Cadence is a cross-market brand that touches the lifestyle, beauty, wellness, fitness, and travel spheres. The mass-market potential comes from the fact that we aren’t asking consumers to change their existing habits: we’re providing a solution that fits into their daily lives. CEO and Cofounder Steph Hon shares how Cadence is taking plastic from beaches and turning into one of the most pragmatic purchases you’ll buy.
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Studies reveal that 46% of women say they are not comfortable talking about their period as a reason for needing time off work yet 23% have been forced to take time off for severe menstrual symptoms. Elix Founder and CEO Lulu Ge chats with us about the new menstrual brand developing personalized herbal formulas to alleviate menstrual symptoms.
Lesley Eccles cofounded a unicorn with her husband. The toll on a relationship that building a flourishing business brings led her to launch an interactive relationship training app so that what we can all be our best selves for our partners. Meet Relish…
“We didn’t match the same patterns as many of the direct to consumer startups you see today that raised a lot of money early on and had high burn rates. We have been serendipitously building the business in a way that would help us weather the current storm: our team has always been lean with just 3 full-time employees, geographically distributed and remote (which investors initially questioned our ability to build a fast-growing DTC startup this day), and have burned very little over the last few years.”
As a new mom, I found myself struggling with knowing which shoes would support healthy development and which sizes were right for my daughter… I ordered multiple sizes, styles, and guessed which one might be a good fit by trying to feel her toes and heel. Given how quickly she was growing, I had to do this all over again every few months – all the while thinking there had to be a better way.
Meet EdSights, the text messaging chatbot that’s helping universities to reduce dropout rates. Cofounders Claudia Recchi and Carolina Recchi tell us more.
No matter how old you are, it seems no one can truly outgrow the lunchbox, and Modern Picnic is the contemporary lunch bag for sophisticated women who care equally about the food inside as they do about the aesthetic and style of the accessory holding it. The company’s line of lunch bags is made with […]
We chat with the amazing Laurel Touby and Jenny Friedman, Managing Partners at Supernode Ventures, a pre-seed & seed-stage firm investing out of its debut fund.
Losing touch with the outside world during calamitous events like natural disasters is still a serious concern even in this age of what seems to be constant connectivity. goTenna addresses this problem with its decentralized communication infrastructure network that is virtually indestructible and designed for the times where communication may most be needed. Founded in 2012, […]
There has been a lot of chatter about creating gender parity in the workplace and this NYC startup is systematically ensuring that it happens and quickly. Chief is the private network designed specifically for women leaders to advance their careers through a mix of curated opportunities focused on education, an in-person space, programming, and events. […]