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One Executive Defines the Future of Business By Design

One Executive Defines the Future of Business By Design

Design is not about decoration anymore. It’s about being a great facilitator and unlocking creativity,” asserts Maria Giudice, who, as founder and CEO of Hot Studio, specializes in the intersection of business and collaborative, human-centered design.

SF Startups Launch Second Annual Fundraiser

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The holiday season is finally upon us and, in San Francisco, that means festive holiday parties, decorations on busy streets and, of course, thousands of Santas flocking to the bars. But with so much going on, we sometimes forget what the holiday spirit is really all about. Three local tech companies -- ZeroCater, Twice, and Getaround -- are helping us remember just that. 

Food Delivery Service Fluc Hopes to Become Fixture in San Francisco

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Food delivery service has gained enormous popularity in the Bay Area, and it’s easy to understand why.

Homejoy Puts Joy Into Housecleaning (Seriously!)

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If you are like me, you wish you had a full-time cleaning person. Hell, you wish you had someone following you around picking up after you every waking hour.

No Keys Necessary: Unlock Your Bike with Your Phone

San Francisco’s tech and bike worlds are both booming, so it’s no surprise that our city’s techies are turning their attention to reinventing the bicycle.

Ziploop Launches App to Take Paper Receipts Out of Shopping

In an increasingly paperless world, its perplexing that we’re still handed paper receipts after every transaction. They account for about 250 million gallons of oil, 10 million trees and 1 billion gallons of water to produce per year, and that’s just in the US alone. So how do we cut down on something so unnecessary?

Ziploop is looking to take on the task.

Hot 20: The Equalizers

HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.

In the year 2040, what today is a minority population of blacks, Latinos, and Asians is expected, by many demographers, to become the majority.

The Car of the Future Is Here in SF

While impossible to call any mode of transport the best, earlier this week, I stumbled upon what I think can be called the most environmentally practical single driver, fully electric vehicles designed to date and, in my opinion, definitely the coolest.

What You Need to Know About Apple’s Latest Product Announcement

Apple wants to make its iPads thinner, lighter and faster, but not cheaper.  

Hot 20: The Mapmaker, Eric Rodenbeck

HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.

Understanding what Eric Rodenbeck does is like trying to get your arms around @karlthefog.

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