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Opinion/Analysis

What Parse’s Demise Means for Its Customers

By | Feb 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm

On January 28, 2016, Parse, a mobile app development software, announced that it would be “winding down the Parse service,” effectively January 28, 2017. Parse is certainly not the only firm in its space, and competes with big players such as IBM and Salesforce….

Opinion/Analysis

The Impact of Freelancers on the Technology Space

By | Feb 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The U.S. unemployment rate may have plunged to 4.9 percent in January, but freelancers still form the backbone of this economy’s recovery from The Great Recession. The technology space has understood this in more ways than one, and is rushing to find ways to…

Opinion/Analysis

How Bloggers Can Benefit from Using an All-In-One Dashboard

By | Feb 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm

As passionate bloggers, we can get quite caught up in the details of tracking our performance, monitoring social media and getting the latest news and updates in our industry. Before we know it, we have 52 tabs open and we are wondering how we…

Startups & Apps

These Apps Will Keep You Entertained for Hours

By | Feb 12, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Whether it’s on your morning commute or a rainy day, when boredom strikes sometimes it seems impossible to fix. Going on the app store to see what are the latest trends more often than not leads to endless searching. We have narrowed it down…

Tips & How To’s

Tampa

How to Find Startup Funding in Tampa Bay

By | Feb 12, 2016 at 11:00 am

The question of how to find startup funding in Tampa Bay is on the minds of many of the young entrepreneurs and would-be business owners who attend Tampa Bay Startup Week. Central Florida has not yet established a firm network of angel investors and venture capitalists…

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Gear & Gadgets

Virtual Reality on the Cheap with the Elegiant Headset [REVIEW]

By | Feb 12, 2016 at 10:00 am

Virtual reality is the next big thing to happen to the gaming and entertainment world, and currently there is a mad dash to get involved. From Google Cardboard to Oculus, VR is all over the pricing and feature spectrum, and although the technology is…

Startups & Apps

The Serendipitous Encounter That Became Project Halcyon

By | Feb 12, 2016 at 9:00 am

Who doesn’t love a good serendipitous meeting?  Serendipity was one of the driving forces behind the creation of the Downtown Project as Tony Hsieh first envisioned it. Since Tech.Co is headquartered in downtown Las Vegas it shouldn’t be too big of a surprise that Tech.Co’s Celebrate…

Opinion/Analysis

Things to Consider When Choosing a Domain Name

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Despite the importance that online presence has nowadays, many people have doubts about choosing the domain name for their web sites. This really is an important decision and will absolutely make a big difference in the future, especially for people looking to start a…

Opinion/Analysis

What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur?

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm

For whatever reason, what it means to be an entrepreneur is always a popular topic among people independently chasing their dreams and goals. I think that this question is always asked, at least in part, because those it applies to feel such a connection…

Startups & Apps

4 Couples Apps Perfect for This Year’s Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

What is red, white, pink and shines romance all over the place? Valentine’s Day, of course! The “love holiday”, which many attribute to consumerism, is approaching for most countries around the world, so if that is the case of your country, you should hurry…

Startups & Apps

OneHive: Powerful and Simple Checklists to Make Teamwork Effective

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Whether you are a two-person organization or a firm with 10 or more employees, the key to success is good project management, which assumes clear tasks and a good checklist updated frequently. Some use complex project management software or to-do lists, while others prefer…

News

Are We Nearing the End of Email?

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 11:00 am

If you have noticed Facebook’s move to combine their instant message and private message functions into one, then you are likely aware of the recent wave of people proclaiming that email, as a medium, is obsolete and that interactivity is the new norm. But…

Funding

Chicago

TurboAppeal Raises $3M to Fuel Nationwide Launch

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 10:02 am

It’s true that home ownership is on the decline these days as more young people are opting to rent instead, but one startup that provides a service specifically for homeowners is seeing a lot of success. TurboAppeal, a residential tax appeal technology service, has…

Opinion/Analysis

Impact Investing without ‘Impact Investing’

By | Feb 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm

I think of myself as an Impact Investor. I think of myself that way because I clearly look for companies that are pursuing large, transformational opportunities with global implications. I don’t care about stage or sector, I care only about founder(s)’ quality and potential…