Posts Categorized: Features

Where Are They Now?: Lia

We spoke to co-founders Bethany Edwards and Anna Simpson, who are focusing on providing women with an ethical and sustainable product to help women find out if they’re pregnant in a convenient and private way.

Where Are They Now?: Wisher

We spoke to Maz Cohen, founder of the gift registry smartphone app Wisher, to find out how the company is planning to expand globally using gamification and AR for better customer engagement.

Where Are They Now?: Saberr

We spoke to Alistair Shepherd, founder of London-based HR company Saberr whose AI solution is trying to improve team’s overall performance with personalized and actionable coaching.

Formula 1 announces winner of first eSport series

The Formula 1 Esports Series is out to find the best virtual F1 driver in the world.

Where Are They Now?: Smarter

We spoke to Christian Lane, whose brand Smarter has been disrupting kitchen appliances since 2013 and is now moving into a broader conversation around sustainable consumption and food waste reduction.

Where Are They Now?: BeeLine Reader

We spoke to co-founder Nick Lum, who is on a mission to create significant impact in the area of of accessibility and working with many organizations, including Springwise, to support literacy and reading efficiency.

Where Are They Now?: Pavegen

We spoke to Laurence Kemball-Cook, founder of Pavegen whose expansion plans could see more cities using the electricity generating paving slab making energy more sustainable and accessible worldwide.

Building bridges for tech-government cooperation

The Seasteading Institute and French Polynesia have developed an innovative co-operation agreement that may signal a way to bridge the divide between tech and regulatory bodies.

How much is your personal data worth?

A pop-up data café was established as an experiment to gauge the price shoppers would place on their personal data.

Where Are They Now?: Plattar

The Australian Augmented Reality platform is currently looking for funding to expand its business operation by opening a Head Office in the UK.

Where Are They Now?: Morpher

We spoke to Jeff Woolf OBE, whose innovative helmet design has just received investment from tennis player Sir Andy Murray, as part of the latest Seedrs fundraising campaign.

China 2.0: From imitation to innovation

China’s start-up scene is buzzing, with coastal cities gearing up to rival Silicon Valley. Long considered a nation of imitators rather than innovators, perceptions of the country are shifting, with investors flocking to fund innovative new Chinese tech companies.

How Google practices the Circular Economy

Our friends over at the Disruptive Innovation Festival have recorded a fascinating session with Jim Miller, Google’s Vice President of Global Operations, to discuss what the circular economy really means, and how Google are participating.

Interview with Bren Smith

We caught up with Bren Smith, the Executive Director of GreenWave, to discuss innovation and food production in the age of climate change.

Where Are They Now?: what3words

We spoke to Chris Sheldrick, cofounder and CEO of what3words, a startup which is completely rewriting the way we map the world.