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Maine

Forager Emerges From Stealth Mode to Improve the Local Food Movement

By | Mar 28, 2017 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. More than three years…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Surge Hydro Takes Top Spot at Pitch York County Finals

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. Surge Hydro continued its…

Tips & How To’s

How to Take Your Business to Greater Heights in the Mobile Age

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

In recent years, users’ technological preferences have changed. They’ve switched from desktops to smartphones for their internet usage, and companies that understood this shift took necessary actions to keep the user experience intact, while others lost their rankings and vanished from the market. This Mobile…

Cloud Storage

San Francisco

Mintigo Just Put Artificial Intelligence in the Cloud

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With giant strides in cloud computing and artificial intelligence, it’s natural that the two technologies could combine to complement each other.  Is it possible to receive predictive insights and purchasing intent intelligence in real time from the cloud? The latest partnerships announced between predictive…

Facebook

Facebook Town Hall Feature Is Civic Engagement for the Internet Age

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 3:45 pm

Facebook just added a new politics-oriented feature: “Town Hall.” It’s a fun and simple way to learn more about your local government and connect with your representatives. Check out how it works and what it means below. How Facebook Town Hall Works Just go right…

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HR and Recruiting

4 Tips to Attracting Talent With Company Culture

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 2:20 pm

When interviewing potential candidates, being transparent with one’s culture can help everyone decide if it’s going to be a good fit for all. Kate Catlin of Flock sat down with a group of women at Galvanize to ask them how might companies be more…

Marketing & Social Media

Instagram Needs to Be Part of Your Social Media Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm

With over 600 million users that create over 100 million pieces of content every day, Instagram is certainly one of the best platforms for social media marketing, and it’s here to stay. Instagram is still growing five times faster than any other social media network…

Business

5 Realistic Ways for Businesses to Save Money by Going Green

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

To run a successful business you need to do two things: minimize costs and maximize profits. And while creating an incredible product and developing a formidable team are important, there are ways to supplement your success through those two things, like going green. For some…

Personal Branding

Easy Ways for Entrepreneurs to Get Into Podcasting

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 9:15 am

As a female entrepreneur, I am used to forging my path, being the only woman at the boardroom table, and most importantly finding my voice. In fact, I’ve made a career and agency out of the latter – helping brands find their voices and…

Tips & How To’s

How to Make Your Team Stand Out on an Accelerator Application

By | Mar 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

When it’s time to consider entering an accelerator program, filling out the application is one thing, but standing out to grab their attention to get accepted is another. Techstars recently asked Lesa Mitchell, the managing director for Techstars Kansas City, and Ted Serbinski, managing director…

Diversity

Chicago

Star Cunningham of 4DHealthware on Healthcare, AI, Wearables, and Diversity

By | Mar 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Star Cunningham is the founder and CEO of 4DHealthware, a startup that provides artificially intelligent “nudges”, SMS and email messages, to patients with chronic conditions based on data collected via 250 wearable devices like Bluetooth glucometers and activity trackers. Medicare now reimburses healthcare providers $40…

Marketing

3 Ways to Localize Your Marketing Campaigns

By | Mar 26, 2017 at 10:30 am

The phrase ‘Think globally. Act locally.’ was coined by environmentalists to get people to strive for a healthier planet by doing meaningful things in their communities. If your business is expanding into other countries, even other regions, it might be a good idea to…

Opinion/Analysis

Distinguishing Between Reality and Virtual Reality Could Get Really Difficult

By | Mar 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Virtual reality provides users with the ability to recreate any environment that ordinarily might not be possible for the average Joe to experience, whether it’s walking through a battlefield in Iraq or frolicking in the tulip fields of the Netherlands. The uses are seemingly infinite, but people…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Jeff Kahn of Rise Science on Helping Pro Athletes Sleep More and Play Better

By | Mar 25, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Jeff Kahn is a cofounder and CEO of Rise Science, a sleep behavior change startup that provides sleep coaching for elite athletes. They harness the science behind sleep, and give elite athletes the power to perform at their best with the help of continuous,…