Accelerator

Ask Techstars: Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to an Accelerator

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm

While the value of being set up with an accelerator is obvious in the startup world, the application process can be a stressful mess of emotions. The most important thing to remember is that they want more than a great idea; they want a…

Mobile

How to Serve Your Mobile Customers in 2017

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm

In 2017’s highly competitive business environment, customer experience management is the core factor that can ensure your business’ success. Legacy customer service processes, like face-to-face meetings over a help desk are slowly being fazed out. We’ve all gone digital, and companies are investing heavily in…

Entrepreneur

San Francisco

How a 27-Year-Old Tester from Estonia Is Tackling a $3.5 Trillion Industry

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Kristel Kruustük was just 23 when she decided to change how quality assurance (QA) testers were treated. Together with her then-boyfriend (now cofounder and husband) Marko Kruustük, she built a platform designed to connect QA testers with companies without taking advantage of either. After winning a first-place…

Entrepreneur

13 Ways IT Departments Can Stay Ahead of Technology Changes

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Moore’s Law states that every two years, processing power will double. While there’s questions about whether that rate will slow, what isn’t in question is that the remarkable changes in technological systems — both software and hardware — can leave IT departments and executives…

Education

Starting an Online Course? Boost Enrollment With These Domains

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Ask any college student these days and there’s a strong chance they have taken an online course. According to a study by the National Center for Educational Statistics, in fall 2014, there were 5,750,417 students enrolled in any distance education courses at degree-granting postsecondary institutions….

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Tips & How To’s

Dallas

5 Ways Veteran Entrepreneurs Can Turn Military Skills into Business Savvy

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 12:50 pm

About 200,000 people transition out of military service annually, and according to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, close to half find that their main challenge is adapting to civilian culture. U.S. veterans seeking to get into business for themselves have a support network from…

Entrepreneur

What Could a Tesla City Look Like?

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 11:20 am

When he founded PayPal, we knew he was a skilled entrepreneur with his finger on the pulse of the business world. When he decided to take on self-driving cars, we knew that the roads would never be the same. When he made up his mind about…

Marketing & Social Media

The 6 Growth Hack Mistakes All B2B Startups Need to Avoid

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 10:30 am

Starting up a new business is a challenge and the challenge is even bigger if you are venturing into the B2B territory. The B2B space differs in its risks and technicalities. These startups have to begin their journey in the absence of a proper…

Data

How Astronomer Is Helping to Bridge the Big Data Gap

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 9:15 am

No one is questioning the fact that data science is here in a big way, and it’s growing fast. Today, data science ninjas are perhaps the most sought after talent on the market. For those who aren’t clear on what exactly a data scientist does, data…

Remote work

4 Skills Needed to Be Successful at Remote Work

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 8:30 pm

In 2015, 23 percent of employees reported doing a portion of their work remotely, up from 19 percent in 2003, Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows. But despite the growth in employees who identify as remote workers  – as well as employers seeking remote workers…

Startups & Apps

Chicago

Codeverse, a Hackable Classroom That Teaches Kids to Code

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The world of coding has expanded rapidly in the past few years. There are platforms that allow amateur coders to throw their hats in the ring and develop an app that could make an impact in tech innovation. Like the filmmakers of today versus the…

Tips & How To’s

Dallas

How to Successfully Exit Your Startup, Tips from Dallas Entrepreneurs

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Success doesn’t happen overnight in the business world. Every day, founders hit the grindstone and stay lean to build businesses that someone else wants to buy. At Dallas Startup Week powered by Chase for Business, five entrepreneurs shared their stories about exiting their companies as a…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

3 Traits to Look for During Your Next New Hire Interview

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 4:30 pm

There’s a lot of pressure on growing businesses and even larger companies to hire for cultural fit. Alarming new findings show that poor cultural fit due to turnover can cost companies between 50 and 60 percent of the person’s annual salary, a cost startups and…

Events

Charleston, SC

DIG SOUTH: South East’s Largest Tech Conference Returns This Month

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The Southeast isn’t exactly known for it’s booming tech sectors; however, if there is one thing the reporters for Tech.Co know well, it’s that innovation can come from anywhere and at anytime. DIG SOUTH Innovation Conference (Icon), is the culmination of said concept where…

Startups & Apps

Dallas

Glass-Media Makes People Stop to Look at Pizza on a Window

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Most entrepreneurial dreams start with a biopic of Steve Jobs or a glance at the revenue from their high school lawn mowing career. Daniel Black, CEO and founder of Glass-Media, started his company after taking a close look to the poor state of the…

Entrepreneur

4 Ways Busy Entrepreneurs Can Automate Their Investment Life

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Building wealth with passive income and having enough time to do the things you love is the entrepreneurial dream. Unfortunately, running a business successfully can be a lot more stressful, time-consuming, and exhausting than having a day job. If you truly want to build…

Gear & Gadgets

12 New Tech Devices That Entrepreneurs Love

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 11:20 am

Do you want to take live video with your sunglasses? Maybe you’d prefer to power your house through your roof tiles or arrange for a drone to fly you to work. What’s possible keeps changing thanks to a wide range of devices, and what…