Marketing Manager at Codal, blogger, and technology + startup enthusiast. Codal is a global software design and development agency, headquartered in Chicago. Jenna is passionate about the world of tech, and strives to add to its richness.

 

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Goodbye Business Cards, Hello Contap

Goodbye Business Cards, Hello Contap

The business card, a decades-long staple of networking, falls short of the mark when it comes to addressing modern needs. Consider this: how many times have you been at a conference or networking event and you have either run out of cards, or a…

Is Augmented Reality Changing the World?

Most people have probably heard about it, and maybe even used a device or application that use augmented reality (or AR) but what do you really know about it – I’m talking about what it is, how it is used, and why it is…

Your Startup Should Host Company-Wide Workshops

workshops

The key to success lies in investing in your employees. Fortunately, internal training in the form of workshops can offer employees many more advantages than sending them to a seminar or training program elsewhere. If they want to learn new skills and theories, what…

Tripstir: Stirring Up the Social Travel Experience

Travelers want technology, it can help them in almost every aspect of their trip. For this very reason, a new mobile application has been recently launched, called Tripstir. According to the Boston Consulting Group, the Millennial generation is far more interested in traveling abroad…

Adobe’s Smart Bag Brings Connected Experience to Retail

Adobe Smart Bag

As an attendee of the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas last week, I was able to get a first-hand preview on a new release from Adobe: the Adobe  Smart Bag. Adobe is now bringing IoT to the brick-and-mortar world. Functioning like a virtual shopping…

3 Social Media Startups to Watch In Chicago

Chicago startups

According to the Pew Research Center as of July 2015, 76 percent of adults and 90 percecnt of young adults online use social networking websites and applications. Over the past decade, social media has continued to grow and evolve, along with the amount of…

Chicago Is a Top Startup Hub Thanks to 1871

Hired Launches in Chicago to Connect Tech Talent to Top Companies

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…

3 Startup Tools for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

3 Startup Tools for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Business owners know that the holiday season can be a stressful one. Everything has to run smoothly for the inevitable influx of paying customers. A lot can go wrong; so, here’s a short list of tools that will help keep you on track, and…

SelfMe: The Future of Communication is Here

selfie app

In the past decade or so, social media has taken over and has enabled people to reach unprecedented levels of popularity. It all began with MySpace, then came Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Tinder, and Snapchat. From the start, self-disclosure has been at the core…

The Future of IoT: Smartifying Your Home

internet of things

The vastly growing Internet of Things trend is very exciting- there are new devices announced every day that connect to the internet to control something. The world is slowly filling up with connected devices, that ultimately make our lives easier. Connected devices are electronic devices,…

The Shopping Experience of the Future is Here

grocery app

The forefront of Internet of Things functionality is at our doorstep. Our vehicles unlock automatically, our thermostats adjust to our preferences automatically, and soon with the implementation of bluetooth beacons, any interaction or communication will be automated. This emerging ‘Internet of Things’ revolution is…