Dev & Design

When Designing a Platform, Don’t Forget the User

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The inherent beauty of design thinking is often lost when new platforms are put together. While designers and developers spend months building a single platform, they can get lost in the minutia of everyday tasks, often missing out on the big picture. They forget…


It’s Time to Look for Seed Funding Alternatives

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 9:15 am

Now that we’ve had a few days to digest the data from the third quarter of 2016, the trends are pretty obvious: Seed funds are down, in favor of huge stage B payouts to the companies that have already proven their worth. Nothing has…

Marketing & Social Media

The Unusually Successful Marketing Strategy Your Company Should Use

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Collaboration could be the piece that is missing from your current marketing plan. In a business climate that is cutthroat at times, we’ve often found…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome at Your Job

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Feelings of inadequacy, self-doubt, failure, and low self-esteem are common in the business world. Also known as the impostor syndrome, the inability to validate your own successes and the nagging feeling that you’re a great big fraud is more common in startup journeys than funding meetings….



Bartesian Cofounder Ryan Close Toasts to Latest Investment

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 3:30 pm

It’s always 5:00 o’clock somewhere. And when you want to have a quick cocktail, 18 seconds is all you need to get your happy hour started thanks to one handy device. Bartesian, the world’s first capsule-based, single-serve cocktail machine is toasting to their latest…


Programming education

Five Ways to Land a Programming Job Without a Degree

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Bill Gates didn’t need one – and neither do you. More so than any other profession, the software industry hones in on what you can do rather than what degree you have. Generally, graduates do have an advantage – but it’s no substitute for…

Tips & How To’s

5 Steps to Picking the Name for Your Business

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. There are a million ways your business name can go wrong — too simple, hard to pronounce, unavailable. Here’s how to choose the right one….

Digital nomad

Expect More Freelancer Representation in 2017

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Freelancers and digital nomads are on the rise in America, according to the latest data. What’s the likely result? Greater public recognition. Those living the freelance lifestyle are finally getting big enough to throw their weight around, and they’re on track to continue growing. The…


4 Valuable Insights on Balancing Entrepreneurship and Parenthood

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 4:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Having it all is difficult when it comes to entrepreneurship. It takes a lot of energy, a lot of time, and a lot of your…


Seniors Are Flocking to Entrepreneurship in Huge Numbers

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Many have said that entrepreneurship is a young man’s game. With famous innovators like Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk changing the world on a daily basis, it can be hard to argue with this notion. But in recent years, the startup climate of the…

Tips & How To’s

The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Social Media for Customer Support

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Most businesses think of social media as a place for them to spread their brand, develop relationships with potential customers, drive them to their websites, and ultimately to make a sale. And these efforts, if done right, have proved to be highly successful for…

Personal Branding

Three Myths to Avoid When it Comes to Your Personal Brand

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanized Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. Like most trendy expressions, “personal branding” has become simultaneously more popular and less…


Study: Americans Work 25 Percent More Than Europeans

By | Oct 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Workaholics are practically synonymous with Americans at this point, and a new study has just added more fuel to the stereotype. The Study As Bloomberg reports: “A new study tries to measure precisely how much more Americans work than Europeans do overall. The answer: The…

Tips & How To’s

Job Searching? Here’s How to Find the Unadvertised Positions

By | Oct 18, 2016 at 12:45 pm

There’s one big rule when it comes to job searching: Expect competition on the Monster.coms and the Indeed.coms of the world. Literally hundreds of people apply to the biggest job search sites out there, and practically none of them are qualified. You’ll get drowned out…


3 Ways to Know If You’re Cut Out for Entrepreneurship

By | Oct 18, 2016 at 10:30 am

Entrepreneurs are a unique breed. From Steve Jobs to Elon Musk, titans of innovation have a lot of unique traits that make them good at what they do. They make the best of bad situations, the exude confidence in everything they do, and their…


5 Challenges Behind Being Your Own Boss

By | Oct 17, 2016 at 9:00 pm

What drove you to start a business? You could ask any entrepreneur in the world. It doesn’t matter if they’re the CEO of a startup, a freelancer, or a small business owner. They’ll all say the same thing: They wanted to be their own…


There Are Two Kinds of Feedback. Here’s Why You Should Care.

By | Oct 17, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Everyone knows a fast-paced, highly iterative environment is essential to a winning startup. And the single best way to improve is to pay attention to the feedback your users give you. But analyzing who is giving feedback, you’ll know whether to listen to it…