Healthy Entrepreneur

2 Vacation Tips for Avoiding Startup Business Burnout

By | May 20, 2015 at 10:00 am

Running your own business, especially a tech startup, requires a lot of time and energy. Even successful leaders such as Mark Zuckerberg often put in approximately 50 hours per week, and the launch of a startup often requires an even bigger time investment. Although…

Productivity

NYC

New College Grads: Levo Wants to Help you Find a Career

By | May 20, 2015 at 9:00 am

If you hadn’t noticed, it’s graduation season (shout out to my little sister who just got her degree). For a lot of grads, though, the job market is more daunting than any final paper, test, or project. That’s why Levo today launched a suite…

Funding

DC

DC Coworking Space Provider, Cove, Secures $2.8M

By | May 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

The DC-based Cove has 9 “productive spaces” sprinkled throughout the district, and they’re looking to expand. The $2.8M Series A round they just raised should help them do that. With this funding, they plan to open more locations in DC as well as bust into other markets…

Ecommerce

5 Tools That Will Help You Jumpstart Your ECommerce Business

By | May 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Starting an Ecommerce business can be difficult and the demands from consumers add to the challenge. If you are looking to jump-start your Ecommerce business, you will need a few tools to help ease the process. The following are five tools that help with…

Partnership

Chicago

Chicago Based Everpurse Announces Partnership with Kate Spade

By | May 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Everpurse, a Chicago based fashion-tech startup that developed a line of handbags with embedded smartphone chargers, has recently announced a licensing partnership with Kate Spade New York (since you’re likely not familiar, Kate Spade is an obscure hand bag designer that basically no one’s ever heard of)….

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Product Launch

Los Angeles

Karma Launches Service to Avoid Sketchy Online Reviews

By | May 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Can we really trust the reviews we read on sites like Airbnb and Etsy? As costumers, why should we rely alone on other people’s opinions without making sure they are reliable sources? That’s the problem Los Angeles-based company Karma wants to solve. Karma aims to change how…

Programs & Resources

Kode with Karlie Scholarship Gives 21 Teen Girls Chance to Learn Software Engineering

By | May 19, 2015 at 5:33 pm

In case you didn’t need another reason to love Karlie Kloss (the badass was just featured in Taylor Swift’s recent, feminist-charged music video for “Bad Blood”), the supermodel recently teamed up with the New York, NY-based coding school Flatiron School on a scholarship aimed…

Gear & Gadgets

Wristboom, the Wearable Speaker that Will Blow You Away

By | May 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Portable speakers are one of the most booming gadgets at the moment, with lots of new models coming every month and a huge demand from users. This market, specifically the Bluetooth speakers niche, is expected to be worth $7 billion by 2019, which is…

Education

Denver

Galvanize Gets Major Legal Talent by Hiring Stephanie Donner

By | May 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It’s long been the goal for Denver-based Galvanize to create on-ramps for anyone with ambition and aptitude to have access to technical skill and entrepreneurship. They believe in making education and growth accessible to anybody, especially underrepresented groups in the tech industry. To that…

Infographics / Images

6 Qualities of All Great Leaders [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 19, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Not every manager is a great leader, and neither does every great leader make a great manager; when considering the topic, it’s important to recognize that there’s a difference between leadership and management. When it comes to running a company, you’ve got to be…

Ecosystems

Miami

Miami’s Tech Leaders Ask Mayor Gimenez for a Stronger Open Data Policy

By | May 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

This week, 59 members of Miami’s tech community signed a letter calling on Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez to introduce a robust open data policy for the county. The letter was sent on behalf of the signers by Code for Miami, a brigade of volunteers dedicated…

Dev & Design

Hotterkeys: A Game for Learning Keyboard Shortcuts

By | May 19, 2015 at 11:59 am

Keyboard shortcuts aren’t very easy to learn. The team at Motel, a full-service design and development agency, decided that learning hotkeys is not only not easy – it’s pretty annoying, too. They decided to make it fun to learn hotkeys so that people can love the…

Education

The Evolution of the Modern Day Classroom [Infographic]

By | May 19, 2015 at 11:00 am

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when young adults finished up high school and then quickly moved in one of two directions. They either enrolled in a four-year college to work toward their degree, or they got a job right out of…

Communication

Paris

Is Text Messaging Slowly Fading Away?

By | May 19, 2015 at 10:00 am

There have been a lot of entrepreneurs taking advantage of a somewhat niche, but popular, trend in the personal messaging space. Imgur, Imoji, and Pixit have all delivered the world a disruptive and different way to communicate with the people in your life. Instead of…

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