Startups & Apps

Why Early-Stage Recruiting Is Insanely Hard for Startups

By | Aug 11, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Early-stage recruiting is hundreds of times harder than creating a cool prototype and getting it funded. In the startup world in particular, the first few members of a team can make the difference between a billion dollar valuation and a complete washout. Don’t take my word for…

Startups & Apps

WorkGroup: A Communication Platform for Efficient Teamwork

By | Aug 11, 2016 at 10:21 am

Today, teams need great tools that boost productivity, so they turn to various products that serve the single purpose every project manager has: to create great things as a team and implement them efficiently. To do that you need ongoing communication with team members,…

Startups & Apps

The 3 Reasons Behind the Rise of Design Partners

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Venture capitalists invest crazy amounts of money into young startups, hoping to get the next big thing. They want that startup to have every chance to succeed, and that means promoting it, guiding it, and mentoring it in countless ways. One aspect that has…

Startups & Apps

The Harvard Startup Disrupting Big Data and the Internet of Things

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm

For a company to succeed, it is essential that their practices are data-driven. For many companies, that means harnessing insights from Big Data. Addressing this issue head-on is Harvard-incubated Experfy. Cofounded by Harpreet Singh and Sarabjot Kaur, Experfy has built a vetted marketplace for data and…

Games

Study: Video Games Increase School Scores, Social Media Sites Don’t

By | Aug 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm

For decades, video games have been the scapegoat for bad behavior. Whether it’s condemning them for creating the violent society we live in today, or banning them for being too politically charged, there’s rarely a good word to be said about gamers. However, in…

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Hardware

PCB: The Invisible Board That Runs the World

By | Aug 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm

If this new millennium has something iconic to represent it, it has to be the overwhelming amount of electronics present in our lives. Computers, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and other electronics – they are all over, and are an absolutely essential part of today’s…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

LifeSite: A Secure Cloud Vault for All Your Personal Information

By | Aug 9, 2016 at 2:30 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…

Opinion/Analysis

Is the Sharing Economy the Newest Gold Rush?

By | Aug 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm

The sharing economy is when one person provides something they own to someone in need. This is typically done on a per use basis for a fee. And if you haven’t heard of it by now, where have you been? Airbnb just hit a $30…

Ecommerce

Ecommerce Is the Industry That Keeps on Growing

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Online shopping has become the most popular activity on the internet. While the consumer attitude used to be confined to shops and malls in your neighborhood, shoppers can now purchase literally anything from the comfort of their own home. And while the shopping aspect…

Lifestyle

The Future of Smart Home Technology Is Looking Good

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Smart home dream has already become a reality for many average Americans. According to one survey, 28 percent of U.S. adults and 47 percent of millennials have smart home products in their home. Of those who already have home automation gadgets, 81 percent are likely to…

Mobile

Is Pokémon Go A Serious Security Threat?

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 11:45 am

Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. It’s been a long time since an app has sent the whole world into a mobile gaming craze. Despite it not even being officially released in a number of countries, there are already millions of people…

Startups & Apps

4 Digital Nomads Share Their Favorite Travel Apps

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 10:15 am

Being location-independent often translates to a heavy reliance on innovative tools. If you’re thinking about adding a new app to your workflow mix, check out what these four fellow digital nomads find is working for them: Katherine Conaway “I have been a digital nomad…

Startups & Apps

Top 8 Software Testing Tools of 2016

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 8:00 am

There are a wide variety of software testing tools on the market right now. Here are eight of the ones that you should look into. XQual If you need better tools to improve the efficiency of your software testing, XQual can help. They offer…

Startup

How to Expand Your Startup to a Second Location Without the Hassle

By | Aug 5, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Startups are always in various stages of growth. There were 1800 venture capitalist deals in 2015, and many of them allowed businesses to expand. This could have been out of the garage or to a second office. You need to think about how you’re…

Startups & Apps

Build a Great Web App With These 4 Tips

By | Aug 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm

A web app can be a bit of a challenging project when it comes to building a site, as developers have an obligation to predict the behavior of users and also make the experience as appealing and intuitive as possible. Flawed professionals have a…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Disney Mix, Dials, and More

By | Aug 5, 2016 at 9:04 am

Ah, the App Store…teeming with unlimited gems to discover. We know how difficult it is to go through that jungle so here are 5 app recommendations worth checking out this week to make it easier for you. Dials Dials pumps up your time management skills…

Mobile

NYC

Tactify Announces NFC Cards That Instantly Open Mobile Apps

By | Aug 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Investing in business cards is a move many are wary of making. While it’s no secret the business world is easier with connections, nobody really knows how affective business cards are at making them. Particularly when every single one of us has 20+ business…