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Diversity

10 African American Founders Making Strides in Tech

By | Jan 16, 2017 at 12:45 pm

While startups continue to pop up around the country, the black demographic continues to making strides in the tech world. In a recent report by #ProjectDiane, powered by digitalundivided, there was a “322% increase in the amount of black female-led businesses since 1997 and over 1.5…

HR and Recruiting

How Should You Measure an Employee’s Leadership Potential?

By | Jan 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

If you’re lucky, one of your everyday employees will demonstrate an ability to manage people, delegate tasks, and take responsibility for ongoing projects. As someone in management, one of your duties is to pick out which employees have the most leadership potential when future positions…

Work-life balance

3 Challenges Faced By Digital Nomads

By | Jan 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

According to FlexJobs, 3.3 million full-time professionals in the United States, excluding volunteers and the self-employed, consider their home as their primary place of work. This trend of digital nomads saying goodbye to traditional offices shows no sign of slowing. By 2020, FlexJobs projects…

Startups & Apps

Chicago

Rob Royer, Founder of Interior Define, On Building Trust With Customers

By | Jan 15, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  Buying furniture for a home comes with it’s own sticker shock. Add in a custom-made couch and the price alone could make…

Accelerator

Techstars and Target: Driving Innovation for Retail

By | Jan 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

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…

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Chicago

Oars + Alps Founders On Building The Warby Parker of Men’s Skincare

By | Jan 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  The beauty and cosmetic industry was expected to exceed $62 billion for 2016 and skincare was the largest chunk in the global market, according…

Opinion/Analysis

14 Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes

By | Jan 14, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The best have become the best because they have learned — and a lot. Although we like to believe that we are learning from books, seminars, webinars and courses, it does seem that, in the end, the best business lessons are the business mistakes…

Tips & How To’s

Moving for a Job? Here Are the 7 Best Household Moving Companies.

By | Jan 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

Numerous moving companies operate within the United States. Thousands of moving companies are available across the Nation. We can see a high number of family-run moving companies in counties and small towns. The people that live in small towns prefer the personal element in moving…

HR and Recruiting

14 Things Job Hunters Can Do to Show Off Their Personal Brand

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. It’s a new year and you’ve decided it’s time to move on and find a new position. Unfortunately, hundreds of other people have the exact same…

Trends

4 Web Development Trends to Look Out For in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Web developers lead very exciting lives. With technology evolving at an ever-increasing rate, you’ll never run out of new skills to learn or ideas to explore. While this can be fun for developers who love to code, it also means you should do your best…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Video Game Jobs, Comedy, and Smart Schools

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With the holidays behind you and CES in the rear view mirror, you’re probably excited to take a break and relaxed a bit. But with all this down time, don’t you think it’s time to catch up on all those Tech.Co top stories you missed…

FinTech

4 Industries Bitcoin Is Already Disrupting

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

As Bitcoin is again breaking the $1,000 value threshold, there’s no telling where the cryptocurrency can go from here. It has proven to be more stable than many of the world’s economies and serves as a way for humanitarians to do some good. In…

Google

Google’s Toontastic 3D Is a Storytelling Joy For All Ages

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Quality storytelling, interesting characters, and colorful visuals are the keys to a unlocking a child’s creativity. And with characters like tourist robots, swashbuckling pirates, and sneaky snakes, the possibilities of creating your own action blockbuster video are endless on the Toontastic 3D, a mobile app…

Autonomous Vehicles

Waymo Is Testing Its Self-Driving Car and I Got to Take a Ride

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Ever wanted to take a ride in a self-driving car? Well, you might have the chance soon enough. Google’s self-driving car, now under the name Waymo, has been setting up shop in Arizona and has just launched another test-drive in Chandler. I was fortunate enough…