What is the FiReStarters program?

Now in its thirteenthth year, the FiReStarter program annually showcases up to 12 businesses – top startups or companies with new startup technology – chosen by the Strategic News Service (SNS) for world promotion at FiRe, based on nominations by trusted SNS strategic investment members.

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2014 FiReStarters



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    Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:24:00 -0700

    Robot (NASDAQ:IRBT) shareholders beat the market last month as their stock rose 14% compared to a 1.8% boost in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The move ...

  • Why the 'father of the internet' is worried about 5G

    Thu, 02 Jul 2020 08:39:00 -0700

    Vint Cerf, the “father of the internet”, fears 5G networks will erode consumer privacy because they are designed to give telecommunication providers much more control over how we use the world wide ...

  • Ex-alarmist disputes climate narrative in new book

    Wed, 01 Jul 2020 19:13:00 -0700

    Environmentalist Michael Shellenberger got off to a rocky start with his book launch when Forbes deactivated his column apologizing for the “climate scare,” but the magazine may have done him a favor.

  • What Kelp Forests Can Do for the Climate

    Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:12:00 -0700

    Sixty years ago, Tasmania’s coastline was cushioned by a velvety forest of kelp so dense it would ensnare local fishers as they headed out in their boats. “We speak especially to the older generation ...

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