South Africa’s CrashDetech App Can Save Lives

South Africa’s CrashDetech app was designed to detect car accidents. The app utilizes a smartphone that will be used to detect impact. The app will detect the impact, call an agent to request emergency dispatch and even pinpoint your location. The app is designed to reduce wait times following an accident. Less wait times will save lives. Global Road Safety Partnership states that accidents kill a person every 30 seconds.…

A List of Effective Strategies to be More Productive when Working from Home

Working from home is a dream for many people – and some may argue that when it comes to traditional office jobs, working from home is bound to be the future for everyone. However, though there are many conveniences, it’s not always as easy as it seems. It requires some discipline, and most importantly of all, it requires proper time management if you want to get things done. Yes, you…

How Big is the Hospital Medical Supply Waste Problem?

How Big is the Hospital Medical Supply Waste Problem?

Medical supply waste costs Americans billions of dollars every year. Soaring health care costs caused the average person to spend $9,990 on their annual care costs in 2015. In the 60s, people spent $146 per person on health care. When adjusting for inflation, people in the 60s spent 4% of their earnings on health care, while people today spend 6% of their earnings on care costs. Healthcare costs are expected…

If Gluten is the Villain, Could a Common Virus Be the Cause?

There was a study recently about the potential trigger for celiac disease, a condition wherein a patient becomes unable to tolerate foods that contain gluten and must make the switch to a gluten-free diet. According to the study, a common virus could be the cause of celiac disease. Gluten can do a lot of damage to the digestive systems of people suffering from celiac disease. It causes their immune system…

Cleanweb Startups Make Their Debut at Start Demo Day | Xconomy

Cleanweb Startups Make Their Debut at Start Demo Day | Xconomy

Check out the killer recap of our successful #cleanweb Demo Day held at Start Houston last week!  Texas is becoming a powerhouse for #cleanweb innovation and based on the success of the event, we can only imagine what the future holds for this new wave of companies truly having impact in their communities and our planet! We even had an after Hours Steak and Story time with Joseph Kopser of…

Join the Cleanweb movement as we top 2000 members globally!

Christmas has arrived early as we’ve just exceed 2,000 members signed up from 22 countries in our first nine months operating as “The Cleanweb Initiative.” Ho! Ho! Ho! Thanks to our founding sponsors: Sunil Paul (Godfather of Cleanweb), Bill Weihl of Facebook, The American Clean Skies Foundation and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Thanks also to Chris George, our Community Catalyst, for bringing it all together! We’re working to inspire legions…

Stanford Energy Data Jam!

Hello from Palo Alto! If you haven’t heard, Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy is hosting a #cleanweb #DataJam! Here’s the basics: What energy challenges are best served with data, and what data sets are available for these applications? Adam Rein of Mission Point Capital will outline the most promising opportunities from a VC’s perspective. Ian Kalin, Director of Open Data at Socrata and a former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow,…

Cleanweb Israel – If you don’t know about it, you should!

I’d like to share a very cool letter from our friends in Israel! They are growing something really special halfway across the globe and we couldn’t be happier with the efforts they are putting forward to grow the “Cleanweb Revolution!” Thank you so much Raphael and Barak! Dear Member of Cleanweb Israel, Thank you for joining the “Cleanweb Revolution”. “Cleanweb Israel” is all about helping entrepreneurs, innovators, and enterprises to…

Ridescout Cleanweb Spotlight

With today being a monumental day for #cleanweb, #sharingeconomy, #ridesharing, you and me, it is only appropriate that we bring on yet another #cleanweb company spotlight. First off, why is today so exciting for all of us at HQ and in the community? The California PUC has identified “transportation network carriers” (TNCs) as a credible marketplace, legal and free to operate as an equal competitor class to the cab, limo,…