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Your daily fix of new business ideas Springwise and its network of 17,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds. More at www.springwise.com
Handheld device enables workers to sculpt their guns at the office
The rise of white collar industry in developed countries means that the majority of workers spend most of their days sitting down, often with bad posture. As a result, we’ve seen a few innovations attempt to bring micro-exercise into the office environment, such as the Stir Kinetic Desk, which occasionally rises to encourage users to regularly get up from their chair. Now Tao WellShell is a smart device that enables anyone to carry out resistance exercise from their seat, while also tracking their progress. READ MORE…
iPad platform aims to replace the receptionist
It seems that tablets are becoming increasingly effective at performing the tasks of customer facing roles, which is why companies such as The Robot Pub Group have taken to using the devices to allow patrons to help themselves. Now the Reception Messenger iPad platform is hoping to do the same for administration, offering a way for office visitors to check themselves in. READ MORE…
 
Deal-a-day site offers discounts on office perks and extras
We’ve seen the deal-a-day model applied to countless sectors and industries over the last few years, from art to nightlife, from dating to charities. The latest spotting? Market Sharing is a new startup that offers businesses one deal every day on office perks and extras designed to improve the mood of employees. READ MORE…

Startup incubator created from modular offices

Office space is a perennial challenge for young startups and entrepreneurs, which is why we’ve seen the emergence of solutions ranging from stand-alone garden offices to rentals by the desk. Taking a page from all the examples of modular architecture we’ve seen over the years — including, just recently, the FlexNatürcondo design — Indianapolis software firm DeveloperTown recently designed a wood-frame modular office that will soon be used to convert a local warehouse into a startup incubator. READ MORE…