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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…

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MBJ Launchpad Awards £100k to the Best Tech Innovation

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 5:00 pm

With the incredible development of technology and devices we witness these days, ideas can rapidly turn into reality very fast, even making their owners very rich in a somewhat short amount of time. That is the ideal case scenario which, however, does not always…

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500 Startups Launches Distro Program in Miami

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm

500 Startups, one of the most successful startup accelerators in the country, has decided it’s time they gave the Miami scene some love.  They are planning to launch a Distro Program in Miami, one of the country’s biggest innovation hubs, especially among Latin Americans. Definitely a good…

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President Obama Permanently Establishes Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

By | Aug 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Back in 2012, President Obama’s administration launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program, a program created in partnership between the White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) that aimed to bring in innovators to help government agencies…

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Knight Foundation Funds Innovation, Improves Communities

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Over the years the Knight Foundation has granted millions of dollars with the goal of creating informed and engaged communities. In the past three, they launched a new grant fund that specifically focuses on prototyping to help media makers and techies to take an…


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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…

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7 Resources to Improve Your Programming Skills

By | Jul 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Programming used to be a tedious (and expensive) task to learn.  But in the last few years, a great number of cloud-based tools and organizations have emerged to make it easier for people and companies to learn programming, improve their code, and develop better…

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Girls in Tech Appoints 11 Phenomenal Leaders to Board of Directors

By | Jun 22, 2015 at 8:00 am

Girls in Tech has announced eleven new appointments to their Board of Directors. All of the new board members are executives and/or entrepreneurs. They come from large corporations, non-profits, and the startup world and bring with them a high quality combination of leadership, experience, mentorship, and…

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The White House and SBA Launch the ‘Startup in a Day’ Initiative and Prize Competition

By | Jun 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm

The White House and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has just announced the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing entrepreneurs and small business owners with an easier way to transform their ideas into actual businesses. Created in coordination with the National…

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Kode with Karlie Scholarship Gives 21 Teen Girls Chance to Learn Software Engineering

By | May 19, 2015 at 5:33 pm

In case you didn’t need another reason to love Karlie Kloss (the badass was just featured in Taylor Swift’s recent, feminist-charged music video for “Bad Blood”), the supermodel recently teamed up with the New York, NY-based coding school Flatiron School on a scholarship aimed…

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LaunchCode and The Idea Center at Miami Dade College to Offer Harvard-Based Computer Science Class

By | May 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Non-profit LaunchCode and The Idea Center at Miami Dade College have partnered to offer the introductory computer science course CS50xMiami to the Miami community following the Harvard and edX class’s success as a pilot program. LaunchCode co-founder Jim McKelvey announced that the class will…

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Partnering with Economic Resources Can Help Startups Grow

By | May 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm

One of the best things that can happen to any startup or entrepreneur is when you encounter other organizations willing to collaborate with you. As a startup founder I often use the willingness of like-minded organizations to partner as a litmus test of whether…

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Tulsa Startup Weekend: What is It and What to Expect

By | Apr 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

The hardest part about creating a new company is determining a viable business model. Are you creating a solution to an actual problem? Will your solution earn money? As simple as this may seem it’s not as straightforward as it sounds (ask me how…

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You Can Apply Now for the First White House Demo Day

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm

It should be no surprise by now that President Obama is not at all opposed to the integration of digital innovation and the federal government. From hosting the first White House Maker Faire last year, to getting involved in a fun BuzzFeed video to…