Already five regions within New York State have reopened for business, ushering in a new reality of “test, isolate, and trace.” The United States estimates it will hire close to 300,000 people to become contact tracers, identifying potential spreaders of the virus. Governor Cuomo has appointed former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to head […]
Relative to previous generations, millennials are much more reluctant to purchase any type of insurance, specifically home or rental insurance. One of the reasons for this is the perceived high cost versus value received. Urban Jungle changes that by providing flexible, monthly rental insurance subscriptions that are easy to buy and manage – all done […]
The cost of your dream vacation can easily get expensive especially when you have to lay out all of the costs upfront. Fly Now Pay Later, just like the name suggests, offers flexible payment solutions that can allow you to spread out your travel costs over twelve months. CEO and Founder Jasper Dykes chats with us about the company’s impressive growth, expansion plans, and recent funding round, which brings the total funding raises to $77.4M.
This physician was frustrated with the difficulties in scheduling while working in the ERs of several London hospitals. Chris McCullough built Rotageek, an automated scheduling platform that leverages machine learning to optimize shifts, benefitting both employees and management. The headaches of scheduling are a thing of the past, thanks to Rotageek.
In the current environment with how coronavirus is impacting large and small businesses, putting a focus on e-commerce is absolutely essential. I’ve been in the e-commerce world since 1996 (when Wine Library launched an online store) so I’m a huge believer. But at this point, the cat’s out of the bag. I just can’t imagine anybody not […]
It’s an unprecedented time to study genetics because technological advancements and the raw computational power available are helping scientists make sense of DNA in an unprecedented way. Lifebit CEO Dr. Maria Chatzou Dunford offers some insight on how her company’s platform allows researchers to analyse data faster than ever and extract actionable insights to develop better drugs, therapies, diagnostics, and products.
Snoop is the fintech app that’s helping people save money by giving them tips, or “snoops”, like switching from your current energy supplier could lower your energy bar by x percent. Cofounder Scott Mowbray shares the details on how Snoop is saving users serious money.
We have been interested in XR for Health for some time. This year, however, we think the time has come for these technologies to take a great step forward. In the past, we viewed it purely through the lens of other areas of science. Now, in 2020, XR for Health is officially an independent focus area for us.
The cost of housing is increasing rapidly and especially in large cities. Older individuals often have extra space in their homes and need supplemental income. Silver Sharers, cofounded by Suzanne Noble, is the marketplace that connects renters to older individuals who are looking to rent out space in their homes. Income for older individuals + affordable housing for renters = a win-win. Find out what inspired Suzanne to enroll in Y Combinator Startup School and launch this company…
“In this new economic reality, automation has become a top business priority.” Digital transformation is not just a buzz phrase. Robotic Process Automation is allowing employees and companies to reclaim millions of hours by leveraging technology to transform how we think about and approach work. Blue Prism is at the intersection of this sweeping trend and its product offering makes integration of these nascent technologies seamless. Executive Chairman and CEO Jason Kingsdon shares some insight on the company and the future of how enterprises work…