The Fourth Annual Start-Up Challenge Returns to the 2019 Industry Leaders Summit

This year five finalists will be selected at the Industry Leaders Summit that will highlight small business innovation in sport, to present at the 2019 Start-Up Challenge in Baltimore on September 25, 2019. The Start-Up Challenge has created opportunities for start-ups in the sports and fitness industry and this year will be no different. The 2019 Start-Up Challenge finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their business on stage, in front of the entire Industry Leaders Summit audience, as well as a judging panel comprised of major industry leaders and investors.

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Gibson Launches Their New G-45 Series Collection

Gibson, the world’s most iconic guitar brand, has announced its new G-45 Series Collection that is now available in North America and China. The G-Series guitars include the G-45 Studio and G-45 Standard and offers players of all levels, the with a mix of tone, performance, with the traditional Gibson style and value. The G-Series acoustic integrates traditional design, like a hot hide glue dovetail neck-joint, domed top bracing, blended with modern features, such as a slimmer body depth, and modern neck profile.  The new Gibson G-45 Series Collection brings a premium line of new high-quality acoustic guitars hand-crafted by the same team that create their J-200 and J-45’s. Below are the specifications for the G-45 Studio and G-45 Standard.

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LIVE NATION UNVEILS POP-UP SHOP IN HONOR OF NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK DUE TO SOLD OUT MIXTAPE TOUR TO THE NEW YORK CITY AREA

Today, Live Nation’s Shop Nation store in Chelsea gave fans access to new and exclusive vintage-inspired merchandise emblazoned with throwback lyrics like, “We like the boys, the boys in the band” and “Hangin’ Tough”, only available at the pop-up. Keeping with the aesthetic that has defined this new chapter of NKOTB’s career, the pop-up also features a number of pieces from the Mixtape Tour collection. In addition to a perfectly curated merch collection, fans will also have the chance to win a pair of tickets and even a meet & greet with members of NKOTB at one of their shows either in Uniondale, NY on June 30th or Newark, NJ on July 2nd.

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Introducing mClassic; The World’s First Plug-and-Play Graphics Processor For Gaming Consoles

Unfortunately for console gamers, most video game consoles don’t have the option to upgrade their graphics card, unlike PC gamers. Times are changing for the video game console world with the mClassic, a new plug-and-play graphics processor to launch on Kickstarter soon. mClassic’s video processor analyzes each pixel in its immediate and global contexts to determine the most suitable processing per pixel with Marseille’s propriety technology called Contextual Processing. mClassic’s patented technology redraws every single pixel on the fly at 120 FPS with near-zero latency and eliminates jagged edges that are smoothed over by our advanced anti-aliasing algorithm.  

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National LGBTQ Task Force Announces New Partnership with Madonna’s Ray of Light Foundation to Grow Violence Prevention Work

Currently and especially after the Pulse shooting gun violence has become a deadly epidemic in LGBTQ communities across the United States. Gun violence and human rights were also a massive topic throughout the Democratic Debate for the 2020 Presidential Election. It’s a sad fact that LGBTQ people and children no longer feel safe entering our schools, the movies, church and attending something beautiful like the Pride parades. The National LGBTQ Task Force has announced a new partnership with Madonna’s Ray of Light Foundation to grow violence prevention work.

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Amaru Lopez Watches Launches New Kickstarter Campaign

Amaru Lopez Watches believes each high-precision timepiece tells a story and brings to life an emotional history that the owner can identify with. They have created two elegant watch lines and have just launched a Kickstarter campaign. The two designs, Madera and Mannequin, were created for elite, fashion-forward leaders who understand that both quality and time. The Amaru Lopez watches offer two types of movements automatic and quartz. Below are the specifications for both Amaru Lopez watches.

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beyerdynamic Announces the Award-Winning LAGOON ANC Headphones are Now Shipping

beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, is now shipping the much anticipated LAGOON ANC headphone. The Lagoon ANC headphones combine MOSAYC sound personalization with active noise cancelation to create the ultimate travel headphone. LAGOON ANC, a circumaural headphone designed to provide outstanding wearing comfort and extended battery life, is available in two styles, Traveler and Explorer.

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ROUTE Launches App That Visually Tracks Online Orders In One Centralized HUB

ROUTE, the one-click shopping experience for online ordering, today launched their new app that allows users to visually track packages from different online retailers. The ROUTE App automatically collates online shoppers’ pending packages, regardless of the merchant, allowing them to visually track their shipments. The App utilizes the user’s email to find tracking data which is then populated onto a visual map to view on their mobile device.

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Rens Launches World’s First Ever ‘Coffee Sneaker’ Made From Coffee And Recycled Plastic

Rens, a startup based in Helsinki, Finland, just launched the world’s first sustainable ‘coffee sneaker’ on Kickstarter and is now LIVE. The sneaker is crafted from spent coffee grounds and recycled plastic, waterproof and sustainable. The idea for Rens shoes was born out of a desire for sneakers that both look good and are kind to the planet. After spending a lot of time searching for cool, sustainable footwear, the founders found the market to be lacking. 

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Guitarists Lydia Smith, Francesca Simone, Gothic Tropic, Yuna And Yvette Young Group Discussion at Guitar Center Hollywood

On Thursday, Guitar Center, the leading retailer of musical instruments, and She Shreds Magazine, the only print publication dedicated to women guitarists and bassists, hosted a LIVELY talk in its guitar-filled “Vintage Room” with five female guitarists, including Lydia Smith, Francesca Simone, Gothic Tropic, Yuna and Yvette Young.

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