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Security

The Importance of Having Disaster Recovery Plans for Your Startup

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 10:00 pm

No matter the size your startup, it’s always important to prepare for potential security issues. You can easily take measures to reduce your risk of having a data breach disaster, but there are many other incidents that you have absolutely no control over, including…

Startups & Apps

Here’s How VR Showrooms Could Replace Car Dealerships

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 9:00 pm

A new VR app from Evox Productions LLC aims to replace old-school car dealerships with a virtual reality room that can display far more cars in all the 3D detail you’ll need to make a decision. The app is called RelayCars. It’s available at the Oculus…

Jobs

Study: Asking For Advice Makes You Appear Smarter

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm

There’s nothing scarier than asking for advice at a new job. You’re afraid your coworkers will think you’re stupid. You’re worried your boss will stop giving you good assignments. You’re even concerned that your dad will somehow find out and make fun of you…

Marketing & Social Media

How Influencer Marketing Is More Cost-Effective For Your Startup

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Marketers are often frustrated by the increasing costs that paid searches now have as an attractive alternative to the keyword guessing game. According to the Economic Impact Report, a recent survey by consulting group Tomoson revealed that influencer marketing yields an average return of…

Games

Esports Are Finally Coming to Cable TV

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm

With the release of games like Rocket League and League of Legends, gamers and sports fans alike realized that watching can be as entertaining as playing. And while younger siblings were typically the only people willing to sit through a video game without playing,…

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Jobs

These Side Hustles Don’t Require a Ton of Cash

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm

When it comes to starting a small business, many people are both excited and intimidated by the idea. Many are tempted by the idea of working remotely or being their own boss, but it can be expensive to start a new side business. However,…

Coding

Miami

Ironhack Churns Out Coders for International Businesses

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 4:40 pm

It’s no secret that the employment landscape is shifting. While college graduates flood the job market and millennials continue to make less than their parents, tech jobs have become the saving grace dwindling economies. The only problem is that you can’t learn this skill…

Tips & How To’s

The 5 Slack Alternatives Your Startup Needs

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm

For today’s startups, digital communications are paramount in keeping digital businesses afloat. But while most businesses rely on the ever-popular Slack, there are a number of other alternatives that can better support the needs of digital businesses and remote teams. Whether you’re looking to give some…

Startup

DC

Can Your Big Data Startup Help the Government?

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Government-focused accelerator program Dcode42 has officially opened it’s Fall 2016 applications. This cycle, the program is specifically seeking companies that work in the Big Data and analytics space. Any analytics or big data startup will be well poised through the Dcode42 program: The US government is the…

Gear & Gadgets

Los Angeles

Enclave CineHome HD Wireless Speakers Boast Great Sound [Review]

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Home theater systems come in many shapes and sizes, with audio qualities design for small rooms up to your true home theater. For California based Enclave Audio, not only are they creating a solution that is easily customizable for your setup, but does so…

Google

How Comics Are Solving One of Google’s Biggest Problems

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:30 pm

For many users, there are few companies that meet user demand better than Google. From developing apps to creating websites that we use on a daily basis, Google’s knack for creating innovative solutions to everyday consumer problems is one of the ways that they stay…

Announcements

NYC

Nominate the Most Notable NYC Startup Founders Over 40

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:08 pm

According to one study, the average age of your modern-age tech startup founder is 31 and didn’t study a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) concentration in college. While the higher age seems surprising (at least when we consider the widespread belief that startups…

Opinion/Analysis

Motorized Luggage For People Too Ashamed to Buy Rascal Scooters

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Traveling can be an arduous task. You’re expected to endure security lines, stale bagels, and smelly aisle mates without raising a fuss for fear of ending up in a TSA holding cell. And, in addition to all that, you are also expected to carry…

Opinion/Analysis

How Your Business Can Win at Pokémon Go

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Like it or not, Pokémon GO is a huge deal. The weeks-old augmented reality app has already broken the record for the most-downloaded app in history. It functions as a virtual scavenger hunt, where users collect the mythical “pocket monsters” for points. While the…