Welcome to the 1776 newsletter—your pulse on trends and startups innovating in industries that matter. Here you’ll find news on education, energy, health and cities, followed by events and classes where we hope to see you.
With the holidays upon us, the 1776 team took some time to investigate how our startup members could help innovate in the North Pole this year. From reindeer routes to Santa's health, they have the latest technology to keep things running smoothly.
Speaking of health, if you're interested in ebola, mHealth or tracking epidemics, check out Maya Health's great perspective on this issue. There's a lot more to read - including our latest Challenge Cup trend piece on Amman - so keep scrolling!
Startup Innovations at the North Pole
By 1776 Editorial Team
Top ten ways 1776 startup members can help Santa this year. Read More >>
Weekly Trend: Is Edtech Overlooking the Special Education Market?
By Melissa Steffan, Assistant Editor, 1776
Developing edtech for special needs students doesn't always require as much as you may think. Read More >>
What We Read This Week: Education Trends & News from around the Web
Weekly Trend: Can Energy Storage Startup Sonnenbatterie Gain U.S. Traction?
By Peter Lougee
Germany's leading energy startup is jumping into the U.S. for better or worse. Read more >>
What We Read This Week: Energy Trends & News from around the Web
mHealth in an Epidemic: Lessons from West Africa
By Lucy Crawford and Sumi M. Paranjape, Maya Health Network
The best way to stop outbreaks from becoming epidemics is to strengthen communication. Read more >>
What We Read This Week: Health Trends & News from Around the Web
Weekly Trend: Is Singapore the Best Model Smart City?
By Maria Helena Carey
When you think of a smart city, what concept pops into your head? Read more >>
What We Read This Week: Smart City Trends & News from Around the Web
3 Trends from Amman's Challenge Cup
By Dena Levitz
How startups are creating Arabic culture solutions, green buildings and online content portals. Read more >>
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