A Silicon Valley startup with Chelsea Clinton on its board is launching the first at-home test for an HIV prevention drug, and you can try it right now

Nurx Nurx, a Silicon Valley prescription drug delivery startup that once solely dispensed birth control, is launching a new service that allows patients who want HIV-prevention drug Truvada to do the required testing at home. It’s a big move for the company, which recently raised $ 36 million and added Chelsea Clinton to its board […]

What’s the Chinese Electric Car Startup Survival Rate? One Percent, An Investor Predicts

China has bit of a gambling problem when it comes to electric car manufacturers, though it should probably be referred to as a “gambling solution.” The country dumps vast sums of money into hundreds of EV startups, effectively hedging its bets by placing chips on absolutely everyone. With $ 15 billion already invested, the nation intends […]

This popular bra startup known for creating half-cup sizes garnered a 1.3 million-person waitlist for their extended sizing launch — and they just came out with 24 new sizes

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. ThirdLove ThirdLove first gained an enthusiastic following for inventing half-cup sizes to help women find their exact right fit. The company has added 24 new sizes, now offering 70 […]

An eco-friendly footwear startup is turning plastic bottles into beautiful sneakers — each pair diverts 17 plastic bottles from landfills and rolls up to the size of a pair of socks

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. VIVOBAREFOOT Barefoot shoe industry leader Vivobarefoot is now producing a line of shoes made from recycled water bottles ($ 90 – $ 190). Each pair of shoes will […]

The London startup that solved one of the most annoying things about flying is now branching out into trains

Shutterstock Airportr is a start-up that picks up air passengers’ luggage from their doorstep and checks it in for them at London airports. The firm is now branching out into trains, partnering with Go Ahead to create an integrated app where you can book baggage pick-up and train tickets in the same place. Airportr CEO […]

The future of personal aviation? Startup unveils ‘safe & affordable flying car’ (VIDEOS)

A Silicon Valley startup has unveiled an all-electric flying vehicle that can travel up to 25 miles at a speed of 62 mph. Known as the BlackFly, the aero car requires no special skills to operate and no formal licensing in the US. The futuristic-looking personal aviation vehicle designed purely for consumer needs was developed […]

Billionaire Steve Case has taken a big red bus through 26 states to bet $150 million on finding the next big startup — here’s where he’s invested so far

Richard Feloni/Business Insider AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution and has “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance run his $ 150 million Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Case is convinced the future of American startups is outside of Silicon Valley. For the past four years, Case and his team have […]

I tried StyleBee, the ‘Uber for beauty’ startup that will send a hairstylist to your home or office — here’s what it’s like

Kaylee Fagan/Business Insider San Francisco-based startup StyleBee allows clients to book appointments with professional cosmeticians and stylists who come to you, not the other way around. Since it launched four years ago, StyleBee has earned the moniker “Uber for beauty” for its on-demand styling services that can come to you at your office, home, or anywhere you choose. […]

Chattanooga, Tennessee has found a way to reinvent itself as a startup center of the South

Revolution Chattanooga, Tennessee has a promising startup scene that is intimately supported by the city government. The city struggled for decades in the wake of post-industrialization, but was reinvigorated by city-operated high-speed internet and pro-entrepreneur policies. AOL cofounder Steve Case highlighted the city’s scene in May through his Rise of the Rest bus tour. This […]

How VCs can protect key startup employees from immigration action

GUEST: In the past year, my company, Phone2Action, has received two “requests for evidence” (RFEs) from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) asking us to justify our foreign employees. We have two team members working here on H-1B visas and two in Optional Practical Training (OPT), an employment authorization for foreign students o…Read More