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.”
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.
Chaymeriyia Moncrief, a tech entrepreneur from Alabama and founder and CEO of the prepaid wireless carrier, Tesix Wireless™ Network, has launched the “first black woman-owned smartphone brand.”
– Fremstillinger av mangfold i norsk barne- og ungdomslitteratur har økt de siste 40 årene, men hvordan oppleves mangfold i barnelitteraturen i dag?, spør Michelle A. Tisdel.
Every May, as the mercury rises and thousands of tourists descend on Barcelona, car-sharing app SocialCar is typically bombarded with a flood of requests.
Patricia Scanlon clearly wouldn’t put herself in the cohort of tech entrepreneurs who lose sleep about raising investment from grasping venture capitalists. SoapBox Labs, the speech recognition technology company she founded in 2013, has just landed $6.5m (€6m) in series A funding, but she shrugs off the achievement.
Kim Gamez knew she had a winning concept for a startup within the first six months of launching Mi Padrino, an online event-planning platform for Hispanic traditional celebrations, such as quinceaneras (girls’ 15th year birthday parties), weddings, baptisms and more.
When these Latinx entrepreneurs looked at the landscape of wellness, beauty, clothing, books and even stickers, they saw a gap in Latinx representation — and an opportunity to fix it.
San Francisco-based Siren, a medical device maker company has developed a technology through which it is making smart, washable fabric wearables, has announced picking up $11.8 million as part of Series B financing. The round has been led by Anathem Ventures with participation from names like DCM, Khosla Ventures, 500 Startups, and Peter Thiel's Founders Fund.
I met Shontay Lundy through a quick DM! She is beautiful and smart, most of all an advocate for sun-care. Yes, sun-care for women of colour. I live for summer and it’s so important to protect my maturing melanin.
Fulcrum Capital is an investment advisory company led by three women who share the same goals — to deliver investment returns to clients while making a difference in the lives of women and girls.
The idea for Jamela A. Acheampong’s U.K.-based nude shoewear brand Kahmune was birthed out of her own futile search to find clothing and shoes to match her darker skin tone.
A rebel’s approach to the rules of book publishing seems to be working for Elena Favilli, founder and chief executive of Rebel Girls, a Santa Monica-based independent publishing house that has built a brand through empowering girls and women to follow their dreams.