The How and Why of Restructuring Your Struggling Startup

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 11:20 am

When your startup isn’t doing well, it can be easy to throw in the towel and go down with the ship. However, a good entrepreneur knows that pivoting and restructuring are integral parts of any startup success story. A new plan could make all the difference in…


U.S. Employment Looks Great for Everyone Except the Less Educated

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 10:30 am

Yesterday we brought you the news on U.S. freelancers, who have hit 55 million and raised $1 trillion in 2016. Now we’ve got the stats exploring last month’s employment, freelance and non-freelance. Sure, it’s just a month, but it points to a trend that’s…


Is Waterproofing The New Trend In Electronic Technology?

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 9:15 am

Everyone remembers how much fun it was to push your friends in the pool. Unfortunately, with the increased popularity of mobile devices, more and more people are wary of this formerly-harmless outdoor prank. The ubiquitous nature of water in our daily life poses a…


3 Ways Good ERP Software Can Boost Productivity

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Everyone knows that technology can help raise your business to the next level. The use of cloud computing and the availability of supporting softwares are making businesses – from small startups to large corporations – strive in the face of evolution. There are so…


San Francisco

Facebook’s Algorithms Officially Can’t Handle Fake News

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The Washington Post has been tracking Facebook’s “Trending Topics” column for the last three weeks, searching for evidence that the social media giant’s recent switch from human editors to a computed algorithm may have affected the news bulletins. They have: The Post found five fake stores…



Poor Sleep Has Become a Public Health Epidemic [Infographic]

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Study after study has shown that sleep is good for you. It gives you energy, it regulates your organs, it even provides a means of entertainment in the form of dreams. But for some reason, entrepreneurs often think that they can sleep when they’re…

Virtual Reality

How VR Can Revolutionize Professional Training

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 5:50 pm

There are many professions in which making mistakes can be extraordinarily expensive. When a surgeon, pilot, soldier, racecar driver or other professional whose livelihood depends on precision makes an error the result can be damage to extremely expensive equipment. Even worse, there can be…


U.S. Freelancers Earned An Estimated $1 Trillion in 2016

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 4:30 pm

A new survey by Upwork, in partnership with Freelancers Union, has looked into the state of freelancing in America. The upshot is that freelancers are on the rise. They went from 53 million in 2014 to 55 million in 2016, making them a full 35 percent of the U.S. workforce…



ShearShare: On Becoming Startup of the Year, Solving Problems, and Bootstrapping

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Each day we applaud startups for their latest round of funding no doubt a challenging accomplishment, but it can mean we often overlook those who bootstrap. These startups tirelessly plan, scrape, save, and sacrifice their way of life in order to achieve something great. Bootstrappers are…


The New BMW Motorcycle Can Balance on Its Own

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When summer rolls around, motorcycles can be found on every street in a major city. From the loud rev of the engine to the wind in your hair, these two-wheeled vehicles are one of the most poular means of getting around. And if you’ve…


Help Your Child Learn with These On-Demand Tutoring Apps

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Education is important to every child’s development. As a parent, you want to find the best ways to learn for your little ones. And if they need some additional help with a particular subject, or just a more individualized learning experience, your smartphone could be…



8 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Chicago

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 12:45 pm

With the Cubs advancing in the MLB playoffs, Chicago is abuzz with excitement. Even with winter looming in the coming months, there is a certain energy in the city that is palpable when you wander through The Loop, Lakeview, and Wrigleyville. Many people refer to…


MEL Science Raises $2.5 Million Series A to Make Learning Fun

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 11:20 am

The key to learning effectively is having fun. Whether it’s in a math class or an english lesson, if students are entertained and engaged, they’re going to come away with some helpful knowledge. Now, MEL Science is offering a fun and educational way to get on…



Skurt Is Giving Miami Alternative Transportation: On-Demand Cars

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 10:30 am

Skurt, an on-demand mobility company currently operating in LA, Orange County and San Diego, has come to Miami. The car rental service works by app: You just download the app, pick what type of car you want, and Skurt will arrive to deliver the car…


6 Digital Marketing Strategies for Your Human Resources Department

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 9:15 am

Marketing your business is an essential part of overall company performance, but have you ever stopped to consider the way you market available positions? In any competitive industry, it’s essential that you attract top talent. So how do you go about letting the modern…

Gear & Gadgets

Need Energy? Transform Your Diet With These Top-Rated Blenders

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Buying a blender is a big step! Not only does it mean you probably have some very specific plans – like finally making those healthy smoothies in the morning instead of grabbing a donut – but it also means you’re willing to spend at…



You Can Invest on the World’s Best Cooking Robot

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm

When you hear the words “cooking robot”, you might be thinking about these devices where you follow a pre-determined recipe, put several ingredients in, run the device at a certain speed for a certain time, and that is it – your food is done,…