Coding

Miami

Ironhack Churns Out Coders for International Businesses

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 4:40 pm

It’s no secret that the employment landscape is shifting. While college graduates flood the job market and millennials continue to make less than their parents, tech jobs have become the saving grace dwindling economies. The only problem is that you can’t learn this skill…

Tips & How To’s

The 5 Slack Alternatives Your Startup Needs

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm

For today’s startups, digital communications are paramount in keeping digital businesses afloat. But while most businesses rely on the ever-popular Slack, there are a number of other alternatives that can better support the needs of digital businesses and remote teams. Whether you’re looking to give some…

Startup

DC

Can Your Big Data Startup Help the Government?

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Government-focused accelerator program Dcode42 has officially opened it’s Fall 2016 applications. This cycle, the program is specifically seeking companies that work in the Big Data and analytics space. Any analytics or big data startup will be well poised through the Dcode42 program: The US government is the…

Gear & Gadgets

Los Angeles

Enclave CineHome HD Wireless Speakers Boast Great Sound [Review]

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Home theater systems come in many shapes and sizes, with audio qualities design for small rooms up to your true home theater. For California based Enclave Audio, not only are they creating a solution that is easily customizable for your setup, but does so…

Google

How Comics Are Solving One of Google’s Biggest Problems

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:30 pm

For many users, there are few companies that meet user demand better than Google. From developing apps to creating websites that we use on a daily basis, Google’s knack for creating innovative solutions to everyday consumer problems is one of the ways that they stay…

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Announcements

NYC

Nominate the Most Notable NYC Startup Founders Over 40

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:08 pm

According to one study, the average age of your modern-age tech startup founder is 31 and didn’t study a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) concentration in college. While the higher age seems surprising (at least when we consider the widespread belief that startups…

Gear & Gadgets

Chicago

Motorized Luggage For People Too Ashamed to Buy Rascal Scooters

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Traveling can be an arduous task. You’re expected to endure security lines, stale bagels, and smelly aisle mates without raising a fuss for fear of ending up in a TSA holding cell. And, in addition to all that, you are also expected to carry…

Opinion/Analysis

How Your Business Can Win at Pokémon Go

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Like it or not, Pokémon GO is a huge deal. The weeks-old augmented reality app has already broken the record for the most-downloaded app in history. It functions as a virtual scavenger hunt, where users collect the mythical “pocket monsters” for points. While the…

Productivity

8 Work Productivity Tips That You Can Actually Use

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Whether you’re an employer or employee, productivity should be at the forefront of your mind when at work. As an employee, the feeling of productivity can be extremely rewarding. As an employer, you’re probably aware of the damage that a lack of productivity can…

Opinion/Analysis

The 3 Core Factors to Becoming an Entrepreneur

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm

People often marvel at the idea of being an entrepreneur. For many, entrepreneurship is a goal they have in life and they’re just waiting for the day it happens. These are the types of people that will never actually become entrepreneurs. While there is…

Opinion/Analysis

You Need to Tip Your Uber Driver

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 11:45 am

Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft make it possible for those who don’t have a vehicle to get around. And ride-share is already something that many of us can’t live without. With that being said, do you actually tip your Uber driver after you’ve ridden?…

Opinion/Analysis

Can AI Be The Right Solution Against Online Trolling?

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 11:00 am

Though the Internet gives users the freedom to express themselves freely, it can also be difficult to regulate. For most users, their concerns aren’t so much with censoring but with the online violence and trolling that occurs on most social media and digital platforms….

Startup

Direct Flights Will Determine Your Startup’s Success

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 10:15 am

For startup founders, long-term success is of the utmost importance. It’s not just about creating a product that can solve some of your consumers’ long-standing problems, but with creating a brand that will impact your industry years down the line. But what if determining…

Opinion/Analysis

Facebook Food Videos Work Because We’ll Never Actually Cook Them

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 9:45 am

In March, Buzzfeed’s food-centric Tasty brand was Facebook’s most popular video provider. A similar brand — and Buzzfeed‘s biggest competitor — Tastemade has 18 million Facebook followers and 1.5 billion views per month. Recipe videos are everywhere on the internet, from Facebook to Vine. The Food…

Opinion/Analysis

4 Big Changes to the Future of Video Marketing

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 10:00 pm

The first YouTube video was posted 11 years ago. A lot has changed since then. Video has become a powerful digital medium that advertisers all over the world have taken advantage of. Online video marketing continues to change every day. Here are four major video…

Virtual Reality

Is Augmented Reality Changing the World?

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Most people have probably heard about it, and maybe even used a device or application that use augmented reality (or AR) but what do you really know about it – I’m talking about what it is, how it is used, and why it is…

Facebook

How Facebook Is Dominating Our Digital Media

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Facebook, one of the leading social media companies, is making waves by impacting far more than just the social media space. Despite the announcement of their recent disappointments with their yearly diversity report, the company is still going strong when it comes to user…