Co working

Co-working around the world allows globe-trotting entrepreneurs to find desks


Zenefits stretches ‘freemium’ model

Silicon Valley start-up hooks customers with free software

Better pecs with Periscope

Fitness trainers are using the livestreaming app to run classes

GE Digital Power Plant

GE’s ‘app store’ for industry

Independent developers can add their ideas to technology platform

Nymi Band

Nymi wristband aims to kill off passwords

Wearable tech uses electrocardiograms to verify user’s identity

Hoxten Analytics

Hoxton Analytics: Counting footfall

Start-up films shoes as part of in-store surveillance


Rise-To: job candidates’ soft skills

Website aims to help small companies identify personality traits


Signal Media: Cutting out internet din

Data and linguistics specialists help find relevant information

The tylko app lets you visualize dream furniture in the home before a purchase is ever made

Custom flat-pack furniture

Polish start-up lets users visualise shelving combinations

Dice: freeing fans from gig fees

Start-up says it will find another way to make money when bigger

Karmagenes: gene test for ‘personality’

Kit taps into idea with consumer appeal but is also controversial

Lexoo: a digital marketplace of lawyers

Website aims to match lawyers with a brief at a discount

Automatic: an app store for drivers

Easy information about a driver’s car and driving habits

Seenit: collecting crowdsourced video

London start-up helps brands get public content

Stylect, a Tinder for shoe lovers

London start-up gathers 60m opinions on footwear a month

CrowdEmotion: gauging consumers’ feelings

Emotional intelligence software helps machines read humans’ mood

Shuddle, HopSkipDrive: kids’ ride-hailing

Drivers have childcare experience and parents can track the journey

OkHi: alternative address system

Nairobi users combine GPS and photo to establish location

An app that makes music lessons fun

Children can access the cloud-based product at school or at home

Top10: app to find your perfect hotel

A tailored shortlist of 10 choices

Enter job search