Food

NYC

Servy Restaurant Review App Serves Feedback to Businesses

By | Aug 9, 2015 at 2:03 pm

As someone who grew up working in the hospitality industry – from my first gig bussing tables at Dutch’s Daughter in Frederick, MD to obtaining my Masters in Tourism Administration at the age of 32 – I understand how important, and oftentimes misunderstood, the…

Startups & Apps

4 Mobile Apps that Will Make you Happy

By | Aug 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

In this stressful environment it is difficult to keep going with life while ignoring your emotional and spiritual needs. In a race to win and get ahead from another, the need for internal happiness is not catered to very well. It creates anxiety and…

Marketplace

Recently Launched Jet.com Suspected of Some Shady Business

By | Aug 9, 2015 at 8:00 am

Newly launched online marketplace Jet.com promises members steep discounts (cheaper than retailers like Amazon or Wal Mart) on items purchased on their site in exchange for a $50 a year membership. They also offer a program called Jet Anywhere where members can purchase from affiliate brands and…

Software

App Attributes: Consumers & Custom Software Applications

By | Aug 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm

How many days can you go without using an app? If days seem unfathomable, how many hours? At one time time it felt like a novelty or luxury to use an application to complete an everyday task. Today, it is a regular part of…

Sharing Economy

9 Gig Economy Startups Offer an Alternative to a Side Job

By | Aug 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

When the bills are piling up, many people feel like they need to take second and even third jobs to make ends meet. This is no way to live your life. If all you are doing is working to survive, it’s not really much…

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SaaS

San Francisco

Keepy: Making the Absolute Most of Childhood Memories

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm

In one way or another, everybody’s parents preserve their children’s memorabilia. Maybe it’s boxes upon boxes of old photographs, or perhaps it’s just a box filled with old toys and clothes sitting in the attic. Regardless, the sentiment is the same: people want to…

Health

San Diego

Your Genetics are a Road Map to Health and Wellness

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 1 billion adults and 42 million children are either overweight or obese. As they tell it, this leads to nearly 3 million deaths each year as a result of chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart…

Startups & Apps

Five Reasons to Pick Up Your Smartphone This Weekend

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

I have to admit that I wasn’t much of a gamer (a phone is for making calls, I used to say to myself) until I got hooked on a app, Words with Friends, which actually made me pick up my iPhone in my spare…

Travel

Digital Hyperlocal Means you can Stay Local while Traveling

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 11:46 am

Two of the most exciting trends of the 2000s, digital and hyperlocal, are now blending together in 2015, with an increasing number of apps, startups, and re-forming companies helping travelers use their tech tools to gain immediate local flavor and an enhanced experience while…

Entrepreneur

You Have An Idea For A Mobile App… What Now?

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 10:00 am

So you have this great idea for a mobile app. You’ve been thinking about it and dreaming about making it real for as long as you can remember. It’s practically your baby. In fact, you probably care about it more than your actual baby. You’ve got the idea…

SaaS

NYC

Maybe You’ve Got too Much Data: What’s Important?

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

I was reading the other day that over 90 percent of the entire Earth’s data was generated in only the last few years. It’s a shocking statistic, no doubt, but where some are amazed New York based Correlate is concerned. You see, according to…

Data

The True Cost of a MVP for Today’s Hottest iOS and Android Apps

By | Aug 6, 2015 at 10:00 pm

When we hear about the launch of a new company it’s almost mystical in nature. That is, one day there’s nothing and then – poof – there’s a startup opening their doors. At least that’s what the outside perspective tends to look like anyway….

Social Media

See the World from Your Smartphone With Fling

By | Aug 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Our world is dominated by social media, and teens are one of the strongest driving forces in that niche. Some social networks are even created by teens and young adults, like Facebook for example, but their role can be even more decisive: if they…

Marketplace

Boston

3 Reasons Why Ecommerce Startups Are Moving Offline

By | Aug 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Some of the most funded, fastest growing startup brands, including Warby Parker, Bonobos, Birchbox, Etsy, Rent the Runway, and Harry’s, who all started online-only, are moving their stores offline and opening up independent brick-and-mortar locations. What are the top three reasons these ecommerce startups…

Startups & Apps

Let Your Network Earn You Money with Boon

By | Aug 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm

We constantly hear about the importance of networking. It’s often said to be the best way to land a dream job, further your career, or simply get on peoples’ radar for future opportunities. And aside from networking for professional reasons, we all have our own…

Food

Food Startups Changing the Way We Eat at Home

By | Aug 6, 2015 at 5:00 pm

As an entrepreneur my mind is always racing – I’m thinking about that next big pitch, quarterly updates to our shareholders, what our competitors are doing, etc. Not a minute goes by where I’m not inundated with memories the past, or worried about things…

Sports

GameOn, the Social Platform for Sports Lovers

By | Aug 6, 2015 at 12:30 pm

With the popularity gained by social media and the importance they have, nowadays, in our lives, there are many new social platforms being created. From social networks aiming to fight the giants of the niche, to others that set goals way beyond what we…