Startups & Apps

This App Lets Me See How My Dog Sees the World

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 5:00 pm

I love our family dog and I wish I had him in New York with me or had at least had a dog of my own to accompany in this lonely and crowded city, but seeing as I can barely take care of myself…

Games

San Francisco

Which One of Your Friends Would Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Cards Against Humanity might be one of my favorite games ever created. Sure, it’s insanely crude, and every time I play there’s at least one person who has strong reservations about it. However, once the game gets going those concerns melt away and people…

Mobile

The Inevitability of a Mobile Age

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 11:00 am

You don’t need me to tell you that 2015 is a golden age for mobile devices. Phones and tablets are ubiquitous: on public transport, car dashboards and desks; in pockets and hands — you only need to take a brief walk in a crowded…

Hardware

After Wearables: Complete Customization?

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 10:00 am

Image Credit: Flickr/Intel Free Press Let’s jump right in. With Sprout, HP is banking on a significant departure from keyboard and mouse control. For me, those things are necessary as everything keeps getting smarter and developing. The keyboard shows the computer will respond to…

Social Media

San Diego

Audio Can Give Our Photos New, Powerful Meaning

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 10:00 pm

When Dave Keene was diagnosed with colon cancer he had a troubling thought. What if his son never remembers his voice or hears his stories? “I am passionate about providing people with an innovative way to preserve and share memories forever in the most…

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Music

San Diego

RockMyRun and ZTE: A Robust Fusion of Music and Tech

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 9:00 pm

You’re out for a run, you absolutely crushed it at work, and the sun is slowly sinking behind the far off horizon. Pumped doesn’t begin to describe how great you feel – maybe you’ll set that new personal record on your mile time. The…

Ecommerce

San Diego

Mogl is Speeding Towards a National Network of Merchants

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Not long ago I sat down with Jon Carder, CEO of Mogl, to talk about commerce. He told me that about 92 percent of all commerce still takes place offline, despite how connected and technological our society is. He operates on the belief that…

Mobile

San Francisco

TestNest: Getting Great Apps the Attention They Deserve

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 9:00 pm

With the rise of the smartphone has come an inevitable increase in mobile app store growth – everybody knows that. What a lot of people don’t know is that in 2014 alone, app store sales increased by 50 percent. If you want to look…

Health

6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Working

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 5:35 pm

Some would assume that having a desk job should not present any real health risks or dangers, but it can if you are not careful. Sitting all day long staring at a computer screen can take affect on your body in various ways. This…

Sharing Economy

San Francisco

FanStitch and LemonStand Partner in Sharing Economy for Sports Fans

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm

I’d like to introduce you to two companies that recently partnered to bring even more value to their ventures and to the sharing economy. FanStitch is a sports jersey rental company where people can rent jerseys for way cheaper than it costs to buy…

Fashion

San Francisco

Everything StyleSeat Does is for the Beauty Professionals

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Melody McCloskey might not be the most technical person in the whole world, but that hasn’t slowed her down one bit. It didn’t halt her dreams when she launched StyleSeat in 2011, and it’s not stopping her now that the platform just closed a massive…

Startups & Apps

GameIn30 – A Fun New Way to Interact with Friends

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm

There are multiple ways to keep in touch with friends: meet them for a coffee, call them by phone, VoIP app, comment on their Facebook pics, etc. How about challenging them to a quick game? Don’t think about lengthy strategic games. Ask yourself instead:…

Communication

Send Messages Like a Secret Agent with Privy

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Worried about the security of your information on your smartphone? Well, now you can rest easy since there is Privy Top Secret app to keep your messages and data safe from prying eyes. The privy app is available for android as well as iPhone…

Finance

Are Alternative Payment Methods Failing to Reach Millennials?

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Money is not what it used to be. In the past, people carried and kept physical money almost exclusively, with no possibility of paying for stuff if the money was not there with them. Gradually, things started to change. First came checks, which are…

Data

San Francisco

We Live in a World of Data: Density is Providing Access to it

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 6:24 pm

If somebody asked me to pick one word that quantifies the entirety of the world we live in right now, I would say “data”. That is, if you’re not the one innovating new solutions for collecting data then you’re probably one of the many…

Startup

Startup Investment Risks – Can You Tolerate These 5?

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

For money to grow it has to be invested. We all know this, but we often jump rather blindly into investments on the advice of those we don’t know well, or on “hot tips” from friends. One of the newest forms of investing comes…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Las Vegas

Who is Las Vegas’ Startup of the Year? [Poll]

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm

On July 23, the Las Vegas startup community will vote on the best and brightest early-stage startups at the Las Vegas Startup of the Year Competition & Mixer at the Gold Spike in Downtown Las Vegas from 6:30 – 9:00 PM. If your startup has not…