Category Archives: Startups Promises

This Bay Area startup connects you with a ‘repair artist’ who can fix your broken stuff

 April 30, 2024 This Bay Area startup connects you with a ‘repair artist’ who can fix your broken stuff Nimble wants to make it easier for people to repair their items—which in turn will pressure companies to make products more fixable to begin with. BY Adele Peters When her air purifier broke, Stephanie Hoang did what … Continue reading This Bay Area startup connects you with a ‘repair artist’ who can fix your broken stuff

Is Your Startup Future-Ready? Embrace the Metaversal Wave

Is Your Startup Future-Ready? Embrace the Metaversal Wave Gergo Vari / Last Updated: Dec 9, 2023   Metaverses are emerging concepts that combine technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, blockchain, etc. A few years ago, users couldn’t imagine interacting with 3D virtual worlds and each other in such immersive ways. The most noteworthy example … Continue reading Is Your Startup Future-Ready? Embrace the Metaversal Wave

These are the hottest 50 startups in the United States right now, according to LinkedIn

  By Emily Price September 27, 2023 LinkedIn released its Top Startups for 2023 today. The list, which is now in its 7th year, highlights 50 companies based in the United States that LinkedIn says are gaining attention and recruiting top talent, based on LinkedIn data that measures growth and demand. To create the list, … Continue reading These are the hottest 50 startups in the United States right now, according to LinkedIn

How a security startup’s air-raid alert app is saving lives in Ukraine

  By Issie Lapowsky July 14, 2023 In early 2022, shortly after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began, Valentine Hrytsenko was driving his family to Lviv—a city in the westernmost part of the country that became a refuge for Ukrainians in the early days of the war—when he got a call from a software developer named … Continue reading How a security startup’s air-raid alert app is saving lives in Ukraine

How this company is giving Black creators an all-in-one platform for their content

  By Natasha Ishak July 01, 2023 In the online world of social media, where virality is currency—literally, in many instances—Black content creators who start big trends rarely get a payday. Whether it’s starting dance crazes that get coopted by white TikTokkers, who then bag big endorsements, or setting fashion trends online that end up … Continue reading How this company is giving Black creators an all-in-one platform for their content

Even in these times, smart startups can get funded. Here’s how

  By Leslie Feinzaig February 06, 2023 There was a moment last spring when startup founders across the globe experienced a sudden collective whiplash. It was the Great Venture Capital Reset of 2022, when fundraising activity screeched to a halt after running fast and hot for the longest bull market in VC history. Untold numbers … Continue reading Even in these times, smart startups can get funded. Here’s how

These brothers want to create a world where we can invest in other humans. Is that a good idea?

  By Shalene Gupta September 05, 2022     What if you could invest in human beings instead of companies?     The Liberman brothers, Daniil and David, want to create a world where you can do just that. Last year, the brothers and their two sisters, Maria and Anna, incorporated themselves as Libermans Co., … Continue reading These brothers want to create a world where we can invest in other humans. Is that a good idea?

Why an Amazon executive just signed on to lead this digital pharmacy startup

By David Salazar July 13, 2022 Digital pharmacies looking to set themselves apart in a crowded field are taking a page—and executives—from the biggest names in tech. Case in point: SoftBank-backed startup Alto Pharmacy, which just landed a top Amazon exec as its next CEO. Alicia Boler Davis will take the reins of the company … Continue reading Why an Amazon executive just signed on to lead this digital pharmacy startup