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Agendia N.V.: A New Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

On average, 1 in 8 women in the United States develops invasive breast cancer in their lifetime, which speaks volumes about the need for the development of diagnostic technology. It is the duty of modern medicine to help breast cancer patients and their families that watch them go through this debilitating disease. An early diagnosis and personalized treatment in alignment with the highest medical care standards are the main factors in improving patients’ quality of life. Bernard Sixt, Laura Johanna van 't Veer, and Rene Bernards embarked on a noble mission to make the breast cancer patient's journey easier through effective molecular diagnostics.

AllCampus: Building a Better World for University Students

The future of academic education is now - and it’s inevitably linked to the development of technology, says AllCampus. Students’ demands are gradually expanding and so are modern universities’ needs for constant evolution of their academic programs. Nowadays, virtual management services are of great help in creating better conditions and changing academia for the better. Having worked on raising awareness in high education spaces for more than two decades, the vision for technological progress in academia is what prompted Joe Diamond to create AllCampus.

AMTD Digital: Accelerating the Digitalization of Financial Services

The digital revolution of actual economies and people's everyday lives has become the new normal. To empower and unify our ecosystem of digital enterprises, businesses need a multi-dimensional, integrated digital platform - and that is what AMTD Digital does best! Having worked in the finance sector for a long time, Calvin Choi realized that companies must become digital to survive. He then went on his journey to create this revolutionary platform - and what a fruitful journey it has been.

Amylyx Pharmaceuticals: A Beam of Hope on the Pharmaceutical Horizon

Lending a helping hand to struggling patients is the one thing Amylyx does best! Some statistics show that today in the US, close to 1 million people are living with some sort of neurodegenerative disease. Fortunately, there are dedicated companies and organizations that work tirelessly to make these people’s day-to-day life a whole lot easier. Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, a fast-growing pharmaceutical company, was founded in 2014, with the initial idea and optimism to create a treatment for people living with neurodegenerative diseases.

Aspire Global: Vape Safely and with Style

By offering nothing less than top-quality products to users around the world, Aprire Global is the go-to place for vaping products! Old-school smoking can seriously harm your health, but your lungs will be quite grateful if you switch to e-cigarettes. The public awareness-raising about the health risks of smoking has significantly increased the popularity of the e-cigarette and vape market. Not only have smokers opened their eyes to the harmful effects of this habit, but the improved technology and added flavors (such as fruits, menthol, or nuts) are another reason that makes e-cigarettes much more appealing to consumers nowadays.

B Capital Group: A Helping Hand for Sprouting Businesses

Life would be so much easier for promising entrepreneurs if only they had a little support and help, in raising their companies. That’s especially needed nowadays when both new and existing entrepreneurs struggle with financial problems, recognition issues, and so on. Here comes B Capital Group - one of the biggest companies that enable entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and gain worldwide visibility. It was launched in 2015 by Eduardo Saverin, Howard Morgan, and Raj Ganguly. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, the company links technological start-up firms with the most influential globally known CEOs, platforms, and brands.

Beeznests: Locating the Right Remote Talent for Your Business

Are you a busy bee looking for work? Beeznests is your nest! The Covid-19 pandemic left half of the world’s population unemployed. With most of the people stuck in lockdown, businesses had no other choice but to pause or completely stop services. With no guests in restaurants, many students were left with no summer jobs. There came a need to observe new ways of remote working. Amanda Lee and Jin Liu made every student’s life a bit easier when they launched a freelance platform that will remotely connect businesses to the sought-after talent.

Biotechnology’s New Rising Hope: Beroni Group

The fact that technology has reached its peak and scientists still haven’t found the cure for cancer is astonishing. The sad truth is that over 18% of the Australian population is at risk of developing cancer at some point during their lifetime, and the numbers are only increasing by the year. Although the cure still hasn’t been found, biotechnology is working towards bringing humanity closer to it. This is where Boqinq Zhang enters the picture. His benevolent character and personal upbringing motivated him to dedicate his life to alternative medicine and technology.

Chainalysis: Increasing Trust in Blockchain,One Block at a Time

Step into the crypto world, worry-free, because Chainalysis made sure you’re in it for a smooth ride! Bitcoin and blockchain are increasingly familiar terms you will nowadays come across in the mainstream economy narrative. However, one lingering question still holds some people back - is cryptocurrency safe? Building a strong cybersecurity network is the most efficient way to enhance the global climate of trust in blockchains. Many institutions that work to fight illicit cryptocurrency activity - such as businesses, law enforcement agencies, and regulators - need further assistance and professional upgrade in their policies.

CinCor Pharma: Where Hearts are Taken Care of

Over 47% of the US population suffers from hypertension, meaning almost half the citizens are at risk of cardiovascular diseases. High blood pressure can cause the heart to give out earlier than expected, and the number of young deaths keeps increasing. But where science has failed, perhaps biotechnology could succeed and finally produce the remedy for high blood pressure. Catherine Pearce and Jon Isaacsohn entered the picture with a promise to create a world-class, groundbreaking drug that will help patients kiss hypertension goodbye!

Chobani: Healthy Yogurt-y Deliciousness

All hail the Yogurt King, offering deliciousness since 2005! Nowadays, the lack of nutritious, non-dairy yogurts encouraged a certain food-maker to tackle the food industry and shake it up a bit. Thanks to a brand known as Chobani, enjoying a delicious glass of yogurt has never been more pleasurable. When the idea popped into founder Hamdi Ulukaya’s head, he immediately thought of a motto like “make healthier and quality vegan food more approachable by all people worldwide”. Given the fact that no other food company before 2005 had produced plant-based natural greek yogurts, Chobani made a big boom on the market.

Coforge: The Forger of IT Solutions

Do you desire control over your destiny in the workplace? Let Coforge lend a hand. If someone wishes to modernize, update, or build superior solutions, some support with innovation and speed-to-market will be necessary on their behalf. It can only be supplied by a team that understands the context of the business process and also has the skills to implement the most suitable technological solutions. To assist millions of individuals all over the globe, Rajendra Pawar and Vijay Thadani created NIIT Technologies. Coforge Limited is the name that this firm is currently commonly known by.

Coresystems: The Core of System Development

'The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams' – Eleanor Roosevelt. As the years pass, internet services count bigger and larger successes. Today, each person has the opportunity to find out all the information they need with just one click. But for finding any information, proper internet speed is needed, right? Well, Coresystems understood the task well and delivered it! Following his dreams, young Manuel Grenacher founded Coresystems - an independent system-developing company based in Windyz, Switzerland.

Decipher Biosciences: Tearing Up the Veil of the Unknown

Battling a dreadful disease is never easy, but Decipher Biosciences might just turn things around! News that someone has cancer will forever be harsh. However, with the help of Decipher Biosciences, patients can feel more confident about the course of their treatment. Decipher Biosciences is an oncology company that focuses on urologic cancers. The development of their tests provides information, which previously wasn’t available to physicians.

Delphi Digital: A Leader in Cutting-Edge Crypto Research

The crypto industry is taking over and only the best competitors are able to stand out from the crowd, much like Delphi Digital! Today’s digital market is a challenging and crowded place where high-quality technology and precise analysis are necessary factors on the road to success. Companies are required to tailor their project analysis, research, and consulting services to the highest and ever-growing standards of the industry. Anil Lulla, Medio Demarco, and Tom Shaughnessy Jr. are the names behind one of the leading brands in the crypto field, Delphi Digital.

Direct Digital Holdings: Only the Best to Boost Your Health

Every health issue needs trustworthy medical assistance, just ask Direct Digital! We live in an ever-changing world where it might seem as nothing is certain anymore. When it comes to the most important thing in our lives - our health, we need a solution we can trust. And that is exactly what we’ll talk about. Direct Digital, or as it is now known - Adaptive Health, was set up to offer people health products they can trust to work. But that wouldn’t have been possible without the ingenuity of the company’s founders - Brandon Adcock and John Kim.

Elicio Therapeutics: A Glimmer of Hope For Cancer Treatment

Kicking cancer out of the way is Elicio’s mission for a healthier tomorrow! Cancer, one of the most dangerous diseases today, along with a few other diseases, is still unknown to doctors and the world. To save as many people as fast as possible, medicine needs to evolve efficiently, and medical innovations must be made. Elicio Therapeutics is a startup that restructures and rebuilds a person’s immune system with the goal of defeating cancer and other infectious disorders.

Everside Health Group: The Ultimate Tech-Driven Healthcare Platform

Everside is rounding up the best of the best in healthcare to make sure no one is left untreated! Even though there are many healthcare centers and platforms, not all of them offer high-technology apparatuses and exceptional treatments to their patients. Anyone who has ever required medical help can agree on one thing - technology-led healthcare delivers better results. Developing long-term relations with its clients and patients is what Eversde Health Group is aiming for.

Four Springs Capital Trust: Quality Real Estate at Its Best

Four Springs Capital Trust has arrived to make the impossible possible! Many individuals struggle to locate reputable real estate companies, and as a result, many of them wind up with a bad one or one that does not provide the services required. Fortunately, Four Spring Capital Trust is of high-quality character! It is a self-managed real estate investment trust that focuses on purchasing, holding, and actively managing a portfolio of single-tenants - and only high-quality services are what they provide! And we have Spencer Segura to thank.

Gilt Groupe: Retail Fashion Outlet for Everyone

The fashion industry is constantly evolving and so is the need for modern, customer-friendly retail services focusing on the right values. A successful fashion outlet in the 21 century requires the perfect juxtaposition of retail and technology. Contemporary entrepreneurs in this ever-growing, competitive industry are here to generate innovation, change, and satisfy new demands. These are the main pillars of the entrepreneurial team that started the success story under the name of Gilt Groupe.

Global Esports (GE): India’s Esports Dream Team

No one has managed to reinvent esports quite like Global Esports, the silent victor. Like it or not, we’re living in a world predominated by gaming, and gaming 24/7. Once you start playing, you just can't get enough. Step by step, games have reached the height of paid jobs. You start out playing as a hobby to fill your time, but you end up making a lot of money just by playing games. An example of that is Mohit Israney and Rushindra Sinha, childhood friends and founders of Global Esports GE.

FreeCast: High-quality Video Streaming for the Whole World!

The world of video content is at the tip of your fingers, thanks to FreeCast! We all spend a lot of time watching movies, shows, documentaries, and all sorts of entertainment media. But, not all digital materials are available everywhere, and that might pose a problem. Therefore, a platform that contains the whole universe of streaming entertainment was very much needed. So, when FreeCast was established in 2011 with headquarters in Orlando, it came upon very positive reactions from the global audience.

Hillstream BioPharma: A Breath of Fresh Air in Cancer Treatment

Giving cancer a taste of its own bitter medicine, Hillstream BioPharma is in it for the long run! Currently, humanity is facing one of the most serious and deadly diseases - cancer. Even though some rare forms of cancer date back to ancient times, new ones are constantly being discovered, making cancer a modern-day issue. However, one problem seems to regularly exist, and that’s the insufficiency of science and cutting-edge technology needed for the treatment of cancer-diseased patients. That changed when Chester, New Jersey became richer by another company promising to battle cancer.

Blue Water Vaccines: Stirring the Waters of Vaccine Advancement!

Every year, as wintertime approaches, the flu begins spreading like wildfire. And for years, scientists have been unable to develop a functional vaccine that would combat the symptoms of influenza viruses and protect the population from repeated contagion. That’s where Blue Water Vaccines comes in! This for-profit organization was founded in 2018 by Joseph Hernandez and has been coming up with unique formulas to develop a universal flu vaccine and treat influenza viruses since then.

Foresite Labs: The Lending Hand in Healthcare

The healthcare-friendly lab of tomorrow, making sure help is on the way! For the needs of medicine and its advancement, new medications must be constantly discovered. And, for that purpose, innovative companies that discover new drugs have to be established and supported. Foresite Labs is one of the rare facilities that financially support promising healthcare entrepreneurs to make companies that will discover much-needed medications. Co-founders Alex Blocker, Paul Da Silva Jardine, Rick Dewey, and Vikram Bajaj came up with the idea of Foresite Labs.

iCIMS Holding: Reinventing the Recruitment Process

Talent is the hottest inner quality anyone can have, and iCIMS makes sure to locate it! The busy world has affected the process companies recruit their employees, focusing on candidates’ skills and talents. There are tons of companies that offer jobs, and millions of people who are looking for a job, but finding the best match is pretty complicated and tiring. Luckily, Colin Day felt that the online market was begging for a functional recruitment software provider. To help employers attract, motivate and hire hard-working people, he created the iCIMS holding.

Intelligent Living Application Group: Helping People Stay Safe

Intelligent people need intelligent tools to make everyday life easier, and ILAP knows just what to do! People live busy lives nowadays, and the more they spend their time out of their homes, the more they realize that all their precious things are inside their houses. Being aware that thieves are like wolves waiting for unprotected sheep, people started changing their old-style lockets with new, more modern ones for better protection. Bong Lau turned out to be a real far-seeing entrepreneur as he could smell the need for higher security systems when he joined Intelligent Living Application Group Inc.

Intuity Medical Inc.: Monitor Your Sugar Levels With Ease

Whenever your blood sugar levels increase, insulin is triggered from your pancreas to help regulate them. As a key, insulin opens the door for sugar in the blood to enter cells where it may be used as energy. But what if there is one tiny device that can save your life by monitoring this level? Emory V. Anderson came up with the concept for Intuity Medical Inc. in that regard. This platform offers a blood glucose monitoring device that is unobtrusive, easy, and simple to use for checking blood glucose, benefiting millions of people!

Intensity Therapeutics: New Means in the Fight Against Cancer

Lewis Banden developed a technology intending to improve the outcomes for malignancy patients, and the world is thankful! Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, and even though we all fight with it using all kinds of weapons, the war is far from over! Killing over 10 million people worldwide every year, cancer is the worst nightmare for many families! Driven by the idea to provide optimism for millions of people fighting this evil disease, Lewis Banden founded a company that creates hope for a life with cancer.

Justworks: Alleviate the Busyness in Your Business

With all the bells and whistles that come with running a business, you just need a platform that handles all the details, just like Justworks! Corporate-level benefits, payrolls, HR tools, and compliance support are just a few of the everyday concerns that can cause headaches as a brand owner. Having a business partner that has your back on all these fronts can create a happier and less stressful work environment for your management team. This was the exact mission that Iris Ramos and Isaac Oates took upon themselves by founding Justworks almost a decade ago.

Kindbody: The Future of Fertility Care

Kindbody is successfully reimagining and raising the standards of wellness services, providing a flawless patient experience, reasonable costs, and high-quality medical care. For a long time, navigating the American healthcare system has been a daunting journey, especially for women and minorities. Patients deserve to receive empathetic OBGYN care in comfortable, tech-enabled clinics for affordable prices. Gina Bartasi and Joanne Schneider are the brains behind Kindbody, a trailblazing project that has been promoting an intuitive and empowering approach to gynecology care since 2018.

JW Player: The Pioneer in Video Technology

“...and let there be video!” - shouted JW Player, and the world listened! A decade in internet history when Facebook, Youtube, or Instagram were still infants feels like centuries. In the beginning, the internet wasn’t as sophisticated as it is today; to a point where users couldn’t upload a video online. A coder by heart, but a communication expert by occupation, Jeroen Wijering noticed the lack of proper video software to post videos online. So, during his junior year at faculty, Jeroen sat down and started coding to create the video software. After a few years, JW Player got introduced to the scene.

Kitopi: A Cloud Kitchen for the World

No more strolling the streets for a decent meal - Kitopi will bring the food you crave via clouds! The way the world eats has modified dramatically in the last few years. While 2 decades ago, kitchen-quality food delivery was limited to Chinese food and pizza, today you can order whatever you want. Food delivery has turned into a global market worth over $150 billion and seems like Mohamed Ballout could sense the world will need a platform that will help restaurants to launch delivery-only locations.

Mary Agrotechnologies: The Fertile Ground for Cannabis

Can we not pretend that cannabis is the future of medicine? Cannabis being taboo or considered an illegal drug is a closed book from long ago. Nowadays, it’s more massively adopted as a recreational substance with many positive effects. Since the positive impact of cannabis was scientifically proven, the entire industry flourished, and it was high time for legalization. Frank Qin, along with his fellow friends, saw this as an opportunity to initiate a product on their own that will be practical for those of the green society.

