Embracing sustainability can be an exasperating affair – not so for these three startups. CosmEthics, based in Finland, provides consumers with the possibility to venture behind the gloss of the cosmetics world. Watty is looking to transform the energy industry in Sweden by handing over the key to control energy spending to consumers. In Nigeria, […]
“We wanted to change the world, instead we got 140 characters.” Impact has always been a part of startup lingo. “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters”, boasts Paypal founder Peter Thiel. “Imagine a city that fosters community, where space isn’t wasted but shared with others”, visions Brian Chesky. “We are here to […]
“People say to me that I’m a role model in technology, but it makes me laugh, because I’m not a technologist, I’m a journalist – that’s my background. I’m a manager of technological projects and works but I’m not a Linux Kernel coder myself.” -Sue Gardner In 2012, Sue Gardner was ranked as the 70th most […]
Fintech, including electronic finance, mobile payments and digital wallets, is changing the way of living and trading in emerging markets. Startups from around the world, including the Nordics, are building solutions for making the lives of merchants and entrepreneurs easier in underserved communities. At Slush 2014, one of the key themes will be emerging markets and creating […]
Doing good by doing startup. Social hacking. Business model with sustainability. Merging technology entrepreneurship with social entrepreneurship. One of this year’s Slush themes will be Impact – a display of social tech, sustainable systems and global markets. Startups in the new social innovation order The business opportunity within the next billion consumers is booming. Yet, global […]
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