Startups & Apps

These 5 Tips Can Help Your Startup Thrive Faster

By | Feb 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

According to one report, 50 percent of small businesses fail in their first four years of inception. Startups over the last few decades in many industries have suffered major setbacks. Though many established businesses today began as a start-up. The resurgence of the internet and…

Lifestyle

4 Tech Tips to Take Your Wedding to the Next Level

By | Feb 21, 2017 at 9:15 am

Everyone knows that your wedding day is supposed to be a special occasion you’ll never forget. But with a lot of stress and even more that can go wrong, keeping everything in check is more of an ordeal than anything else. Fortunately, you can…

Events

The 6 Easy Steps to Networking at Developer Events

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The art of small steps might be the main thing to learn – in life and in business as well. While many people imagine success as a certain act of a single breakthrough, really successful people know that it is usually a result of…

Marketing

8 Ways to Leverage TV Appearances to Build Your Brand

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Getting on TV is the startup founder’s dream. Whether it’s a local news segment or a popular pitch competition show, having a natural marketing opportunity like TV is a great way to facilitate success. But don’t let an appearance on “Shark Tank” limit you…

Startup

4 Magical Tricks That Will Not Save Your Startup

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 5:50 pm

If there is one thing all startup founders, employees, and investors agree on about the startup world, it’s that it’s a harsh one. In other words, a startup has to do almost everything right if it hopes to survive and reach the kind of stability…

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Funding

Phoenix

JPMorgan Chase Grants Almost $1 Million to Non-Profits at Phoenix Startup Week

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Ask any entrepreneur and they’ll tell you the same thing: living the startup life isn’t easy. Between the long nights, the stressful days, and the constant search for capital, starting a business is a lot harder than some people make it look. Fortunately, there…

Gear & Gadgets

The iLife V7 Robot Vacuum Cleaner Is Like The Best Drunk Roommate Ever [Review]

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Robotic or automated vacuums are not a new concept. However, over the years, they have become increasingly more affordable and filled with even more features. Roomba being the most well known version still comes at a premium price as it has the best track…

Trends

How Social Causes Are Driving Tech Sector Innovation

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Today, ethical and sustainable products are king. Nearly three-fourths of Millennials, the demographic piloting this movement, are willing to pay more for sustainable products, according to a recent Nielsen study. Another 91 percent will switch brands to benefit a cause they believe in. And…

Startups & Apps

10 Food Incubators That Are Helping Entrepreneurs Thrive

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 12:50 pm

We all know that starting a business can be a rough-and-tumble experience, but getting into the food industry can be one of the most challenging of them all. Food entrepreneurs who want to stake a claim in the industry have to traverse through the…

Virtual Reality

Could Smell Push Virtual Reality Into the Mainstream? No, But It’s Still Cool

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 11:20 am

For years, virtual reality has been waiting in the wings for it’s big moment. Despite the impressive technology, the affordable headsets, and the smartphone compatibility, VR producers simply haven’t found the magic ingredient to push them into the mainstream. But with multiple companies designing smell…

Product Launch

Snap Spectacles Now Available for Online Purchase [Poll]

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

Today, Snap (formerly Snapchat), announced that their video recording sunglasses are available for purchase online. Prior to today, Spectacles were only able to be purchased through specialized vending machines that would popup around the country. The move is likely being made in hopes of bolstering…

Ecommerce

6 Things to Consider When Creating an Ecommerce Mobile App

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

When you don’t have a physical storefront, your mobile presence becomes even more important. And with more and more people using their smartphones to purchase items online, a well-functioning app could be the difference between big sales and abandoned shopping carts. We asked six entrepreneurs…

Social Media

How Marketers Can Decode the Psychology Driving Social Media

By | Feb 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

What is it about social media that keeps our eyes and brains transfixed for long hours? What void is social media filling up in our lives that real social interactions don’t? The questions are many, but one cannot qualm the ability of social media…

Startup

Los Angeles

The Steps Farmgirl Flowers Took to Succeed in an Established Market

By | Feb 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Finding a business opportunity is a challenge for most entrepreneurs. We’re saturated with companies specializing in almost every business opportunity. For this reason, new entrepreneurs are left wondering how they can start up a business and compete with already established enterprises. To grow your…

Business

5 Technology Solutions Every Growing Business Needs To Consider

By | Feb 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

The use of modern technology helps a growing business achieve greater gains and recognition, in addition to improving its efficiency. The modern age technology inputs and solutions have leveled the playing field for the business enterprises. A recent market study reveals that the businesses of both…

Funding

5 Ways to Raise Capital in a Small Market

By | Feb 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

In the competitive world of fundraising, there’s a myth that it’s harder to raise money in smaller markets. Most founders think you have to be on the coasts to start your business. After several years of investing and fundraising in a small market, I don’t…

Business

Continuous Learning Is the Best Way for CEOs to Stay Ahead of Change

By | Feb 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Every day, the biggest challenge for CEOs is staying ahead of change. It effects every aspect of business and without a handle on what’s happening, you could be left in the dust. “The speed of current breakthroughs has no historical precedent,” wrote Klaus Schwab,…