SXSW 2017

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Funding

What to Do When Seed Investors Ask to See More Traction

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Funding

Maximizing Community Resources While Bootstrapping Your Company

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Finding funding to launch one’s business is at the top of every founder’s mind, but taking on debt could be a stressful headache if they aren’t ready. Before taking on debt from investors or bankers, looking to one’s community for resources, guidance, even funding,…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Robot Vacuums, Elon Musk, Sleep Stress, and Smelly VR

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The fear or missing out is real. Every day, people squander the opportunity to enjoy something truly amazing. Whether it’a an epic party, a famous celebrity, or an enlightening conference, it’s tragically impossible to avoid the fear of missing out. Fortunately, when it comes to…

Space

NASA Looking for Bright Ideas to Help With Space Travel

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm

After NASA’s discovery of seven Earth-size planets orbiting around a single star, we’ve all been reinvigorated with extra terrestrial excitement. One of these planets might have life on it, or at the very least be suitable for life, and that’s truly a crazy next…

Events

Austin

The Vatican Is Going to Be Participating in SXSW

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm

When you go to SXSW, you expect to run into someone famous. Whether it’s a movie star debuting a brand new film or a musician hitting one of the many stages at the Austin conference, celebrities are typically on the menu. But if you…

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Science

Pittsburgh

How Big Data Is Making Healthcare More Hygienic

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a serious threat to patients that can lead to extended stays in the hospital, expensive treatments or death. Patients can receive an HAI during a procedure or while using a medical device, yet in many cases these infections are preventable…

Legal

3 Things Cofounders Need to Consider When Starting a Business

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 11:20 am

The idea has cultivated, the product or service has been developed, you’ve pitched it around town, and now you and your cofounder are ready to start building a business. Before you head down the road of taking on capital, there are some steps you…

Entrepreneur

5 Public Speaking Lessons From a Presentation Gone Wrong

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. The best way to prepare for your next public speaking engagement is by learning from one entrepreneur’s mistakes. As the founder of a successful digital and…

Google

Why So Many Companies Are Using A.I. To Search Google

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 9:15 am

Artificial intelligence (A.I.) is here to stay. The genie is out of the bottle, so to speak, and that is mostly a good thing. Bill Gates has even called it the “holy grail” of technological advancement. But while headlines focus on the science fiction…

Lifestyle

The 6 Main Ways Technology Impacts Your Daily Life

By | Feb 23, 2017 at 8:30 pm

We are living in an era of advanced technology, where every part of our daily lives is related to the science of craft in one way or another. There’s no doubt that over the years technology has been responsible for creating amazingly useful resources which…

HR and Recruiting

When Building Your Team, Focus on People, Not Jobs

By | Feb 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Security

3 Ways to Recover from Ransomware Attacks

By | Feb 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Ransomware has become a $1 billion-per-year industry, and the threat is exploding. While a recent cybersecurity report identified 3.8 million unique ransomware attacks in 2015, that number skyrocketed in 2016 to more than 638 million attacks. Because ransomware attacks are typically initiated through email,…

Virtual Reality

The 3 Reasons Why Virtual Reality Will Still Take a While to Catch On

By | Feb 23, 2017 at 4:30 pm

VR has been the cool new thing in tech for so long that it’s almost too old to be cool anymore. Here’s a clip of a headset being demo’d a quarter of a century ago, for instance. Yet despite a hyped 2016 holiday season…

Diversity

Blacktech Weekend: Showing Why Diversity in Tech Is Important

By | Feb 23, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Diversity is a crucial component to a thriving entrepreneurial environment. Many times, people tend to focus solely on the product or service without taking a look at the innovators behind them. Blacktech Weekend is filling that gap by giving a platform to entrepreneurs, techies,…