Nubia Technology Co. Ltd.: A Smart Way to Connect and Discover

Staying connected means more now than ever before, and a company made sure everyone got connected. When it comes to smartphones, we've all seen how far they've come since they first became available. Smartphones are intended to provide us with access to any type of information as well as the ability to communicate with close friends, colleagues and others. There are so many companies that sell different models of mobile phones. However, this didn't seem to stop Felix Fu from constructing his own company, Nubia, a Chinese smartphone maker.

PicPay: Payment’s Never Been Easier

“Carry your most important goal in your wallet” – Jack Canfield. Today's technology is advancing at an incredible rate. It makes our daily activities easier for us and it significantly improves our lives. However, people have always wondered and looked for a way to integrate digital wallets into everyday life. But the green light turned on in a small room in Brazil, where Darcio Schwab Stehling created one of the largest digital wallets today, called PicPay. Partnering with Anderson Andrade Chamon de Carmo and Diogo Brumas Carvalho Roberte in the late 90s, Darcio decided to create a digital wallet that would provide an easy payment method to people in Brazil and around the world.

SailPoint: The Lifeline for Companies’ Data Systems

In a data-driven world, the security and integrity of data management are the driving force. Large and mid-sized businesses deal with vast quantities of data daily. Much of that is privileged business or personal information. Without proper management and security, sensitive information can easily fall into the wrong hands. Yet, statistics indicate big swathes of corporate data are ‘unstructured,’ i.e., information is not part of relational and organized databases. With over half a century of experience in tech and business development, Mark McClain and Kevin Cunningham understood the urgency of corporations to get on top of every fragment of data circulating in their data systems.

Samba TV: A Platform for the Next-Generation TV Experience

Samba TV is bringing some rhythm to your binge-watching TV routine! With the rapid evolution of media, ensuring a quality TV experience for the viewers is becoming an increasingly demanding task for providers. Striving to satisfy consumers’ needs, contemporary TV platforms have come a long way to create personalized recommendations for watching programs you’ll enjoy. Alvir Navin, Ashwin Navin, and David Harrison had a vision of accurate and representative data at the heart of media when they founded Samba TV in 2008.

Honeybee: Redefining the Health-driven Community

People play a critical role in offering the insights needed to develop the next breakthrough health breakthrough discoveries. People's involvement in health research is the key to bringing new ideas to fruition. However, barely 10% of the world's population engages in health research projects on a regular basis. Finding the necessary participants for health studies have shown to be quite a challenge. This is what caught the curious eye of Catherine Chan, an expert in nutritional sciences, who decided to revolutionize health research studies.

MeetFox: No Monetized Meeting is Boring

Time runs swiftly, especially if you’re running late for a meeting. With more industries turning to online spheres as their key profit source, online meetings have become imperative for every e-commerce. Since the majority moved online, there came a need for simplifying the way employers connect with their employees. That’s why Susanne Klepsch, Jozef Kitka, and Tali Mandelzweig launched a platform to ensure that no independent worker won’t go without work. By launching MeetFox, the three creators created a platform where experts and businesses of all sizes can never miss out on job opportunities.

Plaid: Financial Freedom for Everyone!

Redefining the world of digital finance, one line of code at a time! Nowadays, with so many banking institutions and different apps that claim to be safe and secure while doing transactions, it is quite difficult to find one that is really going to look after your private information and make the whole process as easier as it can be for you. If you are a big company that’s dealing with multiple transactions to different banks daily, you need a platform that is going to act as an intermediary between apps and different banks, giving you a read-only copy while making sure your private information is safe.

Qiniu: The Leading Cloud-Storage Provider in the East

See why storing data has never been made easier thanks to Qiniu! Data storage is nothing new, and it's of great importance on the Internet. Two partners named Xu Shiwei and Hugh Lv from Shanghai, China, decided to change how cloud data storage works. With a little bit of determination and past experience in the tech world, Xu and Hugh managed to shine. Qiniu Limited Information, as it goes by its full name, is a leading cloud-storage platform that covers around 80% of the Internet users in China.

Rhodium: The Only Investment Company For Entrepreneurs You’ll Ever Need

In the world of business, there’s nothing more precious than investing in the right place, and Rhodium knows it! Not all people out there are willing to help others, no matter what. Today, there are thousands of new entrepreneurs each week, and not many companies provide support from them. One Daniel Recanati, a fellow entrepreneur and start-up founder from Israel, had ideas to change everything. Rhodium is a private investment company founded by Daniel Recanati in 2008 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Sagimet Biosciences: Building a Firewall Against Liver Diseases and Cancers

If you can’t cure it - you can still treat it the best way possible. This may as well be the unofficial motto or selling point of Sagimet Biosciences. But we can’t really be sure researchers at this growing biotech firm won’t invent a cure for their targeted diseases. Liver diseases like NAFLD affect nearly 25% of American adults and about 4% of adults suffer from NASH, a more malignant form of NAFLD. The desire to help people coupled with a passion for studying the intricacies of molecular biology led founders Lucas Pelkmans and Urs Greber to establish Sagimet Biosciences.

Scientific Games Corporation: Where Luck Is on Your Side!

Luck will never leave your side if you stick to Scientific Games Corporation! Instant ticket gaming guarantees great fun with its low cost and the chance for winning money instantly. Both men and women enjoy using the perks of digital gambling because they can feed their hunger for wagering, without risking their wealth. However, this entertainment wouldn’t be available to many, if there weren't Daniel Bower and John Koza who planted the seed for this business about 50 years ago when they built Scientific Games Corporation.

ScoutCam Inc.: Reaching Micro-imaged Impossible Missions

Camera enthusiasts of the world, rejoice! ScoutCam is here to take you places you've never been! Cameras of all types are becoming a part of our everyday lives. Tiny little 'spies' as small as 1mm can be found in the most impossible places without us being aware. Some may be used for secret spying, but others have a much greater purpose for mankind. The smallest camera in the world was invented by a team of professionals from Medigus.

Splash Beverage Group Inc.: Splash of Health in a Cup!

Over 10% of the US population unknowingly sips sugar from their beverages. Splash Beverage does things differently! Thousands of sugar-free versions contain sweeteners that do not align with a healthier option. Mountain Dew and Coca-cola are still the number one sugary drinks, and it seems that fewer soft-drinkers want an alternative. There came a need for a company that will not seek to overwhelm their customers with their drinks, but make them healthier with every gulp.

Springboard: Accessible Education for Everyone

Education is the passport to a better future, says Springboard. Quality education prepares the world for tomorrow, but, unfortunately, not all people have an opportunity to get the education they have dreamt of. Seeing that higher education is inaccessible for many brilliant people, Gautam Tambay, with the help of Parul Gupta, created a company that can fill that gap. Springboard is a great online learning platform that educates and prepares students for modern careers via mentor guidance and a cutting-edge curriculum.

Stream: The Good Samaritan for Social Media

It takes two seconds for a click to redirect you, or otherwise, it’s considered late. The average page loading is 2 seconds, and if your site takes its time to load, chances are - you’ll lose the visitor. The problem of speed updates became personal to Thierry Schellenbach, who was a founder of Fashilista - a fashion social network. Being an algorithm wizard himself, he took matters into his own hands and solved the problem of every social network, including Facebook and Twitter.

TapRm: Where Every Beer Comes with a Story!

Do you want a beer from Brazil? No sweat - TapRm’s got your thirst covered! It’s been reported that people drink more than 50 billion gallons of beer per year, making beer the most consumed alcoholic beverage on the planet! Motivated by the idea that every beer fan deserves to get the beer they love wherever they want and whenever they are, Jason Sherman created TapRm. TapRm is an e-platform that simplifies the tangled world of retailers, beer wholesalers, and delivery couriers for their trademark partners. It is a first of its kind in the beer industry, as they deliver beers that people can’t find anywhere else, directly to their doors.

TPG: A Leader in Global Alternative Asset Management

Investing in the right prospects can make a shift for the better, and TPG knows just the way to do that. The private equity investment market has evolved and abandoned the requirement for private capital as a way to help the growth of early-stage businesses. The main premise of successful equity investment companies is that creating value takes time, therefore the fund structure of such firms is illiquid over the course of 10-12 years. David Bonderman, James Coulter, and William S. Price formed the Texas Pacific Group (also known as TPG) in 1992 with a strong ambition for fund abundance management in different industries.

UnWrapIt: Reimagining Corporate Gifting

Are you in for unwrapping a different kind of gift? If yes, UnWrapIt is glad to help! In the last decade, Forbes statistics have shown that corporate gift-giving is a $125 billion industry in constant growth, and the COVID-19 pandemic has already doubled these numbers in the last two years. For more than 25 years, eco-activists have advocated in favor of the circular economy as a more eco-friendly concept than the currently common linear economy. It’s time to start encouraging the reuse of materials rather than raw materials being made into products and leaving waste.

Verishop: The New Face of eCommerce

Verishop is uplifting customer experience, bringing fun back for everyone! When Amazon first appeared - online shopping flourished; more people relied upon online shopping because it was more practical. However, the online stores piled up on the virtual scene, and taking up eCommerce as a business required more innovation. Imran Khan not only brought freshness to online shopping, but he gave eCommerce a new face. While the innovation in eCommerce was internal, generally speaking, Imran decided to create a discovery platform where users can find products and inspiration in one place.

Yoshitsu Co. Ltd: Giving the World a Taste of Japan

Yoshitsu Co. Ltd is here to assist you in locating the best beauty and health products you seek! The first rule that a geisha is taught is to be charming - and what better way to do so than by using only the best beauty and health products. Since many people struggle to find beauty and health products of decent quality, unfortunately, many of them end up with toxic products. The skin is the body’s largest organ, and taking care of it has a direct impact on your overall health. If you haven’t already begun using health and beauty products, now is the time to do so - better safe than sorry!

Evotec: The Largest Medication Discovery in Europe

Aren’t we all glad there’s a solution to almost every medical condition nowadays? Thanks, science, for making all of our lives easier and healthier! And with the advancement of medicine, more drug discoveries are sure to follow. One of the most renowned drug research companies, Evotec, is on its way to bringing more pain relief to the world. Evotec, founded in Hamburg in 1993 by 5 doctors and 2 professors, is deemed one of the largest drug research and development collaboration firms. The founders’ initial goal was to develop something innovative and establish reasonable costs to maximize the operational efficiency of medications.

LIC India - The Guardian Of India

One of the primary things we’re always looking for are comfort and security. And what better way to get that than insurance? Life and health insurance is ideal for financial and health stability for the long run. But while insurance has always been the safety net for people around the world, in some countries like India insurance is not that popular among the masses. Luckily, the government has been working proactively since 1956 to erase the stigma around insurance and offer its people the security they need. After a parliamentarian Feorze Gandhi shed light on insurance frauds that led to a chain of events that would change insurance in India altogether.

Paradox Interactive: Merging Video Games with Reality

Video games have slowly taken over the world. It seems like everyone has dived deep into the insatiable world of virtual gaming. Inexplicable fun and a pinch of adrenaline rush is everything one needs to get their day started. However, players do not acknowledge the origin of such games. There came a need for some knowledge. Fredrik Wester managed to simultaneously teach the youth about historical facts while playing adventure games with high-quality graphics. This way the unintentional learning process took its course. Fredrik created a platform for everyone’s taste.

Acast: The World’s Largest Podcast Platform

Over the years, podcasts have become the ultimate ‘place to be’ if anyone wants to be heard globally or share their stories. All of that wouldn’t be possible without two Swedish digital experts Karl Rosander and Måns Ulvestam and their viral idea to sophisticate the field of audio content. After realizing that podcasts at that point were just an unprofitable, amateur, and unattractive medium, they were triggered to create a change and implement a different approach to the world of audio. Acast was the revolutionary product that changed podcasts forever!

90min: The Most Important Secondary Thing in the World

Great soccer builds great fan bases, and great fan bases build powerful soccer communities worldwide. What was once a 90 minutes show playing out on the big screen has today turned into an in-depth culture featuring the latest soccer news, fixtures, and game statistics. Bringing that game-boosting technology to life and emphasizing the relevance of soccer globally are Asaf Peled, Gilad Beiman, and Yuval Larom, three sports enthusiasts to whom soccer is more than just a game! Driven to create a soccer haven for all eager, the trio developed 90min as the ultimate online soccer community!

Enevo: Global Leaders of the Anti-Waste Culture

Everyone knows when their neighborhood community service day is up. The sad truth is - on a bad week - most containers still remain filled to the top and neglected, despite communities paying regular waste fees. Since filing complaints is all in vain, the garbage keeps on piling and the issue remains unsolved. Breaking this nasty trend are Fredrik Kekalainen and Johan Engstrom. The pair of innovators used their technological upper hand to create Enevo, a platform that delivers groundbreaking change within the waste sector.

How Mandolin Brings Quality Music Back in the Limelight

The pandemic has overshadowed life as we know it. The overwhelming impact caused by the lockdown drove everyone - people and industries - into a stage of almost hopelessness. Out of all affected, musicians and the entertainment industry have suffered the most. As an attempt to bring music back to its former shine, Mary Key Huse, Steve Caldwell, and Robert Meitus invented a platform that puts musical events closer to everyone’s home. Mandolin is a live-streaming video platform where musicians stream live concerts for eager fans to enjoy and look forward to.

Phoenix Motorcars: Charging Towards Tomorrow

Phoenix Motorcars has brought the future of auto motors closer - and it's electricity-powered! Although ‘future' may be a tad inappropriate to use, and you may be shocked to hear, but back in the 1800s, electricity was one of the preferred methods for motor vehicle propulsion. However, it appears retro is truly in again, and the trend has reached our means of transport. With technological developments and new environmental concerns, there has been a new surge of interest in electric vehicles, also known as EVs. Daniel J. Elliot was an 18-year veteran of sustainable energy by the time he started Phoenix Motorcars.

SeeMe: Pursuit of Yin And Yang in the Art World

Many artists forget to access the internet for a chance of getting discovered. A vast number of artists stick to the old-fashioned way of promoting their art and don't use the benefits of the most powerful tool- the internet. Nowadays, showcasing an artist’s work has never been easier. Made specifically for the evolving and unfolding world of aspiring artists, SeeMe works as the platform that connects two sides sharing the same interest. SeeMe was launched by William Etundi together with fellow entrepreneur Jared Cohen. The quintessential idea behind the product was to enable artists worldwide to share their art.

Smile Identity: The Fingerprint of the Digital Era

Since the digitalization of bank accounts, or digitalization in general, the world has experienced a wide variety of fraud and cyber thefts. In the beginning, programmers weren't that experienced in their field, so their platforms were semi-safe. However, it got to a point where it was crucial to develop high-functioning systems for the sake of safety. Countries like Nigeria are still stuck with old software, which makes it almost impossible to lead a normal life. Thus, Mark Straub and William Bares decided to take a step further to this problem and started a company that essentially includes everyone to get safe access to the digital and modern world.

Sounder.FM: Shaping the Future of Audio Businesses

A decade ago, video was said to have killed the radio star. But, as of late, the power of quality audio content has been making a major comeback on the business scene. Inspired to give the spoken word the impact it deserves, founder, entrepreneur, and technology executive, Dan Daugherty, designed the concept of Sounder.FM as a way to make everyone’s voice heard! Sounder.FM brings listeners closer to top-notch educational podcasts. The company aims to improve the quality of audio content worldwide and gather targeted audiences into one massive audible community.

Wizenoze: Metamorphosing Traditional Education for Generations to Come

The internet is the king’s ransom of data. Since its inception, people have piled up articles making it possible to find just about anything in one place. However, rummaging the internet for needful information can be a tedious task. To simplify data researching and reorganize the net into one repository, Diane Janknegt developed Wizenoze. A learning platform fit for younger generations - children, teens, and young adults - Wizenoze generates filtered content that facilitates the concept of learning online. Wizenoze singles out the most relevant and appropriate content for children and teenagers.

Affirm – Spend Without Thinking Twice

People don’t seem to enjoy going shopping anymore. Everything we buy costs more than we bargained for. While shoppers are terrified of extra costs, merchants continue to downplay the additional product fees. Unforeseen fees became a thing of the past with Max Levinch’s time and cash saving invention, Affirm. Affirm does not disappoint shoppers or makes them overspend. On the contrary, it helps save them money, time, and effort in finding the best products.

Cerebriu: AI Solutions That Change the Face of Radiology

The health tech industry has been widely expanding for the past few decades. The main culprit for the ongoing evolution of artificial intelligence? Expansion! As health tech companies address the need for software and services in healthcare facilities, the use of AI for medical purposes has been highly emphasized. Even so, medical technology development is a lengthy and complex process, and departments like radiology have been falling behind. Akshay Pai, Erik Dam, Mads Nielsen, Martin Lillholm, and Robert Lauritzen joined forces to develop an idea that improves efficiency and quality in the radiology field.

