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).
Lesley Pennington started Bemz eight years ago with an ingenious idea: to produce a range of covers to fit Ikea sofas and armchairs, allowing people to put a personal spin on ubiquitous pieces.
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.