Data, data, data. It’s said to be the new currency. What is it telling you? How are you tracking it? Does it matter?
Bacteria may light up the future. Glowee, a start-up company based in Paris, France, is developing bioluminescent lights to illuminate shop fronts and street signs.
The most wonderful time of the year is just about here, whether we’re ready or not — but what the Earth is definitely not ready for is the impact the holiday season has on it.
“Safety is the biggest barrier for people who don't cycle,” British entrepreneur Emily Brooke tells Forbes. “You could be lit up like a Christmas tree, but if you’re caught in a vehicle's blind spot you can't be seen.”
When I caught the toaster on fire as a kid, I stood still, unable to make a quick decision about how to handle it. My mom ran into the room, extinguished the flames and barely winked. I thought it was some superpower only moms had.
Mental Canvas is not the first software that attempts to save the act of sketching--we have seen 3D "sketching" tools such as SketchUp, as well as applications that simply simulate sketching on paper, such as Morpholio's popular range of sketching apps.
The following applies to entrepreneurship: people learn by doing. By making mistakes or doing things differently next time, a company can flourish. In Lesson learned, entrepreneurs share how they themselves have become wise through damage and shame. This week: Founder of iLost Hanneke Stegweg keeps her goals in focus by dancing away from everything.
Yelitsa Jean-Charles fired off the fateful tweet this past weekend from an unsuspecting place: an air mattress on the floor of her recently acquired—and not yet completely furnished—Detroit apartment.
Can a pair of socks help those with diabetes avoid foot amputations? That’s one of the ideas behind Siren, a company that’s building smart, washable fabric wearables — the first of which is a pair of socks meant to help those with diabetes monitor their foot health and detect dangerous injuries early. They’ve just raised an $11.8 million Series B to help get it done.
This month, Black Girl Sunscreen (BGS) secured a $1 million dollar investment from a private female funding source.
Women’s coworking startup The Wing has launched a new initiative to support female founders.
Evrnu founder and CEO Stacy Flynn is on a mission to reinvent the fashion industry with technology that turns garment waste into new raw materials...
Ingvill Kerob har funnet et av de største hullene i tekstilbransjen. Nå trenger hun fire millioner kroner til reparasjon.
24-year-old company founder receives $100,000 award from UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
As We Are Now was born from founder Anette Miwa Dimmen’s desire to create a new kind of lifestyle brand with a holistic approach to fashion, lifestyle, design and sustainability. Having worked for ten years in an international design and manufacturing agency, Anette saw a gap in the market for a brand that connects feminine aesthetics and values with smart products and innovative fabrics.
I have always been entrepreneurial from a young age when I was selling Longchamp bags on eBay in 2002 as I knew that there was a demand and they were cheaper to import from France than buying from David Jones.