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CapLinked Joins Box in Official Partnership

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 9:35 am

It’s always nice to see two companies come together in a partnership that will benefit their customers (even if the end goal is for both companies to make a lot more money). In this case, I’m talking about two companies that work in the world of…

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Reddit Announces Updates to Combat Harassment, Trolling

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 6:49 pm

In an announcement that has been met with surprisingly positive feedback, Reddit is moving towards making the site more user-friendly and is adding features to aid with combatting trolling and harassment. These changes were announced by Reddit cofounder Christopher Slowe this morning. He acknowledged…

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5 Effective Strategies for Startups to Grow Their Email Lists

By | Apr 3, 2016 at 9:05 pm

Email marketing has been dead many times, so many people say. Yet it remains the oldest and most effective technique to speak directly to your customers. Studies reveal that it has one of the highest ROI in marketing. As a startup, your priority should…

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Las Vegas

Why Dronesmith Is Targeting Indie Developers

By | Mar 24, 2016 at 4:48 pm

Las Vegas, NV-based startup Dronesmith Technologies wants to be the Unity of the drone industry. It’s an interesting thing to say, considering Unity is an independent gaming platform that independent game developers use to build video games. Very different from the world of unmanned…

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Tips for Producing the Best Investor Pitch

By | Mar 10, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Your pitch is one of the crucial elements, which can propel your business from a raw idea into an actual enterprise.  It matters. A lot. In general, all investors know that out of 100 investments only 10 will hit the jackpot (or grow into…

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90% of Tech Employees Will Leave for a Better Opportunity

By | Mar 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Tech companies should be very concerned with turnover according to the newly released yearly survey by tech staffing firm, PROTECH. The startling results indicated that 90 percent of IT Professionals are ready to make a change for a ‘better opportunity’. This is the highest reported…

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NYC

Parsons Partners with MasterCard for Fashion & Design Hack

By | Mar 2, 2016 at 12:05 pm

If you’ve ever watched Project Runway, you’ve heard of Parsons School of Design and know that it’s one of the most elite fashion design schools in the country. If students weren’t lucky enough just to attend the prestigious institution, they can sure consider themselves lucky…

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NASA Turns to Crowdsourcing to Develop Robotic Arm

By | Feb 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm

NASA has been branching out in a variety of unusual ways during the past few years, including investing $485 million into an outsourced mobile app development consolidation project and partnering with Soundcloud to bring the sounds of space exploration into everyone’s living room. One…

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LessAnalytics Wins One Month Startup Competition

By | Feb 26, 2016 at 10:00 am

There were 110 startups competing for the grand prize, but there could only be one winner. One Month, the first ever online school for entrepreneurs, just closed up its first ever startup competition where LessAnalytics came out on top. The One Month startup course…

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San Francisco

San Francisco Targets Social Issues with the Startup in Residence Project

By | Feb 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm

From housing to parking, San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee is calling on the startup community to find a solution for the city’s problems using innovative technology. Home to Silicon Valley, San Francisco is known around the world for being the center for high-tech inventions…

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Arlington

Snagajob Partners with LinkedIn, Expands Job Seeker Research

By | Feb 19, 2016 at 10:14 am

Earlier this month Arlington, VA-based Snagajob announced a $100 million round of funding so that they can make strategist hires and fuel growth. This week the company announced a new partnership with LinkedIn, the largest professional social media site, which will be a collaborative…

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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…

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Houston

Squirl Crowned Champion of Get in the Ring: US Competition

By | Feb 4, 2016 at 11:00 am

Squirl, a Houston, TX-based startup that has developed a location-based app for helping people discover books, took top prize in the final round of the Get in the Ring: United States competition hosted by the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Jef Van der…

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Apple Pay Will Soon Be Available at ATMs

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00 am

How long until credit and debit cards are truly a thing of the past? I can’t tell you the number of times (okay, probably only like twice) I had forgotten a card at home, but was thankfully able to get coffee, lunch, or a…