Silicon Valley is investing in climate tech, again



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The Big Idea

Silicon Valley lost billions of dollars investing in clean energy a decade ago. Now it’s back for more. Is it the next big boom, or bust?

Here’s the TLDR to our field guide on climate tech’s second shot.

Here’s Why

1⃣ Silicon Valley is abuzz over “climate tech,” startups dedicated to reducing emissions and pulling greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere.

2⃣ However, the clean tech boom a decade ago didn’t go very well.

3⃣ A new financing ecosystem has emerged and is trying to avoid the mistakes of the last boom.

4⃣ Critics say Silicon Valley is merely a distraction from the challenge of spending trillions of dollars to deploy mature technologies like solar, wind, and batteries.

5⃣ But this one is personal for many startup founders.

The Details

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Ontario investing $1B over 6 years to improve internet, cellphone service

The Ontario government is committing nearly $1 billion over six years to improve and expand broadband internet and cellular access across the province.



Doug Ford et al. standing next to a person in a suit and tie: Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced an additional $680M for internet and cellular service across Ontario during a visit to Minden on Wednesday.


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Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced an additional $680M for internet and cellular service across Ontario during a visit to Minden on Wednesday.

In the village of Minden on Wednesday afternoon, Premier Doug Ford announced an additional investment of $680 million on top of $315 million announced in 2019 to support the province’s “Up to Speed: Ontario’s Broadband and Cellular Action Plan.”

“Reliable, high-speed internet is no longer a luxury, it is necessary for everyday life,” said Ford. “It allows people to bank, shop, learn to get their news or watch their favourite movies and we take that for granted.”

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Ford says providing high-speed internet to communities like Minden, about 100 kilometres north of

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Buying Bitcoin ‘Like Investing In Google Early Or Steve Jobs And Apple,’ Predicts Wall Street Legend And Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones

Bitcoin has come a long way in the ten years since it was created but, for some, it still feels early.

The bitcoin price, climbing to year-to-date highs this week and recapturing some of the late 2017 bullishness that pushed it to around $20,000 per bitcoin, has found fresh support from Wall Street and traditional investors this year.

Now, Wall Street legend and billionaire Paul Tudor Jones, who made headlines when he revealed he was buying bitcoin to hedge against inflation earlier this year, has said buying bitcoin is “like investing with Steve Jobs and Apple
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or investing in Google early.”

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The Investing Online Report – ROFX to go Public in 2021: Announces IPO

What is ROFX

ROFX was started in 2009 by a group of expert software developers and forex traders who were looking to launch an automated trading platform.
ROFX was started in 2009 by a group of expert software developers and forex traders who were looking to launch an automated trading platform.
ROFX was started in 2009 by a group of expert software developers and forex traders who were looking to launch an automated trading platform.

Austin, TX , Oct. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As per the The Investing Online Report, volatility in the forex market is nothing new as it is regarded as one of the most volatile markets in existence. The global forex market is an ideal place for traders who like volatility, which makes the perfect opportunity for ROFX technology users to profit. 

ROFX which is a reputed name among online trading platforms, recently not announced that the company is planning to go public in 2021 via an Initial Public Offering.  But the news of this IPO has broken the

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