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Urban Company: Asia’s Largest Tech-enabled Home Services Marketplace

Where do you go looking for a technician when you need a home appliance fixed? Or what happens when your bathroom pipe abruptly starts leaking? Traditionally, people in India had to go through a broken system to connect with different service providers. For instance, you would rush to your friends or neighbors or flip through the yellow pages for recommendations on reliable plumbers, electricians, painters, etc. Hiring a local service provider was incredibly challenging in India. Realizing this, in 2014, three young men, Abhiraj Singh Bhal, Varun Khaitan, and Raghav Chandra, formed the home service startup UrbanClap (now called Urban Company).

Gopuff: Delivering Everything You Need Ultra-fast

The world is moving toward instant, and there's one rapid-delivery startup at the forefront—Gopuff. One of the key learnings from the global pandemic is that time is limited. We'd rather spend our time on things and people that are most important. Rapid delivery is the differentiator for many shopping decisions since it saves time. And, for grocers, rapid grocery delivery is essential to remain competitive. Gopuff is an on-demand solution. With the Gopuff app, you can order from among thousands of products stocked in the company's micro-fulfillment centers.

Etsy: Global Online Marketplace for All Things Handmade & Vintage

Searching for extraordinary things requires an extraordinary amount of time and effort. Products that are handmade, vintage, and crafty are always in short supply. However, the search becomes much easier if you're at the right place at the right time. Luckily, one company took care of all the searching to ensure the products you're looking for (and more) are found on one platform. That company is the American e-commerce behemoth 'Etsy,' whose mission is to 'keep commerce human.'

Misfits Market: An Economical Way to Reduce Food Waste

Respect for food is a respect for life, for who we are and what we do'- Thomas Keller, American chef. A massive quantity of food waste happens in our homes every day. The amount that occurs on farms is even more shocking. The USDA estimates that about 33% of farm produce (worth $161.6 billion) is wasted. Primarily due to logistical and cosmetic reasons. In other words, good-to-eat fruits and vegetables are rejected on farms due to their shape, color, or size. Hence, 'Ugly produce' gets tossed because it's too unattractive.

Clean Power Hydrogen Group: Fueling the World With Clean Power

The need for a savior arose with the thoughtless acts that led to irreversible damage to nature. Power sources stain our waters, lands, and air, increasing the carbon footprint to a staggering height. Fast forward to 2012, the period in time when Nigel Williamson and Joe Scott decided to take matters into their own hands. By setting the foundations of a tech company called Clean Power Hydrogen (CPH2), the world was to get one step closer to a cleaner tomorrow, thanks to the company’s purpose of contributing to utilizing a greener energy source using hydrogen.

Payhawk: Creating the Future of Banking

Software companies are forever changing life as we know it. From communication and transport to healthcare services and finance management, our everyday lives are evolving more rapidly than ever, thanks to the tech industry's development. Experiencing a revolutionary improvement in finance and banking is a grand courtesy of pioneering fintech companies, one of which is Payhawk. Payhawk is a Bulgarian-based startup that operates in more than 30 countries worldwide, aiming to build the financial system of tomorrow.

Porsche: The Stuttgart Stallion Stands the Test of Time

From the time the first automobiles were invented, humans started developing them for high speeds and racing. A sports car is constructed with an accent on dynamic performance, particularly handling, acceleration, peak speed, driving thrills, and racing capabilities. Thinking about sportscars, Porsche is an undeniable staple the market has been relying on since its launch. Dr. Ferdinand Porsche, the founder of Porsche AG — an Austrian-born engineer — resides in one of the top spots in the automotive industry hall of fame.

The Job Doctor: Transforming Careers in the Digital Age

“It's people that make or break your business. Don't deceive yourself into thinking it's anything else.” – Tessa White. How do I prepare for a job interview, negotiate my pay, or ask for a raise? You might get the answer from peers or older colleagues, but they can only tell you their side of the story. Getting expert insider advice will give you leverage in any workplace situation. And your secret weapon? The Job Doctor. Tessa White, a.k.a., The Job Doctor, founded her company to help individuals navigate the ups and downs of the workplace.

NeoGames: iLottery Technology Solutions for Thriving Businesses

Few other games deliver the kind of diversity lotteries do. But the rising digital age might have improved it even further. Thanks to the latest digital advancements, lottery games have melted into iLottery games and taken the world of players by storm. Carl Johan Ström predicted the switch from standard lottery to iLottery and founded NeoGames. NeoGames has been a global leader and a technology-driven innovator that offers iGaming and iLottery solutions for gaming and lottery operators.

Share Ventures: A Light at the End of the Tunnel for Small Business Owners!

“Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.” - Seth Godin. The Internet is truly a wonderful place. It helps us spread ideas, inventions, and call-to-action banners across the globe. This elevated way of communicating helps us get the conversation going in all kinds of fields, especially those concerning the quality of our day-to-day lives. Therefore, each idea shared as a thought or message can undoubtedly become a reality with the right circle of people supporting it. To aid in this cause, Hamet Watt founded Share Ventures in 2019.

GoPublic.AI: Bringing Mission-driven Companies and Funders Together!

Ideas without capital are powerless. Are you a small business owner with a world-changing idea and a wish to go public? Then you know getting funding is a manifold process. Thankfully, the odds are on your side today. GoPublic.AI is a capital markets advisory firm that partners with forward-thinking companies that have the potential to make a difference in the world. They help them raise growth capital, provide the right connections and support them in going public. Behind this venture is a group of millennial professionals led by Nick Findler, CEO of the company and host of the Go Public Podcast.

Fugo Games: Casual Entertainment Across the Globe!

Sometimes, the best way to unwind after a long day is by playing a quick, stress-relieving game on your phone. Some of these games come in the form of wordplay, while others let you put puzzles together and solve mysteries. If you’re someone who hasn’t come across a quality casual game in a while, let us introduce you to Fugo Games. Fugo Games is a casual-game developer company led by Deniz Mert Edincik and Erol Nahmias. It is proof that great things happen when brilliant minds get together! Founded in Turkey in 2010, Fugo bends the rules and revamps the mobile game industry, one step at a time.

Denali Advanced Integration: In Favor of Outstanding Business Outcomes

From the start of the era of technology and the invention of computers, IT technology has grown exponentially and helped humanity make a quantum leap. Whether using computers to generate, handle, preserve, retrieve, and share various types of data and information, Denali Advanced Integration achieves one positive change after the other. Denali’s creators, brothers Mohamad, Majdi, and Mitch Daher, overcame the thick and thin of the industry to ultimately grace the tech world with supreme technology that ensures top business outcomes.

Tilting Point: Progressive Publishing to Drive the Market Forward

In today’s business climate, reaching a target audience often happens with a much-needed push. Making the kind of push that the industry requires is what award-winning and free-to-play game publisher Tilting Point does best. Created by Dan Sherman and Kevin Segalla, Tilting Point lends a helping hand to independent game developers in expanding and thriving on the market. Tilting Point makes a partner-first company that uses cutting-edge technology, a war chest for user acquisition, and extensive marketing and product knowledge in order to power up existing live games.

TATA Group: A Conglomerate With More Than 100 Years of History

“Businesses need to go beyond the interest of their companies to the communities they serve.” With these words, Ratan Tata pointed out the highest value in building successful and lasting businesses. Conglomerates and holdings are something we frequently see on the global market. They can unite the efforts of thousands of people to build a brighter and better future. Their innovative business practices, financial liquidity, and employment opportunities help communities thrive and prosper. However, these companies are rare diamonds.

Viveka: Eliminating Toxic Work Habits and Boosting Productivity One Step at a Time!

“Leadership is the ability to facilitate movement in the needed direction and have people feel good about it.” - Tom Smith We don’t need a quote to tell us that happy employees equal a job well done. However, it doesn’t hurt to be reminded! We indeed live in an era of constant movement — a rat race. Employers are fighting an economic crisis, sometimes sacrificing the needs of their employees in the process. All this eventually results in unhappy workers, an uneven workload, and no profit.

Glu Mobile: Word-class Mobile Gamemakers

A game is an entirely free exploration of freedom in a limited setting. Games are a favorite pastime for many people, and since we always have our phones around, mobile gaming quickly became one of the fastest-growing segments of the gaming industry. Today, mobile gaming is a competitive field, and companies are constantly working on being the best and dominating the market. However, Glu Mobile was one of the first companies to provide entertaining phone games that players loved.

MarketPryce: A Marketplace for Sports Deals!

Sport can unite people worldwide in a way that nothing else can. Still, only a tiny percentage of the superstars and sports brands get the attention they deserve. This fact can discourage some athletes from pursuing a career in sport. Fortunately, the two former colleagues – Jason Bergman and Shehryar Khan – took notes and decided to change the situation for good when they created MarketPryce in 2021. MarketPryce is a virtual marketplace connecting athletes, soon-to-be athletes, and agents with prominent brands for endorsement deals.

Sanofi: Miracle of Medicine for Health

Modern medicine saves and improves countless lives daily through dedication, research, and development. Human life expectancy has been steadily increasing in the last few decades thanks to advancements in the scientific field. A lot of money is spent annually researching and developing cutting-edge treatments that will save lives and extend people's lifespans in the long run. Sanofi, as one of the world's oldest and most consistent pharmaceutical companies, strives to provide people with the tools to lead long-lasting, healthy lives.

The Undress: Success by Getting Out of the Status Quo

“The riskiest thing we can do is just maintain the status quo” - Bob Iger, Walt Disney Company. Making progress is always grounded in being unsatisfied with the status quo, and change does not necessarily mean progress. Still, challenging the status quo is always a good choice. Many real-life examples prove this, and today, we’ll unravel one more - the story of The Undress. Being active in today’s dynamic world with a busy daily schedule is challenging for everyone. Practicing sports activities between going to work, meetings, picking up kids from school, or shopping is time-consuming and not always a doable activity, especially for women.

Abbott Laboratories: Live a Long and Healthy Life

“Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.” – William Osler. Today, there is a cure for almost everything. Science and medicine have improved to outstanding levels, allowing humans to live longer and better lives. What’s more, thanks to technology, there are countless gadgets today that can easily trace diseases or give answers to medical questions. But this wasn’t always the case. Long ago, people didn’t have the same access to medicine as we have today. That was until Wallace Calvin Abbott entered the scene and started slowly creating ways to help people build healthier lives.

