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3 Networking Apps for the Reluctant and Unenthused

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Is there anyone on the planet that actually likes networking? Unless you’re single and hoping to meet that special someone, I’m going to say no.  But here’s the horrifying thing — we all need to network! It’s what gives us a foot in the door or…

Startups & Apps

3 Common Sense PR Tips For All Startup Founders

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 9:00 pm

As a startup founder, a lack of funding can put a damper on your business. For example, if you don’t have the capital to cover marketing and advertising costs, you’re going to have a lot of trouble reaching your customer base. When this happens, most business owners turn to…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: StyleWe, KinScreen, and More

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Want to learn a new language? How about play a video game like you did in the 90s? Well, you can’t do any of that without looking create in a new outfit, particularly when you’re feeling a bit unmotivated. Just look to your smartphone’s lock…

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3 Useful Design Tips and Tools for Content Creators

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm

As website owners and bloggers, we are the content creators of the internet. With more than a billion active sites on the internet today, not only does this mean there is a never ending supply of content out there flooding the internet, it also…

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How One Chicago Startup Founder Went from Investment Banking to Startups

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  Ryan Coon is the founder of Rentalutions and a former investment banker. Rentalutions provides all-in-one landlord management software. Whether you manage one…

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Study: Only 7 Percent of Workers Do Best in the 9-to-5 Office

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm

According to a recent FlexJobs survey, a pitiful 7 percent of the workers polled answered that “their location of choice for optimum productivity” was the office during traditional business hours. Instead, the majority of the 3,000 respondents opted for either home (51 percent) or  a coffee…

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Apple’s Tax Nightmare Is About to Come True

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Taxes are always a bit of a touchy subject in the US. Between breaks for the rich and havens for the even more rich, a lot of people get a little uncomfortable when you talk about the percentage of your paycheck that goes to the…

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How Is the Healthcare Industry Adapting to the Digital Age? [Vote]

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Healthcare is a massive industry that has long relied on physical papers and phone calls to schedule, track, and archive patients and treatments. But as anyone…

Startups & Apps

Investments in Health Are Easy Thanks to ieCrowd Partnership

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Investors are always on the hunt for the next big thing. Whether it’s an augmented reality game that lets you capture imaginary creatures, or cars that can drive themselves, finding innovations worthy of your capital can be an arduous task. But if you are…

Startups & Apps

Respondable’s AI Can Write Your Emails for You

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Baydin, makers of the email scheduling “Boomerang for Gmail” plugin, has launched Boomerang Respondable, a new plugin that uses AI to improve the body of your emails. The goal: to get people to actually want to respond to your message. The AI gives you the…

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Keep Track of the Hottest Giveaways with myRobinHood

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm

We all like to treat ourselves with nice things. Unfortunately, not everyone has the financial means to get the latest fashion and lifestyle items. Giveaways can be useful for those people, because they are a means to get those products for free. However, the…

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Low-Pay Sectors Are Seeing Huge Wage Increases

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 1:20 pm

Wage inequality has been a persistent problem over the last few years. With debates over the minimum wage raging on a daily basis, it was only a matter of time before change became more of a necessity than a choice. And according to data from…

Startups & Apps

10 Startups to Watch in the On-Demand Economy

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Believe it or not, there’s more to the sharing economy than Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, and your local communal workspace. It’s an entire ecosystem full of innovators, spanning the gamut of industries from healthcare to errands and beyond! And these are some of the other…

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Babble Brings the Right Online Friends Closer to You

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 11:45 am

Facebook is actually a great platform to connect or re-connect with old friends or seal a new friendship, not just in real life, but in your digital life as well. I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve found myself unable to communicate with…