Security

5 Security Tools for Remote Startups on a Shoestring Budget

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Running a remote startup is a lot harder than it looks. In addition to the challenge of bringing remote employees together in a virtual workplace, you also need to focus on the security of your online data. You may be thinking, startups with little…

Social Good

The $1 Million XPRIZE Competition Will Help Ensure the Safety of Women

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 5:50 pm

One in three women globally have faced sexual or physical violence in their lifetime, and in a study by the United Nations, 92 percent of women in New Dehli have experienced some form of violence in public spaces in their lifetime. Here in the…

Startup

7 Secrets to Help Your Startup Thrive in Spite of Strong Competition

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Starting a business has never been easier or more competitive. With a strong digital marketplace, entrepreneurship has become accessible to many different people who previously would have struggled to get a business off the ground. So how do you make your startup stand out…

Startups & Apps

3 Innovative Ways Companies Are Helping People Diagnosed with Autism

By | Mar 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm

For someone diagnosed with autism, a path forward can certainly be challenging to navigate. Autism comprises a wide spectrum of qualifying symptoms with varying degrees of intensity. One of the most important things we can do is find positive approaches to empowering people with…

Mobile

Google Goes Mobile-First, Cracks Down on Invasive Popups

By | Mar 3, 2017 at 3:30 pm

In August 2016, Google announced two upcoming updates that would affect how they rank sites: mobile sites would now be indexed, leaving behind desktop indexing; and the use of invasive mobile popups could result in site traffic penalizations. Much like the dreaded initial days…

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Ecommerce

4 Best Tools for Cash-Strapped E-Commerce Startups

By | Mar 3, 2017 at 11:20 am

Funding an e-commerce startup is tough, but it can be harder to protect it from bankruptcy. Aside from maximizing sales, you also need to reduce your spending to ensure the long-term sustainability of your company. Unfortunately, a lot of businesses tend to go overboard…

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London

50 London-Based Startups You Need to Watch in 2017

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Across the pond, London’s tech scene, also known as the Silicon Roundabout, is bursting at the seams with startup activity. Among the buzzing streets of London lives Tech City UK, an accelerator aimed at fueling digital entrepreneurs to image, start, and grow digital enterprises and…

Social Media

Facebook Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Help Prevent Suicide

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The cost-benefit analysis of social media has been hotly debated in recent years. Sure, the ability to personally connect with anyone on the planet via the internet allows for a unique perspective on the world at large. But with the advent of issues like cyber…

Social Good

How to Involve Social Causes in Your Company Profile

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 8:30 pm

You have a lot of responsibilities as a business owner. You need to make sure that your employees are safe on the job, that you aren’t falling into any legal pitfalls, and that you’re staying competitive on the market. On top of all this,…

Startups & Apps

5 Apps That Can Manage Stress and Improve Your Daily Life

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 7:00 pm

When you’re in charge of an entire company, a little bit of stress is the appropriate response. Entrepreneurs are often burdened by poor sleep, tense shoulders, and stress headaches on a regular basis. Fortunately, there are more than enough mobile apps out there designed…

Security

Study: Edtech Needs to Be More Secure Than It Is

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Ed tech — the software, hardware, and integrated systems that are increasingly powering every level of education — has sprung up quickly around the world. The industry is getting crowded enough that we were able to cover a top 12 list of the highest funded…

Education

3 Edtech Startups That Make Cramming For a Test Easier Than Ever

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 12:50 pm

A lot of people have had to stay up late to cram for an important test. Your textbooks are sprawled out in disarray, you’ve got empty coffee cups crowding your desk, and anxiety is perforating the room like a bad smell. Lucky for us, three startups…

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San Francisco

3 Rocky Mountain Startups Win Big at Cleantech Open

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Cleantech Week welcomed the Rocky Mountain Cleantech Open Regional Finalists with open arms as the three teams received a piece of the $100,000 grand prize in investment and services. The three teams were acknowledged during the Cleantech Open Global Forum as part of an effort…

Education

4 Edtech Trends to Watch Out For in 2017

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm

More than thirty years ago, psychologist Benjamin Bloom presented the education community with the “2 Sigma Problem” – a challenge aimed at replicating, at scale, the proven benefits of personalized one-on-one tutoring. Decades later, and with a staggering array of new technologies at our disposal,…

Coding

CodinGame Makes Learning to Code As Fun As Possible

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Gamification has been all the rage in the business world for a few years now. Founders, managers, and everyday entrepreneurs are applying this strategy to everything from customer service to content creation to improve productivity across the board. But while gamification has done wonders for…

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Los Angeles

London-Based E-Man Labs Incubator Expands to Los Angeles

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 2:25 pm

There is a widening spotlight shining on Silicon Beach as more startups begin to bubble out of the Los Angeles tech ecosystem. Everyone from investors to incubators are taking notice, even those from across the pond. If you’ve ever had a chance to talk with…

Startups & Apps

The Top 3 Awesome Non-Profit Tech Products for Children

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 11:20 am

People are starting to take a firmer and more active stance on social causes and the concept of helping those who are less fortunate. Of course, non-profit organisations are not immune from the evolution of our society, and many have ensured that they have…