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Tsu is the Only Social Platform Where You Actually Own and Monetize Your Content

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Despite all the previous media attention that highlights the issues surrounding intellectual property rights on such platforms like Facebook and Twitter, I’m sure that a vast majority of users on either network cannot say with 100 percent certainty whether they actually hold full ownership of the content they create, and subsequently post, on these social networks. You… Read more »


How Companies Like DC’s iStrategyLabs are Utilizing TechShop DC-Arlington

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On Tuesday, November 18, Tech Cocktail is holding TechShop’s DC Maker Event: Learn How to Build & Launch a Hardware Product Company where attendees can learn about the Maker Movement, explore TechShop DC-Arlington‘s various tools and resources, and speak with industry experts and current TechShop members. This Tuesday night, November 18, TechShop DC-Arlington is holding… Read more »


OrderWithMe Announces $28M in Additional Financing

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OrderWithMe, a retail innovation and inventory solutions company, today has announced $28 million in additional financing, led by existing investors which include Vegas Tech Fund, SOSVentures, BaseVC and Tony Hsieh with additional participation from Silicon Valley Bank, Pentland Group, Advantage Capital and several others. Jonathan Jenkins, CEO of OrderWithMe, moved the company to Downtown Las… Read more »


Zappos Pop-Up Store Constructed For The Holidays: Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos Pays Visit Downtown Las Vegas

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Just in time for the holidays, it appears that Zappos, the online retailer known for culture and customer service, is constructing a Zappos pop-up store in downtown Las Vegas in the space previously occupied by the Western Hotel. According to online reports, the space was purchased by the Downtown Project in the spring of 2013. Over… Read more »


Take a Digital Detox and Reevaluate your Relationship with Technology

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Does your finger always itch to send text messages? Do you have this irresistible feeling to check email or chat messages every five seconds? Does spending a day without Smartphone seems like totally absurd idea to you? Then you must be suffering from tech addiction. In recent years, the term ‘nomophobia’ is heard quite often. Considered… Read more »



HDScores Asks: Are You Eating at Clean Restaurants?

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Sometimes looks can be deceiving, especially in the restaurant business. Have you ever been into a restaurant that outwardly appears clean, only to find it filthy once you’re too far invested in the meal? You can feel your skin crawling, the carpet looks like it hasn’t been cleaned in years, and suddenly there’s a sharp… Read more »


Simplify Your Recruiting Process with Talentsquare

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Are you tired of sifting through emails and reviewing job applications manually? Talentsquare streamlines recruiting, making it easier for employers to manage. Talentsquare is an applicant tracking system that helps employers manage their job openings and incoming candidates in the cloud. Regardless of the size of your business, Talentsquare makes it easier for any employer… Read more »


Freelancers: Overdue Invoices? Just Tell Julie!

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“Ah, that invoice got stuck in our spam folder!” Ever heard that one? How many hundreds of times? Julie Elster created a service that has gained national attention overnight, and suddenly everyone is saying, “Just tell Julie!” Just two days ago, the service was posted to Product Hunt. The upvotes keep increasing. “I dig it… sometimes one… Read more »


With CommunityLeader, Crowdfunding Becomes a Possibility for Many

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Nowadays, it seems that everyone and their mother is taking part in crowdfunding. From larger crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, to smaller niche platforms like PubSlush and EventStir, crowdfunding seems to be one of the next major players in financing. Unbeknownst to many who currently engage in these platforms, though, there’s a lot that goes… Read more »


Y Combinator-Backed CareMessage Raises Over $3.7 Million In First Round Of Fundraising

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San Francisco-based startup CareMessage announced a series of grants that will enable the organization to bring its technology to millions of low-income patients in order to help them live healthier lives. The non-profit startup develops technology to improve healthcare delivery and management for patients in medically underserved areas of the United States through the use of mobile… Read more »



vBench is the One-Stop-Shop for Freelancers Looking for Work

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About 18 months ago JT Eberly moved from Chicago to St. Paul, Minnesota to immerse himself in the local startup culture and foster the growth of his company, vBench. His co-founder Matt Pundmann stuck behind in the windy city, and together they have successfully bootstrapped the company through its initial development phase. “Entrepreneurship is very… Read more »


SalesCart: Social and Mobile E-commerce Tools for Small Businesses

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Building a website for your business can be complicated and time consuming, especially if you are a small e-commerce company. Dealing with payment fees can be an expensive hassle. That’s why Round Rock-based startup SalesCart believes that companies should be able to set up e-commerce online stores on-the go. SalesCart allows merchants to reach their market by… Read more »