A Wireless Security System Powered by Innovation

What if you could make your home safer without the added hassle and expense of installing a wired security system? Thanks to Colin Liu and the team at Reolink, you can. Fascinated by the concept of a completely wireless security system, Liu, CEO and founder of Reolink, was determined to create the world’s first, 100% … read more

These Reusable Wallet Sized Cards Could Cure Our Addiction To Plastic

FORMcard is a handy, wallet-size card of meltable plastic that can be used to fix and create just about anything. Designed as a way to give everyone the ability to make and fix the products around them, FORMcards, which are made from starch-based biodegradable plastic, are easy to work with and can even be reused. From creating … read more

New Jet-Lag Fighting Glasses Now Sold On International Flights

During their studies in the Netherlands, Aleksandar Dimitrov and Branislav Nikolic were having trouble adjusting to the long, gloomy Dutch winter days. They came from Bulgaria and Serbia, both sunnier countries, and had trouble waking up in the morning and staying active through the darker Northern European days. During their MSc Entrepreneurship studies, they began … 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