Startups & Apps

Seattle

Top 10 Seattle Startups to Watch

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm

In case you haven’t heard, apps are being downloaded an average of zero times per month nowadays. It’s getting tougher to break through to consumers who are happily bouncing back and forth between their Facebook Messenger and Twitter apps, with a little Uber in between….

Startups & Apps

Scenic: Record and Share Your Motorcycle Ride

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 9:45 am

I recall those days when I jumped on my motorcycle took the (printed) map and put it in the map pocket of the tank bag — next to my (feature) phone — and off I went. The ride itself was excellent, but when visiting…

Startup

How Payline Data Bootstrapped their Way to $2 Million

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm

It’s been more than two years since the Kauffman Foundation reported that new, tech-heavy businesses were outpacing more traditional ones in business and job creation.  These new tech businesses also grow faster and hire more than other types. Since then, nothing has indicated that…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Recruiters: Be Social or Die

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Any company looking for fresh blood needs to know where the Gen X/Millennial crowd want to be contacted or where they want to learn about new career opportunities. Saying the answer is “social media” might sound obvious to many people, but there’s still a…

Travel

Las Vegas

Hyperloop One Opens Their Very First Factory

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm

For years, talk of a faster mode of transportation have bounced around the entrepreneur network. And with the advent of Hyperloop technology, the dream seems closer than ever. And between testing their technology in the desert with successful results and ousting their extravagant cofounder, Hyperloop One has had a pretty…

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Startups & Apps

San Diego

GoShare Is Your Friend with a Moving Truck

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 12:30 pm

While on the road to finding the global Startup Of The Year, we’re on a mission to feature and highlight as many rising stars as possible. From tech and hardware, to entrepreneurs improving the accessibility of health information, each month dozens of new startups…

Education

DC

Edtech Startup EverFi Receives $40 Million Investment

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 2:02 pm

Education is not always valued in the business world. Because there are so few direct avenues to profit, investors have typically strayed away from the questionable sector. But with the advent of edtech startups and the obvious need for better schooling in this country,…

Games

Pokémon Go Takes Players to Some Weird Places [Infographic]

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Since the release of Pokémon Go, fans have embraced the Pokémon trainer calling in droves. Sure, sometimes they walk into street lights by accident because they’re looking down at their phones, or they end up turning around in circles like spinning tops, but that…

SaaS

Survey Says: 80% of SaaS Professionals Are Clueless

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 9:12 am

SaaS, short for “software as a service,” is a business model that depends on selling subscriptions to a proprietary software, usually to businesses. Retaining clients is just as important to the bottom line as adding them in the first place. That’s why the results of…

Startups & Apps

Mobidox Eases Identification and Measurement of Medication Effects

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Technology is evolving even faster than ever before. Healthcare, one of the largest emerging industries in the workforce today, has much to accomplish with introducing the benefits of tech incorporation. But here’s how one company is looking to better merge the two, in the…

Mobile

Apple’s iPhone Depreciates at Faster Rate Than Android Phones

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm

If you imagined that buying a smartphones in this day and age would be a good investment, then you may want to rethink your investment strategy. While smartphones are certainly popular and retain a lot of nostalgic value, the unfortunate truth is that they…

Startups & Apps

Stay Informed with These Data-Driven Election 2016 Apps

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 11:45 am

As elections modernize over time, we see candidates embracing technology to reach voters, further their agendas, and broaden their fundraising reach.  We also see news organizations and startups trying to make information more accessible, including polling data, latest news, voter registration, and electoral maps….

Startups & Apps

London

Lobster Media: An Image Marketplace Between Real People

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 11:00 am

While on the road to finding the global Startup Of The Year, we’re on a mission to feature and highlight as many rising stars as possible. From tech and hardware to entrepreneurs improving the accessibility of health information, each month dozens of new startups…

Startups & Apps

Skip Customer Support and Use This One-Click Service App

By | Jul 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm

There is no shortage of customer service complaints in the world of retail and air travel. As two of the most contentious industries when it comes to keeping their customers happy, representatives have horror stories that would make your stand on end. But in…