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Encourage Employees To Get Active With EveryMove @Work

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The way companies create healthy workplace cultures is changing. EveryMove — a fitness tracking network — recently launched EveryMove @Work, a platform that allows employers to inspire and motivate their employees to stay active. This app gives employers the opportunity to motivate their employees and inspire them to live healthy lifestyles. How does EveryMove @Work… Read more »


StudySoup Disrupts Edtech with Student Notes Marketplace

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EdTech disruption is nothing new for Sieva Kozinsky, though StudySoup is set up to be his biggest yet.  Kozinsky and his team graduate from 500 Startups, the micro-VC accelerator program based in Silicon Valley on Tuesday and already have their sights set on a public launch in January. StudySoup helps students buy and sell high quality… Read more »


Technisys Raises $13M in Series B of Funding

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Miami-based startup Technisys SA announced it has raised US $ 13M, closing their Round B of funding from investors including Alta Ventures, KaSZeK Ventures, Endeavor Catalyst, and Holdinvest. Technisys offers Latin American banks innovative digital solutions for their clients. The capital will allow the company to expand its business throughout new markets in Latin America and the USA, as well… Read more »


NewME Partners with Revolt at Music Conference in Miami

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Call it a place where technology and music will intersect. Tomorrow and October 19, the NewME Accelerator will be partnering with Revolt to present the Idea Lab at Revolt’s Music Conference in Miami, FL. “We are excited about the partnership because I’ve noticed a convergence between a lot of different industries in tech, particularly in music…. Read more »



Miami Dade College Receives $2.18 Million from Knight Foundation for Idea Center

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Miami Dade College’s new entrepreneurship hub, the Idea Center, announced their $2.18 million investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Idea Center is set to become a collaborative space for students to find resources and training to develop their entrepreneurial ideas. The funding was announced by Miami Dade College President Dr. Eduardo… Read more »


YogaTrail: A Marketplace for Yogis to Get Their Om On

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Prep your mats Yogis; practicing anywhere in the world just got easier! That’s the concept behind YogaTrail, an online network where  people find and connect with yoga teachers on the go. The startup is based out of Chiang Mai, Thailand, but recently relocated to San Francisco as part of the 500 Startups program. The idea behind… Read more »



5 Photo Sharing Apps That Aren’t Instagram

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Photo sharing apps are huge right now. Ever since Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram for 1 billion dollars back in 2012, photo sharing and collaboration has been at the top of developer’s hit lists. Obviously, Instagram is the most popular, and you are probably already on it. But if you are looking for something new, or for… Read more »


Yosemite Update to Apple OS X: Not Only Pretty, but Pretty Awesome too

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One thing that most Mac enthusiasts can agree on is that they all love the multitude of features, updates, and the UX of Yosemite. The update to Apple’s OS X system basically brings the Mac in line with all of the features offered with the iOS 8 system, and provides near seamless continuity as you move from your mobile… Read more »


Mobile Shipping Service Shyp To Launch In Miami

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When was the last time you were in a post office, trying to figure out how to ship that big box at an affordable yet reliable price? If it’s been a while, lucky you because it’s a hassle. Between finding the right service, the safe package, packing it carefully while putting up with the Post… Read more »


Back This: MonBaby is a Wearable Device to Monitor Your Baby

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I’m not a parent, but I can certainly imagine that if and when I do become one (spoiler: I WILL become one someday) that I will likely spend every waking minute of my life concerned about the well-being of my children. Especially when kids are younger, it’s understandable for parents to worry about them constantly…. Read more »


How to Plug into the Startup Scene in a New City

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As a digital nomad covering startup scenes around the world, I often land in a new city and have to get connected to local entrepreneurs for interviews. I’ve tried various methods, from searching for coworking spaces and startup organizations to asking for introductions to tweeting out a plea for help. I imagine entrepreneurs go through… Read more »


Jacques-Elliott Kickstarter: One Size Fits the Universe

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Elliot Aronow started selling unique ties during the holidays, but after popular demand he’s quickly turned Christmas gifts for friends and family into a successful tie company that has already raised almost $11,000 on Kickstarter. The brand — Jacques-Elliott — is a democratic and accessories lifestyle brand run by Aronow. “It’s a lifestyle and accessory brand,”… Read more »