Geojam: Bringing Quality Music Close and Global Listeners Closer

The 21st century is all about social media, and the varieties are larger than life. Popular as social media may be, Sarah Nicole Figueroa noticed a large insufficiency in every platform she used - music. Bringing music back into play, Sarah created a platform that combines socializing through everyone’s favorite tunes. Geojam is not your ordinary social media giant. It is a social network that allows users to connect solely based on their music preference. It gathers global music enthusiasts in one place and allows them to link up during live performances.

Headliner: Never Miss Your Favorite Events Again - Ever!

Last year, when we scurried back to our homes during lockdown, it seemed like the pandemic filled the world with silence. Every exciting event was either canceled or postponed, and soon enough, the silence became unbearable as the pandemic took a toll on both artists and fans. Because of the darkness that covered the entire world that we now call COVID-19, Matt and Sam Smolin, two brothers from Santa Monica, had an amazing modern idea: to enable fans to interact with their favorite musicians and relive the best live stage performances. Headliner is a new and inventive way for music artists and fans alike to reunite in these daring times.

Infermedica: Smart Technology Meets Patient-centric Healthcare

The greatest achievement of humankind is the groundbreaking advancement of medicine. Technology has massively contributed to the industry’s refinement, mainly by implementing proficient and high-tech scientific innovations. One of the most remarkable innovations in healthcare was brought by Piotr Orzechowski, a creative and die-hard health fanatic. With the use of revamped digital tools, Piotr developed Infermedica as a unique medical platform that serves those in need!

No Isolation: Tackling Loneliness for the Less Seen and Heard

Loneliness can crawl under anyone’s skin and finding a way out of it can feel hopeless. Whilst your everyday person is no stranger to loneliness, it is vulnerable children and seniors that are hit by isolation the most. Being purposefully shunned - due to an illness, immobility, or else - was a toxic practice that Karen Dolva, Matias Doyle, and Marius Aabel decided to put to rest. With worldwide inclusivity in mind, the socially aware trio developed No Isolation!

PIQ: Looking at the Future of Sports through the AI Lense

For as long as athletes have existed, so has the need to sophisticate, optimize, and revolutionize their performance. Thanks to technology, global athletes witnessed the drastic revamp of the sports industry - and for the far, far better. Pitching in with their own take on sports, Cedric Mangaud and Ongan Mordeniz joined forces to design PIQ, a platform turning sports into more than just a game! PIQ is the bridge connecting sports and technology. Called the next-generation sports tool, PIQ elevates every athlete’s personal results to new heights.

SanBio: The Future of Medicine Fueled by Technology

Technology made it vastly easier to enhance all global industries, especially medicine. Regenerative medicine has long promised to solve a series of related conditions. And yet, the industry saw no bigger change in the past few years. Giving regenerative medicine the chance for a fresh start, Keita Mori designed SanBio, a platform fully committed to treating the sick and disabled. Without a doubt, SanBio single-handedly revolutionized the face of regenerative medicine.

Sweatcoin: Stepping up to the Plate, Cryptocurrency-Style!

There was once a time when humankind favored nothing but physical activity. With the surge of technology, however, the days of staying active turned to ancient history. Now, most of our daily hustle has gone online, and with it, health fell off everyone’s priority list. Two friends, Oleg Fomenko and Anton Derlyatka were also tired of abandoning physical fitness in the name of surfing the net. To mend the issue yet keep everyone happy, the duo created the first digital health platform of its kind. Largely supported by technology and virtual currencies, Sweatcoin is a health app that rewards everyone’s training efforts!

Nomagic: Workspaces Looking at the Future

With the uproar of smart devices, most human tasks and duties can be tackled by artificial-intelligence bots. Way-back-when, this seemed like mere magic to people growing up in the ’70s. It took no magic to figure out that everyday chores can be accomplished much quicker by robots. But overall, it took three men to design the idea and bring it to life - Kacper Nowicki, Marek Cygan, and Tristan d’Orgeval. Nomagic is a leading platform in robotics. Based on tip-top software, the company provides assistance in manual or object-oriented labor.

Tifosy: Capital Solutions, as a Way to Revive Worldwide Sports

Imagining a society without sports activities is close to impossible. A thriving industry indeed, sports largely depend on hardcore fans, global recognition, and investments. In terms of investments, no one did global sports bigger service than Fausto Zanetton. Turning traditional sports into fruitful investment fields, Fausto and his friend Gianluca Vialli created Tifosy, a platform that keeps all sports in the game! Principally tackling the UK and Italian market, Tifosy allows interested investors to financially support their favorite clubs and keep them in business.

Treedom: The Power of Trees in Saving the Planet

Technology and industrialization tend to be favored over nature. The cost we are paying in return is severe and threatens to permanently harm the planet. In a society overpowered by the business impact, all Federico Garcea and Tommaso Speroni could think about was saving the environment. Without leaving technology behind, the two innovation-savvy minds created Treedom, a company on a mission bigger than business! Treedom ties together eager tree planters and farmers to increase tree life and oppose the environmental crisis.

Artsy: A Place For Every Art Lover

Fine art: millions of thoughts and feelings, wondrously expressed by the human hand. In times long past, owning fine art was considered a grand privilege. However, today we live in a world where all kinds of art are available at the click of a button. Can you imagine looking at fine art from every gallery in the world whenever you decide? This idea boggled Carter Cleveland and Sebastion Cwilich's minds for a long time. So, they set their goal to bring world-leading galleries, auctions, art fairs, and art pieces closer to the curious public.

A Look under the Surface: BlueEye Robotics Gives Underwater Surveillance a Great Name

In today’s age, it is no surprise that robots can assist in everyday and business chores. Technology is at a state where everything is possible with a push of a button. All these advances in humanity would be worthwhile if and when used for a greater cause. More than half of the ocean world is unexplored. Interested in using advanced technology to examine the places men cannot yet reach, Christine Spiten created BlueEye Robotics, a platform with a keen eye for below-the-water-surface living.

BOOM Image Studio: Hear the Dreams of Youth

There is an assumption that digitalization has robbed people of their normal lives. Yet, it is not that technology is robbing us - it is us that cannot seem to put it to good use. Luckily, Federico Mattia Dolci, Giacomo Grattirola, and Jacopo Benedetti turned the situation around and proved living in a digital society is, if anything, a privilege. They highlighted the advantages by cultivating their passion for photography, as they introduced Boom Image Studio.

CreoPop: The World’s First 3D Pen With Cool Inc for True Art

Wherever we turn, there’s something artistic to be seen. Whether it’s a building, a statue, graffiti, a regular sitting bench along the pavement… art is literally everywhere. For someone who loves creating art, rather than just enjoying it, there’s an ever-growing market of products that offer numerous tools and trinkets that make the process of creating art fun and easy. Artists are on the lookout for a tool that might just help them create the most stunning works, from paintings to pottery. Now enters Daria Mironova.

Emjoy: Giving the Female ‘O’ the Respect It Deserves

Over 40% of women worldwide struggle to have an orgasm and 30% have libido issues. Sexual health has been the talk of town for decades, but sexual pleasure has been not. For women, the idea of orgasms - lasting, explosive, memorable - has almost become a myth. Changing the pace are inventors Andrea Oliver and Daniel Tamas, whose platform Emjoy successfully tends to every woman’s sexual climax and health. Posed as the female sexual wellness platform, Emjoy rounds a table of sex experts and doctors to deliver quality content to every woman in need.

Female Founders: We Are Coming for Ours

Women own 12.3 million businesses in the US alone. Sadly, the business climate still largely favors men. Here’s a somber statistic. In December of 2020, women lost 156,000 jobs, compared to the 16,000 jobs men lost. Spot the difference yet? Well, Lisa Marrie Fassl and Nina Woss surely did and decided to step up to the plate, and give women in businesses their deserving roles. Now, every woman in need has a female empowerment community to rely on - Female Founders.

FoodMarble: A Breath a Day Keeps the Doctors Away

One in eight people struggles with digestive problems. The thing that poses a real threat, however, is not the disease at hand, but the largely neglected medical sector behind it. The lack of resources has made digestion testing devices quite pricey, and what’s worse, not every hospital has one at its disposal. Then, Aonghus Shortt, Lisa Ruttledge, and Peter Harte came armed with knowledge, skills, and brilliant ideas. They invented a device that compensates for all medical shortcomings. Next up - Food Marble walks around town, boasting solutions!

Graphiq And The Tech Wizard Who Turned Problems Into Opportunities

Sometimes all it takes to succeed is to turn rising problems into solutions. Luckily, the Internet and the tech world are engulfed with problems waiting to be solved. That’s what Kevin O’Connor, one of the founders of Graphiq, has done throughout his entrepreneurial journey. The result? Multiple million-dollar-worth ventures and immense experience in creating something out of nothing. Inspired by other entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, the once young tech-enthusiast managed to turn himself into one of the most respected businessmen of our century.

Peanut: Reinstating the Power of Women as Mothers

Teenagers have TikTok, adolescents Tinder, or Instagram, - so what do moms have? Up until recently - absolutely nothing. For the longest time, the tech industry oversaw motherhood as a relevant-enough concept and discarded the exclusion of many mothers online. A new parent herself, ex-lawyer Michelle Kennedy didn’t have anyone to turn to when learning the hacks of motherhood. Annoyed by the lack of resources online, she created a society-oriented platform targeting mothers in need for emotional support and aid.

reMarkable: The First Revolutionary E-Ink Writing Tablet

Around 17 billion cubic ft of trees are deforested yearly. 60% of them serve to produce paper. At one time, paper might have been the closest thing to technology, but today, it’s a perilous practice in need of eradication. With the arrival of technology, suitable paper alternatives knocked on society’s doors. Whilst the choice of tablets, PCs, and laptops massively expanded, no device comes as close to using paper as Magnus Haug Wanberg’s reMarkable writing tablet!

Give your hair the treatment it deserves with Shampora: Shampoos made just for you!

Give your hair the treatment it deserves with Shampora: Shampoos made just for you! It seems that with every passing day, keeping up with the perfect beauty standards of society gets a little harder to achieve. Many women endure complete transformations to look like an exaggerated version of themselves. There came a need for acceptance. Women needed to embrace their imperfections and individuality. What if there are products that enhance the beauty and cherish uniqueness? These were some of the ideas bussing inside Manuel Corona’s head when he decided to invest his time and effort into creating the best beauty products, authentic to the consumer.

Tattoodo: Pursuing the Tattoo Culture in the Digital Era

The tattoo culture evolved over the decades, but still, this emerging industry relies on the old viva voce method. People who want to get a tattoo have to go asking around their friends. But, those who were stuck with their parents in a new town had nowhere to turn. Needless to explain that turning to your parents for a tattoo is never an option. Therefore, Mik Thobo – Carlsen, Johan Plenge, and Ami James joined and decided to step up and bring the tattoo industry through the digital prism.

Tylko: Revolutionizing the Furniture Culture

Challenging already established cultures is laborious. When it comes to furniture culture, making a market difference is even more difficult. Despite the progress made within countless industries, the furniture sector has remained innovatively intact. But then, four people eager to revamp the tradition of furniture came along and introduced Tylko on the scene. Tylko is a next-generation modular storage company that delivers personalized high-quality products.

Zivity: Contemporary Nude Art Platform to Liberate The World’s Allure

The Renaissance period, still a wellspring of inspiration, is known for celebrating human anatomy. Many women posed for the great Michelangelo - the synonym of nude art. During that age, nobody considered it disgraceful, but things have changed nowadays… Cyan Banister was also inspired by the idea of celebrating our bodies, models, photographers who can be the contemporary Michelangelo, but no one points that out. So, she decided to make a place where sensuality will be celebrated.

CEEK VR – Where Dreamers Go

Have you ever dreamed about escaping into another world? Imagine being able to create your own simulated virtual world- just so you have that precious little grain of personal time. To be able to get lost in your world, whether that would be watching your favorite movie from your bedroom, or listening and getting blown away by your favorite song. That’s what Mary Spio was dreaming of. Sitting in front of the TV screen, she fantasized about visiting the moon one day and walking in the footsteps of some of the biggest names that became a household name in history.

LetsBab: The Lazy Shopaholic Guide

Countless influencers promote different products on their social media. Everything from skincare to fashion, all the way to nutrition and health, is plastered on our Instagram feed. It is public knowledge that these influencers earn money from giving a single product the limelight. But what if there is a way where everyone can participate in promoting their favorite products? Bonnie Takhar and Kyle Wasserman contemplated the idea of ‘influencing’ and how it affected brands. The increased dependence that people have raised towards technology made shoppers lazy, but with LetsBab, you can shop till you drop without actually leaving the comfort of your bed.

Lingokids: So That Every Child Can Learn Through Play

Nothing will ever be as paramount as quality education - especially for children. In times when society struggles to get a hold of its structure, education is the only glimpse of hope that keeps the world moving forward. For years, children have gotten their education the old-fashioned way - by attending school, learning their lessons, and having very little practice. When Cristobal Viedma examined the way children worldwide learned, he realized education was desperate for change - so he created it.

Epidemic Sound: The Future of Music Has Its Own Soundtrack

Imagine a world without music, commercials without jingles, no soundtracks in the movies. It is close to impossible! There’s no doubt that music is an indispensable part of everyone’s life. But, the business of music makes it excruciatingly difficult to nurture the real love for the art. Changing the tide and giving quality music the air to breathe, Peer Åström and David Stenmarck created Epidemic Sound. A seemingly simple platform, Epidemic Sound is a place where worldwide storytellers can have access to soundtrack music, use it freely, and share it with the world!

SenSanna: Masters of Dealing with Harsh Environments

Catastrophic failures happen daily. In some places, temperatures can drop down to -70Co (Russian Siberia). In others, they escalate up to +57Co . All in all, weather extremes are harsh on humans. Introducing technology to the world of harsh environments is Jacqueline Hines. Her platform, SenSanna, tackles severe climate changes as a way to aid humanity. SenSanna Incorporated develops custom-built and unique solutions to sense potential harsh climate issues. Using advanced sensors, the platform tracks geographical irregularities across both remote and rigid locations worldwide.

Virtual Gurus: Virtual Superheroes Achieving Double the Success

Gone are the days of unfinished tasks, unscheduled meetings, and missed deadlines. For decades, productivity has been a major hurdle for thousands of eager businessmen. Today, running a business solo is out of fashion - and personal assistants are taking the center stage! Every Iron Man needs its own Jarvis, and so, every business - physical or online - requires its manager. For this reason, Bobbie Racette created Virtual Gurus. If you're looking for a virtual assistant for your business, Virtual Gurus can match you with the ideal candidate.

BlaBlaCar: A Better Way for Everyone to Get Places

The number of those who leave their humble nests for life in the capital is on the rise. While coming home for the holidays will always be a good idea, traffic options to the outskirts of a country are anything but. During the holiday season, countless families are separated from their loved ones due to lack of transport options. The very same thing happened to Fred Mazzela; he found himself stuck in Paris with no transport home - twice. The miracle solution presented itself when his sister came to pick him up.

Celtic Renewables: You Mustn’t Drink and Drive, But Your Car Should!

When someone thinks of the planet’s condition nowadays, they agree that Earth is not at a place where it should be. The carbon emissions have impacted 17% of the ozone layer by 2020 alone. Some of the planet’s biggest enemies are factories and cars’ carbon emissions. However, carbon emissions and the dangers from vehicles’ gas exhaustion will become a thing of the past thanks to the invention of Martin Tangney. Martin benefited from using the old Scottish tradition of making whiskey. He tried his hand at changing the way the planet turns, and so he did with Celtic Renewables.

Gazella: Build Your Gazelle-Like Figure!

There is no greater sign of vigorous health than having a fit body. It has become everybody’s goal to be in better shape, and there is no finer way to better oneself than to start training. However, not all bodies are shaped alike and work the same. That’s why there came a need for an app that will track women’s training process, and offer the best exercises suitable for each individual. Originating from the country of some of the most beautiful people in the world, Spain, Carlos Floria invented the perfect handy-fitness tracker that will help women with their overall health and exercise.

Kheiron Medical: Giving Breast Cancer Patients a Fighting Chance

About 43,600 women in the United States fall victim to breast cancer annually. After years of lives lost, it was high time that medical science introduced breakthroughs in treating breast cancer. Rolling their own sleeves to help the cause, Peter Kecskemethy and Tobias Rijken used sophisticated human insight and AI to get a step closer to finding the cure for breast cancer. The duo launched Kheiron Medical – the leading AI medical platform that gives cancer fighters a fair chance of treatment. Kheiron Medical invented MIA, an insightful scanner that can accurately detect the cancer mutation in its early stages. MIA can detect any kind of malignancy before it spreads to other organs.

