Tagged: blind

Chatter: Layoffs Taking Place at Block

Block (NYSE:SQ), the parent company of Square, may be slashing its employee headcount, according to Job Community Blind. In recent days, a posting was made inquiring about layoffs as a Block recruiter was apparently let go – leaving an aspiring hire in the lurch. Other… Read More

Italian Startup Horus Technology Secures $900,000 Investment From 5Lion Holdings Following Crowdfunding Initiative

Horus Technology, an Italian startup that combines technologies taken from robotics, health tech and augmented reality to enhance the lives of the blind and visually impaired, announced on Wednesday it has received a $900,000 investment from 5Lion Holdings. The company declared: “Today begins a new… Read More

MIT Alum Raises Over $250K In A Week For Kickstarter Watch For The Blind

Eone Timepieces has launched a Kickstarter campaign seeking $40,000 in funding for a tactile watch designed for (and with the help of) the blind. Just about a week into the campaign, funding for “The Bradley” timepiece has already crossed $250,000. Eone Timepieces was founded by Hyungsoo… Read More

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