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Startups & Apps

What Users Are looking for In Your Mobile App

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm

With the rise in the use of smartphones, mobile apps have become all-important tools. However, like every other industry, the world of mobile app design and development is characterized by its own challenges. No matter what industry niche a particular app belongs to, users…


The Ultimate Guide To Protecting Your Online Identity

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 9:00 pm

With social media having penetrated in all aspect of our lives, keeping your personal data secure and private becomes quite a challenge. Ebay, Evernote, Adobe, Court Ventures, the US Military and now notorious Ashley Madison are just a few companies who failed with keeping…


San Francisco

HelpCrunch Expands Live Chat Services Into a Web Platform

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 7:20 pm

HelpCrunch has only been available since the end of May 2015, and they’ve only been available to mobile users. However, when I spoke with them during their launch, the team indicated that it would only be a matter of time before they rolled out…

Startups & Apps

Lead Layer: Email Marketing Arrives on Mobile Apps

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm

When Apple pulled the discovery service and daily deal application App Gratis from the App Store in 2013, everyone thought the business was gone.  After all with no app in the App Store, you are dead. End of story. But wait! That’s just the…

3D Printing

3D Print Your Own Jewelry With Trove

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

3D printing is one of the most exciting technologies in recent years. The concept behind it is truly brilliant: if you can imagine it, you can make it, regardless of your location, and the applications are virtually endless: organs to save lives, pieces for…



Time Tracking: Why Every Developer Should Do It

By | Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Every software and web developer has probably heard that hourly time tracking just doesn’t stick in this line of work. They name different reasons: programmers’ output can be very uneven and may be dramatically different from day to day or even from hour to…

Startups & Apps

7Dayz: The Story of Your Last 7 Days in Pictures

By | Oct 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Digital photography changed everything: according to Infotrends, by the end of this year, we will have taken 810 billion photos across the globe. Some say that number will reach a trillion in 2016. So what do we do with all those pictures? Social media…

Celebrate Startup Tour


Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: ROAR For Good

By | Oct 6, 2015 at 11:17 am

From apps to hardware, to KickStarter successes and international startups, we’re inching closer to finding out who will take home the title of Startup of the Year competition at our annual Celebrate Conference today. Among the dozens of participants that applied for the online competitions, only a few…

Celebrate Startup Tour


Meet the Chicago Startup of the Year Semi-Finalists

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

From the start of the 2015, has been on a journey to find the very best startups across the globe. From Chicago to Las Vegas and everything in between, we’ve identified more than 50 startups deserving of the title Startup of the Year….

Celebrate Startup Tour


Meet the DC and Southern Virginia Startup of the Year Semi-Finalists

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 6:00 pm

From the start of the 2015, has been on a journey to find the very best startups across the globe. From Washington DC to Las Vegas and everything in between, we’ve identified more than 50 startups deserving of the title Startup of the…

Celebrate Startup Tour

A Closer Look at Our Southern Region 2015 Startup of The Year Semifinalists

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm

For the past nine months, we’ve been looking high and low for the world’s best start-ups. If you’ve been following the competition closely, the wait is over. On Monday, October 5th we’ll host 52 of the world’s best startups for our semi-finalists showcase. Then…


7 Hosted eCommerce Solutions for Small Businesses

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm

I’ve set up, scaled and sold over 20 eCommerce websites. Over the course of that process I learned a lot. I hate to use cliches, but I the most valuable lessons I learned were through my failures. My biggest failure was trying to build out…


10 Vital New Trends for Mobile App Development

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 8:00 am

Now that the market is crammed full with apps and mobile developers, it is time to separate them into three main categories: bad ones, good ones and brilliant ones. Of course, everybody would love to be a part of the last category, but things…


What place do e-bikes have in the electric vehicle market?

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Although patents for electric bicycles have been around since the 1890s, real strides in the technology and their usage by the average rider is only being seen today. Meanwhile other electric vehicles have received far more publicity and notoriety. With advancements in battery power…