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Campus Pursuit Launches at 11 New Campuses, Obtains National Partnerships

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Campus Pursuit – an interactive scavenger hunt that allows college students to engage with various brands – announced earlier this week that the company has partnered with national brands such as KIND Snacks, Chipotle, MeUndies and Neuro Drinks. Starting this fall, Campus Pursuit will…

Marketing

Three Important Tips for Improving your Online Reputation

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 11:00 am

Most businesses today have realized they need an online presence, but many either haven’t made it a priority or they don’t maintain that presence properly. An online reputation is important in the business world, as it helps customers see your company in either a…

Tips & How To’s

Five Tips for Promoting a Website that is In a Difficult Niche

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 8:00 am

The best thing about going into niche marketing as a part of your career is that there are unlimited markets available. You can select a market that is parallel with your personal hobbies and interests, or you can do research on some profitable markets….

Gear & Gadgets

NextDesk: The Smartest Desk For Your Home or Office

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Call it the desk that could help you lose weight – or at least obtain extra health benefits at work. NextDesk is striving to change the way people work by creating a desk that easily adjusts to sitting and standing height. “NextDesk was founded…

Hardware

San Diego

The kSafe Loves You, It Wants you to Achieve Your Goals

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm

We all have our vices: it’s a fact of life. Maybe you like to shovel Oreos in your mouth when nobody is looking, or maybe you just love binge watching Netflix series. Did you know the dictionary defines a vice as s an immoral or…

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Boston

Ruxit Shows the World a Different Side of Artificial Intelligence

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm

For better or worse, people are innovating with artificial intelligence (AI) a lot these days. To that end AI has become more main stream, hitting both consumer technologies and enterprise level companies equally even though some have big reservations about it. Ruxit has made…

Opinion/Analysis

Google+ is Dying and Its User Base Needs to Get Over Their Delusion

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 6:16 pm

Last week, when Google announced that it would be shutting down its Google+ Photos service, some Google+ users saw that as a threat to their beloved social networking platform. Others, however, argued that it only meant that the removal of a photo service would…

Accelerator

Dallas

Tech-Friendly Startup Accelerators in Dallas

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm

It takes a special person to pursue a venture like a startup; that path is definitely not for just anyone. When you are new to the game, it can be difficult to know where to begin. This may attribute to why top cities for…

Product Launch

Chicago

Two Chicago Tech Giants Battle it Out for Dominance in Food Delivery

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The Chicago, IL-based, local commerce powerhouse Groupon announced today the official launch of its food delivery and takeout service Groupon To Go. Launched in beta this past March, the new platform will offer options from more than 500 restaurants across Chicagoland. With its official…

Funding

GitHub and NBCUniversal’s Magic Number is $250M, and Also Unicorns

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 3:01 pm

There’s some insane amounts of money being tossed around this Thursday: GitHub raised $250 million, NBCUniversal is considering investing $250 million into BuzzFeed, and Truecaller wants to grow up to be a unicorn via $100 million. It just goes to show you, there’s never a dull…

Ecosystems

Chicago

5 Startup Hangouts in Chicago That Aren’t Coworking Spaces

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Where do you go if you want to meet other entrepreneurs in a casual, spontaneous, this-might-actually-lead-to-a-real-relationship way? Why, one of Chicago’s startup hangouts. You could go to a coworking space – and Chicago has many – but it’s a bit pricey if you are…

Reports & Rankings

The 5 Hottest Analytics Startups of 2014

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing analytics startups from last year, and we wanted to know: to what do they attribute their massive growth? From their responses, it’s clear that what works for one startup doesn’t necessarily work for another. DoubleDutch (ranked #3), which focuses…

Opinion/Analysis

Self Education Versus Formal Education – Which Is Better in the Tech Industry?

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

People are drawn in when reading stories about the highly successful founders in the tech industry who were basically self-educated like Bill Gates or Steve Jobs. They open companies and dream about that startup that brings in millions. The problem is that this rarely happens. While…

Culture

What Ownership Really Means in Business

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

To me ownership is the single most important concept in business and, although equity is important, I’m not talking about actual shares or percentages of a company. I’m talking about empowering employees, partners, and coworkers to be able to make decisions. Ownership equates to…