14 robotics projects receiving funding from ARM

Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) has selected eight technology projects and six workforce development projects resulting from ARM’s first formal project call that was announced in October 2017. The 14 ARM projects have been selected for funding and will kick-off in the coming months, pending final contract negotiations. It’s expected that about $5.4 million in total... Continue Reading →

We Wanted Safer Banks. We Got More Inequality

A few years ago, one of Karen Petrou’s banking clients gave her an unusual assignment: It wanted her to write a paper laying out “the unintended consequences of the post-financial-crisis capital framework.” Petrou is the co-founder of Federal Financial Analytics Inc., a financial services consulting firm in Washington that focuses on public policy and regulatory... Continue Reading →

How A Startup Could Save America’s National Parks

Parks Project is a new outdoor lifestyle brand with a sole purpose: save the U.S. national parks. After a weekend volunteering in the Santa Monica mountains, friends Keith Eshelman and Sevag Kazanci were struck by the challenges facing America’s underfunded and underappreciated national parks. Inspired by their time working for social enterprise company TOMS, the... Continue Reading →

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