Alumni market sustainable stove
July 1, 2011 | The Dartmouth
An ecologically-conscious and affordable stove was developed by BioLite, a company run partly by Thayer School of Engineering alumni that specializes in energy-efficient products.
New Patents Expand SustainX Position
June 29, 2011 | Business Wire
“This cogeneration patent allows SustainX to expand the type of systems it develops, providing more market options,” said Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Vice President and co-founder of the company.
Rediscovering the art of log cabin building
May 29, 2011 | CBS News
Mo Rocca goes out into the country to find out where today's log cabin builders might be and finds a troop of Dartmouth students who school him in the fine art of log cabin building.
Tech Startup Uses Cell Phones To Root Out Counterfeit Drugs
May 17, 2011 | Forbes
PhD Innovation Program graduate, Ashifi Gogo co-founded Sproxil and decided to focus on Nigeria because the government is proactive about fighting counterfeit drugs, and the country has a strong cell phone culture and “a lot of swindlers.”
Dartmouth’s Women in Science Project Celebrates 20th Anniversary
May 17, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
The Women in Science Project (WISP) at Dartmouth celebrates its 20th anniversary. The celebration coincides with the annual Karen E. Wetterhahn Symposium, also celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
SustainX blows open funding round to add $5.6M
May 4, 2011 | Mass High Tech
SustainX Inc., an energy storage technology company based in West Lebanon, N.H., has bumped its recent funding round up by an additional $5.6 million and added new backer General Catalyst Partners to the investor mix.
The battle against counterfeit drugs
April 4, 2011 | CNN
CNN's Christian Purefoy reports on how mobile technology is helping to identify counterfeit drugs. Featured is PhD Innovation Program graduate, Ashifi Gogo, co-founder of Sproxil, Inc.
The Midas List: 2011’s Top Tech Investors
April 1, 2011 | Forbes
Thayer alums and board members Scott Sandell and Terry McGuire are #5 and #29, respectively, on Forbes's list of Top Tech Investors of 2011.
Six Students, One Summer and a Resurrected Log Cabin
April 1, 2011 | Popular Mechanics
When a Dartmouth College junior found his canoe club’s cabin had burned to the ground, he didn’t take it lying down. Instead, Greg Sokol recruited five fellow students, who together became chainsaw masters and learned the ancient art of fitting logs in a sweat-soaked summer of rebuilding what was lost.
Acumen Fund Invests in Sproxil, Inc. to Combat Counterfeit Medicine Using Mobile Technology
March 22, 2011 | Acumen
Acumen Fund, a nonprofit global venture fund addressing poverty in South Asia and East Africa, today announced an investment in Sproxil, Inc., a company that provides a Mobile Product Authentication™ (MPA™) solution that enables consumers to verify that the pharmaceutical product they are buying is genuine.