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.”
A busy entrepreneur-about-town in her 30s, Claire Yan was tired of damaging her heels in Shanghai’s urban jungle and not having access to a decent shoe repair service. Where once you could have found a little cobbler’s shop in every neighbourhood, today Shanghai’s high commercial rents and gargantuan shopping malls have forced older artisans out, replaced by fashion boutiques and… shoe shops! With China’s expanding economy, the market has shifted to a more consumerist approach. “People stopped valuing the services of good cobblers, preferring to throw shoes out and buy a new pair instead,” says Claire
In an interview with Insights Success, Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and Co-Founder of TIPA®, elaborates on her impeccable approach on giving back to society through innovative technology. Today, the world is in need of avid leaders who take initiative in offering services to create a better society to live in, and Daphna is a perfect example.
Creative startups are scaling to unprecedented levels through the use of AI, AR, VR, and blockchain. These and other advanced technologies are fueling the growth of traditional industries such as architecture, arts and crafts, marketing and advertising, media and publishing, R&D, software and computer games.
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).
Pakistani startup SheKab has been selected as one of 12 startups to join the Norway-based Katapult Accelerator. Some of the other startups selected for Katapult this year include Sensewaves from France, OTTAA from Argentina, Needslist and ImpactMapper from the USA, and CodersTrust from Bangladesh.
23 per cent of riders reportedly stated that they would have travelled by car had they not cycled with Beryl, in an end of trip survey – amounting to 23,000 avoided car journeys.
Elina Berglund says her Natural Cycles app has worked for her. Now her focus is on the US, where women’s healthcare is a political battleground
As phishing becomes ever more sophisticated, two-factor authentication is essential although it’s a despised practice. Authentication-as-a-service provider, Futurae, aims to remove the annoyance factor for a ...
Virgin Money is on course to be the only FTSE 350 firm with an all-female leadership cast after the bank confirmed it is in talks to appoint Irene Dorner as chairman.
When I interviewed Jeannie Ringo, founder and CEO at Funding U, I remember what Larry Keeley, president and co-founder at Dublin Group, and managing director at Deloitte Consulting told me — men and women innovate differently.