Meesho: Start Your Reselling Business From 0

“Don’t find customers for your product. Find products for your customers.” – Seth Godin. Today, there is no need to spend hours getting ready to go shopping when you can easily click a few buttons on your phone and get everything delivered right to you. But the process is not that simple for resellers. They have to spend days or even weeks finding brands, and customers, establishing their stores, etc. Well, that was until Sanjeev Barnwal and Vidit Aatrey decided to change things for new businesses that worked with reselling. And that is how they came to start the online shopping platform Meesho!

Sony Pictures Entertainment: Life, from the Comfort of Your Screen

Notice the way the media presents the news. How is a story developed afterward? Across social media, a story is shared over and over, allowing for debating, commenting, and plotting. In a nutshell, the business world and much of our essence come down to entertainment. And no one does entertainment better than Sony Picture Entertainment. Founded by Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka, Sony has survived 8 decades on the market - and grown into one of the most recognizable names in the entertainment industry.

Scopely - Games for the Long Haul

Gaming has become a sensation in the 21st century, evolving from pixel graphics to experiences never thought possible, engaging stories that will leave people awestruck and cherishable moments that will be remembered for years to come. With the rise of technology and smartphones, gamers can now game on the go. What was once thought impossible and what was present in futuristic movies in the 90s has now become a reality. A handheld device that fits inside your pocket has the processing and graphics power of all computers in the 90s combined.

VertigoGames: A Rising Star in the Gaming World

The gaming industry is forever pushing the boundaries of technology and human creativity to come up with the ultimate entertainment experience. One rising star on the horizon of the gaming world is the Turkish mobile game development company – VertigoGames. Since the release of its mid-core real-time social multiplayer game Critical Strike, the VR (virtual reality) game developer has been the talk of the town. Behind the steering wheel of Vertigo Games are Murat Sayin and Ali Sayin, two brothers who share the same passion for entertainment and high-quality gaming experience.

Dream Games: Entertainment for All Ages

Games have engaged people of all geographies, genders, and ages. From the simplest board games to pioneer video games and the latest hits, games have become an unseparated part of the modern world. Eager to make their own contribution to the industry as well, game developers Soner Aydemir, Eren Şengül, İkbal Namli, Hakan Sağlam, and Serdar Yilmaz created Dream Games. Istanbul-based Dream Games combines creativity and technology to create leading mobile games for every preference and taste. Launched in 2019, Dream Games quickly captured the industry’s attention and drew in 6 million active users a month.

Gram Games: What Goes Into a Fun Game

A crucial part of game creation is to have fun! But, just what makes a video game good? Gram Games seem to have the answer, as their releases have been among the most popular mobile games for years. This entertainment company designs social games for mobile phones with the aim to engage players, create real bonds, and help young talents in the gaming world thrive. As they put it, they have “one goal, and one passion: to have fun, and to turn that fun into top-notch games.”

i-Expand: Scaling Your Digital Health Business Globally

Are you a health tech thinking about going global? Let i-Expand help you expand your business internationally. Scaling and thriving in the global health tech industry is easier said than done. The competition is fierce as more and more new entrants are moving into the industry to revolutionize how we live and navigate our health - from digital pharmacies to holistic patient care and AI-powered robotics. Fortunately, passionate believers in innovation like Pilar Fernandez Hermida have developed a solution to help health tech startups grow and increase the scale of their operations.

Plantable: The Power of Food Is in People’s Hands

The food we eat influences the quality of our lives. And we don’t really pay attention to what we eat. While we can’t directly influence everything, we can live a healthier lifestyle and improve our longevity. And we can do so with the help of Plantable. Plantable has a mission to prevent and reverse chronic illness and disease by changing how the world eats. Luckily, some still live with the idea of helping others, and one of them is Nadja Pinnavaia, a woman who has taken tremendous steps to inspire and help people improve their lives.

Masomo: Games That Captured Gamers' Hearts!

As the number of entertainment companies grows, it makes sense to settle down with a reliable creator whose video games will consistently deliver above and beyond. If you’re looking for such a video game producer, sit tight as we unfold the story of Masomo – a Miniclip subsidiary! Ibrahim Akman saw the need for a gaming business that could fuse the perks of real-time and multiplayer games, and he founded Masomo in 2015. Launched in Izmir, Masomo is a company specializing in the gaming area and looking to make a boom in the mobile game landscape.

Uber: The World's Most Popular Ride-Sharing & Delivery Platform

Getting a cab when required used to be quite a hassle until the innovative mobile-based service—UberCab (now Uber)— changed all that in 2009. Just over 13 years ago, UberCab made it possible for riders to book a ride within minutes. In 2015, it became the most valuable startup globally. Now in 2022, the company is the world's largest ride-sharing company. Founded by Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp, Uber's disruptive technology, exponential growth, and association with controversy make it one of the most intriguing enterprises to arise in recent times.

Headspace Health: Your Mind’s Best Friend

The Headspace app helps you create life-changing habits to support your mental health and find a healthier, happier you. Mindfulness and proper meditation techniques may be unfamiliar to most of us. Yet they are proven healing concepts. With origins in Buddhism, practicing mindfulness is known to help reduce stress. It also helps with diverse conditions like chronic pain, anxiety, heart ailments, psoriasis, sleep disorders, and mental health issues. Unfortunately, like most people, you may not have indulged in these therapies due to your busy lifestyle or lack of awareness. Fortunately, there is a company that is changing that.

Paytm: Starting India’s Digital Revolution

Can you imagine surviving a week or longer without your wallet? Perhaps yes, if your smartphone could do everything your wallet can. Before 2010, millions of prepaid mobile users in India went through the hassle of going to a store to recharge their prepaid accounts. That common hassle was the first pain point digital mobile wallet 'Paytm' went on to address. The short form for 'Pay Through Mobile,' Paytm, began in August 2010 by Vijay Shekhar Sharma. He founded the company under the platform's parent organization One97 Communications, based in the northern Indian city of Noida in Uttar Pradesh.

Boxed: The Wholesale Shopping App for Millennials

Boxed Inc. gives shoppers the best bang for their buck by allowing them to buy everyday items in bulk from an app on their smartphone. Almost every city suburb in the United States has a warehouse or wholesale club. Typically spread over 16 to 20 acres of land, these mega-stores offer members heavily discounted prices for bulk quantities of merchandise. But what if you work and live in the heart of a big city, far away from a wholesale club, and don't have a car?

Lenskart: Providing Vision to India

One company has shown the world that passion is the foundation of a strong business. There are 15 million blind people in India, which is more than in any other country. Furthermore, a third of India's population needs glasses but doesn't have access to them. With those pain points in view, there's been an urgent need to add value to customers' lives. Making high-quality, affordable prescription glasses available to those in need can instantly impact lives. No one knows that better than ex-Microsoft 'techie' Peyush Bansal.

Adidas AG: The Global Sports Brand That Began in a Wash Room

There have been many shoemakers in history thus far. Yet, one stands out for its commitment to being distinct in the market. The company in question captured a dominant market share by creating a product providing high value to its customers. The story of Adidas began with its founder Adolf 'Adi' Dassler, in a small town in Bavaria, Germany. Adi Dassler created a sports shoe that took into account customers' needs. He followed a process that entailed gathering feedback from athletes about what they desired in a shoe, the pain points about their existing shoes, and what they felt needed improvement in earlier shoe models.

Moonfrog Labs: Redefining Mobile Gaming

“Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture.” - Andy Serkis By experimenting with new ideas, companies are constantly working to make our phones more than just calling machines. This is precisely where Moonfrog Labs comes in. Moonfrog was founded in 2013 by IT graduates Tanay Tayal, Ankit Jain, Kumar Puspesh, Oliver Jones, and Dimpalkumar Maisuriya. Starting the company took some risks, but they paid off, as today Moonfrog Labs is a notable industry name. The company aims to change how we perceive mobile gaming and take it to the next level.

BoomBit: The Best F2P Mobile Games

The world of mobile gaming is continuously evolving; the competition is real, but there is always room for innovation and fresh ideas. That is the mindset of BoomBit, the Polish-based company which publishes its own games in the “free to play” model, as well as games developed in cooperation with other studios from all over the world. With over a decade of existence, BoomBit has achieved global success as one of the fastest-growing mobile gaming studios. By now, it has 33 million monthly active users, 200+ published games, and over 1.1 billion downloads.

PlaySimple: From Indian Startup To Global Success

Games aren’t just a fun way to pass the time but a wonderful means to connect! Today, mobile games are slowly becoming a more prominent part of our interactions with friends and family. This opens up space for many new companies to bloom and bring exciting and original ideas to the table. One of the leading publishers of online word games in the digital world is PlaySimple. The Bengaluru-based game development startup was founded in 2014 by brothers Siddharth and Siddhanth Jain, along with Preeti Reddy and Suraj Nalin. From the beginning, all the founders were committed to building an exceptional global company. They knew if they were successful in the international markets, they’d be successful in India too.

Dunzo: The New Way of Delivery

In a fast-paced world, everyone is always busy with something and has no time for the simple things like grocery shopping or going to the store to pick up some medicine. For this reason, delivery services emerged – they pick up the things for you and get them to your doorstep. And on the Indian market, Dunzo is one of the main delivery companies. Available in all regions around Bangalore, Dunzo offers extensive delivery services in the shortest amount of time to Indian customers.

UltraSoC Technologies: A Pioneer in Debugging Technology

As technology moves forward, our main goals are to reduce the required energy consumption, save up on all extra tech costs and reduce the space taken by large systems. For that reason, today, we have SoC, better known as “System on a Chip.” Basically, these small chips have a whole electronic system integrated into them. Depending on the system, an SoC can perform various functions. However, you can’t just place it and leave it as is – these chips need constant monitoring and self-analytics to be functionally safe. This is where UltraSoC Technologies helps!

Attentive: A Bridge Between Brands and Consumers

The latest technological developments have drastically altered consumer behavior and marketing strategies. Digital marketing is the way of the future, but this field is also not immune to change. Consumers are already overwhelmed with outdated digital marketing strategies like email promos and newsletters. People want more authentic and personalized experiences. And this is where mobile message marketing comes in. It allows brands to send customized ads based on a person’s interests and behavior. It also lets people directly message brands with questions about delivery, product materials, etc.

