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The Impact of OTEC
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Jeremy P. Feakins Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC) can sound like very confusing terms. While their processes may … Read More

OTE: Innovation for Future Generations
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I am committed to helping people in tropical and subtropical regions of the world achieve life-sustaining independence. I have a clear and compelling vision to empower millions of these global citizens by bringing renewable energy... Read More

OTEC For Developing Countries
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Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) For Developing Countries: Clean Power and Water for Drinking, Fish-Farming, and Agriculture Without the Use of Fossil Fuels Read More

Life on the Farm
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As an Entrepreneur, once you have enjoyed some success with a business (or two) that you’ve founded, directed and managed … Read More

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act Opportunity Zones: A Program to Help Economically-Distressed Communities Attract New Investment
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by Jeremy P. Feakins Opportunity Zones are designed to spur economic development by providing tax benefits to investors. First, investors … Read More

Living Green Community – OTE Ecovillages Offer Environmentally Friendly Living
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by Morissa Schwartz   Green products, sustainability-conscious diets, and a wider range of choice for vehicles have all offered the … Read More

Why Puerto Rico Needs Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC)
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by Jeremy P. Feakins   “Puerto Rico has the best location, natural resources, and market conditions to build and operate … Read More

Funding can be a big hurdle for minority business owners
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By Jeremy P. Feakins “In the current financial environment, access to capital is as much an issue today as it … Read More

Prioritizing Health in Urban Planning
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by Jeremy P. Feakins   Can an urban planner promote health for a city’s future citizens? Dr. Maria Neira, the … Read More

Sanitation In Developing Countries: An Important Investment
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by Jeremy P. Feakins   Sanitation has been improving worldwide since 1990, but 2.3 billion people still lack access to … Read More

Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health
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The World Health Organization (WHO) is holding its first global conference on Air Pollution and Health on October 30-November 1 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Climate Change & Health Systems On Small Islands
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By Jeremy P. Feakins   On March 21-22 of this year, key stakeholders from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of … Read More

How EcoVillages Could Change The World
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by Jeremy P. Feakins Our planet today is an ever-changing world consisting of complex weather patterns and environmental issues that … Read More

Celebrating World Water Day 2018
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By Jeremy P. Feakins It’s the 21st century, and Earth faces more water crises today than ever before. Because only 3% … Read More

The Impact of OTEC
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Jeremy P. Feakins Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC) can sound like very confusing terms. While their processes may … Read More

The International Entrepreneur Rule is Back – For Now
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Immigrants may now apply for temporary residency under the International Entrepreneur Rule – but will applications remain open?

$50.0 Million Capital Raise Legislation for Smaller Firms Passes the House
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By Jeremy P. Feakins Even though Washington seems disorganized and chaotic, the US House of Representatives recently approved the Improving … Read More

Building an Advisory Board That Works!
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Advisory boards can be built to provide advice, and help with strategy, marketing, business, legal, and financial issues.

The OTC Markets: Supporting Early and Later Stage Public Companies
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The OTC Markets is an exciting financial marketplace for businesses of all sizes. Many entrepreneurs and business owners don’t know enough about it.

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) Lists as a Public Company on the OTC Markets Exchange
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Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation has merged with TetriDyn Solutions, Inc. (TDYS) and is now publicly traded. What does this mean for the company?

Give Companies Easier Access to Public Markets
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If we want growing companies to go public, we need our public markets to be a competitive source of growth capital. A few simple rule changes would make it possible for companies to sell shares directly into the public markets.

A New Year’s Message for Entrepreneurs: Perseverance
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By Jeremy P. Feakins “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive … Read More

Swipe Left or Swipe Right? Finding the Right Partner Online
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Raising capital online is emerging as an exciting, innovative new way for companies to access capital directly from investors.

OTE: Innovation for Future Generations
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I am committed to helping people in tropical and subtropical regions of the world achieve life-sustaining independence. I have a clear and compelling vision to empower millions of these global citizens by bringing renewable energy and fresh water to them with a spirit of ethical and compassionate business practices.

