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Airbnb of film locations

GETset is an online platform that allows those scouting film locations on a budget to source and rent them from the general public.

App customizes training for sales teams

App-based communications experts Multi Media Plus released Incite, a mobile training app for sales teams that provides custom videos and reports.

Wikipedia for physical objects

Moscow-based startup is creating a digital database for objects with high quality images and descriptions.

Adult teether

EZ Teether is an adult teething device designed to ease the pain of wisdom teeth.

New extensions identify fake Facebook news

A Princeton hackathon team built fIB and Daniel Sieradski created the B.S. Detector, both of which label Facebook news feed sources according to credibility.

Transport data drives restaurant guide listings

Uber analyzed a year’s worth of trip data from 12 US cities to compile a list of top destinations, including brunch, local favorites and date nights.

Smallest selfie drone yet

AirSelfie is a small, flying drone that fits into a phone case and can stay airborne for up to 3 minutes at a time.

Wastewater turned into furniture

Designer Nienke Hoogvliet has partnered with the Dutch Water Authorities to produce a range of homeware that celebrates the use of wastewater.

Home insurance that donates to charity

Lemonade is a peer-to-peer insurance provider that donates unclaimed money to charities chosen by its members.

Beauty classes help prepare women for job interviews

French beauty brand Sephora launched Classes for Confidence in 85 stores across the United States, to help women re-entering the workforce.

Clothing company donates to and employs homeless people

Texas-based Mitscoots Outfitters employs transitioning homeless people to package products for shipping and for every item sold, donates one of the same.

Foldable, recyclable helmet for casual cyclists

Eco Helmet’s biodegradable helmet, made of a paper honeycomb structure, is foldable and recyclable, aimed at bike share users.

Brand powered cycle scheme

London based Buzzbikes offers cyclists free access to high quality bikes and monitors their behaviour to plan more engaging marketing campaigns.

Swift, accurate HIV test via USB stick

Developed by Imperial College and DNA Electronics scientists, the USB stick uses a single drop of blood to measure the level of the virus in the bloodstream.

The sharing economy for currency exchange

New innovation lets travelers exchange their unwanted foreign currency with ‘collectors’ through a web app.

Modular electric smart trucks built in four hours

The UK’s Charge Auto company is in preproduction of its chargeable, updateable, modular trucks that can be built by a single person in only four hours.

Cloud based web filtering for schools

Securly offers smart, cloud based internet monitoring for schools in the US who are legally obliged to protect their students from harm on the internet.