start ups

Silicon Valley, Florida

Florida Wants a Slice of the Tech Industry

But the state's niche markets might be getting in each other's way.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
3.2.17
Food

This Startup Is Making Cow-Free Cow’s Milk Because Vegan Ice Cream Sucks

Perfect Day Foods uses 3D-printed milk DNA to brew real cow’s milk, without the cow.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.16.16
Drugs

The More We Quantify Our Bodies, the More We’ll Want to Hack Them

Nootropics startups are banking on the idea.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.12.16
tech

A New Email App Lets You Mess with Loved Ones from Beyond the Grave

"HI MOM! It's me, your dead son."
Peter Robinson
7.6.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tired Employees Are as Bad as Drunk Ones, Study Says

The report found that 74 percent of Americans aren't getting at least the recommended seven hours of sleep every night, and the companies are suffering for it.
Helen Donahue
4.26.16
Stuff

Talking Weed Business with America's First Cannabis-Focused Startup Accelerator

We talked with the founder of Canopy, an accelerator that adopts fledgling weed-related companies and helps them get ready for the next level.
Zachary Schwartz
12.13.15
tech

Will MySpace Ever Successfully Get Resurrected?

Today, MySpace embodies an unexpected aspect of online business culture: eternal optimism. The people currently in charge of the site imagine that with a little luck it could return to its current glory, even if no one else thinks so.
David Cox
11.28.15
tech

Lab-Grown Shrimp Is Silicon Valley’s Latest, and Most Ambitious, Frankenfood

A biotech start-up called New Wave Foods is currently trying to create a plant protein-based, lab-grown, faux shrimp
Kaleigh Rogers
11.12.15
Stuff

My Life Driving Uber as an Iraq War Veteran with PTSD

I took this job to escape loneliness, to give myself something to do, but I find myself more alone than ever.
Colby Buzzell
6.7.15
mental health

Dawn of the Text-Message Therapist

Can digital therapy meet the needs of a larger and more diverse patient population?
Steph Yin
5.31.15
Music

Is Jukely the Netflix for Live Music?

For adventurous concert-goers, Jukely Unlimited offers all-you-can-see concerts at a decent price. The catch? It's mostly bands you've never heard of.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
2.22.15
Motherboard Blog

Soylent Passed $2 Million in Orders, Will Ship Next Month

20,000 customers have pre-ordered over $2,000,000 of Soylent. Here's what's next for the post-food company.
Brian Merchant
1.22.14
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