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Match and Chat with Talent Through nspHire

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Tired of sifting through resumes and cover letters? nspHire, a job matching app for employers and job seekers, makes it simple for employers to hire candidates for freelance, full-time, and part-time positions; internships; and virtual assistant jobs. How does nspHire work? nspHire allows users to quickly screen employers or job seekers by swiping left or… Read more »


5 Steps to Improve Customer Retention

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Customer retention is undervalued. I’m not the first person to say this, and I certainly won’t be the last, but sadly many businesses aren’t taking heed. According to the book ‘Marketing Metrics’: “the probability of selling to an existing customer is 60 – 70%. The probability of selling to a new prospect is 5-20%” which… Read more »



Greenvelope: Handle Your Events With Some Social Good

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Founded in the dorm room of Sam Franklin, Greenvelope was introduced to the world as a clean, focused, and streamlined solution for businesses and nonprofits to connect with their supporters, donors, and customers. Their suite offers tools to help maximize patronage, event attendance, and donations while also managing all RSVPs, tickets, item sales, and registrations… Read more »



5 Reasons Israeli Startups Are So Successful

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Over the past decades, Israel has become a hub for innovation and R&D. And when it comes to startups, it actually is number two only to Silicon Valley. With 140 scientists, technicians, and engineers per 10,000 employees, compared to 85 per 10,000 in the United States, Israel boasts the highest number of scientists and technology… Read more »


Learn How you can Skip Making Mistakes in C# Programming

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Starting with the Basics of C#Programming C# is a language that targets the MS CLR (Common Language Runtime). It features cross-language integration, enhanced security, exception handling, less complex model for component interaction, debugging, profiling services and other benefits. C# is widely accepted CLR language used for complex, corporate development projects that target mobile, server, or… Read more »


3 Keys To Being a Great Storyteller

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A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to share my story as an entrepreneur at my alma mater, The University of San Diego. Excited about the opportunity, I took time to find trends in what made great storytellers. Researching over 30 amazing speakers, I started noticing patterns they all shared. When encompassing these lessons… Read more »


How to Organize Your Finances for Your Startup

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Startups face a number of challenges before they can open their doors, whether it is a traditional brick-and-mortar storefront or a new online endeavor. Arguably one of the biggest hurdles we face hits us right in our wallet when we need to consider finance matters or take a better look at our own financial picture…. Read more »


4 Secrets For Hiring Passive Candidates For Your Tech Startup

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You’ve heard of the value passive candidates bring to a startup. Already seasoned in the industry, these candidates possess critical wisdom and experience that can help your tech startup get off the ground. So can a startup market itself to attract passive candidates who already have jobs? Yes! It’s easier to attract passive candidates for… Read more »


Trick or Treat: Which Wine Goes with my Candy?

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If you’re staying in tonight for whatever reason: you don’t believe in Halloween, you don’t like celebrating, you are afraid of the dark, you have to work because this startup isn’t going to build itself… I’d like to still give you a little treat. Maybe you still have some candy stashed somewhere from the last time… Read more »


Checking in with Cause Marketing Platform Cake Fundraising

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Cake Fundraising is a cause marketing platform that serves donors and fundraisers through dynamic promotional tactics and data capture. Cake makes it so that any nonprofit or business can create campaigns through four simple steps. Founder Justin Kersey pitched his company at a recent Tech Cocktail Startup Showcase, so we checked in on him for… Read more »


Test My Tech Gives Recruiters Tools to Make Good Tech Hires

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Based out of the Innovation Pavilion in Centennial, Colorado, Test My Tech has been focusing their entrepreneurial efforts on the recruiting and hiring world. Granted, they’re not out to shift any major paradigms, but they’re making it easier for companies to hire for job positions. Specifically, Test My Tech is a cloud-based technical assessment tool…. Read more »


6 Apps All Pet Owners Should Have

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Pet owners know that having pet is very rewarding, and even good for your health. More companies are creating solutions to daily problems pet owners face, like losing your dog and finding a bar where you can take your pet in a new location. We are throwing you a bone (chuckle) and giving you a list… Read more »