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Reports & Rankings

The 10 Fastest-Growing Startups of 2014

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Uber and Lyft are duking it out in more ways than one: the two ride-sharing startups topped Mattermark’s list of fastest-growing startups in 2014, with Uber coming out on top. The Mattermark 2014 Startup Traction Report, released last December, includes a wealth of data…

Dev & Design

Assembly is Basically Group Projects for Adults

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In a time where we’d rather power up the laptop than have actual face-to-face human interaction (eww), Assembly fills a nice gap and allows creatives and entrepreneurs to come together to create something great. Assembly is essentially a way for a bunch of people…

Dev & Design

San Francisco

Modernizing the PDF With an API and an SDK

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 11:00 am

For the past 22 years, the PDF has been the predominant solution used for document delivery. But despite its widespread adoption, it has been extremely cumbersome for developers to extract and put PDF data to meaningful use within their applications: formatting, extracting, and assembling…

Product Launch

Jay-Z and 17 Musicians Relaunch Tidal to Take On Spotify

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 10:00 am

At a press conference, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Jack White, Rihanna, Madonna, Alicia Keys, Jason Aldean, members of the Arcade Fire, Nicki Minaj, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Deadmaus, and other musicians held announced the re-launch of Tidal, a music streaming service.  Jay-Z recently bought…

Sports

Vancouver

Recognizing Amateur Sports Participation in US and Canada [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Every year around this time my friends and I get our crew together and kick off our basketball league which, since we live in San Diego, fortunately runs through October. However, we’re not the only ones out there throwing it down and enjoying the…

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Startups & Apps

Three Startups Pushing Programmatic Advertising Forward

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Programmatic advertising is a fast-growing, data-driven media buying process that’s on its way to gobbling up the greater majority of advertising budgets. Since the process of real-time bidding (RTB) went mainstream in 2011, the ad industry has gone completely gaga over it – and…

Tips & How To’s

Miami

Why Startup Founders Need to Start Asking the Right Questions

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are used to having the right answers instead of the right questions. But asking the right questions enables leaders to find solutions to any challenge. Hal Gregersen, Executive Director MIT Learning Center and founder of the 4-24 Project, spoke at The Atlantic’s Start-Up…

Trends

Music Festivals Jump on the Selfie Stick Ban-Wagon

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Music festivals may not be able to keep the narcissists off their grounds, but they can prohibit their latest weapon of choice. Hipster haven music festival Coachella – which opens on April 10th- recently announced that selfie sticks will be banned from the festival. It is clearly…

Dev & Design

Here’s Why It’s Important to Design Like the User is Drunk

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Last week, we wrote about The User is Drunk, a website offering a service wherein a UX designer will get drunk to review your site’s usability. One of our top stories from last week, we reached out to Richard Littauer, the UXD and full…

Digital nomad

5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Chiang Mai

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Chiang Mai is often called the top destination for digital nomads, but what’s so special about Thailand’s fourth-largest city? I spent two months there to find out (and escape the winter, of course). Located 435 miles north of Bangkok – just a one-hour flight…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways to Bootstrap a Lean Sales Team for Your Startup

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Getting early customers is crucial to your company’s success. You need early adopters to prove out your model, get you some traction, and give you feedback. Unfortunately, this is hard to do in most industries. Dominant players have all the case studies, and you’re…

Security

Blackphone: The Future of Secure Smartphones?

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 11:00 am

Earlier this month, Silent Circle introduced a new version of the pro-privacy smartphone, which prevents hacking or leakage of personal data. The Blackphone 2 and its first tablet, currently dubbed Blackphone+, is said to be a step towards creating more secure devices. We keep a lot of personal…

Communication

Pixit Launches Platform Agnostic GIF Communications

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

We’ve seen a massive shift in the way we communicate online with each other. People are replacing words with emoticons, photos and GIFs, and we’ve seen companies like Imgur ride this wave to great success. After all, visuals are an excellent way to communicate…

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Miami

XFINITY Makes TV Accessible for the Visually Impaired

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

What does a 7 year-old blind girl see when she watches her favorite movie, The Wizard of Oz, on TV? “It’s different because you can see the screen and what’s happening. I can only hear it. So I take it into my brain and…

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