Category: Startups

Kentucky City’s Incubator Seeks To Produce More Black-Owned Businesses

By George A. Willis Two years ago, Dave Christopher knew something had to change. COVID-19 shut down his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, in the spring of 2020. Many businesses in his city didn’t survive, while others barely managed with the help of grants and Paycheck Protection Program loans. But Christopher took a closer look and

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Meditating In The Metaverse: Tripp Expands Its Virtual Escapes

By Michelle D. Madsen Tripp Inc., a Los Angeles-based digital wellness platform, says it has raised $11.2 million to finance ways to technologically enhance well-being in the metaverse. The Tripp platform enables users to create their own experience of visuals and sounds during meditation sessions. The company provides users with a variety of virtual environments

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Galaxy Racer Invests $25 Million In A Cryptocurrency

By Michelle D. Madsen Galaxy Racer, a Dubai-based transmedia company, recently announced a $25 million investment in the Quint ecosystem token, $QUINT. The move makes Galaxy the first eSports and lifestyle organization to commit substantial funds to a cryptocurrency ecosystem. Quint will also become Galary Racer’s “native ecosystem token partner” as a result of this

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Pastel Cronies’ NFT Collection Seeks To Help End Cruelty To Animals

By Jonathan Hobbs Pastel Cronies is a new collection of 10,100 NFTs that’s been organized to provide financial assistance to Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) chapters around the world. The set has more than 180 unique features, including cheerful colors and facial expressions, the company says. The collection comes with 100

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New Tech Will Jolt The Battery Industry

By Charles Epstein The future of battery technology means new propulsion systems and power generators will become more energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and cheaper. The world’s largest battery makers are pursuing these goals in China, South Korea, Europe and the U.S. Developed nations are accelerating these non-carbon developments as they move from fossil fuels and toward new

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