$500K Retrofit Housing Prize Competition Now Open for Team Registration

smart house 567

Competition will range from community groups, to corporate teams, to int’l teams

On Tuesday evening the Longmont City Council gave the green light to DaVinci Quest CEO Karl Dakin to proceed with the 2010 Smarter, Safer, Greener House Competition where teams from around the world will compete to retrofit existing homes to maximum efficiency. DaVinci Quest is now issuing an open invitation for teams to sign up to compete for the $500,000 prize.

Continue reading… “$500K Retrofit Housing Prize Competition Now Open for Team Registration”

0

‘Smarter, Safer, Greener House Contest’ Invites Teams to Design Environmentally Friendly Smart Homes

113009t1b

Steve Elliott is the first homeowner to volunteer to participate in DaVinci Quest’s proposed Smarter, Safer, Greener House contest

It’s a new concept.  It’s a big contest.  And it could be a tough sell.

But Karl Dakin, CEO of DaVinci Quest, hopes he can get the Longmont City Council on board with his company’s plans to launch a contest in Longmont that would drive innovation — and, eventually, economic development — in the green-building industry.

 

Continue reading… “‘Smarter, Safer, Greener House Contest’ Invites Teams to Design Environmentally Friendly Smart Homes”

0

Seed Capital Boot Camp – How to Find Investors for Your Business

Seed Capital Boot Camp - How to Find Investors for Your Business 

 Yes, there is still money out there for investment!

Seed capital is the early stage money needed to get most businesses off the ground. It is considered a high-risk investment, but one that can reap major rewards if the company becomes a growth enterprise. This type of funding is often obtained in exchange for an equity stake in the enterprise, although with less formal contractual overhead than standard equity financing.

Continue reading… “Seed Capital Boot Camp – How to Find Investors for Your Business”

0