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Hillary Clinton's 1969 Commencement Speech Is the Definition of Women's Empowerment

Knock-knock-knocking on that glass ceiling.<p>Back in ye olden days (read: 1969), Hillary Clinton was just your average college student—except she was so flawless that Wellesley College asked her to be the first student speaker to address a graduating class. The school has released Hillary's speech in …

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Gender

Sponsored: The future of patient access

A noticeable shift is underway in patient access, along with the processes and technologies to provide high quality, patient-centric care at an …

Digital Health

Materialise Introduces Mimics Innovation Suite 19 - 3D Medical Modeling Made Easier

To say that a lot of good has come from Materialise’s Mimics Innovation Suite would be a gross understatement. The 3D modeling software has saved …

3D Printing

Modern art restored with nanotechnology

Much of the art made since the 1940s contains plastics, posing a conservation challenge that a group of experts are addressing with this new …

Traffic

Smart Cities: What's Next for the City of the Future

While we can't yet ask someone to beam us up, in many ways the city of the future is already here.<p>I recently had the opportunity to attend the Smart Cities Innovation Summit in Austin, Texas, both as a speaker about our mobile platform for cities as well as to learn about the latest innovations …

Smart Cities

Google and Facebook employees are flocking to a startup that's raised ~$70 million to shake up the real estate world

A few miles east of Manhattan, in Astoria Queens, a suite of residential buildings that house millennials and retail stores was recently purchased …

Intel Disrupted: Why large companies find it difficult to innovate, and what they can do about it

In the 21st century it's harder for large corporations to create disruptive breakthroughs. Disruptive innovations are coming from startups - Telsa for automobiles, Uber for taxis, Airbnb for hotel rentals, Netflix for video rentals and Facebook for media.<p>What's holding large companies back? Here …

Innovation

Enough About Startups and Venture Capital, Let's Talk About the People Behind Them - Lessons from #GES2016

"I wanted to have an impact in the society where I was living – that’s why I became an entrepreneur."Youssef Chaqor of Founder and General Manager of Kilimanjaro Environment, Morocco<p>Obama wasn’t the highlight at GES 2016. Neither was Reid Hoffman, John Kerry, or Mark Zuckerberg. Entrepreneurs were …

Samsung launches Creative Square, an incubation program for mobile startups

Samsung has invested in startups such as US virtual reality startup Baobab Studios and purchased Canadian digital advertising startup AdGear, while …

Creativity

Citrus Pay founder backs on-demand driver app Drivify

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>+1<p>Shares 0<p>On-demand driver app Drivify, operated by Mumbai-based startup DR Mobility Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has raised $50,000 (Rs 33.75 …

Customers

3 Women-led Startups That Are Changing Their Industries

<i>Note: I want to make sure that people realize that my women in tech initiative is the creative product of Allyson Kapin and Justyn Hintze from Women Who Tech and Rad Campaign. They articulate what I believe and make it happen. /Craig</i><p>Hey, many of you have probably already heard, but 10 startup …

Brilliant VR startup leverages the ‘memory palace’ technique to boost learning speed

Virtual reality has a plethora of use-cases, but one of the most potentially transformative will be the ability to use it as an educational tool. …

Virtual Reality

How Startups with Little Funding Can Get Top Notch Developers | Inc.com

Startups typically lack funding and promises of investments, which can create an issue when it comes to paying for top notch developers and crucial staff. You can still attract top developers with a small budget. Be creative and transparent in your approach. Discuss the immediate and long-term …

Employment

This scrappy Russian startup is beating Google and Facebook at facial recognition

Whether it’s facial recognition on Apple’s iOS 10 or Facebook learning to recognize human faces virtually as well as another person, there’s no …

Social Media

How long it took entrepreneurs to become billionaires

One million and 1 billion are two different numbers, and as business mogul T. Boone Pickens likes to say, "The first billion is the hardest." Yet Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was able to go from millionaire to billionaire in just one year at 23 — which made him the youngest self-made …

Entrepreneurship

Never Meet an Investor Without Doing This First

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Startups Are Personal: Focus On Company Culture

We continue our lessons learned series (co-authored by me and Traklight’s Mike Willee) and move from personal values to company culture. As an entrepreneur, one of the most important things you can do for your business is to establish the tone and culture that you want, or at the very least, …

Entrepreneurship

A CEO weighs in on whether entrepreneurs are born or made

It was a second-wave dot-com boom that lasted five to six years, when money was so readily available (many have referred to it as the Age of the Unicorns) that it felt like anybody could get in on the "become-an-entrepreneur" game. People believed that raising several millions of dollars for a …

Entrepreneurship

The Zenefits Scandal Is What Happens When Start-ups ‘Disrupt’ a Highly Regulated Sector

The Holy Grail of Silicon Valley start-ups, the truly special “unicorn” into which investors want to dump millions of their dollars in hopes of …

Benchmarking CrunchBase's Top 25 CRM Startups

Apttus, Weimob, Insightly, Infer, Salesnet, Classy, SoHalo, TinderBox, Oro Inc. and MindTouch are the top 10 CRM startups based on an analysis of CrunchBase data today.<p>Reflecting how diverse the startup CRM ecosystem is right now, the latest CrunchBase data has 71 different categories and …

Startups

The startup that turned learning languages into a game is trying to disrupt a $5 billion industry

At some point, most nonnative speakers who want to cash in on their English—to go to university abroad or land a job with a multinational corporation—will have to take a test, probably one with a long acronym: the TOEFL, the IELTS, the TOEIC. These grueling exams can cost $200 or more, a small …

Language Learning

Increasing Women's Financial Freedom Spurs Economic Empowerment Community-Wide

Beyond ensuring their decent health, safe shelter and education, women's economic empowerment is the proven key to victory over extreme urban poverty. With financial independence and mobility, mothers can provide healthy meals for their children, pay for inoculations and school fees and upgrade …

What Is Women's Empowerment?

Empowering girls and women is powerful. Today, we know it is the key to economic growth, political stability, <i>and</i> social transformation. World leaders, experts and scholars alike are giving their voice to this critical endeavor.<p><i>When women succeed, nations are more safe, secure and prosperous.</i><p>Barack …

Catalyzing a Pathway to Women's Empowerment

Overcoming gender inequality is absolutely critical to achieving the end of hunger and poverty. Data shows that countries that empower women tend to see lower rates of stunting (low height for age), the primary measure of chronic undernutrition. When women have equal access to education, and …

Innovations in 3D printing

Tyler Benster Contributor<p>Tyler Benster is a general partner at Asimov Ventures and the program chair of Inside 3D Printing.<p>Ten miles north of Barcelona lies a centuries-old hotbed for ink technology. Founded in the 9th century, the Monastery of Sant Cugat ushered in Spain’s era of ink and scrolls. …

3D Printing

Beijing hosts smart-car contest - Business

Fast-tracking the development of energy-saving smart cars is the purpose behind a new innovation contest which began in Beijing on Thursday.<p>The event …

Car Tech

Mission Innovation: India to double investment on clean energy research over next 5 years- Technology News, Firstpost

Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Friday announced India's plan to double the investment for its clean energy research over …

Clean Energy