The average adult takes more than four medications and many of these medications are used to control issues originating from genetics. Phosphorus is the DNA testing platform that wants to revolutionize healthcare by encouraging people to take genetic tests well before they potentially get sick. The company’s flagship product, PhosphorusOne, is an at-home genetic test […]
New York is one of the most stressful cities to live in, so it’s no surprise that the very first Massage On Demand® company, Zeel, was started here in NYC in 2010. However, Zeel’s same-day booking platform has proven so effective and popular that 11,000 licensed massage therapists have joined its network that spans across […]
1 in 7 women have Postpartum Depression (PPD) after giving birth and for about 50% of the women diagnosed with PPD, it is also their first time experiencing depression according to the APA. There is a myriad of resources and rituals that are being thrown at expecting mothers including vitamins, diets, medicines, countless products, and […]
86% of the American population does not meditate. Many of these people suffer from the very conditions that meditation can relieve – namely stress. WAVE is a lifestyle brand that remedies this disconnect through its music-driven, hardware-enabled meditation platform targeted toward millenials. At the heart of the company’s offering are a $199 connected memory foam […]
What did “wellness” look like 20 years ago? Today, society is demanding that companies innovate and create products that promote a healthier and happier lifestyle – everyone wants to achieve the best version of themselves. But to achieve this, you don’t need to spend $10 on a cleansing juice, rather Journey Meditation is taking a […]
There are two models for a healthy life: medicine and wellness. The medicine model is the most common model in our culture, in which the normal state of being is the ideal. The wellness model is quite different. Instead of being a tool, it is a way of life.
Every woman has experienced the dread of wasted hours from wanting to look nice after a workout. That’s why Glam+Go is offering efficient, high-quality hair services that are co-located within hospitality properties and fitness centers. This revolutionary service is helping women save tons of time by letting them get their hair blown out wherever they […]
Within a few years, we will see the emergence of an entirely new kind of Main Street facility. I call it “the Biotanica”: the combination of biology and science with the spiritual, herbal and community aspects of traditional Hispanic botanicas.
Walk down the main streets of any major city and retail dysfunction radiates from the blank and butcher-papered windows of empty storefronts. In Manhattan, fully one-third of retail locations are vacant. In San Francisco, iconic retailers like the quixotic Gump’s have vanished into memory.
More than 40% of consumers’ perception of a company is based on their corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, but few early and mid-stage companies capitalize on this fact.
It’s become something of a tradition for me to look at the year ahead and predict where the industry is headed. Part of that process involves looking back at the trends that dominated last year and looking to see how much of that momentum will continue into the New Year. And, what a year it […]