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Reports & Rankings

These Are the Highest-Paying Programming Languages [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Today, Startup Compass released the results of a global survey of engineers that provides a wealth of information about startup salaries – including the highest-paying programming languages. Published as “How Much Should You Pay Your Engineers?,” the results are based on a study of Startup…

Dev & Design

Pay This UX Designer to Get Drunk and Evaluate Your Site’s UX

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

When it comes to optimizing the user experience on your website, one of the core tenets of UX is to design as if the user is drunk. At least, so explains UX designer and full stack developer Richard Littauer on his website The User…

Startups & Apps

‘Like Creeper’ Will Like Your Friends’ Really Old Instagram Pics

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm

So, there’s a web application that will connect to your Instagram account and like some of your friend’s really old Instagram photos. And apropos of its purpose, it’s called Like Creeper. Like Creeper was first posted on Product Hunt a few months ago but…

SXSW

Austin

To Teach STEM Effectively, Make It Fun [VIDEO]

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

In 2006, Sir Ken Robinson delivered a powerful TED Talk on how our current model for education prevents curiosity and kills the creativity that used to be so inherent to the nature of learning itself. Despite the massive popularity of his talk and the…

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Events

San Diego

EvoNexus’ Third Ever Demo Day a Roaring Success

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Last night EvoNexus held their third ever Demo Day to celebrate the ideas, companies, and entrepreneurs who have gone through a rigorous program during their initial four months at the incubator. While it’s the third Demo Day they’ve held, this marks the first time…

Ecosystems

Miami

The Best Quotes from MIA Music Summit 2015

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm

This week Miami is being taken over by music. From the Winter Music Conference (WMC) to Miami Beach’s Centennial, the Magic City is all about good tunes. The second annual tech and music conference, MIA Music Summit, brought together entrepreneurs and musicians to talk about…

Startups & Apps

This is the Easiest Way to Make GIFs

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

If you already know how to make GIFs on your own, then congratulations – you’re a small subset of today’s population. If you don’t know yet how to make GIFs, don’t even bother looking into it – seriously, the methods out there right now…

Internet of Things

Password Killer LaunchKey to Present at Interop 2015

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm

LaunchKey, the first decentralized authentication platform for the post-password era, has been named as one of only four startups selected to present to the IT community in the Startup Hot Seat at Interop 2015. LaunchKey was founded in 2012 in Las Vegas by Geoff…

Lifestyle

11 Startups Share Their Friday Rituals

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Even if entrepreneurs have left the corporate grind, where Fridays are like an oasis in a cruel and neverending desert, the last day of the workweek still hasn’t lost its charm. But instead of counting down the minutes until 5 pm, entrepreneurs and their…

SXSW

Austin

Charlene Li Wants to Help Leaders Be More Open [VIDEO]

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Charlene Li is the CEO of Altimeter Group, an organization that helps leaders thrive with disruption. She launched her third book, The Engaged Leader, during SXSW and shared with us the reasons she decided to write this book. Image Credit: Charlene Li   Leaders are…

Venture Capital

Boston

You Can Win $50,000 if You Provide a New Name for This VC Firm

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

Back in October of last year, the Cambridge, MA-based Atlas Venture announced that it would be splitting up its healthcare and IT teams into two groups. At the time, the VC firm stated that its healthcare division would continue to use its current name,…

SXSW

Austin

Frictionless Communication is Crucial for Success [VIDEO]

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 10:00 am

It might sound like an easy question at first glance: why is it important that your team communicate effectively? Most people would be quick to offer a relevant answer, but there are fewer people who offer a relevant solution. WorkingOn, a platform dedicated to…

Tips & How To’s

Four Reasons Your Startup Should Provide Tech Support at Launch

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 9:00 am

Founding a startup in today’s world without the help of technology is practically impossible. If you want to raise funding for your company, build a website, and have any kind of communication with your prospects and clients, you’ll have no choice but to accept…

SXSW

Austin

Your Entrepreneurial Ideas are Worth Fighting For [VIDEO]

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

It’s never easy to get up and pitch your idea to a room full of people. It’s not any easier when you have to stand in front of ABC’s Shark Tank crew, pitch your idea, and then hear how they don’t like it. Lori…