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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…

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…

HR and Recruiting

Motivate your Team and Create Employee Engagement with Braavoo

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 5:02 pm

Peter is every manager’s dream: he continually meets his deadlines, willingly stays past five o’clock to tie up loose ends, and is the definition of “team player.” In short, he’s a rock star employee. To hold on to top-notch employees like Peter, both employers…

Programming education

Miami

Miami’s Wyncode Academy Announces Coding Scholarships for Low-Income Residents

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

Wyncode Academy, the Miami, FL-based coding school, announced this morning that it will provide coding and entrepreneurship scholarships to residents from low-income neighborhoods in Miami-Dade County. The announcement comes a few months after Wyncode joined the New Economy Skills Training Association (NESTA) this past…

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Reports & Rankings

San Francisco

The Top 20 Startup Ecosystems Ranked

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 2:52 pm

Silicon Valley, New York City, and Los Angeles topped the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015, a list of the best startup cities released today. A wealth of research went into this ranking, including 11,000 surveys by entrepreneurs and experts in the past five months,…

HR and Recruiting

Personality in the Workplace: Why It’s Important & 5 Tests To Measure It

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

In today’s work world, managers and HR professionals want employees who bring more to their organization than work-related skills. It’s the employees who are engaged and loyal to the organization that succeed and move up through the ranks, and personality assessment technology is making…

Legal

Get Your Legal Questions Answered Fast with Polished

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm

We recently heard about a startup that is bringing the Netflix model to the legal industry. Polished, launched earlier this month, offers a monthly subscription to those who have legal questions about their businesses. Most entrepreneurs don’t know much about the legal side of things and turn…

Dev & Design

Is Android the OS of the Future?

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Microsoft Windows has dominated the OS market for decades – pretty much as long as computers have been commercially available. With near impunity, Windows has done everything it can to retain its control; until now, that is. If any company could challenge Microsoft and…

Dev & Design

Here’s a Guideline to Choosing an App Development Company

By | Jul 25, 2015 at 10:00 pm

In this era of the digital, one cannot deny the fact that the success of any business directly relates to its presence on mobile. Connectivity with customers has always played a key role in business and, today, the only way to keep yourself connected…

Tips & How To’s

How To Build Your Online Estate: Tips For Newcomers To Online Business

By | Jul 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Nowadays it’s hard to imagine a successful business without an online presence. Your organization should have a website, a platform, or at least an account or a group inside a social network. In fact the majority of developed society worldwide contributes its intelligence, efforts, and…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Encourage Your Team to Produce Transformational Technology

By | Jul 25, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Nobody likes waiting in line. Online banking and services such as PayPal swooped in to give people their time back. They changed the way consumers participated in mundane tasks they no longer wanted to be part of. Thousands of technology companies are competing to…

Tips & How To’s

Should Your Company Choose Off-the-Shelf or Bespoke Software Solutions?

By | Jul 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

Off-the-shelf software offers convenience for millions of customers. All that’s needed is to visit a store virtually or in person, and then purchase the item. However, can off-the-shelf software adequately meet the needs or expectations of a business? The Differences between Off-the-Shelf and Bespoke…

Psychology

Empathy: the Most Important Thing

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Here is a true story. One day during the summer before I turned fourteen, I was at a day camp near Walden Lake in Massachusetts. My friend, Scott, was playfully teasing another camper, Monica, about her mascara-smeared eyebrows – an accident she had caused…