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Dallas

Using a Birthday Celebration to Help a Fund a Service Dog

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

Dapo Oremade is a University of North Texas (UNT) graduate, member of the US Army, and he’s turning 28 years old this year. Like most people he wants to do something special for his birthday, but unlike most people that something special is for…

Announcements

DC

Messaging App On Second Thought Wins First Women Startup Challenge

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

The number of women launching businesses has grown 68% between 1997-2014, more than twice the rate of men. However, women have a harder time getting funding for a number of reasons. Only 7% of investor money goes to women led startups, but Women Who…

Startups & Apps

MyMusaic: Let Your Moments Come Alive in Fun Photographic Video Stories

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm

One could say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but you know what: A video is worth a thousand images. With the iPhone 6 in my hands and two wonderful children, I usually end the day with tons of images concentrated around a…

Tips & How To’s

How to Recruit Star Talent on Social Media

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm

There’s no question; social media has become a crucial part of our lives and our businesses. We use social media to connect with far away friends and families, maintain casual social connections, and to connect with brands and companies in which we have interest….

Gaming

Know the Score: The Benefits of Gamification in Online Communities

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Ever since gaming became its own subculture it has been fraught with controversy, taking the blame for everything from laziness in young adults to the horrors of the Columbine shooting. However, despite the standard media narrative that gaming is destructive, the fundamentals of gaming…

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Automotive

Driverless Cars Are Coming: Are We Ready?

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm

With fully autonomous cars set to hit the road within the next 5 years, it is time to start talking about what we can gain from this revolutionary disruptive technology. Google is heading the drive to make these commercially viable and has spearheaded many…

Trends

How Companies and SEOs are Winning With New TLDs

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm

2014 was a big year in the TLD landscape, as batches of new TLDs were released into the wild by ICANN. In a nutshell, rather than the ability to register just the typical .com, .net, .org, .info etc, along with country specific TLDs such…

Funding

NYC

PowerToFly Raises $6.5M to Increase Career Opportunities for Women in Tech

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 11:01 am

This morning, the New York, NY-based PowerToFly, an online platform that aims to match companies with women in tech, announced that it has a raised a $6.5 million Series A round of funding. This new financing was led by Crosslink Capital and included participation…

Accelerator

How to Crush Your Demo Day Presentation

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 10:04 am

Does your startup need a reality check? Whether you’re struggling to attract the right customers or come up with a better way to process invoices, an accelerator program can mean the difference between blindly pursuing your startup and moving forward with purpose. Accelerators provide…

Digital nomad

Sail Around the World While Coworking on Coboat

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

You wake up to the rocking of the ship, then grab a delicious breakfast in the sun before launching into the day’s work. Meetings and brainstorming are interrupted only by diving and sunbathing, and you watch the sunset over drinks with your fellow coworkers….

Education

NYC

If Knowledge is Power, Why Not Change Your Life With it?

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

If you look back across the history of One Month, you’ll see that CEO Mattan Griffel has always promoted a philosophy that everything is about the students. In fact, he told us as much at SXSW this year. Perhaps he’s inspired by the Latin…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Quadjobs: Connecting Colleges with Communities

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The average college student is faced with many firsts, one of which (and probably the most major) is a new city & new way of life. For some students it’s a great way to fully dive into the college experience – for others it’s…

Cannabis

Toronto

Get Answers to All Of Your Cannabis Queries with CannaSOS

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Marijuana is a complex plant. Maybe you plan to partake for medical or recreational purposes, and want to do be well versed about what you’re putting in your body. Or maybe you’re a grower or distributor and want to interact with other experts, or brush up on…

Wearables

Tune: a Wearable that Analyzes Running Technique

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm

As a runner (or, someone who occasionally likes to believe she’s a runner) and as a person who loves pretty much any device that helps me quantify myself, I am very intrigued by the newest product from Kinematix: a wearable device for runners called Tune. Tune claims to…