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The Rent Everything Industry

As Americans ditch ownership, just ~300 startups exists in the rental goods space 5 Minute Read What you need to know  Americans are becoming more nomadic, with a steady growth in renters since 2006. The biggest companies, Rent-A-Center and Aaron’s, have…

Custom Mechanical Keyboard

Custom Mechanical Keyboard Tired of your butterfly keys falling off? Perhaps you can join the 165k people searching for mechanical keyboards each month. It makes no sense, until it does: An entire subculture has been formed –– meetups, kickstarters, and entire conferences –– centering around mechanical…

Miniature Cooking Set

Miniature Cooking Set Honey, I shrunk the kitchen. A niche trend of miniature cooking has been gaining traction through social media, where people are making entire meals the size of a thumb. YouTubers like Miniature Cusina currently sport 1.5m subscribers, while Instagram accounts…

Vaping Alternatives

Vaping Alternatives Mysterious deaths and illnesses have been tied to vaping the last several weeks in the US, and New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. In India, lawmakers proposed a full-scale ban expected to be…

The Beauty Tech Boom

Augmented reality and artificial intelligence have revolutionized the beauty industry. 7 Minute Read What you need to know: Beauty YouTube hit 168 billion views in 2018—nearly double the previous year’s—and investors pumped $303m into beauty tech startups in early 2018. Now, brands are investing…