Health

San Francisco

Spurred by Cancer, the CEO of Grand Rounds Bet Big on Telemedicine

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Tech entrepreneurs boast incessantly about do-or-die moments that tested their mettle. Owen Tripp bet more than the company. He bet his life. After relying on the expertise of his San Francisco-based company, Grand Rounds, to find specialized medical care to successfully treat a tumor found pressing…

B2B

5 Ways B2B Companies Can Make The Most of the January Lull

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 10:30 am

In January, everyone’s recovering from their holiday binging and keeping their nose down in over-crowded gyms everywhere.  However, it’ѕ thаt kick-back attitude, соmbinеd with some bаѕiсѕ of соrроrаtе finance, that mаkе January thе реrfесt timе tо prepare for the new year. Let’s take a quick look…

Advertising

Improved Viewability Directly and Positively Impacts Revenue

By | Jan 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Successful online advertising strategies rely on high viewability rates. The more an ad is seen, the greater the chances are the user will make a purchase. This used to be an easy feat for advertisers and marketers. But today, they battle savvy internet users,…

Startups & Apps

5 Startups Helping the Visually Impaired

By | Jan 10, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Tech advancements fall into two general categories: Those that help rich people solve problems that barely existed in the first place — Uber for yachts, anyone? — and those that address meaningful social issues like homeless shelters or food waste reduction. We’ll be looking…

Education

NYC

The Top 12 Highest Funded New York Edtech Startups in 2016

By | Jan 10, 2017 at 10:30 am

While you might think a good idea can pay for itself, funding is an important thing to consider before starting a business. And while you might think a small ecosystem can provide you with the support you need, nothing can help you more than…

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Real Estate

Real Estate Tech Is Opening Up New Markets

By | Jan 10, 2017 at 9:15 am

Real estate isn’t typically considered a tech-filled field. Most of the changes faced by this industry have been in financing and demand, with technology being an afterthought of traditional practices. Recently, however, a growing number of technology startups and products have emerged, greatly impacting…

Cannabis

Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion Last Year, Has Peaked

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The cannabis industry appears to have hit peak growth already. Not that that’s a bad thing: It still pulled in a tidy billion dollars in industry investments. Here’s the lowdown on how well the cannabis industry is doing alongside how well it used to be…

Communication

How Does a School System Become “Smart”?

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 10:30 am

Today, public schools in the U.S. provide at least one computer for every five students, putting in over $3 billion annually towards digital ed tech. Last school year marked the first time that electronic state standardized tests for elementary and middle grades outweighed the…

Coding

The Simplest Ways Business Owners Can Learn to Code

By | Jan 8, 2017 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. In today’s technology-centric world, even non-technical leaders should learn the basics of coding. If you are running a company that is heavily reliant on technology, I…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Tumbleweed, Cats, and More

By | Jan 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s a new year with new resolutions and new adventures. You’re probably hitting the gym, eating better, and taking advantage of the cold weather to catch up on your favorite shows. But if you want your smartphone to keep its New Year resolutions, you’re…

Education

5 Easy Ways to Learn a New Language on the Internet

By | Jan 7, 2017 at 10:30 am

The internet is a useful tool for many things, including learning a new language. Possible sources are online courses, specific websites or watching videos spoken in other languages, for example. But there are many more sources that can be used to learn a new…

Health

Level Up Your Health With These 5 Apps

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 9:15 am

It may be a trite statement, but the truth is if you don’t have good health nothing else matters. Your fitness and well-being are especially important if you are an entrepreneur with employees and customers counting on you. Fortunately, human innovation and technology means…

Security

Spinbackup Improves Cloud Cyber Security Solution

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 11:20 am

Even though it’s under the spotlight, many users don’t completely trust cloud computing and storage. Security is an issue, as they fear for the safety of their data, especially given that hacks are a staple of the nightly news as of late. Companies share this…

Education

Become A Savvy Entrepreneur By Using These 5 Edtech Learning Hacks

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 9:15 am

Entrepreneurs, by necessity, are crafty and resourceful. If a shortcut’s available, they’ll find it. If important knowledge is kept behind closed doors, they’ll get in. They also tend to be time-poor and, in the same breath, required to understand an enormous amount about a…

Lifestyle

What My $7 Bedside Clock Taught Me About Persistence

By | Jan 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

I knew it was new addition to the home, not because I actually saw it, but because of the ‘tick… tick… tick…’ that caught my attention as I rested in bed. The day had been a long one, full of phone calls, meetings, and attempting to…

Startups & Apps

11 Apps That Allow You Watch Your Favorite Movies

By | Jan 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

The rate at which we are having technological advancements, many applications have emerged that can be able to do the same thing over time. This is common, especially for android users. Android OS has more than six million applications, some of which can perform the…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Birds, Goats, Santa, and More

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

While the holidays are coming to an end, the Christmas spirit is definitely still in the air. And for those who missed out on giving presents to your mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, or friends and acquaintances, this list of apps…