SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
Will a lack of financing stifle Berlin's startup scene?
June 11, 2013 11:19am |
Intel's venture capital arm has created a $100 million fund to finance projects and startups developing tech to give your computing devices the ability to see, hear and feel like people do.
3 | June 5, 2013 12:48pm |
MEXICO CITY -- A lender sees opportunity in offering credit to low-income college students. But will they be able to pay?
3 | June 4, 2013 3:00am |
Finance chiefs in the tech industry are receiving hefty rewards for minimizing taxes and improving profits. In some cases, like over at Apple, the CFO makes considerably more than the CEO.
May 9, 2013 8:17am |
The South African native is challenging the legacy rules of U.S. power generation and financing, seeking to make clean energy as cost-effective as electricity generated by fossil fuels.
6 | May 7, 2013 3:00am |
Demand for software developers is through the roof, and organizations are also seeking financial and marketing types to propel the business.
2 | December 11, 2012 3:14pm |
While military action dominates headlines, a less explosive war is being fought in cyberspace.
November 19, 2012 7:45am |
World Bank proposes funding for a long envisioned station along the mighty Congo River that could one day deliver the equivalent of about 30 nuclear reactors.
7 | June 10, 2013 9:16am |
Crowd Supply launches today, providing financing, online selling, shipping.
2 | March 20, 2013 4:33am |
FedEx will open up its SenseAware service -- which uses sensors to track a shipment in real time -- to all industries.
January 23, 2012 9:55am |
Although the economic climate is rough, more banks, funds and institutions are putting the triple bottom line -- people, planet and profits -- at the center of their business model.
October 10, 2011 4:00am |
In 2010 alone, the financial services giant arranged more than $4 billion in funding, including school energy-efficiency projects and community-centric renewable energy investments.
3 | July 13, 2011 3:03am |
The German beer industry is worried that natural gas extraction could ruin the purity of German beer.
38 | May 29, 2013 6:42am |
Homeowners would be more into clean energy projects if they would work out the financing part of the equation, according to Pike Research.
6 | February 14, 2011 5:44am |
A partnership between ITT and Nexa Capital creates the NextGen Equipage Fund to aid airlines in avionics overhaul.
June 20, 2011 2:00am |
Google Ventures has made an investment in CoolPlanetBiofuels, an 18-month-old startup firm that specializes in the conversion of biomass and agricultural waste into fuel.
March 18, 2011 6:33am |
A new white paper commissioned by the American Institute of Architects points out the advantages of raising money from "the crowd" to finance bridges, skyscrapers, and other large projects.
3 | February 5, 2013 6:33am |
Online personal finance service Mint announced that it is doubling the number of financial institutions it works with to some 16,000 banks, credit unions, loan providers and investment firms.
1 | April 19, 2010 11:12am |
What will it take to finance (safely) the building retrofits that make up a smart city? CPC in New York offers a work-in-progress.
1 | January 19, 2010 6:12pm |
Supercomputers and new transmission infrastructure guarantees financial trading that's faster than ever before. Is it a smarter market, or is Wall Street playing with fire?
7 | January 3, 2011 7:35am |