Data

NYC

Cymbolism: The Test That Will Make You Forget about Color Psychology

By | Mar 20, 2015 at 4:48 pm

Even though I follow the news like everyone else, I’ve always had a soft spot for underdogs. You know, the apps they don’t tell you about, the products that get under the line on Product Hunt’s home page, etc. Sometimes you can find the…

Hardware

Miami

What Will Augmented Reality Look Like in the Future? [VIDEO]

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 10:29 pm

If you ask Magic Leap just what they do, they would tell you that they’re an idea. That might not sound like much at first glance, but they’ve actually leveraged this pitch and raised a $542 million investment from Google. What makes their vision for…

Sports

DC

How Do You Pick Your March Madness Winners?

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Nobody has ever gotten the $1 billion bracket. If you’re unfamiliar, there’s a challenge every March Madness season that stipulates: if you can call every game perfectly you win $1 billion. But there are so many moving pieces in a March Madness bracket, not…

Startup

5 Reasons Why Startups Should Use Explainer Videos

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Visual forms of communication is what our brains are hardwired to recognize. We are quick to visuals, motions and as we skim through pages of information, we are sure to endure the entire length of an explainer video. Over the past few years, we…

Incubator

DC

D.C.’s 1776 Announces Challenge Festival 2015

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 12:53 pm

The Washington, D.C.-based startup incubator 1776 announced this morning its plans for this year’s Challenge Festival 2015. Designed to be the culmination of the 1776 Challenge Cup competition, the week-long event will bring together business leaders, government officials, innovators, investors, and entrepreneurs from across…

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Startups & Apps

Little Rock

Little Rock Startup Believes Discovery Should Be Easier

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 11:00 am

What’s worse than sifting through mountains of paperwork to find the information you need? Paying lawyers hundreds of dollars per hour to do it. Enter eZdiscovery Solutions, a company that helps law firms and other businesses that manage massive amounts of paperwork harness the…

Bitcoin

The Rise of Bitcoin in our Global Economy

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 9:00 am

Bitcoin is the first digital cryptographic currency (cryptocurrency) that has really taken hold around the world. While several other attempts had been made before Bitcoin, they either never worked correctly or never gained widespread use. Bitcoin, on the other hand, has a deep and…

Health

Nowhere to Hide – Equinox’s New Pursuit

By | Mar 18, 2015 at 10:00 am

The words you don’t want to hear during a cycling class flashed before my eyes last week: “nowhere to hide”.  My brain went through all sorts of holy *$%! and WHY(!) but my feet kept pedaling because I was in the midst of Equinox’s…

Accelerator

The Top 20 US Startup Accelerators Ranked

By | Mar 18, 2015 at 12:01 am

At SXSW, the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project released its 2015 ranking of the best startup accelerators, topped by AngelPad, Mucker Lab, and Techstars. The ranking, now headed up by researchers at MIT and the University of Richmond, has been evaluating accelerator programs since 2010: 2011 top startup…

Social Media

Pollfish Answers: What’s the Car Buying Intent for US Citizens?

By | Mar 17, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Pollfish, a company with access to over 90 million smartphone users to whom it distributes surveys, recently conducted a massive undertaking: survey America about their car buying intent from around the US. Their methodology uses a river-sampling technique that operates through third party smartphone…

Health

Doctor on Demand: The Future of On Demand Healthcare

By | Mar 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The two hour wait at the doctor’s office will soon join the zeppelin, bows and arrows, and human sacrifice as anachronisms from the human past. The future of medicine is in seamless access to patient data, HIPAA-compliant direct engagement between practitioners and patients, and…

Marketplace

NYC

Want Free Stuff? Claim It!

By | Mar 17, 2015 at 12:30 pm

After spending three months in a beta period, Claim It! officially launched their iOS app in New York City. During the beta phase the team put their platform to the ultimate test and successfully gave away $60,000 worth of free prizes to New Yorkers….

Communication

Easier Conference Calls With ‘Talk’ by AnyMeeting

By | Mar 17, 2015 at 10:00 am

AnyMeeting is a communication startup that offers free web conferencing tools for online meetings and general conferencing needs. More recently, though, it has reached a new niche with the release of Talk: a free and simple to use service that allows the creation of conference calls with…

SaaS

Waferapp: File Transfer With the Flick of a Wrist

By | Mar 17, 2015 at 9:00 am

There’s no doubt about it, sending files between devices can be difficult. Sure, there are solutions like Dropbox and Google Drive to upload and easily share files, but even so you have to upload and then re-download them to different devices. Pulkit Madan, founder of…

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