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Top 30 New Ventures in August

From Sustainable Cup Solutions to Micro Fulfillment Centers

— September 4, 2018 — Business
The top August 2018 new ventures shows start-ups and established businesses alike introducing innovative ideas across a number of categories that promise to offer a greater level of convenience, entertainment and better care for the Earth.

Some forward-thinking companies are making a point to disrupt products, services and processes that have become familiar to consumers—even within the last couple of years—by introducing everything from rideshare service subscriptions and direct-to-consumer interior paint collections to small-scale fulfillment centers with robots that have the potential to reshape the future of retail.

In the war against plastic that sees consumers supporting apparel and accessories made from ocean plastic waste and campaigns to do away with single-use straws, big-name brands are teaming up to develop packaging solutions and initiatives for a brighter, more eco-friendly future.
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Canadian Country Award Partnerships
Canadian Country Award Partnerships
Noteable Life Has Joined with the CCMA for the 2018 Awards
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Artificial Meteor Showers
Artificial Meteor Showers
ALE is Planning an On-Demand Celestial Event for 2020 in Japan
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28
Feminist Comedy Clubs
Feminist Comedy Clubs
The Ruby LA is a Feminist and Inclusive Comedy Theater and School
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27
AI Lawn Care Assistants
AI Lawn Care Assistants
LawnTap's 'Gaia' is a Helpful Artificial Intelligence Bot
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26
Rideshare Route Subscriptions
Rideshare Route Subscriptions
Lyft's 'Personal Plan' Sets a Fixed Price for a Regular Route
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25
Dine-In Discount Apps
Dine-In Discount Apps
Toronto's 'Eatibl' Offers Discounts Up to 50% Off at Some Times of the Day
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24
Adaptable Modern Couches
Adaptable Modern Couches
Gjemeni's Transformative Couch Provides Solutions for Contemporary Living
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23
Appliance-Specific Meal Kits
Appliance-Specific Meal Kits
Dialog Oven Meal Kits Come Pre-Plated and are Cooked Via an App
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22
Mobile Facial Treatment Services
Mobile Facial Treatment Services
'dermoi!' Offers Advanced At-Home Skincare Treatments
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21
Curated Paint Collections
Curated Paint Collections
'Clare' Simplifies the Process of Picking the Perfect Interior Color
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20
Immersive Desert Botanical Gardens
Immersive Desert Botanical Gardens
The Moorten Botanical Garden is Located in Southern California
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19
3D Vegan Ice Creams
3D Vegan Ice Creams
Starbucks and Dream Pops Collaborate to Create 3D Iced Confections
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18
Chicken-Centric Meal Kits
Chicken-Centric Meal Kits
Chick-fil-A's 'Mealtime Kits' Help Consumers Make 30-Minute Meals
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17
Creative Home Decor Illustrations
Creative Home Decor Illustrations
Gucci's Line of Homeware is Creatively Promoted on Instagram
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16
Micro Fulfillment Centers
Micro Fulfillment Centers
Takeoff is Introducing Small-Scale Automated Grocery Distributors
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15
Luxurious Music Box Designs
Luxurious Music Box Designs
Louis Vuitton Releases a Tiny and Adorable Variation of Its Trunk
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14
Rideshare Vending Systems
Rideshare Vending Systems
Uber and Cargo Have Partnered to Introduce an In-Car Vending Service
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13
Affordable Smart Apartment Services
Affordable Smart Apartment Services
The Roomrs Start-Up Helps Young Professionals Find Housing
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12
Kid-Targeted Personalized Clothing Boxes
Kid-Targeted Personalized Clothing Boxes
KidBox Boasts Stylish and Affordable Back-to-School Kits
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11
Non-Chocolate Chocolate Bars
Non-Chocolate Chocolate Bars
kAAKAO Uses Cocoa & Dates in the Making of Its Revolutionary Product
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10
Dark-Lit Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Dark-Lit Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Workstead Focuses on Modernity & Darkness for Its Project
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9
Sustainable Cup Solutions
Sustainable Cup Solutions
McDonald's and Starbucks Have Joined Forces for Ecological Change
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8
Adaptable Foldable Phone Devices
Adaptable Foldable Phone Devices
Samsung's Foldable Phone is Set to Drop on the Market in 2019
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7
On-Demand Experiential Services
On-Demand Experiential Services
'Funspree' in Toronto Delivers Experiences Rather Than Things
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6
Hubless Electric Motorcycles
Hubless Electric Motorcycles
The RMK E2 Electric Motorcycle Features Striking Design Elements
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5
Customizable Sleep Accessories
Customizable Sleep Accessories
Kloudes' Adjustable Pillow & Topper Delivers Tailored Comfort
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4
Aluminium-Made Reusable Straws
Aluminium-Made Reusable Straws
ELO Encourages Consumers to Shy Away from Single-Use Plastic Straws
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3
Multi-Brand Pharmacy Concepts
Multi-Brand Pharmacy Concepts
'Le Drugstore Parisien' Offers Dry Cleaning, Cosmetics & More
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2
Automated Healthy Eateries
Automated Healthy Eateries
Amsterdam's 'Health Food Wall' Will Provide Takeaway Plant-Based Food
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1
DIY Produce Kits
DIY Produce Kits
'Aggressively Organic' Aims to Make Indoor Farming Accessible & Affordable
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