Lattice Medical: Leading the Breast Cancer Reconstruction Revolution

One in eight women suffers from breast cancer and requires a mastectomy as treatment. Whilst treatment options are partially available to breast cancer patients, reconstructive cosmetics are not. Despite the growing plastic surgery advancements, many breast cancer patients are left to their own devices in finding suitable post-treatment reconstruction options. Driven by a personal experience - a dreadful one at that - Julien Payen, a textile scientist, and expert, gathered Pierre-Marrie Danze, Phillipe Marchetti, and Pierre Guerreschi to wake up the hibernating plastic surgery industry with a brilliant solution!

Quinto Andar: Eradicating Real Estate Bureaucracy through Digitizing

Brazilian residents-to-be have to wait 30 days to settle in a home. Guarantors, deposits, extensive paperwork, notaries - it all used to be part of the homeownership package. While the world swayed with technology, Brazil’s real estate business still struggled to catch the wave. Luckily, Andre Penha and Gabriel Braga were there to digitalize the bureaucratic real estate choreography. Struck by the failing market, they took matters into their own hands and introduced the ultimate real estate platform, Quinto Andar.

Shawee: A Platform for Hackathons

Is there a marathon for coding, a place for computer programmers to come together? Yes, there is! These types of events exist and are called hackathons, from the words “hack” and “marathon”. When you think about social events held in Brazil, surely a hackathon won’t come to mind. But, the land of carnivals, beach parties, and football matches is also known for the evolving tech industry and a lot of talented developers. Brazil hosts these coding festivals, and because of that, three young and passionate people, Rodrigo Terron, Abraão Sena, and Wendel Nascimento, decided to bring these events to a new level and make their organization easier.

Text Away with Sinch: Lightning-fast messaging

It is estimated that the mobile phone is the invention of the century. Reaching someone across the world has never been easier. With the digitalization era being at its peak, citizens assume that messaging someone should be an easy-peasy task. But, unfortunately, mobile users are growing more and more frustrated upon experiencing a breakdown in connection. However, not for long. A young Swedish-born, Andreas Bernstrom set his goals on creating the ultimate, fastest mobile-messaging platform in the world. By implementing a special tool, Andreas managed to create a massive online platform that can connect anyone to any business.

The Iconic: Number One Online Fashion Retailer in Australia

Just like many other activities in our lives, shopping has also found its place online. More and more people are buying their favorite brands of clothes sitting in front of their computer. Instead of going from store to store, you can get well dressed by staring at a screen and clicking your mouse. But online shopping was not always as developed as it is today. Three people, Adam Jacobs, Finn Age Hänsel and Andreas Otto, started an online fashion store called The Iconic in 2011 in Australia, that will change this industry.

Virtuleap: Another Huge Leap for Mankind

With the worldwide overthrow of technological invention, it is no surprise that more people have been dwelling in the field of virtual reality. Something about controlling your fate, or having your dream life unfold in front of you became an irresistible opportunity. This is why the realm of technological experiments expanded to virtual reality performances. Amir, Hossein, Roland, and Thomas were multi-geniuses that brought the world closer to the future with the first-ever smart platform made specifically to stimulate the brain. Our imagination can finally run free with virtual reality.

Artomatix: The Future for 3D Artists Is Here!

Without the power of 3D animation and the advancement of technology, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy video games, movies, and TV shows. Three devoted art lovers - Barthelemy, Eric, and Neal, revolutionized the way the world perceives 3D art. By giving 3D artists the necessary tools for a more revolutionized artform, they changed the way the world viewed 3D art, eternally. Artomatix is a new innovative platform that offers countless opportunities for 3D artists. The company helps 3D artists perfect their art, by making it even more realistic.The platform is based on an AI material creation tool, called ArtEngine, that assists 3D artists to create even more lifelike pieces of art.

Bioo: Producing Photosynthetic Electricity to Preserve the Planet

The dangers of pollution have waited long enough to be solved. The ecosystem is rapidly declining, with over 95% of the population inhaling polluted air. Putting greenery back in fashion and also saving the planet requires a hero and found it in Pablo Vidarte. Trusting his extensive knowledge in all-things technology, Pablo created Bioo as a way to nurture greenery back to life. Innovation shapes the future, and so, Bioo merges it with technology to ensure everyone a higher quality of life. It offers advanced solar panel installations that turn plants into switches and thus put nature’s electricity to good use.

Coroflo: The Search for a Comfortable Breastfeeding Experience for All Women

Breastfeeding has been a stigmatized concept for the longest time - for no good reason. Proteins, fat, and vitamins - these all make essential ingredients every baby needs to grow healthy and strong. Even so, breastfeeding is not as attainable to many babies as it should be. In fact, only four out of ten children breastfeed for the recommended period of six months. This is where Coroflo the story of Dr. Helen Barry, James Travers, and Rosanne Longmore begins. Taught by their own experience, the trio developed Coroflo, a technological innovation intended for all babies dependent on breastfeeding.

Brewbot: a Revolution in Brewing Craft Beer

If coffee is the beverage that gets us going in the morning to give us energy for any tasks ahead, what beverage helps us relax after a long day at work? Nothing like a cold beer, right? The beer industry is dominated by famous brands like Heineken, Amstel, and Guinness. But beer lovers especially enjoy craft beers. Well, a Belfast-based team, lead by Chriss McClleland, made brewing your own beer into a reality. They combined their knowledge of technology, their love for craft beers and passion for brewing into one product. The result?

Flying Doctors Nigeria: Taking Healthcare to the Skies

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a top doctor’s team flying to your rescue! The medical universe has expanded times and again. Yet, never has it once before worked out of thin air - not until Ola Brown came into the picture. Envisioning medical aid from a higher viewpoint, Ola Brown created one of the most impactful medical platforms on the globe, Flying Doctors Nigeria. Nigeria is a rapidly growing country, healthcare-wise, with just 3.8% of its GDP spent on healthcare. Therefore, Flying Doctors Nigeria has the luxury to further finesse the industry.

GeoFluxus: A Waste-Free Tomorrow!

It seems like the planet is being slowly devoured by the forever-growing human waste. Every year, mankind drops a whopping 2.12 billion tons of garbage in oceans, landfills, and the environment, causing pollution levels to skyrocket. It was high time something was done to save the planet from total ruin. A young girl from the Netherlands, Rusne Sileryte, and her great love for the environment tackled some of the pollution issues that covered the whole Earth. Based on detailed research, she conducted different solutions to combat waste throughout the world.

Habi - Safe and Swift Real Estate Solutions

We all know that it’s an absolute pain to sell your property - properly! Particularly in Columbia, the hassle of selling your housings is much bigger than buying one. It could take up to a year for the process to be completed. With this complication in mind, Brynne McNulty Rojas and Sebastian Noguera Escallon wanted to aid Columbian house vendors sell their property as fast and safe as possible. So, the youngsters founded the Habi real estate company in July of 2019. Even though it's still a freshly established company, Habi has elevated to being a serious company that will buy the accommodation you’re selling in a matter of 10 days.

Lumos: Bringing Communities Out of the Darkness and into the Light

In this day and age, lighting is a given commodity - but only for part of the world. In some areas in Africa, however, light is looked upon as almost deity - a still-luxury many cannot afford. To introduce a beam of hope - and light - into every corner of the world, Yash Kotak alongside Tarkeshwar Singh and Pritesh Sankhe launched Lumos - the platform that ensures their light reaches people of all walks of life. Lumos now is one of the lead providers for high-quality smart solar systems on the market . Its main goal is to provide a stable electrical power solution for both homes and businesses.

ManoMano: From a Dream to a Revolution in the DIY, Home, and Gardening World!

Do-it-yourself projects have come a long way - especially when it comes to gardening. Today, tailoring a garden design to one’s preference is far more inspiring than a simple turn of the screw. To innovate and structure appealing garden spaces, Philippe de Chanville and Christian Raisson created ManoMano - and the world of horticulture got a little greener and more creative! ManoMano represents the ultimate DIY gardening and home project platform. With an expansive catalogue of appliances, the company digitizes and simplifies its purchase, delivery, and usability process for all eager gardeners. Not just for hobbyists, ManoMano also tends to thousands of B2B businesses - ensuring everyone designs the outdoor space they envisioned!

Parle On with Preply: The Number One Language Teaching Tool

Imagine visiting a foreign country, a dream come true for many adventure-seeking travelers. Sure, everyone would enjoy the versatile culture, sightings, and native population, but what if you can’t even buy some water without being lost in translation? This is a nightmare scenario for many, but for Sergey, Dmytro, and Kirill, traveling was their favorite pastime. Because they traveled a lot, they also struggled to communicate when in a foreign country. With this in mind, the trio focused on creating a portable translation platform designed for language-confused travelers.

Sulapac: A Sustainable Solution for Single-Use Plastic

Single-use plastic has become a hot-button issue for the world. With 12.7 million tonnes of plastics thrown into the ocean a year, the idea of sustainability takes the limelight. This is exactly what Suvi Haimi and Laura Kyllönen tried to do in designing Sulapac - the ultimate hero platform making a difference in the fight for a plastic-free Earth. Sulapac is a revolutionary sustainable material that ensures both aesthetics and superb functionalities. Natural to the core, Sulapac biodegrades in its entirety, leaving no microplastic traces behind.

Aktiia: When Medicine and Technology Join for a Greater Cause

Over 45% of the American population struggles with high blood pressure. In an age where technology is at its peak and medicine is a witness to countless innovations a day, the numbers are still alarming. Hypertension has been a silent and steady killer hovering over people’s heads for quite some time now, and something needed to be done. Two Swiss tech-geniuses, Mattia Bertschi and Josep Sola embarked on a journey of merging technology and medicine and revolutionized the way hypertension is treated. They introduced the first-ever blood-pressure monitoring technology.

Auto1 Group: A Placement Your Car Deserves

Being stuck with a busted car is a bummer for many drivers. There are many sketchy websites dedicated to reselling cars, however, there is always a sense of uncertainty. There needed to be a platform devoted to proper and quality car-selling and purchasing transactions. Inspired by their adoration towards cars, Christian Bertermann and Hakan Koç launched the mega-popular Auto1 Group, a safe platform for selling and buying used cars. Auto1 Group offers over 3,000 new cars daily, and selling or buying is guaranteed to happen within 24 hours! It’s the trapped driver’s dream come true. Drivers can sell their cars to the highest bidder, while those who want to buy one get detailed documentation of the car's condition.

Avocode: Making Designers and Developers Collaborate Easier

Designers and developers are two parts of the business puzzle. As such, both require tight collaboration in getting things done. Oftentimes, this collaboration brings a lot of problems, like a lot of manual work for both sides of the puzzle. And most of the time, it’s just the nature of the work that makes that collaboration difficult - both in execution and communication. To tackle this issue, three young people, led by designer Vu Hoang Anh and developers Petr Brzek and Martin Duris, decided to solve the issue by combining their wits into one product called Avocode.

BenevolentAI: Developing Drugs With The Help of Technology

Aren’t we all glad that medicine has advanced so much? We sure are thankful for all the medical breakthroughs! Yet, unfortunately, no matter how hard scientists work to put an end to a terrible disease, there are still a lot of unknowns in the vast world of medicine. Finding a cure or a treatment is the primary goal of many scientists and medical professionals, but it is no easy task. Wanting to do something to better the process of developing a drug, Ken Mulvany, founded a company for drug development, and went a step further into improving the process.

BlueDot: How an Algorithm Can Predict Infectious Diseases

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it crippled the healthcare system worldwide. What’s worse, it also brought the global economy to an almost complete halt. The truth is, had governments acted sooner, thousands of deaths could have easily been prevented. This is the pure intention behind the creation of BlueDot. Having experienced infectious disease outbreaks over the years, Dr. Kamran Khan created the AI platform to identify COVID-19’s threats. Posed as an outbreak risk software, BlueDot counts as the most reputable near-real-time system helping an array of institutions better track the progress of COVID-19. BlueDot is scientifically backed and transparent.

Sleep Soundly with Calm: One-Way Ticket to a Good Night’s Sleep

With overwhelming stress and anxiety, it is almost impossible to get a good night's worth of sleep. More than 7 million US citizens experience trouble either falling or staying asleep. A person needs their rest through the night, otherwise, grumpiness is lurking around the corner. Sick of his troubles with their difficulties with sleep cycles, Michael Acton Smith and Alex Tew took technology’s progress to another advantage. Sleep is the most cherished part of the day to many people, so the duo launched Calm in sunny California.

Surf Risk-Free with Capacity: A More Capable Future

The overthrow of the digital era is no longer deniable. Countless experiments brought in several different inventions, to which humans owe much of their daily benefits to. However, it is crucial to know that technology is created by humans to aid humans in everyday tasks and complete them as quickly as possible. These were some of the thoughts that flooded David Karandish and Chris Sims. The two technology enthusiasts devoted their lives to bringing digitalization closer to helping people.

Cohabs: A Different Co-living Experience

Have you heard about co-living? It’s a very popular term these days. A lot of people, especially youngsters, are utilizing this newfound way of habituating. Students, working adults, adventurers, modern nomads… they all need a place to stay. Co-living is a good option for commuters because it’s more affordable than renting a whole apartment or a house. If you’re in Brussels, finding a good place for co-living won’t be easy. Two Brussels-situated friends, Youri Dauber and Francois Samyn experienced the hardship of finding a good place for co-living and decided to make a change in the market of shared houses.

CureFit: Fitness With a Goal to Cure

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a luxury not many can afford. To stay fit in times where stress does nothing but consume is struggling majority of people, daily. Fitness enthusiasts had nowhere to turn for exercise guidance and accurate advice on what’s healthy and what’s not. In a country such as India, where the population reaches almost a billion, physical health and mental well-being are often overlooked, but not for long. Ankit Nagori spent his entire lifetime perfecting the fitness approach India excessively needed with his company, CureFit. With CureFit, Ankit offered billions of users a chance for a healthier lifestyle and overall well-being.

Coil: Never Let Your Content Go Unpaid, or Unnoticed!

Over 59.9 % of the population cannot imagine a day without surfing the web. This is evident, as social media and the worldwide web have become staples of upcoming generations. It became fairly recent to earn an income from producing content online, and that is partly owed to a particular person. Stephan Thomas helped shed light on hard-working content creators and assure that their art does not go unnoticed and unpaid. With his innovative platform called Coil, every online content creator out there got a proper chance of monetizing their art form.

Darktrace: World’s Best Digital Security System

Welcome to the era where almost every piece of valuable information is digitized. Just like any other goods or belongings, digital information needs to be protected, too. With the advance of technology, there is an advance in cyberattacks, too. Companies, organizations, and even governments have been looking for ways to defend and protect themselves. Understanding the importance of cyber security, Poppy Gustafsson created an effective system for defending against cyber threats. The best thing about it, you ask? Well, It does everything on its own, without the need for human interference or supervision. Neat, right?

Dauria Aerospace - The Space Race Saga Continues

If there weren’t any satellites up in space - you wouldn’t have any kinds of phone communications in the 21st century. Furthermore, satellite TV wouldn’t even exist and no one could’ve watched their favorite series or movies. But to put a satellite into space is absolutely not an easy task and it takes a lot of time, money, and expertise to build the satellite, part by part. Luckily, Mikhail Kokorich saw the not-so-easy opportunity and took it upon himself to soar into the cosmos mostly to help with radio wave signals.

Explore Asian Cuisine with Eatigo: The No.1 Reservation App

The city of Bangkok has a population of over 9 million citizens who want to, occasionally, wine and dine at the finest restaurants. However, because of Thailand’s exquisite cuisine, restaurants often get overcrowded with many customers not being able to make a reservation or sit down for a meal at all! To rescue restaurants and solve the issue with overbooking, 4 young entrepreneurs from Thailand formed an online platform that helps customers make quick reservations in restaurants in all of Asia.

Ecosia: The Search Engine That Plants Trees

Saving the planet under the pressure of looming climate catastrophes is close to impossible. Sadly, global CO2 emissions are the highest seen in history. This is courtesy of the ‘bounce back’ effect many booming businesses faced at the hands of COVID-19. One of the grandest environmental perils is deforestation, especially the cataclysmic effects the Amazon rainforest is facing. To prevent a bad scenario turning worse, Christian Kroll created an awe-inspiring platform, Ecosia.

