Ollie – Compact Co-living with Generous Add-ons

One year ago Blake Beckelman moved to New York City from Texas and now lives in an Ollie apartment. His fully-furnished studio apartment in New York’s Carmel Place in Kips Bay, Manhattan has a nine-feet high ceiling and a juliet balcony. Inside the ap...

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Apekshita Varshney | July 20, 2018

Parsley Health’s Care Is Beyond Impersonal Doctors And Pills

Parsley Health, a NY-based startup, has raised a $10 million Seed A financing led by an early stage VC firm, FirstMark. The funding comes nearly two years after Parsley Health was founded to look at healthcare from outside the prism of pills, prescriptions, and paternalistic doctors...

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Apekshita Varshney | July 17, 2018

A Different Design for the Differently-abled: The M+D Crutch

For people recovering from minor injuries, crutches are a minor inconvenience. But for the permanently disabled, underarm crutches are painful, restrictive, and a major barrier. Mobility Designed reimagined crutches to solve this problem and empower the differently-abled. Technology has create...

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Aishwarya | July 16, 2018

Invest in Claude Monet with Masterworks’ Art Stock Exchange

On June 20, the NY-based startup, Masterworks, acquired Claude Monet’s Coup de Vent at a Christie’s auction from the private collection of Tokyo’s Galaxy Enterprises Ltd. Going beyond admiring the impressionist master’s windswept brushstrokes, the startup plans to allow people to buy and ...

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Apekshita Varshney | July 13, 2018

Ladies, this Fintech Startup wants you to Retire Richer

Women are earning a lower retirement income when compared to men. Ellevest is closing this gender pension-gap by helping women choose an investment plan that best suits their needs. Men are from Mars, women are from Venus! Rightly so! Only that the investments industry doe...

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Aishwarya | July 12, 2018

Set Your Own Saving Rules With Qapital’s Money-Saving App

Qapital, a fintech with a money-saving app that paternalizes people into saving, has raised $30 million in fresh financing. The funding led by Swedbank Robur and Northzone, a venture capital firm, is only a fraction of the amount the app claims it has hel...

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Apekshita Varshney | July 11, 2018