A camera that detects gas leaks, mushrooms grown in recycled coffee grounds, frozen cocktails to go, private labeled bling at shocking discounts, and more cool products from our 30 Under 30 honorees. --Donna Fenn
Ladies, those sneakers you wear on your morning walk to work look abominable with your chic business attire. The fashionable commuters' solution: Tieks, high-end leather ballet flats that fold into a little pouch you can stash in your purse. Oprah is a fan! Read more.
Back to the Roots lets you grow your own gourmet oyster mushrooms in just ten days (no green thumb required). Plus, the growing medium is recycled coffee grounds from Peets Coffee & Tea. Read more.
Craving cocktails to go? Big Easy Blends makes pre-mixed frozen cocktails -- in flavors such as Mar-go-rita, Daiq-go-ri, and Pino-go-lada -- in flexible, portable pouches. Think Capri Sun for adults. Read more.
This is not your mom’s photo book website. Mixbook allows multiple users to work on the same project, and to pull pictures from their own accounts on other sites, such as Facebook, Flickr, Pinterest, and Wordpress. They can then either share it online or purchase it as a high-quality book. Read more.
Rebellion Photonic’s fluorescent imaging cameras can “see” chemicals, allowing medical researchers to take pictures through a microscope at 30 frames per second. The company also sells to the oil and gas industry, which uses them to detect gas leaks on oil rigs. Read more.
Coeds crave fashion forward college gear that fits a woman’s body, not a linebacker’s. School House obliges with sweaters, oxford cloth dresses, and printed tights branded with the insignias of over 100 colleges and universities. And it’s all made in the U.S.A. Read more.
Ever checked out the digital menu in The White House cafeteria or used the virtual concierge booths at the Hilton? If so, then you’ve used a Zivelo product. The company manufactures kiosks (here in the U.S.) to an impressive stable of Fortune 500 clients. Read more.
Buy a shirt off the rack and you have two sizing options: neck and sleeve length. Blank Label, an online custom shirt retailer, offers nine, and allows you to customize collars, cuffs, pockets, and plackets. The company manufactures in China to keep prices competitive. Read more.
University Parent Media helps ease the transition from home to college by partnering with schools to provide students and parents with guides that are like CliffsNotes to college life. The company produces half a million handbooks every year. Read more.