Aaron Draplin was born in Detroit, Michigan: a true Midwesterner through and through. At the age of 4, his parents moved their family from big-city Detroit to a small town in Central Lake Michigan. Life was good for a while, but when Draplin hit age 12, he started to see the divides in the pressure… Read more »
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One of the most effective ways to take a bland website and transform it into something beautiful, fresh, and appealing is to use animation. Unfortunately, back in the days when Shockwave and Flash were prominent, using animation and visual effects often meant bogging down the performance of your site. Web animation without Flash is better,… Read more »
What happens when you put seven startup investors on stage at a casual event, where ties are discouraged, jokes are made, and cocktails are on hand? You get some brutal honesty. Straight talk and telling it like it is were the themes of our August Tech Cocktail Sessions event in DC, where we were joined by… Read more »
Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Andrew Yang’s “Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America,” released February 4 by Harper Business. Who should read this: You’ve spent two years at McKinsey and are… Read more »
The world is becoming mobile. Not only is traveling something people do more often, but people also demand to have what they want and need on the go, regardless of their location. Keeping up with customer communication is essential. Technology is also keeping up with this trend, as today’s gadgets are gaining more and more… Read more »