Douugh: Making the World Financially Healthier

“The single most powerful asset we all have is our mind. If it is trained well, it can create enormous wealth in what seems to be an instant.”―Robert T. Kiyosaki, Rich Dad, Poor Dad Being more conscious of your expenses and savings will make you feel financially secure, allowing you to achieve your financial goals. Taking an AI-first approach, Douugh is the thing that will help you foster good habits of spending wisely and saving regularly, hence establishing your financial well-being. Douugh is an Australian full-service fintech banking app offering consumers one-stop to budget, save, and invest their money to become financially literate by their own means.

Pariplay: Number One Aggregator and Content Supplier

Aggregating content manually is hard, but the data-driven world gives us options to use various online aggregation providers that are super practical. There are multiple online aggregators, but those for iGaming content have become the most attractive ones. With the idea of creating a unique platform that would do the heavy lifting, Gili Lisani launched Pariplay in 2010. Pariplay is a leading aggregator and content provider that is a part of the Neogames group.

Chipper Cash: Finessing Cross-Border Transactions

Making online transactions is part of almost every person’s daily life. Whether to receive your monthly payment or purchase a product online—you constantly use a digital banking platform. Therefore, it’s essential to rely on a safe fintech service at hand. Chipper Cash is one of the most well-known fintech platforms in the world, offering financial services and online and mobile payments round the clock. Ham Serunjogi and Maijid Moujaled launched the startup in San Francisco in 2018. Chipper Cash provides various fintech services, such as free transfers all around Africa, with the lowest cross-border rates.

Clubhouse: Revolutionizing Social Networking

The first social media platform launched a couple of decades ago. Today, life without social media is unimaginable. In addition, the platforms are influencing our thoughts, feelings, and actions. But this is only the beginning—we have yet to witness their further growth and transformation. One company at the forefront of the future of social networking is Clubhouse—a San Francisco-based tech company that flipped virtual networking on its head. It aims to provide more authentic and humane connections, using audio as a primary tool. Clubhouse allows you to enter live audio chats and interact with other listeners and speakers.

Glossier: Beauty Startup That Sparked a Paradigm Shift

The cosmetic industry is experiencing a makeover with an e-commerce-centric philosophy. Digitally native companies are slowly replacing the beauty counter and sales representatives. Brands are harnessing the potential of social media to create online communities that foster customer trust through peer-to-peer connections. Glossier is one of the trendsetting brands that ignited a revolution in 2014. It leveraged content and community to deliver an enhanced shopping experience. From its modest initial offer of four products, the beauty company has evolved into an international brand with 5 million global customers.

Good Job Games - The Hypercasual Game Developer That Believes in the Power of Imagination

The world of mobile games is constantly changing, and it's never been more popular than now. Many game studios specialize in various game genres. Yet, in particular, one has taken the industry by storm - hypercasual games. Hypercasual and casual games lack a sophisticated design but are easy and free to play. So, they attract many players from all age groups. Monetization comes from advertising, cross-promotion, and in-application purchases. One such company is Good Job Games, a mobile game developer founded in 2017 by Ilker Ilicali. Ilker believed in the power of imagination as a young and passionate entrepreneur.

Sakara Life: When Food Becomes Our Medicine

“Some calories are addictive, others healing, some fattening, some metabolism-boosting. That’s because food doesn’t just contain calories, it contains information.”—Sakara Life. Many of us struggle to be fitter and lose weight, yet most programs providing us with the possibility are too broad and info-lacking. Such fitness plans can negatively affect our health, as no two bodies are alike. What we need is a customized diet and lifestyle to keep ourselves healthy and well-functioning. Sakara Life aims to keep its customers slim and fit and inform them about what their body truly needs.

Biogen: Seizing the Opportunity to Change Human Lives

The most significant medical achievements were all fruits of detailed research and development. Add technology and life itself to the equation, and you get biotechnology. Biotechnology uses biological material to create better healthcare, and five scientists took a bold chance in the industry. Kenneth Murray, Phillip Allen Sharp, Walter Gilbert, Charles Weissmann, and Heinz Schaller combined their knowledge and technological advances to build one of the world’s first global biotechnology companies - Biogen.

Airalo: Game-Changing Global Digital SIM Cards

Smartphones have changed since they first appeared on the market, but people continue to get hit by hefty phone bills upon returning from their holidays. Travelers have been waiting for a miracle to end the problems related to getting a smartphone SIM card when they visit a foreign country. Ahmet Bahadir Özdemir and Abraham Burak knew that a physical SIM card was the missing part of the puzzle when they founded Airalo in 2019. Airalo is a mobile app and telecommunication platform that prides itself on being the world's first eSIM (digital SIM card) store.

BtoBet: Let’s Play and Win Together

“A dollar won is twice as sweet as a dollar earned.” The world of gambling has changed a lot in recent years – instead of choosing a fun-filled trip to land betting places, people prefer betting online. However, as fun as it is for players, the other side of the mirror sees different things. It’s not so easy to build, let alone maintain a sportsbook website. One bright mind, Alessandro Fried, felt there was a need for a sportsbook platform that would provide a top-notch solution for all iGaming operators and a unique experience for sports betting fans. That is when he founded BtoBet.

Game Show Network - Bringing Entertainment to Your Living Room

With the rise of home entertainment media and demand for more interactive and new, fresh experiences, an idea arose for game shows, where viewers could call the host and play games on live television. From puzzle games to quizzes, card, and poker games, people found ways to make basic cable channels into something more than what you could watch. Enter Game Show Network - an American channel owned by Sony Pictures Television that brought entertainment to every living room across America.

Jam City: The Evolution of Gaming

A game gives us the chance to put all of our attention and unwavering optimism into something we like and are skilled at. So playing is the emotional inverse of being down. Mobile video games have improved steadily along with the rapid advancement of cell phone technology. The mobile gaming industry is now a multi-billion dollar industry, and some of the bigger games even make more money than some of the most expensive, mega-budget console games. American video game creator Jam City, Inc. is one of the startups creating waves in the mobile gaming industry.

Remedy Entertainment - A Genre-Defining Studio

In a world filled with thriller and action games, none came close to recreating the iconic genre-defining titles Remedy Entertainment has released. Founded in 1995 by Samuli Syvähuoko, John Kavaleff, Markus Mäki, Tero Virtala, and other like-minded individuals with a demoscene background, they started their video game studio based in Finland. With their first mainstream title being the gritty and dark Max Payne series, preceded by the horror and mind-bending Alan Wake series and their newest title, Control, they’re pushing hardware limits and what it means to tell stories that will stick with you for the rest of your life.

Blue Apron: A Meal-Kit Industry Pioneer

If you have a cooking idea and all the necessary ingredients - your dinner is half-ready. Businesspeople, single parents, and diet-restricted individuals don’t always have the time to decide what to cook every day and shop for the right products. Most of the ingredients leftovers necessary for the planned meal end up unused and forgotten in the back of the fridge, only to end up in the garbage. To motivate people to stop throwing away food and cook with pleasure, Matt Salzberg, Matt Wadiak, and Ilia Papas founded Blue Apron. Launched in 2012 and headquartered in New York, Blue Apron is a revolutionary ingredient-and-recipe meal kit company that offers its services in the United States.

Celsius: The Crypto Giant’s Tumultuous Journey

The journey to success is never easy! The first Bitcoin transaction was made in 2009, and very soon after, this new technology took the world by storm. Celsius Network aims to use this fintech innovation to make a positive impact on the world. The company was founded by Alex Mashinsky, Nuke Goldstein, and Daniel Leon in 2017. It was initially nothing more than a promising idea jotted down on a coffee shop napkin. However, through painstaking work, the three founders turned their dream into reality. As cryptocurrency became a popular financial asset, Celsius rose to be one of the most prominent players in the crypto lending market.

Homa Games: A Trendsetter in the Gaming Industry

The mobile gaming industry has had incredible growth over the past decade. Now, this trend has only continued at full speed. Luckily, the global gaming stage is not a winner-takes-all market and is all about healthy competition. Homa Games is a leading platform for creating and publishing mobile games. It was founded in 2018 by Daniel Nathan, Juan José Mostazo, and Olivier Le Bas. Ultimately, game development comes down to creativity and adaptability to what players like. As a result, this company saw great potential in combining both concepts.

Pixel United: More Than Just a Games Powerhouse

Playing games has always been a popular free time activity, but people in the modern world live busy lives and don’t have time to visit land gaming houses. The world called for a mobile games powerhouse that can meet game players’ requirements and needs. Leonard Ainsworth had already had experience in the manufacturing business before they launched Aristocrat, which was later rebranded into Pixel United™. Pixel United is a mobile-games powerhouse that boasts three leading publishers in Plarium, Product Madness, and Big Fish Games, entertaining millions of game fans daily. As one of the leading games publishers, it helps start-ups and independent studios to scale and helps top talent to shine.

Proving Ground: Building From the Ground up Made Easy!

If there’s something in this world that has existed ever since the creation of civilization itself, it’s the building sector. We’ve always needed to put a roof over our heads and protect ourselves from external conditions. And no matter that this industry is one of the longest existing we know of, today, building is still a long and arduous process. The workforce needed for building anything is immense. Even though many advanced countries have found alternative solutions to lowering the need for physical power, construction workers are in huge demand as the increasing population requires more housing with each passing day.

Ruby Games Studio: Fun for Everyone

Innovation that makes mobile gaming hit new levels! Creating successful game titles nowadays is a pretty challenging and expensive task. However, in the global game market, there’s an emergence of a new genre, one with simplicity and accessibility at its core. These are hyper-casual games that are quickly becoming the obsession of many players and the focus of more and more studios. Mert Can Kurum could easily recognize this growing niche and came up with an idea to create reality-simulating mobile games. In 2018, he launched Ruby Games Studio with a specific goal in mind: to develop hyper-casual games and eventually expand to hybrid-casual gaming and beyond.

Safeboda: Orange Helmets That Save Lives

Safety is more important than convenience - but there’s no reason you can’t have both! Around 1.25 million people die each year due to traffic accidents. African roads have a much higher risk of fatalities than other countries. Governments should play a crucial role in road safety improvement. However, progress through law and regulation is often slow. A lot of the time, it’s up to individuals to protect themselves and other traffic participants. This was the goal behind Safeboda – a company made by a former boda-boda driver with a vision to enhance road safety by providing secure and professional transport services.

Beyond Meat: Are We Ready for a Game Change to Save the Earth?

