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,…


Online Payments Are Simple and Secure With Fintech App Trustly

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Shopping on the internet is common place for most users, but online payments still scare a lot of people, particularly payments made with credit cards. Whether its because of simple ignorance on the matter or an unwillingness to pay for all the fees often associated…

3D Printing

Local Motors Is Totally Stoked About Their New 3D-Printed Longboard

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Since the 1950s, skateboarders have ruled the concrete jungles and long California roads with everything from longboards to cruisers. And as far as the means to ride these road waves are concerned, there has been a notable evolution of materials used for decks. It started with…


If You Don’t Think Diversity in Tech Matters, You’re Wrong

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Recently, Tech London Advocates (TLA) hosted the Diversity in Tech event in London to highlight the technology industry’s lack of a diverse workforce. The event took place on the same day TLA published a survey revealing the majority of technology businesses in London are…

Tips & How To’s

What Nuclear Science Can Teach You About Marketing

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 3:30 pm

You probably hear the term “critical mass” in conversation without thinking too hard. The term refers to the inertia needed to get a business moving, but the original definition comes from nuclear science. And that original definition, as this article’s title and your reading comprehension skills…


Young Men Are More Unemployed Than Ever, And They’re Loving It

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 2:30 pm

It’s no secret that the job market has fallen on tough times. While unemployment is lower than it has been in recent years, millennials are having trouble getting their foot in the door of a respectable career, particularly those without bachelor’s degrees. And while…


How to Address and Improve Underserved Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Not every entrepreneurial ecosystem will lead the pack like Silicon Valley. For smaller ecosystems, underserved industries, and unattended niches, it can be difficult to start up in a meaningful way. But when it comes to startup ecosystem success, there are a few things you need to…


You Can Win This Mobile Game by Controlling Your Stress

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 12:50 pm

In the hectic world of today, stress controls your life. From waking up in the morning to a blaring alarm to commuting to work in bumper to bumper traffic, there’s plenty to be stressed about on a day to day basis. And while meditation…



Notes From the Road: Rise of the Rest Phoenix Tour

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 11:20 am

In the Valley of the Sun, there is a heat wave of startup activity throughout the community. Our final stop on the Rise of the Rest Tour landed us in Phoenix and we went full afterburner until the sun set in the west. We…


San Francisco

Everwise Raises $16M, Launches Employee Skill Development Platform

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

Today, San Francisco-based Everwise has announced the successful close of a $16 million Series B round. Their latest round is led by Sequoia Capital, with support from prior investors Canvas Ventures and Webb Investment Network. The company is said to use their latest injection…


5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Need Cyber Security

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 9:15 am

According to The National Cyber Security Alliance, one out of five small businesses is affected by cybercrime each year. Worse, 60% of those hit go out of business within six months after the attack. In most cases, the potential consequences of a cyber-crime are immense…

Tips & How To’s

6 Tech Innovations That Have Changed the Travel Industry

By | Oct 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Currently, the modern world is also called the digital world: Technology has played a major role in every industry. And the travel industry is one of the top industries to enjoy the evolution of technology. Technology has benefited both the traveler, the traveling agency, and the…