Politics/Government

Twin Cities

St. Paul Startup Civic Eagle Aims for Increased Voter Participation

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm

A revolution is at hand. Damola Ogundipe, CEO of Civic Eagle, is passionate about changing the way people engage in politics and communities, and he says that what he is building is not just a business, but a revolution. “Civic technology is a high growth…

Entertainment

Las Vegas

5 Corporations Doing Surprising Things with Startups

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Probably it’s because of their sheer size or the way in which they’re structured, but corporations often aren’t considered the birthplaces of innovative ideas. But, I mean, that doesn’t really make sense when you consider that companies like Google and Facebook are themselves considered…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Empower and Energize the Workplace with Motivosity

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 11:00 am

Emily has been preparing for a big presentation at the end of the month, so she’s been coming into work early and leaving late everyday. Her boss noticed how hard she’s been working and wants to reward her. With a tool like Motivosity, Emily’s…

Cannabis

Phoenix

“We Want to be the Apple of the Portable Vape Industry”

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

“We’re trying to change the game in a world and industry where every product – vaporizers – virtually do the same thing,” says Graham Gibson, CEO at Kandypens. “We have to keep coming up with new items to give our customers, and we’ve been…

Sports

Kansas City

ShotTracker: Basketball and Wearables Will Never be the Same

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 8:00 am

When Davyeon Ross was a kid growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, life was soccer. He was a dynamo, a true natural athlete, and then one year he skyrocketed up six inches. Usually when you’re talking sports, growth spurts are a good thing, but…

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Sports

How the Best Professional Athletes Are Using Tech

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am

For professional athletes or anyone who’s trying to reach the next level, it’s crucial that they have the tools to run faster down the field, jump higher than their opponent, or cross the finish line first. Trainers keep athletes on track, but they can…

Entertainment

Las Vegas

SPROCKIT: Connecting Startups and Media Giants to Create Innovation

By | Apr 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The media industry has always been competing for your attention, and constantly coming up with new ways to win it. A great way to engage the audience is by finding innovative solutions, and new-media startups are all about thinking outside-the-box. How to bridge the gap between…

Startup

Maker Hunt: The Community of Makers

By | Apr 6, 2015 at 5:00 pm

We all know and love Product Hunt: the team, the hunters, the moderators and… don’t forget the people who actually made the products you browse and upvote every day. In the community they’re called “makers” and they’re multiplying by the hundreds. In fact, they are…

Hackathon

San Francisco

There’s a ‘Stupid Shit No One Needs & Terrible Ideas’ Hackathon

By | Apr 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm

So, apparently, there’s a Stupid Shit No One Needs & Terrible Ideas Hackathon, and I’m just now finding out that such a thing exists. It was posted on Hacker News last night, and – as you’d expect from the name – the hackathon is…

Mobile

5 Types of Android Apps Empowering Businesses

By | Apr 5, 2015 at 12:00 pm

In a fast-paced world, it has become increasingly tough for businesses to cater to the needs of customers. The expectations and inquiries of customers have risen parallel to the recent advent of technology. Providing your clients with lower turnaround times and higher efficiency is…

Mobile

Google Update is Coming April 21: Is Your Site Mobile Ready?

By | Apr 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Google will be launching an update to its mobile search algorithm on April 21st. The search engine giant has warned that sites that do not follow the mobile ready guidelines by Google will be affected by this update. This update will affect only the mobile…

Games

Dubai

Woweez Gears up for Sky Wings Launch

By | Apr 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In 2013 Ahmed Bukhatir founded Woweez, a game development studio based in the United Arab Emirates. He was inspired by a lot of different games that were launched at the beginning of the mobile game era and had wanted to create his own games…

Communication

Consistent Communication is More Valued Than Top Employee Benefits [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Apr 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Whether you’re running a company or you’re an employee of that company, communication is absolutely essential for its overall success. If there are gaps in this communication, then weaknesses within that internal structure can arise, leaving you with a company made up of haphazardly-connected…

SaaS

San Francisco

MeetingMogul Gives Conference Calls a Facelift

By | Apr 3, 2015 at 12:41 pm

I don’t know too many people who are happy with the way current conference call platforms are set up, yet we still use them all the time. Don’t misunderstand me, I think it’s an incredibly helpful facet of technology, but we live in 2015, and…

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