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Top 65 New Ventures Trends in December

From Sports-Branded Light Ales to Cake-Like Vegan Donuts

— December 28, 2019 — Business
The December 2019 new ventures trends showcase how companies are pushing the parameters of their business to surprise and delight audiences. This can be in the form of a new product activation or a collaboration.

The list calls attention to new endeavors in Bitcoin as many businesses are beginning to embrace cryptocurrency as a form of payment. While France tests out the Bitcoin concept in the brick-and-mortar space, the Japanese crypto trading giant Coincheck is enabling people to pay for gas in Tokyo with it.

Of course, the December 2019 new ventures spotlight some plant-based activations as well — from Roya Aghighi's photosynthetic fabrics to the ultra-popular vegan fast food joint, Globally Local, that opened recently in Toronto.
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Rapidly Growing Online Casinos
Rapidly Growing Online Casinos
Betzest Expands Its Platform Through a Partnership with Rabcat
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Empowering Rural Banking Solutions
Empowering Rural Banking Solutions
World Bank's NERLP Initiative Improved Banking Access in Sikkim
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Financial Service Access Programs
Financial Service Access Programs
India Post Payments Bank Will Use AePS for Basic Banking Needs
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Youth-Focused High-Energy Conferences
Youth-Focused High-Energy Conferences
The Next Gen Conference is Communal and Millenial-Focused
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Online Sports Betting Platforms
Online Sports Betting Platforms
MGM Resorts International Enters a Partnership with Yahoo! Sports
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60
Expanding Bitcoin-Supporting Apps
Expanding Bitcoin-Supporting Apps
The Fold App Makes Crypto Payment Possible Online and IRL
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Bitcoin-Optimized Gas Programs
Bitcoin-Optimized Gas Programs
Coincheck Introduces a Program That Enables Bitcoin for Gas Payment
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Rural Banking Accessibility Projects
Rural Banking Accessibility Projects
Fidelity Bank Partnered with the Nigeria Postal Services
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57
Sports-Branded Light Ales
Sports-Branded Light Ales
The Detroit Pistons & Atwater Brewer Launched the 'Triple Double' Ale
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56
Vegan Breakfast QSR Menus
Vegan Breakfast QSR Menus
Denny's Announced It Will Add Beyond Meat Burger to Its Menu in 2020
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Net-Zero Airline Flights
Net-Zero Airline Flights
Easyjet Announced It Will Offer Customers Net-Zero Carbon Flights
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Bitcoin-Accepting Car Manufacturers
Bitcoin-Accepting Car Manufacturers
Karma Automotive is Experimenting with Crypto Payment
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Cargo-Carrying Drones
Cargo-Carrying Drones
Volocopter is Venturing into Utility Drone Services with Its VoloDrone
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Vegan Airplane Menus
Vegan Airplane Menus
United Airlines Will Update its Menu to Include Vegan Options in 2020
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Cake-Like Vegan Donuts
Cake-Like Vegan Donuts
Duck Donuts is Launching Vegan Donuts in Honor of World Vegan Day
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Food Delivery Service Expansions
Food Delivery Service Expansions
Deliveroo Announced Its Expansion to Sharjah, UAE
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Online Bitcoin Casinos
Online Bitcoin Casinos
Bitcoin.ag is a Cryptocurrency Casino with Fast Deposits and Withdrawals
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Ultra-Fast Prescription Services
Ultra-Fast Prescription Services
Costco and Instacart are Testing One-Hour Prescription Deliveries
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Cloud-Based Financial Services
Cloud-Based Financial Services
PearlPay is Testing Rural Banking Solutions in the Philippines
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Rideshare-Optimized Credit Cards
Rideshare-Optimized Credit Cards
The Uber Credit Card Boasts an Enticing New Loyalty Feature
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Self Service Ad Platforms
Self Service Ad Platforms
The Walmart Media Group Will Launch a Self Service Ad Business in 2020
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44
Advanced Animal Tracking Collars
Advanced Animal Tracking Collars
The Second Version of FindMy Collars Tracks Your Cattle
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Analytics-Based Betting Partnerships
Analytics-Based Betting Partnerships
Sportradar Shares Sports Betting Data with DraftKings
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Bitcoin-Powered Retail Payment Platforms
Bitcoin-Powered Retail Payment Platforms
The Concept of Bitcoin for Retail is Tested Out in France
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Smart Lending Platforms
Smart Lending Platforms
OneConnect Created Two Platforms to Help People Access Banking Services
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E-Commerce Grocery Stores
E-Commerce Grocery Stores
Amazon Will Open a Low-Cost Grocery Store Outside of Los Angeles
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Anti-Cosmetic-Greenwashing Platforms
Anti-Cosmetic-Greenwashing Platforms
Cult Beauty Verifies Cosmetic Brands' "Eco-Friendly" Claims
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Financial Technology Accelerators
Financial Technology Accelerators
Walmart and Green Dot Collaborated to Create Tailfin Labs
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E-Commerce Movie Tickets
E-Commerce Movie Tickets
Amazon Will Sell Online Movie Tickets in India on Its Website and App
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Fashion Sustainability Loans
Fashion Sustainability Loans
Prada Signed a 5-Year Sustainability Term Loan with Crédit Agricole
