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Fashion Forward: How Tech Is Targeting Waste & Pollution In The $2.4T Fashion Industry
Fashion is one of the most wasteful industries in the world, but thanks to new technology and consumer demand for more eco-friendly practices, that's starting to change.

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Facial Recognition Is Already Here: These Are The 30+ US Companies Testing The Technology
US corporates are currently using facial recognition for everything from fast food orders to trying on makeup to issuing life insurance policies, and more.

11 Lessons From Startup Chapter 11s
For every meteoric startup success story, there are dozens of cautionary tales of companies and products that failed so spectacularly they ended up in bankruptcy court. We take a look at what went wrong for 11 startups that filed for Chapter 11.

Here Are Beyond Meat’s Biggest — And Happiest — Investors
Beyond Meat's stock has been soaring since the company went public last month. We look at how much its top investors' shares are worth.

 Corporate VCs Still Aren’t Picking The Biggest Startup Winners
Corporate venture capital is getting bigger and moving faster — it's just not cashing in quite yet.

The Race For The Electric Car
Electric vehicle sales are growing quickly, yet they still only account for a small fraction of the cars on the road. But that could soon change. We look at the global EV landscape, barriers to adoption, and the brands to watch.

Unicorn Hunters: These Investors Have Backed The Most Billion-Dollar Companies
Tiger Global Management has the highest number of unicorn portfolio companies, while SV Angel has made the most early-stage investments in $1B+ companies.

 From Driver Fatigue To Heart Rate Monitoring, In-Vehicle Health Is The New AV Frontier
We take a look at the startups and corporates focused on in-vehicle health monitoring for drivers and passengers.

What Is Blockchain Technology?
Few people understand what it is, but Wall Street banks, IT organizations, and consultants are buzzing about blockchain technology. It's hard to remove blockchain from Bitcoin, so we'll start with Bitcoin as we work to understand this technology's potential.

 How Fintech Companies Are Helping Small Banks Stay Relevant
We highlight which small banks are working with fintech companies to launch banking products and accrue deposits.


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