Startups & Apps

The Skimm Cofounders’ Pitch Competition Reveals a Winner

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 2:20 pm

What do bead bracelets, boutique cotton candy, and pink eye have in common? They all feature in the business models of three young entrepreneurs debuted in front of Chase and the cofounders of popular email newsletter the Skimm at the Chase-powered Seattle Startup Week. The event,…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Tentacles, Truecaller, and More

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 10:30 am

A good story can go a long way in helping anyone succeed. Whether it’s a startup’s about page or an video game’s story line, capturing the attention of your audience is a lot more effective with a compelling plot. Apps are the same way,…

Travel

Denver

Here Comes The Boom Supersonic Plane

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 7:10 pm

Imagine being able to travel from Los Angeles to New York in half the time. What would normally be a grueling six hour ordeal could be a mere three hour excursion. You’d only have to watch one movie and extra leg room wouldn’t even be necessary….

Startup

5 Team Building Activities That Your Staff Will Actually Enjoy

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Having an effective and productive startup team is important. But having a happy team makes work easier and more enjoyable for everyone. But with so…

Data

Chicago

Founder of Civis Analytics Talks About Solving Big Problems With Big Data

By | Nov 13, 2016 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.  Dan Wagner is the founder and CEO of Civis Analytics, a startup that helps companies, non-profits, and campaigns leverage their data to…

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Automotive

How Uber Is Disrupting Business With Machine Learning [Video]

By | Nov 13, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanize Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. With the company valued at over $62 billion and running in over 523…

Video

3 New Instagram Updates and Another Big One Coming Soon

By | Nov 11, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Instagram is on roll: The Facebook-owned photo sharing service has just announced three new features. Here’s a rundown on what to expect from them, as well as news on the next big upcoming addition, a live video feature. Boomerang Here’s how Instagram described Boomerang…

Startups & Apps

Seattle

The Top 10 Seattle Startups You Need to Know About

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm

It’s here: Seattle Startup Week runs from November 14 to 18, 2016, and features a host of the who’s who among those in the hottest tech hub in America (yes, I’m a biased Seattlite). Speakers and fireside chatters include Tracy Aiken, General Manager at Galvanize; Craig Husa,…

Health

The American Heart Association is Bringing Real Science to Mobile Health

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Mobile health apps have enjoyed a huge surge in popularity in recent years. The rising ubiquity of mobile devices and wearable technology has pushed health technology to the forefront of the tech market, with studies from PIP Mobile Health finding almost 100,000 health and…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

6 In-Demand Tech Jobs That Startups Need in 2017

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 11:20 am

Both startups and larger companies have some common needs – IT people. The jobs outlook for 2017 is going to see a lot of the same need for tech employees, from software engineers, to web developers, data scientists and more. This is great news…

Startups & Apps

How Global Startup Weekend 2016 Can Plug You Into Your Community

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 9:15 am

Any innovators out there — new or experienced — can tell you that connections are key. If you don’t have an opportunity to proof your ability, you won’t attract the traction you need to get a project, startup, or even a job offer. Lucky…

Startups & Apps

Easily Create, Share, and Sell Content Online With Kajabi

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 5:50 pm

With the popularization of the Internet, anyone can enhance their knowledge and obtain content in a particular area through a good online course. The need to attend an educational institution and fulfill the traditional school routine is no longer than standard, as students can…

Coding

Cedar Rapids

Iowa’s First Tech Accelerator Launches Adult Coding Bootcamp

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 12:50 pm

In the heartland of America, Iowa is known for leading the nomination for the next president of the United State, as well as Hawkeye football, corn, and beef. What many may not know is that it’s also the center of a bubbling startup ecosystem….

Startup

WiseIntro Is the Easy Way to Showcase Your Startup Online

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 9:15 am

No one can afford the luxury of not having an online presence in this day and age. This is especially true for self-employers, as they need a place to showcase their work online in order to gain leads and make sales. A simple one-page…

Startups & Apps

These Apps Will Connect You With Like-Minded People

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely existence. With long hours and hectic schedules, it can be incredibly difficult to find time to spend with…

Startups & Apps

Why You Should Build a Startup in Your Community

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 5:50 pm

For many years, entrepreneurs assumed that if they were going to create a successful, tech-based startup, they had to move to Silicon Valley. If this was ever true, it isn’t true anymore. With business incubators, Shark Tank style competitions, and crowdfunding solutions popping up…

Mobile

SRFR Makes Mobile to TV Video Streaming Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Because of the recent mobile revolution, the amount of audio and video content swirling around the internet has reached an all-time high. Millions of hours have recorded, saved, viewed. and shared on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices through more social media pages than…