YC-backed LemonBox raises $2.5M bringing vitamins to Chinese millennials – ITPro.works

Like many overseas Chinese, Derek Weng gets shopping requests from his family and friends whenever he returns to China. Some of the most wanted imported products are maternity items, cosmetics, … Read More

Startup brands like the shoe company Thousand Fell are bringing circular economics to the fashion industry – ITPro.works

Thousand Fell, the environmentally conscious, direct-to-consumer shoe retailer which launched last November, has revealed the details of the recycling program that’s a core component of its pitch to consumers. The … Read More

SiFive’s new PC is bringing open-source computing closer to reality – ITPro.works

One of the most interesting projects to watch these days in tech is RISC-V. The non-profit organization and wider community is building an open-source and standardized instruction set architecture (ISA) … Read More

FloorFound is bringing online return and resale to direct to consumer furniture businesses – ITPro.works

Over the next five years consumers will return an estimated 40 million to 50 million pieces of furniture that more than likely will end up in landfills, creating tons of … Read More

Menlo Micro, a startup bringing semiconductor tech to the humble switch, is ready for its closeup – ITPro.works

Sixteen years ago a group of material scientists and engineers at General Electric banded together to reinvent the circuit breaker. Now, Menlo Microsystems, the spinoff commercializing that technology, is ready … Read More

Carbon Health and Color founders see power in bringing healthcare to the edge – TechCrunch

When COVID-19 spread to the United States, the pandemic exposed two conflicting realities: a healthcare system that excels at high-cost, complex treatments while failing to provide sufficient access at the … Read More