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A decade into the new renaissance of electric vehicles

Electric cars first appeared in the second half of the 19th century. The first vehicles were high cost, low speed, and had a very limited range of battery. Compared to their later internal combustion engine counterparts, they didn’t stand a chance in surviving. Still, it was an electric vehicle that held the vehicular land speed record until at least 1900. (more…)

What the world’s top 10 self-made billionaires have in common

As it turns out – a lot. Not that there’s a set recipe for landing on any list among the top 10 entrepreneurs of our time, but surely there must be some common traits and takeaways from their individual success stories.

There’s a new breed of self-made billionaire climbing Forbes’ renowned success lists lately and we wondered what, if any, their secret to success was.  (more…)

Grit Grocery is on a mission to disrupt the grocery supply chain

Dustin Windham of Grit Grocery knows that eating healthy is hard, so he wants to help – by bringing fresh produce right to customers’ doorsteps. To streamline the process and eliminate waste from the supply chain, he and his team are implementing an old-school model with a tech twist. (more…)

A new wearable is harnessing the sense of touch to disrupt the way computers communicate

The Moment screenless watch transmits information through haptic feedback. Somatic Labs CEO and cofounder Shantanu Bala talks about the importance of being able to iterate quickly and how this fairly new startup found simplicity to be the key when introducing new technology. (more…)

This New Jersey startup wants to disrupt the energy industry

LPP Fusion is on a mission to produce cheap, clean and safe energy for the masses. We talk to founder Eric Lerner about the trials and tribulations of finding funding, inventing technology, and tackling the energy giants. Get ready for a science lesson. (more…)