“A reduction in meat consumption is the most powerful single act that you can take to halt the destruction of our environment and preserve our natural resources.” As the world keeps growing, we face one big problem – the depletion of natural resources. Meat takes a lot more natural reserves to produce, so there came the need to find a more sustainable way to make our food. And as people were turning left and right, searching for the best solution, one brilliant mind worked on the issue at hand with one purpose – to give people a nutritious, healthy, and tasty substitute for meat.

Learning to Sleep: Waving Restless Nights Goodbye With the Click of a Button

The hecticness of today, the fast-paced business world, and the many obligations weighing on people can push the no sleep button in some of us. Sleep deprivation is very real, troubling many and throwing our lives off balance. Noticing how challenging this issue is for many, Micael Gustafsson and Peter Boye founded a company that offers a helping hand for many (not by choice!) night owls. Founded in 2009 in Malmo, Sweden, Learning to Sleep started by teaching people how to regain control over their sleep schedule. For over ten years, Micael and Peter’s company has been helping many sleep-deprived individuals finally get a good night’s rest.

Rollic Games – Leading Developer in the Hyper-Casual Market

Leading the world to a hyper-casual gaming future! One of the hottest new trends is an ultra-simple sorting game with rudimentary graphics that asks the users to fill the fridge after they’ve completed the shopping. Fill the Fridge is a “hyper-casual” mobile video game – a subgenre of easy and free-to-play games that have become increasingly popular. This title was published by Istanbul-based Rollic Games, a young company that’s found quick success in the gaming market. Rollic Games was founded in December 2018 by Burak Vardal, Deniz Başaran, and Mehmet Can Yavuz.

Unite Us: Military Coordination between Communities and Providers

Almost 20% of US citizens can’t access proper healthcare providers, and over 77% go first to the internet searching for medical advice. America appreciates its service members but faces difficulties coordinating them with organizations that help them. Three former servicemen, Taylor Justice, Andrew Price, and Daniel Brillman, found many nonprofits and government agencies aimed at helping veterans. However, not any of these resources were approachable due to their disorganization.

Purple Carrot: Plant-Based Meal Kits for a Healthy Future

In recent years, people from every corner of the world started noticing meat consumption's negative impact. Considering the animal abuse in factory farms, this created a shift in the overall global diet, turning veganism into an accepted, even popular, choice. Way before the internet started to bloom, vegetarianism and veganism weren’t nearly as recognized or understood. People believed they stood for eating raw vegetables and fruits or food with a blunt taste, with no variety of other products to choose from. The fast-paced life wasn’t making things easier, directing people to reach for fast food instead of home-cooked meals.

Moortec: A View Across the Vision of a Chip

In the era of Smart Everything, devices are getting better and connecting in an easier way. People have even started to link their house appliances and various gadgets to one set that would allow them to control everything. All of this is thanks to high-quality, high-performance chips that are part of these machines. Powering the whole era, these chips enable everything, from self-driving cars to faster communication across our phones. And at the forefront of this is Moortec Semiconductor, or as it’s called now, Synopsys.

Aristocrat: Supportive Business Transformed Into a Global Leader

John C. Maxwell said, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes that way, and shows the way.” Being a leader is not just owning the title – some people set out to make a difference. The same can be said about Leonard Ainsworth, a man whose dream was to elevate the family’s heritage to a new level and provide immense entertainment to everyone. Thanks to his business potential and a strive for success, today, Australians and people worldwide can enjoy thousands of poker and slot machines. Behind these games is a leader in the market, the company Aristocrat, which sets standards and pushes boundaries for innovation and creativity.

Moon Active: Let the Games Begin!

You’ve probably heard that playing games is not good for you. Wrong! Plenty of research studies prove that playing mobile games can exercise your brain and save you from losing your marbles. But even today, many don’t believe in the benefits that mobile gaming can have. Determined to prove them wrong, a bright and diligent entrepreneur embarked on a journey to create the best games that every Android or iOS user could enjoy. And that is how Moon Active came to be! Samuel Albin focused his company on devising games that would be perfect for small screens. But seeing how the population turned to social media, Moon Active opened a new path and ventured into Facebook games, too.

Solta: The Pioneers in the Aesthetics Industry

“So much has been said or sung of beautiful young girls. Why doesn’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women” - Harriet Beecher Stowes. Staying and looking young has always been the ultimate dream of most women. The endless search for an effective cosmetics product, eating specifically chosen food, and living a healthy life, is primarily promoted to meet the needs of those entirely devoted to it. More and more people undergo non-invasive and patient-friendly procedures. Less painful treatment, lower risk of scarring, shorter recovery period, and more affordable procedures are preferable options nowadays.

Justin’s: The Meaning of Life is Being Passionate in Whatever You Do

As the saying goes, “Eat healthy, live healthy!” However, today that seems to be a bit harder. People are always working or trying to accomplish their goals and, as a result, end up eating junk food or frozen meals that are bad for their health. But even those that try to be healthy and watch what they eat face problems when choosing products. Take nut butters – they’re part of every diet today, but are they all good? Well, this is what Justin Gold decided to change. As an active outdoorsman and a vegetarian, he wanted to create a solution that would fuel his protein needs while being healthy. So, he started Justin’s!

Product Madness: The Social Casino Operator That Plays the Game Right

In today’s world of endless mobile games, only a few remember how and where it all began. In 1997, Nokia’s Snake became the first promising step in a new era of games. Since then, smartphone gaming development never looked the same. It was destiny that crossed the paths of Israeli Stanford student Lior Shiff, and his Spanish colleague Jose Brotons. Stanford students and passionate games players, they entered the gaming industry full steam ahead, hoping to one day to become creative leaders.

Seavus: Creating Value Through Technology

Technology has evolved to the point where it is now an indispensable component of modern-day living. In the contemporary world, technology's role in our professional and personal lives is of utmost importance. In 1999, a group of three came up with a ground-breaking idea - to start a firm that would give customers and companies innovative business software solutions. To help businesses find answers to their challenges, Richard Murbeck, Gligor Dacevski, and Jeffrey Kolovson established an ideal place for companies to locate solutions. Seavus is a company that specializes in the production of software and consulting services.

Eat Just: The Forefront of the Food Supply Revolution

“The foods we choose make a difference.” - Michael Greger. The global population's growing demand for food became unachievable for traditional farming to meet their needs. Facing supply disruptions, plus the greenhouse emissions in the atmosphere coming from agriculture as a significant contributor, humanity came before the doorstep of the existential challenge of exploring new food sources. Today, huge efforts are put into plant-based product development as possible solutions for future generations. Determined to contribute to the change, Josh Tetrick and Josh Balk became one of the players in this global game by opening Eat Just Inc.

Zynga: Know Your Goal

“Reality is broken. Game designers can fix it.” - Jane McGonigal. Social gaming grew into a movement that connects people — regardless if you’re interacting with people you know or playing with people from all over the globe. The Internet helps people connect, and so do the games. Social gaming became one of the key trends in the gaming industry in the last year and is expected to expand in the metaverse. Despite being a recently growing craze, the industry has been on the market for over 2 decades. And Zynga Inc., by way of Zynga games, is one of the pioneers.

Coreworks: Improving Senior Living One Service at a Time

Hospitality is a friendly, generous, and welcoming relationship between guests and hosts and has been developing and responding to customers’ needs. Not long ago, hospitality’s winning formula was one size fits all. But, in recent years, customers have become highly demanding, with more specific and unique needs. Even for the elderly, whose best years were in a modest concept, their extended life expectancy and needs based on health status have given the industry a new direction. This is the case with Coreworks. A hospitality service provider company with unparalleled facility support services which first started as a dining service.

Otonomy - A Patient’s Approach to Healing Themselves and Others

Imagine if no FDA drugs were approved for the discomfort you are experiencing - what would you do? Well, of course, the first thought wouldn’t be to start a company that would cure your disease and help to develop further research on it, would it? But this is exactly what Jay Lichter did back in 2008 by establishing the biopharmaceutical company - Otonomy, Inc. Being diagnosed with Ménière’s disease, Jay Lichter tried finding a reasonable solution to the hearing loss problem and vertigo he started experiencing. Yet, facing the fact that the FDA hasn’t approved any drugs for treating this disease brought him to find a solution following a different direction.

Accenture: Playing to the Tune of Modern Times

To do great business today takes more than just placing a product or service on the market. Strategizing, management, digital technologies, and operational consulting are some ingredients that make a smooth-sail business cake. Integrating these values into the picture, Arthur Andersen created a platform that does things a few steps ahead. Accenture is a service leader that helps businesses improve their efficiency and operational growth while also digitizing companies of various industries so they can easily keep up with the times. Calling the way they do business a professional and personal responsibility, the Accenture team has not only earned its place in the service market but also brought together countless partners, individuals, and communities in the process.

Deloitte: Individual Decisions That Lead to Global Impact

Tax, finance risks, finance moves to make - these are not just your everyday tasks. It is safe to say that dealing with the logistics of money and debts has never been taught to us by nature. So, for many, resorting to an expert is the preferable solution. And this is where William Welch Deloitte comes into the picture. Way back in the 19th century, William noticed the need for financial consulting and stepped up to the plate, launching the ever-remarkable Deloitte. A global leader in audits and assurance, financial and risk advisory services, tax services, and more - Deloitte has become one of the Big Four accounting companies, side to side with EY, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Junglee Games: For the Love of Skills and Easy Gaming

Gaming has undoubtedly made the market more profitable, people happier, and life more fun. But behind a good game is an even better concept that only a few can deliver to life. Building a company that people love to work and get creative in is what Ankush Gera, Sandeep Kumar Sood and Rahul Bhardwaj did when they founded Junglee Games. Known as the fastest growing skill games company based in the US whilst doing business in India, Junglee Games packs the most thrill-seeking and action-driven games to be played on mobile and desktop. The best thing about their games must be the finest tech brainiacs that bring insanely fulfilling concepts to life and sharpen one’s skills like a blade.

Porch: Get Your Dream House

Dorothy got it right in the Wizard of OZ: There’s no place like home. Most people see their homes as a sanctuary – somewhere they can relax and let the day's stress slowly wash away. But for a house to be the perfect home for you, you must put in the effort. There is a lot of designing, remodeling, planning, etc., that can get messy. Thanks to one individual, today, you can easily get in touch with a home improvement professional. Matt Ehrlichman decided that it was time for the age-old problem of finding a good professional that can help with the repair or improvement of your home to end. And that is when he and a couple of friends founded Porch!

