Pano Anthos highlighted in Sourcing Journal

The American Apparel & Footwear Association Supply Chain Innovation Conference took place last week in NYC. Our Founder and Managing Director, Pano Anthos, was there participating in a panel discussion with Despina Papadopoulos (Founder & CEO of Principled Design,) Jose Suarez (President/CEO of Impactiva,) and Rick Horwitch (Vice President, Global Strategy and Solutions Business Development at Bureau Veritas Consumer Products,) focusing …

Cohort 1 Findmine in the Top 100 Working Places for Millennial Women

Based on a survey conducted by Mogul, XRC Cohort 1 Findmine was identified as one of the Top 100 companies worldwide leading the change and paving the way forward for the future of the workplace. Listed 12th, Findmine is actively leading initiatives to achieve gender equity in the workplace and help increase the percentage of leadership positions held by women to better shape workplace …

XRC in the Center of Corporate Innovation

NYC is one of the top cities for corporate innovation and R&D, and XRC couldn’t be but a part of it. According to Innovation Leader, Manhattan has corporate HQs at practically every intersection, and the city is surrounded by R&D campuses run by companies like IBM, PepsiCo, and Celgene. Even Silicon Valley giants like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are tapping into the city’s …

FINDMINE’S CEO featured in Alley Watch’s Women in NYC Tech

Michelle Bacharach, the CEO and Co-founder of FINDMINE, was featured in Alley Watch’s Women in Tech series, sharing the challenges she’s facing, the perceptions that need to be changed and the work that’s being done in NYC to help promote women in tech. As mentioned on Alley Watch, “FINDMINE is a retail technology that uses machine learning to scale the currently …

LOOMIA’S ‘TEXTILE TRACKPAD’

Smart fabrics are projected to be 130B market by 2025. LOOMIA’s technologies are foundational to this future.This year’s CES report as identified LOOMIA as an innovator in the space. LOOMIA has developed and refined their technology over the years, culminating in IP in: flexible apparel-friendly connectors, components, stretchy direct-to-textile conductive inks, custom battery form factors, and e-patterned materials.  LOOMIA designs …

Loomia finalist startup for LVMH Innovation Award

Chosen from more than 500 candidates, XRC Cohort 2 Loomia has been selected as one of the 32 finalists for the first LVMH Innovation Award competition. The nomination will take place during Viva Technology, the annual showcase for digital transformation set for June 15-17, 2017. For the full list of  finalists who will be featured at Viva Technology in the LVMH Lab, click …

FURNISHR CTO FEATURED IN ALLEY WATCH’S WOMEN IN NYC TECH

Karen Lau, Co-founder and CTO of Furnishr, was interviewed by Alley Watch in the series of Women in NYC Tech, as one good female example of sucess in the tech sector. As reported by Alley watch, “starting her career in computer science, Lau decided to follow her passion for interior design before founding Furnishr. Furnishr, the turn-key solution for furnishing your …

LOOMIA’S CEO FEATURED IN ALLEY WATCH’S WOMEN IN NYC TECH

Janett Martinez, CEO of Loomia, participated in Alley Watch’s series of Women in NYC Tech. Growing up in NYC, Janett studied design technology and previously freelancing as a programmer, board op, and master electrician prior to launching her venture. Active in the NYC FashionTech scene, Janett is also extremely involved with other organizations that help women advance in the tech world. Janett …

XRC Demo Day on InnovationLeader.com

InnovationLeader.com was present at our XRC Demo Day event, and Kelsey Alpaio shared some of the key takeaways on his recent post, titled “Four Lessons for Retailers from Innovation Accelerator XRC Demo Day.” Here are some of the highlights: In kicking off the demo day for the program’s third crop of companies, XRC Managing Director Pano Anthos discussed some of the trends …

FUNG GLOBAL RETAIL & COHORT 3 DEMO DAY REVIEW

Fung Global Retail & Technology attended the XRC Labs 2017 Cohort 3 Demo Day in New York City. XRC Labs is an innovation accelerator that runs two 14-week programs each year. The eight emerging startups participating in its third cohort are providing solutions designed to analyze data for better decision making and to improve the customer experience. Pano Anthos, Founder …