As funds that focus on health and happiness (Social Starts) and delightful moments (Joyance Partners), we see food and drink as fundamental. After all, health starts with food, not only in terms of survival and nutrition but increasingly as an active mediator of biological or microbiome processes that underpin proper body operation. And, food and […]
Researchers estimate that 32M Americans have some form of food allergy and within this segment, approximately 17.5% are under the age of 18. With the number of people with allergies on the rise, there has been a surge of interest to understand the science of food allergy prevention and early detection. One of the best […]
Seven areas that can help startups land more enterprise customers. A must-read for anyone working at an enterprise startup.
Recently, I was on the phone with a large multinational corporate investor discussing the applications for robotics in the energy market. He expressed his frustration about the lack of products to inspect and repair active oil and gas pipelines, citing too many catastrophic accidents. His point was further endorsed by a Huffington Post article that reported in […]
Credit cards have traditionally been the only option when it came to paying for services that required some form of financing but that’s in the process of changing now that Sunbit has shaken up the status-quo through its fintech platform that transforms the process of financing in-store purchases. Sunbit looks out for the consumer by […]
What happens when millions of e-commerce stores are fighting to get discovered on only three primary websites (Amazon, Google, and Facebook) where consumers are looking for potential shopping solutions?
At the turn of the twentieth century, the swelling populations of newly arrived immigrants in New York City’s Lower East Side reached a boiling point, forcing the City to pass the 1901 Tenement House Act. Recalling this legislation, New York City’s Mayor’s Office recently responded to its own modern housing crisis by enabling developers for the […]
Instant gratification has a whole new meaning when it comes to travel and that’s because Welcome is the AI-powered platform that generates a personalized itinerary in real time, leveraging technology to minimize the time spent planning. Itineraries are smart and adaptive, changing depending on variables that include time of day, weather, and personal preferences. Welcome’s […]
With a 126 percent increase in stolen sensitive personal information, there is a growing population out there worried about all the people intent on hurting them.
Investment in the cannabis industry continues to flow. According to the Viridian Deal Tracker, during the first 19 weeks of 2019, approximately $5.65B in equity and debt capital was invested in both public and private cannabis companies, an increase of +87% over the $3.01B for the same period in 2018.
This LA startup’s product was inspired by the vision of Jon Bricken back in the early 2000s, and in late June the company will be shipping to its first customers. OnSite Waste Technologies has completely pioneered the way in which medical waste is disposed of through its desktop-sized unit that converts regulated medical waste into sterile […]