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DNA as a living USB.
Could your next USB actually need watering and sunlight and yet last for a millennium? Yes, if Twist Bioscience have anything to do with it. Although not technically a start-up at six years in and listed, one of their developments is worth a look, as the sector is seeing the same reduction in costs that saw computing power boom As Twist put it, “If there was an opportunity where you could put a copy of your DNA in a hard drive that would last for 1000 years for $50, that would really be the ultimate backup for your data.” https://twistbioscience.com/products/storage
11th October 2019 by tl 0 Comments
(2 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)
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Helping Entrepreneurs Assess Their Engagement With Social Issues
This assessment helps an entrepreneur or business person to pick a social issue they care about and then learn how well they are addressing the issue in eight areas of their life. It offers mentoring sessions after the assessment is complete in order to help the person create a plan. Then the revenue from the assessment helps fund children globally learning about the same social issue. The product is at https://scriptsplash.org/social-issue-assessment/
2nd October 2019 by jon-hirst 1 Comments
(6 vote(s), average 4.8 out of 5)
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Removing plastic from the home, one bottle at a time
Zero Co help households decrease their use of single use plastics. For every item bought, Zero will wash and refill the empties, significantly decreasing the amount of plastics a household sends to landfill as a result. Well worth watching as they commence a Kickstarter round to support initial production. www.zeroco.com.au
1st October 2019 by tl 1 Comments
(3 vote(s), average 4.7 out of 5)
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How One Teen Disrupted A $255 Billion Industry
Guard Grabber Technologies Inc. is a mobile applications company with patent-pending technology that connects security professionals with people in need of security services on a web-based platform and through two free mobile apps. Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Security professionals download the Guard Grabber Jobs mobile app and people in need of security download the Guard Grabber mobile app. Security professionals working on the Guard Grabber platform have the opportunity to list their own hourly rate and keep all the money they make, accept or decline any requested bookings, charge an additional fee for transportation, and turn the mobile app on or off - showing that they are available when the app is on, and unavailable when the app is off.
25th September 2019 by david-2 2 Comments
(3 vote(s), average 4.3 out of 5)
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Celebrating young tech companies with potential
It all starts with an idea… Join us at Tech23 to see what happens next! Meet inspiring innovators, make memorable connections, and witness a new frontier of Aussie tech.  Now in its tenth year, Tech23 is a national celebration of 23 fresh, young tech companies who have demonstrated high-growth potential. You can register to come here http://tech23.com.au/2019/register/ Because IdeaSpies is a Supporter you can get 10% off if you quote this code T23-SUPPORTER.
24th September 2019 by lynnwood 0 Comments
(8 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)
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Empowering independent interactions
Nous™ is a wearable device for people with severe physical disabilities, giving them access to a switch controlled by their own blinks. With software to map to each individual's own 'blink style', Nous discards all other motions, enabling communication and control from the individual's perspective. Nous™ was developed by Thought Wired, a New Zealand based collective aiming to "to make the world accessible to everyone". Here's to that, Nous, and their next release. https://getnous.app/
24th September 2019 by tl 2 Comments
(12 vote(s), average 4.1 out of 5)