Rovio Entertainment: Joy as a Fingerprint of Success

The world of games is fascinating, and with the booming competition, not everyone can take it by storm. But, for Finish students Niklas Hed, Jarno Väkeviinen, and Kim Dikert, taking their gaming challenge to the next level was a driving force. And when the trio created their own gaming mogul, Rovio Entertainment, the market noticed. The creator of easily one of the most played games out there - ‘Angry Birds,’ Rovio Entertainment delivers high-value experiences to players. Sharing the joy of gaming globally, Rovio is more than just gaming and maintains an environmental and community mission as well.

Playsoft: Fun & Games Beyond Measure

In the 1990s, the video games industry provided entertainment for a small, limited audience. Thirty years later, thanks to technological development and the rise of the internet, this industry has grown into a widespread international sector. Thus, it is geographically not limited only to Silicon Valley or Asia. Poland is one of the countries that attracted investors in the past few decades thanks to its working capital. Together with some Western European countries, it made Europe the third largest region in the video games market, after the Middle East and Africa. Two enthusiastic, natively French entrepreneurs, Nicolas Bensignor and Pierre-Olivier Monteil, recognized Poland’s potential ahead of time.

AnalyticsIQ: Smart-Model Data Company

'If you don't care about your customers, your competitor will.' - Bob Hooey. Mountains of information circle the internet today, but unless carefully channeled, it may not be beneficial for all data consumers. People used to have trouble searching for the correct information, while companies used to post ads that didn't target the right audience. It was time for a change as brands needed relevant data that they could use as fuel to reach their goals. Dave Kelly saw the potential of building a platform with relevant data about people, which could help marketers, and founded AnalyticsIQ in Atlanta in 2007. AnalyticsIQ is a data company that blends cognitive psychology and data to help you understand the individual's actions.

Freshly: Innovation in the Food Industry

Eat healthy meals every day, and you will feel better than just OK! Everyone deserves to eat healthy meals, but school, work, kids, and other daily distractions make things harder and get in the way. There used to be a shortage of businesses ready to solve this problem and provide a perfect combination of convenience and deliciousness. Michael Wystrach and Carter Comstock knew exactly what busy people wanted when they founded Freshly in New York in 2012. Freshly is a private company that delivers fully prepared meals to its customers throughout the United States. The menu of this service consists of wide-ranging single-serve dishes, such as high-protein, low-carb options to match dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo, and keto diets.

Lori Systems: Revolutionizing Africa’s Logistics

In recent years, Africa has climbed to the top among regions that have made a high jump in development. That is why many companies from around the world are turning to this continent to build and flourish it to its full potential. Generally speaking, the infrastructure and building sectors are the fastest growing ones, with many European or overseas countries increasing their investments day by day. However, this significant change naturally brought some problems, especially in the logistics space. Josh Sandler saw this and decided to make a change. His idea to found Lori Systems was built on the desire to contribute to Africa’s development, emphasizing the need to change their logistics.

SunBasket Meals: More Than Just Regular Plant-based Meals

Hectic schedules and busy lifestyles don’t give people a chance to prepare their meals, so they are pushed toward unhealthy eating habits. Working people and students often skip meals or eat takeout foods because it is a faster and handier option than searching markets looking for organic meals. Those who are vegans find it even harder to buy and consume the best organic food because not all restaurants and snack bars offer vegan meals. Luckily, Adam Zbar, Justine Kelly, Tyler MacNiven, and George Nachtrieb recognized the need for a health food service when they launched SunBasket in 2014.

Veestro: Let’s Eat Plant-Based Meals

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” - Ann Wigmore. American citizens are becoming more health conscious, and at the same time, they are interested in finding solutions to make their life easier. But in this fast-paced world, people don’t have time to shop for food and cook meals. This is where Mark Fachler and Monica Klausner’s Veestro came in. Launched in 2013, Veestro is a food delivery company that offers a solution for working people who wish to eat organic and healthy plant-based meals.

VegReady: Open, Eat, Complete!

It’s said for a reason that in a healthy body lives a healthy mind. In today’s fast-moving world, people are so busy there is no time to cook, let alone enjoy the things around. Everyone is grabbing fast-food, unhealthy meals that would satiate their hunger, all the while not paying attention to the detrimental effect it has on their body. This, coupled with the idea of reducing the consumption of animal products, was the basis for veganism. But, the same obstacle arises – no time to cook. Mark Perlmutter constantly questioned why healthy, affordable food was always so hard to find. He knew eating more plants (even for non-vegans) could help avoid diseases. So what did Mark do? He founded VegReady!

Zebit: Buying Now And Paying Later Without Interest

Keeping up with credit cards and payments and beating the interest rate is one of the biggest challenges in the modern world. Online shopping and paying should be a frictionless experience for everyone, and that’s precisely the idea the two innovation facilitators, Michael Thiemann and Marc Schneider, had when they founded Zebit. This San Diego, CA-based drop shipping startup offers an opportunity for people facing financial hardships to get on track, make payments and get what they need without interest. The embedded buy-now-pay-later option allows both buyers and suppliers to enjoy smooth payments.

AbbVie - Working Towards the Greater Good

“Our mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and products that solve serious health issues, enhance people’s lives today, and address tomorrow's medical challenges.“ This is one of the company's mottos striving to go where others are scared to dare - terminal illnesses. AbbVie, with currently over 50.000 employees worldwide, has set its goals toward reaching the unreachable. Emerging from Abbott in 2013, AbbVie became an individual in its work, with a small abbreviation in the name as they still proudly want to represent where their company originated from.

Cerberus Sentinel - The Mythical Cybersecurity Guard

Running a successful business in the 21st century without a proper cybersecurity provider is unimaginable. The technique of protecting electronic systems, networks, and data, including computers, servers, mobile devices, and other electronic devices, against hostile intrusions is known as cyber security. The security of electronic information is also known as information technology security. As the CEO of many enterprises, David Jemmett faced multiple cybersecurity challenges, which were the foundations for his business idea.

NeuroFlow: A Whole New Approach to Mindfulness

Experiencing negative thoughts is common, but letting them control your life shouldn’t be! Since we’re living in a fast-paced world, many of us don’t find the time to stop and smell the roses. We let moments pass us by and miss out on chances we may not encounter again. Today, we find ourselves more involved in what needs to be done to meet someone else’s expectations rather than focusing on ourselves and what we should do for our well-being. With that notion in mind, two young people decided to end the vicious cycle of self-neglect and offer a new approach to becoming mindful.

Vigil Neuroscience: Reinventing Neuroscience and Changing Lives

Nothing is more fulfilling than working for the greater good. The study of the most complex system in human anatomy, the neurological system, is known as neuroscience. Researchers in the field of neuroscience utilize a variety of methods to get a mechanistic understanding of how the brain functions. This story is about Ivana Magovcevic-Liebisch and how she got the idea to change neurodegenerative disease therapies to help patients, carers, and families.

OptoVision: The World Through a German Lens

We are so preoccupied with the digital world today, trying to catch up to a new show or series, buying things online, searching, and sitting countless hours before a screen that we forget how this affects our health, especially our eyes. So the salvation we seek lies in glasses or, even better, lenses. Günter Agotz and Jürgen Braun - two bright minds - were the first to notice that the medical sector was surprisingly lacking in ophthalmology. So they embarked on a journey to improve it. Their idea was to focus on lens manufacturing to offer the best possible tools to their fellow Germans and later improve the optical instruments that test visual impairment levels. This is how OptoVision was born!

Salubris Bio: Meeting the Special Medical Patient Needs

What if patients with special medical needs have easier access to the treatments they need? Neurodegenerative diseases, oncology, and cardiovascular disease affect millions of people worldwide. Patients who face severe health conditions are looking for a treatment that can provide them with a better quality of life and fewer health problems. With a mission to develop top-quality biologics that can improve the way of living for patients facing complicated diseases, John Li and Samuel Murphy founded SalubrisBio in 2016.

Stealth BioTherapeutics: Better Life For Mitochondrial Patients

A good night's sleep might be the key to most problems. We live busy lives and rush to finish everything on our task lists, which often drains our energy and sucks our youth and beauty. And while we believe that we can quickly fix this condition with a good night's sleep, we give extra time for our mitochondrial disease to take control over our life. Luckily, Hazel Szeto recognized the real reason that makes us exhausted and aged, and in 2007 she founded Stealth Biotherapeutics in Newton, Massachusetts.

Sunbit: Enjoy Life with no Money Constraints

We only regret the chances we didn’t take — this is what works for life, friends, and business. It could be an item we want to buy or an event we want to attend. But we can’t always afford everything we want at the moment. Or we couldn’t. Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is a new payment method that allows people to purchase items online and pay sometime later, either delaying the payment date or splitting the cost into monthly installments. The online shopping platforms with BNPL are growing and becoming popular, especially among teens and young people. Simple online shopping, effortless and safe, BNPL enables customers with more financial power.

Amgen: Pioneers in Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy is unpleasant and reduces the body's ability to deal with an infection, which can worsen the health condition. Lower leucocyte count also leads to severe infections such as sepsis, which is one of the biggest problems for cancer patients. An old proverb says: if you can lower the risk of cancer patients getting sepsis, the world won’t forget to beat a pathway to your door. George Rathmann didn’t search for that path, but he wanted to help hundreds of thousands of people in the process when he co-founded Amgen Inc. Launched in Thousand Oaks, California, in 1980, Applied Molecular Genetics (Amgen) is a multinational biopharmaceutical company specializing in therapeutics.

HYON: The Missing Link in the Blue Economy

There’s no future without eco-consciousness, and HYON knows it best! As years pass by, we, as dwellers of the Earth, have become aware of the negative impact on the green economy, which is a massive step for humankind, but we have failed to popularize the blue economy. Equally as important as the green economy, the blue economy yields a revenue of trillions of dollars a year. As a matter of fact, oceans are the means for the transport of over 90% of all of the traded goods, so we can only imagine the potential damage to the water surfaces. With the goal to halt the possible damages to the blue economy, 3 business entities joined forces and established a company that’ll deliver renewable solutions for the maritime industry.

