Business

3 Ways to Nurture the Professional Development of Millennial Employees

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Countless stories have been written on studies of millennials as if they are their own species, trying to understand them and figure out how they…

Business

8 Ways to Get Your Employees to Contribute to Your Branding Efforts

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. When it comes to spreading your brand, you don’t have to be the only one getting your company’s name out there. Whether you have one…

Startups & Apps

The Weather Channel Will Use This App as a Weather Video Platform

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Weather and natural phenomena have the potential to severely impact the lives of thousands in our societies. So, monitoring them closely is important, in order to predict their evolution and issue warnings. The Weather Channel is a well-known source for this kind of information,…

Diversity

Techstars Foundation Announces Second Round of Grantees for Diversity

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 7:00 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…

Data

5 Data Governance Pitfalls to Avoid

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Data is now one of the most valuable assets for any organization. The term Data Governance emerged from the need to manage the collection and utilization of data in an efficient manner. Data Governance can be looked upon as building standard practices, processes and…

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Partnership

How “Couplepreneurs” Make Each Other Better

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the world of entrepreneurship, it’s not uncommon to find cofounders being husband and wife who are able to keep their partnership going strong before and after clocking out at the end of the day. Tech.Co’s own CEO Frank Gruber and COO Jen Consalvo,…

Events

Las Vegas

What to Expect at the 50th Anniversary of CES

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Fifty years ago, the smiley-face emoticon had just been invented, the Wonderbra was being rolled out, and the first video game consoles were still a number of years from inception. Technology was on the cusp of exploding and no one even knew it. Unless of…

Interviews

San Francisco

This Entrepreneur Went From F-16 Flight Instructor to Silicon Valley Insider

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 2:20 pm

The entrepreneurial journey is like a snowflake; no two are alike and they fall a lot more often than they rise. One of these entrepreneurs, Ilana Golan has recently made her mark as a go-to Silicon Valley insider for foreign-born startup founders. And her…

Google

Here’s How Google’s Self-Driving Car Works

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Google has done it: they’ve meaningfully inserted themselves into the self-driving car discussion with their newly announced stand-alone company, Waymo. Uber is shaking in their boots, Tesla is hiding under a rock, and General Motors hasn’t come out of its room all afternoon. Now,…

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Could Make You Hallucinate; Don’t Freak Out

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 11:20 am

The uses of virtual reality have expanded substantially in recent months. While the entertainment industry has staked its claim on the burgeoning technology, everyone from PETA to the Washington Nationals has tried to make virtual reality their own. But now, new research has shown…

Funding

Sacramento

SupportPay Raises $4 Million to Automate Child Support Payments

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 10:30 am

Today, Sacramento-based startup SupportPay is announcing the successful close of a $4 million Series A round led by Fenway Summer Ventures. The round also had participation by previous investors as well as Moneta Ventures and Continental Advisors. As part of the new round, Fenway…

Kickstarter

Dublin

Power Your Gadgets Using Your Body’s Movement With HandEnergy

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 9:15 am

Because everyone is so dependent on their gadgets, powering them can be a problem. Most of the devices we use today only last a day on a full charge, so finding ways of feeding them can be very stressful. The most obvious way is to…

Ecommerce

How To Expand Your Ecommerce Venture Internationally

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Everybody shops online. By 2018, the number of international shoppers will increase by 50 percent. In addition to this, it is important to note that people are no longer saving their online shopping for the holidays, or for items that most of us would consider extras….

Entrepreneur

Zohar Steinberg of Token on How to Build a Community of Customers

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. In the current landscape, having a quality product isn’t enough to guarantee success. If you really want to make an impact on the market, you…

Indiegogo

BumpOut Is a Portable, High-End Speaker for Your Smartphone

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Let’s be honest; smartphone speakers, no matter how advanced, are never going to match up with the real thing. Real, high quality stereo sound requires big speakers, complicated set-ups, and a power cord that’s thicker than a body builder’s neck, right? That’s why you’ve…

Healthy Entrepreneur

This Is How Lack of Sleep Correlates With Depression

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Do you think losing a few hours of sleep each night is worthwhile, as long as you are getting more done each day? The evidence in this infographic indicates otherwise. When asked on Quora about lack of sleep and their ability to function, many…

Mobile

The Battle of the Voice Assistants: Google vs. Siri [Infographic]

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Smartphones evolved from a mere phone to an artificially intelligent computer in your pocket when Apple introduced Siri to the iOS users. It’s with Siri that the need for smartphone assistants was fueled in the first place. Siri has come a long way since 2011…