How ‘Collaborative Robots’ are driving the future of E-commerce

The robots are coming.  Actually, they’re already here. But they’re not what you think, says Karen Leavitt, Chief Marketing Officer of Locus Robotics.  The Wilmington, Massachusetts-based company, founded in 2014, makes robots that enable e-commerce and B2B companies to maximize efficiency in their warehouses –– enabling them to compete in the dynamic world of e-commerce.…

Attracting building tenants is challenging. Flamingo promises to help luxury high rise apartments stand out

The rising number of luxury apartment buildings is putting property managers under increasing pressure to entice new tenants — and to convince current ones to stay when their lease is up.  When round-the-clock doormen, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a residential lounge are seen as standard, how can property managers set their building apart? Jude…

Republic: How to invest in the scrappy startups today that could be the Fortune 500 companies of tomorrow

Do you ever wish you’d had the opportunity to invest in a company like Netflix or Facebook when they were just a fledgling startup?  In the most simple terms, investment platform Republic was created to just that. The platform democratizes fundraising so that anyone can access investment opportunities in the startup ecosystem.  The company has…

Healthcare transportation is a problem. Chicago startup Kaizen Health plans to navigate a better route

Healthcare transportation is broken.  According to the American Hospital Association, 3.6 million people miss appointments with healthcare providers every year because they can’t make it to the clinic or the office.  In some cases, it’s due to a lack of public transportation options or an inability to afford a taxi. Regardless of the reason, Mindi…