Jidu Auto - From a Search Engine to a Self-Driving Vehicle

Technology spins the world around, and it is the great minds, such as Robin Li Yanhong, that keep on pushing this world to technological advances unimaginable for us just 20 years ago. This story starts like any other, with an ambitious young boy from a humble family growing up to attain a university diploma and fulfill the duties of ordinary life. But this modest story ends up following a totally different direction. What is truly amazing about Li Yanhong, apart from his endeavors to success, is being the mastermind behind Jidu Auto - the company that manufactured the first robotic car in the world.

Novavax: Gateway to Healthier Life

Vaccines save millions of lives every year, and the development of safe and effective vaccines is a giant step forward for humanity. Programs for mass immunization have already proven successful in controlling and even eliminating certain diseases. Companies for vaccines offer a chance for a longer and healthier life. Scientist Bror Morein recognized the need for new vaccines to protect the world from modern infectious diseases when he launched Novavax, Inc. in Gaithersburg, Maryland, in 1987. Novavax is a late-stage biotechnology enterprise that promotes better-quality health worldwide by discovering, developing, and commercializing innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases.

Soundsuit: The Melody of a Successful Tech Start-up

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” - Friedrich Niche Everywhere you turn, music is there. Whether you’re buying coffee or passing by your favorite restaurant, you can hear soft melodic sounds coming from the inside. However, this music doesn’t just appear on its own - managers lose hours on creating an appropriate playlist for the day. What if that could change? What if you no longer have to spend time creating a playlist, but something does the job for you? Mikael Bourdon, an engineer and technology admirer, realized this gap and had a simple, innovative idea – create a product that adapts to any business nature and finds the appropriate playlist. Hence, Soundsuit!

TC BioPharm: Pioneers in Cancer Treatment

A hard-to-hear cancer diagnosis might no longer mean a terminal outcome in the near future, thanks to TC BioPharm. A staggering cancer-related fact is that over 10 million people lose their lives to cancer each year. According to medical stats, at least one-third of the most common cancer types are preventable. Becoming aware of the fact that cancer is the second-leading cause of death worldwide, Angela Scott, Artin Moussavi, David Gallagher, and Michael Leek couldn’t just stand still and do nothing about it. The year 2014 marked the beginning of TC BioPharm - the company that’ll pull the rug from underneath cancer.

Eyeware: The Tiny, All-Mighty Solution for Eye-Tracking Software

If there’s a way to enhance the deep tech industry, Eyeware knows it! Did you know that the oldest webcam in the world was introduced in 1994? Can you imagine the hype that it created? Well, in 28 years, the technology revolving around webcams has massively evolved and offered web users a whole new experience. Tech companies in the smartphone business, as well as those in deep tech, are looking for cameras and 3D sensor novelties that can be seamlessly incorporated into products. Among the companies that offer such novelties is Eyeware - a Switzerland-found software company that manufactures high-definition head and eye-tracking software using computer vision algorithms and machine perception AI technology.

Pharnext: Redefining the Use of Medical Drugs

It doesn’t take much to find concrete proof of how our lives have extended over the past centuries. We are the living confirmation of how far medicine and pharmaceuticals have gone. Most diseases that had been a threat to our lives can now be treated and cured, and we can continue our lives as if nothing happened in the first place. The key is in “most.” That is where advanced clinical-stage biopharmaceutical companies put their effort in. Since we are witnessing incredible growth in the pharmaceutical sector, even more after the pandemic outbreak in 2020, a tremendous amount of funding is put into research towards a healthier and longer-existing humanity.

Zenyum: Smile, Asia!

No one should hide their smile, not if Zenyum can help it! Dental care in Asia has a tradition of being widespread and practiced by the majority of Asians. Still, few can afford top-notch oral care due to the high prices of dental care. When Julian Artopé came head-to-head with the issue, he couldn’t grasp the fact that dental care in Asia was off-limits to many due to low accessibility and the cost of the procedures. As a savvy entrepreneur, Julian knew exactly how to start a company that’ll benefit people in the most suitable way. Julian founded Zenyum, a company that delivered invisible braces and a range of oral cosmetic services using cutting-edge 3D technology.

Hastee: Giving Financial Control Back to Employees

Happy employees are the best employees, and Hastee makes sure of that! Fact: Financial problems are the number 1 leading cause of stress. The uncertainty of not knowing when your next pay is coming can mess up the quality of life beyond recognition. Well, two people decided to do something about it, enabling workers to get part of their earnings whenever needed. Hastee is the company that came to be due to the will and determination of James Herbert and Simon Draper to let employees get more financial benefits out of their own pay.

Bounce Imaging: A Whole New Outlook on the Surroundings

Parallel to the ever-lasting evolution of technology, the concept of identity and security is rapidly changing and requiring new equipment for businesses. While old-school cameras only let you see the world with a limited field of view, Francisco Aguilar set out on a mission to provide a completely new opportunity for the tactical industry. Francisco’s brainchild, Bounce Imaging, designs throwable sensors and cameras for the highest-quality omnidirectional image stitching algorithms available to first responders. Unlike the usual, one-dimensional view offered by traditional cameras, the devices manufactured by Bounce Imaging observe in all directions simultaneously.

Hiya: The Smartphone Protector of Fraudulent Calls

We live in a smartphone-dominant era where 6.4 billion people use mobile phones worldwide. As the number of smartphone users grows, the number of issues with spam messages and annoying phone calls from unknown numbers increases. However, many smartphone users weren’t expecting those difficulties, and the situation made them feel unprotected. Looking back, Alex Algard was one of the few people who recognized the problem and the need for a solution on time when he launched Hiya in 2016. Hiya is a Seattle-based Caller-ID app that sells caller profile information to identify incoming calls or block unwanted numbers.

Modular Medical: Reinventing Diabetes Care

People with diabetes can still live fully-functioning lives thanks to Modular Medical. In the US alone, more than 37 million people have diabetes, and 1 in 5 don’t know they have it. Rapidly becoming the 7th leading cause of death in the States, diabetes is making people believe their lives should be led differently than usual, but not if Paul DiPerna has a say in it. To help diabetes patients feel good about themselves, Paul devised an approach that would reinvent diabetic care that was practiced until 1998. Using all of his knowledge to devise a medical asset that will help struggling diabetics control the disease, Paul made his vision a reality.

Brex: Reinterpreting Financial Systems

The digital world is with us - almost everything we do today can be done online. Every business shifted to the online space in the last couple of years. Restaurants have started accepting and delivering through online apps, shops have opened e-stores of their brands, etc. But what happened with the financial part of their stories? Many businesses, especially start-ups, can’t get access to a full scope of financial services if their credit score is not acceptable. This is what Henrique Dubugras and Pedro Franceschi saw as a flaw in the system and decided to change.

MikMak: Bringing E-Commerce to the Social Media Generation

In the ever-changing world of tech, e-commerce needs to follow the trends to thrive. How we shop online has changed drastically over the last few years. Retailers can no longer rely on customers visiting their stores directly. Instead, social media is becoming the dominant marketplace. However, many companies failed to adapt to these changes. That was until Rachel Tipograph noticed the disconnect and decided to bridge the gap. She figured that there had to be a better marketing strategy than sending emails. Thus, MikMak was created.

Curology: The Custom Weapon to Fight Acne

Order a custom skin care solution shipped to your doorstep, and get clear and glowing skin! We all know how important good skin care is, but unfortunately, things can get in the way. Many of us don’t know what products to use. And if we do find the right products, they can be too expensive for our budget. But there is a company that wants to change that. Curology was founded by Nancy Satyr and her 2 sons, David Lortscher and Glenn Lortscher. But it was only with the financial help of Kris Fredrickson that their dream was possible. With Curology, clients can get a custom prescription for their skincare products provided by a professional dermatologist. The users can then order these products and have them delivered right to their doorstep.

Unqork - The Premium Spot For No-Code Complex Apps

Creating an app of any sort is far from easy, and not everyone can do it. The biggest obstacle faced is the coding process. This takes time to learn and requires a lot of effort. But what if there was a way to create an app without entering a single line of code? Can we really make high-quality software without coding? According to Gary Hoberman, yes, we can! This tech genius thought of ways to help people facing this problem and came up with a simple solution - Unqork. This is a no-code enterprise application designed to help businesses develop complex apps free of the standard code procedure. Unqork was created to help any business, enterprise, insurance, healthcare, and even government devise their own PaaS apps.

Brooklinen: The Ultimate Comfort

There is an age-old saying, “You get what you pay for.” But what if that could change? Everyone wants quality products that would garnish their homes. Yet, the unfortunate reality is that these are usually expensive. Well, that has finally changed thanks to a power couple with a knack for creativity! Meet Rich and Vicki Fulop, the brain behind Brooklinen - a company that sells various home products that provide ultimate comfort. The merchandise ranges from bedding necessities to bath mats, robes, curtains, etc., while cutting the overall cost. The middleman is out of the picture, allowing customers to purchase high-quality home essentials at reasonable prices.

Dataiku: The World's Leading Platform for Everyday AI

“Artificial intelligence is the future, and the future is here!” The world expects AI to surpass human intelligence and start automating various industries by 2025. It has the power to boost business productivity by up to 40%, so right now, over 50% of the world's population uses AI assistance. AI has always been the doorway to the future. In 2013 in Paris, 4 bright minds saw the many opportunities this could bring and decided to help the world with it. Thus, Florian Douetteau, Clément Stenac, Thomas Cabrol, and Marc Batty created a platform for everyday artificial intelligence that democratizes data and empowers organization-wide collaboration - Dataiku!

Finverity - Closing the Funding Gap in Emerging Markets

When investors struggle with the fragmented supply chain finance sector and lack of standards and visibility of the money chain, Finverity offers a solution, first in a class. In this new era of globalization and improved connections, still, a historical financial gap exists between developed countries and those still in development. Having founders ready to invest on one side and emerging small businesses with fresh ideas, but need financial support to survive on the other, is like having two islands that need each other.

Human Interest - Retiring Plans Have Never Been This Good

Long sandy beaches or vast verdant mountains - that is what most people want when they punch their ticket for the last time at work. But if you don’t have a good retirement plan, chances are these will be left as only vivid dreams. Many companies don’t provide employees with a 401(k) plan. Driven by the need to change this, Roger Lee and Paul Sawaya decided to open Human Interest. This company is built on the idea of helping small and medium-sized businesses form high-quality retirement plans with the lowest cost. It is made with end-to-end technology, aiming to solve administrative and compliance problems and form quality retirement plans for the company’s retired members.

