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Your STEM Degree May Not Be Worth as Much as You Think

By | May 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

According to a recent report released by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW), going after that STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) degree won’t necessarily make you a rich man or woman later on in life. The report – titled The…

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How Much Funding to Raise in Each Round

By | May 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Unless you come from the world of finance, sitting down with your startup team and figuring out how much funding to raise can be a bit daunting. Hundreds of thousands of dollars? Millions? Our brains can barely make sense of such huge amounts. If…

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10 Countries with the Top Skills & Education in This Economy

By | May 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm

According to a recent report released by the World Economic Forum, the United States is not doing enough to leverage their human capital. The World Economic Form’s Human Capital Report 2015 shows that the U.S. doesn’t even rank among the top ten countries in…

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The 5 Fastest-Growing Seed Startups of 2014

By | May 14, 2015 at 12:30 pm

To succeed today, you have to anticipate the future – and the fastest-growing seed startups of 2014 are nothing if not futuristic. A cup that detects calories, an app for 24-hour friendships, a service to loan Bitcoins – all these ideas would have been…

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The Top 10 States with the Most Remote Workers

By | May 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Remote workers are a unique breed because their choice of where to live is completely separate from their choice of job, making the world their oyster. FlexJobs recently released a ranking of the top states remote workers choose to settle in – which gives…

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20 Best Cities to Start a Business In

By | Apr 28, 2015 at 12:30 pm

San Francisco regularly tops lists of the best cities to start a business, but you won’t find it on the top of this list – in fact, it’s #130/150. WalletHub just announced 2015’s Best Cities to Start a Business, their ranking of the 150…

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The Top 6 Perks Employees Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

A January survey conducted by TechnologyAdvice revealed the top employee perks that workers want: Flexible schedules or remote work (31.8%) Free gym membership (24.1%) Free food or catered lunches (19.4%) Casual dress code (11.8%) Mentoring or development programs (8.6%) Recreational games like ping-pong (4.4%) (Startups,…

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Top 10 SaaS Startups in Chicago Tech

By | Apr 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

In the past few years, the Chicago (and greater Chicagoland) tech scene has developed into one of the most robust startup ecosystems in the country. At the same time, we seen a rapid move towards the utilization of the Internet to provide services (specificaly…

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U.S. Places 7th in Ranking of Digital Savvy

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm

How tech savvy is your country? According to the 2015 edition of The Global Information Technology Report published by the World Economic Forum, the United States ranks 7th in terms of its digital savvy. The report looks at countries around the world per their…

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Rich Teens More Active on Instagram and Snapchat Than Facebook

By | Apr 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm

While some research published last summer showed that Facebook is still very much a part of the average American teenager’s life, it failed to show the dichotomy between those teens who actively use Facebook versus those who merely use it out of necessity. According…

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Will a Coding Bootcamp Increase Your Salary? [STUDY]

By | Apr 9, 2015 at 11:00 am

Coding bootcamps will probably increase your salary, suggests a new study by Switchup. Switchup surveyed over 300 graduates of coding bootcamps about their experience. 59% of those graduates saw their salaries increase six months after the program, and the average increase was $23,000. Meanwhile,…

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10 States with the Most Startup Employees

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In the hottest states in the country, tens of thousands of people are employed at startups – as many as 130,000 startup employees in California. One of the reasons why Barack Obama loves startups and Steve Case loves startups is because they create jobs….

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Why Your Employees Want to Quit

By | Apr 3, 2015 at 9:00 am

About 10 months into my first job after college, my supervisor came into my office and delivered the news: she was going to quit, and I would probably be promoted. It was bittersweet, because I had to admit that I was going to quit…

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The 10 Fastest-Growing Startup Industries in 2014

By | Apr 2, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Cloud is old news, right? Think again – cloud computing topped Mattermark‘s list of the fastest-growing startup industries in 2014, far ahead of the pack. Mattermark measures industry growth by looking at the growth of individual startups, taking into account monthly unique website visitors, weekly…

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