stories outside GE that the staff…

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