SOTY2017 V2

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Incubators

Detroit

8 Michigan Incubators That Startups Need to Know

By | May 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the automotive hub of America, there is a post-recession comeback story in the state of Michigan with a fast growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. These incubators and accelerators spread throughout the state offer programs and support to budding founders and teams looking to build their…

Opinion/Analysis

Are Apprenticeships a Better Path to Tech Jobs?

By | May 22, 2017 at 4:30 pm

LinkedIn is launching their REACH apprenticeship program. Salesforce’s Marc Benioff recently proposed an apprenticeship program to President Trump, a noted fan of apprentices. Now Ryan Carson, CEO of online coding school Treehouse, has just announced another apprentice program, Techdegree, aimed at helping to fill a…

Marketing & Social Media

The Seven Most Popular SEO Myths

By | May 22, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Ensuring that a website’s rankings are as high as possible is not an easy thing. I’ve noticed over the years that some folklore has crept into the picture, oftentimes mystifying how SEO works best. Simply put, high-quality content, careful measurement, and performance fixes should…

Business

4 Ways Corporate Board Members Can Spark Company-Wide Innovation

By | May 23, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Adding corporate board members needs to be a mutually beneficial move for startups. These individuals have the ability to share their experience and knowledge to help the startup get to the next level and spark innovation at the company. So, how can a board…

Tips & How To’s

Set Yourself Up for Success: 4 Keys to Launching a Strong Brand

By | May 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm

When you start a business, most people think of two things: independence and money. And, while both are true, there are an infinite number of routes to arrive at Point B. More and more frequently, however, the businesses that succeed are the ones that…

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Gear & Gadgets

London

Sir Roger Moore Had Some of The Coolest Gadgets as James Bond

By | May 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With each mission, James Bond introduced us to the latest technology and the possibilities of what is to come in just a few years. Whether the gadget was developed by Q in the magic lab, a gift from Moneypenny or nabbed from the villain,…

Health

Healthcare Technology Is a Goldmine Just Waiting for Startups

By | May 23, 2017 at 4:30 pm

There is no denying the fact that technology will literally dominate every aspect of our lives from this point on. From the way in which we approach healthcare to the foods we eat, the cars we drive and even the way in which we…

Coworking spaces

5 Myths of Coworking That Are Stopping You From Being Productive

By | May 23, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Coworking has become the new norm for burgeoning companies. With new spaces opening up everyday and established spaces expanding like it’s going out of style, the revolution is in full force. And with remote work becoming a popular perk, there is no sign of slowing down….

Jobs

8 Tech Companies Helping You Make Money Online

By | May 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Maybe you need extra cash, maybe you want more, or maybe you’re just looking for a better way to spend your spare time. Whatever your needs, these eight tech companies are here to help you make money online, some even provide new career opportunities! Shoppable…

Ecosystems

Detroit

JPMorgan Chase Invests $150 Million in Detroit for Economic Recovery

By | May 23, 2017 at 11:20 am

Despite being a historical economic powerhouse, Detroit has undeniably fallen on hard times. However, with innovative entrepreneurs making moves and an economy that is ready to reclaim its former glory, the Motor City is poised for an impressive resurgence. And if you need some…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Meet the Five Finalists in LaunchPad’s Pitch Competition

By | May 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

After close to 140 applications and countless hours to narrow down the finalists, LaunchPad, the small business pitch competition created by Gorham Savings Bank, named the five startups to compete next month for a chance to win $50,000. Meet the Five Finalists Good To-Go (Kittery) – makes dehydrated…

Entrepreneur

10 Tips for Picking the Best Software to Use in Your Store

By | May 23, 2017 at 9:15 am

Having a good product or service is important. Without something worth selling, you’re not going to keep customers for long. But even if you have the best products in your industry, if your users can’t figure out how to buy what you’re offering, they’re…

Real Estate

3 Ways Technology is Impacting Commercial Real Estate

By | May 22, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Back in 2010, I was working in a financial role and looking for an office for my company. I realized, from the consumer’s perspective, that my options for finding one were limited. The commercial real estate industry was completely segmented, with brokers and landlords…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ecommerce Tricks to Make Your Product Page Photos Pop

By | May 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm

If you want to succeed in the ecommerce game, it doesn’t matter what you’re selling. Look around the internet and you’ll be able to find anything. However, once they land on your page, customers will focus on one thing, the product photo. If your…

Autonomous Vehicles

Pittsburgh

3 Reasons Why Pittsburgh Has Soured on Uber’s Driverless Cars

By | May 22, 2017 at 5:50 pm

What was once a beautiful relationship between the city of Pittsburgh and Uber’s Driverless Car Program has come to a tense halt after nine months as Uber hasn’t held up to their end of the bargain, according to the New York Times. Pittsburgh was…

Trends

The 5 Content Marketing Strategies Defining 2017

By | May 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Not all marketing strategies are made equal — effectiveness depends on how you create your content, how you promote it and what your business goals are. A survey of 300 marketers in U.S. enterprise companies, conducted by Clutch, was able to identify which strategies were most…

Culture

Portland, Maine

Giovani Twigge of IDEXX Laboratories on Company Culture

By | May 22, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Walk along the streets of Portland, Maine and you’ll find everything festivals and sports to historic museums and local companies. If you happen to walk into the Maine College of Art (MECA) this June 19-23, you’ll be treated to Maine Startup & Create Week (MSCW), where there’s…