Infographics / Images

The Power & Use of Infographics in Business

By | May 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Infographics have grown in popularity over the years – and rightfully so. They’re transforming how we receive and distribute information online, which helps us conduct more efficient digital marketing. And thanks to the emergence of new tools, the importance of infographics has reached new…

News

Pittsburgh

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Is On The Streets in Pittsburgh

By | May 20, 2016 at 1:40 pm

Uber has revolutionized the transportation game on more than one occasion. Whether it be their simple ride-sharing service or their unique logo change, you would be hard-pressed to go a single day without seeing Uber in the news. But now, Uber is making waves in…

Startup

The 7 Best Email Add-Ons For Your Startup

By | May 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm

When it comes to running a business, productivity is all about strategy. Without one, you could end up doing a lot more work than necessary. As a founder, you can’t take on every task. Delegating responsibilities is one of the most important skills a successful…

Productivity

Productivity Tips To Push You Through the Workday Slump

By | May 20, 2016 at 11:45 am

Let’s be honest – being productive as an employee can be challenging sometimes. Whether you’re more of a morning or a night person, we’re all susceptible to falling into the trap of the midday slump. Thankfully, there are ways to get around that. Here…

Diversity

Outliers: Maggie Leung of NerdWallet

By | May 20, 2016 at 11:01 am

Outliers is a new series that serves to spotlight underrepresented voices in the tech and entrepreneur world. With entrepreneurship on the rise, it can be hard to find a place that spotlights the work done by incredible entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds. Maggie Leung is…

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Opinion/Analysis

How You Can Develop Better Software

By | May 20, 2016 at 10:18 am

With an app for everything and SaaS startups popping like mushrooms after the rain the competition for users has gotten fierce at the software domain. Coding just another product that “does some stuff” is no longer enough. Users who spend 10+ hours a day…

Opinion/Analysis

Will Coding Bootcamps Replace the Need for Higher Education?

By | May 20, 2016 at 10:01 am

With the rising costs of higher education, more and more people are seeking alternative options. In particular, the increase of popularity with coding bootcamps has led to a destigmatization of coding, as well as opened the door for individuals from all kinds of backgrounds…

Case Study

Why Are Millennials So Unhappy at Work?

By | May 20, 2016 at 9:42 am

Happiness can come in many forms. Whether you derive pleasure from spending time with friends or working on a creative project, the subjectivity of joy is well-documented. But if you hate the place you work, being unhappy will be a staple of your day….

Dev & Design

WordPress Plugins You Need Now for Maximum Engagement

By | May 19, 2016 at 8:00 pm

To be relevant in today’s digital market, you have to be able to juggle relevancy and providing valuable information to your customers. Understanding what your audience’s needs are and how you can meet them will aid you in providing the best service you can….

Opinion/Analysis

The Power of Social Selling

By | May 19, 2016 at 7:06 pm

Social selling has been touted as the future of sales, but many forward-thinking businesses have already begun fully harnessing this approach. Ssocial selling is based around the concept of using social media to closely connect with current and prospective prospects. This can include everything…

Startups & Apps

This Startup Could Have Prevented Some Big Data Breaches

By | May 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm

An Iranian “hacktivist” group has come forward to publicly take credit for the 2013 hack of a dam in the suburbs of New York City. The implications of the hack are wide-ranging, something that Senator Charles Schumer noted when he spoke about the incident:…

Trends

DC

7 Technologies Changing the Government

By | May 19, 2016 at 5:00 pm

The Obama administration has made a consistent push to increase innovation and to increase the adoption of startups and non-traditional technologies. The word “innovation” may conjure headlines on remote sensing devices or drone technologies, but technology’s impact on government is also affected through platforms,…

Reports & Rankings

The Top 25 Cities for Startup Exits

By | May 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Startups have a number of options when it comes to an exit strategy. And while the goal is obviously to create a company that can rival Google, a hefty paycheck is all the more impressive when you made it yourself. And while a startup…

Events

Detroit

Detroit Hosts Largest Inaugural Startup Week in History

By | May 19, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Detroit is in the midst of a renaissance. It is a city that was once thriving and has seen more than its share of hard times in recent decades. But in the last few years it has become an opportunist’s dreamland. The hardworking backbone…

Ecommerce

Top 3 Platforms for Selling Courses Online

By | May 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Being skilled and knowledgable is pretty great. Not only do you get to enjoy the splendors of knowing whats going on, but people are also interested in learning from you. And if you are trying to monetize this knowledge, you just have to find…

News

How Google’s Virtual Assistant Tackles Gender Inequality

By | May 19, 2016 at 1:40 pm

The announcement of Google’s new virtual assistant is tackling how we view gender inequality within A.I. On Wednesday, Google unveiled their new voice-powered digital assistant and plans to develop the digital assistant further that could rival Amazon’s Echo. As a stunning 20 percent of…

Lifestyle

Study: Sleep Is an Indicator of Overall Health

By | May 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Everyone knows the importance of getting a good night’s rest. The last thing you want to do is be tired for a day full of meetings and projects. After all, there isn’t a boss on the planet that doesn’t cringe when someone yawns during…