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InfoCaptor: Making Business Intelligence Accessible to All

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 9:24 pm

Do you know that visual marketing is on the rise this year? And if you are struggling to come up with some untapped content marketing ideas for your product, how about data visualization? In fact, there’s now a two-in-one tool to help you analyze…


How a Startup Accelerator Can Advance Your Business

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm

If your startup needs funding and you’re not sure where to turn, you may feel overwhelmed. After all, there are myriad ways to get cash for your startup, and none seem particularly easy. However, one of the best ways to advance your startup and…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Increase Margins as an Event Planner

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm

In many ways, the event industry is very unique. Often planners will just take a few clients each month. The sales cycle is long, the travel can be trying, and the results are tangible. But in other ways, the event industry is the same…

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5 Daily Rituals to Make You Happier and More Successful

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Self-proclaimed human guinea pig and meta-learner, Tim Ferriss believes that having daily rituals is a key component in being successful and living an optimal life. I happen to agree. I currently have no real daily rituals, which is probably why I’m not super successful…


Mark Zuckerberg Pens Letter to Daughter on Facebook

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 4:58 pm

We’ve got Zuckerberg baby, y’all! In a new Facebook note posted today, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the birth of his first child and daughter, Max. Most shocking, though, the letter states that he and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, pledge to…

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Tips & How To’s

10 Visual Tips for Small Business Growth

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Human beings are visual learners, particularly when it comes to the things they see on a screen. In an electronic setting, customers are generally more likely to stop and look at a photograph or video rather than a blog post. From there, they’ll associate images…


5 of the Biggest Obstacles Facing Entrepreneurs

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 3:27 pm

When you first decide to make the big leap and become an entrepreneur, you will face many hurdles along the way. However, if you know what these hurdles will be, then you can begin to take steps to overcome them. Here are five major…

Startups & Apps

Top 3 App-Centric Companies You Should Study

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 2:12 pm

If you are an entrepreneur, you have a lot to learn from other entrepreneurs. It is just a matter of finding the ones who have excelled in the area in which you could use a boost. If you do not yet have an app…


New Technology in Healthcare: Smart Gadgets Dominate

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 1:55 pm

With 20 percent of Americans owing at least one wearable device, the future of health gadgets seems pretty certain. However, it is the question of healthcare insurance costs that remains unclear. Will wireless medical devices and cloud solutions change the landscape of the industry, improving…



Chicago Is a Top Startup Hub Thanks to 1871

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Although VC funding for startups in the Great Lakes region of the U.S. is down to 183 deals, from 309 last year, Illinois still maintains the highest rate of investment, due in large part to the Chicago metro area. In fact, Chicago has accounted…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips for Naming Your Startup

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

You’ve done your market research, written your business plan, and conquered many other tasks related to launching your startup. You’re confident about your products and services, and you feel as if you are headed down the path to success. Things are looking great, but…



Dunkin Donuts Now Delivering to DC

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 10:10 am

Just when you were wondering if you would ever be able to order mediocre donuts – with icing that leaves a gross film on your tongue – on demand, Dunkin Donuts announced that they now deliver in DC. Apparently some people are excited about that. DC…

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Virtual Personal Assistant GoButler Now in Your Pocket

By | Dec 1, 2015 at 9:43 am

Thanks to technology, everyone who feels like they deserve a personal assistant can now have one. Sure, maybe you’re kind of a big deal and really do deserve a personal assistant, but that’s unlikely. Either way, if you are looking to go the virtual…


Microsoft’s Diversity Report Shows Women Losing Ground

By | Nov 30, 2015 at 10:00 pm

It was recently reported by Fortune that, despite their best effort, Microsoft has actually cut more women-led roles and remained more male dominant. Their latest diversity report, which according to the article was released last Monday by Microsoft, “shows mixed progress on gender diversity within…