20 Ways to Blow Up Your Company with Jason Mendelson [Video]

By | Oct 22, 2016 at 10:30 am

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…

Social Networking

How to Create a Wise Social Media Policy: 6 Steps to Succeed

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Social networks pose a powerful instrument for organizations to increase brand awareness and build a community of loyal customers. At the same time, inappropriate use of social networking by employees can have numerous adverse effects for a company. The present-day online paradigm requires us…

Dev & Design

When Designing a Platform, Don’t Forget the User

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The inherent beauty of design thinking is often lost when new platforms are put together. While designers and developers spend months building a single platform, they can get lost in the minutia of everyday tasks, often missing out on the big picture. They forget…


5 Digital Tools to Speed Up Your Job Hunt

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Do you feel your job hunt efforts are inefficient? Do you want to jump-start your career but not sure how to do it? Well, the truth is that job search can be quite time-consuming. In fact, it is something that you shouldn’t rush. However,…


E-Gift Cards Should be a Top Priority for Small Businesses

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Finding the perfect gift for someone’s birthday is a difficult task. Tack on a busy schedule, and it becomes almost impossible. There is no shame in admitting that sometimes, it’s easier to grab a gift card and call it a day. According to the National Retail…



63 Percent of Sports Tech Companies Were Created After 2011

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 4:30 pm

According to a pretty comprehensive look at the sector from Top Tier Capital, a venture capital specialist managing niche-focused funds of funds, sports tech is on the rise. They also broke down the sector by niche, offering a look inside which types of tech within the…


7 Fintech Startups Changing Our Relationship With Money

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Fintech has become a huge industry in the tech arena and thousands of companies each year are looking to create the next disruptive technology to break into the field. Money makes the world go round and humans love it, almost as much as they…

Startups & Apps

CrowdOptic Field App Uses Augmented Reality to Catch Bad Guys

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Technology is often used for a lot of trivial reasons. Whether its turning cardboard boxes into DJ tables with touch sensors or giving your cat the ability to take a selfie, innovation doesn’t always mean social progress. But sometimes, an app comes along that seems…



International Talent Is Flocking to High-Skill, High-Paying U.S. Jobs

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Expect to see a growing diversity of nationalities represented in the tech and industrial areas that offer the most highly-skilled and well-paid positions: New data from job search site indicates that the international searches are landing on a specific type of job. What’s the Draw?…


The Drone Portability Craze Is Integral to Its Popularity

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Thirty years ago, drones were nothing more than a bedtime story told to James Bond fanatics. The thought of having a small, unmanned plane that can fit in your pocket was unthinkable to even the most eccentric minds. But as we know, these little flying devices…



Reducing Student Debt Attracts Millennial Talent

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 11:20 am

Every second, $3,000 in student debt is being acquired, according to As graduates seek out quality positions to keep them off Ramen while paying down their debt, companies are also looking for new ways to draw in quality talent. Chicago-based startup Peanut Butter,…

Virtual Reality

7 Women That Rule the Virtual Reality Kingdom

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 10:30 am

Virtual reality is the newest technology waiting to explode into the mainstream. Movie studios are baking it into their budgets. Video game consoles are being created to house the burgeoning tech. Even animal rights organizations are taking advantage of its empathy-inducing visualizations to invoke…


It’s Time to Look for Seed Funding Alternatives

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 9:15 am

Now that we’ve had a few days to digest the data from the third quarter of 2016, the trends are pretty obvious: Seed funds are down, in favor of huge stage B payouts to the companies that have already proven their worth. Nothing has…


Technology Is Changing the Way People Negotiate

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Negotiation is an age-old art that has formed the business world since its inception. One of the biggest issues you’ll discover is that 67% of negotiated decisions has already been made before a customer ever makes contact with you. That’s where negotiation starts. In recent years, the…

Marketing & Social Media

The Unusually Successful Marketing Strategy Your Company Should Use

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Collaboration could be the piece that is missing from your current marketing plan. In a business climate that is cutthroat at times, we’ve often found…

Autonomous Vehicles

Here’s What Self-Driving Cars Will Do to Your Daily Commute

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 5:50 pm

With the new wave of self-driving cars, major changes to the driving world are on the horizon. A daily commute in the near-future will be very different once this technology becomes more mainstream. Gone will be the days of traffic stops and hydroplanes. No longer will you have…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome at Your Job

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Feelings of inadequacy, self-doubt, failure, and low self-esteem are common in the business world. Also known as the impostor syndrome, the inability to validate your own successes and the nagging feeling that you’re a great big fraud is more common in startup journeys than funding meetings….