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Enlightenment 2.0

There were so many high points at ScotSoft2013 yesterday. Intergalactic legend Vint Cerf being one, obviously; a statistically mind-blowing presentation on mobile by’s Principal Architect, Larry Cable; and the recognition and celebration of Scotland’s up-and-coming software talent in the

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Archangel’s looking for heavenly returns in energy efficiency

Every time you use NetThings® an Angel gets their wings. I couldn’t resist using a line from my favourite film to start this post about Ewgeco’s new energy management platform. If, like Clarence, Archangel’s are down the angelic hierarchy, Ewgeco

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There is no “nuclear winter” in clean tech.

This is the text of an article I wrote for Cleantech Investor Magazine. Published on 12th June, 2013. Venture Capital is broken. According to a report last year by the Kauffman Foundation; and this was certainly a talking point in

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Happy Birthday Big Blue

There’s a great book by Harvard Business School Professor Nancy Koehn called “Brand New : How Entrepreneurs Earned Consumers’ Trust from Wedgwood to Dell”. It’s a fascinating insight to the brand trust and longevity built up by six entrepreneurs: Heinz,

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