Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: My Town, Pirates War, and More

By | Oct 15, 2016 at 10:30 am

Yes, there are apps for everything. But with the weekend upon us, don’t you think it’s time to have a little fun with some games? How about five games? Yeah, it’s Saturday, so take a moment to breathe and let the gaming apps buzz…

Marketing & Social Media

6 Ways Startups Can Boost Their Instagram Audience

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm

More than likely you hear the hype regarding Instagram and might even have an account for your business. The photo sharing site has 500 million monthly active users, so it’s kind of a big deal. If your account is doing well, you are making frequent…



TurboAppeal Raises $4M Series A for 18 City Expansion

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Every year, homeowners receive the dreaded invoice telling them how much they owe in property taxes and the sticker shock often causes people’s head to spin. If property owners find they are overpaying their share, TurboAppeal, a leading technology firm that helps consumers and businesses appeal property…



Connecticut Startups Are Looking to Rebound in 2016

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm

According to a recent study by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association and BlumShapiro, over two thirds of state businesses showed a profit in 2015, which is a 10-year high. However, the same study shows that half of those same businesses do not plan on…


What Happens to Your Body After Extensive Smartphone Use?

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 5:50 pm

A few years ago, smartphones were a pleasant addition to your life. They had fun games, engaging social media apps, and all your contacts in a handy pocket-sized device. But recently, they have become part of everyday life. You pay your bills on them,…



Clip Interactive Makes Radio More Engaging Than Ever

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 4:30 pm

When radio first hit the scene, it revolutionized home entertainment. For the first time, people were able to come together and listen to what was going on in the world. Stories were told, fun was had, and families were closer because of this amazing invention….


Will Drones and Self-Driving Cars Replace Delivery Drivers?

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 3:30 pm

With the rise of the on-demand economy, it seems more people are making deliveries than ever before. But with talk of drones bringing Amazon packages to your door and self-driving cars at the next junction, is the humble delivery driver an endangered species? Delivery…


Hover Camera Passport Is the First Truly Self-Flying Camera Drone

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Drones have become incredibly popular in recent years. From construction crews to photography majors, these hi-tech devices have been found every and anywhere you can imagine. But with confusing controllers, laggy smartphone apps, and inexperienced flyers, getting these drones off the ground and into…

Marketing & Social Media

Top 3 Tips to Keep Your Marketing Relevant

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 1:30 pm

As a startup, it’s essential to keep finding creative new ways to make your marketing messages stand out from the crowd. One of the best ways to do this is to make your marketing relevant to a broader public discussion or trends related to…

Gear & Gadgets

Playstation VR: First Impressions

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 12:45 pm

The long awaited Playstation VR is now available in the US and Canada, so we jumped right in to see what virtual worlds await us. Unlike the other two primary virtual reality systems on the market, Oculus and HTC Vive, the PS VR is…


iOS vs. Android App Development: What Is Better For Your Startup?

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 11:20 am

When it comes to smartphones, there is one war constantly being waged: Apple vs. Android. And while you might think this war is limited to Best Buys and Amazons, startups are always debating the merits of each when it comes to app development. According to…

Tips & How To’s


Here’s Your Chance to Nab the Best NYC Real Estate: Domain Names

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 10:30 am

Known as “the queen of New York real estate,” Barbara Corcoran is said to have turned a $1,000 loan from her ex-boyfriend back in 1973 into what is today a multi-billion dollar real estate empire. How’d she do it? Well, the star of ABC’s…


5 Rising Tech Cities On The International Scene

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 9:15 am

There has never been a better time to work in the tech sector. With job openings appearing at an exponential rate and relatively high salaries even for entry-level positions, it’s not hard to understand the appeal of finding employment within the industry. Of course,…

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Will Change Sports Forever

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Augmented reality and virtual reality are always looking for new industries to take over. The technology behind AR and VR were initially developed for video gaming, but has since innovated many different fields with everything from seat placement to live stats. Professional sports is no…


Defy Ventures Is Providing an Avenue to Success for Prison Inmates

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm

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…



How the Cubs Could Improve Their Jumbotrons’ User Experience

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 6:30 pm

The Chicago Cubs are in the middle of a historic run through the playoffs. Between having the best record in the regular season and mounting one of the biggest comebacks in playoff history agains the San Francisco Giants, the Cubs are poised to make…



The U.S. Government Wants to Supercharge A.I. Research and Development

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 5:50 pm

The U.S. government is taking a stronger look at AI research and development, according to a new report they just released. The report calls for additional support on “high-risk, high-reward AI research and its application,” alongside the need to “prioritize open training data and open data…