CES

Las Vegas

These Eureka Park Startups Are Participating in Startup Night at CES [Poll]

By | Dec 20, 2016 at 12:50 pm

While the startup struggle might seem endless, it’s important to remember that even the largest corporations started out as small operations out of someone’s garage. All the companies showcasing their hottest tech at CES 2017 had to find funding, test the market, and work…

Dev & Design

The 5 Biggest User Interface Trends to Look for in 2017

By | Dec 20, 2016 at 11:20 am

We already know marketers in 2017 will be dealing with a focus-shift from sheer numbers to strong engagement in a variety of ways. They’ll be relying on influencers, developing retention strategies, and evolving their mobile interactions beyond simple apps. But another common startup job will be…

Video

10 Things Every Successful Explainer Video Includes

By | Dec 20, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. An explainer video can do a lot to bring customers to your startup. Whether it’s for a complicated new software or a simple new product,…

3D Printing

3D Printing: How Tech Solves the Content Creation Roadblock

By | Dec 20, 2016 at 9:15 am

A couple of  years ago, most people’s opinion about 3D printing would be that they are “the new face of manufacturing.” The Economist even called 3D printing “the Third Industrial Revolution”, which gives a clear picture on the expectations the world had for this technology….

Social Media

7 Social Media Marketing Tools Recommended By the Experts

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Social media is not just for communication anymore. It’s a great tool that is responsible for reshaping the future of businesses. While hosting to millions of online users, social media is rising as a prospective market for the businesses to promote their brands and market…

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Tips & How To’s

What Makes a Good Startup Logo?

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm

A logo may not be the most important aspect of a startup’s branding, but it’s definitely up there. Your logo is going to guide the visual element of your branding efforts for the foreseeable future. It should be memorable, aesthetically pleasing, and representative of your…

Education

Portland, Maine

NASA Sending UMaine Prototype to the International Space Station

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 5:50 pm

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. A wireless leak detection system…

Games

Santa Monica

RetroEngine Sigma Let’s You Play All Your Favorite Old Video Games

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 4:30 pm

The holiday seasons is upon us, which means that gamers around the world are clambering to get the newest consoles, the hottest games, and the oddest controllers on their list. But while they battle over Xbox One S and PS4 Pro, most of us are…

Gear & Gadgets

Lenovo’s Yoga Book Is a Great Toy for Designers [Review]

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 3:30 pm

In an age where computers and tablets are constantly borrowing similar designs, gone are the days of innovative concepts. That is except for Lenovo, who has constantly pushed the envelope on their Yoga line, and most recently on their incredibly lightweight Yoga Book series. Not…

Entrepreneur

A Holiday Survival Guide for Founders and Entrepreneurs

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 2:20 pm

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Business

6 Trends That Will Shape the Future of Ecommerce [Infographic]

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Ecommerce is still booming. In the 3rd quarter of 2016, online retails sales grew from 7.4 percent to 8.4 percent during the same period in 2015 according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Ecommerce sales are expected to touch the $100 billion mark…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Meal-Delivery Venture Wins York County Pitch Contest

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 11:20 am

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. An organic farm in…

Opinion/Analysis

The Top Five Marketing Trends to Expect in 2017

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 10:30 am

Media predictions for 2017 are in, and they’re not all good. Advertising is still going down, legacy media companies still don’t have a great revenue model, and fake news will likely remain a problem. But that doesn’t mean marketers don’t have plenty of options…

Startups & Apps

4 Ad Tech Startups to Watch in 2017

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 9:15 am

Marketing and publicity are huge for companies nowadays, and one particular field of this industry is under the spotlight. The field in question is Ad Tech, and it is exploding with resources, investment, and products. Ad Tech refers to the technologies enabling the programmatic…

Trends

The 2016 Mobile Year in Review from Mobile Futures

By | Dec 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm

It’s no secret that mobile has become the golden goose of the technology world. Everything from business practices and ecommerce transactions to video content and financial endeavors are taking place on these handheld devices and the startup world has taken notice. But with so…

Marketing

How to Create a Great Referral Program for Your Startup

By | Dec 18, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Referral marketing is easy to define: It’s a marketing strategy that involves getting customers through word of mouth recommendations from others. Obviously, business owners have all used this strategy on some level for millennia. The difference is that today, startups are launching referral programs…

Digital nomad

Albuquerque

10 Tips and Tricks for Digital Nomad Entrepreneurs

By | Dec 18, 2016 at 10:30 am

A digital nomad is an entrepreneur or remote worker who travels, as well as completes their work remotely. As startups and companies evolve to take on challenges of the digital age, embracing the ability to be a digital nomad is quickly becoming an asset…