IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama talks about disrupting Wall Street and the power of ‘Flash Boys’ on the upstart exchange

Brad Katsuyama, the CEO of upstart stock exchange IEX, didn’t realize how hard disrupting Wall Street would be. Katsuyama, who came to prominence as the star of Michael Lewis‘ 2014 best-selling “ Flash Boys,” said without the book, “I’m not sure if I’m sitting here for a stock exchange right now.”  Katsuyama spoke on Tuesday at Business […]

From at-home orthodontics to coconut-flavoured floss: Meet the startups disrupting the dental industry

A host of companies are disrupting the dental industry with everything from at-home orthodontic impressions to coconut-flavoured dental floss in Instagram-worthy packaging to a $ 290 toothbrush alternative that promises to clean your teeth in six seconds.

Cobalt Air COLLAPSES disrupting thousands of holidaymakers’ flights to Cyprus and Greece

Cobalt Air ceased operation from late last night and has announced all flights and services provided by the Cypriot airline will be cancelled. Cobalt informed the Cyprus Ministry of Transport at 9pm on Wednesday night it would be closing down shortly after midnight on Thursday. The carrier’s website is now down and simply displays a […]

THE DIGITAL REMITTANCE REPORT: The new platforms disrupting a $600 billion industry (PYPL, WU, MGI)

Every year, migrants send hundreds of billions of dollars worth of remittances back to friends and family in their home country. And there's a massive industry that facilitates these payments — and has for more than a century.  The legacy remittance industry has been long dominated by cash, which requires physical locations where customers can hand over […]

The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare using AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics

Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities in the areas of the industry that are most vulnerable to disruption, including genomics, pharmaceuticals, administration, clinical operations, and insurance. Venture funds […]

THE AUTONOMOUS TRUCKING REPORT: How self-driving technology is disrupting the way goods are delivered and creating opportunities for retailers and shipping firms

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Trucking is set to transform radically in the coming years, with innovative technologies enabling trucks to take over more and more driving responsibilities, saving time and money for operators and […]

THE INSURTECH REPORT: How financial technology firms are helping — and disrupting — the nearly $5 trillion insurance industry

BI Intelligence The global insurance industry is worth nearly $ 5 trillion, and insurance companies are at risk of losing a share of this valuable market to new entrants. That’s because these legacy players have been even slower to modernize than their counterparts in other financial services industries.  This has created an opportunity for a group of firms […]

4 Slack bots disrupting the enterprise

GUEST: Conversational interfaces have become increasingly common in daily life, from consumer bots on Facebook to Alexa and Google helping us at home to Slack bots that make our working lives easier and more productive. To understand more about the products helping shepherd conversational UI into the enterprise, I interviewed four companies that are preparing […]