Star-studded digital avatar startup Genies launches NFT fashion marketplace

Star-studded digital avatar startup Genies launches NFT fashion marketplace

Digital avatar startup Genies, known its for high-profile partnerships with celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Migos and Cardi B, has just released its long-anticipated NFT storefront, “The Warehouse.” Genies last earned a $1 billion valuation from heavy-hitting tech investors including Silver Lake and Mary Meeker’s Bond Capital during its most recent raise, a $150 million […]

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How Parfait is using AI to upend the $13B custom wig industry

How Parfait is using AI to upend the $13B custom wig industry

The wig industry aimed at women of color has an estimated market in the neighborhood of $13 billion. Black women face unique issues when it comes to building these wigs, and the process traditionally has involved sitting with a stylist for eight hours or more. A group of four Black women, two with MBAs from […]

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Upgrade gives hair stylists tools to market, sell custom wigs from one marketplace

Upgrade gives hair stylists tools to market, sell custom wigs from one marketplace

Remember Mary J. Blige’s hair at the Super Bowl? That was via Upgrade.

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