What caught our OJO this week 14th June

Jo Wren

Happy Monday, hope you all had a great weekend? Keeping up with news and articles as the days fly by is not always easy - so we have compiled a quick round up of things we have seen. What caught our OJO Eye this past week….. Have a safe week ahead. OJO team

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Unlocking the power of plants: Using AI to uncover health benefits for the human body is where Start-Up BrightSeed is heading with their new partnership with Danone (The Spoon)

Machine Talk: Fascinating insights into how robots are helping to support abused children by giving them “someone” they feel comfortable to confide in (Mother Jones)

Start Me Up: Investment in early stage businesses who are aiming to help kick start our economic recovery through innovation and technology has depleted. Research suggests that nearly £663m was raised in investments during the first month of lock down, with less than 10% of this heading towards start-ups who have never raised capital before. Thankfully there are initiatives to help (Private Equity Wire)

LoNo Touch Tech Era: The first “Covid Era” apartment block has been given the go ahead, featuring low or no touch tech options (Homes&Property)

How tech is helping in today’s classroom: Teachers have found a great resource from an educational gaming company to help compliment their curriculum activity, and much of the content is created by students (TechCrunch)

Pulling pints through Apps: The great British pub, to many a cornerstone of their community, is trying to remodel how it operates in our new world which is not always easy for a traditional institution. But there’s now an app for that (Wired)

Battle of the Tech Giants: With many predicting that the future of enterprise software will be a combination of cloud services and workstream collaboration tools, some of the largest businesses like Amazon are beginning to form agreements to stay ahead (The Independent)

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