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Atlanta

Tech Talent South, Atlanta-based Code Immersion Program, Kicks off 6th Session

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The sixth session of rapidly growing programming education startup Tech Talent South is about to kick off their Atlanta-based 8-week Code Immersion Program. This program is ranked as one of the top coding bootcamps in the South, and this code immersion program will be hosted at local coworking…

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Here Are the Top Feeder Schools You Should Attend If You Want a Job at Google, Apple, or Facebook

By | Jan 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

As the spring semester approaches, college students across the country are all likely busily brushing up their resumes and diligently applying and interviewing for jobs at some of the top companies in the world. I remember it fondly, from both friends and random people…

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Business

The Hacker’s Guide to User Acquisition: How to Leverage Twitter

By | Jan 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Austen Allred, Co-founder of Grasswire, recently shared a marketing information guide on /r/Startups because “most of the marketing information out there is very high-level and mostly BS.” He calls it The Hacker’s Guide to User Acquisition, and various acquisition channels are broken down, step-by-step….

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Why You Should Read More Books in the New Year

By | Jan 1, 2015 at 5:22 pm

Last night, instead of being a fun human being and partying it up at a wild New Year’s Eve party, I spent the evening cooking a pot of blanquette de veau, sitting around in my parents’ living room, and finishing up a few books…

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60 Free Computer Science College Courses You Can Take Online in 2015

By | Jan 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop.  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things you can do for yourself in 2015, the one thing you definitely need to do is…

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15 Time Wasters to Avoid If You Want to Be More Successful in 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Dec 31, 2014 at 4:30 pm

A thing that’s great: binge watching episodes of The Gilmore Girls on Netflix. A thing that’s even better: doing said Netflix watching whilst openly refusing to read through the Chinese language review book I bought for myself months ago. A thing that’s terrible: both things do not,…

Business

25 Top Job Skills That Got People Hired in 2014

By | Dec 31, 2014 at 8:00 am

With more than 330 million members currently on its platform, LinkedIn is a massive treasure trove of data. With information on the educational and professional backgrounds of people from across the world, the professional social network has become an invaluable tool for anyone trying to…

Entrepreneur

Here’s a Survival Guide for the Millennial Entrepreneur

By | Dec 29, 2014 at 8:00 am

Entrepreneurship is hot – and Millennials everywhere are choosing to take the entrepreneur route than the more traditionally popular course into corporate America. According to data gathered in 2013 by Rasmussen College, of those Millennials currently at the typical 9-to-5 job, 71 percent desire to quit and work…

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25 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs [VIDEO]

By | Dec 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm

What does it take to become a successful entrepreneur? Does it help to be a creative person? Or maybe is it more beneficial if you’re numbers-driven? For startup founders, it’s a thought that’s undoubtedly always running through their minds. Entrepreneur looked precisely at the…

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Social Media Use by Marketers Crucial, but UK Firms can Face Fines without Management Software

By | Dec 21, 2014 at 2:22 pm

As the world of marketing centers around customers, it is primarily dictated by their preferences and trends. Although the use of social media is now a popular tool in any marketer’s arsenal, there is still a certain amount of ambiguity over how to use…

Entrepreneur

A Career Guide to Becoming a Computer Programmer or Engineer

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm

In a recent ranking of the highest-paying starting salaries per college major, lines of study connected to engineering or computing dominated most of the top spots. While this information is certainly useful for those wanting to get into some pretty lucrative fields post-college, it’s…

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NYC

David Tisch to Join Cornell Tech as Head of its Startup Studio

By | Dec 3, 2014 at 4:30 pm

This morning, Cornell University announced that entrepreneur, investor, and Techstars NYC cofounder David Tisch will join Cornell Tech as head of its Startup Studio. In this role, Tisch will work alongside Cornell Tech’s Chief Entrepreneurial Office and former Twitter CTO, Greg Pass, to develop the capstone…

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Stanford Beats Out Harvard in Most Recent Ranking of Best MBA Programs

By | Dec 2, 2014 at 8:00 pm

If you didn’t already believe that everyone wants in on the startup life, then the most recent rankings on the best MBA programs should hopefully put you in the believer camp. For the first time since 2010 (when the rankings were first compiled), Harvard…

Entrepreneur

Learn About the 9 Key Frameworks of Entrepreneurship from Stanford [VIDEO]

By | Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 am

If you’re new to entrepreneurship and haven’t yet touched a book on the topic – let alone taken a course on it – give yourself twenty minutes this week to watch this video from Stanford University to learn about the 9 key frameworks of…

Business

Learn.Onevest Launches as an Educational Resource for Startup Founders and Investors

By | Nov 21, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Onevest, the online equity crowdfunding platform that connects early-stage startups with accredited investors, has announced the launch of Learn.Onevest, a free peer-to-peer learning platform for entrepreneurs and investors. This new education platform for startups is the result of a partnership with General Assembly, Draper…

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A Closer Look at the US Government’s Cloud First Project

By | Nov 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Back in 2010, President Barack Obama announced that he would spearhead a federal government ‘Cloud First’ initiative that would aim to streamline IT services delivery. Little by little, federal agencies have begun implementing cloud into their workflows which has saved the federal government up…

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Girls in Tech Launches the Global Classroom

By | Nov 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Call it a new online learning platform that will connect girls across the world access to online courses, tools, and resources to help them improve their knowledge in STEM related fields. The platform is The Girls in Tech Global Classroom and it will launch this December….