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Healthy Entrepreneur

Shocker: You Should be Getting More Sleep

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 7:00 pm

It used to be considered admirable if you were one of those people who could function on three hours of sleep a night, fueling yourself with Redbull through an IV drip. However, anyone who insists that they can perform at their peak on three hours…

Marketing

Storytelling is the Differentiator your Startup is Ignoring

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The classic “four Ps” of marketing, originally coined in the 1960s, described the four elements that distinguished a brand: product, price, place, and promotion. In the tech industry, the four Ps alone aren’t enough to define a brand. Consider Uber and Lyft. Because many…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Virginia Beach

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Need to Take a Beach Trip

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Summer is arguably the best time of the year, and as we near the end of the season, it’s important that you book a trip to the beach (if you haven’t already done so or gone). Why’s that? Well, if you’re an entrepreneur, hitting…

Marketing

Three Important Tips for Improving your Online Reputation

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 11:00 am

Most businesses today have realized they need an online presence, but many either haven’t made it a priority or they don’t maintain that presence properly. An online reputation is important in the business world, as it helps customers see your company in either a…

Work-life balance

How to Find a Better Work-Life Balance

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 10:00 am

Since its inception, the American higher education system has been continuously evolving, but no change has had a greater impact on learners than the introduction of modern technology into the classrooms. Once a path only for the privileged elite who could manage the financial…

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Tips & How To’s

Five Tips for Promoting a Website that is In a Difficult Niche

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 8:00 am

The best thing about going into niche marketing as a part of your career is that there are unlimited markets available. You can select a market that is parallel with your personal hobbies and interests, or you can do research on some profitable markets….

Reports & Rankings

The 5 Hottest Analytics Startups of 2014

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing analytics startups from last year, and we wanted to know: to what do they attribute their massive growth? From their responses, it’s clear that what works for one startup doesn’t necessarily work for another. DoubleDutch (ranked #3), which focuses…

Culture

What Ownership Really Means in Business

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

To me ownership is the single most important concept in business and, although equity is important, I’m not talking about actual shares or percentages of a company. I’m talking about empowering employees, partners, and coworkers to be able to make decisions. Ownership equates to…

Profiles

London

From Punjab to Profit: Why I Moved my Startup to London’s Tech City

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

Facebook. Pinterest. Zenefits. Twitter. Jawbone. Uber. In the startup world, we are lead to to believe that unicorns are born in Silicon Valley. And in many cases, they are. Accelerators, incubators, meetups, and startup competitions all form part of a burgeoning ecosystem which relies…

Venture Capital

Women Founders Outperform Men and 9 Other Industry Insights from First Round Capital

By | Jul 29, 2015 at 5:17 pm

According to First Round Capital, a top venture capital firm located in Philadelphia, PA, women founders outperform men. In a report published by the firm yesterday, First Round Capital revealed the finding as one of ten major insights it has learned over the past…

Finance

Former Obama Tech Advisor: Bitcoin Could Transform Government (in 5 Quotes)

By | Jul 29, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Bitcoin, the digital currency infamous for wild swings in value and black market transactions, could have profound implications for the future of public services. Tech optimists at the highest levels of government are exploring how the same technology that makes bitcoin anonymous could make…

Reports & Rankings

Top 25 Highest-Paying College Majors

By | Jul 29, 2015 at 11:00 am

As we approach the period at which college students begin (or continue) their higher education journeys, those of us who have already been through those transformative years are once again reminded of our misguided decisions to pursue that art history/creative writing/music/religious studies/[insert your creative…

Tips & How To’s

6 Critical Ways To Establish Trust and Credibility for Your Business

By | Jul 29, 2015 at 10:00 am

Your product or service is now second to the trust your customer has in you. Starting in 2012 and every year since, the Edelman Trust Barometer findings clearly show that trust in a company in more important to consumers than product or service quality….

Programs & Resources

Startups Gain Access to Amazon’s Retail Expertise and Infrastructure

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 8:06 pm

It was only a matter of time before Amazon decided to jump full force into the startup world. They have an astounding amount of resources to offer young innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups, and today they officially made their pantheon available to all. Amazon announced…