Startups

Tunapanda Institute: How One Startup is Tearing Down Barriers to Education in Kenya

Tunapanda Institute is an example of how the ingenuity of talented minds makes a way through any difficulty and barrier....

Even in the World of Coding, Mother Knows Best

Erica Peterson is many things, among which are a graduate in animal science and nutrition, a mother of two, and an entrepreneur. For her work as founder and CEO of Moms Can Code, a membership-based community...

Small Shops, Big Dreams: Sokowatch Delivers Goods to Mom and Pop

When we're shopping, we usually don't think about how or when products are ordered and stocked. Most times the items we need are available to us and if they're out of stock, they're likely to be...

Peapods: Meaningful Interaction in the Digital Age

Since the beginning of time, human beings have dreamed up creation after creation geared towards one specific thing: a heightened capacity for communication. Smoke signals, as one of the oldest forms of long-distance interaction, were used...

Custom Star Maps Let Your Favorite Memories Shine

There are a thousand minute details that we unconsciously store in our memories during the moments we realize will change our lives forever. For some, these might include the song playing on the night their future...

Drift Away with Aromarest's Smart Sleep Technology

As a result of the current global political climate, I find myself struggling to sleep at night. Binaural beats, pillow mists, and WikiHow "How to fall asleep" articles make up only a segment of...

The Importance of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is the process by which an individual or team identifies a business opportunity and acquires and deploys the necessary resources required for its exploitation. The entrepreneur then uses the opportunities identified to develop new products...

A Startup Empowering Refugees with a Hand Up

The large increase in people fleeing their homes to seek protection and asylum abroad has been coined a "crisis" since the summer of 2015. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)...

This App Lets You Take Your Nudes and Keep Them, Too

It's been almost four years now since the infamous hacking of Jennifer Lawrence's private cloud-based photo reel, which, as many will remember, resulted in a crude plastering of naked photos of the Hunger Games actress right...

Learn How to Cook from Home with Happy Chef

Everyone who knows me knows that I love to cook and experiment with different foods. Even though I like to experiment with different recipes, I always feel like I’m making the same things, or when...

Business is Blooming at UrbanStems Bouquet Delivery

The gift of a bouquet of flowers is among the most ancient gestures of forethought and affection, with a long history of flower arrangement in all corners of the world leading up to it. The oldest...

Japanese Tech Giant Eyes Global Expansion with the Little Guys

It is said that when you are down, the only way to go is up. Conversely, when you are at the top of the food chain, the only other way to go is down. It would,...

The Future of Fabric is Super-Strong Spider Silk

In a previous article, I promised no more hideous alliterations... but this one is pretty good, so it doesn't count. Ready to hear about something awesome? Great! Let's begin. What's stronger than steel but softer than...

Theories of Entrepreneurship

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Create Custom Customer Profiles with Jetlore

I know that alliteration was hideous - the article is better, though (no intentional alliterations included!). If you're a long-time shopper or business owner, you've likely noticed that the approach various businesses take to client management...

Startups to Watch Out for at CES 2018

The year has barely begun, and opportunities for startups to showcase their edge are already pouring in. The Consumer Electronics Show began on the 9th of January 2018 and continued until the 12th. After more than...

Kliq will Guide You to a Career that Suits You

Choosing a college major and eventual career path is probably one of the most stressful things someone will go through in their young adult life. It’s even harder if you have no idea what you’...

Impaired, Not Helpless: How One Startup is Rethinking Disability Assistance Technology

When someone mentions the word disability, you likely don't think about things like needing eyeglasses or having arthritis. This is because perceptions of who is and isn't disabled are heavily influenced by how common an issue...

It's Time to "Plant the Planet" with JOACHIM's Eco-Loving Clocks

It seems like a lifetime ago that, standing in the near-darkness of the kitchen of my family home, I last squinted my eyes to check the time as told by the clock that hung over the...

How One Startup is Turning Clean Streets into Fat Wallets

Last week, we talked about efforts to repurpose waste into affordable housing. This week's startup has a similar goal in mind. In Haiti, much like the Mexican city we mentioned in last week's article, improper waste...

Rothy's is Helping the Environment, One Pair of Shoes at a Time

Do you ever stop and wonder how much of the typical plastic we use becomes waste that pollutes our environment? I will admit, this is not something that has crossed my mind, often if at all....

TrendKite is Making Public Relations a Breeze

TrendKite specializes in public relation analytics and is here to help you read the minds of the people you want to reach out to....

This AI Creates Your Brand's Aesthetic for You

Establishing a business is the ultimate juggling game. Between planning out finances, selecting a business structure, acquiring licenses and permits, and choosing and registering a company name, there are balls aplenty in the air - sometimes...

Go Green and Autonomous With IOTomation Ecotech

There has been a concentrated effort to realize the dream of 90 smart cities in the last two years. This effort is part of the Indian government’s larger plan of creating smart cities. But this...