The $100 Million Giveaway – VCs Share Their Ideas

Business 2.0 has a cool article that asks a handful of VCs what they want to invest in. These VCs have funds allotted to these ideas, so if you have a prototype that matches one of them, send an email to the relevant VC. The mix this year is less web-centric than last year's article on the same topic. I take that as a good sign. Sometimes I feel like business blogs view anything non-web as a waste of time, but there are still plenty of places to make money outside of the Internet.

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    It is known, that conductivity of aluminium at temperature of liquid nitrogen in 10 times greater, than at a room temperature.
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