Start-up idea


Rented clothing for travel

9:25AM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  Zero Baggage aims to change the travel experience by letting its users fly without checked luggage, instead borrowing items from local suppliers for the duration of their trip.

Motorised shoes offer speedy solution

9:33PM | Tuesday, 13 September 2011 |  A US inventor has come up with the concept of motorised shoes, which could change the way we get ourselves from A to B.

OtherInbox filters email-based idea

9:27PM | Monday, 12 September 2011 |  For those who struggle to manage the constant stream of newsletters, store promotions and daily deals to their inbox, OtherInbox can separate the important stuff from the junk.

Karaoke apps music to Apple’s ears

9:05PM | Friday, 9 September 2011 |  Apple iPhone users who delight in annoying fellow commuters by talking loudly into their phones may soon be able to go one better by serenading them on their journey.

Nostalgic photo service an Insta success

9:59PM | Thursday, 8 September 2011 |  In a bid to invoke nostalgia among consumers, US company Instagram has come up with a way of making photos spontaneous and tangible again.

GoLearn with Whagaa apps

9:45PM | Wednesday, 7 September 2011 |  A range of new service-based apps has been launched by software developer Whagaa, raising the possibility of opening up the market to other start-ups.

Flower-clad shoes for blushing brides

9:34PM | Tuesday, 6 September 2011 |  They’re the shoes every bride should make a beeline for – unless she suffers from hay fever.

Learn your ABCs with furniture

9:16PM | Monday, 5 September 2011 |  Flat-pack furniture has been around for awhile, embraced by the likes of IKEA and other European companies. But there’s never been a line as quirky as the Alphabet collection.

Data storage looks crystal clear

9:10PM | Friday, 2 September 2011 |  Computer users could soon be saving their work to hard drives made of glass, after scientists developed memory crystals similar to those in the Superman films.

GPS device with a cultural flavour

9:20PM | Thursday, 1 September 2011 |  For tourists and locals alike, finding your away around a new country is not always the easiest thing to do. Entrepreneur John Ward has solved this problem with a new GPS service called Navigatour.