Gear & Gadgets

11 Gadgets To Build Out Your Dream Smart Kitchen

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 2:20 pm

When the first fridge with a built-in screen was released, the world lost its collective mind. After all, who needs a touchscreen on a fridge, right? Whether we like it or not, the world of IoT has spun out a plethora of gadgets that…

Events

Austin

Startup Night at SXSW Now Has Awesome Prizes Thanks to American Airlines and LaunchKC

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The crowds at SXSW are often hungry for the next big thing. With film producers, musical artists, and huge corporations releasing everything from hit singles to hot trailers, it’s hard to focus your energy on anything but the big ticket items. But if you’re…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

5 Interview Tips to Help Developers Land Their Dream Job

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 11:20 am

Not all job interviews are equal. The more specific or technical information an applicant is required to master, the more intensely they get grilled before landing the high-paying gig that’s a perfect fit for their talent. There are plenty of applicable tips to help would-be developers…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

Doppels Is the Birthday Matching App You’re Going to Love

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

On your birthday, something special happens on social media: you receive hundreds of likes and well wishes from friends, family, high school classmates and people you haven’t talked to for years on Facebook. And while this has been the standard for years, one startup is…

Business

6 Qualities All CMOs Need to Be Successful

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Top-notch marketers often specialize in a few functions. Frequently, the paid search expert is also a master of affiliate marketing, or the SEO guru is…

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Funding

Portland, Maine

Report: Maine SBDC Clients Secured $47.1M in 2016

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 8:30 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. Business owners who sought…

HR and Recruiting

7 Common Hiring Mistakes You Might Be Making

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Almost every entrepreneur will tell you that your startup idea is no where near as important as your team. Having quality employees can make all…

Startups & Apps

Tampa

4 Veteran Owned Startups Making Moves in Tampa Bay

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 5:50 pm

After serving in the military, veterans often reemerge in the entrepreneurial scene to continue helping this country grow. In fact, nine percent of all businesses in the country are veteran-owned, representing nearly six million employees and $1.2 trillion in sales receipts. With innovative ideas,…

Social Media

One in 10 People Think Facebook Is a News Media Outlet

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Fake news and social media echo chambers are nothing new. But the latest survey from Pew Research Center holds perhaps the most disturbingly specific factoid yet: 10 percent of respondents to the survey wrote in “Facebook” as a specific news outlet when asked to name a…

Marketing

How to Streamline and Diversify Your Content Marketing Strategy

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 3:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Content marketing works, plain and simple. However, it’s becoming more specialized and audiences are more selective and sophisticated than ever. If you’re going to get the…

Entrepreneur

4 Easy Ways to Expand Your Network This Year

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 2:20 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Having an expansive network is the key to startup success. Whether you’re looking for mentors, funding, or just some good ol’ fashioned advice, having the…

Trends

Healthcare Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Connectivity is the name of the game in healthcare technology right now. A HIMSS 2016 survey found 52 percent of U.S. hospitals use three or more connected health technologies, which is great for improving communication, but can pose concerns for the safety of confidential information….

Jobs

5 Jobs in Big Data You’ve Never Heard Of

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 11:20 am

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanize Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. Big data has been the go-to buzzword for most of the past decade, and…

Tips & How To’s

How Clever Sales Teams Can Save Tech Startups

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 10:30 am

Hiring a sales team that your tech startup needs to land enterprise-level clients is extremely important, yet exceptionally difficult. For most B2B startups, just one enterprise-level client can provide enough credibility and revenue to attract investors and customers, but of 112 corporations surveyed, only 23 percent…

Marketing

12 Marketing Tips Your Startup Can’t Afford to Ignore

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. All startups want to succeed, obviously. In the simplest of terms, the way to get that done is through effective marketing. Getting great exposure for…

Inspiration

What Sets Most Successful Entrepreneurs Apart From the Rest

By | Feb 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Successful entrepreneurs will be the first to admit that their path has been anything but free and easy. Serial entrepreneurs understand failure more than almost anyone else, and that’s part of what makes them successful. From Failure to Success Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci was an…

Lifestyle

Six Steps to Avoid Online Dating Scams This Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 12, 2017 at 12:45 pm

It’s February, which means many of us are working a little harder on our love lives to secure a date for Valentine’s Day. Although it would be nice to meet someone organically at the gym or perhaps at your favorite coffee shop, those of…