How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis

For child care providers, a vital but often underappreciated part of the American economy, the crisis means dealing with economic uncertainty, but also adapting to serve new roles, including providing care for essential workers. Child care startups, including home-based daycare … Read more…

How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis

For child care providers, a vital but often underappreciated part of the American economy, the crisis means dealing with economic uncertainty, but also adapting to serve new roles, including providing care for essential workers. Child care startups, including home-based daycare … Read more…

How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis

For child care providers, a vital but often underappreciated part of the American economy, the crisis means dealing with economic uncertainty, but also adapting to serve new roles, including providing care for essential workers. Child care startups, including home-based daycare … Read more…

This underfunded female demographic is launching the most start-ups in America, far from Silicon Valley

Despite the lack of capital, black women are starting businesses at the fastest clip of any racial group, according to research by American Express. Since 2007, the number of firms owned by African-American women has grown by 164%. Small Business … Read more…

This underfunded female demographic is launching the most start-ups in America, far from Silicon Valley

Despite the lack of capital, black women are starting businesses at the fastest clip of any racial group, according to research by American Express. Since 2007, the number of firms owned by African-American women has grown by 164%. Small Business … Read more…

Oyo CEO Ritesh Agarwal touts Indian hospitality start-up’s business model despite complaints

Oyo CEO and founder Ritesh Agarwal touts the Indian hospitality start-up’s business model in an exclusive interview with CNBC’s Seema Mody, dismissing reports of hotel owners not getting adequate compensation from the company. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals … Read more…

After Negotiating $54 Million NFL Contract, Bobby Wagner is Negotiating Deals With Startups

According to Forbes, Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner, who negotiated his own multimillion deal, is now negotiating deals for startups. Over the summer, Wagner negotiated his own three-year $ 54 million contract with the Seahawks to make himself the highest-paid middle … Read more…

Men’s health start-ups are turning erectile dysfunction, hair loss treatment into big business

Hims, Roman and other online health companies are succeeding by going directly to consumers. And they're starting to win over skeptics. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

E-scooter company Spin will place dozens of start-up’s solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer

Two U.S. cities have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks free of clutter. Innovations BEST DEAL UPDATE :

Changing travel: the sustainable startups boosted by awards from Booking.com

Ten eco-minded startups to receive assistance from a €2m fund, including a social enterprise training trekking guides in Nepal Digital travel firm Booking.com has announced the sustainable travel startups that will receive financial assistance from its 2019 Booking Booster programme. … Read more…

Start-ups are selling kits for men to freeze sperm without leaving their home or seeing a doctor

Some start-ups are selling sperm freezing kits directly to consumers online, possibly creating a new market for sperm banking. Doctors warn consumers that freezing their sperm isn't necessarily as simple as it might sound. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that’s part movie theater, part theme park

Dreamscape Immersive — backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. — is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls, Media BEST DEAL UPDATE: Watch COPA anywhere with … Read more…