Mobile

4 Reasons Why Mobile Is the Future of Retail

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 5:59 pm

Retail is an industry experiencing rapid changes, with big players trying to improve delivery times. Production speed and countless other factors to satisfy consumers with evolving needs and lifestyles. While brick and mortar companies work to develop new channels to connect with their consumers,…

Education

Is Online Learning the Future of Further Education?

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 5:20 pm

Leading universities will offer fully accredited undergraduate degrees online within the next five years, according to the founder of educational platform Coursera. Speaking at an educational conference in London, Professor Daphne Koller said the next stage for digital learning would be the introduction of…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Blek, Next Lock Screen and More

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

With iOS 10 now available to users around the globe, starting your weekend off with some brand new apps could be just the jumpstart you need. And because some apps run better on this new operating system than others, I was sure to consider…

Mobile

6 Reasons Why Your Startup Needs a Mobile App Now

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Not every business benefits from having an app. But with the rising popularity of mobile, apps can be a great addition to your mobile readiness and customer retention strategy. The good news is that if this is your first time considering an app, you don’t…

Startups & Apps

7 Retail Startups Changing the Way We Shop

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 10:40 am

The world of retail is one open to innovation, change and industriousness. We’ve seen the way we shop transform through the decades, but never at a rate as fast as now. These are the start-ups making those changes happen – take a look. Vinted…

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Startups & Apps

How to Maximize Online Exposure for Your Tech Startup

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 8:00 pm

The sad reality is that there are literally thousands and thousands of tech startups each and every year, and because the field is so competitive, you might be eaten by the competition. That’s the bad news. The good news is that you can get the…

Startups & Apps

Chicago

Chicago VC Firm Is Providing a Unique Means of Supporting Startups

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The road to startup success is paved with failed attempts and business blunders. Founders and entrepreneurs are always struggling to acquire the many factors necessary to get a company off the ground and into the limelight. And while typical avenues have provide some startups…

Startups & Apps

Optimize Fitness Brings Machine Learning to Your Workout

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Smart technology has made life so much easier in recent years. It’s made homes safer, it’s made meals tastier, and it’s made watches a whole lot more complicated. Unfortunately, there is no device that can work out for you. There’s no app that can…

Security

Would Your Employees Pass This Simple Cybersecurity Test?

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm

In 2015, everyday citizens found hundreds of unbranded USB sticks in airports and coffee shops across four major cities (Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.). Letting their curiosity get the best of them, 17% of these people took the USBs and plugged them into their…

Startups & Apps

Denver

Skratch Labs Makes Food (and Shapes a Healthy Future) from Scratch

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm

This article is part of a Startup Week content series brought to you by CHASE for BUSINESS. Startup Week is celebration of entrepreneurs in cities around the globe.CHASE for BUSINESS is everything a business needs in one place, from expert advice to valuable products…

Politics/Government

VotePlz is One of the Easiest Ways to Register to Vote

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 4:20 pm

This week on Product Hunt, a new site launched to allow US eligible voters to register for the upcoming primary election. Using a simple three step process, VotePlz checks if you are already registered, registers you, and if needed, gives you instructions for mailing…

Startups & Apps

3 Major Trends About to Hit Wearable Startups

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm

There is a certain luxury mentality when it comes to the wearable market. We have access to a similar array of screen based media within all of our mobile devices, our sense of fashion is based on core attributes inherent in our accessories and…

Productivity

What Is the True Cost of Employee Disengagement?

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A staggering 70% of US employees are not engaged in the workplace. This modern day zombie apocalypse comes at a greater cost than you might realize – especially as a  startup. Gallup research has uncovered that the top 25% of engaged employees incur much less healthcare…

Startups & Apps

Get Your App Trending on the App Store with Trend Pie

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 11:56 am

Have you ever wondered how can you market your app and push it to the top of the App Store’s charts without breaking the bank? Let me tell you a secret recipe: it’s possible with the help of social media. So, if you have…