Galaxis: A Platform Influencers Were Waiting for

The internet and social media gave us a new type of celebrity - influencers. Travelling, food, lifestyle, experiences - there’s nothing influencers can’t do. With the right platform, that is. Lo and behold, Max Gallardo’s Galaxis is breathing fresh air into the world of social media influencers. In simpler terms, Galaxis helps individual and brand influencers to earn their fair share, the easy way. Galaxis is a win-win-win solution for all audiences aiming for a bigger presence online, especially eCommerce businesses.

IQONIQ: Where Fans Are Welcomed to Stay

The sports and entertainment industry exist for a sole reason- the audience. Fans and admirers are the key points of the entertainment industry. Idols and their fans can create incredible relationships, and through newsletters and posts, they maintain their precious bond. Following his idol’s every move, Kazim Atilla made a promise to himself. He made it his mission to provide a haven for sports and entertainment fans, a place for like-minded people to share opinions.

Breathe in NuvoAir: The First Digital Respiratory Care Platform

Over 7% of deaths in America are caused by chronic respiratory issues. Medical professionals often overlook patients with chronic respiratory problems to focus on more common diseases, like cancer, heart failure, and strokes. However, the numbers prove that long-term diseases can be equally deadly. Lorenzo Consoli was ahead of his time when he embarked on a technological journey for medical purposes. He managed to insert technology into the health field of treating patients with lung capacity issues like asthma and CORD.

The Minimalist: The Big Punchy, Witty, Storytelling Bang

Recent statistics show that creative graphic designs pay off better than the automotive industry. It’s only reasonable, as a design must be a unique and well-thought process. Achieving a masterpiece takes a lot of patience, unselfishness, and hard work . Chiraq Gander and Sahil Vaidya, the two undecided engineers are the main characters in The Minimalist. To fill out their spare time at college, the entrepreneurs-to-be decided to create art as a side project on Facebook. But, as Facebook was a customer’s hotspot, they slowly grew natural traffic which became a leading advertising company.

TKP: Conquering the Japanese Rental Market

As far as overpopulation in big cities goes, Tokyo takes the cake as the most populated city in the world, with almost 30% of Japan’s population living there. Doing some quick math will show that this population density times the rising demand for real estate in Japan does not equal effective living quarters. Surprisingly though, even though the city itself is overcrowded, there are still hundreds of unused rooms and spaces across the city.

Heartland Media, LLC: TV Broadcasting Wholeheartedly!

Let us start this by saying TV broadcasting will never, and we mean never, die out! We’ve all been in a spot where we couldn’t get our eyes off television for hours and hours at a time. However, we never thought about how tough and time-consuming managing a TV broadcasting station it is, trying to meet the needs of every TV fanatic out there. This is where Robert S. Prather Jr. takes the cake and starts to engage in the televised world to provide people with major information through media broadcasting. With the power of Heartland Media, that dream turned into reality. Nevertheless, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows initiating a broadcasting company and owning television stations left and right!

Huuuge Games: Connecting People With Mobile Games

Almost every owner of a cell phone has used it for playing games. While traveling, or enjoying your break at work, or even while waiting for someone, mobile games are always there for a little entertainment. But can mobile games be more than just a game to pass some time? Anton Gauffin believes they can, and with his company for developing games, Huuuge Games, he started producing mobile games with a twist. Not improved graphically, not making them more complex or anything, his idea was simply to make them social. Mobile games that you can play in real-time with other people. This new concept was widely accepted.

Rise Again with iRise Mechanics: First Robotic Mobility Devices

Technology and medicine seem to go hand in hand into a brighter developing future. Thanks to countless scientists and engineers who work tirelessly beside technology every day, patients can rely on the latest tech-medicine. A young Bulgarian man named Lyubomir Vassilev, struck by gut-wrenching grief, wanted to implement new ways in which medical professionals would tackle the issues of disabled people. Determined to make a change, Lyubomir started an AI-based mobility-device-developing company, iRise Mechanics.

Infraspeak: Your Go-To Place for IT Support

Imagine working on an important piece for work and your computer crashes at the wrong time. This scenario is enough to drive any hard-worker crazy, especially with the necessary paperwork to file ahead of a deadline. Waiting for IT technicians to get crashing issues sorted out is a thing of the past, as an automated platform breaks way on the market. Luis Martins had seen enough IT trouble with his PC, and so, he decided to create the perfect IT service to automatically solve any and all technical issues.

Kumu: Create Content in Intergenerational Harmony

Numerous tales involve victorious corporations connected with the digital world. Virtual reality has become a crucial part of our everyday lives, being a place where everything happens slowly, and then all at once. Some of us use the internet for gathering the latest news worldwide, while many others use it as a form of a lifestyle, documenting everything they do. Watching, creating, and sharing videos is completely possible thanks to live-streaming technology. You just need a web-enabled device, along with a live-streaming platform. Social media giants like Facebook and Instagram are among the most popular live-streaming apps, followed by Twitch TV and House Party.

LuggageHero: Easy Solution for Your Luggage

Who wants to travel? Who doesn’t, right? Who wants to carry their luggage while doing it? Who does… Hey, wait a minute… no one does! Luggage is an unavoidable part of every trip. It can also be a great burden when there’s a huge gap between checking out or in your place of stay, and the schedule of your chosen transportation. Janick Lawaetz found a solution for this annoying problem. Why not leave your luggage in a nearby coffee shop or a store? Find a place providing this service, book the place online, and just leave it there for as many hours as you need. Together with Kristian Løkkegaard, Janick founded LuggageHero.

Meatable: No More Butchered Meat on Your Table

Though humans are classified as omnivores, slaughtering millions of animals to fill your stomach will, on the contrary, turn your stomach. Even the thought of consuming meat makes thousands of consumers feel uneasy doing it. Through and through, consumers have been proposing different rational alternatives like vegetable, fruit, and nut-based diets. Even so, vegetarianism and veganism have been practiced more recently, but neither has made much of a worldwide difference. So, Krijn de Nood and Daan Luining have made a revolutionary idea to make purely genuine and non-tortured meat made from a single cell of a given animal. The young man’s hope was that his idea would probably put an end to the inhumane way of treating animals for their meat.

Meero: The Bright Future of Data Processing

Photography dates back to the 19th century, and it’s no wonder that professional photographers have existed for a long time. Professional photographers are called professional for a reason. Not every regular Joe can have a keen eye for angles, lighting, composition, and focus. That’s why the world still needs professional photographers. Since photographers lose a lot of time on additional work, like editing, a young Frenchman by the name of Thomas Rebaud, decided to help them.

NutSpace: Building Children’s Skills Through Stories

The importance of education is undeniable, but its quality is oftentimes questionable. Insufficient dedication to educational reforms, the lack of vision as well as the ability to teach - all these factors have jeopardized the future of quality education globally. Rohini Vij, a storyteller and an educator, was the first to notice the crumbling education within the Indian educational system. To breathe some fresh air into the field, Rohini created NutSpace, an online platform exclusively dedicated to developing essential life, social, and communication skills in children of all ages.

Oura: The Strive for Wellness in One Ring

Not enough sleep? Large calorie intake? The answer to your worries might be - a ring. When it comes to wellness, the Oura ring is every fitness fanatic’s ‘precious.’ Brainstormed by the minds of Kari Kivelä, Markku Koskela, and Petteri Lahtela, the elegant and unintrusive little “health jewelry”, known as Oura, flung into the ever-changing world of today. With Oura, the hurriedness of everyday life, the stress of daily errands, and the pressure of obligations are no more. Kari, Markuu, and Petteri unleashed their creative potential and designed one ring to rule everyone’s journey to wellbeing and optimal health. Usability and accurate healthcare information are two of Oura’s greatest traits.

Securitize - Assuring a Liquefied Market

If you’re owning a private business and can’t be quick on the uptake to sell your bonds or some assets, they are not regarded as liquid. Most of the time, a helping hand is much obliged. Utilizing the services of a financial technology platform can be quite useful and fruitful. So, that was an idea that struck Carlos Domingo to ready his hand for helping with the Securitize platform which he established in 2017 in San Francisco.

Snackpass: Connecting College Students through Food

If there is one thing that collectively gathers all college students studying at college campuses - it’s food. Unfortunately, food options at campuses are either limited or pricey. Not just that, but waiting in lines, spending extra on delivery, and managing a limited budget at the same time can be a hassle for every student. Kevin Tan, a Yale student himself, also had a taste of the food issues that arise at college and wanted to revamp the experience and make it more worthwhile for all. So, he and his two partners, Jamie Marshall and Johnatan Cameron created an app called Snackpass - so every student can order take-out from nearby campus restaurants, and socialize at the same time.

Smarten Spaces: Managing Real Estate With An App

Since the industrialization of the world, the real estate business has been flourishing. Real estate owners today make a lot of money from the space they own but space optimization and space management take a lot of time and resources. Dinesh Malkani, an experienced and successful Indian, decided to tackle the problems in this industry by using technology. He saw the opportunity of using AI and the Internet of Things system to create a platform called Smarten Spaces. What the platform does is manage space more effectively, or as he puts it, smartly. Integrating data from different sources into an app provides real estate owners with a useful system for utilizing their space.

SurveyAuto: The Bright Future of Data Processing

Nothing circulates today’s tech-crazed society quite like information. But, doing research and collecting data takes time and resources. And if that’s not enough, there’s the off chance of making many crucial human errors whilst collecting it. Luckily, the complex process of collecting data was far simplified thanks to Umar Saif. A brilliant computer scientist, Umar created Survey Auto Inc., a company that leverages refined AI solutions and machine learning tools - thus facilitating data processing on a global level!

Digitail - An Online Pet Care Opportunity

Nowadays, it’s rather hard and time-consuming to go on the prowl for pet care facilities for your beloved pets. If you’re in a hurry to get an appointment for your pet, the first thing you take into consideration is a veterinary clinic that’s near you. Second, not just any clinic will suffice - absolute professional vet clinics are utterly necessary for the best pet care out there. So, Sebastian Gabor and Roxandra Pui from Romania have thought about making suitable software to help veterinarians with their practices, and pet lovers who are in dire need of them.

Tego: Transforming Businesses By Creating Smart Assets

Digitization and technology is massively changing the world in the last decades. Can you imagine life without computers? Hardly. Digitization is so incorporated into our lives that we take it for granted, without truly realizing its benefits. Timothy Butler, in the early years of the 21st century, came to the idea that more could be done by enriching components with dynamic data and information. But what does that mean? Imagine every asset in the process having its own story, waiting to be extracted and used for an optimized work process. When everything’s digitally connected, everything works better.

Dress to Impress with Wardrobe: Channel Your Inner-Fashionista!

Figuring out your outfit for the day is a vicious cycle for women. An outfit is supposed to give off a statement and it’s a reflection of who the individual is. It’s always advisable to watch out for your outfit, as it is someone else’s first impression of you. Well, Adarsh Alphons wanted to respect women fully by establishing a platform where they can choose any type of outfit or piece of clothing they want, 24/7! Wardrobe is the virtual cupboard every woman needs. Its doors are always open, day or night!

Aquagenuinity - Reiterating the Land of Liberty

Martin Luther’s American Dream was for future generations to live with equal rights in a civilized and democratic society. Many Americans supported his vision, sadly though, the future generations overlooked the toxins in the water in black and poor societies. The question arises, is this the best of the American Dream? Not to Doll Avant! Already coming as alumni from Harvard, Doll decided to seek water justice and tackle the problem American citizens saw as a failure of politics.

Hades - Going Deeper Underground

Every city you’ve visited, every city you’ve found breathtaking and beautiful holds its own, unrevealed dark secrets. Sewages, I’m talking about sewages, the underground areas of a city no one wants to mention or see. To dive into the unchartered waters of the underground, Dominik Boller co-created something to ease the mission of dealing with the gloomy and sticky nature of the sewage systems. Drumroll, please! Enter Hades! An artificial intelligence system that explores fractures, deficiencies, and blockages in sewers. In Greek mythology, Hades is the god of the Underworld. How neat!

Ifrågasätt - The All-in-one Plugin for All Things News Media

Gustav Jjarn is the mind behind Ifrgasätt, a Sweden-based business in Malmö, aiming to become the globe's leading provider of revenue, engagement, and user experience to broadcasters. Ifrgasätt offers cost-effective solutions. In collaboration with clients, it assists news outlets and publishing companies in regaining and retaining users, improving communication, and developing reader loyalty. Ifrgasätt assists publications in increasing consumer and audience interaction with excellent posts and live-blogging alternatives Ifrgasätt's network comprises items for real-time reporting and reader comments, for example.

Mirai 3D: 3D Creations that Can Save Lives

3D modeling has been one of the greatest breakthroughs of the 21st century. Its use has been widely accepted by the gaming, architecture, engineering, advertising, and even the movie industry. Nevertheless, people rarely thought of the benefits it could bring into the fields of healthcare and medics. Santiago Birkner de Miguel, Lucas Julián Mey, and Matías Ezequiel Biancucci recognized the most valuable aspect of 3D technology. The opportunity for its utilization in improving the healthcare system and surgical planning arose.

OneRoof: the App That Builds Communities

Since the days of old, people have been building communities and actively participating in their growth and development. The essential human needs made three young people think and come up with an idea of how to make all of us feel like living under one roof. OneRoof is a Brooklyn-based application that enables people to meet their neighbors, share items and ideas, or just hang out. The mission of this enterprise is to make people’s stay in big cities comfortable, and this can only happen if there are friendly neighbors who share our values and goals.

The Reader - Keep Reading and Stay Connected

The Reader is an organization that enables anyone to join and appreciate a fantastic book. The goal is to create an environment in which individuals feel at peace. Reading out loud to others is a unique experience. Jane Davis founded The Reader journal in 1997 and the Shared Reading around the same time, focusing on those who need it. Less than 1% of the public in the UK studies English Literature at the universities. Jane established The Reader since she wanted everyone to be able to experience the pleasures of reading.

Xtelligent: Artificial Intelligence As the Future of Commuting

Artificial Intelligence, AI, has come to a point when it doesn’t feel as artificial anymore. When it came to the roads less traveled by, it looked as though AI had some serious catching up to do. Road structures have been mostly built upon outdated patterns, and some innovation was long overdue. Meeting the world of roads with a solution was Michael Lim, the remarkable creator of Xtelligent - the smartest road platform!

CampMap: Unveiling Nature’s Finest Spots for the World to Enjoy!

Refined technology served us the world at our feet. With it, we can see worldly places we wouldn’t otherwise know. But, the truth is, no matter how much we want to see it all, some destinations still escape our reach. Why? Well, because, we just don’t know they're there. Simon Neal, a camper and a geologist, once struggled to find a convenient camping spot. Even with technology at hand, Simon still lacked maps to help him unlock Earth’s unseen beauty.

Etermax: A Verbatim Game-Changer

Smartphones have become the utmost run-of-the-mill devices for game apps. From the Android Play Store to the Apple App Store, a myriad of games nowadays is at each user’s fingertips. Even so, most games are just for entertainment purposes only. In other words, up until Maximo Cavazanni came around, rarely any game offered a proper educational essence. Etermax is the product of Maximo’s desire to become rightfully competitive within the gaming app business.

Konfio - Raising your Business Etiquette

Investors in small to medium businesses know that it’s not an easy task to get their merchandise up and going on the market. In addition, to achieve a spot on the public trading venues and earn their right to boost up productivity, investors are pressured to acquire startup fundings. Investors are now choosing to get credits so as to not fall short with their stocks. Therefore, Mexican citizens named David Arana and Francisco Padilla wanted to help these enterprises reach their designated place, so they established Konfio.

Kraftblock: Renewable Energy Storage System

Climate change is one of the biggest problems humanity is facing today. There is a scientific consensus that climate change is caused by humans. Changes are needed, and they’re needed fast if we want to leave a healthy planet for future generations. Understanding the dangers of climate change and the need for solutions to this problem, Martin Schichtel and Susanne König founded Kraftblock in 2014, in Germany. Kraftblock is a storage system for renewable energy. It works on the principle of storing electricity and heat in a specifically designed storage unit, that can be later used again in the industry.

StoryChief: When Stories Sell

In today’s way of living, numerous people turn to social mediums for their source of livelihood. With the magic of the internet, it has never been easier to reach millions in minutes. However, content creators often struggle to accomplish all tasks in due time. Valeri Potchekailov devoted his entire career to balancing quality content creation and distribution, and he made it possible for everyone thanks to StoryChief. StoryChief is the next best marketing tool for content creation and distribution for e-markets. It aids marketers, publishers and bloggers invent impressive content.

