Startups & Apps

Robots Have Officially Perfected the Pizza Delivery Process

By | Oct 4, 2016 at 11:20 am

We’ve all been there. Sitting at home waiting for a large, pepperoni and mushroom pizza to arrive at the front door after ordering on your smartphone. The “smart tracker” says it should have been there 20 minutes ago, but it’s delivery, so you know…


Proof That Your Odds of Landing a Series A Are Terrible

By | Oct 3, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Here’s some great startup news for your Monday: All startups have increasingly low chances of landing any series after their seed round. That’s right: Statistically, you’re already a failure. Not that that should stop you, of course. Mattermark has the data. The Odds Mattermark…


The 3 Key Challenges Health Tech Startups Face Today

By | Oct 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm

While healthcare and health tech startup funding has broken the record high of $3.9 billion this year, and consumer demand is growing exponentially in numerous areas, a lot of entrepreneurs still feel reluctant about stepping into these markets. And there are plenty of reasons…


Study: Why Smartphones Are Helping Your Kids Get Better Grades

By | Oct 3, 2016 at 11:20 am

Smartphones are a problem in school, right? Not according to one new study, which tracks a gap between those with phones and those without — those with their phones did a whopping 17 percentage points better! But that doesn’t mean that allowing smartphones in…


5 Best Customer Service Tools for Growing Startups

By | Oct 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Whether you’re a startup or a multinational corporation, customer satisfaction should always be a priority. Satisfied customers bring repeat business, recommend you to their friends, and will choose your business over your competitors when given the chance. If you are a startup, it’s easy…



5 Indispensable Tools For Growing Healthcare Startups

By | Oct 1, 2016 at 2:30 pm

The healthcare business is on the upswing. Proof of this can be seen in the increasing willingness of investors to put their money towards startups that are poised to use technology and innovation to make new inroads into research and patient care. While this…

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Icon8 Is the Bot that Turns Your Selfies to Artwork

By | Oct 1, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Communication is essential in our society. As a species that almost exclusively relies on help from others in order to survive, communication is not optional. With the rise of technology in recent years, internet-based messengers are gradually becoming the new norm for communication, even working…


How Small Businesses Can Improve Their Communication System

By | Oct 1, 2016 at 10:30 am

Strong communication, both internal and external, is the key to an organization’s success. A study by McKinsey Global Institute reveals that the productivity of an organization with connected employees can improve by 20 to 25 percent. This means the organizations can potentially increase their revenues…



The Dutch VC and Startup Ecosystem Is Now the 6th Biggest in Europe

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 5:50 pm

More than one billion was raised by startups based out of the Netherlands over the last 12-month period. The number cements the Netherlands as a formidable hub for startup activity in Europe. To be precise, Amsterdam has officially reached number six on the list of…

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Meet the 10 Chicago Startups in Techstars Class of 2016

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Accelerators are designed to foster growth in early stage companies. They provide founders and employees with funding, coworking spaces, and, perhaps most importantly, sage advice. At Techstars, the startups that come out of their program are primed and ready to take on the world….


4 Yoga Devices That Will Make You Say Namaste

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 11:20 am

Yoga is about more than stretch and accidentally farting. It’s about finding your center and relieving stress when entrepreneurship has gotten a little too intense. The popularity of this workout tactic has exploded in recent years, and those that partake in classes and at-home…



This Is the Robot Helping Kids Learn in School

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 10:55 am

Robots have taken over the tech industry. From devices that clean your house to programs that plan your day, there is a robot for everything nowadays. And while you might think they’re primarily made to make your life easier, they can also address the…

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These Brainstorming Games Will Make Your Kids Smarter

By | Sep 29, 2016 at 10:40 am

Keeping your kids occupied with activities at home is a constant creative battle for parents. Finding games that combine education and entertainment can be down right impossible in some situations. Particularly with the bevy of tablets, smartphones, laptops, and video game consoles at their avail. And…


4 Ways to Be a Successful Affiliate Marketer

By | Sep 28, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Marketing is one of those things every company needs but not every company can figure out. And if you’re fascinated by the way affiliate marketing works, but have always been too afraid of failure to give it the old college try, it’s time to step…


6 Free Ways to Boost Your Agile Team Performance

By | Sep 28, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Agile turned 15 earlier this year, and although its popularity has had its ups and downs, it remains one of the most effective ways to quickly turn out good software. There are so many agile tools and guides and coaching programs available today it’s tempting…



CUNY Partnership with Revature Leads to Free Coding Bootcamps

By | Sep 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The job market is complicated, technology-focused world. Everyone from data analysts to receptionists need to be aware of the latest softwares and platforms in order to keep a company afloat. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of affordable programs that allow every day people to gain…


5 Biggest Obstacles Startups Need to Overcome to Succeed

By | Sep 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm

There are more than a few issues startups need to handle to make sure the efforts they have put in don’t go to waste. And, to ensure their startup gains traction in the market, gets the required funding from time to time, and reaches the various…