Marc Dillon Takes CEO Role At Smarter Mobile Charger Startup, Asmo

Former Jolla co-founder Marc Dillon has a new job in hardware: Finnish startup Asmo, which has been crowdfunding a mobile charger that switches off automatically when the device is fully charged, has today named Dillon as its new CEO. The Asmo charger, which aims to reduce electricity wastage and bolster safety with an automatic fix for the problem of mobile chargers… Continue reading Marc Dillon Takes CEO Role At Smarter Mobile Charger Startup, Asmo

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It’s Your Fault If The Paris Climate Agreement Fails

In Paris, world leaders debated how much global CO2 emissions could be reduced, who would pay for it and how could they trust each other to follow through. This top-down, regulatory approach to addressing a highly distributed problem is a necessary but insufficient step to make a dent in rising global temperatures. In a recent… Continue reading It’s Your Fault If The Paris Climate Agreement Fails

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Screw Those $300 Standing Desks. This Cardboard One Is $25

Is sitting at a computer all day making you fat, but standing desks are too expensive? The Hootsuite CEO’s nifty new side project could save your spine and slim your belly. Oristand is a $25 standing desk made of cardboard. Just unfold the contraption, stick it atop your normal desk, and you can work without… Continue reading Screw Those $300 Standing Desks. This Cardboard One Is $25

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Saudi Arabian Startup NOMADD Looks To Clean Up Solar Energy Production

Bérénice Magistretti Crunch Network Contributor Bérénice Magistretti is a freelance writer focusing on startups and entrepreneurship and the former communications manager for Seedstars World. She is based in Geneva, Switzerland. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network In Saudi Arabia, a country known more for its vast oil reserves than its commitment… Continue reading Saudi Arabian Startup NOMADD Looks To Clean Up Solar Energy Production

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