Unbabel: Communicating with the World, Loud and Clear

Machine translation is a breeding ground for our beloved memes that amuse us during work breaks. Although the internet provides us content from all over the world, we still cannot properly read the contents from machine translation. Vasco Pedro being a philologist himself, noticed this glitch as his opportunity to provide better service. Thus, along with João Graça, Sofia Pessanha, Bruno Silva, and Hugo Silva, they tirelessly clung to the idea to mix human translation and better service until they got a homogeneous result.

Arhaus: Crafting the Home of Your Dreams

Equipping your home with new furniture always poses a challenge. What to prioritize? Quality, or design? Environmental benefits, or price? How do you find a company you can rely on? Regardless of whether you’ve just bought a new home and are looking at the prospect of equipping it from scratch, there’s never a simple answer to these questions. There wasn’t, that is, until Jack and John Reed decided to revolutionize the world of furniture. Arhaus, Jack and John’s company, has always prioritized three key aspects of their products: they’re sustainably sourced, lovingly made, and built to last.

Arteris IP: A Leader In NoC Technology

Don’t you love it that we don’t tangle ourselves into wires anymore? Whether you use your laptop or phone - no more wires! And for this, we can thank the network-on-chip (NoC) technology. Basically, a dozen years ago engineers found a problem when improving the performance of the processors. Namely, the problems revolved around the limitations of the materials in the wires and the speed of the processor. This is why they started thinking of new ways to boost up the processor unit. After a long period of development, NoC came to life.

Augmedix: Entering the Futuristic World of Medicine

Did you know that doctors spend around 4 hours and maybe more doing administrative work around their patients? Daily! Going to the doctor in recent years has been a traumatic experience. First. patients had to wait to get their turn. Having to wait some more for the doctor to finish prescribing and writing down every note for the patient that just left, patients become frustrated. What if all of this could be evaded? What if there was some way that doctors could skip this whole administrative process and jump right to patient care?

CI&T: Paving the Way in the Digital World

With almost every retailer, store, and company shapeshifting into the digital format, it isn’t hard to see the whole world is rapidly moving towards the digital realm. In this climate, companies would ideally want to optimize the manner in which they are connected with their users and take full advantage of the efficiency that can come with digitization. This is where CI&T comes in to help. The systems integrator offers end-to-end digital transformation services and delivers speed-at-scale with its innovative design, methodologies, and tech.

Candela Medical: Your Way to Aesthetic Pleasure

“What can make us feel better than waking up in the morning and being pleased with what we see in the mirror?” - Shimon Eckhouse, founder of Candela. I don’t need waxing. Losing weight? No, thank!- said no woman ever. The possibility to wake up every day without having to worry about these pesky issues is the ever-loving dream of everyone. Shimon Eckhouse understood this problem that every person deals with and decided to put an end to it, by founding Candela. Coming up with devices that are essentially advanced, energy-based solutions to aesthetic problems or health problems, he gave the world magic.

Career Karma: Tech Career Planning, Redefined

Getting into the tech world can be a hard feat, yet it makes the most in-demand career path. While it is not unheard of for people of non-traditional backgrounds to break into the tech world, most don’t have the right tools or directions to do so. At least not until Ruben Harris, and brothers Timur and Artur Meyster decided to share their experiences and motivate others to follow their tech dreams with equal passion. To do that, the brothers created their podcast - Breaking into Startups - which later turned into a full-blown platform, Career Karma.

Chime: Manage Your Funds With The Tip Of Your Thumb

In today’s busy life, who has the time to go wait in line at their local bank? We’re living in the future, and in the future, why wouldn’t we access and manage our funds through modern, financially viable, and technically sound ways? Is this a fantasy? No. Of course not. We can do all of that on our smartphones by the tips of our thumbs with Chime. Its inventors, Chris and Ryan, two neighbors from sunny San Francisco, had the idea to revolutionize the financial system while having a friendly chat in the park.

CIAN Group: It’s All About the Comfort

Comfort has been a top priority for human beings for centuries. We have been building our homes, arranging our interiors, and even dedicating whole working lives to making our dwellings more comfortable. Nevertheless, with comfort come costs, and we all know how expensive and time-demanding are our efforts to find a pleasant home. This is where CIAN Group enters the scene. CIAN Group answered the call of millions of people across Russia searching for the best property and rent offers available. Today, CIAN Group can be easily called the leading Russian online real-estate market. If you are searching for a flat or rent in Moscow or St.Petersburg, then CIAN Group is your best option.

Claire’s: We Were Always There for the Girls!

There’s no better shopper than a woman! - A thought that’s lingering on many retailers’ minds. Women hold over 71% of the US shoppers, so accordingly, enterprises shift to suit their needs. With a natural tendency to update their appearance, women are in constant search of suitable products. Back in the 1960s, not many stores implemented women’s fashion as a trend. To make use of the situation, many companies included more female-meant products, especially jewelry.

Flex Energy Solutions: A Green Light for Green Energy

Being green is becoming more and more trendy and for a good reason! Over 76% of the greenhouse pollutants come from continuous carbon emissions. Because the planet is rapidly approaching an eco-catastrophe, scientists focus more on developing clean energy. It seems that humanity has finally opened its eyes to the massive eco-catastrophe happening on a daily basis. One example of an awakened, an eco-conscious individual is Edan Prabhu.

Fluence Energy: Manage Your Energy Fluently

Let’s stop draining energy! - Shouted Fluence Energy and the world listened! Yes, we’re sad when we see the poor and unsustainable energy consumption and storage, and its devastating impacts on our environment. The high costs, the great density, and very complex maintenance activities of energy storage are also discouraging us on our way towards change. Moreover, the pollution is taking its toll! However, we can cheer up a little bit! Don’t you think!? There still are great and successful companies dedicated to innovating modern electric infrastructure and supporting a more sustainable future.

Freehold Properties: A Backbone for the Underprivileged

Even in 2021, state-approved cannabis companies still face adversity and prejudice! If only there was somebody to give them a much-needed financial backing… Somebody like John A. Travis and his Freehold Properties! Cannabis-related properties have always been in a tricky position. On one hand, there’s indisputably high demand. On the other, issues with legality and a general narrow-mindedness. Even legal, state-approved cannabis companies and properties have suffered at the hands of this cultural stigma. Such businesses require stable support and a partner they can rely on.

Informatica: A Cloud for Everyone

Clouds just got better! Cloud services, that is. If you want to efficiently manage big chunks of data, cloud services are something you can’t ignore. In this modern business environment increasingly dependent on communication and information, cloud-data management solutions are swiftly becoming the key to efficient data management. That’s why software development companies providing these services are sprouting out like mushrooms after rain. However, today we’re going to talk about a rather different company.

Solo Brands: The Campfire Gods

Camping with friends and family is priceless time spent together. However, that tradition slowly transitioned out with the emergence of technology. We’ve undermined the power of nature, and we’ve become more focused on creating things instead of memories. The brothers, Jeff and Spencer Jan were inseparable growing up. However, at one point in life, they were parted and were separated for a decade. The fact their children grew up separately made Spencer return to the US and start a business with his brother.

Sonendo: The Scientific Way to a Perfect Smile

There is no pain equal in intensity to tooth pain. Every 1 in 4 American citizens has experienced the sorrow of root canal treatments. In a time when technology and science are at their peak, outdated dental treatments are no longer applicable to many patients’ situations. Many regular Joes and Janes are impatiently awaiting a breakthrough in endodontics. Olav Bergheim, a good-hearted and forward-oriented man dedicated his life to bringing modern dental technology closer to patients. Olav used his keen eye for business to formulate special digital offices for dentists all around California.

Winc: The Doorstep Delivery Wine Club of Your Dreams

Grab a glass because it’s wine o’clock somewhere! The 2020 pandemic took a toll on everyone. And this especially goes for shops and small businesses. However, amidst the crisis, people found a solution: door-to-door deliveries. And this is where alcohol delivery took the spotlight. The Winc wine club is one of these market conquerors. Thanks to 4 people - Brian Smith, Geoff McFarlane, Mark Thomas Lynn, and Xander Oxman - today we can all enjoy a taste of Argentina, South Africa, or other faraway places through a sip.

Backblaze: It’s Time To Back Up!

The internet is forever, but our devices aren’t! With the entirety of our lives slowly being digitized, it’s brought new considerations on keeping data safe. A single drive crashing can be the equivalent of a massive house fire causing irreparable damage to your information, losing large amounts of data. Yet, the majority of people still fail to back up their electronic devices. The founders of Backblaze noticed this and set off to fix this problem by creating an easy and convenient way to store data. Backblaze hopes to provide users with easy disaster recovery if something unfortunate did happen.

Cingulate Therapeutics: A Ray of Hope for ADHD Patients

If you have fallen a victim to modern-day living, and you feel tense on your shoulders, don't panic - you are not alone. There are many things to worry about these days, including relationships, politics, and the COVID pandemic, making anxiety and other mental conditions become hosts of the modern individual. Life can unnoticeably turn into a nail-biting marathon caused by your nerves, stress, and tension.

Ensemble Health Partners: The Driving Force in the Health Department

Modern times call for modern solutions to troubling issues - Ensemble Health Partners assembles its expertise, ready to save the day! In dynamic economies, the health protection sector is quite a profitable business. Even though this sector is prone to crises, the healthcare business in the USA and Western Europe has zillionaire volumes. That creates the need for financial control optimization, and Ensemble Health Partners is the perfect choice for it!

Genius Group: Overhauling Education on a Massive Scale

We need to learn how to learn! -It’s the idea behind Genius Group Ltd, the most famous and influential entrepreneur education company in the world. It’s high time that we revamped the global education system - both children and adults deserve a chance to learn and become the best versions of themselves! Many governments and universities have been working on this for years but to no avail! This might be so because it’s not just the system itself that needs changing, but the minds of the people, too.

Impossible Foods: The Future of Sustainable Food

Imagine a greener future. Can you? Not the way we’re going about things! Impossible Foods is tackling resourcefulness for a better tomorrow. For the time we are here on Earth, we are solely responsible for our own environmental footprint. We can turn things around by changing our diet - replacing meat with plant-based food. Dr. Patrick O. Brown, the founder of Impossible Foods, back in 2009 wanted to tackle a problem that was getting out of control – climate change.

Instacart: Fail 20 times, Stand Up the 21st!

Can your shopping cart get stocked online? It sure can - Instacart makes sure of it! Online shopping made a huge hit as social media became more popular. Amazon or other big-selling platforms became empires through online shopping. But, what about online grocery shopping? That's more than necessary, but is it doable? Of course, it is doable! said Apoorva Mehta, the founder of Instacart. Apoorva was an ex-Amazon employee, and he realized he wanted to create something meaningful. And that's how he created Instacart.

Sono Motors - The Future of Solar Cars is Right Here

Imagine standing beneath the sun with your friends, and one of you gets the idea out of nowhere and decides to use the sun to revolutionize the automobile industry. This is how Laurin Hann, one of the co-founders of Sono Motors, decided to change the world one day. Sono Motors is a German start-up company that specializes in designing solar-powered vehicles, most notably the Sono Sion. The company was founded in Karben, 2016, by three fellow founders Laurin Hahn, Jona Christians, and Navina Pernsteiner.

Kraken: The Ultimate Cryptocurrency Exchange Marketplace

In case you didn’t know, cryptocurrencies, or to be more specific, Bitcoin, are the future of online payments. Today, there are many exchange platforms on the internet, but few to none can match what Jesse Powell achieved in 2011. Jessie’s Kraken is a virtual exchange platform where people can trade with over 40 digital assets. Today, it’s one of the most successful and fastest-growing Bitcoin exchange markets in the world, connecting traders and buyers into one place. It went live in 2013, and it’s the perfect replacement of the old Mt.Gox, which crashed before Kraken’s launch in the very same year.

Expensify: Expense Receipts That Don’t Suck!

As technology progress is in fast mode, businesses must follow its course closely to meet their goals. Thus, to grow a business, one must have an unobstructed company workflow. David Barrett, a coding enthusiast from Michigan, seized the opportunity to present a solution to get reimbursement to companies in 24 hours. According to him, a business never fails - but runs out of money. Therefore, time is money, so, here’s Expensify.

LuLu's Fashion Lounge: The Best are Born in the 90s

Every girl already has a myriad case scenarios about the prom dress she’ll wear - short ones, long ones, midis - you name it. However, not everyone can afford to purchase a quality Prom Queen gown due to the sky-high prices the industry poses. Debra Cannon and daughter Colleen Winter were fully aware of the industry issue, and so decided to open a small vintage boutique where everyone stands the chance of looking like a million dollars.

The Future of Energy Saving: Redaptive Inc.

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. We are at a pivotal moment where we need to actively join climate activists and help save our planet. It might not seem like a lot or as exciting as Tesla, but energy saving and energy efficiency are one of the ways we can do that. The all-time rise of demand for saving energy, reducing energy costs, and sustainability goals worldwide motivated two men to create Redaptive Inc.

Braze: The Multichannel Market Tool to Rule Them All

Forging a fruitful brand-customer connection is right up Braze’s alley, the rookie-turned-Goliath of marketing. Today, digital marketing is an essential tool for online business; every major company needs a multichannel tool to present its products to the public. Three entrepreneurs decided to take it to another level and forged the idea for a perfect multichannel platform called Braze.

FINO Payments Bank: A Vision for Prosperity

Financial services should be available for everyone, at least that’s what Manish Khera thought too. But taking matters into his own hands made it possible! The fact that almost 10% of the human population lives impoverished lives, in this technologically developed day and age, is sad and unfortunate. Manish Khera, an Indian entrepreneur, came up with the idea to provide financially disadvantaged people of India with access to banks, by means of financial services.

Go First/Go Air - The Airway Company Where You Come First

They say the sky's the limit - but for some, their budget is too! Travelling used to take days to reach the desired destination, but now we’re able to fly from one part of the world to the other within a matter of hours. Yet, as convenient and fast as it may be, finding tickets that won’t put a dent in one's wallet is hard. Jehangir Wadia, the son of a wealthy and well-known Indian Businessman, wanted to combine convenience and affordability and reduce the congestion in Indian traffic. By offering cheap flights, Jehangir wanted to prompt everyone travelling by train to use his airline.

MobiKwik: A Wallet for the Modern Times

You forgot your wallet at home? Don’t sweat - MobiKwik has got you covered! Long gone are the days when we were wondering what it looks like to not carry a wallet everywhere we go. Nowadays, every second person on the street has an e-wallet. But we don’t just pay our bills online - we can even postpone the payment! Although the UK has been a leader in the field of buy-now-pay-later (BNPL), this trend has spread fast all over the world! MobiKwik is now one of the most respected fintech companies.

Mitesco Inc.: Valuing Health Before Sickness Arrives

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise!” Or so we’ve been told… But, how about when it comes down to healthcare solutions and services that aren’t of high quality but are enormously pricey at the same time? Not to mention the fact that these services might be unavailable for some patients. And by some, I mean plenty of them. It’s a frustrating issue, to say the least, and the frustration bothered Larry Diamond immensely, so he felt the need to brainstorm an objective about fixing this grave problem.

Nuvectis Pharma: a Powerful Cancer-battling Ally

Oncological issues are becoming more and more burdensome on many people, but there’s a speck of light at the end of the tunnel. In a time when millions of people are battling serious cancer conditions, Ron Bentsur, a highly experienced biotechnologist, offers a helping hand to possibly save millions. Ron founded Nuvectis Pharma - a modern and well-equipped company that aims towards remarkable changes and progress in the field of medicine. Nuvectis Pharma Inc. focuses on designing therapies for treating cancer, which restores hope for many patients. As a new biopharmaceutical company that is implementing innovative precision medicines, finding essential measurements for severe oncology conditions is a foremost priority.

Chicago Atlantic Real Estate Finance: The Investment Solution of the Future

Getting your money’s worth comes easy with the right investment partner, and Chicago Atlantic knows the shortcuts to success! In the business world, investing is considered a special art that you cannot learn in a book, but it rather comes with a lot of experience. Every investment situation is different with circumstances determined by the specific business environment and participants. For instance, debt and equity deals are two extreme sides of the same coin that require the same expertise and understanding.

Compass Inc: The Guiding Force Through Real Estate Labyrinths

Lost in the hallways of real estate? Compass Inc. is here to navigate you through the labyrinths of owning a home. In the past, people used a compass to navigate, and find the direction to their location, but today, you can use Compass Inc. to find the best matching real estate for you, and find your place under the sky! Owning a home is a lot more than hype, as it increases stability and sustainability. If you haven’t bought your home yet, now is the right time to do that. As the old saying goes: “Instead of waiting to buy a home, buy a home and then wait”.

