Returns create fashion tech trend

Online retailers growing return problem is a huge opportunity for fashion tech startups. At a pitch night in San Francisco this week, the audience was told about virtual try-on, AI measurements, brand online analytics and, designers’ tools. The startup pitch night – with focus on fashion and beauty tech – was held last Wednesday in…


Davos 2020: Wadstrom speaks about AI

Nicolai Wadstrom, the founder of BootstrapLabs and part of SACC-SF/SV advisory board, will be speaking about AI and humanity when world leaders meet in Davos this week. NEWS. Nicolai Wadstrom will speak about how our world is going from automation to autonomous and how that will impact people, organizations, and society. Or, at least that…


10 Silicon Valley tech trends to watch in 2020

5G, IoT, and AI are all game-changers expected to make 2020 an exciting year. In Silicon Valley, and globally. Trend 1: Breakout moments for AI in manufacturing AI is a game-changer in the manufacturing industry; during 2020 manufacturers are expected to continue to launch pilot projects and solutions that will improve both performance and profit….


ProGuard to expand the Management Team

ProGuard Security continues to grow, and recently announced the expansion of their management team. Mr. Richard Fratus, a seasoned Senior Manager in the security field, is appointed as the Vice President of Operations for the company. “We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Fratus is joining our growing team. Mr. Fratus operational experience and…


“We are with our clients from the first step on US shore”

Making the choice to enter the US market is easy, according to Steve Anderson, but to succeed you need knowledge and expertise. He is the founder and CEO of Marquis and a lifelong entrepreneur with Swedish ancestors. The US is commercially and legally complex. Not two states are alike. They have different business laws, cultures, regulations…


Silicon Valley – still a dream for young talents

Yes, the costs are skyrocketing. Yes, the commute is really bad. Yes, there are problems with homelessness, wildfires, and a lot of other issues. Still, Silicon Valley continues to be number one for innovation, and a dream for millions of young talents around the world. There is a good reason for that. There are about a dozen…


Read the comments about Greta – Time’s 2019 person of the year

Powerful leaders, celebrities and media all over the world are commenting on the news that Swedish Greta – the youngest ever – has been named Time’s 2019 Person of the year. “For sounding the alarm about humanity’s predatory relationship with the only home we have … for showing us all what it might look like…


From Gävle to the Bay Area

Pinevision is a web design studio focusing on simplicity, according to Co-founder Zane Sorenson. “Our goal is to provide the most user-friendly content management system on the market.” Pinevision provides an all-inclusive and hassle-free website solution for small and medium-sized businesses. It includes professional website design and full access to Pinevision’s in-house developed website management…


Volvo invests in Silicon Valley VC-fund

Volvo Group Venture Capital has invested in Autotech Ventures – a leading American venture capital fund focusing on start-ups in the ground transportation sector. Connected, autonomous, electrified vehicles, and related mobility services have created shifts in the ground transportation industry.  “We look forward to interacting with more world-class start-ups transforming our industry,” said Anna Westerberg…


Skipping sales— another way to do Black Friday

Retailers like Power Women, Haglöfs, and Everlane endorse another way to spend the day after Thanksgiving. There will be no Black Friday sale at Power Woman this year. “We work hard all year-round to supply our customers with the products and the experience that they want and deserve. But we also want to support sustainability…