Coworking spaces

What Makes Coworking Spaces Attractive for Startups

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 10:30 am

When coworking spaces first came on the scene, they met some very basic needs for entrepreneurs and their teams. They provided another option for those who could not afford to independently lease or purchase office space under typically long term contracts. These hive-like spaces…

Tips & How To’s

9 Things to Consider Before Giving Employees a Cost of Living Increase

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. While some entrepreneurs adjust salary depending on the city, others think raises are best saved for performance. The factors used when deciding to increase salary…

Sports

The Top 20 Super Bowl Ads on YouTube Since 2008

By | Feb 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm

During the TV time outs there’s a growing tradition that occurs on Super Bowl Sunday that everyone can enjoy, the Super Bowl ads. Each year, upcoming companies and big brands spend millions of dollars trying to capture the viewer’s attention in between the whistle. YouTube recently released their…

Ecosystems

Portland, Maine

MTI Provides Grants to Seven Maine Companies

By | Feb 5, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. While the Maine startup…

Dev & Design

6 Important Questions to Ask Before Creating Your Startup Logo

By | Feb 5, 2017 at 10:30 am

Creating a business logo is incredibly important but also surprisingly simple. Honestly, you could start designing your logo right now and be done before bedtime. But before you get started, you should probably think through a few things. Here are six important questions to ask…

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HR and Recruiting

3 Ways to Keep Your Best Talent for the Long Haul

By | Feb 4, 2017 at 2:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. When trying to get a startup off the ground, a lot time and effort goes into developing the product and reaching the customer. So much…

Automotive

You Can Reduce Distracted Driving With These Gadgets

By | Feb 4, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Winter is already a treacherous time on the road, with snowstorms leading to narrower roads, black ice making streets slick and additional blind spots developing on your fogged up windows. Each year, 800 people die in winter-related motor vehicle crashes due to snow, sleet…

Gear & Gadgets

Enhance Your Home Entertainment System with These Wireless Speakers

By | Feb 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

Are you tired of using those dinky speakers on your computer to listen to music? Would you prefer a more versatile speaker solution that you can use in any room? Then it’s time to consider today’s advanced wireless speakers – and we’ve got the best wireless…

Virtual Reality

How Technology Heralds a Golden Era for Animation Storytelling

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The advanced evolution of technology has brought a golden era in animation storytelling. For decades, the fast-growing world of technology has influenced animation from the formative years of the spindle viewer to the innovations brought about by zoetrope. Graphic animation creations have now moved…

Education

4 Steps to Creating an Engaging Online Course

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Selling content online has become a massive industry in the last several years, as online courses rake in well over $100 billion annually. As the internet continues to mature, the industry’s reach and profitability swells as well. Considering the massive potential that online courses…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Edtech, Elon Musk, Immigration Ban, and Super Bowl 51

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 5:50 pm

In the last week, a lot has happened. From the controversial immigration ban over the weekend to Super Bowl media day, Tech.Co covered a wide range of news stories, innovative tech, and burgeoning startups. And while you may have been too busy to read…

Culture

4 Proven Strategies for Hiring a Diverse Team

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Culture can be a tricky thing: Those who don’t fit into a culture are implicitly or explicitly encouraged to move on, but the end result can be a stagnation. The ideal culture should be one that is free to evolve and include others without losing…

Entrepreneur

13 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for The Entrepreneur in Your Life

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm

Valentine’s Day may not be the most important holiday, but it’s certainly one of the largest consumer-driven holidays of the year. In just over a week, restaurants will be overbooked, chalk-flavored candy hearts will be in every grocery store, and that special person in your…

Diversity

Women Coders Are Rated Higher, As Long As Their Gender Is Unknown

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 2:20 pm

The gender gap is a well-documented social phenomenon that affects pretty much everyone. Women, particularly in tech, are notably misrepresented in the workforce, and when they’re well-represented, their pay hardly reflects any semblance of equality. Perhaps the most infuriating aspect of this unfair system…

Entrepreneur

13 Entrepreneurs Dish On The Importance of Health and Wellness

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 12:50 pm

For entrepreneurs, focusing on change and newness don’t just come at the start of a calendar, but at a moment’s notice. With hectic schedules, long days, and even longer nights, it’s important to carve out time to focus on your health, wellness, and of…

Accelerator

6 Accelerators to Watch Out for in 2017

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 11:20 am

When it comes to success in the business world, startups get all the glory. Whether their innovative products have transformed a struggling industry or their fascinating new software has created a new means of doing business, startups are lorded as the heroes of innovation….

Sports

Phoenix

The PGA TOUR Is Attracting Millennials to Golf with Innovative Tech

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 10:40 am

The sounds of polite golf claps and gentle sighs have been replaced with the rumbling sound of over 600,000 cheering fans found at the Waste Management Phoenix Open PGA TOUR. This event is like no other as it has an eco-friendly mission and considered one…