Couchbase: Enriching the Realm of Cloud Services

In a modern world that heavily relies on communication and information, cloud services are a must to manage large amounts of data efficiently. Cloud-data management solutions are quickly becoming the key to efficient data management in today's modern corporate environment, which relies more on communication and information. As a result, software development companies that offer these services are on the rise and in high demand.

Coupang: The New Shopping Experience

With the world going digital, the future of consumerism lies in e-commerce. Almost 44.5% of the South Korean population turns to online shopping for their basic needs. Countless enterprises are adapting to the digital world to directly approach their consumers. A South Korean, business-focused young man named Bom Kim, decided that his country shouldn’t stall away from accepting the online sphere as a market, but rather embrace it. By establishing an online appearance with Coupang, South Korea is building the future of commerce.

Delhivery: Every Online Indian Business’ Blood Flow

A businesses’ blood flow is directly controlled by its consumers via revenue. Rapid delivery is a must-do for every store nowadays, but the early 2010s of India hadn’t yet adopted that method. With a population surpassing a billion, it was high time India witnessed lightning-speed delivery. Although not fully adapted, the idea of e-commerce was expanding the gates of India, with global investors showing keen interest. Five management consultants Sahil, Mohit, Bhavesh, Suraj, and Kapil seized the increasing potential of online consumerism and transformed it into a delivery powerhouse.

Digital Ocean: Smooth Sailing for Struggling Developers

Moving the world towards digitalization is inevitable. This ocean of clouds makes developers unleash their full potential to construct the applications of our future. Under the motto of ‘Cloud is complex, we make it simple’, Digital Ocean splashes the waves and leads developers and startup companies to the paradise island of cloud computing. For thousands of users to navigate the clouds with ease and find the paradise island of their dreams, Alec Hartman, Ben Uretsky, Jeff Carr, Mitch Wainer, and Moisey Uretsky joined forces to make this dream come true.

Emcure Pharmaceuticals: Access to Proper Healthcare for Everyone

Everyone is entitled to proper medical care, right? Yes, of course! That’s why Emcure Pharmaceuticals made sure no one’s medical condition is left unattended. Medicine thrives on technological processes. Without progress, humanity wouldn’t be able to fight off plagues and crises annually, and mortality levels would increase dramatically. In a full-of-life country like India, it’s ridiculous for patients not to have access to health care.

FIGS: De-Commoditazing a Commodity

Drive, passion, and perseverance are all common words used to describe those who strive to make a change in the world. One amongst those that are important but not celebrated enough is the medical personnel - the everyday heroes, especially in these pandemic times. While you may know all the famous brands that athletes are wearing, I bet you have never heard of the everyday struggle of the most important link in every society - the doctors, the nurses, and every staff member working day and night to keep the community going.

Fresh Vine Wine: Great Wines Tell a Story

Is there anyone who doesn't enjoy sharing fantastic life stories over a glass of crisp, delicious wine? If there is, they are not many, and they’re missing out, right? Wines have been part of our lives for many years. In today’s culture, we all want to enjoy delicious, fresh wine, but we also want to live a healthy and active life. This is a story of how Nina Dobrev and Julianne Hough shared their first glass of wine and came up with the idea to create Fresh Vine Wine, the winery. What’s different about Fresh Vine Wine is that it’s designed in a way for people to enjoy their glass of wine without feeling guilty.

HashiCorp: Swiftly Gliding Towards the Future

Nowadays, the world of the internet is a vast expanse. Everything that people do work on, create, and see, has either been created in “the cloud” or has a backup version on it. The future really has arrived, hasn’t it? Indeed it has, but for some companies, organizations, or individuals, it may have arrived a bit too fast. Adapting to the new cyber-landscape isn’t always easy for everyone. This is why technical help with navigating the cloud is more than welcome. Luckily, this is precisely where a company like HashiCorp excels. Constantly producing different open-source software tools, HashiCorp’s ultimate goal is to help automatize struggling businesses and organizations.

Nubank (Nu Holdings Ltd): A Bank at the Tip of Your Fingers

Is going to the bank getting more and more frustrating? Well, not anymore, since Nubank’s shaking things up! Fortunately, the complicated procedures combined with hidden charges are becoming less necessary as technology penetrates the finance sector. The long queues and high bank fees are slowly becoming history - and we have fintech inventors to thank for. In Brazil, the modern conjunction of financial services and technology has three leading names - David Vélez, Cristina Junqueira, and Edward Wible. Their brainchild, Nubank, is a result of their visionary and people-centric thirst for changes in the Brazilian banking industry.

Nuvo Cares: Appreciating Life from the Very Beginning

Expecting mothers should expect no less than to be appropriately treated by innovation. Every 7th out of 10 women experiences some difficulties during their pregnancy. Mothers need to be constantly supervised and communicate with professionals to eliminate possible inconveniences. To avoid unnecessary worries, Oren Oz and his FDA-approved Nuvo introduced a platform that will help monitor pregnant ladies’ well-being throughout. Through AI, Nuvo gives checks, stress tests, and virtual appointments for mothers when they need it the most.

Ola Cabs: Building the Future of Mobility

Providing transportation services for a billion people seems like a daunting task, yet in the offices of Ola Cabs, it is a routine workday. One of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies has earned its reputation as the fastest-growing start-up in India. Ola Cabs has been at the forefront of developing technology that enables mobility solutions by connecting customers to drivers for over a decade. The company is not limited to the standard model. It allows clients to choose the mode of travel through their app, offering shuttle buses, bikes, auto-rickshaws, or any other vehicle for navigating the congested Indian streets.

Oscar Health: Invest in Your Health!

“Part of every company’s founding story is a degree of dumb luck!” – Mario Schlosser, co-founder, and CEO of Oscar Health Health is one of the ground factors for one’s physical and mental well-being. To be able to function and live in a complete state of social well-being, we need to be healthy. However, life is unpredictable and has its own ups and downs. Illnesses and injuries, unfortunately, take part in our lives.

Playtika: The Entertaining Side of Smartphones

It’s truly astonishing how many people today like to play games on their smartphones. Online social games have become a part of our daily lives, and there is nothing wrong with it. Everyone likes playing games on their mobile phones - it’s fun, engaging, and sometimes even ultra-challenging. But have you ever wondered what it takes to create one? It takes time, energy, and a mastermind or two. Today, one of the biggest leading gaming companies is called Playtika. And Playtika is all about fun and casual games - you name it - they have it!

Vipps - Mobile Payments Done Swiftly

A lost wallet, not enough cash, the store accepts only card payments - we’ve all been there. The need for paying anything in just a matter of seconds is long-awaited, and now it can be done by the only thing that you take literally everywhere with you - your phone. One of the leading mobile payment services which give the public fast, easy and safe transactions is Vipps. Following their motto of making everyday life easier and simpler, Vipps gives users the opportunity to make various transactions, pay in stores, and check out their tax returns.

Vizio: Top Quality for the Best Price!

Having a TV is something that we can’t imagine living without, but not so long ago, TVs cost an arm and leg, so many couldn’t really afford to buy one. The TV market was desperate for a change - that’s when William Wang shone as bright as Sirius A on a mission to help anyone afford a TV at home. Moved by the life he used to live in Hawaii, learning all about the usefulness of TV sets, William started his own TV company. Together with Laynie Newsome and Ken Lowe, he created Vizio, a company that soon turned into the change people were waiting for.

ZipRecruiter: What Works for You in the Workspace

As the old Spanish proverb goes “Work improves the harvest better than the field itself”, and one company made sure no field remains unreaped. Over 47% of US citizens remain unemployed; energy wasted seeking jobs can be cleverly used to flourish in the work field. In a time when there’s a job for anyone, it has never been harder to find suitable work for just about everyone.

Acciona: Experts in Designing a Better Planet

If there has even been a time where we need to pay more attention to the planet and how much damage we are causing, it is right now. Acciona is a platform that’s continually contributing to the wellbeing of the planet by creating solutions for the most concerning issues today, like global warming, water scarcity, etc. Since being fully established in 1997 by José Entrecanales Ibarra and Manuel Távora, Acciona has taken big steps into providing our planet with different solutions to big global problems.

Aiisma: Stop Giving Away Your Data for Free!

Rising technologies don’t rest, and every new advancement forms countless opportunities. Working online does have its merits; however, it brings forth a lot more exposure. E-commerce develops by relying on a person’s data. The more of it online, the greater the chance of misuse. Ankit Chaudhari and Nicholas Boehnlein were two bright-minded people aiming at creating a tool that would help individuals control their data flow. They wanted to help people understand the value of their data and personal information.

AppLovin: The Low-Key Giant of Silicon Valley

Thought building a brand was difficult? Try promoting it! One tech firm is confident it has found a way. There’s always potential to be leveraged from a growing industry, and rarely has a corporate sector over the past ten years expanded more than the smartphone industry, and mobile apps are the lifeblood of every modern smartphone. Adam Foroughi noticed the untapped potential of the mobile technology sector early on and invested all his efforts and knowledge into creating AppLovin.

Coinbase - The Gmail for Bitcoin

Surging into the 21st century, digital currencies are no longer hype, but reality. Digital currencies are the new it thing in the world. Having existed for quite a while, payments and transactions with cryptocurrencies are quite widespread. Digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, are attainable either through mining or exchange. Since mining is costly and tricky, it is much easier to buy virtual currency second-hand, through an exchange platform.

Coursera: The Undisputable Giant in the E-Learning Market

Education is the most powerful lance that keeps our world evolving. Modern technology has affected the entire educational process and has revolutionized the way people learn and work. Today, there is a vast array of online platforms that offer endless learning opportunities. But, one Andrew Ng could smell that the job market is becoming highly competitive, yet, not as productive. To replace quantity with quality, he decided to create an educational platform that rises to every challenge at hand.

Didi Chuxing - The Journey That Lasts a Lifetime

Being constantly pulled to the sides of the many errands that await our attention, some things are bound to be left out. The world is in dire need of a tool, or an app to ease our lives, transport-wise. Welcome, Didi Chuxing - the world's leading mobile transportation platform with more than 550 million rides and 21 million drivers. This app-based transport company provides a variety of services including taxi hailing, ride-sharing, delivery services, private car-hailing, etc.

DoorDash: Delivering Deliciousness to Your Door in a Dash!

Nothing brings people together quite like good food, and DoorDash delivers food right to your door, in a dash! Not to sound like their unpaid marketing, but for most of human existence, being only a few clicks away from having anything you crave delivered straight to your doorstep - was a dream too good to have. It majorly eases the food-delivery process for both consumers and business owners and changes the game. But how did they get started?

Duolingo: The Mission to Learn Through Games

Back in the early 90s, kids had a different obsession - Cartoon Network. Children spent time in front of the TV and managed to pick up the English language without planning to. That’s how many non-English children learned new languages, but others had to pay for classes. Louis von Ahn, a doctor in computer science, knows the power of technology and the leverage of apps. Thus, with the help of his student, Severin, Louis decided to make a small step in educational methods, but huge for all language enthusiasts.

Heroes: Pass Your Brand in Good Hands

Although selling your company is a milestone in your business career, handing over the incorporation of your professional dreams to someone else is not quite an easy ordeal. This is exactly the premise upon which Riccardo and Alessio Bruni started building the success story that is Heroes. The two London-based siblings of Italian descent founded the platform amid the COVID-plagued global economic climate in June 2020 with the idea of acquiring and keeping businesses alive and thriving. Despite the atmosphere of heightened risk and obstacles, we can safely say their bold step is paying off.

Krispy Kreme: Kreamy Deliciousness for Everyone

“Kraving” doughnuts? Krispy Kreme serves “kreamy” tastiness to everyone! Krispy Kreme is the best doughnut and coffee store in the world. The doughnuts have been prepared by the original recipe that’s been used for more than 80 years. Vernon Rudolph, then 22, founded the first Krispy Kreme in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The recipe was not invented by Vernon, however, he got it from a French confectioner in New Orleans.

Monday.com: Improving Your Work to Flawlessness

“Like many successful businessmen have said over and over again - organization is key! Are you struggling to make your own work management software? Well, stress no more! There’s an amazing cloud-based platform that’ll bring you closer to achieving your goals. Founded in 2012, Monday.com has been at the top for many years. The company helps a lot of other companies improve team management and communication skills by offering useful tools and templates suitable for any manufacturing.

OVHcloud Provider: The Path to Success

Countless companies that thrive in their businesses all come across the same trouble - data storage. The need for a cloud provider was like a bubble that was only going to burst, and here we are today, with a self of them to choose from. The name behind the OVHcloud provider is Octave Klaba. And the idea was formed like a spark in Octave's imagination when he couldn't find a good provider for himself - so he decided to create one!

Oatly: Redefining Vegan Nutrition

“Healthy can be tasty!”, shouted a lone company - and the world listened! We are what we eat - but diets and health does not always come at a great taste. Most of the diets and meals start with one of the most used ingredients - milk. The inventor of the oat milk, Rickard Öste, joined forces with his brother, Björn Öste, to create a healthier future for everyone. Bjorn and Rickard Oste started their journey into making oat drinks that will tingle even the pickiest vegan palates. Oatly started small in their hometown Malmo and now they are taking over the world with the godly taste.

ObserveAI: Allow Experts to do Your Talking

Miscommunication and wrong pronunciation are a daily routine for contact agencies every day! Because of the lack of well-trained employees - the number of agencies losing credibility is higher than ever. To avoid inadequate staff, agencies needed to look deeper into who they hire as their representative! Akash, Sharath, and Swapnil came up with a brilliant idea to prioritize proper language assessment and delivery for every contact agency. They established an AI platform that helps agents improve their language skills - a perspective that will be only beneficial to the agency.

Persona: Your Digital Vault for Safekeeping

The popularity of online workspaces has drastically increased over the years. Workers turn to online platforms to store the important documents necessary for their jobs. However, behind this seemingly innocent approach, lie thousands of threats of cyber-criminals. Your data can be easily be abused for unlawful activities, and there needed to be a platform that guarantees personal safety and others’. Stefan, Ioana, Rick, and Charles spent their lives surrounded by IT equipment, so they understood some things about the dangers of the online world. That’s why they constructed a platform called Persona that will make sure that all data remains personal.

Poshmark – Fashionistas Know Why!

“Everything is possible. It just depends on your determination!” – Manish Chandra – CEO & Founder of Poshmark. We’ve all experienced a moment where we can’t decide what to wear. And there are several reasons for that. Maybe we have too many clothes and the closet is jam-packed, or maybe we don’t own that one special dress. Whatever the reason is, in a situation like that, a quick solution is much needed. A platform to either sell the extra clothes lying around or buy the dress you desired for such a long time? Yes, please!

Procore - Construction Management Going Digital!

Digital management - the solution-providing tool of the modern age. Management is always key to building anything in the most efficient way. Speaking of building, construction management has always been hard to pull off flawlessly. Management, and workers, for that matter, were in dire need of a tool, a platform that would mix and match needs, real projects, guidelines, and all things construction into one place.

Robinhood Markets: The Beloved Wall Street Villains

Is the stock market only for the wealthy? Surely, not! With Robinhood Markets, everyone gets a piece of the cake! The stock market still fosters a certain hierarchy in who gets access to the stocks. Regardless that we’re far away from having a class separated society. However, the part in finance doesn’t agree with liberal access to every stock – money still defined the access. So it was until Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt decided to act on the real cause. These two mathematicians developed a stock market called Robinhood Markets that allows every person to get access to the stock market, and profit, not just the rich ones.

Snowflake: A Tale of Bromance and Success

In the digital world of today, data storage is essential, but what’s more, cloud storage is paramount! Snowflake is a cloud-based data warehousing company based in California. Snowflake offers a software as a service model, which requires little maintenance, helping customers to focus on getting value from their data. Benoit and Thierry, the masterminds behind Snowflake, have a history of a very strong friendship and are absolutely adorable!

Spacemaker: A Revolutionary Vision for Urban Architecture

With the global population rapidly growing, providing people with decent housing solutions is an evermore pressing social issue. In a world where urban areas are presented both with the concerning levels of homelessness and the environmental threat of pollution, architecture is facing a grave challenge that has to be overcome. Change is needed and inevitable to ensure a better future for the generation, and as in many other industries nowadays - this is where AI technology steps in.

