Tips & How To’s

4 Secret Ingredients for Writing a Winning Business Case Study

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

So, you want to attract new customers and compel them to buy your products and services? But why would they spend their hard-earned money on them if they don’t understand their value and purpose? This is where business case studies come handy. Using case…

Startups & Apps

Brand24 Explores the Relation Between CRM and Social Networks

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Customers have always been the most important part of a business. Consequently, controlling the business-customer relationship is also an important aspect of a company’s everyday life. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) arose from this necessity, being a business strategy that puts the focus on the…

Entrepreneur

Boston

15 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Boston

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Boston “is a bit of the Rodney Dangerfield of cities,” according to Paige Arnof-Fenn, founder & CEO of the Boston-based Mavens & Moguls. After all, the Bay Area and NYC get all the good press but “truly Boston is where a lot of the tech and VC…

SXSW

Austin

Tech.Co’s Startup Night at SXSW 2017 Is Where You’ll Get Discovered

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 3:30 pm

If you haven’t heard, SXSW is one of the hottest events of the year for entertainment fans, technology enthusiasts, and startups of all shapes and sizes. Whether it be the endless networking opportunities, the electric atmosphere of Austin, or the mountains of free food…

Interviews

Capital One’s Jennifer Manry on Girls Finding Their Passion in Tech

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Nearly eight in ten middle-skill jobs in today’s workforce require digital skills. This represents 32 percent of all labor market demands in nation. In order to fill the talent gap, it’s critical to expose our youth to STEM education earlier in their life, build…

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Coworking spaces

The Coolest Coworking Spaces in Every State

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 11:20 am

Having a physical space for your business is no longer a necessity. Companies around the world are turning to remote workers to handle everything from content creation to sales, and the employees of the world love it. Working from home affords them the flexibility…

Tips & How To’s

Real World Marketing Ideas for Your Online Business

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 11:20 am

Owning an online business comes with a lot of advantages. For one, online businesses allow for seriously reduced overhead cost. If you don’t own or pay rent to use a physical space, you can channel that money into other parts of the business. But…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Overcome Your Nerves and Be Comfortable While Networking

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

For some entrepreneurs, networking can be an anxiety-inducing obligation. Fortunately, the right mindset and a little bit of preparation can do wonders in helping you overcome this arduous necessity that plagues many entrepreneurs. We asked three entrepreneurs what they do to overcome their nerves and…

Tips & How To’s

How to Know Who Your Competitors Really Are

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 9:15 am

In the notoriously competitive tech industry, it sometimes feels like your idea is dead before it makes it off the cocktail napkin. No matter the product, someone else always seems to get there first. About 100 million businesses launch annually. That’s three businesses per…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways You Can Help Your Management Team Grow as Leaders

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 8:30 pm

A good management team can be the difference between a big Series A and a serious problem. And if you want your management team to grow as leaders, all you have to do is give them the chance to shine with responsibility and advice. We…

Tips & How To’s

For User Experience Design That Delights, Put People First

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

In a world saturated with web and mobile apps, great user experience (UX) design remains scarce. Maybe that shouldn’t be a surprise. After all, optimizing digital experiences for human behavior is always a challenge. As entrepreneurs or designers, it can be easy to fall into the…

Business

4 Ways to Go the Extra Mile for Employees

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Within the world of business, there is now an expectation to be seen to do, and to do, the right thing by your employees. This approach isn’t anything new as such – businesses have taken their workers into consideration for years, with bonus schemes…

Funding

3 Startup Accelerators Net Almost 10 Percent of All U.S. Series A Rounds

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 4:30 pm

As Mattermark has found, the top three accelerators in the startup business — Y Combinator, Techstars, and 500 Startups — have been responsible for about ten percent of all series A deals in the U.S. for a couple years straight. The real news here? Most…

Space

Moon Express Has Fully Funded Their Trip to the Moon

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 3:30 pm

At Innovate! and Celebrate 2016, Naveen Jain sat down with Frank Gruber and discussed everything from the future of innovation to lunar exploration. As the founder and chairman of Moon Express, the first private company given permission to travel to the Moon, Jain has championed…

Incubators

NYC

Affordable Housing Unit with Tech Incubator Comes to Silicon Harlem

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm

For the past 4 years, Silicon Harlem has worked towards making Harlem the tech destination for startups in New York City while building up the local population. The area has established coworking spaces, gained gigabit infrastructure, secured investment capital for startups, and hosted monthly entrepreneur meetups….

Venture Capital

Insider Info on How VCs Approach Series A Investments

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 11:20 am

When it’s time to take that next step towards a Series A, gathering all the nuggets of wisdom before you take that leap can, for the most part, set your expectations and help you understand the process. In a recent panel, we asked venture capital…

Trends

6 Social Media Trends to Look Out for in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Other than funding and getting in fights with cofounders, social media has become one of the staples of the business world. As one of the most affordable means of getting your brand out there, social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and dozens others have…