Reports & Rankings

Top Venture-Backed Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Startups

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

When it comes to augmented and virtual reality, Oculus isn’t the only company in the industry that’s managed to earn wide commercial success. Sure, Oculus may have been acquired by Facebook for a cool $2 billion last year, but overall augmented reality and virtual…

Tips & How To’s


3 Tips from LeadsCon to Improve Your B2B Lead Generation Strategies

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Last week, the Big Apple hosted the ultimate conference for performance marketing and lead generation: LeadsCon. The conference was buzzing with energy as hundreds of industry professionals gathered for two days to discuss changing dynamics and top trends of lead generation in the B2B…

Digital nomad


Learn Entrepreneurship in Balinese Paradise [PHOTOS] 

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

You wake up in your Balinese villa, and have a dip in the pool before the equatorial sun climbs too high. Breakfast is ready for you afterward – organic, of course – and the day is filled with intensive, mind-expanding workshops. During meditation class,…


How Transparency Stops Gossip in your Organization

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

Talking behind others’ backs destroys organizations. Gossiping is a constant problem that almost every company has to deal with. The best way to handle situations like this is to understand the root of the problem. Most of the time, the issue occurs because people…


Tech Tools That You Can Use To Make Tax Preparation Easy

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

E-filing is nowadays used as opposed to the common practice of mailed-in returns and there are many tech tools that aid you in making tax preparation easier and faster. Whether you use apps or calculators, the result is making the entire process a lot less…


Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Be a Helpful Angel Investor

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The annual Midas List may be filled with the biggest name VCs, but I firmly believe that the strongest startups ubiquitously begin with ardent support from capable and helpful angel investors. Sadly, many current angel investors choose not to lift a finger to help…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Aquicore, DecisionSim, and Area360 Bring in More Funding

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 5:14 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup, we’ve got some funding news impacted by yesterday’s announcement of the 1776 Seed Fund. Other things you may have missed in the news: Facebook is apparently going to spend $200 million to expand its data facility in Oregon (the…

Reports & Rankings

Pew Study: We’re Basically on Our Phones All the Time

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 12:54 pm

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, Americans are almost never away from their mobile phones. It also notes that of the 92 percent of U.S. adults owning some kind of cellphone, 90 percent say their phones are frequently with them…

Reports & Rankings

The 5 Hottest Series D Startups from 2014 

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 10:00 am

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing Series D startups from last year in its Startup Traction Report, and the top three are all services in the sharing economy. The sharing economy refers to goods or services that are rented or borrowed among people, rather than…

Tips & How To’s

Rule Maker vs. Rule Breaker: Tips for Parenting in the Digital Age

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 10:00 pm

As news-consuming parents, we are inundated with research findings telling us exactly how many hours a day children should be spending on their devices; or how over exposure to screen time may take a toll on them down the road. While reading what the…


4 Steps to Scale Fast and Not Kill Your Company’s Momentum

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Things are going great. Your company is growing faster than a teenager in baby clothes…Huh?? You get the point. While this is an exciting time, it’s also a time when your company is vulnerable. Scaling fast generally means things are headed in a positive…

Programs & Resources

San Diego

Ideator Builds an Online Incubator Platform

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

In response to the needs of its growing user base, Ideator, a web-based company devoted to fostering global innovation and entrepreneurship, announces the release of several new features designed to enhance its technology platform. The upgrade will allow Ideator members to more easily capture…


The Art to Having Productive Meetings

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Meetings are an inescapable part of the corporate world. Everybody has to attend them whether you’re a rank-and-file worker, supervisor, manager, or even CEO. In fact, the higher one goes up the corporate ladder, the more meetings it seems there are to attend. Meetings are…

Reports & Rankings

Top Venture-Backed Drone Startups

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

According to the Frontier Tech Report released by CB Insights last Friday, drone companies have raised $285 million since 2014. While that’s certainly nowhere close to the amount of funding thus far funneled into space startups, the amount of financing activity into the industry…

Venture Capital

Brad Feld: Investors Are Like Dungeons & Dragons Characters

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 10:00 am

In a recent Kauffman Founders School video, Foundry Group managing director Brad Feld compared venture capitalists to Dungeons & Dragons characters – to make the point that they don’t all have the same skills and levels. “I like to describe [venture capital firms] as…

Programming education

3 Reasons to Learn Multiple Programming Languages

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

Ten years ago, Shutterstock was loyal to one programming language and one programming language only: Perl. But times have changed. Its tech team of “die-hard” Perl developers has expanded into a multilingual team that now programs in Node.js, Ruby, Java, Python, PHP, and Objective-C….

Programs & Resources

10 Business Major Scholarships Worth Applying For

By | Aug 31, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Majoring in business can open doors to a variety of careers, from those in finance to management, sales, or entrepreneurship. That could be why more business degrees are awarded than any other major. If you’re considering a business related course of study, here are…