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Web accessibility and its importance for startups

Why every startup needs to think about web accessibility

Establishing a startup company is no easy process. In this modern world, aside from investing in marketing your products and services, you should also invest in making your site accessible. Optimizing...
Waverly Labs' Ambassador is a translation wearable that could change the world.

Waverly Labs is erasing language barriers with its translation headset

CES 2020 will host a wide variety of innovative thinkers, norm-defying brands, and promising startups. As such, the event will give consumers an early look at the groundbreaking tech products that...
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South African startup producing edible bowls

A startup out of South Africa is helping reduce plastic pollution in a big way. Founded in 2014, Munch Bowls produces biodegradable, edible bowls that replace traditional plasticware. The company’s products...
Robinhood is withdrawing its application to become a bank.

Robinhood stock trading startup withdraws application to become a bank

Robinhood has gained popularity in the past few years thanks to its free stock trading platform. However, in recent years it has joined the Big Tech trend of trying to become...
5 necessary techs for your delivery startup

4 necessary techs for your delivery startup

Gig-based delivery solutions are the way of the future. From Amazon’s private contractor delivery drivers to food delivery apps like GrubHub and DoorDash, there’s no question that people love having stuff...
WeWork CEO cashes out $700M, raising eyebrows across the tech industry

WeWork woes continue as company lays off 2,400 employees

Office-sharing startup WeWork announced this week that it is laying off 2,400 employees. Based on June figures, the cut represents a near 20 percent reduction in its total workforce. Warnings about...
Slush Helsinki kicks off with a focus on community, sustainability

Slush 2019 brings community, sustainability to forefront of startup discussion

Slush 2019 commenced today with a focus on community, sustainability, and making a difference in the world. As 20,000 people descended upon Helsinki, Finland, they were joined by 4,000 startups, 2,000...
Heliogen's solar mirror farm can generate heat 25 percent as hot as the sun.

Bill Gates-backed startup announces breakthrough in solar energy

On Tuesday, clean energy startup Heliogen announced a breakthrough in solar energy. The company has developed a way to concentrate sunlight and generate extreme heat, which is necessary for many industrial processes....
Picnic, a food-focused robotics startup, just raised $5 million in seed funding.

Automated pizza assembly startup Picnic raises $5 million in seed funding

Robotics startup Picnic is putting a whole new meaning behind the words pizza “dough.” The food-focused company just raised an additional $5 million in seed funding to enhance its operations. Picnic...
Smartnews receives $90M funding round.

SmartNews proves news aggregation not dead with $92 million round

News aggregator, SmartNews, recently closed a $92 million fundraising round at a $1.2 billion valuation. The funding round was led by ACA Investments and Japan Post Capital Co. Other participants include...

Bose unveils ‘Star Wars’ themed 360-degree audio AR experience

When most people think of augmented reality (AR) they think of it as something visual. After all, it grew in popularity thanks to sight-based...