CES

The Top 4 Startup Trends to Watch in 2017

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 3:30 pm

With CES right around the corner, the biggest tech trends for the year are about to be made known. Or at least, the trends that certain entrepreneurs wish were the biggest ones. As always with the startup community, it can be tough to cut through…

CES

Las Vegas

Nostalgia and Tech Combine in POWERUP FPV, the Paper Airplane Drone

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Your days of classroom shenanigans are likely behind you. No more spitballs, no more passed notes, and tragically, no more paper airplanes. Fortunately, everyone knows that nostalgia sells, which is why one company has decided that paper airplanes are not just for kids in…

CES

Las Vegas

GeniCan Adds Shopping List Tech To Your Trashcan

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Let’s face it, creating grocery lists is a pain, and more times than not, you find yourself forgetting at least one item after you’ve finished checking out. Fortunately, a new startup, GeniCan, is looking to solve this problem with a creative new idea they are…

Business

How Effective Is the ‘Why’ of Your Business?

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 11:20 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. A business without a clear “why” makes goals seem aimless — even if they’re being achieved. A business without a “why” is like a leader…

CES

Las Vegas

Sleep Number Launches New Smart Bed with Snore Detection at CES

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 10:30 am

Today at CES, Minneapolis-based Sleep Number unveiled their latest offering, a smart bed called the Sleep Number 360. Building upon their existing Sleep Number IQ solution that tracks how well someone sleeps and integrates with fitness platforms, they will now add a layer of…

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Education

Become A Savvy Entrepreneur By Using These 5 Edtech Learning Hacks

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 9:15 am

Entrepreneurs, by necessity, are crafty and resourceful. If a shortcut’s available, they’ll find it. If important knowledge is kept behind closed doors, they’ll get in. They also tend to be time-poor and, in the same breath, required to understand an enormous amount about a…

Business

Hit Your Customer Bullseye With This Three-Step Framework

By | Jan 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanized Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. At Galvanize, we’re putting a whole new spin on Study Hall with monthly,…

Interviews

Chicago

SpotHero’s Mark Lawrence on Building a Marketplace Business

By | Jan 2, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  Whether you’re in a big city or a small town, parking is the worst. Fortunately, someone is trying to do something about…

Opinion/Analysis

Law Firms and the Front Lines of Cyber Security

By | Jan 2, 2017 at 10:30 am

A devastating hack can strongly affect any business, but is especially hard for law firms. Their reputation depends on how much their clients trust them, so having someone leak mountains of sensitive documents about their clients can ruin any law firm and destroy the…

Lifestyle

What My $7 Bedside Clock Taught Me About Persistence

By | Jan 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

I knew it was new addition to the home, not because I actually saw it, but because of the ‘tick… tick… tick…’ that caught my attention as I rested in bed. The day had been a long one, full of phone calls, meetings, and attempting to…

Entrepreneur

10 Successful Entrepreneurs on Keeping Their New Year Resolutions

By | Jan 1, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. The new year can bring a lot of pressure to better yourself. Many people take to making New Year resolutions in hopes of committing to…

Startups & Apps

11 Apps That Allow You Watch Your Favorite Movies

By | Jan 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

The rate at which we are having technological advancements, many applications have emerged that can be able to do the same thing over time. This is common, especially for android users. Android OS has more than six million applications, some of which can perform the…

Tips & How To’s

How To Cope with Startup Failure

By | Dec 31, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Depending upon the research you subscribe to, startups in all industries have either an average of a 50% failure rate within the first five years, or, as Neil Patel stated in a Forbes article in 2015, 90% will fail. Perhaps the actual truth is…

Entrepreneur

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Successful Business

By | Dec 31, 2016 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. As someone who has always really enjoyed looking at other people’s gardens and the one who will literally stop and smell the roses, lilacs, peonies and any…

Entrepreneur

Philip Alexander of Mentorial on the Shifting Mindset of Millennials [Video]

By | Dec 31, 2016 at 10:30 am

Mentoring done well is about understanding your own talents, knowing how to leverage them, and becoming the best version of yourself. It’s a subject that is often misunderstood for the value and transient nature of how to model mentoring for the next generation. In this…

Tips & How To’s

4 Trends Staffing Firms Should Look Out for in 2017

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. The highs and lows of the past can often dictate a lot about what your firm can expect in the upcoming year. Mature or established…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Birds, Goats, Santa, and More

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

While the holidays are coming to an end, the Christmas spirit is definitely still in the air. And for those who missed out on giving presents to your mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, or friends and acquaintances, this list of apps…