Meet up with the Cybersecurity Startup That’s Caught the attention of Google’s Eric Schmidt

High-profile hacks are, sadly, the brand new normal. The list is endless: there have been the security breaches at Target and Home Depot, the leaked emails at Sony and the newest cyber attack on the government, merely to name a few.

But hope isn’t yet lost. Shlomo Touboul, CEO of Illusive Networks, says his company could have stopped these attacks if his company’s software have been used at that time.

That’s a bold statement for a company that’s significantly less than two years old, however the Tel Aviv-based startup has some street cred. To begin with, the company’s founder, Ofer Israeli, was an associate of Israel’s elite 8200 Unit, the Israeli exact carbon copy of the NSA. He used his training when making the program, so it’s much harder to crack. Moreover, Illusive Networks raised $5 million in Series A funding from cybersecurity think tank Team 8, that is a partner with Innovation Endeavors, the VC firm founded by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. read more

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Meet up with the Entrepreneur Behind Kate Middleton’s Maternity Style

This story originally appeared on Fortune Magazine

You might not know Cecile Reinaud, founder of UK-based maternity wear line Seraphine, nevertheless, you definitely know her clients.

Seraphine’s designs have already been worn by pop stars and actresses including Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood and Kate Winslet. But Reinaud’s real claim to fame is dressing the Duchess of Cambridge, a.k.a. Kate Middleton. The young royal wore Seraphine during both pregnancies-including the dress she chose on her behalf first official portrait with Prince George. read more

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Meet up with the Ecommerce Guru Guiding His Students to $100 Million in Sales

What does it try make it in ecommerce? Tanner Larsson knows.

This book takes readers through a 360-degree perspective of social media in businesses.

Tanner Larsson got his entrepreneurial start the most common way: He got trashed of business school, took a decade to complete his four-year degree, and landed employment as a window cleaner. Just kidding.

Larsson’s entrée in to the world of entrepreneurship is hardly usual, and neither are his newer successes. Furthermore to running several successful ecommerce companies, writing an industry-rocking book ( Ecommerce Evolved: THE FUNDAMENTAL Playbook to Build, Grow & Scale an effective Ecommerce Business ) and setting up the ecommerce world’s exclusive Black Label mastermind group, Larsson can be helping others achieve similar success through his ecommerce education company, Build Grow Scale. read more

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Meet up with the Executive Leading the Charge to improve Stereotypical ‘Women at Work’ Stock Photos

When you imagine of stock images for “woman at the job,” what involves mind? If it’s a graphic of a, thin, Caucasian woman smiling in a business suit and heels or, alternatively, a female frazzled from the pressures of “having everything,” you’re not by yourself. For a long time, these cliched choices were used as a shorthand to depict professional ladies in print and online.

As the director of visual trends at Getty Images, among the largest stock photo agencies in the U.S., Pam Grossman is attempting to change this. Part of her job involves analyzing photo sales to “predict what images our customers need before they know they require them.” read more

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Meet up with the Entrepreneur Who Has Revolutionized the Lives of Over 22,000 Women

Ruma Devi can be an ideal example of getting the courage to break the original bondage and being the empowering rural fashion icon

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It takes a solid woman to transform her life nonetheless it requires a commanding visionary to transform the life span of 22,000 women. Walking on the stage, dressed up in a handcrafted traditional skirt, headcover with a veil is a Rajasthani villager Ruma Devi, an award-winning designer. read more

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Meet up with the Evil Genius Behind NY Comic Con

Actually, his name is Lance and he’s really nice.

In a land before time (2005 to be exact) what "NY Comic Con" didn’t exist. Fast forward to the near future (now!) and NY Comic Con isn’t just a thing, it’s the premiere convention focused on comic books, anime, video gaming, toys, movies and television. People come to the function to get, nerd-out over sneak peeks, pay attention to awesome creator panelists and above all else, play decorate.

I visited the Jacob Javitz Center to look at this year’s offering. Within an work place overlooking the vast floor of the convention (similar to a mad scientist’s volcano lair, only with an increase of water bottles and beige walls) I spoke with Lance Fensterman, creator of NYCC and senior global VP of ReedPOP, the business that runs the show. read more

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Meet up with the Entrepreneurs Driving the Edible Insect Movement

Edible insects have already been hailed as the meals into the future, but challenges remain before crickets can hop their way from sci-fi to food system savior.

In September 2016, the U.S. government began soliciting proposals from private companies thinking about genetically modifying insects for human consumption.

The solicitation, issued through the Defense Advanced STUDIES Agency, frames the problem as you of "global security," touting the prospect of insects to sustain humans when confronted with international catastrophe, armed conflict and even space travel. read more

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Meet up with the iPhone Case THAT MAY Become a Virtual-Reality Headset

This story originally appeared on Engadget

Google’s low-end Cardboard headset is by far the least expensive and easiest way to begin with with virtual reality. Unfortunately, it is not exactly super portable and it’s really not so durable either — it’s just cardboard, in the end. Of course, there are numerous other phone-compatible VR headsets out there, but many of them remain pretty clunky.

The Figment, however, is a different undertake VR (and AR) altogether. Debuting on Kickstarter today, it’s an iPhone case which can be transformed right into a VR viewer with only a flick of a button, rendering it the only VR headset we realize of that can easily fit into the trunk of your pocket. read more

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Meet up with the Fearless Female Franchisors Who you live Their Dreams

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This story appears in the January 2016 problem of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Rather than waiting on a glass slipper, women are shattering glass ceilings. Below, you will discover two women who turned moments of difficulty into resources of opportunity — one in home-healthcare, the other in fitness. Their stories — like those in our Women to Watch slideshow — are inspiring, and their business savvy is impressive. Read about how they followed their passions, then go follow your own. read more

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Meet up with the Mastermind Who Designs Private Jet Vacations for the Ultra Wealthy

"I was inducted in to the Travel Hall of Fame in England for having invented experiential holidays. There is no such thing before," Geoffrey Kent says excitedly. He’s sitting on the 41st floor of the Mandarin Oriental in a newly renovated suite. NY City’s skyscrapers and the Hudson River glisten aggressively below in the bright, midday sun.

He remains undistracted by the view. As the chairman and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, an extravagance travel company he co-founded along with his parents in 1962, Kent, 73, has spent nearly all his life traveling the world searching for its most spectacular sights and experiences. He’s not jaded, so much as familiar with dramatic backdrops. read more

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