Unity Software Inc.: Games Made Easy

If you’ve ever come across a video game nowadays, chances are it’s made with Unity software. An unknown gaming studio turned into a global leader providing the gaming industry with the most sophisticated cross-platform engine for 2D and 3D content. What started as a teenage dream in a basement in Copenhagen with just three employees is now a company with a net worth of $42.75B. Founded in 2000, Unity Software is best known for its game engine for creating video games.

WalkMe: A Top Business Platform for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Do you have a stellar business idea, but lack the know-how of someone who’s tech-savvy? According to GoodFirms’s 2021 survey on visitor engagement, the top reasons a visitor may leave a website are due to slow loading times and poor website navigation. Pair that with an outdated website model, and you’ve got a ticking time bomb. That is why Dan Adika, Rafael Sweary, and Eyal Cohen came together in 2011 to invent WalkMe’s Digital Adoption Platform. The primary goal of the DAP is to simplify the user experience and spark interest within visitors by implementing an easy website walkthrough.

Wise: Money Transfer that Knows No Boundaries!

In an ever-accelerating world and at a time when technological progress knows no bounds, choosing a wise way to transfer your money abroad can be tricky. Most often, people do not pay attention and fall under the impact of the banks through which they make transfers. Banks often appear on the transfer market with good offers, providing low fees or even free fees, but in fact, there are hidden costs. Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Kaarmann are the masterminds behind Wise- the money-transfer platform that will allow you to send or receive money without breaking a sweat while sitting and enjoying in your favorite place. More importantly - with the lowest fees.

The Honest Company: Success Based Built on Merit, Principle, and Integrity

Happiness goes hand-in-hand with health, and personal care products are a means to a healthier and happier lifestyle. But what if the product that is supposed to boost your health goes south? Common consumer products like televisions, computers, smartphones, and even baby bottles contain petrochemical and other potentially harmful elements (like phthalates and parabens, found in cosmetics) that can cause health hazards in the long run. This is what led Jessica Alba (yes, that Jessica Alba) to launch her own company.

OUI: The Ideal Birth Control for the Modern Woman

Being a woman is awesome, but taking care of a woman’s contraceptive health can be a pain in the neck! Something needed to be done to update the relic ways of managing birth control. Enter OUI! The need for a contemporary, all-around tool for regulating and controlling the process of managing possible pregnancies, was becoming bigger by the day. The initial idea behind OUI was to develop modern, yet more natural and non-hormonal contraception methods for women. By replacing the old contraceptive methods, side-effects would become a thing of the past.

Uncapped: The Revenue-Based Financing Every Broke Startup Needs

Your company needs funds but you don’t know where to start looking? Uncapped does. Although raising funds is difficult on its own, having to do it without knowing the process, young businesses get overwhelmed and eventually give up. That is why Uncapped was formed - to put an end to an endless financial struggle, funding-wise. Asher Ismail started off as an entrepreneur when he got the idea for a company that will provide revenue-based financing. Piotr Pisarz, the other Uncapped co-founder joined forces with Asher and set sail towards a more functional, revenue-based financing.

BuzzFeed: Sharing Is Caring

“Information and knowledge: two currencies that have never gone out of style.” What author Neil Gaiman wrote rings true, especially in today’s digital landscape. In fact, the exchange of information has stayed so on-trend that today’s means of sharing are indistinguishable from those of merely decades ago. When the internet was still in its infancy, it was in the process of developing its own way of spreading information, and some people were curious about how this all worked.

Cabify: Тhe Whole City at Your Fingertips

Riding in a cab is cool; however, riding door-to-door with Cabify is even better! Every passenger, including the self-employed driver, will get to enjoy a door-to-door adventure with Cabify. This company’s employees believe that by making clients’ transit more pleasant - they can improve the quality of life in Spanish cities! As cities continue to experience the effects of lockdowns and other restrictions, unexpected requirements arise on a daily basis, necessitating the creation of new brand standards or modification of the current ones on a constant schedule.

Checkout.com: Payment Processes, Redefined!

During the pandemic, the digital economy drastically grew. A lot! And for a pile of digital stakeholders, this was really a “blessing in disguise”. Long before the invention of debit and credit cards, payments were made with currency equivalent cash or checks. Alternative payment methods are now becoming more popular among clients all around the globe. The world is not the same as it was before 2020, but the security, improvement, and online payments trends should continue.

Elite Body Sculpture: The Modern Liposuction Story

Is there such a thing as body sculpting? It sure is! - Elite Body Sculpture knows all about it. Liposuction is a welcomed obesity remedy that delivers the fastest results. But, liposuction treatments require needles, thereafter painful treatments. While the world was already familiar with laser treatments, liposuction seemed to have closed the ears for a long time, but not until Aaron Rollins noticed the deficit and provided the solution. Aaron is a passionate sculptor-turned-doctor who channeled his passion into body contouring. Being there for his patients, complaints about the painful treatments were heard, and he decided to act.

GOAT - The Only Sneaker Marketplace You’ll Need

It’s not a secret that everyone loves to own a pair or more of original sneakers. The internet is filled with thousands of cool sneakers, but not all marketplaces sell genuine products. After being scammed when buying sneakers online, Daishin Sugano and his friend Eddy Lu decided to revolutionize how people buy sneakers online. Deciding to Quit their boring corporate jobs, the duo from UC Berkeley had an excellent idea to start a platform where people can buy and sell authentic footwear.

HireRight Holdings Corp: The End of CV Frauds

When a convenient job vacancy goes out, people do everything in their power to get it. It’s no secret that many lie in their CVs, and they take the position from someone more suitable, thus causing damage not only to the right person but also to companies. Alexandra Fillia Kelly, a determined businesswoman and advocate for the hard workers, decided to step in and founded a company that does a thorough background check on applicants. Her long experience in business and strategies helped her raise and develop her company Powerchex which would later serve as the foundation of HireRight.

LianBio: Medical Pipeline Stretching from the US to China

Should medical assistance be available to everyone? LianBio thinks so, yes! Over 290 million people in China struggle with cardiovascular diseases, and more than 100 million people struggle with chronic diseases. We’re talking about human beings, not just numbers, and that’s what’s alarming; those are people who cannot get treatment due to a lack of medication. Konstantin Poukalov proved to be one of the bravest who decided to address this issue and act on it. Although it’s a huge undertaking, his plan was to create a pipeline that leads to these people and helps them with health issues.

N26: Ascendance Of A Leader In Digital Banking

Running late, but need to visit the bank? Don’t stress, all you need is a phone! With the dynamic and fast-paced reality of today, all of us have been juggling errands to the best of our abilities. But, being only human, something important might be left out. Simplifying everyday errands can mean the world to us, regular people. So, buckle up, we’re about to learn a thing or two about a leader in digital banking, the German-based neobank - N26. N26 is one of the pioneers in the mobile banking business. Two lifelong buddies, Max and Valentin, came across the idea to create an online banking solution without a physical branch network. Max and Valentin imagined a hassle-free banking experience, and that’s exactly what they accomplished.

NextDoor: Get Up-close and Personal With Your Neighbors!

Door-to-door neighbors are like family! Yes, an app brought neighborhoods back in style! The global phenomenon that is Facebook got some fierce competitionー NextDoor! This socially-interactive app was founded in 2008 with the purpose of forming meaningful connections between neighborhoods. If you turn to social media for daily advice on the best places to eat at or the latest gossip on town shenanigans, NextDoor will give you that and more! No more sifting through multiple social media platforms when you can have it all in one place. From place recommendations and tasty recipes to pet rescue missions, you can finally gather your community in one place, united and in it together, as it should be.

Project 44: The All-Seeing Eye in Logistics

Meet Project 44 - the platform that’ll keep an eye on your shipment for you! Living in the dynamic world of today, many of us simply don’t have the time to go out and browse for the products we need; instead, we prefer to have a designated item shipped to our homes, hassle-free. Jett McCandless is a man who was quick to come up with a much-needed solution to a dull logistics problem - creating an all-seeing eye in logistics. His idea, supported by Wally Ibrahim, led to resolving a pesky issue with shipment logistics.

Rent the Runway: Being Stylish on a Budget

No more window shopping! Rent the Runways has you covered, literally covered in clothes! We have all been caught in a situation, looking at the same designer dress or shoes for months that we can’t afford to buy. Well, Rent the Runway is here to give you the opportunity to dress and wear special designer clothes that you usually can’t afford at the moment. Jennifer Hyman got the idea of renting designer clothes when her younger sister broke the bank by spending too much on a dress. Rent the Runway is a brand for women that allows them to spend less and wear more.

Rivian - the Future of Vehicles

Electric vehicles of the future? One company says there is such a thing! Rivian is a company that produces electric vehicles, develops electric SUVs and pickup trucks based on a 'skateboard' concept and an electric minivan. Rivian's creator and CEO is Robert 'RJ Scaringe.'' Following his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, RJ founded the firm in 2009. Rivian's promise lies in developing solutions that transform people’s perceptions in reducing carbon output to create a safe and clean future.

Grab: The Dragon of Southeast Asia

Getting a taxi in a crowded city used to be difficult, downright impossible at times. Traffic jams, rush hours, shady taxi drivers are all things that get in the way between the passenger and his/her destination. That’s where two colleagues from the Harvard Business School, Anthony, and Tan, stepped up and found a solution to the pesky issue. Grab started out as a taxi service, but eventually evolved into a tech company. How, you may ask? By simply feeling the pulse of the market and its demands, and making the most out of a challenge. When Anthony and Tan noticed the market making demands - they delivered!

NerdWallet: The Answer to All Your Financial Questions

As financial advice is not something just anyone can give you, an increasing number of people are having difficulty managing their money. With NerdWallet, the difficulty of finding solutions to all of your financial questions can be easily solved. NerdWallet is a well-known financial advisor in the United States. It offers financial guidance and tools for insurance, loans, mortgages, taxes, credit cards, and other financial goods.

Nykaa: The One in the Spotlight

In today's society, beauty is no longer considered an indulgence, but a requirement that transcends geographical boundaries, age groups, and gender. The beauty, wellness, and fashion industries are expanding rapidly. Starting from regular face soaps to different skin solutions, ingredient-led formulas, and state-of-the-art skincare routines. Flaunting a ravenous hunger for business for more than two decades, Falguni Nayar, the creator of Nykaa, finally gave it up to pursue her passion for the beauty and wellness industry.

Volvo: The Car Ride of a Lifetime!

In today's society, having a car is a necessity; it’s no longer a luxury. It is our initial mode of transportation, making life easier. Breaking the mold and bringing the future closer means reducing travel time while maintaining a high level of safety. Automation is inevitable and will bring us one step closer to the future in many ways. Assar Gabrielsson is the genius behind the great idea of recreating the ordinary. His idea to help people, make life easier and safer, plus the great desire for driving, brought the dream into reality with Volvo.

Klarna - Shopping Made Easy

“Don’t trust people on the internet!”- it’s every parent’s mantra nowadays. This sentence echoed out from the mouths of parents everywhere, and most internet users today have heard some variation of this. Yet, we are expected to trust online spaces more and more with various aspects of life - even with our finances. So, naturally, people will harbor many insecurities when it comes to e-commerce. Easing these insecurities was crucial in expanding stores’ online market. Leading the movement towards such action were Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Victor Jacobson, and Niklas Adalberth when they founded Klarna.

Ascend Into the Clouds With Style

The sky is the limit, they once said. But to see the sky with all of its colors and thrills, you have to experience the flight. Sometimes what makes the trip worth isn’t the journey but the destination Nowadays, since more and more people are choosing to reach their destination by plane, the experience has to be one of a kind. Combining his knowledge and power, Richard Charles Nicholas Branson steps up with the idea to connect the United Kingdom with the world through the vastness of the air. Making a trip to the sky, Richard Branson incorporated safety and enjoyment in the same package with air travel.

Babylon Health: The Game-Changing Healthcare Concept

The healthcare industry is one of the most significant accomplishments of humankind. Promoting both physical and mental wellbeing, it takes an enormous part of people’s everyday life. Ali Parsadoust is an extraordinary example of someone who has been through hell and beyond to fulfill his childhood dreams. A man who truly sacrificed himself to succeed in what he thought was best for him to have a better personal and professional lifestyle and career in the future. Today’s prestigious engineer and successful healthcare entrepreneur, Ali once was a refugee from Iran, fighting for his life and looking for a way out from the war.

BandPage: For the Love of Music and Artists!

Nothing had ever felt as important to James ‘J’ Sider as marching to the beat of his own drum, for his career or otherwise. Betrothed to music as a way of life, James knows no other way to be - or needs to for that matter. A born and bred lisztomaniac, James combines the best of both worlds and transcends his musical flair and professional devotion into creating the kind of platform that makes room for aspiring stars and promising new bands - BandPage. Out of all noteworthy apps, BandPage does creative music the biggest justice, and it is all due to the man behind the curtain, James Sider. A striving musician and an eager deliverer of greatness, James is currently enjoying the fruits of his own labor and takes pride in the way his platform serves others - creatively and professionally.

Bloomscape: Fortifying the Relationship of Plants and Humans

Time and again, science has proven that the effect of caring for plants has a beyond beneficial impact on humankind. Plant lovers are omnipresent worldwide, and as such, they thrive on revamping indoor and outdoor spaces more vibrantly, or by introducing some much-needed greenery. Proving that life with plants is always a good idea, Justin Mast founded and launched Bloomscape - a modern, different, and unique online greenhouse that sets a higher bar of quality among ongoing horticulture trends and takes care of the process of purchasing and delivering plants as no other rival does.

Cockroach Labs: Putting Worldwide Databases in Order

Are people predestined to meet? Yes, if you ask Peter Mattis and Spencer Kimball. College buddies, business partners, and bros in every sense of the word, Peter and Spencer know how to make good things happen. While neither of them had imagined working in the exponential world of databases, it was in fact fractions, analysis, curiosity and problem-solving skills that brought these two to create Cockroach Labs. The name stands out at first glance, but there’s nothing buggy about this little miracle worker. Cockroach Labs is all about precision, intelligence and a business partnership that lasts. Once a heartfelt mission to achieve more than the ordinary, Cockroach Labs is not the first of Peter and Spencer’s ventures. With a generous range of successful and not-as successful platforms, this is the story of two inventors relying on each other in order to bring databases worldwide - in order.

How Health Engine Helps People Receive Better Medical Care

The evolution of medicine has allowed technology to get futuristic especially in terms of medical care, advanced treatments, and scientific achievements. Dr. Marcus Tan, a reputable Australian innovator, and businessman found a way to combine traditional medicine with today’s ultra-modern science and implement a better, faster, and stronger low-cost platform - Health Engine. Health Engine is an urban directory and an online booking tool that permits patients to schedule medical appointments and attend consultations without actually having to visit their doctor. Moreover, the platform’s health engine makes it possible for patients to manage their medical affairs, whilst allowing hospitals to automate their day-to-day operations, track their workflow, access patient records, and ensure their overall quality of service.

How Medinas Health Became the Contemporary eBay of Healthcare

What about gender equality? That was likely the first question on Chloe Alpert’s mind when she first took the business world by a storm. Not just any business world, Chloe Alperts became a health industry trademark name, and a loud female voice saying anyone can do just about anything - if they set their mind to it! Giving back to her community is what Chloe Alpert’s platform Medinas Health does best. A digital health platform, Medinas Health mainly focuses on buying, selling, and redistributing pre-owned medical equipment and supplies to health facilities in need. As one of the most powerful, goal-oriented, and inspirational women on the tech industry scene, Chloe’s journey to the top was not without its challenges. However, those who know Chloe also recognized her utter determination in succeeding, at whatever cost it took - and in heels!

How Movandi Powers the Future of Digital Communication

We use it day by day and we can’t even imagine our lives without it, but WiFi is so much more than the ultimate way of connecting to the world. Elaborating the concept of WiFi in-depth and providing society with the connective tie that binds, Maryam Rofougaran is the ultimate contributor to virtual tech as we know it. With efforts a decade in the making, Maryam has slowly yet surely become the face of global technology, the way it works, and all things wireless. It is thanks to this walking female power figure and her outstanding platform, Movandi, that today, we can communicate virtually better than ever, with anyone, anywhere, and anytime.

Europe’s Greenest Battery Gigafactory: The Story of Northvolt

Warnings about climate change are rapidly growing by the day, with experts desperately trying to spread social awareness to avoid a global catastrophe. Driven by the urge to make a significant change for our planet Earth, and make better conditions for a greener and more prosperous life - the Swedish entrepreneur and expert in Quality Control, Production, and Economics, Peter Carlsson, is determined to make an impact with his lithium-ion technology through producing low-cost and carbon-free electric vehicles.