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The 15 Top Countries for High Quality of Life

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 2:35 pm

The 2106 Rio Summer Olympics are set to start on August 5th and the competition between the countries of the world is heating up. But as far as the US News Best Countries report is concerned, the medals have already divvied out to the winners. And…

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These Are the Average Designer Salaries Per Industry

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 9:07 am

Invision recently released a report that looked at product design trends for this year. A good portion of that reported looked into the “average” designer. Salaries were included, allowing the report an opportunity to break down the differences in wages, on average, across the…

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The 6 Most Valuable Tech Brands in the World

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A lot has happened in the last year. The Broncos won the Super Bowl, the first female presidential candidate was nominated, and someone invented Key Lime Pie Oreos. But when it comes to ranking the tech brands of the world, little has changed when…

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The Top 20 VCs in Mobile, Based on App Downloads

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 3:03 pm

Mobile usage has seen an unprecedented rise in recent years. Just two years ago, it passed desktop usage for number of global users. The number of users has since grown to nearly 2 billion worldwide. And while thousands of venture capital firms have sunk millions…

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Here Are This Year’s Highest-Rated Tech CEOs

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When it comes to business, it’s important to be able to get the whole picture of how companies run. That means going beyond reports of equity and profits, examining how inter-company employees rate their employer. In fact, it can be beneficial to examine how…

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These Are the Smartest Countries in the World (in STEM)

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 4:15 pm

The world around you is evolving. The Internet of Things is expanding and tech startups are making the world smaller every day. But with all this technology comes a dire need for people to maintain and advance it. Luckily, science, technology, engineering and mathematics…

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The 15 Best Cities for Job Hunters

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 8:00 am

For those on the job market, finding the right position can be hard enough. But for candidates getting back into the job market, it can be hard to figure out the right moves to take to ensure employment in your dream industry. However, even…

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The Most Active VC Firms in Each State

By | Jun 1, 2016 at 1:15 pm

The importance of finding funding as a startup cannot be understated. While a driven team, quality product, and connected founder can get your company off the ground, capital is the only way to go from small startup to big business. Fortunately, there is no…

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The 20 Most Popular Social Media Platforms Worldwide

By | May 31, 2016 at 1:44 pm

Whether you are a freshly graduated teenager or a newly retired senior, social media likely plays some role in your life. You might use it to keep track of friends. You might use it to pester grandkids. You might even use it to stalk…

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Top 10 Most Prestigious Universities

By | May 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm

With graduation right around the corner, university rank is likely on everyone’s mind. And whether you’re applying for one of your favorite schools or graduating in the next few weeks, the level of prestige can go a long way in deciding your future. Fortunately, Times Higher…

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The Top 10 Countries for Work-Life Balance

By | May 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Life is about more than sitting at a desk. And if you are looking for the key to happiness when it comes to job satisfaction, look no further than work-life balance. Not only does this professional commodity prevent health issues, it also fosters creativity and…

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26 Countries Where an iPhone Is More Expensive Than In The US

By | May 23, 2016 at 3:08 pm

If you have an iPhone, you understand the fear that washes over you when it breaks. Not only is it incredibly difficult to get it fixed, but the insurance costs alone can thrust someone into bankruptcy. And while the high price tags in the…

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The 31 Top Coding Bootcamps of 2016

By | May 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Across the country, the popularity of coding bootcamps are on the rise – and with good reason. They’re accessible, inclusive, and a more flexible option for those looking to gain new technical skills in the ever-evolving job market. Plus, there’s huge potential for increasing…

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The Top 25 Cities for Startup Exits

By | May 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Startups have a number of options when it comes to an exit strategy. And while the goal is obviously to create a company that can rival Google, a hefty paycheck is all the more impressive when you made it yourself. And while a startup…

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Top 25 Startup Ecosystems, Scored by Industry

By | May 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

A startup ecosystem is defined by the amount of companies launching in a particular city. But variety can go a long way in cultivating an environment of support and interest in the startup world. While a lot of cities have particular focuses when it…

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The Top 10 Largest Startup Ecosystems in the U.S.

By | May 18, 2016 at 11:45 am

For years, the Bay Area has been considered one of the most prolific and innovative startup ecosystems in the world. With new companies sprouting up like dandelions and innovative technologies coming out of the California city like hot cakes, San Francisco and it’s surrounding…

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The Top 10 Cities for Educated Millennials

By | May 17, 2016 at 10:15 am

With graduation around the corner, the Millennials in the class of 2016 are about to enter the job market. And while their respective hometowns are likely filled with supportive parents, high school friends and enough nostalgia to choke on, many of these graduates will decide…