Author: Tess Murphy

15 Discounted Products That Will Upgrade Your Life

Sleep better, stay hydrated, be productive, track your fitness: There’s a hack for almost everything these days. For this weekend only, we are featuring products that will not only give your life a huge upgrade but are also heavily discounted at up to 65% off. Whether you need better health or just a smarter watch, these … read more

12 Inspiring Quotes From Female Founders

As we wrote about last year, more women are getting turned down for investment opportunities even though women-led venture-backed companies earn 12% more revenue than male-led companies. Only 2.7% of venture-backed companies from 2011 to 2013 had female CEOs. Despite these hurdles, we have countless women on our site being bold to make change happen … read more

Eight’s Backers Helped Turn This Idea Into A Connected Smart Mattress

Founder Matteo Franceschetti left the life of a lawyer to change the world through successful business ventures. This meant a change in scheduling, a faster paced lifestyle, and unfortunately, a loss of sleep. During seven years of being an entrepreneur, Matteo learned that he had lost approximately 900 hours of sleep due primarily to restless … read more

SHHH Top Secret Perks Revealed For The Weekend

  Secret Perks are perks hidden away from the public and only accessible through a unique URL. Lucky for you, this weekend some of our top campaigners decided to reveal their secret perks for a few days, showing off some of the best deals on Indiegogo. From joining the search to find the next planet … read more

How two entrepreneurs are fighting mosquito-born illness, one bat at a time

When the travel bug hit, Christopher Rannefors and Harrison Broadhurst, co-founders of BatBnB, found their plans thwarted by a different kind of itch — mosquito bites. Both planning to start families in the near future, Rannefors and Broadhurst found their itineraries limited by the growing Zika scare. “… Along with most of our friends who … read more