ByReveal featured by Rachel Mushahwar, Head of Americas Sales at Intel

As the department stores are gradually sinking, retailers and brands realize the growing need to go find their customers outdoors. And this is where byReveal comes in, delivering brand experiences where consumers are already gathering optimizing the footprint of retail. As Rachel Mushawar highlighted in her post on Linkedin, titled Retail gets a new BFF – and six more predictions …


XRC and NRF’s feature by Apparel.com

XRC Labs, working in conjunction with NRF, brought together technologies that speak to the future of retail across a wide spectrum of capabilities and sectors at the world’s leading tradeshow in Javits Convention Center in New York. In a series of quick-fire presentations and live demonstrations, iLab participants illustrated how 3D printing, AI, AR/VR, robotics, smart technologies, and wearables are …


Furnishr on PYMNTS.com

Furnishr was featured on PYMNTS.com as the ultimate turn-key home direct-to-consumer furnishing platform that gets a fully furnished room in a day, from interior design, delivery, assembly to clean up. In a friendly conversation with Mike Van, the co-founder & CEO of Furnishr, PYMNTS asked about the founding of the business, why the business is a “Warby of X” with a …


Live from #NRF17: Pano Anthos, XRC Labs

In a feature about this year’s Innovation Lab through the NASDAQ broadcast at the NRF podcast studio, Pano gives his unique perspectives and advice on themes such as disruption, collaboration, and economic outlook. #BehindtheBell


Innovation Lab 2.0: Life Changing Technologies

This past Monday at Retail’s BIG Show, our Founder and Managing Director, Pano Anthos, moderated a panel conversation with fashion and tech leaders about new technologies that are seen to have the potential to make a significant difference in the way we conduct our daily lives. Panelists included Sentient CMO Jonathan Epstein, Leif Jentoft, co-founder of RightHand Robotics, Sandra Lopez, vice president of the new technology group …


Findmine highlighted in Washington Post

Our portfolio company Findmine, in partnership with Intel, showcased how technology innovation in messaging, e-commerce and physical sites can deliver better retail customer experiences and improved store performance. Findmine was thus featured in Washington Post for using artificial intelligence to curate complete outfits and improve sales: “Findmine is a start-up that uses artificial intelligence to curate complete outfits from a retailer’s …


Launch Day: XRC Labs unveils Cohort 3 companies

Last night, we welcomed mentors, sponsors, investors, fellows and affiliates to the University Center of The New School to introduce our third cohort class.  Culled from 500+ applications, we found the Big Eight, companies we believe are poised to challenge advance the retail and consumer goods sectors. Our cohort 3 companies are: 29th century: an AI-powered virtual data analyst to …


Benja

Benja is a multi-channel merchandise ad platform. The Benja network serves deals from top-tier brands through unique user-experiences on mobile, web, and social. These user-experiences drive conversion and sell-through rates that exceed industry standards and have, over a two-year average, turned an $8 brand investment into $240 in sales revenue. Andrew Chapin co-founded the company with Tommy Goode in 2014 …


Mode-sty

Mode-sty is the premier destination for fashionable modest women. We offer the community of modest dressers a space to be inspired, commiserate and shop.


Obsess

Obsess is a Virtual Reality Commerce Platform. Our mission is to replace today’s uninspiring and utilitarian web & mobile e-commerce user experiences with beautiful, immersive, interactive shopping experiences using VR as the medium. Obsess is building a software platform that will enable brands and retailers to take advantage of VR technology to create the next generation of customer experiences. Website: http://www.obsessVR.com