Founder Stories

How AI Can Be a Game Changer in Mental Health Support for Young People

Interview with Kai.ai’s Founder Alex Frenkel: How AI Can Be a Game Changer in Mental Health Support for Young People

We often have to deal with stress in our everyday life, such as academic studies, work, family or even our romantic relationships. Amid the devastating COVID pandemic, there has been a 25% increase in depression worldwide, especially among young people. In light of this, platforms aiming to improve the mental well-being of adolescents have been emerging, and one of them is Kai.ai.

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How Picsart Uses AI to Empower Creators

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being incorporated into various jobs today to reduce human workload and increase productivity. One of the fields that AI is being used in today is creating art. We have already discussed how you can use the AI art generator DALL-E to make some memes. But, if you are looking for AI tools to help create content for your business, apps like Picsart might be a better choice.

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NFTICALLY’s New ECommerce Metaverse

NFTICALLY’s New ECommerce Metaverse

NFTICALLY is an up-and-coming startup company specializing in the non-fungible token (NFT) ecommerce metaverse. Upon entering the NFTICALLY metaverse, you get a 360-degree view of a chosen brand’s storefront and can navigate through the store to look more closely at its different features. Users can also opt to join sessions with friends, and they can call on channels only accessible to their own specified group of people.

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Your Personal AI to Pick up the Slack

Personal.ai: Your Personal AI to Pick up the Slack

Conversing with Sharon Zhang, the co-Founder and CTO of Personal.ai, is an all-embracing experience. She makes you think, she inspires you, and she gets you to believe that anything you can imagine is possible. Most importantly, she understands human nature and innovates to make people’s lives—including her own—easier.

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Retelling Hong Kong’s Story with Movies and NFT

Retelling Hong Kong’s Story with Movies and NFTs: Interview with James Li of Beam+ Lab

Classic movies made in the 80s—the “Golden Age” of Cantonese movies—like “Nomad” or “My Heart Is That Eternal Rose” greatly reflected Hong Kong’s culture. After all, Hong Kong, despite being a small city, is cultivated with cultures of the East and the West. However, while Hollywood movies are on the rise, the Hong Kong movie industry has been lagging behind. In light of that, BEAM+ LAB is attempting to bring the “Golden Age” back.

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Animoca Brands Gaming Their Way to Success

Animoca Brands: Gaming Their Way to Success

Few companies compare to Animoca Brands when it comes to embracing the metaverse and blockchain technology. The Hong Kong-based gaming and venture capital company invested in Axie Infinity before it took off and hedged its bets on digital property rights by way of launching The Sandbox, a virtual metaverse and mobile game. No doubt, they’ve always stayed ahead of trends in the blockchain world.

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How Gambit Bio Intends to Redefine Cancer Diagnostics

How Gambit Bio Intends to Redefine Cancer Diagnostics

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting for the loss of 10 million lives in 2020. To prevent these deaths, cancer needs to be detected at an early stage. But detection remains a challenge, particularly in lower-income countries, where there is a dearth of diagnostic tools.

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The Butterfly Effect 3 Fascinating Businesses Stories

The Butterfly Effect: 3 Fascinating Businesses Stories

The butterfly effect, a part of chaos theory (a branch of mathematics and mechanics that studies random or unpredictable events in complex systems), is a phenomenon wherein a small or seemingly unrelated event sets in motion the trajectory of something significant. It is fascinating to observe this phenomenon, especially in the dynamic realm of businesses.

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How Lemi Is Helping Small Businesses Reach Their Customers

How Lemi Is Helping Small Businesses Reach Their Customers

Starting a business isn’t easy. From finding raw materials and making your products to actually reaching the right customer base, everything takes a lot of time and energy. Even though this process is so hard, a lot of people venture out and start their own businesses, so much so that small business enterprises (SMEs) make up 90% of the world’s businesses.

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Yes, Plant-Based Pork Can Taste Like the Real Deal. Here’s How

Yes, Plant-Based Pork Can Taste Like the Real Deal. Here’s How

When the co-Founder of Hong Kong-based food startup Good Food Tech (GFT), Andrew Leung, introduced his new product—“PLANT SIFU”, that is plant-based pork—to his family, they responded positively but also offered criticism (something he considers essential). Like most dishes in Chinese culture, their reaction was perfectly balanced.

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The Downfall of Theranos and Lessons for Startups

The Fall of Theranos and Lessons for Startups

Lawyers defending the founder and former CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, want you to know that she was just a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed young girl who tried and failed. She was trying to change the world—one drop of blood at a time.

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