Mobile

Turns Out People Don’t Care Enough About Sleep to Change Tech Habits

By | Jan 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

We’ve all read the news and the reports: Sleep is essential. Many people worldwide have a sleep problem. These problems tie in to depression. Checking your phone before bed makes your sleep worse. But have we changed our habits in response? As those of…

Automotive

Chicago

CarAdvise Founder Greg Tepas on Building A Marketplace

By | Jan 21, 2017 at 2:30 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.  The check engine light starts to blink and your heart sinks. A trip to the mechanic is in your future. What else…

Startups & Apps

CloudSight’s Tech Reveals the Most Popular Star Wars Figurines

By | Jan 21, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Taking advantage of the expectation generated by the latest Star Wars film, CloudSight, the visual cognition leader, decided to study the franchise. It is well-known that the fans of Star Wars will gobble up any merchandise that the movie franchise produces, and ultimately Star…

Web

The Top 3 Sites That Could Land You a Driving Job

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 8:30 pm

With all the novelties brought by the internet, the possibility of getting work online is one of the most amazing. Nowadays, we can work and be paid without having a fixed employer, being paid via new and innovative systems. There are many career paths available,…

Startups & Apps

5 Essential Programming Tools for Every Software Startup

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Having killer programming tools at your disposal makes all the difference when it comes to running a software startup. They allow you to spend less time working on mundane programming tasks and more time wowing your new customers. It also gives you a chance…

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Startups & Apps

DC

Seed Spot, Booz Allen Launch DC Social Impact Incubator

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurs have quite a few options when it comes to transforming the idea on the back of a napkin into a full fledged company. Unfortunately for those seeking to create a positive social impact, the options are notably less plentiful. In Washington DC however, SEED SPOT…

Startups & Apps

Brand24 Explores the Relation Between CRM and Social Networks

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Customers have always been the most important part of a business. Consequently, controlling the business-customer relationship is also an important aspect of a company’s everyday life. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) arose from this necessity, being a business strategy that puts the focus on the…

Startups & Apps

This Disney Actor Raised $1M for Teen Entertainment Company

By | Jan 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

If you are a fan of Disney Channel or have small kids, chances are you know who Jake Paul is. Paul is one of one of the main characters of Bizaardvark, one the channel’s latest series. He rose to fame on the currently discontinued…

Social Good

How Empathy-Driven Innovation Can Improve Your Bottom Line

By | Jan 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the traditional paradigm, a rigid set of requirements dictates product design. Normally, when envisioning a new offering, a founder considers a few things: Would the new product offer more than the competition? Can it complement the existing product line? Would it appeal to…

Startups & Apps

Chicago

Rob Royer, Founder of Interior Define, On Building Trust With Customers

By | Jan 15, 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.  Buying furniture for a home comes with it’s own sticker shock. Add in a custom-made couch and the price alone could make…

Accelerator

Techstars and Target: Driving Innovation for Retail

By | Jan 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Autonomous Vehicles

Waymo Is Testing Its Self-Driving Car and I Got to Take a Ride

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Ever wanted to take a ride in a self-driving car? Well, you might have the chance soon enough. Google’s self-driving car, now under the name Waymo, has been setting up shop in Arizona and has just launched another test-drive in Chandler. I was fortunate enough…

Health

San Francisco

Spurred by Cancer, the CEO of Grand Rounds Bet Big on Telemedicine

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Tech entrepreneurs boast incessantly about do-or-die moments that tested their mettle. Owen Tripp bet more than the company. He bet his life. After relying on the expertise of his San Francisco-based company, Grand Rounds, to find specialized medical care to successfully treat a tumor found pressing…

B2B

5 Ways B2B Companies Can Make The Most of the January Lull

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 10:30 am

In January, everyone’s recovering from their holiday binging and keeping their nose down in over-crowded gyms everywhere.  However, it’ѕ thаt kick-back attitude, соmbinеd with some bаѕiсѕ of соrроrаtе finance, that mаkе January thе реrfесt timе tо prepare for the new year. Let’s take a quick look…