Archive for May, 2010

A Truly Concrete Business Plan

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s entrepreneurship competition, the M.I.T. 100k, gave a new venture, C-Crete Technologies, top honors and a $100,000 cash prize on Wednesday night. One of 204 initial competitors, the company advanced to the finals through a year-long…

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Stanford team wins MIT Clean Energy Prize with new solar material

C3Nano, Inc., a company founded by Stanford University students, has won the 2010 MIT Clean Energy Prize for the development of a new transparent electrode material, which, it is claimed, will make photovoltaic solar panels both cheaper and more efficient.

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Stanford team wins $200,000 in MIT contest

A four-member team from Stanford University that created a film coating for electronic screens won a $200,000 grant and first prize yesterday in MIT’s third Clean Energy Entrepreneurship competition.

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