POSTS BY: SAM BRAKE GUIA

Sam Brake Guia

Sam is an energetic and passionate writer/blogger, always looking for the next adventure. In August 2016 he donated all of his possessions to charity, quit his job, and left the UK. Since then he has been on the road travelling through North, Central and South America searching for new adventures and amazing stories.

How one startup is helping Nebraska’s overcrowded prisons with inmate education

How one startup is helping Nebraska’s overcrowded prisons with inmate education

On Wednesday, the Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a...


Ohio State University develops chip that can heal organs, brain injuries in a flash

Ohio State University develops chip that can heal organs, brain injuries in a flash

In 1928, Alexander Fleming introduced the world to Penicillin, a discovery that saved countless...



The Wisconsin startup bringing electricity to The Congo

The Wisconsin startup bringing electricity to The Congo

One out of every five people on earth have no access to electricity and...


Kansas City Startup Foundation and CEED combine and receive $1M donation

Kansas City Startup Foundation and CEED combine and receive $1M donation

As the Midwest continues its snowballing success as a hotspot for startups, two of...


1 Million Cups, the monthly entrepreneurial meetup which is taking the Midwest by storm

1 Million Cups, the monthly entrepreneurial meetup which is taking the Midwest by storm

1 Million Cups (1MC) is a free, weekly program that takes place across the...


The Detroit company that’s turning old buildings into guitars

The Detroit company that’s turning old buildings into guitars

As the classic saying goes “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. While the...


Governor’s plan to make Missouri a center of innovation reflects growing Midwest trend

Governor’s plan to make Missouri a center of innovation reflects growing Midwest trend

In June Missouri Governor Eric Greitens implemented a task force to encourage startup activity....


The second richest woman in the US wants to turn this small Wisconsin town into a startup mecca

The second richest woman in the US wants to turn this small Wisconsin town into a startup mecca

Beloit, Wisconsin – A decaying rustic town that once was home to paper making...


Using data to predict a drug relapse

Using data to predict a drug relapse

Drugs have the power to do terrible things to the people we love, a...


What Chicago’s tech employees like about their jobs

What Chicago’s tech employees like about their jobs

As Renault’s CEO, Carlos Ghosn, once said, “Employees are your most valuable...