Professionals Share The Best Career Advice They’ve Ever Received
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Most professionals can trace their success back to a simple word of advice.

Ten Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming an Entrepreneur
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“Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience. It can offer numerous advantages such as being your … Read More

Office Casual is the New Black
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If you’re supposed to “dress for the job you want, not the job you have,” why not don a hoodie and jeans à la Mark Zuckerberg?

PR Strategies for Startups: What’s Most Important?
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By Jessica Santini     You’ve come up with an innovative business model, developed a star-studded team, and now you’re … Read More

5 Steps To Achieving Work/Life Balance
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In a society where cellphones, emails, texts, and social media provide a 24/7 connection, it can be a challenge to peel yourself away from your job.

How This Entrepreneur Saw Her Business Through Tough Times
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Baltimore-based Shea Radiance almost went under, but CEO Funlayo Alabi was able to turn the ship around, Forbes reported.

Calling All Entrepreneurs: Your Government Needs You!
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“The Small Business Administration’s Office of Government Contracting & Business Development works with federal agencies to award at least 23 … Read More

This Entrepreneur Created a Coding School for Syrian Refugees
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When Anne Kjaer Riechert observed an influx of Syrian refugees in Berlin, she saw an opportunity instead of a problem.

Lancaster’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
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In a city that celebrates small businesses, Lancaster, PA is recognizing local entrepreneurs.

It’s Never Too Late to Reinvent Your Career
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“Revival does not come without the hard work of self-reflection, stripping away self-perception, standing naked in front of your fragile self and determining a meaningful course forward.”

This Web-Based Program is Helping Immigrants Obtain Legal Citizenship
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The idea for SimpleCitizen came into effect the way most brilliant ideas do: out of personal experience and a need for a better way.

OTEC in Paradise: The Philippines
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by Jose Lejano, M.D. Click here to read the original article Paradise Legend has it that the Republic of the … Read More

Climate Change & Small Islands, Part 2: The U.S. Virgin Islands
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“Drought ranks as the single most common cause of severe food shortages in developing countries, so this is a key … Read More

Building a Board of Directors: My Top Ten Tips
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“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” ~ John F. Kennedy In every company in which I have been … Read More

Reflections on ‘Brexit’
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  “I’m confident that the United Kingdom is committed to an orderly transition out of the E.U. One thing that … Read More

Climate Change & Health
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by Alan S. Peterson, MD The heat accumulating in the earth (mostly in the oceans) because of manmade emissions into … Read More

Cooking: A Hobby Entrepreneurs Can Enjoy
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“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”  – Virginia Woolf As entrepreneurs, if you … Read More

Don’t Make These Mistakes as an Entrepreneur
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As any entrepreneur can attest, there is a lot to do when starting your own business.

Check Out This Brewery’s Unique Business Model
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Collective Arts Brewing Ltd. is one of Canada’s top 10 craft brewing companies.

Entrepreneurs and the Fear of Failure
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The United States is less accepting of failure than other countries.

Proof that you’re never too young to think like an entrepreneur
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Taylor Rosenthal is ready for the big leagues.

This High School Kid has a Million Dollar Business
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This 16 year old entrepreneur hooks up DJ Khaled and Chris Brown with exclusive sneakers.

Top 10 Tips For Starting A Business
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“I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” Steve Jobs As … Read More

My Top Tips For Pitching Your Business
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“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Will Rodgers You’re at a cocktail party and start … Read More

Is the Tide Turning Towards Renewable Energy Investment?
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“We have entered a new era of clean energy growth that can fuel a future of opportunity and greater prosperity … Read More

2016 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Should Know
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“Social media is not just an activity; it is an investment of valuable time and resources. Surround yourself with people … Read More

Top 5 Travel Tips for the Entrepreneur
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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you … Read More

Invest In Who You Know — Part 1
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by John Katovich – HuffingtonPost.com Click here to read the original article There’s an old saying that you should “invest … Read More

Climate Change & Small Islands, Part 1: American Samoa
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Climate Change, specifically sea-level rise, directly impacts small island islands such as the small island of American Samoa.

