Who says solar panels need to be ugly and clunky? Elon Musk and other entrepreneurs are making renewable energy stylish and sexy with these green-energy materials that look like standard building supplies such as tile, slate, glass, and stone.
We’re increasingly trusting of technology to keep us safe; from products like the Allergy Amulet protecting us from peanuts, to the […]
There are significantly more citizens than there are police. The limited size of many departments means there’s only so many […]
How does your business compare to others when it comes to employee retention? Generally speaking, the numbers paint a rather […]
Are you considering running your own business? Do you have an idea for a startup company yet lack the ‘fire […]
Entrepreneurs are often known for wanting a hand in every aspect of their business, and that makes sense. Due to […]
Click here to skip the intro and jump right to the list of bad habits Over the last six or […]
“I was walking along a shoreline together with my mother. The weather was nice; the wind was blowing and I […]
Dieting is one of the hottest industries in the world, filled with tens of thousands of products promising to help […]
Focusing can be surprisingly uncomfortable. If you’ve got an overactive imagination (read: crippling ADD), it can be damn near unbearable, […]
Having your bike stolen is never fun, yet it’s almost a rite of passage for anyone who lives in an […]
Once making it through the mourning process, the way we remember loved ones who have passed hasn’t changed a whole lot […]
The premise is simple: the Oak Bottle accelerates the oak aging process, without the use of a big ol’ barrel. The […]
A quick Google search for “models on demand” returns results primarily relating to the business models of on-demand software services. […]
How often have you had a small job become a huge ordeal, or even impossible, because you didn’t have the right […]
We could all use a little extra help in the kitchen. Thanks to the Internet of Things, and some succulent […]
For the second time, with help of Chapel Hill venture firm True Brudge Capital Partners, Forbes has released their annual […]
The Allergy Amulet just closed a seed round to help people stay healthy wherever they eat. The fashion tech device is initially focused on peanuts, but will eventually help people with a food allergy detect all kinds of contaminants. The question is whether it’s more function or fashion.
If you’re looking for a real, lasting relationship, Tinder may not be your best bet. The people behind the dating app, Hinge, […]
With technology evolution comes change, especially in industries where jobs currently done by humans could almost entirely be done by robots—and there […]
In the three years that Priori Legal has spent developing its data-driven process for finding businesses the right lawyers for […]
If the thought of getting a tattoo scares you, I don’t blame you—there’s so much that can go wrong. Even […]
According to the World Health Organization, in 2012, approximately seven million people died prematurely as a result of exposure to air pollution. […]
Last week, we took a look at a service that provides dog houses on demand, so you can spend more […]
The Autonomous Tent Co makes semi-permanent structures that can be disassembled without leaving a trace. Two days to build, $100K … and you’ve got a kind of glamping that puts a cabin in the woods to shame.
It’s an established fact that the tech industry has a significant diversity problem. In 2014, the combined US workforces of […]
Here at SnapMunk, we’ve touched on the topic of breathalyzers for alcohol, but now there’s one for oral hygiene and […]
Taking photos with our phones has become an almost reflex response to seeing something cool. While some of us have mastered […]
On-demand artwork is nothing new. From caricature sketch artists in the park to paintings-from-photos services online, it’s a rather well-worn […]
Startups face incredible hiring challenges. Most founders don’t have much experience with the hiring process, and many of the best […]
A new service provides on-demand rental dog houses for parking your dog while you’re out and about. It’s like short term pet boarding right when you need it. Did you even know you wanted that?
There are a kinds of get-around gadgets on the market today, from basic (flammable?) hoverboards to skateboards that want you to feel […]
Artificial intelligence is pretty versatile. Many of us are already familiar with how the technology can be used to identify objects […]
Now that drag & drop, code-not-necessary form builders have found their way to the mainstream, the most innovative, robust and […]
Fitness trackers are everywhere and while many attach to clothes, the future of wearables will definitely see a lot more […]
A few weeks ago, we discussed the undeniable business benefits of a powerful eSignature platform. More recently, we dug into […]
The latest addition to the SCOTTeVEST line has launched and its a jacket that might be trying to kill the backpack. The OTG is kinda OMG.
Using Lego blocks to build a model of the Starship Enterprise is something a lot of us nerds have either […]
Until recently, I believed that there were only three things that everyone who drinks alcohol, casually or excessively, should own; […]
Targeted toward lupus patients, skin cancer sufferers and anyone else interested in monitoring their exposure to UV radiation, the Shade medical device and companion smartphone app is more than 25x more accurate than the similar device by Microsoft.
There used to be a time when pursuing education beyond schooling was a painfully ambitious objective from all angles; money, medium and […]
This has been a big month for transportation. We saw a solar car, an electric bus, and now, a detailed article from Lyft […]
Losing things is the absolute worst. Having a wallet or phone disappear from where you left it can mess up […]
Contractors, temps, freelancers and people with “alternative” work arrangements now account for over 15% of the US labor force. A […]
To wrap up Season 1 of UnCorked Founder Interviews, we have one of our most dynamic, entertaining, interesting and honest […]
Since the launch of Twitch in 2011, and the massive popularity of eSports (competitive, cash-generating gaming for the layman) through […]
If you’re an absentee Airbnb host renting out your house or apartment, you’ll soon have no need to feel guilty […]
You focus on the call. A new personal assistant system with artificial intelligence, Clarke.ai, will focus on taking the call notes. It turns out there actually is an AI in “team.”