Retrieving Lost Funds Worth Millions Only With Gravy

A failed payment can damage a company financially, but multiple such occurrences can drown one’s business in debt and drive potential investors away. Driven by a personal problem in the same area, Casey Graham decided it was time to make a change. He got an idea to become a middle-man no one sees and notices while fixing companies’ financial issues. Together with Renee Weber, they created Gravy, a company born to make things right as its main purpose is to recover failed payments and retain customers. This way, businesses can gain back huge sums of money that would otherwise slip through their fingers.

Auth0 - Verification Taken to the Next Level

All companies often have trouble verifying users and determining whether they are legit or not. This used to be a painful process considering it’s a tricky thing to distinguish such occurrences. Luckily, Auth0 came to the scene and as a helping hand to many businesses that try to overcome this problem. The co-founders Eugenio Pace and Matias Woloski decided to finally create a system that would help every global enterprise facing complex identity-use processes.

Butter CMS: Manage Your Content With Style

Want more traffic to your website? Content is key! It projects the driving force of the company, the goals we wish to achieve, and what the service customers can expect to receive. Creating a website for your business may seem like nuclear physics, but it can be a stroll in the park. Content Management Systems (CMS) come in to make your life easy. CMS assists users in creating, managing, and modifying website content without hiring expensive technical support specializing in the field.

Daily Harvest: Delivering Healthy Food to Your Door

Burgers, pizza, pasta, pancakes, donuts, and other calorie cocktails can be at your door within minutes. What about healthy food? We all know of the already existing fast-food delivery chains, but getting vegetables and fruits delivered to your home is usually not an option. Or better said - it wasn’t. Daily Harvest is a customer-first platform that delivers healthy veggies and fruits upon subscription. The genius behind Daily Harvest is the 39-year-old New York entrepreneur Rachel Drori. The idea that made her consider Daily Harvest was to allow people to order fresh and nutritious food and ease their busy daily schedules.

Faire: Empowering Entrepreneurs to Chase Their Dreams

The secret of successful retailing is to give your customers what they want, as said by Sam Walton. But selling brands to local retailers without help is frustrating, or it used to be. In 2017, a group of five people came up with a groundbreaking idea - to launch an online wholesale marketplace that can connect independent artisans and brands with local retailers. So, Walton built Walmart and became a successful businessman, while the squad of 4 created Faire, helping everyone become successful retailers.

Interstride: No Boundaries for International Students

Getting a higher education degree is no easy task, and international students know it best. They need particular, customizable advice and insights, job opportunities, and a community they can reach out to and receive the support they need for academic success. Inspired by their own experience, Christian Eder and Nitin Agrawal had these exact needs in mind when they teamed up to start Interstride. The two entrepreneurs founded Interstride in 2018 in San Francisco as an educational tech startup with one primary vision - to help international students and their universities with convenient support services that will close the gap in job prospects.

Rippling: Replacing Paperwork With Software on a Highest Level

Those who run a company know it has a lot of manual administrative work. It takes hours to onboard new employees, and there’s much work connected to organization chart changes or sending out annual reminders, resulting in a mountain of paperwork. That’s where Rippling comes in! The company’s mission is to create a single system for employee information that companies can plug in and play right into. The tandem that made Rippling possible is made of two creative guys, Parker Conrad and Prasanna Sankar.

Songtradr - Powering the World by Music

As Louis Amstrong liked to say - 'Music is life itself.' And for many people, music is a way of life, even though managing a career in the industry isn’t easy. The Australian performer and songwriter Paul Wiltshire decided to revolutionize how music artists connect and other people in need of music content. The core purpose of Songtradr is to allow people to manage their careers in the music industry and establish music rights. What started as a garage project in 2014 today allows a much easier song licensing process, authorizing others to use the pieces for films and advertisements. Artists can upload their music on the platform for free and set their licensing fees.

Well Health Inc - Patient-Healthcare Communication Has Never Been Easier

Communication is at the core of every society. And when it comes to healthcare, it’s not a secret that the communication between patients and healthcare providers is not as practical as it should be. Guillaume De Zwirek and Joe Tischler had a brilliant idea to combat this two-sided problem. They thought of creating a platform that would ease the communication between patients and healthcare in the US. Their groundbreaking idea came to life in 2015 and has been a staple in the industry ever since. Well Health is a communication tool that allows the healthcare front offices to get in touch with their patients through instant chat, email, and phone lines.

Bestow: The Gift of Safety

Life insurance is the safety net we all need in the fast-developing world, where danger lurks around every corner. With it, you get financial protection for yourself and your family if something unfortunate happens. However, getting this insurance requires a long, complex process. Driven by the unfairness tucked beneath this problem, Melbourne O’Banion and Jonathan Abelmann decided to create a way in which all people could get life insurance in mere seconds. And thus, Bestow came to life!

Dispatch: Never Pay More Than What You Bargained For!

An increasing number of civilians unknowingly pay expenses placed on them by the brand they’re working with. More than a few enterprises have independent contractors working for their installation, repair, and maintenance services. However, this exposes the customer experience and the brand’s reputation to unnecessary risk. It’s normal for customers to expect transparent service and have their expectations met. A couple of Boston natives, Alex Beletsky, Avi Goldberg, Eliran Sapir, and Yaakov Zar, created Dispatch - software that automatically connects consumers to businesses and their outside services. Using it, clients can communicate service details and manage jobs via their mobile devices.

Petal: Equal Opportunities of Credit for Everyone

Credit cards were one of the biggest revolutions in the financial world. People could finally leave their checkbooks at home and just pack the small plastic card in their wallets. However, as time passed, credit cards accumulated credit debt. Over half the population in the US has credit card debt, making acquiring a new credit card a very challenging process. A few finance experts sought a way of making credit more accessible by focusing on cash flow instead of credit scores. Andrew Endicott, David Enrich, Jason Gross, and Jack Arenas reimagined how credit score was perceived.

2ndKitchen: The Only Kitchen You’ll Need

Get ready to order your favorite meal, no matter where you go out! In the client-centered sphere of food tech, customers want to have more options on food choices when dining out, and venues want to meet these desires. However, not every establishment has the needed resources to run a dedicated on-site kitchen and prepare food for its guests. So what are they to do? This is precisely what 2ndKitchen aims to solve - developed by Arik Gaisler, Jonathan Elron and Nick Anastasiades - this company enables any venue to serve the food they want.

Adani Wilmar: Spreading the Taste of India

Is there anyone who doesn't appreciate stir-fried rice or homemade doughnuts cooked in the finest edible oil? Adani Wilmar doesn’t think so! Food and agricultural goods have been a part of everyone’s lives since the dawn of time, however, in comparison to the past, we all desire to live a healthier life now. Adani Wilmar is dedicated to helping you with the benefits of a healthier lifestyle - it provides goods that will fit in your kitchen well. What sets this company apart on the market is its commitment to providing safe, healthy, and high-quality agricultural commodities and food on a long-term basis - and that’s exactly what the majority of people are searching for!

AfterPay: A Pocket-Friendly Payment Alternative

The one and only secret to total wellness is to live each moment to the fullest. Since practically everyone connects the term ‘wellness’ with the human body, it’s time to shift the focus - we’ll concentrate on financial wellness. Many people wish to buy things without spending their last dollar - which isn’t always the case. However, there is someone who can help people buy the items they’ve placed in their virtual shopping cart while also allowing them to maintain financial wellness - we’re referring to Afterpay!

Allbirds: Walking in Sustainable Shoes Never Felt Better

Is there such a thing as comfortable and stylish shoes made of eco and premium materials? Yes, there is - Allbirds knows all about it! Allbirds is a fashion company that designs and creates shoes made from natural materials, such as wool. This eco-friendly company is an environmentally conscious fashion brand specializing in producing long-lasting footwear. Allbirds was launched in 2016, and until today, it has become a global brand. With affordable prices and excellent quality, the Allbirds shoes are even loved by Emma Watson, Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and many others.

Alpha MOS: Reinventing Senses

Recreating the human eye, nose and tongue is no longer a pipe dream! Artificial sense organs such as the human nose could bring many advantages for humankind. That way, you can have a machine or computer detect and measure the composition and contamination of whatever you’d want. You can also calibrate it to be more sensitive than the real thing! Jean-Christophe Mifsud had that exact idea over 20 years ago when he founded Alpha MOS. After studying chemistry and chemical engineering at one of France's top universities, he realized the potential artificial sensory analysis devices would have.

AnswersNow: A Safe Haven for Autism

Autism is a spectrum of different conditions that are characterized by challenges that children face in their daily life. These challenges include nonverbal communication, social skills, speech, and repetitive behavior. What is important to understand is that autism is not an illness that needs treatment. It’s something that a child is born with or it may develop at a young age. It’s a condition where the brain functions differently from the remainder of the population. Considering that parents don’t always get the help and support they need from professionals, and with the COVID-19 pandemic changing people’s lives, Jeff Beck and Adam Dreyfus came up with the idea to turn their AnswersNow platform into a tele-ABA platform.

Arohan Financial: A Ray of Hope for the Financially Underprivileged

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail - and Arohan Financial would never let you fail! The majority of us have been in a situation where we are financially insecure and unable to meet our basic needs. When you have no one to support you, it can be quite difficult, but fortunately, there are financial services that can extend a helping hand when you need it the most. Vineet Rai saw that the number of Indians in need of help was growing every day, therefore, he devised something that saved countless lives - the Aavishkaar Group.

ASOS: The Fashion Phenomenon of the 21st Century

ASOS - the British online fashion retailer that never goes out of style. Who wouldn’t want to go shopping from the comfort of your living room? In just a few clicks you can get the latest clothing items delivered straight to your doorstep. That is exactly what 4 young lads had in mind at the turn of the millennium. In 2000, as the internet was becoming more popular, 4 visioners gathered in London and decided to make the most out of it. Thus, Nick Robertson, Andrew Regan, Quentin Griffiths, and Deborah Thorpe created an online retailer primarily aimed at young adults, but their business expanded faster than they could have imagined.

Authentic Brands Group: The Hub of Brands

No one does brand management for the stars better than ABG! Finding a company that encourages young people and brands to find their identity, evolve, and become trending in the industry is made possible thanks to ABG. The Authentic Brands Group is a marketing and brand platform that helps firms in the fashion, sports, and entertainment industries flourish. Entertainment brands like Elvis Presley, O’Neal, Marilyn Monroe, and Nine West are all part of ABG. It’s no wonder that fan-favorite Shaquille O’Neal became part of ABG!

