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Tips & How To’s

3 Tips for Startups Seeking Employees

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Starting a new business is what being an entrepreneur is all about, but every successful entrepreneur knows they can’t do it alone! Often a team is needed long before finding financing and putting your product on the market. Your startups needs to start seeking employees. But…

Opinion/Analysis

Why 2017 Might Finally See Less Internet Content

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Internet content is a joke. Case in point: Every two minutes, humans take more photos than the total number in existence 150 years ago. Of those, we upload 657 billion per year. Video is increasing, too: Video is eating the internet, as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Vine, and…

Trends

Oklahoma City

Most of the 50 States Are Ramping Up Startup Activity in 2016

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Which states and metro areas experienced the greatest upward movement in startup activity in 2016? How changed the most from last year? What’s the rate of new entrepreneurs in each state? These questions are the focus of the Kaufman Foundation’s latest study, which released its…

Jobs

Most Bosses Are Terrible and They Know It

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Bad bosses can ruin a great job. Whether they’re drunk with power or completely clueless, when you hate your leader, you inevitably start hating your job. And while you might assume that most bosses are viewed as terrible in the eyes of their employees,…

Internet of Things

For the Internet of Things, an Opportunity in Industrial Manufacturing

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 2:15 pm

The plugged-in world has churned out huge opportunities for businesses. As the Internet of Things (IoT) spreads, its applications in businesses are on the rise. From finding new ways to connect devices to analyzing and accessing data with an IoT dashboard, IoT has helped…

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Startups & Apps

Melbourne

7 Australian Startups to Put on Your Radar

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 1:28 pm

There are a few Australian startups you want to watch. The ones we’re going to discuss are all unique in their own way. Here are the top startups you need to keep an eye on. 1. Stockspot Stockspot is a fund management services but…

Startups & Apps

Do You Know This Bank Robber? The FBI Created an App for That

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 12:21 pm

In 2015, there were more than 4,000 robberies, burglaries, and larcenies that took place in violation of the federal bank robbery statute. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has recently released a mobile app in hopes of finding who is responsible for many of…

Trends

Human Implant Tech Is Still Waiting for Its Pokémon Go

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 10:30 am

Augmented reality didn’t have a leg to stand on before Pokémon Go. But now that the mobile game has exploded beyond conceivable expectations, the medium has taken off in the market with everything from shopping websites to car showrooms. Unfortunately, other tech categories have not…

Funding

San Francisco

Grabr Raises $3.5M to Connect Every Product to Anyone on Earth

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 10:07 am

Today, San Francisco, CA-based Grabr is announcing the successful close of a $3.5 million seed round. The round is led by Alexey Repik of RBV Capital with participation from Konstantin Nikolaev of N-Trans Group.. The seed round builds on their initial angel round of $1 million in…

Marketing

The Key Dos and Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 9:08 am

Every niche has its influencers – they may not be Michael Jordan pushing Nike or Ellen  DeGeneres pushing CoverGirl makeup. But in their specific niche, they are respected, and their opinions are valued. Consider, for example, Neil Patel in the niche of content marketing….

Opinion/Analysis

A Huge Pro-Trump Facebook Page Outsources Content to the Philippines

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 8:07 pm

A little-explored and slightly smelly window into internet culture was flung up today with the publication of John Herrman‘s article on Facebook-first political meme machines followed by millions, “Inside Facebook’s (Totally Insane, Unintentionally Gigantic, Hyperpartisan) Political-Media Machine.” Check out the whole article if you…

Trends

YouTube Is Expanding From Video to Basically All Social Media

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm

YouTube doesn’t want their users leaving for other social networks like Facebook or Twitter. So it’s becoming them. The video service has just revealed plans to add photos, polls, links, and text to its video feed by the end of 2016. The new expansion, called…

Marketing

The Importance of Video When it Comes to Marketing

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The goal of all businesses is to achieve self-sustainability and growth. In order to achieve these goals, you need a well-planned marketing strategy to back its services. A properly developed marketing strategy helps businesses reach out to their target audience and educates them regarding the solutions that…

Funding

Reminder for Startup Founders: VCs Are Not Demigods

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Responding to a recent tweet from Joe Fernandez, VC Fred Wilson has stepped up to offer an important reminder that any young entrepreneur needs to keep in the back of their mind: Venture capitalists aren’t superheroes. too many young entrepreneurs talk about vc's like they're…