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,…

The Great Cleanweb Beijing Hackathon

Cleanweb is growing, and growing fast! Last July, among many events and exciting notes, the Great Beijing Cleanweb Hackathon took place at Microsoft’s campus, organized by the Beijing Energy Network. Here’s a short recap of the weekend! Thanks everyone! On a hot day in July, nine people from four continents sat around a table and discussed what they could do for Beijing’s environmental woes. They were taking part in the…

Pondering metrics for the Cleanweb leadership network

While we’re not operating a marketplace per se for Cleanweb, we are taking the same approach as Josh suggests below to build the global network facilitators and partners. Chris and I do consider them family and each and every one of them are folks we would hang out with outside of Cleanweb business. In the past couple days I’ve had chats w two successful marketplace entrepreneurs. I was amazed to…

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT – WegoWise

UPDATE: On my last trip to DC I stopped by 1776, an incredible innovation center in the heart of DC, to connect with Craig Isakow of WegoWise and see what was cooking in the capital city. After hearing Craig’s personal story and the process of joining the company, I felt compelled to share with the community some of the incredible companies and great things happening in DC on the #cleanweb…