CONTENTS j MAY 2019
28 Up Next The founders and companies boldly charting the future of their industries—and solving some of the world’s biggest problems.
30 Food & Drink
Sweetgreen pivots to tech; Kin Euphorics
offers a booze- and cannabis-free buzz;
and &Pizza reinvents the restaurant.
52 Climate Change
NovoNutrients is growing the fix to global
warming in its labs; Solidia is taking the
pollution out of cement-making; EEtility
is slashing rural homeowners’ energy bills;
Carbon Engineering is turning CO2 into carbon-neutral fuels; and E6PR makes a
six-pack ring that sea creatures can eat.
Union Member House is the private club
for the 99 percent; OpenSports uses
technology to schedule pickup games;
Quilt makes co-working homier; and
Groupmuse brings live chamber
music into your living room.
Livongo uses big data to take on
chronic diseases; Pear Therapeutics
has devised an innovative approach
to treating opioid addiction; Heal
brings the doctor to your front
door—affordably; Proteus makes
edible sensors; and Butterfly
Network is bringing ultrasound
to the masses.
Plus: Rising Stars
Eight young founders you
really need to know.
Over My Dead Body
synthetic cadavers and body parts,
like this foot, that
and TV production
companies can use
again and again.
ON THE COVER SWEE TGREEN CO-FOUNDERS
(FROM LEF T) JONATHAN NEMAN, NICOLAS JAMME T, AND
NATHANIEL RU, PHOTOGRAPHED IN L. A. BY EMILY SHUR
ON THE COVER: GROOMING: SAMANTHA FRYLING/ART DEPARTMENT; WARDROBE STYLIST: DONALD LAWRENCE/REX; PROP STYLIST: WARD ROBINSON/WOODEN LADDER