OTEC For Developing Countries
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Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) For Developing Countries: Clean Power and Water for Drinking, Fish-Farming, and Agriculture Without the Use of Fossil Fuels

Taking Your Company Public Through the SEC’s Form 10
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  “Known as the ‘General Form for Registration of Securities’, Form 10 is used to register a variety of securities … Read More

OTEC For Developing Countries: Clean Power & Water
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“For OTEC, the state of development is such that cost estimates can be provided, indicating that under certain scenarios, cost-competitive … Read More

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Approves Title III of JOBS Act, Equity Crowdfunding with Non-Accredited Investors
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This sets the stage for equity crowdfunding to continue its exponential growth over the next 3-5 years, on top of the existing market for accredited investors.

Going Public on the OTC Markets – An Open, Transparent, Financial Marketplace
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Tweet For some entrepreneurs, a way to provide liquidity for both company founders and investors is to take a company … Read More

Small Business Administration: Helping Businesses Grow & Prosper
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Tweet The U.S. government offers many tools to help small businesses build their potential to compete successfully in the U.S. … Read More

A Major Financial Institution Warns About Climate Change
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Just based on the facts alone, how can anyone deny Climate Change? It seems that every other week, another major … Read More

Taking Your Company Public
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Tweet What does every growing business need? Money. And these days, finding that money is becoming more and more challenging … Read More

Amazing video of Supermoon Eclipse – September 27, 2015
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Tweet Skywatchers Capture Dazzling Shot of Rare Supermoon Eclipse  

Why the U.S. Is A Great Place for Business
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Tweet For decades, the United States has attracted millions of foreign investors, businessmen and businesswomen. Immigrants are found to have … Read More

How to Hire a Consultant – And What to Do if it Doesn’t Work Out!
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  If you are an entrepreneur with a fast-growing business, finding the right consultant is no easy task. Whether you … Read More

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) – More Proof That OTEC Technology Works!
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Regular readers to my blog know that I am Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE). … Read More

A New Puppy Arrives At The Farm
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With little fanfare, in the late afternoon of Friday, August 28, 2015, a new puppy arrived at the farm. Duke … Read More

Finding Investors for Your Business
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At every stage of your young company’s life, there will be a need to raise money. Raising money from investors … Read More

Renewable Energy Key To Future
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We can be a renewable energy leader! The United States of America has been a world first on many fronts – … Read More

My Favorite (Royal and U.S.) Navy Sayings – And How They Originated!
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Tweet Having served more than seven years in the British Royal Navy, it’s interesting to discuss with ex-US Navy and … Read More

Dressing Like an Entrepreneur
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My Top Ten Tips for: Dressing Like an Entrepreneur – Clothes Make the Man (and Lady). Years ago, many Entrepreneurs wore … Read More

Developing a Truly Sustainable EcoVillage
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Tweet Developing a Truly Sustainable EcoVillage – A Residential Caribbean Island Community That Will Prove Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) … Read More

President Obama will release America’s Clean Power Plan
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BREAKING: On Monday, August 3, 2015, President Obama will release the final version of America’s Clean Power Plan — the … Read More

Baha Mar Financial Battle Won’t Derail Innovative A/C Project
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As I always say: “The Life of an Entrepreneur is a Roller Coaster of Elation and Disappointment.” This article describes … Read More

Life on the Farm
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As an Entrepreneur, once you have enjoyed some success with a business (or two) that you’ve founded, directed and managed … Read More

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion – A Technology Whose Time is Now!
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In the autumn of 2013, a conference was held at the University of Borås, Sweden where the technology known as … Read More

Regulation A: Funding Opportunities for Start-Up and Early Stage Companies
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Raising capital is the hardest part of starting a new business. Historically, fundraising from friends and family (known as ‘Angels’) … Read More