Baobab Clothing: The Shirt That’s As Good As New

Instead of getting frustrated about not finding the clothes you like, start a personal clothing brand -it’s that simple! It’s no secret that the quality in the clothing industry has been dropping over the years. In the race to make their brands more acceptable and affordable for a large audience, clothing companies are starting to compensate for quality over price and quantity. Brandon Davenport and Marcellus Alexander III are two friends who decided enough is enough. Why spend loads of money on clothes with questionable quality that will shrink or fade after a few washes?

The HqO Experience: Everyone’s Workplace, but Better

Workplace experiences are the latest trend among countless businesses and yet - not everyone has boarded the innovation train. Interestingly, the root of every quality workplace or commercial venue starts with a respective building. And no one combines buildings with flair and working experiences quite like HqO. Designed by four curious masterminds, HqO is a remarkable company that pays special focus on the quality of a work setting and the overall satisfaction of its employees and management. HqO is the global partner of all businesses that want to adopt customer-oriented workplace experiences.

iFIT Health and Fitness: Fitness Never Felt So Personal

In a world of the same fitness exercises, one company took a more personal turn. Slowly but steadily, we are coming back to our old daily routines and habits, finally free of restrictions. As the fitness industry is expanding by the minute, more and more people are confiding in fitness to achieve their dream figure and boost their health. Many of us have tried different sets of exercises recommended by our friends, swearing by them, but they did nothing for us. Back in 2013, two men set out to shake things up in fitness and revolutionize the industry, offering to each their own.

Millie: Sharing Is Caring

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” - Maya Angelou Rachel Klausner wanted to create a way to make people more involved in giving and more thoughtful of their donations; thus, Millie was born. The platform is designed to make charitable donations fun and accessible, and to create a workplace culture that encourages these activities. Ultimately, Millie’s goal is to have a big effect on how people engage with giving, and consequently make a significant impact on the world in the most positive way.

Bawat A/S: Preserving the Eco-Balance, One Ship at a Time

Let’s set sail and explore how ships can become more eco-friendly, Bawat-style. Large ships usually take up ballast water from one destination and dump it at another. This water is essential because it helps keep the ship stable. However, this water often contains biological contaminants and sediment that could be harmful at the ship’s final destination. This is where Bawat comes in to save the ecosystem. Marcus Peter Hummer created this company in 2011 to help clean the ballast water used by ships. Thanks to him, today the oceans are just that much cleaner.

Biller Genie: Making Billing Issues Disappear

If your wish is to make timely payments, then Biller Genie will make it come true! Are you running a business and having issues with late payments that are costing you time and money? Well, there is a company called Biller Genie that will put an end to that! Biller Genie is a service that enables automated cloud-based accounts receivable solutions to small and mid-sized enterprises - and it is one of the few that does so. Thomas Aronica is solely responsible for the company's success. He is the man who built the company's pillars and many other businesses' cornerstones.

BeeReaders Inc.: A Unique Play-and-Learn Experience

Educational content that’s fun and playful?! - Sí, por favor! Well, here is a company that can entertain you while you learn how to habla. BeeReaders Inc. is the company we're talking about! BeeReaders Inc. is a digital reading platform that aims to expand the academic opportunities for Spanish-speaking children in grades K-12. This platform allows tutors to provide a customized learning experience. The incredible combo of Luis Gringras and Ruben Arias - the creators of this innovative platform that has aided so many pupils - is credited with the company's success.

Branch: Innovation-Led Solutions for Modern-Day Issues

The mobile app industry has grown into a titan in less than a blink of an eye, becoming directly interwoven with the future of humanity as we know it. And at the center of it all is one piece of land in sunny California, Silicon Valley. One of the rare companies that managed to beat all odds and branch out into the mobile development industry is Branch – a mobile linking and attribution software. Mada Seghete, Alex Austin, Mike Molinet, and Dmitri Gaskin are the brains behind the company. They started it in 2014, inspired by a class in their Business postgraduate program at Stanford. The four of them have entirely different backgrounds but share two common interests – innovation and software engineering.

BUTTON Wallet: Blockchain Solutions at the Tip of Your Finger

Get into the world of cryptocurrency with a click of a BUTTON. Even though cryptocurrency is taking the world by storm, there are still people that struggle with the whole process. Getting verified as a new user and purchasing crypto can take up to 3 weeks in the US. The further development of the blockchain industry aims to ease this process and enable users with a debit card to get eligible for a crypto purchase within an hour. Alexandr Safonov, Kirill Kuznetcov, and Nick Kozlov joined their forces with a shared vision - the evolution and optimization of financial technology that would let users manage their digital assets more efficiently and safely.

Chisel: Helping Sculpt Success

Masterpieces have been created by the use of a straightforward tool, a chisel. Used for intricate designs and sculpting, the secret magic behind this tool may be mirrored in today’s technology. Every artisan is looking for the best way to create a masterpiece that others will admire. But unlike art, the chisel in technology aids in solving problems and helping others achieve their goals. One such visionary craftsman is Praful Chavda, a young man who started Chisel to fix a problem he was having with previous product management software.

Choco: Making Food-Wasting a Thing of the Past

Get all of your orders in order with Choco. The food industry is keeping up with trends and modernizing its systems. Are you tired of dictating your order in audio messages and checking for error deliveries? This is all changing now -there is a new kid on the food scene ready to make your life heaven. Choco is the answer to connecting restaurants with their suppliers while at the same time optimizing the food supply chain. A pioneer in the global food industry, Choco is among the fastest-growing start-ups.

Chordate Medical AB: Curing Health Problems in Unusual Ways

Chronic migraines and nasal congestion are soon to be a thing of the past. A lot of people suffer from chronic migraines around the world. In fact, an estimated 110 to 170 million people suffer from it around the world, leading to productivity loss and healthcare costs. The world is in dire need of better migraine treatments. This is where Chordate Medical AB comes into play. With the help of its CEO, Anders Weilandt, the company is working on an innovative new procedure to tackle chronic migraines and nasal congestion. Chordate Medical’s pride and joy is called Kinetic Oscillation Stimulation (K.O.S.), a drug-free alternative to traditional migraine treatments. And what’s more, it has no side effects, whatsoever.

Clumio: Data Protection for the Modern Times

How many of us have misplaced essential files and been unable to recover them? Fortunately, a company based in Santa Clara, California, believes that such issues will be a thing of the past - we're talking about Clumio. Clumio makes data protection easier for businesses. Its secure solutions protect against ransomware while also allowing businesses to meet demanding regulatory standards, backup and recover data in minutes, and gain better insight to reduce cloud storage expenses. Clumio's story features a trinity consisting of Kaustubh Patil, Poojan Kumar, and Woon Ho Jung, the masterminds behind the company.

CNote: Making What Goes Around to Come Back Around

There’s a new safe spot for your money in town! Do you ever think about where your money goes to sleep at night? - most likely a spot on the shelves to collect dust. While you're letting your money slumber like that and doing nothing to benefit you or the world around you, there's still time to reverse that - CNote is coming with something spectacular to offer! CNote is an investment platform that allows you to earn a competitive return while also expanding economic inclusion and aiding financially marginalized communities around the United States.

CoachHub: Coaching for the Next Generation

Every job is challenging and requires complete dedication, but sometimes companies and their employee teams have trouble finding the right motivation. In difficult times, all a company needs is a coach to help motivate the employees into highly successful and inspirational leaders. Such a platform is CoachHub, a digital coaching firm launched in Berlin, Germany, in 2018. The platform provides the most advanced professional growth at all career levels and customized and quantifiable coaching packages that help companies achieve their business objectives. Digital coaching is a growing trend in the area of coaching, especially in recent years.

Coded Minds: Encoding Young Minds With the Feel of the Future

Kid-friendly coding? Yes, Coded Minds made coding appealing to children. In recent years, iSTEAM education has been on the rise, especially among elementary students. However, for now, there are only a few such educational platforms that offer to teach kids about innovation, science, technology, engineering, arts, and math - all combined. With parents being skeptical regarding this way of learning and the platforms lacking in budget, none of the companies have made a big boom on the market. That was until 2017, when Coded Minds was formally established with headquarters in Dubai. Omar Farooqui got the idea to create an iSTEAM platform with a more unconventional learning approach and available high-tech tools.

CryptoSpend: The Crypto Credit Card You Can Use

Crypto savings can now take a new form - credit cards. Crypto enthusiasts have been waiting for the day their currency of choice is ‘ripe’ enough before they spend it. Luckily, the time has come for crypto fanatics to be able to spend as little or as much as they want to without having to go through the classic trading scheme. Aussies can now pay their bills or purchase anything they want, thanks to CryptoSpend. CryptoSpend is an app made by Australian people allowing everyone to enjoy crypto to AU$ transactions as smoothly as if they were using regular cash.

Dapper Labs: A Blockchain of Fun and Games

Dapper Labs can give you exclusive access to sports events you won’t see on TV! With the ever-increasing number of intellectual products and properties, the problem of authenticity also becomes much more complex. These days, people can hardly distinguish between an original or a copy, between a unique piece and a dupe. This is where Dapper Labs takes the stage as an NFT (Non-fungible) company that provides blockchain services. The company’s ultimate mission is to cover some of the best games and entertainment events while providing customers with a chance to participate by buying NFTs proactively.

Elly: Decompress the Financial Stress With Elly

Can you imagine passing a day without using an app? Hardly so. More and more apps are being developed to ease out everyday navigation and use certain resources. Dejan Roljič and Matej Gregorčič are the two partners behind the revolutionary multi-functional wallet, Elly or Eligma, as it used to be called in the first place. Slovenia is thought to be the Silicon Valley of Europe and the Balkans since it has given the world many brilliant young minds like Dejan and Matej. How did two fellow entrepreneurs from the Balkans come up with an idea to develop an app that can make transactions easier than ever?

Extend: Out With the Old, In With the New Customer Experience

How many times have you wished for a better customer experience? Due to the legacy system being outdated, it causes headaches to millions of people worldwide. Thousands of customers were desperately waiting for a company that could help eliminate the issues they face with legacy offerings. Joe Moss, Michael Darmousseh, Rohan Shah, and Woodrow H. Levin heard the echoing scream when they created the brand Extend. Although the 4 co-founders strongly believed in their idea, they couldn’t have imagined the popularity they would reach with Extend.