As a business advisor and technologist, I often think about the large array of opportunities for entrepreneurs as technology seems to be evolving faster and faster. Yet I still too often hear the question, “Can you give me a really sure-fire idea for starting my own business?” My standard answer is that ideas are a […]
Early stage investor Trace Cohen shares what made Fi, a smart dog collar startup, a compelling investment for New York Venture Partners.
There tends to be a bit of an awkward and uncomfortable routine when using an old-fashioned intercom. People always question if they buzzed the right apartment number, if they held the button down long enough, and it always ends with guests whipping out their phone to text friends or family to buzz them in. MVI […]
Latch is the first smart access system for multifamily buildings and its CEO Luke Schoenfelder discusses the inspiration and popularity of smart locks.
WannaCry was one of the most massive and recent cybersecurity attacks on hospitals, and it revealed how vulnerable some of our most valuable institutions are. The need to protect hospitals critical assets, like patient information and valuable data, is extremely important, and hospitals’ IT networks run on unmonitored and unprotected connected medical devices. However, CyberMDX […]
Members of every culture adorn their bodies with artifacts like clothing and jewelry, and change these out to suit their moods or social demands. But today, we don’t just put things on; we put things in. Permanent tattoos, breast, lip, buttock and cheek implants, artificial hips, knees and prostheses, pacemakers, and embedded computer chips obliterate […]
There are millions of books instructing parents on how to raise a newborn and understand what a baby’s crying and fussing really means. But what if there was a more concrete and measurable way enhanced with technology to understand why your baby is waking up and crying at 3am every night? Nanit has reinvented the baby […]
Smart access is a hot topic these days, following Amazon’s recent acquisition of smart video doorbell Ring, and with the continued rollout of new applications for the technology as an important ecommerce enabler. Primary portfolio company Latch, the first enterprise access management platform for the multi-family residential market, has been at the forefront of many of these discussions as […]
The number of people afflicted with Diabetes in the US continues to soar and the need for preventative monitoring is more and more of a necessity. Smart technologies are entering our lives at an unprecedented rate with the costs of sensors dropping precipitously over the last few years. Bonbouton has built a smart clothing platform […]
Cyber-crime has become one of the greatest threats to businesses, government institutions, and individuals, as hackers are constantly finding new targets and advanced tools to break through cyber defenses. As technology improves, new vulnerabilities are discovered and new obstacles challenge security professionals. The past year was followed by a number of high-impact cyber-attacks. Namely, a […]
If you are looking to decorate your home with artwork, a quick search will yield dozens of beautiful works from stemming through the Renaissance, Baroque, and Modern periods. Why settle a few expensive purchases when you can use a smart, digital solution. Meural is a digital art frame that is indistinguishable from an authentic canvas, giving you […]