Jobs

5 Ways to Succeed at Your Next Whiteboard Interview

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Having a job interview on the books can be incredibly stressful. But if you’re expecting the interviewer to insist on the whiteboard to show off your abilities, it doesn’t have to be nerve wrecking. Mukai Matsiga of Galvanize provides some insight on how this portion of…

Opinion/Analysis

Don’t Kid Yourself: Smartphones Are a Professional Necessity

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 11:20 am

A little more than ten years ago, the iPhone burst onto the market with more ferocity and popularity than any previous product launch in recent memory. While critics complained about everything from the size to the price tag, people lined up around the block…

Opinion/Analysis

5 Marital Lessons That Apply to Every Startup

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 9:15 am

“Long-term commitment.” “In sickness and in health.” “Through good times and bad.” Those are statements we commonly associate with a strong marriage, and for good reason. A marriage needs that kind of emotional investment to survive the many ups and downs life throws our…

Business

Should You Include IPOs in Your Investment Portfolio?

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The business world has gone fully digital and trading is no exception. You no longer have to rely on your technical charts showing up in the mail nor do you have to wait for your favorite stock report to make trading recommendations. You can…

SXSW

Austin

Samuel Adams Announces Participants in SXSW Pitch Competition

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 4:30 pm

SXSW is inching closer, and today Samuel Adams is announcing the participants in their SXSW pitch competition. As part of the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream popup, a program designed to give small food or beverage entrepreneurs a leg up, four startups will vie for…

Energy

5 Reasons Companies Should Turn Their Waste Into Profits

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 9:15 am

Every time a food or beverage is produced and every time a personal care product is manufactured, a tremendous amount of waste is inevitably generated. Many byproducts (or what we as consumers call “waste”) of production processes simply cannot be economically utilized — fibers,…

Business

How to Leverage Technology to Streamline Your Business

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 8:30 pm

As technology continues to evolve, business owners are constantly presented with new opportunities to improve and streamline day-to-day operations. Technology has long been recognized as both a time and money-saver. However, not every new trend or development makes good business sense. If you are…

SXSW

Austin

These Companies Are Competing at SXSW Startup Night [Poll]

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 4:30 pm

SXSW is place of collaboration and community. With thousands of people in attendance to see everything from film premieres to innovative products, the atmosphere is abuzz with enough entrepreneurial enthusiasm to power a small ship. But while being supportive is a staple of the…

Trends

Baltimore

Terra’s Kitchen Meal Prep Reduces Waste, Offers Healthier Eats [Review]

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Whether you’re short on time or uninspired in the kitchen, there is no doubt that the likes of Blue Apron and HelloFresh have done wonders to the food you eat. However, the more popular food delivery services have two common issues: they are not…

Funding

These 15 Techstars Startups Raised Over $1 Million in 2017

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 11:20 am

Raising capital is no easy feat for any founder. Sometimes, it takes longer than you think to raise the amount of capital you need to keep your business moving forward. Fortunately, there’s a wide range of people out there willing to take a chance on…

Trends

8 Design Trends to Watch Out For in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 10:30 am

In the digital world, standards and practices are always on the move. Whether it’s marketing tactics, means of funding, or hiring solutions, the only constant in business is change. With these kind of perpetually shifting trends, it can be hard to nail down a…

SXSW

Austin

10 Startups Launching New Products at SXSW Release It [Poll]

By | Mar 6, 2017 at 2:20 pm

If you’ve ever been to SXSW, you already know that its a hotbed for burgeoning startups with new and innovative ideas. Whether it’s Foursquare making its debut in 2009 or Twitter using the conference’s popularity to make itself known in the social media landscape, SXSW…

Security

Artificial Intelligence Startups Are Winning the Cybersecurity Race

By | Mar 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm

A new era of AI began around 2010. Computer power capacity significantly increased and neural networks could be integrated into a GPU chip that enabled calculations to speed up experiments. Also, the rise of smartphones and cloud storage services allowed for the consolidation of enormous amount…

Business

Six Strategies Entrepreneurs Can Use to Grow Their Startup Online

By | Mar 3, 2017 at 8:30 pm

If you want to have any hope of achieving lasting success as an entrepreneur, you will need to use digital marketing to grow and expand your startup. Although you will come across a range of online marketing platforms that you can use, not all…

Opinion/Analysis

12 Entrepreneurs Share Their First-Year Lessons in Business

By | Mar 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Fresh entrepreneurs get full of optimism and pure energy, finally cutting loose of the J.O.B. grind – it all looks all too sweet. They are ready to work their days off, to tackle all the tasks in a single breath. This feeling, however, lasts mostly by…

Business

5 Ecommerce Startup Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

By | Mar 3, 2017 at 10:30 am

E-commerce startups are all the rage these days. Despite the abundance of reports that show the high failure rate of startups, the flames of the entrepreneurial spirit burns brighter than ever. As an aspiring entrepreneur, you need to eliminate self-doubt and be willing to…

Business

How to Bring a Dying Brand Back to Life

By | Mar 3, 2017 at 9:15 am

Can a brand come back to life? Marketers and customers have often wondered this. Well-known and successful brands like Marvel, Apple, Lego, and Volkswagen have all been on the verge of dying out before turning things around. There’s even a company that has been purchasing and…