Dev & Design

Turns Out A Lot of Startups Fail to Outsource Coding

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 9:15 am

Rodrigo Martinez, of Berlin-based angel investor Point Nine Capital, has released the results of over 900 responses to a survey. The takeaways offer insight on the technical due diligence done for early stage startups, and are designed to help founders better understand the challenges facing…

Marketing & Social Media

The Importance of Placing Instagram in Your Digital Marketing Strategy

By | Nov 20, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Since 2010, Instagram has done nothing but grow. Today, there are more than five hundred million users in this social network, which focuses primarily on images and can be accessed from mobile devices and computers alike. But Instagram is actually much more than just…

Funding

Ask Techstars: Going From Seed to Series A

By | Nov 20, 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…

Jobs

4 Ways to Clean Up Your Social Media Presence When Looking for a Job

By | Nov 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm

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. You’re resumé is ready, and you’ve signup for job hunting sites. Now it’s…

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Data

How to Streamline the Data Science Workflow with SciKit-Learn [Video]

By | Nov 19, 2016 at 12:45 pm

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. You can never learn too much. SciKit-Learn is an open source machine learning library…

Education

How Should We Evaluate Edtech for Future Generations?

By | Nov 19, 2016 at 10:30 am

The field of education is one of the most researched disciplines on the planet. We set goals and objective for our students, we test until our eyes fall out, and we gather data that will prove what works and what doesn’t. One of the tough…

Robots

4 Industries Poised to Benefit from the Evolution of Robotics

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Love them or hate them, industrial robots are here to stay. While there are plenty of critics who are against the modern advancement and widespread adoption of robotic technology, these devices can be of great benefit to employees, business owners, and even mainstream consumers. In…

Personal Branding

5 Ways to Look the Part When You Pitch Prospects

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to pitching a prospect, especially investors, but you shouldn’t make the mistake of focusing only on the content of your presentation. Beyond the substance, you also need to think about how you look and what…

Startups & Apps

Phoenix

Getting Tee Times Are Now Hassle-Free With Golfpay

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Between all the emails, texts and phone calls, organizing an 18 hole round of golf with a few friends can become cumbersome for the organizer. But not anymore. Golfpay is a new web-based golf reservation app that will allow golfers to pay and check-in…

Tips & How To’s

The Next Facebook, Bars, and 4 Other Startup Ideas That Always Fail

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm

There are a lot of ideas that founders think are more unique than they actually are. And since these ideas aren’t that great, they tend to fail just in time for someone else to come up with something incredibly similar. As an aside: This is…

Funding

Founders Speak Up on the Perils of Bootstrapping at Seattle Startup Week

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Seattle Startup Week has already graced its audience — and our loyal Tech.Co readers — with insight on everything from Facebook and Twitter’s digital marketing advice to the benefits of boutique rose-flavored cotton candy. But the founders in and around Seattle have plenty more…

Gear & Gadgets

This Router Leverages AI to Protect Your Kids

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Started in the 1940s, the research around artificial intelligence (AI) was developed solely with the goal of finding new features for the computer. It was nothing more than a project at the time. Nowadays, this is a popular topic and there are already several…

Diversity

10 Female Founders That Need to Be on Your Radar

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 12:50 pm

The startup world benefits from inclusion and diversity. At this point, it’s a little embarrassing to see that tech has not embraced this fact but it is undeniably true. The breadth of experience and the width of involvement always spells success for startups around…

Trends

Study: Small U.S. Businesses Are Getting Even Smaller

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 11:20 am

The Kauffman foundation’s latest study, released this Thursday, has revealed new data on the state of small business in the U.S. The document, officially titled the “Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship,” measures the activity of United States businesses that are more than five years old…

Product

The Roadmap to Effective Product Development

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 10:30 am

The path to success is never a straight line. In the area of product development, this is more true than ever. And unfortunately, that curvy path can easily leads to a dead-end. Just look in the graveyard of Kickstarter. But there are amazing success stories…

Startups & Apps

4 Apps to Help Boost Your Entrepreneurial Creativity

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 9:15 am

Today’s entrepreneurs are in for some risky business — so risky, in fact, that there’s only about a 50-50 chance your business will even make it to the four-year mark. That’s why you need to be employing every tool in your arsenal to get…