New e-commerce company Bow & Drape uses technology to customize off-the rack clothing. There are six different clothing models that can be customized with trim, fabrics, sleeves, and lengths into a total of 3,000 different combinations. The pieces start at $200, and some designs include sequin trim.
A new video from Cisco's "My Networked Life" YouTube series focuses on Azita Ardakani, the founder of Lovesocial, a social media company that works to "]connect] people with things that matter." In the video, Vancouver-based Ardakani discusses how she believes in "the value of the message, as opposed to the value of the medium," meaning ever-shifting technology. "I feel a responsibility to help bring messages that are worth getting out there to as many people as possible," she says. Watch the whole thing after the jump.
Phone batteries die during the day. Carrying around chargers and cords is a drag. So a Chicago entrepreneur has come up with a solution: a purse that's also a phone charger. The Everpurse charges an iPhone while it’s in your purse.
Millions of Americans live in food deserts. A full 10% of the country has no access to healthy or fresh food. Many low-income neighborhoods have only a convenience store stocked with junk food, cigs, and booze. Seattle’s Stockbox Neighborhood Grocery wants to solve that problem. This mini-grocery is packed with fresh food and staples as well as meat, dairy, and produce -- sort of a throw back to small-town stores.
The Zip Cup is a collapsible mug that should have been invented 20 years ago -- before Americans started piling 58 billion paper cups int
You can’t really walk around with just a phone and a $20 bill. But most phone cases don’t let you stash more than that.
by Joanne Wilson
Artists can transform cities. They turn wasted buildings into studios and lofts. Galleries and cafes follow. The neighborhood gentrifies.
Melissa Millan stands out at business conferences.
Most tech gadgets are busting out with features.
You wouldn't think dance would be useful training for an entrepreneur, but former dancer Sara Winter has just launched a tech business in a mostly
Maybe the way to get girls into science is to make it fun. Roominate Toys hopes to do exactly that.
There’s a business at the tip of Alice Ning’s fingers. She just needs funding.