With the 2016 Startup Muster survey upon us, Monica Wulff, CEO of Startup Muster, is focussed on building on the success of the 2015 survey, with results from 602 startups, and showing us important statistics like; 23% of founders are between the ages of 30 and 35, 50% having no previous startup experience and 33.3% starting because of dissatisfaction with their previous job. Monica's greatest focus is to make sure the survey is easy to complete and as relevant as possible.
The rapid development of 3D printing technology and materials has been an instrumental enabler for the explosion of lean startups, providing for rapid, and inexpensive prototyping. Hans Chang, and his company Protoworks, thinks that there is still much more than can be done to raise the profile of 3D printing, and wants to put the technology in front of the minds that will benefit from it the most; kids.
When you hear the words “Electric Car”, you might be excused for automatically thinking of Elon Musk, but EVX Ventures’ CEO, Barry Nguyen is looking to change that. EVX Ventures is developing the technology that may some day see us all driving solar powered electric vehicles. Barry’s journey has taken him from Physiotherapy student, to the cutting edge of electric vehicle design.
Before starting one of the hottest new apps that's about to hit the market, Deirdre's story is one of many turns; working in a job she hated, learning the value of work ethic by running her own small retail businesses, then breaking into the world of startups with a killer idea, a heart full of passion and a head full of determination.