Meagan Dobson

Voatz is using Blockchain technology to help you conveniently and securely cast your vote

With just thirty-three percent of voters showing up to vote in the 2014 US election - long lines, work schedules and complicated registration processes can make casting a vote highly inconvenient. A new technology could be the answer to the voter turnout dilemma. Boston based Voatz is piloting their Blockchain solution...  Continue reading Voatz is using Blockchain technology to help you conveniently and securely cast your vote

Meet the inspiring startups paving the way for innovation with IBM SmartCamp

If you have been following along with the IBM SmartCamp story, I am happy to share with you a list of this year's SmartCamp semi-finalists, who have competed in cities around the world after working with the IBM team and local experts to refine their startup solutions. If you haven't been following the story, you can...  Continue reading Meet the inspiring startups paving the way for innovation with IBM SmartCamp

Water experts and software developers hack the future of water

Winning application built to protect the St. Lawrence River announced at #AquaHacking Summit. If software is eating the world surely it must also be able to provide a solution to protect and preserve fresh water. That’s the aim of AquaHacking, an initiative that puts “sustainable governance and technological innovation to work for water.” Continue reading Water experts and software developers hack the future of water

IBM SmartCamp: How one finalist plans to use Watson to advance the attorney client relationship

You may have heard the news about IBM SmartCamp, the multi-city competition between rising technology startups from around the world. If not, take a look at what’s in store, and how you can pitch your startup by heading over to the website. Yep, that’s right, the winner gets a $25k investment from Continue reading IBM SmartCamp: How one finalist plans to use Watson to advance the attorney client relationship

Meet Blubel: The smart bicycle bell that safely guides you to your destination

Urban bicycle transportation can be difficult, not to mention highly dangerous. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have bicycle navigation at your fingertips? Meet Blubel, the smart bicycle bell that helps cyclists navigate to their destination with ease, while gathering valuable data in the Cloud to enhance cycling transportation globally. Founded by London based entrepreneur...  Continue reading Meet Blubel: The smart bicycle bell that safely guides you to your destination