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Helping one another has never been so profitable. What's happening? Female investors are increasingly setting their sights on companies founded by other women. This trend is driven by what Quartz Media dubbed the “Estrogen Effect:” studies show a correlation between women in leadership positions and company profitability.

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It's about time. What's happening? Talk on the startup gender gap isn't new and the stats are harrowing. Women own a third of all businesses in the U.S. and only earned a mere 3% of all venture capital between 2011 and 2013. But this isn't a pity party. Lots of women-led

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Founders need to look sharp. DIY design is one way to plump up those visuals on a budget. What's happening? Instead of hiring web developers and Photoshop specialists, organizations and independents are turning to easy-to-use apps and sites that allow for editing and design without the hassle

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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

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Keeping it natural with chemical-free deodorants, body care, and makeup brands What's happening? Organic and natural products are in high demand, and bath, body and makeup manufacturers are embracing better ingredients and environmentally-friendly packaging, according to Business Wire. This year popular products include spray deodorant, probiotic, superfood

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Moms and Dads are finding new gadgets to soothe, educate, monitor and entertain their kids. What's happening? At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year, gadgets designed for families were all the rage. Gizmos like Elmoji, the code-teaching sesame street robot and Snoo, the self-rocking

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Side gigging and independent contracting is the future What’s happening? The independent workforce (self-employed full- or part-time) makes up about 31% of the private U.S. workforce or 41 million people, an increase from last year, according to The State of Independence Report. That includes more than 13

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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

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