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Watch How Drone Swarms Build a Bridge

OK, so you've seen drones flying in parks or at the beach, heard news stories about the drone that crashed into the stands at the U.S. Open tennis match, or even consumers that inadvertently interfere with wildfire emergency response. Flown by remote control or using a smartphone for control, these consumer drones are distant cousins [...]

By |2015-09-22T23:57:06+00:00September 22nd, 2015|Drone Swarms|Comments Off on Watch How Drone Swarms Build a Bridge

VLAB Moderator, Rob Leclerc, Crowns AgTech the “New Queen of Green”

Rob LeClerc, Founder of AgFunder Dr. Rob Leclerc is the cofounder of AgFunder, the premier online marketplace connecting accredited investors with quality Ag related companies from around the globe in this $6.4 Trillion industry. According to Leclerc, investment in AgTech was relatively flat before 2013. Innovation in agriculture was concentrated in seed and [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:11+00:00September 14th, 2015|AgTech, Events|Comments Off on VLAB Moderator, Rob Leclerc, Crowns AgTech the “New Queen of Green”

Big Data from Space: Actionable Intelligence on Earth

“Space is no longer being defined by larger, more established companies, but rather new companies that are extending the boundaries.” Amaresh Kollipara The Industry Value Chain On Dec 7, 1972, the Apollo 17 crew took the first picture of the whole Earth, entitled “The Blue Marble.” The industry involving space has evolved greatly since that [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:12+00:00November 3rd, 2014|Aerospace, Blog, Event Summary, VLAB|1 Comment

Click to Fit: How Startups are Personalizing Fashion

http://youtu.be/kI_o3ls_mNo Scalable Fashion and Personalization. What is personalization? Fabric? Check. Tailor? Check. Fashion, particularly men’s fashion, started out highly personalized. After choosing fabric from a vast selection, the clothes were tailored to a perfect fit, after which personalized changes could be made to the design before the product was hand delivered. By the late 18th [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:12+00:00May 4th, 2014|Fashion|Comments Off on Click to Fit: How Startups are Personalizing Fashion

Self-Driving Vehicles – Startups (Already) on the Road

The big question: Are we there yet? Thilo Koslowski,  the panel moderator, is truly a pioneer in the automotive industry. He has been an active participant in industry since 1997, starting the automotive division at Gartner - 16 years ago before becoming their Vice President & Automotive Practice Leader. Gartner serves as the largest technology advisory [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00December 31st, 2013|Autonomous Vehicles|Comments Off on Self-Driving Vehicles – Startups (Already) on the Road

Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmqErLWoqyg On Tuesday, September 17, VLAB kicked off the 2013-1014 season premiere with an evening program on the Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12. The event started with a one hour networking session, with demonstrations by six up and coming startups. The main highlight of the evening, however, was the debate and insights provided by [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00October 1st, 2013|Education|Comments Off on Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12