Internet of Things

5 Examples of Global Healthcare Innovation

According to Deloitte, global healthcare spending is expected to increase at an annual rate of 5.4% between 2017-2022, from $7.7 trillion to $10.1 trillion. Aging societies, global population growth, and an increase in life expectancy thanks to a burgeoning longevity industry are all putting a strain on existing healthcare systems. All the while, non-communicable diseases […]

10 Medical Device Cybersecurity Startups

As medical devices become more pervasive, there’s an increasing concern about cybersecurity. Cyber-attacks have been targeting practically every connected device available in the market today, with an average of one hack attempt every 39 seconds. Medical devices being hacked also damages brand reputation very quickly. (The notion of someone stealing your password is a whole lot […]

Smart Voice Assistant Startups to Converse With

Remember when it was pretty easy to spot the crazy people on the streets because they were the ones talking to themselves? The introduction of cell phones, and then smartphones, made it much harder to differentiate the sane from the disturbed because suddenly everyone was walking down the sidewalk seemingly talking to thin air. Now, […]

7 Smart City Startups Improving Transportation

The world’s population is increasingly urban, but we’ll leave judgments about hipness up to you. According to a 2014 UN study, 66 percent of humanity will be living in cities by 2050. Combined with overall population growth, another 2.5 billion people will be added to urban populations by that same year. This intense concentration of […]

Who Makes the RFID Chip Implants for Humans?

People took a break recently from all their vapid political bickering and constant outrage in order to express even more outrage over a vending machine company in Wisconsin (yes, we’ve been on a Wisconsin kick lately). A company called Three Square Market has come up with a new employee perk – RFID chip implants – that “make everyone’s lives […]

13 Startups Racing to be the Uber of Trucking

Do you remember that brief golden age when Burt Reynolds was the epitome of cool? It all started for us with Smokey and the Bandit. The premise was pretty simple: A hotshot trucker named Bandit (Reynolds) and his sidekick snowman (played by country star Jerry Reed) are hired to bootleg Coors beer across the country […]

How to Invest in Internet of Things (IoT) Sensors

Back in 2013, Science Daily wrote about how 98% of all data was created in the past two years alone. Who knows if that number still holds true today, but we do know that the sources of big data are increasing everywhere we look. This isn’t just because everybody plasters their lives all over social media now, […]

11 Smart City Solutions Creating Smarter Cities

Our previous article on connected cars was quite popular so we decided to take a look at the smart cities these connected cars will inhabit in the future. As the Internet-of-Things (IoT) revolution continues to connect everything around us, cities and urban areas present an excellent space for tech startups to play in. The bright minds at CB Insights […]

7 Water Tech Startups Helping Keep You Alive

They say a man can’t live on beer alone. Technically, one could survive for a few weeks before succumbing from dehydration through the diuretic effect. Add water to your diet and you can definitely make it through Lent, as the monks of old would do, before scurvy killed you. Our point is that water is […]

How to Invest in the Singularity – It’s Near

If you’re reading this then the odds are that you’re probably in a high income bracket. We don’t control these things, that’s just what our metrics tell us. If you fit that demographic, that means you may have a private wealth manager who manages your money. If that individual suggests an optimal allocation across low-fee index funds, then […]