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DC Is the Top City for Women in Tech

By | Feb 29, 2016 at 9:00 am

Nashville may be the best city for women-owned businesses, but DC is the best city for women in tech. This is the second year in a row that the capital region has earned the title, according to a report produced by SmartAsset, a financial software company. Kansas…

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The Best and Worst Metro Areas for Women-Owned Businesses

By | Feb 23, 2016 at 10:35 am

Did you know that women-owned businesses account for nearly one third of all privately held companies in the U.S? Did you know that women-owned businesses are growing 1.5 times faster than the national average? Did you know that while March may be Women’s History…


Digitalundivided Calls Attention to Black Women Founders in #ProjectDiane

By | Feb 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

Things are better than they were a decade ago, but there is still a serious lack of diversity in tech, especially when it comes to tech startup founders. There are a lot of people talking about how to make tech more inclusive and diverse,…

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The Best and Worst Dating Apps of the Year

By | Feb 10, 2016 at 10:00 am

You may not be a fan of Valentine’s Day, but who doesn’t love love? There’s a reason that hundreds of dating sites and apps exist; and a good number of them are doing pretty well (except for the one you’re trying to get funded)….

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Top 15 Cities for Young Professionals

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 11:51 am

Young professionals across the country are looking for a place to live that fulfills them on several levels. They want a city that has plenty of other people ages 25-34 living there, lots of new people moving in, low crime, rent, and unemployment, high…

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Study Shows Online Dating Still Not as Effective as Offline

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 10:37 am

How often do you talk to people through text? How often to do you talk to people in person? Do you do one more than the other? It probably depends what type of person you are. Certain people thrive on being surrounded by others,…

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The Most Well-Funded Startups By State

By | Feb 1, 2016 at 9:00 am

Have you ever thought, “What is the most well-funded startup in North Dakota?” I’m guessing not – unless you happen to live in North Dakota and have a startup. We tend to hear about the same companies (I purposely didn’t use the word “startup”…

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Ultimate Software Ranked Top Tech Place to Work in 2016

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 9:56 am

We hear about plenty of tech companies that have fun perks and give off the impression that they are a fun place to work. For some of them that’s probably the case, for others its probably just a facade to lure recent grads with…

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Glassdoor’s Top Jobs of 2016: Data Scientists Are on Top

By | Jan 25, 2016 at 9:00 am

Do you think you have one of the best jobs in the world? I sincerely hope that you do, but you probably don’t. What does it mean to have the “best job in the world?” Of course any list that claims to show the…

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Here Are the Startup Failure Rates by Industry

By | Jan 12, 2016 at 9:00 am

If all startups were successful, everyone would be an entrepreneur. Starting up involves risk, a lot of it. There’s a very real probability that your startup will fail. It might have nothing to do with how you ran it, it could be based on a…

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Applause Ranks Top Health and Fitness Apps

By | Dec 30, 2015 at 3:24 pm

If you’re like me, when it comes to health and fitness tracking apps, you listen to word of mouth reviews above all else. There are so many options out there, and it’s hard to cut through all of the noise on your own to find the best…

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Global Connectivity Speeding Up, According to State of the Internet Report

By | Dec 18, 2015 at 11:15 am

Yesterday, Akamai Technologies, a leader in content delivery network services, released its Third Quarter, 2015 State of the Internet Report. The main things the report looked at were global connection speed, the exhaustion of IPv4, and the adoption of IPv6 (which begs the question: what happened…

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10 Best Cities for Millennials Right Now

By | Dec 14, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Many people may not want to admit this, but Millennials are taking over the world. This generation has some members old enough to run for Congress, while the younger ones are graduating college and just starting to pave their ways in this big scary…

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Airbnb, Hubspot, Facebook Among Best Places to Work

By | Dec 9, 2015 at 11:00 am

In its annual ranking of “Best Places to Work” – which was just released – Glassdoor ranks companies like Airbnb, Guidewire, Hubspot, and Facebook among this year’s best companies to work for. The ranking is compiled using ratings and reviews provided by Glassdoor users…

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5 Most Eco-Friendly Cities and Why You Should Startup There

By | Nov 30, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Siemens recently released its Green City Index, which evaluates cities around the world and evaluates them based on environmental performance. The study looked at 120 cities in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and North America. It ranked things like CO2 emissions, alternative transportation options, water…

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The 12 Most Powerful Women in DC Tech

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Washingtonian Magazine recently posted a list of Washington’s most powerful women. This list features women across many different sectors – arts, philanthropy, education, law, and religion, just to name a few. However, one sector that appears to be missing is tech. While tech was not…

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Intel, GoPro Among Top 30 Companies Hiring Freelancers

By | Nov 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The freelance economy – both in the United States and across the globe – has outpaced expectations in recent years. Of course, this shouldn’t come as a surprise: with an overall economy shifting to a wider focus on startups and an increasing, individual requirement…