Startup Funding in 5 Stages

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Raising money for your startup is never fun, but it might be the only way to get your business off the ground. It is a time-consuming, and often humbling experience. Many founders would rather have a root canal than seek investment, but is part…


Why Time Tracking Is Essential for Web Developers

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm

We are all used to the saying “time is money.” And nevertheless, many of us have a hard time both adopting this viewpoint to our daily lives and having others see that our time is indeed precious. Web developers, coders, and programmers constitute one of…


Richard Branson Wrote a Poem about Entrepreneurship 

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 11:00 am

For his 65th year on earth, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson is taking on 65 challenges – one of which is to write a poem for entrepreneurs. Challenge accepted! Sir Branson wrote a 16-line poem of rhyming couplets, expounding on his views about business….

Dev & Design

Los Angeles

Citrusbyte Wants the World to Build Better Software

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 10:00 am

I think that the value of a well-built API is somewhat underrated these days. I’m not saying that people don’t appreciate them – I just think that they’ve become so commonplace we tend to forget just how much they simplify life for a lot…

Tips & How To’s

Speaking the right social media lingo

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Think of the different ways you communicate with people when you speak to them: How you chat to a group of friends over dinner is different than how you speak during a business meeting. You change the way you speak and behave, depending on…


Tips & How To’s

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Your Impostor Syndrome

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Emilie Elice-Label is the Founder and CEO of San Francisco based mobile real estate startup Frontdoor. While building her previous project she found herself questioning her own role and input: “What do you think you’re doing? You’re slowing the company down. “Everyone is moving forward why can’t…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Hyperloop Technologies Raises $80M

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 5:02 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup, we’ve got a lot of major funding news. Things you may have missed in the news: the China-based ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing reported today that it has entered a major partnership with Lyft that will enable users of each…

Marketing & Social Media

Paul Singh Launches a Public Speaking Class for Entrepreneurs 

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 9:31 am

Paul Singh, formerly of 500 Startups and Disruption Corporation, is launching a free online public speaking course for entrepreneurs next Monday – because if there’s anything more terrifying than public speaking, it’s public speaking about your most cherished (business) baby. According to Singh, he…

Dev & Design

5 of the Best Android App Development Frameworks

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 7:02 pm

Android developers have a tough question to answer when it comes to choosing a development framework for their Android app. The question is, which development framework will work best? Think about turning an iOS app into an Android one. How do you do that? The…

HR and Recruiting

Should You Hire for Culture Fit or Talent?

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 5:07 pm

When hiring your core team, do you choose talent over culture fit, or attitude over talent? This is probably one of the most pressing questions many companies today are struggling with, especially startups. When your company is just starting up, it is essential to hire candidates who believe…


3 Crucial Technologies to Boost Workplace Productivity

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Apart from traditional workplace management methods, modern HR professionals need to be savvy with the latest tech trends in order to come up with profitable and up-to-date ways to boost workplace productivity. The rapid influx of technology has led to the development of a…


Are you Helping to Waste $37 Billion?

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

There is a problem with a project? Have a meeting. We need to brainstorm new ideas? Meeting. We need to give feedback for employees? 1 on 1 meetings with everyone. We need to decide what brand of coffee should be in the office? That’s right,…


8 Tips for Successful (and Quick) Meetings [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 9:00 am

At the core of every successful company are productive and effective team meetings. There are likely very few people in the world who love meetings, but successful meetings are a necessity for business. How are team members supposed to collaborate, brainstorm, make group decisions, or build a…

Reports & Rankings

The 13 Most Powerful Women in Tech (by Fortune) 

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Last week, Fortune released its annual list of the Most Powerful Women in Business – including thirteen female executives from the US tech industry. HP CEO Meg Whitman and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg came in at #7 and #8, with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer…


San Francisco

My Date With Diversity at the Tech Inclusion Conference

By | Sep 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

At the beginning of July Wayne Sutton, General Partner at BUILDUP VC, reached out to me about a side project he had been working on for a while: Anonymously Ask a Black Person. I had the privilege to get Sutton on the phone and dig…


5 Steps to Take Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

By | Sep 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

While some people manage to maintain a 9-to-5 job and work on their personal business projects on the side, at a certain point you’ll need to make the big choice: your business or your day job. These days, the “quit the job to become…