In Turkey, investors put their money into new startups while they fly
Regular readers of Springwise may remember Virgin Atlantic‘s in-flight art gallery, which helps passengers with cash to spend find a new piece of art for their home. Now Turkish Airlines is introducing its Invest on Board program, enabling investors to discover and support new businesses while they fly. READ MORE…

In Turkey, investors put their money into new startups while they fly

Regular readers of Springwise may remember Virgin Atlantic‘s in-flight art gallery, which helps passengers with cash to spend find a new piece of art for their home. Now Turkish Airlines is introducing its Invest on Board program, enabling investors to discover and support new businesses while they fly. READ MORE…

Storefronts get a different pop-up each day
In the Lower East Side of Manhattan, there are around 200 storefronts that are left unused. At the same time, there are many entrepreneurs and small enterprises that could make temporary use of those spaces to grow their businesses. miLES is a new project that aims to provide the tools to help anyone transform those empty spaces into working venues that change on a regular basis. READ MORE…

Storefronts get a different pop-up each day

In the Lower East Side of Manhattan, there are around 200 storefronts that are left unused. At the same time, there are many entrepreneurs and small enterprises that could make temporary use of those spaces to grow their businesses. miLES is a new project that aims to provide the tools to help anyone transform those empty spaces into working venues that change on a regular basis. READ MORE…

From Israel, kids’ book-mounted device plays readings from absent relatives
Kids have already been able to experience a more high-tech bedtime thanks to Smart PJ’s, the pyjamas that can be scanned to reveal stories. Now Israel’s Sparkup has introduced the Magical Book Reader, a device that clips onto any book and plays recordings made by the child’s family members as they turn each page. READ MORE…

From Israel, kids’ book-mounted device plays readings from absent relatives

Kids have already been able to experience a more high-tech bedtime thanks to Smart PJ’s, the pyjamas that can be scanned to reveal stories. Now Israel’s Sparkup has introduced the Magical Book Reader, a device that clips onto any book and plays recordings made by the child’s family members as they turn each page. READ MORE…

Platform enables web developers to ‘date’ big companies for full-time jobs
While platforms such as Gild Source help employers ascertain programmers’ skillsets by directly analyzing their previous code, it’s much harder to determine if they would be the right fit for their company. A new site called GroupTalent is enabling coders to get paid for freelance work with new media companies and tech startups in place of an interview, with the aim of landing a full-time position. READ MORE…

Platform enables web developers to ‘date’ big companies for full-time jobs

While platforms such as Gild Source help employers ascertain programmers’ skillsets by directly analyzing their previous code, it’s much harder to determine if they would be the right fit for their company. A new site called GroupTalent is enabling coders to get paid for freelance work with new media companies and tech startups in place of an interview, with the aim of landing a full-time position. READ MORE…

Roving agency ‘pops up’ for 48-hour projects at client sites
We’ve seen virtually innumerable variations on the “pop-up” theme over the years, but recently we came across one we hadn’t seen before. Enter the Pop Up Agency, a group of six creative students who take residency at clients’ sites for 48 hours, deliver a concept or strategy, and then move on to their next destination. READ MORE…

Roving agency ‘pops up’ for 48-hour projects at client sites

We’ve seen virtually innumerable variations on the “pop-up” theme over the years, but recently we came across one we hadn’t seen before. Enter the Pop Up Agency, a group of six creative students who take residency at clients’ sites for 48 hours, deliver a concept or strategy, and then move on to their next destination. READ MORE…

Wise Words with Aaron Priest and Adam Seithel

Student life can be one of the most carefree, liberating experiences a person is likely to have. Alongside meeting new people in a new environment, the educational benefits can be numerous. However, many students will have money worries and, as such, any penny-saving tips are no doubt welcome. Here’s where Raygun comes in. Founded by two men who decided to offer a service where they would analyze each new edition of a college textbook and detail all the changes and additions that had been included — so that every student would know exactly what the extra money they were spending was going on. READ MORE…

Outsourcing Work — The Pros and Cons for new businesses

At Springwise we have interviewed a wide variety of entrepreneurs over the years, each with their own logistical hurdles to overcome when taking the first steps in their new business ventures. Time and again the issue of how to achieve an effective distribution work flow comes up – whether it involves getting stock out of the warehouse and on to peoples’ doormats, or outsourcing work in the production process. Here, we want to share some of their key learnings with you. READ MORE…