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Healthy Entrepreneur

In Tech, Work-Life Balance Satisfaction Dependent on Job Role [Infographic]

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 11:45 am

For many employees, no matter what industry you find yourself in, the work-life balance is an elusive thing to capture. After all, the shifting economy often means that employees are depended on to work longer hours, with little increase in pay or decrease in…

Acquisition

NYC

OneVest Acquires FounderDating, Facilitates Entrepreneur Network

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 11:03 am

They key to a successful startup ecosystem is working together. If VCs don’t have access to bankable startups, they won’t do a lot of investing. If quality employees don’t have access to businesses in need, they aren’t going to help build a successful startup….

Marketing

7 Marketing Tips for Startups in the Hospitality Industry

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 10:25 am

Are you struggling to put together an effective marketing strategy for your hospitality related startup? Businesses in the hospitality space have very unique needs when it comes to marketing. Here are 8 tips that you can use to get things off the ground. Remember…

Sports

Digital Concessions Could Be the Next Innovation in Sports Tech

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 9:12 am

Sports and technology are bound to each other for life. With their mutually universal appeal and their consistent push towards innovation, these two lucrative businesses are a match made in heaven. One provides a global platform to test the other, while both enjoy the…

Tips & How To’s

The Importance of Web Security for Small Businesses

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 10:00 pm

The ease of technology and digital media have leveled the playing field for small businesses. Now, they have the tools needed to compete in terms of promotion and marketing alongside big players in the industry, while also selling their products and services to larger…

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Productivity

Manage Your Freelance Business Better with These Tools

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 9:21 pm

Let’s admit it – we often want to be taken more seriously as freelancers. While telecommuting and remote jobs are on the steady rise, some folks still think of freelancers as a more affordable, less professional substitution to hiring an agency. Let’s break that…

Opinion/Analysis

4 Untapped Geolocation Startup Ideas

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Even if you aren’t playing the game yourself, you have probably noticed your local parks, landmarks, and sidewalks full of people who are currently obsessed with Pokemon Go. This game, based on the cartoon and series of Nintendo based video games combines geolocation technology…

Jobs

Los Angeles

LA-Based Coding Bootcamp Codesmith Boasts 96% Hiring Rate

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Finding a job can be hard. But in this economy, finding a job with a hearty paycheck is even harder. Fortunately, study after study has shown that IT professionals and computer science graduates are going home with the biggest paychecks on a regular basis. But…

Product Launch

Tumblr Adds YouTube-Style Revenue Sharing for Its Bloggers

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Tumblr made a quiet announcement yesterday: They’re allowing users to make money off of ads that will be added to their blogs. The micro-blogging site will start the process by introducing ads on all blogs, with an opt-out button available in the settings, beginning tomorrow….

Product Launch

How Reddit’s Latest Advertising Plan Will Push the Platform Forward

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 3:33 pm

When it comes to finding the best way to make online platforms profitable, many companies are still figuring out a magic formula. But with digital media reshaping how we’re able to use these tools to improve how we create content for consumers and ensure…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Being Depressed Can Make You More Creative

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm

For years, artists and entrepreneurs have accepted the notion that sadness breeds creativity. The idea is as old as time, as thousands of the world’s most creative minds often suffer from personal tragedy and unmitigated melancholy. From Ernest Hemingway to Robin Williams to Roy Raymond, successful artists…

Tips & How To’s

The 5 Most Common Mistakes Startups Make While Prototyping

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

San Francisco-based design and development studio Yeti just released a white paper detailing the ins and outs of prototyping, an essential early step in any developer or designer’s process. Lean startups should take note, as they’ll need to stay on top of the best practices in order to reach…

Education

DC

Edtech Startup EverFi Receives $40 Million Investment

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 2:02 pm

Education is not always valued in the business world. Because there are so few direct avenues to profit, investors have typically strayed away from the questionable sector. But with the advent of edtech startups and the obvious need for better schooling in this country,…

Gear & Gadgets

Scottsdale

STYR Labs Launches Fitness Gadgets That Tell You What Supplements To Take

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 1:22 pm

The Internet of Things is only just beginning, turning everything in our lives into a connected device. One particular industry that has done well by it, as well as some flops, is the health and wellness space. From wearables to smart clothing, even connected…