SXSW

Austin

Charlene Li Wants to Help Leaders Be More Open [VIDEO]

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Charlene Li is the CEO of Altimeter Group, an organization that helps leaders thrive with disruption. She launched her third book, The Engaged Leader, during SXSW and shared with us the reasons she decided to write this book. Image Credit: Charlene Li   Leaders are…

Venture Capital

Boston

You Can Win $50,000 if You Provide a New Name for This VC Firm

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

Back in October of last year, the Cambridge, MA-based Atlas Venture announced that it would be splitting up its healthcare and IT teams into two groups. At the time, the VC firm stated that its healthcare division would continue to use its current name,…

SXSW

Austin

Frictionless Communication is Crucial for Success [VIDEO]

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 10:00 am

It might sound like an easy question at first glance: why is it important that your team communicate effectively? Most people would be quick to offer a relevant answer, but there are fewer people who offer a relevant solution. WorkingOn, a platform dedicated to…

Tips & How To’s

Four Reasons Your Startup Should Provide Tech Support at Launch

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 9:00 am

Founding a startup in today’s world without the help of technology is practically impossible. If you want to raise funding for your company, build a website, and have any kind of communication with your prospects and clients, you’ll have no choice but to accept…

SXSW

Austin

Your Entrepreneurial Ideas are Worth Fighting For [VIDEO]

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

It’s never easy to get up and pitch your idea to a room full of people. It’s not any easier when you have to stand in front of ABC’s Shark Tank crew, pitch your idea, and then hear how they don’t like it. Lori…

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Product Launch

NYC

Caliber, WhatsApp for Professionals Looking to Network

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 7:00 am

We’ve all heard that it’s often not what you know but who you know to get ahead. As it turns out, when it comes to finding a job, that may be truer than what we’d hope. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of all…

SXSW

Austin

RIISE: Building Custom Marketing Strategies for Clients [VIDEO]

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Ryan McLaughlin grew up in Dallas, went to Louisiana State University for his undergraduate degree, and ultimately ended up back in Austin where he started his first company. RIISE, as he’s called it, is a consulting agency that focuses on SEO and the entire…

SXSW

Austin

Mattr: Why Influencer Marketing is Great for Startups [Video]

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Startups make important and necessary pivots all the time. For San Francisco-based startup, Mattr, the change proved to be timely. Mattr provides marketers with consumer insights that includes personality data, as well as values, interests and demographics. The startup started as a social segmentation…

Mobile

San Francisco

Imgur Launches React at F8 Summit

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Today at the F8 Summit Imgur announced the launch of Imgur React, a way to easily communicate with GIFs across mobile applications. It was built out as a simple interface within the Imgur iOS app that lets Imgurians brows GIFs organized by expressions and…

SXSW

Austin

Glif: Petroglyphs Brought Into the 21st Century [VIDEO]

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Ancient people used to leave behind petroglyphs when they traveled to new locations, marking fertile valleys, amazing views, or areas of shelter for those that would come after them. Michael Ham and Jacqueline Shen founded Glif as an extension of that ancient belief, brought…

Dev & Design

3 Foolproof Tips for Designing a Mobile App

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In 2015, a factor in driving conversions for many businesses depends on a well-designed app that complements an existing website. But making this happen is a lot easier said than done. If you’re looking for a way to develop an app that can direct…

SXSW

Austin

Publicize: How to Get Your Startup Story Published [VIDEO]

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Every entrepreneur understands the value of getting the right media attention for their startup. It creates opportunities when raising funding, and it can also help acquire more users. But getting noticed by journalists can be difficult when you’re busy building a company. Moreover, if  you’re…

Accelerator

NYC

New Accelerator Launches in NYC to Boost EdTech Startups

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

EDGE Edtech, the New York, NY-based “startup generator” founded by edtech veterans Don Burton (whose resume includes time at Disney Education and Kaplan) and Jonathan D. Harber (former CEO of Pearson K12 Technology), has launched its 2015 EDGE Accelerator program in the city. Aimed…

Communication

Hop, the Messenger that Reinvents Email

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Email was a great innovation and surely marked a revolution back in 1962, when the AUTODIN network provided the first messaging service in the history of the Internet. It was such a good invention that more than half a century later, we still use…

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