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The Best U.S. Metro Areas for Young Entrepreneurs Are Moving Inland

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 11:20 am

It’s a well-worn stereotype that U.S. coastal cities are the “cool” sections of America. New York, Seattle, and the Bay area are all a stone’s throw from one ocean or another, and they’re all huge draws on the youngest, hippest entrepreneurs around. But that…

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12 Tips for Startup Founders Preparing to Hire Their First Employee

By | Dec 27, 2016 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. There’s a lot of pressure surrounding your first hire. Consider this advice before signing on the dotted line: Question: What is one tip you’d give…

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In 2017, Media Become Startups and Startups Become Media

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the tech world, imitation tends to happen as quickly as the next iteration of a product can appear. Just look at Instagram, which has copied Snapchat in the past and is doing it again now. But one specific form of imitation will start…

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5 Types of Startups That Could Help NASA Reach Mars

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 4:30 pm

NASA hopes to put humans on Mars by 2035, and if they hope to actually get anywhere close to that goal, they’ll need a lot of help. Thanks to a roadmap that they released last year, we know exactly what types of challenges they’ll…

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7 Tips to Improving Your Networking Skills

By | Nov 23, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. For any entrepreneur, developing your networking skills is critical for success. Unfortunately, not everyone is completely comfortable jumping into a crowd and shaking hands. But with…

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TechCode’s International AI Accelerator Is Helping 50 Startups Already

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Startup incubator network TechCode has today announced the first cohort in a new accelerator program dedicated to artificial intelligence startups. This cohort of the program, which is titled the Global AI+ Accelerator, will aid fifty startups from ten countries. The internationally-focused program follows similar U.S.-based programs…

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5 Ways to Succeed Without Being an Early Riser

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. You’ve heard the cliché, “The early bird gets the worm.” Fortunately, this cliché is nothing more than a fairytale. There are plenty of people that are up by 5 a.m….

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After Testing, Facebook Is Launching Payments via Messenger

By | Nov 6, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Facebook is, by a large margin, the biggest social network in the world. Part of the explanation to justify that might have to do with its “side apps”, where Messenger clearly stands out. Messenger allows Facebook users to exchange messages and audio or video…

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How Technology Is Saving The World’s Coral Reefs

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Coral reefs are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. In fact, a report released by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) found that 19% of the Earth’s coral reefs are now dead, with rising sea temperatures and seawater acidification to blame. The declining coral…

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Chicago

New $3.5M Tech Hub Will Give Midwest Startups a Boost

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 4:30 pm

A $3.5 million grant has been offered by the National Science Foundation to fund a new ‘I-Corps’ node among four midwest universities. Researchers at the universities involved — the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Purdue University, and the University of Toledo —…

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Seattle

The ‘Atlas Recall’ Beta Aims to Streamline Your Digital Life

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Atlas Recall, the first product from Seattle startup Atlas Informatics, just launched an open beta this morning. The app is designed to run in the background, indexing any information you want it to, in order to serve as your “photographic memory” for everything digital in…

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Mavericks Brings Science to Men Skincare Products

By | Nov 1, 2016 at 12:50 pm

In the startup world, simplicity is the key to success. If you have three founders when you can survive with two, you’re likely not going to see a funding round for quite some time. Trimming the fat and getting back to basics is a practice…