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.
This month, Black Girl Sunscreen (BGS) secured a $1 million dollar investment from a private female funding source.
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.
From hair creams, puddings, gels, and everything in between, when it comes to natural hair care, it’s not very difficult to find a variety of hair products to cater to your specific needs.
Gulnaz Khusainova is currently the Founder and CEO of EasySize, a data-driven company disrupting fashion e-commerce. Originally from Russia she moved to Copenhagen to start her current company, Easysize. Prior to Easysize she was a founder of 2 tech startups in e-commerce and big data (with the first company founded at the age of 19).
Aheda Zanetti, the Lebanese-Australian inventor of the swimsuit, said officials in more than a dozen French beach towns seeking to prevent women from covering up have misconstrued the purpose of the bathing suit.
One in every two FTSE 100 executive appointments over the next year will have to go to a woman if the UK is to meet targets to tackle the gender imbalance across British business by 2020, a report has warned.
Luckabox, a logistics startup founded by two women, takes a customer-driven approach to online shopping deliveries, connecting retailers, shoppers and independent carriers (typically bike couriers) with a streamlined and flexible shared platform. The Uber-style model is easy to understand, yet innovative enough to have won the first ever European Supply Chain Startup Contest.
You've bootstrapped. You've angel-ed and accelerated. You've won grants. Now you need big money to scale, and it's soul-crushing.