By 2020 Virtual Reality (VR) will be virtually everywhere.
What's happening? Experts are posting eye-popping predictions about Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) growth rates. Sources project 5-year CAGRs ranging anywhere from 80-170% with this Statista study predicting the VR/AR market to reach $143B
But the future for STEM-related ventures remains hot.
What's happening? Diversity in STEM simply doesn't exist. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 17% growth rate in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs through 2024, 5 points higher than non-STEM jobs. Yet the National Science Foundation reports that
When your client base grows from 4 legs to 400 legs, you may need more technology.
For women entering the booming $60B pet industry, the potential for rapid growth may find founders scrambling to build a loyal client base with excellent service while keeping up with
Pets are Almost Hotter than Robots!
If you’re in the pet business, the phrase ‘dog days of summer’ holds an optimistic meaning. Business is barking…err, booming. According to the American Pet Products Association’s Annual Report, Americans spent nearly $6B more on pet products and services in 2016
NOW is the time for women to own our power.
Women are driven, focused and expect equal treatment. They don’t need to be empowered, they have plenty of power already - and NOW is the time to use it to overcome gender inequality.
That was the message
Back with part two of my Women of TechCrunch feature and three more founders eager to share their advice and views on women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) startups.
And yes, the breastfeeding tech story. I know you’re curious, I was too! But first….
Deborah Greene founded LiveaMoment -- which promotes peaceful living through technologies that help individuals find inner balance and collective philanthropy -- in 2016 after “quitting everything” to pursue a more socially impactful professional life.
Writer, educator, founder of The Foliage Project in LA, and serving most
When I arrived for the first day of TechCrunch Disrupt NY, my conference app full of meetings and pics of my new contacts, I squirmed my way through a packed Startup Alley for my first meeting.
I expected the Day One feeding frenzy. The $2,000+ ticket prices
ReedPop Founders share how they launch and scale without compromising authenticity.
ReedPop was founded in 2009 as a separate division of B2B parent company Reed Exhibitions after early success with its pop culture launch New York Comic Con and a wave of feedback from fans and sponsors who wanted more.
Founder Jennifer Horton shares what fuels her platinum music industry success.
Jennifer Horton has always been a fan of the performing arts; she grew up as a dancer and musician in a family actively involved in the fine arts world in Houston, Texas. But it was a