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Poutine-Branded Apparel
Poutine-Branded Apparel
Smoke's Poutinerie Debuted Smoke’s Swag Shop with Branded Merchandise
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In-Car Food Ordering
In-Car Food Ordering
BMW is Testing In-Car Food Ordering Through the Olo App on iDrive
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Holiday Food-and-Drink Kits
Holiday Food-and-Drink Kits
Grey Goose Partnered with Cocktail Courier on Holiday Meal Kits
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CBD-Powered Menopausal Ranges
CBD-Powered Menopausal Ranges
Hello Again Makes Use of CBD for Menopause Support and Relief
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31
Asian-Inspired Farm-to-Table Menus
Asian-Inspired Farm-to-Table Menus
B.GOOD Launched a Responsibly Sourced Asian-Inspired Menu
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30
Crop-Dusting Autonomous Drones
Crop-Dusting Autonomous Drones
Volocopter and John Deere Partnered on an Agricultural Drone
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Menopause-Centric Brand Launches
Menopause-Centric Brand Launches
The Kindra Brand Boasts Menopause Support with Its Collections
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Celebrity Chef Meal Deliveries
Celebrity Chef Meal Deliveries
Hakuna Foods Creates Nutrient-Dense Meals that are Eco-Friendly
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Expanded Lifestyle Product Deliveries
Expanded Lifestyle Product Deliveries
foodora Now Delivers Groceries, Pharmacy, Flowers, and Booze
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Beverage Brand E-Commerce Sites
Beverage Brand E-Commerce Sites
The House of PepsiCo Will Sell Items from PepsiCo Collaborations
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25
Trial Fashion Webshops
Trial Fashion Webshops
Blue Life Created a Try-Before-You-Buy Clothing Line
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24
Branded Basketball Pizza Popups
Branded Basketball Pizza Popups
BuzzFeed and Chase Launched a New York Knicks-Themed Pizza Parlor
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Animal-Focused Travel Promotions
Animal-Focused Travel Promotions
Airbnb Collaborated with the Dodo on Animal Travel Experiences
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22
Vegan Fast Food Restaurants
Vegan Fast Food Restaurants
Globally Local Opened Its Doors in Toronto This Past Weekend
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Delhi-Based Futuristic Research Labs
Delhi-Based Futuristic Research Labs
Space10 Opens a Second Site for Its Research, Workshops, Etc.
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Tech Product-Centric Installations
Tech Product-Centric Installations
Li Edelkoort and Google's Hardware Design Studio Team Up
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Meat-Free Christmas Menus
Meat-Free Christmas Menus
IKEA Announced Its Christmas Menu for 2019 Will Be Free of Meat
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Rapper-Owned Cannabis Companies
Rapper-Owned Cannabis Companies
Drake's Marketing Tactic for More Life Growth Co. is Toronto-Based
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After-Dark Restaurant Events
After-Dark Restaurant Events
P.F. Chang's Chang's After Dark Has Exclusive Menus & Entertainment
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Affordable Nourishing Hand Soaps
Affordable Nourishing Hand Soaps
ThreeMain's First-Ever Hand Soap is Biodegradable and Affordable
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Zero Waste Grocery Initiatives
Zero Waste Grocery Initiatives
Asda is Encouraging Customers to Bring Their Own Containers
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Circular Economy Collaborations
Circular Economy Collaborations
Henkel Extends Partnership with Waste Payment Store Plastic Bank
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Sustainable Energy Generation Projects
Sustainable Energy Generation Projects
Kitchener is United by the Organic Waste Diversion Pilot
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Backyard Gardening Kits
Backyard Gardening Kits
Avalow Launched Self-Watering Beds to Help You Plant a Garden
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Extravagant Royalty Accommodations
Extravagant Royalty Accommodations
Airbnb Boasts a Lush Royal Accommodation That is 300 Years Old
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Shoppable Augmented Reality Ads
Shoppable Augmented Reality Ads
South Korea's LG Launched the U+ AR Shopping App for 3D Browsing
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In-Store Farming Initiatives
In-Store Farming Initiatives
Kroger & Infarm are Introducing Modular Produce Farms to Stores
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AR Streaming Experiments
AR Streaming Experiments
BBC Experiments with the Implications of AR for TV Streaming and Learning
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High-Quality Material Shops
High-Quality Material Shops
The KOVA Brand is Launched by Katerra as a Professional Resource
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Luxurious Sportswear Partnerships
Luxurious Sportswear Partnerships
adidas and Prada Partner to Bring Together Sport & Luxury
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Rentable Furniture Pop-Ups
Rentable Furniture Pop-Ups
The House of Harth Offers Flexibility When It Comes to Interior Design
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Ballet Brand-Launched Activewear
Ballet Brand-Launched Activewear
ZISE by BLOCH is Chic, Dance-inspired and Highly Comfortable
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Zero Waste Grocery Stores
Zero Waste Grocery Stores
Vancouver-Based Nada Grocery Sells Food Without Packaging
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Photosynthetic Clothing
Photosynthetic Clothing
Roya Aghighi Develops Fabrics with Photosynthetic Properties
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Award-Winning Eco Takeout Containers
Award-Winning Eco Takeout Containers
Eco-Products Launched the Sustainable Vanguard Line
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