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How These 4 Startups Are Transforming Agriculture

Growing at more than 7 per cent, Agriculture sector is the soul of world’s economy by contributing 17 per cent to the GDP. I wondered why tech savy entrepreneurs of the country didn’t tap this sector? And while I was researching for this article, I found that there are numerous startups already working towards the

An Indian technologist creating factory jobs in America

Suuchi Ramesh was born and educated in India. But her New Jersey-based clothing startup has one core goal: keep all of the manufacturing in-house and in the United States, by making it faster and smarter. Powered in part by tech tools, Suuchi Inc. runs as a one-stop shop out of North Bergen handling fabric sourcing, product

Using pop songs to teach kids math

A math class with pianos? It may sound unusual, but Marcus Blackwell Jr. thinks it’s the perfect way to teach students math. The company he founded, Make Music Count, uses tunes by artists like Ariana Grande, Sam Smith and 2 Chainz in interactive lessons designed to make learning math concepts easy and fun. But how?

High schooler sells $1 million in custom socks

THE HIGH school junior balances homework with another full-time job he’s had since he was 13: He’s founder and CEO of HoopSwagg, a custom socks startup. HoopSwagg isn’t just a little project on the side for this teenager. In four years, Agranoff has grown his idea to make custom-design athletic socks into a profitable online-only