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.”
Over 14 million garment workers around the world—including right here in the U.S.—make the fashion we wear each and every day. Have you ever thought about who made your clothes?
As a consumer, starting into the world of shopping ethically can seem overwhelming at first. That's why Erin Houston and her co-founder Emily Kenney founded wearwell—a subscription service that connects women with ethically-made clothes curated specifically for them.
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.
Last month, ten caregiving health tech finalists competed in AARP’s [email protected]+ LivePitch event in Mountain View, CA. (See our wrap of the event). The Longevity Network is delighted to be featuring one of these finalists per week in our Entrepreneur of the Week segment.
The meat-free lifestyle is having a moment, buoyed by soft-focus Instagram accounts, the clean-eating fad and this week's hotly debated protests.
New Zealand plant-based meat startup Sunfed Meats has taken wing in Australia as it rolls out its flagship chicken-free chicken in Coles stores across the country.
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.
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.
Brands are increasingly turning to the augmented reality space to create interactive and shareable campaigns via social media. Toronto’s AccessAR has positioned itself on the frontline of this new, blended reality.