Entrepreneur

Colombia

This Man Is Boosting South America’s Entrepreneurship

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 9:45 am

We all know how entrepreneurship is booming in North America. While the rate of self-employment is dropping, starting a business remains a very appealing business option. In other parts of the globe, attracting and creating entrepreneurs is an important means to boosting the local…

FinTech

How Bitcoin Startups Are Disrupting the Remittance Market

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 9:02 am

Remittance companies have been long flourishing at the low-developed markets. Over $28,5 billion in personal remittances have been sent and received in the Philippines last year, which make up one-tenth of the country’s GDP. In Nigeria, the number is close to $35 billion annually….

Opinion/Analysis

Native Advertising: The Rise of Content Performance Marketing

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Businesses are told to produce more content, be more social, and try to connect with consumers on a personal level. Large companies with mega advertising budgets seem to churn out endless content. And launch thoughtful social media campaigns, but none of that is easy…

Tips & How To’s

Here Are 7 Content Marketing Tips for Your Startup

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Most effective startups hit the ground running with their content marketing efforts. If you own a startup and want to generate a lot of buzz, build up a base of interested buyers and, take the world by storm, you’re going to need to focus on content marketing way…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Alternative Sleep Schedules Can Supercharge Your Work Life

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are always pressed for time. Between the incredible demands at work and their attempts to preserve a social life, there’s very little time for anything else, sleep included. Unfortunately, a lack of quality sleep is dangerous and unhealthy. Eventually, it’ll erode the progress you’ve made…

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Business

10 Content Marketing Tools to Add to Your Arsenal

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm

App culture makes life easier and increases efficiency. And when it comes to content marketing, keeping up with the latest tools is the best way to stay ahead of the curve. You already know about Buffer, Hootsuite, MailChimp, and Google Analytics, and you’ve probably used or…

Jobs

Study: Unhappiness at Work Leads to Poor Overall Health

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm

A good job is the envy of every millennial in the world. With a struggling job market and a shifting business landscape, many struggle to find the right fit for their career. A position that fits your personality, your productivity, and your field is…

Startups & Apps

Denver

Skratch Labs Makes Food (and Shapes a Healthy Future) from Scratch

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm

This article is part of a Startup Week content series brought to you by CHASE for BUSINESS. Startup Week is celebration of entrepreneurs in cities around the globe.CHASE for BUSINESS is everything a business needs in one place, from expert advice to valuable products…

Tips & How To’s

Lessons from Techstars on Perfecting the Startup Pitch: Part Two

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 4:40 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…

Politics/Government

VotePlz is One of the Easiest Ways to Register to Vote

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 4:20 pm

This week on Product Hunt, a new site launched to allow US eligible voters to register for the upcoming primary election. Using a simple three step process, VotePlz checks if you are already registered, registers you, and if needed, gives you instructions for mailing…

Startups & Apps

3 Major Trends About to Hit Wearable Startups

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm

There is a certain luxury mentality when it comes to the wearable market. We have access to a similar array of screen based media within all of our mobile devices, our sense of fashion is based on core attributes inherent in our accessories and…

Opinion/Analysis

Hardhats to Hard-Drives: How Tech Is Saving the Oil and Gas Industry (and the Earth)

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Oil and Gas (O&G) companies all over the globe have been hit hard by the recent oil price drop. Since the crash began in June 2014, the 300 largest global oil and gas companies have recorded $2.3 trillion in stock market losses. Companies in…

Jobs

Only 3 Countries Have More Women Than Men in Management Positions

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm

The gender gap is a substantial one. Whether it’s pay, parental leave, or respect in the work place, women are constantly fighting an uphill battle to establish themselves in the business world. And while the world has been taking steps to right the wrongs…

Productivity

What Is the True Cost of Employee Disengagement?

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A staggering 70% of US employees are not engaged in the workplace. This modern day zombie apocalypse comes at a greater cost than you might realize – especially as a  startup. Gallup research has uncovered that the top 25% of engaged employees incur much less healthcare…

Announcements

San Francisco

The International Startup of the Year Competitors

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! The international startup landscape is a burgeoning ecosystem of diverse and unique ideas emerging in countries all over the world. Whether it’s FinTech…

News

Elon Musk on Tesla’s Autopilot 8.0: “Superhuman”

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Tesla’s 8.0 update to its Autopilot software will be rolled out within a few weeks. Announced today, the update will offer better radar and better fleet learning. If in action last May, Elon stated, “we believe [the update] would have” saved the life of Josh Brown, driver…

Startups & Apps

Get Your App Trending on the App Store with Trend Pie

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 11:56 am

Have you ever wondered how can you market your app and push it to the top of the App Store’s charts without breaking the bank? Let me tell you a secret recipe: it’s possible with the help of social media. So, if you have…