You likely don’t think of shoes when you heard the word technology. Which is why so many at this year’s eMerge America’s Tech Expo were so surprised to see a Ilene Berg shoes front and center. “I thought, ‘what do shoes have to do with tech,'” one eMerge attendee told me. “Then I realized it was actually pretty smart, they stood out among the tech companies.”
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Disrupting an entire industry isn’t easy and certainly isn’t for the faint of heart. The biggest hurtle is disrupting people’s perceptions. AirBNB is a perfect example of a disruptive startup.
Startup Spotlight: Ten Wellness
With an impressive background that includes being CIO at Sheridan Heath and eDiets, you might not expect Laura Klein to be diving into code on a Monday morning. Yet, that’s exactly what she’s up to, building additional functionality to her iPhone app for her growing Ten startup.