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The testing kit from uBiome.

I tried a test from troubled poop-testing startup uBiome that let me peek inside a ‘forgotten organ.’ Here’s what I learned.

I tried a gut-microbiome test kit from uBiome, hoping to learn more about the trillions of organisms in my digestive tract. I came away surprised.
Here's everything you need to know before starting your own business.

8 things you should know before starting a small business

Advice for entrepreneurs: get a good accountant; figure out how you'll fund the venture; don't stop marketing; find a niche in the market.
UBiome founders Zac Apte and Jessica Richman

uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...

Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.

An Austin-based travel startup is making the best light and roomy carry-on suitcases for under $200

There's no battery pack or a built-in lock, but Tiko's under-$200 price tag, quality construction, and other features make it a great carry-on.
Henry Ward is cofounder and CEO of Carta.

Carta, the startup building a stock exchange for startups, says its own valuation increased nearly $1 billion in five months

Asset management platform Carta raises $300 million from Andreessen Horowitz tied to $1.7 billion valuation months after closing $80 million round

From suicide prevention to genetic testing, there’s a widening disconnect between Silicon Valley health tech and outside experts who see red fla...

"There's almost this implicit assumption that they play by a different set of rules," a Harvard psychiatrist and tech consultant said.
The Tree Breezer in Caribbean.

Allbirds now makes $95 women’s flats — here’s your first look, plus our verdict

The Tree Breezer is a breathable, flexible, and supportive flat that is just as comfortable as an Allbirds sneaker. Here's how they feel in real life.
Bond Mobility cofounder Kirt McMaster.

This founder once tried to compete with Android and iOS. Now, he’s taking on Uber and Lyft with a new e-bike startup that just raised $20 millio...

Bond Mobility has raised $20 million in Series A funding from DENSO's New Mobility Group, which includes Toyota and Softbank.

This “Shark Tank” for wine uses crowdfunding from customers to support small winemakers — and makes good wine available for cheap

I used the $100 off coupon for NakedWines.com and got a box of 12 actually delicious wines delivered. Here's how it works.

9 retail startups that are the brainchilds of Wharton grads — from Harry’s to Warby Parker

These 9 direct-to-consumer retail startups — including Harry's and Warby Parker — have roots in Wharton, the number one business school in the US.