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The Original Sofa...

It was a cold, wet January afternoon. We were huddled on several sofas, drinking tea, and perhaps initially comparing online dating profiles (or lack of) – but then we came up with the idea for this blog. 81 more words



I’m thrilled to have started my second month working with premium event management company Withinnovation. So far I have helped to implement a blog, social media strategy and regular email newsletter and am very much looking forward to seeing how the business will grow and evolve over the coming months.


Udacity, with eye to eventual IPO, says revenue more than doubled in 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Online education company Udacity, which offers courses in high-tech subjects such as machine learning, said on Tuesday it more than doubled its annual revenue last year and added about 34,000 new students to its online degree programs. 31 more words

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Waverly Labs offers real-time translation with its Pilot earbuds

Sometimes you travel all the way to Barcelona, only to meet up with a startup that’s been operating right around the block. Waverly Labs is a 20 person Brooklyn-based company that specializes in real-time translation through a pair of Bluetooth earbuds. 42 more words

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With $250 million, Peter Diamandis’ new startup is all about taking stem cells from placentas

Stem cells derived from a human placenta hold the key to unlocking a myriad of potentials in regenerative medicine and are the focus of X-Prize and Singularity University founder Peter Diamandis’ new endeavor. 46 more words

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This new company wants to sequence your genome and let you share it on a blockchain

Cryptocurrency in exchange for your genetic data! Sounds a bit like a scam, but it’s the premise behind a new company founded by a leading geneticist. 58 more words

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When passion finds you later in life

Today’s post is a little reflective and one I think many of you can relate to. As I embark on a new venture I wanted to press pause and reflect on how a 40 plus year old, ex scientist and now stay at home mum wound up sitting at her computer googling ‘how to buy a domain?’ 734 more words