Business

Tampa

7 Tips From Tampa Bay Entrepreneurs on How to Fund a Startup

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

At any startup event, a couple questions are bound to come up: How can we hire the right people? How can we craft a healthy company culture? But the biggest by far is also the simplest. How do we pay for everything? At this week’s Tampa…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Foods That Will Help You Sleep At Night

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In her book The Sleep Revolution, Arianna Huffington discussed the ever-growing sleep deprivation crisis in our country and how the lack of a good night’s sleep is effecting healthy lifestyles, productivity at work, and even our personal relationships. While some people might turn to sleep technology to help…

Energy

Las Vegas

How Technology Influences the Future of Energy Management

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

By 2018, 70 percent of utilities are predicted to launch major digital transformations in response to the challenges faced in their current business model. For utilities, vendors, and regulators, the challenge is not just to examine and optimize existing processes, but also finding entirely new ways…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Secrets to Building A Startup with Logan LaHive of Techstars Chicago

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 11:20 am

Being obsessed with startups is something Logan LaHive, the new managing director at Techstars Chicago, is willing to admit. “I’ve always been involved in a startup and sort of obsessed with startups and technology. My heroes, and the people I’ve looked up to, have…

Productivity

3 Skills Every Startup Founder Needs to Learn for a Productive 2017

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 10:30 am

Founding and growing a successful company can be extremely difficult. It is commendable that new startup entrepreneurs have already charted out their journey towards this goal. Unlike owners of established organizations, startup entrepreneurs are required to wear multiple hats and play the roles of…

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Funding

7 Tips for Raising Capital in a Slower Market

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 9:15 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…

Opinion/Analysis

How Amazon and Uber Are Disrupting the Transportation Industry

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Amazon and Uber are in the process of launching initiatives that will disrupt the transportation industry by cutting out the middleman. With the start of…

Inspiration

Seattle

Data Meets Fashion: How One Man Used Coding to Excel in the Art World

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 7:00 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. The capstone project that helped Aaron Lichtner land a job as data scientist…

Tips & How To’s

6 Tech Founders Give Meeting Efficiency Tips That Actually Work

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 5:50 pm

No one likes an inefficient meeting. Whether it’s the excessive small talk or the boring PowerPoints, inefficient meetings are the bane of the productive employee. Fortunately, there are scientifically proven ways to achieve a more efficient meeting, but those don’t necessarily fit all companies. Finding the…

Health

Today in Sleep News: Turns Out It Shrinks Your Brain

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Sleep: We never get enough. In fact, if you’re a Brit, you officially lose a full night’s sleep on average each week. But an increase in depression from lack of sleep isn’t the only thing you can expect to pick up. According to a new…

Gear & Gadgets

6 Gadgets To Help You Become a Cord Cutter

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm

In a world of streaming media, being a cord cutter has become a norm. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Sling, HBO Go, and the hundreds of networks creating their own apps, consumers now have more options to move away from traditional cable and satellite in…

Events

Phoenix

The 5 Hottest Events at Phoenix Startup Week

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Having a supportive ecosystem can make a world of difference for budding startups. While a good idea can go a long way in the business world, startups need funding, mentoring, and support throughout the growth of the company. And if you think they’re coming…

Business

Your 4-Step Guide to Starting a Business Culture

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Setting a culture is always a goal for any business owner and making sure that all of the pieces with the office fit right into that culture that he or she is trying to build. People who do not fit into that culture should…

Communication

9 Tips for Improving How Your Team Uses Slack

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 11:20 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. When it comes to team communication, Slack has set itself apart from the rest. With enough impressive statistics to make your head spin, this internal…

HR and Recruiting

Stop Employee Time Theft From Eating Away at Your Profits

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

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HR and Recruiting

How to Build a Rock Solid Team for Your Startup

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. For young entrepreneurs with minimal funding and maximum energy, building a team is not typically a top priority. The thinking seems simple: why not work alone to stretch…

Happiness

4 Low-Cost Benefits That Majorly Boost Employee Healthiness

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Simple changes like encouraging healthy living and accommodating their schedules can do wonders for employee morale. Does your company offer free snacks in the lunchroom,…