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But First Let Me Take a Selfie

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From Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars Selfie to the hit song “#Selfie” by the Chainsmokers, the selfie has become a part of both pop culture and everyday life. However, a few years ago that wasn’t the case – people barely knew what the word meant. However, during that time a small group of entrepreneurs were working on… Read more »


Steve Case-Backed Andela Launches to Bridge Global Skills Gap in Software Development

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The Andela Institute, a talent accelerator that’s focused on closing the global skills gap in software development, has launched today. Andela looks toward the developing world to recruit promising top developers and then connecting them with top global employers. Today’s launch is held in synchrony with the announcement of the closing of a seed round of funding…. Read more »


Jetaport: An Easier and Cheaper Way to Book Hotel Blocks

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I love going on vacations. I also love my friends and family. Combining the two elements, however, is not something I particularly enjoy. It’s not that I don’t want to spend time with these people in some new part of the world; I really just hate having to deal with the logistics behind such trips…. Read more »


VIRES Aeronautics: Big Plans to Disrupt Aviation

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Jordan Greene received a phone call during the summer of 2012. His friend Harshil Goel – and now the CEO of VIRES Aeronautics – had called to discuss a discovery he had made while working in India. “He said ‘I may have found a solution that will revolutionize aerodynamics and the aerospace industry’,” says Jordan… Read more »


Player.me Hits Landmark 1M Posts, Seeks Funding

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Sean Fee, managing partner at Mist Media, previous CCO of MetaMedia, and jack-of-all-trades has jumped into the gaming industry with social networking site Player.me. It is currently billed as “the best way to show off your gaming skills, connect with other gamers and grow your fanbase.”  It seems the site has lived up to its reputation,… Read more »