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Can stem cells treat Covid-19? There’s hope

As the global race for vaccine or a treatment for Covid-19 reaches a frantic pace, stem cell treatment is the latest to throw its hat in the ring.

How sharing economy companies are reinventing to survive the Covid crisis

Cab companies are selling self-drive options instead of car pools. Some are expanding services from transporting passengers to moving packages.

Darling of developers, how Postman made a $2 billion valuation look like an overnight success

On June 11, Postman announced it had raised $150 mn in venture capital at an enterprise valuation of $2 bn.

Coronavirus will finally give artificial intelligence its moment

Pandemic lockdowns have affected consumer behavior in ways that will spur AI’s growth and development. As consumers buy more online to avoid the new risks of shopping in stores, they are giving sellers more data on preferences and shopping habits.

Gautam Narang’s self-driving vehicle startup, Gatik, is changing Walmart’s e-commerce economics

Gatik has so far done more than 18,000 autonomous orders and these are revenue-generating orders. We have done more than 50,000 revenue-generating autonomous miles.

They want to sell balloon rides 19 miles up. Haven’t we heard this before?

The founders of Space Perspective insist that their business plan is sound, offering the sights of space to those who would prefer a leisurely, hours long cruise to a giant roller coaster ride where the excitement is over in minutes.

Nikola founder exaggerated the capability of his debut truck

Nikola expects to have its first $1 billion year of revenue in 2023. The truck factory plans to build south of Phoenix is projected to reach full production of about 30,000 fuel-cell electric vehicles in 2027 and 15,000 battery-electric vehicles the following year.

Fighting the Coronavirus with innovative tech

Healthe of Melbourne, Florida, has created disinfectant devices that use a different technology, far-UVC light, which scientists say is a safe version of UVC for humans.

The tax rule that inspired billionaires and movie stars to back climate moonshots

Prime’s backers include Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, billionaire Orion Hindawi, the Packard Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, and the Sierra Club Foundation.

Robot food startups have a new pitch: No humans touch your lunch

Before the pandemic, robot-prepared food companies were a hit with investors, but ambitious sales goals didn’t materialize.

A winner: How Ludo became the king of games during the pandemic

A winner: How Ludo became the king of games during the pandemic

As stay at home became the norm, many found refuge in the quintessential game of ludo. For startups like Ludo King and Ludo Star, this led to a surge in demand for the game.

The doctor will see you now – virtually

The doctor will see you now – virtually

Bringing relief to patients seeking doctors’ visit amidst a pandemic, telemedicine startups are not only offering easy online consultations, but also filling the affordability and accessibility gap of the healthcare industry in India.

Zoom's Covid boom poses a challenge for big tech like Google, Apple

Zoom's Covid boom poses a challenge for big tech like Google, Apple

There are plethora of cloud software names that are also seeing surging demand for their services and the soaring stock prices to match. These companies are building out comprehensive offerings and stronger leadership positions in their respective categories that will be harder to displace as they grow in stature.

Birth of new ideas: Opportunities for startups in a time of crisis

Birth of new ideas: Opportunities for startups in a time of crisis

Startups that understand the new definition of ‘normal’ will try to bring out the best in themselves by grabbing new opportunities and identifying new customers.

Tired of Netflix and Amazon Prime this Covid-19 season? Why don’t you try podcasts?

Tired of Netflix and Amazon Prime this Covid-19 season? Why don’t you try podcasts?

Podcast startups see a spike in listeners with self-help, humor and mental wellness content topping the chart amidst the pandemic.

The space business is about to get really serious

The space business is about to get really serious

For years, the U.S. has been buying rides to space from Russia, spending $3.5 billion for 52 rides since 2011. Instead of turning to Russia, NASA will now rely on private-sector spacecraft. For many Americans, this will be a needed boost of pride.

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