Youngry Gadgets & Virtual Reality

Food Future Health Lifestyle Tech

Are flavored crickets a sustainable future?

Aketta just launched new flavored crickets. The company says these flavored crickets are the future of sustainable food. The question is, can people get behind eating flavored crickets? This video of people eating crickets during SXSW is amusing, but how many people would actually buy crickets? That’s the question that needs to be answered. They have some

Future Struggles Tech Theory Workplace

We are awash in a cult of innovation

I just enjoyed SxSW in Austin and heard the word literally thousands of times over a single week. Despite this, it seems to me that truly disruptive innovation is systematically avoided. Bureaucrats want innovation they can control so they farm “planned innovation” rather than hunting for disruptive innovation. After all, by its very nature disruptive innovation cannot be in the carefully laid technology roadmaps or the

Advice Financial Tech Founders

Lunch and Learn with Dara Albright

Dara Albright is one of the leading pioneers in the crowdfinance movement. She writes and speaks about injustice in the financial field and is helping cultivate the crowdfunding industry. Questions Asked: What is the best type of companies you have seen that succeed with equity crowdfunding? (5:30) How do you explain Bitcoin for someone new

Advice Future Gadgets Tech

Why You Should Be Worried About Cell Phone Radiation

First, let’s dispense with the obvious question: if cell phones weren’t safe, wouldn’t we know it? The answer, unfortunately, is no. There’s already enough evidence to indicate cell phone radiation is a problem. And thanks to the intersection of money, politics, and cognitive dissonance, we can’t blindly trust that those supposed to look out for

Apps & Sites Financial Tech Tech

Uber’s IPO Excitement Cools as Scandal Strikes

With the excitement of Snap Inc.’s IPO still fresh in everyone’s minds it is no surprise investors have started looking for the next initial public offering (IPO) opportunity. For some time investors have discussed a possible IPO announcement from Uber, a large privately held tech company. Unfortunately Uber’s IPO excitement has cooled recently following scandalous

Apps & Sites Financial Tech Tech

Snapchat IPO Recap

The last couple of weeks buzzed with excitement for the Snap IPO and Snap did not disappoint. In one day the tech company raised $3.4 billion during its initial public offering. That is a lot of money. So what led to investors placing $3.4 billion of faith into Snap? It could be Wall Street being

Apps & Sites

Klique App: Connecting Cliques

Does anyone else find it hard to meet new people beyond the office?  Matt Crown, CEO & Founder of the Klique app, was working for a venture capital technology fund in New York City when he saw the void in the market for group meeting apps. “All the apps that were out there focused on

Youngry Future

Food Future Health Lifestyle Tech

Are flavored crickets a sustainable future?

Aketta just launched new flavored crickets. The company says these flavored crickets are the future of sustainable food. The question is, can people get behind eating flavored crickets? This video of people eating crickets during SXSW is amusing, but how many people would actually buy crickets? That’s the question that needs to be answered. They have some

Future Struggles Tech Theory Workplace

We are awash in a cult of innovation

I just enjoyed SxSW in Austin and heard the word literally thousands of times over a single week. Despite this, it seems to me that truly disruptive innovation is systematically avoided. Bureaucrats want innovation they can control so they farm “planned innovation” rather than hunting for disruptive innovation. After all, by its very nature disruptive innovation cannot be in the carefully laid technology roadmaps or the

Culture Esports Future Gaming Lifestyle

Gamers and Entrepreneurs Have More in Common Than You Think

What comes to mind when you think of gamers? How about when you think of entrepreneurs? If you’re like most people, the two mental images seem very different- largely due to stereotypes. Many individuals stereotypically think of entrepreneurs as being these larger-than-life figures that do things that “ordinary” folk can’t. While it’s undeniably true that