Reports & Rankings

The Top 10 Largest Startup Ecosystems in the U.S.

By | May 18, 2016 at 11:45 am

For years, the Bay Area has been considered one of the most prolific and innovative startup ecosystems in the world. With new companies sprouting up like dandelions and innovative technologies coming out of the California city like hot cakes, San Francisco and it’s surrounding…

News

Palm Beach

10 Startups Pitch in Live Crowdfunding Competition in West Palm Beach

By | May 18, 2016 at 11:00 am

This article is brought to you in partnership with Startup Palm Beach. Nearly 200 people gathered in downtown West Palm Beach to hear startups pitch for funding. This social event, called Crowdfunding & Cocktails, brought together members of the community, city officials, investors and…

Gear & Gadgets

Affordable, Comfortable Virtual Reality Is Possible with BOBOVR

By | May 18, 2016 at 10:15 am

While technology’s most important function is bettering the world, a little entertainment never hurt anyone. And with virtual reality becoming more and more available to every day consumers, you would be remiss to avoid this unique innovation in entertainment technology. After all, this kind of revolution…

Ecosystems

HR Open Source Is a Bold Collaboration to Improve Recruiting and HR

By | May 18, 2016 at 9:48 am

Human resources (HR) is one of the most unsexy parts of any organization, but no matter the size or company age it’s a necessary component to operating properly. Companies need to recruit, hire, retain, and keep people happy, but the industry is a bit…

Jobs

10 Best Entry-Level Remote Jobs for New Grads

By | May 18, 2016 at 9:27 am

For many job seekers, finding work that will make the most of your skills while being in the field you feel most passionate about can be a challenging task. Especially for new grads or those looking to jump into a new industry, the search…

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Marketing

6 Key Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing Strategy

By | May 17, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Whether you want to run a casual blog or sell goods more effectively, you need to have a good website. The problem, however, is that you can’t simply buy a domain name, pay for hosting, install WordPress, slap on a nice theme, and then…

Tips & How To’s

Your Guide to Creating Popular Content

By | May 17, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Quality content marketing is important for everyone – from small businesses and emerging startups to huge corporations and big companies. However, most are facing low returns on their sizable investments. The costs of creating engaging content and promoting it are quite high and the attention they are…

Energy

The Ever-Changing Environmental Role of Technology

By | May 17, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Tech entrepreneurs have been widely responsible for creating some of the best and worst technology from an eco-friendly perspective. Fortunately, many tech companies are now much more sensitive to the needs of the environment, and many cater to a green audience. As a result,…

Opinion/Analysis

Slow Down and Remember the Customer

By | May 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm

With the pace the tech industry runs at, it’s easy to buy into the idea that speed is a deliverable – “Move fast and break things”; “Release early and release often.” These sayings are core to the notion of the Minimum Viable Product –…

Opinion/Analysis

Why the Panama Papers Were Too Big to Change the World

By | May 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The Panama Papers were the largest data leak in the history of cyber attacks. 2.6 terabytes of information consisting of 11.5 million documents detailed the off-shore accounts of politicians, drug lords, celebrities and sports stars. When news original hit in April, news sources and…

Productivity

Forget Time Management; Productivity Comes Down to Mind Management

By | May 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm

There are several ways to approach the issue of increasing productivity. With new studies, tactics, and think pieces being published on the topic, it can be hard to decipher what will be most effective for you. In his Medium post, David Kadavy writes that…

Entertainment Industry

Use Celluloid When Looking to Stream a Specific Movie or Show

By | May 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm

For years, cable television was the medium of the masses. Millions of people tuned to weekly sitcoms and daily soap operas with the enthusiasm of hungry monkeys. But when streaming services like Netflix and Hulu staked their claim on the entertainment market, people swarmed…

Trends

The Secret to Keeping Millennials in Your Organization

By | May 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Millennials are the largest workforce that we’ve seen in recent years. The issue, though, comes not at how to attract Millennials to your organization – it’s about keeping them. According to a report by Deloitte, Millennial retention is at a record low. And companies…

Startups & Apps

Dallas

How ParkHub Is Changing the Parking Game

By | May 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm

George Baker, Sr. is in the parking business. Now, he’s not your typical parking king with lots scattered across cities and those complicated 0-20 mins, 20mins, and  3-hour signs. He’s invented a three-part system which allows ticketing & parking systems to change how they…

Gear & Gadgets

BrydgeMini iPad Mini Keyboard: Heavy, but Functional [Review]

By | May 17, 2016 at 12:30 pm

I have owned several iPads over the years, from the original to my current 2nd version iPad Mini. I usually only use them to browse the Internet while watching TV or commuting, or to watch the occasional movie. That being said, I have never…

Opinion/Analysis

Startups Are Too Focused on Funding; They Need a New Narrative

By | May 17, 2016 at 11:45 am

The startup world has been undergoing some major changes over the last few months. From refinancing much of the industry to promote long-term success and securing VC and investor support, there’s a push for more transparency and seriousness behind driving tangible change for startups….

Accelerator

Little Rock

Little Rock’s VC FinTech Accelerator Announces First Cohort

By | May 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

Gary Norcross, CEO of FIS Global – the world’s leading provider of financial technology services – kicked off the VC FinTech Accelerator at the Venture Center in Little Rock on Monday May 16. Norcross joined Tim Griffin, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, as well as…