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No More Athleisure, Brick And Mortar, Made in China? How Fashion Will Change In 2017

The tectonic plates of the fashion world are moving. Here are four shifts to expect next year.<p>Change is afoot in the fashion industry.<p>We’ve already seen glimpses of how the tectonic plates in the fashion world are moving. In one of our best-read fashion stories of 2016, we explored how some of the …

eCommerce

Anti-aging pill startup Elysium Health inks at least $20 million in Series B funding

Elysium Health markets a pill formulated with ingredients it says will keep you feeling young and, according to a source close to the matter and documents obtained by TechCrunch, the startup has closed on $20 million in Series B financing at what we’re told is a $157 million valuation led by …

Venture Capital

​Innovation is the budding theme at marijuana summit

Everything from high-tech advancements in edible weed to big-data analysis can be seen at this year's New West Summit in San Francisco.<p>The New West Summit at the Hyatt hotel in downtown San Francisco looked similar to other business conferences held there throughout the year. Men and women in …

Cannabis

The CEO of a $60 million furniture startup explains why it suddenly shut down

The company announced the closure on its website late Friday, saying it simply failed to find new investors to support its business.<p>Apparently it looked into getting acquired by a big public company, but those talks seem to have fizzled out as well.<p>It said:<p>"We were in deep discussions to be …

Startups

Billion dollar baby: Jessica Alba’s Honest Company is her real entrepreneurial star vehicle

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company does more than sell diapers — it provides inspiration for women entrepreneurs<p>Jessica Alba earned her fame and fortune on TV and in blockbuster films over the past decade, but her business credentials catapulted to superstar level. Earlier this month, Unilever began …

Princeton University

Check out the pitch decks AirBNB and YouTube used to raise millions

You’re an entrepreneur with a great idea. How do you raise a million dollars?<p>One of the most important things is to have a great pitch deck. When you’re walking down Sand Hill Road, or to your local VC, a decision to fund or not to fund will be made very quickly after you come in — that’s why it’s …

Furniture First

L Series is a minimal design created by Assembly, a collaborative work by Pete Oyler and Nora Mattingly.<p>This particular bench was made from 128 individual pieces of wood joined invisibly to create the final form.<p>Six Fold is a minimal bench created by Australia-based designer Elliot Bastianon.<p>Can …

Furniture

The rise and fall of Gurbaksh Chahal: How one tech CEO went from fame, fortune, and Oprah's couch to possible jail time

He published a memoir, "The Dream: How I Learned the Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship and Made Millions," at 25.<p>Then the dream unraveled.<p>On Friday, Chahal was sentenced to a year in jail after facing a judge for violating his probation. His sentence was suspended pending appeal, but he has …

California

9 Home Remedies That Will Cure Hair Fall And Help Get Rid Of Bald Patches

One thing that scares men the most is going bald. Men suffer from hair loss after a certain age and there are plenty of reasons for losing hair. …

How Technology Will Change Your City Over The Next Decade

<i>What technology should we expect cities to realistically adopt within the next 5-10 years? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Dan Doctoroff, CEO of Sidewalk Labs, Former Bloomberg CEO, on Quora.</b><p>…

Smart Cities

PureLiFi scores £7M Series B to commercialize pulsating light-based Wi-Fi alternative

PureLifi, the University of Edinburgh spin out that is developing what it calls ‘LiFi’ technology, an alternative to Wi-Fi that uses modulating LED light as a way of sending data from one LiFi-equipped device to another, has raised just over £7 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is …

University of Edinburgh

Airobotics raises $28.5M to pursue autonomous drone platforms for heavy industry

Drones have numerous applications in security, inspection, and other major roles at industrial facilities, but in many cases manual control is still the standard. Tel Aviv-based Airobotics aims to automate the process as an alternative to costly and involved human pilots, and has raised $28.5 …

Drones

Made in Africa: One of these inventions is about to make it big

<b>(CNN) —</b> From plant-based affordable anti-malaria drugs to the Tryctor, a hybrid tractor-motorcycle, one of ten entries for the annual Innovation Prize for Africa could be the next big invention to come out of the continent.<p>Run by the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) -- the prize was set up to …

South Africa

The Nanotech Shirt Helping One Indy Champ Win

This weekend, Tony Kanaan wears something no driver has ever worn before<p>When Tony Kanaan gets behind the wheel of his Number 10 racecar Saturday—gunning for victory in the IndyCar Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway, in Fort Worth—he’ll steer 1,570 pounds of metal, powered by a 675-horsepower …

Fort Worth

How Startups Can Overtake Corporates in the Innovation Race

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Three years ago, the world’s largest automotive company, Toyota, publicly doubted the real potential of electric cars. “We do not believe there is a market to accept it,” said Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada.<p>In April, 276,000 people …

Startups

I tried the startup that wants to replace your lunch with futuristic nutrition 'squares' — and they actually tasted good

Mealsquares is a "beta" stage startup that bills itself as a "solid, whole-food Soylent alternative."<p>But wait, a food version of Soylent, you ask. Wouldn't that just be regular food? Sort of.<p>The answer lies in what meal-replacement products like Soylent or Ambronite are actually giving you. For …

iPhone

The innovators: the LiquiGlide coating that gets mayonnaise out of the bottle

A new coating engineered at MIT means products from mayonnaise to jam, or glue to face creams no longer stick stubbornly to the sides of the tube or bottle<p>We all have our own techniques for extracting that last dollop of tomato ketchup or mayonnaise from the bottle. Some prefer the knife in the jar …

Innovation

The Forefront of Financial Innovation Belongs to Tech

This week, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported Apple's plans to offer peer-to-peer payments for its customers. Of course, between this news, Apple Pay, and the dozen other non-finance companies entering the financial sector, this comes as no surprise.<p>If you ask me, there are two super interesting …

Apple Pay