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The Cofounder of an End-of-Life Planning Startup Wanted to make Dealing with Death Less Complicated. Then the Pandemic Hit.
Lantern's user base grew 450% in the pandemic, and it's since closed a $1.4 million seed raise. Most new sign-ups were between the ages of 25 and 45.
An App Originally Created For Conflict Zones Pivoted to Promote Social Distancing. Its Founder Shares How He Grew it to 100,000 Downloads in 3 Months
Alex Barnes, 33, had an app prototype ready when COVID-19 hit. His tech team quickly reworked it to take advantage of the new normal.
Experts Predict Virtual Meetings Could Replace In-Person Interactions - and Whether They'll Foster Better Work Dynamics
AI and VR can create more immersive and realistic interactions, and research suggests they create psychological distance that some employees prefer.
The Rise of Rental-Friendly Decor
Rental-friendly decor is on the rise as more people spend time at home. Business owners and interior designers describe the opportunities in temporary homeware.
The Loneliness Economy
Companies and entrepreneurs see a spike in interest for rent-a-friend services, chatbots, and online communities that target feelings of isolation.
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