Tips & How To’s

5 Actionable Social Media Tips for Startups

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm

According to Rantic, over 78% of people who use the Internet are highly active on social media. This stat includes all demographics. This means that your followers, clients, customers, and prospective customers are paying attention to your activity, and that what you are doing…

Reports & Rankings

Top Venture-Backed Space Startups

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm

Since 2014, space startups have raised more than $1.8 billion – with $1.76 billion of that raised in just the first half of 2015 (all thanks to mega-rounds raised by SpaceX and OneWeb). This according to a recently released Frontier Tech Report by CB…

Marketing

How to Improve your ROI via Effective Content Curation

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 11:00 am

Content is king when it comes to user engagement and SEO purposes. Both your prospective users and Google are looking for high level content all the time and today most companies and professionals  know they cannot afford not to blog on their website. With…

Tips & How To’s

3 Pieces of PR Advice Startup Founders Can Use

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00 pm

I’ve witnessed the adversarial relationships that can grow between startup founders and the media that cover them because part of my job is to sit in between the two so that they both get some of what they want. Seeing the conflicting interests are…

Tips & How To’s

5 Instagram Content Tips Your Business Can’t Live Without

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Social media use is growing at a rapid pace. With 300 million monthly active users, Instagram in particular is a social platform that many brands are turning to. Everyone is on it, and it’s where companies need to be to reach their audience. In…

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Women's issues

Why Don’t More Women Want to Work in Tech?

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

While equality in the workplace is slowly improving for women in general, the percentage of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers — particularly tech and engineering — is actually declining. In 2013, only 23 percent of U.S. computing jobs were held…

Reports & Rankings

The 5 Hottest Series C Startups from 2014 

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing Series C startups from last year in its Startup Traction Report, and they are a snapshot of modern trends. We are taking our education into our own hands, learning new skills through General Assembly and Udemy. We are pursuing…

Profiles

NYC

Financial Trading Data is More Accessible with Money.Net

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

Financial trading is a long-told story, glamorized in movies and splashed across the news showcasing the highs and lows of its lifestyle. What’s rarely showcased is the technology behind what makes it all possible. For decades, trading floors have been a disaster of intertwining…

Tips & How To’s

The 4 Step Guide To Blogging As a Business

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 9:00 am

Blogging can be hard. Especially for a business that has numerous other channels to cater – sales, user-experience marketing, etc. However, blogging for businesses is still most traffic-boosting and lead-generating content delivery platform. Here are 5 facts to prove the point of having a…

Entrepreneur

Fantasy Football’s History is a Metaphor for Your Startup

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

The official kickoff for the 2015 NFL season is right around the corner, we’re burning through preseason, but right now it’s all about fantasy football drafts. Literally everybody’s doing it: all you need is a laptop, internet, and one of the many free platforms…

Lifestyle

The Sleeping Habits of 21 Entrepreneurs [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm

A while back, we posed a question to our readers: is sleep even necessary for entrepreneurs? Across the board, it seemed that entrepreneur sleeping habits varied greatly – with some sleeping more while some less, and with many more variations on bed times. Home…

Marketing

Marketing Mistakes that Will Kill Your New Business

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

You can have a really good business idea, a product that is world-class, and your social network presence might be powerful, but your startup can still fail. In most situations, the problem is that you are using an improper marketing campaign. While many startups fail because…

Reports & Rankings

Carnegie Mellon Tops List of ‘STEMinist’ Colleges [RANKINGS]

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In the last two decades, we’ve seen decreased representation of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields – with only 15 percent of women pursuing STEM careers compared to 31 percent of men. In colleges across America, men continue to dominate STEM…

Tips & How To’s

10 Ways to Use your Email Signature to Promote your Campaigns

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 12:40 pm

In today’s technology driven marketplace, being able to offer an incredible customer and prospect experience with your brand and the content you create is important. There are a number of ways to do this, but getting the word out to keep them engaged is…

Data

Algebraix Library Brings Algebra to Data Usage

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 10:00 am

The rise of the Internet and digital platforms used around the world is generating an ever-increasing amount of data, like nothing that has previously been seen. For a better understanding of this phenomenon, from 2010 to 2015, global data production grew more than 6-fold,…

Reports & Rankings

The Top 10 Global Startup Scenes (According to a VC Firm) 

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 9:00 am

SparkLabs, a global seed fund, today released a list of the top 10 global startup scenes in a presentation called Global Technology Trends & Startup Hubs 2015.  The list puts a heavy emphasis on whether startups in the region are exiting: selling or going public…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Build Winning Brands

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 7:00 pm

You don’t have to investigate the marketing world for more than a moment to understand one key statement: brand is king. Your company’s brand is its lifeblood, its reason for existing, its greatest success, and potentially, its biggest downfall. One realization that entrepreneurs tend…