TechCrunch Disrupt landed in the City by the Bay this week after making a pitstop in New York earlier this year. […]
A few months ago, Title III of the JOBS Act came into full effect. At the time SnapMunk contributor, Daniel […]
Studies such as this one in the Annals of Internal Medicine have shown that many dietary supplement pills are ineffective […]
As we discussed in a previous article, it’s easy to underestimate the impact eSignatures can have on an organization. A […]
In the past few years, I’ve had to say my final goodbye to my dad, grandmother, godfather, cousin, aunt, and best […]
Either it’s been the theme of many Throwback Thursdays running, or the barter system is actually making a comeback. Whatever […]
Over the years, many people have asked: “What’s in a name?” The answer, as you might expect, will vary depending […]
Launching a social network into an already crowded space is not for the faint of heart, but that is exactly […]
Some educators do their darndest to make learning fun (some just keep it boring), but is it possible to make […]
When you think of working out your entire body, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you’re probably […]
The online job listing website Snagajob released its mobile app this past June, allowing job seekers to view an interactive […]
The EPA has shown that indoor air can be considerably more polluted than outdoor air. So trying to escape the […]
The 21st Century has given us an explosion of accessible technology and astounding technical talent. One of the most profoundly […]
Love dogs, but don’t have the time, space, or money to own one? If so, there’s a service that lets […]
“My dream is to really create a small business revolution by empowering ordinary people to set up and run profitable […]
Olympic athletes, coaches and brands, have a long history of generating new, exciting technology. For instance, the first Nike running shoes […]
Can we realistically expect a generation that has grown up on instant gratification, easy validation (e.g., participation trophies) and touchscreen toys […]
The third trimester of pregnancy can be a trying experience for any expecting mother, especially with a first pregnancy, when almost everything is […]
While the pool of developers and computer programmers has overflowed with options in the last 5 years, the ubiquity of […]
In the fast-paced world in which we currently live, sometimes it’s worth the time to appreciate the beauty of things […]
Before we were swapping wives and jobs and lives on reality TV, we were watching people swap homes. House swapping is […]
Looking for new ways to take your drinking experiences to the next level? Looking for something a little extra to […]
According to the world’s most valuable company, if the number of software bugs is infinite, then it would be much cheaper and easier to eliminate the finite, predictable problem: the user.
Besides a few financial institutions stuck catering to customers who were alive when the stamp was invented, and a whack of frenzied Bridezillas […]
In the early 2000s, a new type of headphones began to appear—headphones that played music via the user’s bones. At the […]
What does it take to reinvent the condom? 70 years of capitalism? The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a […]
Coffiest, the latest food supplement from Soylent, lets you chug your morning coffee AND your breakfast from one bottle. It’s a meal replacement and caffeine kick in one.
Dude, where’s my truck? Even if you don’t need one right now, you’re likely going to need one in the near […]
The Vitals Birth Name: Michael Krasman Nickname / Superhero Name: DJ Krafty Kraz Hometown: Chicago Company Name: UrbanBound Company Founding Year: 2011 The Story & The Company What’s your professional background? Have you […]
As the international community comes together to recognize Olympic achievement, another quieter, Olympics is underway. It’s called the annual Michelin […]
A health food startup has found itself in a pickle for spoiling its investors’ appetites. Hampton Creek, a startup as […]
You know exactly how puzzling books can be if you’ve ever tried reading Gravity’s Rainbow (or anything else by Thomas […]
With another $20 million raised in August, GrubMarket is expanding its farm-to-table food delivery services and is ready to take on the big boys.
Affordable 360 cameras are finally flooding the market, paving the way for more immersive storytelling. We profile five — and one bonus $60 camera. Which one would you buy?
Even though today’s most common gadgets are more innovative than the NASA satellites of yesteryear, one thing in the electronics […]
From bulldozing poor neighborhoods, to fires at the unfinished Olympic Village dorms, to robberies during fire evacuations and robberies while […]
Mine Kafon has been perfecting the technology to detect and detonate landmines for a decade. They are back on Kickstarter with a new drone that is 200-times cheaper and a lot safer than traditional methods.
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There’s something about hearing the words “I dare you” that brings out the fight in a lot of us. Now there’s […]
Buddy – The Dog Collar Re-imagined Wearables aren’t just for humans. CES 2016 saw a burst in popularity for pet wearables. At the event […]
Thanks to a recent wave of spirited startups, “having drinks at home” has become a lot more creative; solutions like Brewie make […]
Hillary Clinton recently released a detailed initiative for the future of technology and innovation in the United States. Now that she […]
Getting a little toasty this summer? Wishing you had an air conditioner just for you? Here are a few personal climate control and cooling devices from startups you may want to check out.
Your fitness tracker counts calories burned and monitors heart rate? Pffft. That’s bush league. How about a tissue-integrated sensor implanted […]
Southern Startup Hospitality With the exception of the Austin arts and startup scene, much of the country sees the South […]
Pooper is an app that connects dog owners to people paid to scoop poop, so if you don’t feel like picking up after your dog, you can hire it out. This app certainly seems real, but there’s certainly speculation that it’s a joke. If Pooper is real, there are concerns about timing, pricing, and more.
Four years after Dollar Shave Club released its inaugural commercial/YouTube video—a campaign that crashed its servers and sold out its […]
The space race was first spurred by Cold War hostilities and the jostling for bragging rights. Today, innovation in space […]
Many fintech startups are proving that reinventing the wheel is nigh on impossible. Is that reality what’s causing the financial services industry turbulence? Or do we just need to change our expectations about innovation and disruption in the worlds of banking, finance and insurance?
As an avid runner, I’m always on the lookout for apps that will improve the quality of my exercise excursions, which […]
The supremacy of beer as America’s alcoholic drink of choice still stands–it accounts for close to 50% of all boozy […]
Pokémon Go has proved an unconventional but effective marketing method for small business to register higher foot traffic and drive revenue.