Accounting

5 Questions to Ask Before Paying Your Global Crowd

By | May 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Are you among the 90% of U.S. businesses that hire independent professionals? If so, chances are you’ll be seeking out talent online via one of the fast-growing crowdsourcing marketplaces — and chances are even better that the talent you hire will not be based…

Reports & Rankings

STUDY: Majority of Americans Not Confident in Social Media Privacy

By | May 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm

According to a report released yesterday by the Pew Research Center, the majority of adults in the United States (69 percent of them) aren’t confident that social media sites like Facebook and Twitter will keep their personal data private and secure. The report by…

Startups & Apps

Top Cloud Based Solutions for Startups

By | May 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Cloud based solutions offer astonishing opportunities for startup businesses. With cloud solutions, you often don’t have to invest as much in computers, you can access what you need from anywhere, and you often get free upgrades when software improves. Let’s talk about some of…

Education

Ed Tech Is Trending: Here’s Why you Should Join too

By | May 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Whether you are an investor looking for a new profitable and socially-minded business or an avid entrepreneur focuses on hot new industries where you can have an impact,  the educational-technology (ed tech) sector should be at the top of your list. According to CB…

Mobile

Messaging App QUICKIE Now Supports Video

By | May 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm

QUICKIE is a live messaging app, dubbed as “an app for the next generation”. And, just like it happens in real life, on QUICKIE conversations are gone after they reach their destination. The app offers several ways of communicating, going from the simple short…

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Trends

7 Careers to Explore in Wearable Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm

While there are few out there who have given up on wearable technology, many still believe that wearable tech will be an essential part of our everyday lives in the near future. Sure, Google has halted its Google Glass Explorers program and the Apple…

Hottest Showcasing Startup

DC

Celebrate Startup Tour Heads to DC

By | May 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm

DC Tech, we’re back! This time we’re rocking and rolling on the Tech Cocktail (a Tech.Co production) mixer and startup tour so join us on June 10th at 1776 where we’ll search for the Startup of the Year! Since January, Tech Cocktail has been traveling the…

Tips & How To’s

Top 5 Intellectual Property Tips for Marketers

By | May 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm

On the surface, the job description of a marketer is to help their company or their client raise awareness of their brand or educate customers in the hopes of generating sales of whatever product they have to offer. So while it’s logical to view…

Ecosystems

Chicago

The Chicago Blackhawks: Mobilizing 2M People Via Social Media

By | May 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm

This celebration of the Chicago ecosystem is brought to you by @properties, the leading Chicago real estate brokerage serving both the city of Chicago and North Shore through dynamic marketing and innovation. It’s round three of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs right now, and…

Ecosystems

Dallas

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs in Dallas

By | May 21, 2015 at 11:00 am

The Dallas startup scene is BOOMING and this month LAUNCHDFW, The DEC, Tech Wildcatters and Startup Grind have partnered to produce a day to celebrate female entrepreneurs.   Jennifer Conley of the organizing team encourages all women to come out to this free event…

Lifestyle

41 Entrepreneurs Share Their Unusual Hobbies

By | May 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

Hobbies are activities, interests, and pastimes that we tend to undergo for our pleasure during our free time. They are fun and we easily obsess about them because they are our escape from the stress and pressure of startup life. Bill Gates, for example, collects…

Productivity

United Kingdom

Veeqo Gets $1 Million for UK to US Expansion

By | May 21, 2015 at 9:00 am

Veeqo today announced that they have officially raised $1 million in funding to fuel the reach of their expansion efforts into the US from the UK. It’s a great outcome for the company, which was only looking to raise $400,000 via the Seedrs platform. “We already have…

Culture

6 Ways to Create More Flow at Work

By | May 21, 2015 at 8:00 am

There’s a great paradox of work: even though we experience more flow at work than anywhere else, we’d usually prefer to be doing something other than work. Researcher Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, who developed the concept of flow by interviewing around 10,000 people, attributes this paradox…

Accounting

San Francisco

Due.com Simplifies Time Tracking for Tech Companies

By | May 20, 2015 at 9:00 pm

When you are charging your clients for the amount of time that it takes you to complete a project, it becomes imperative to always get the timing exactly right. Failure to embrace this philosophy could quickly lead to unsatisfied customers, and this is the…

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