Education

Should College Textbooks Go Digital?

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 11:00 pm

As most twenty-somethings toting bachelor’s degrees and a boatload of debt will tell you, going to college is not a cheap undertaking these days. Of course, it’s not just the tuition that gets you. After you consider room and board, a beer budget, and…

Accelerator

NMotion Accelerator to Capitalize on Changes in Lincoln

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm

On March 9, 2015 NMotion will be closing applications for this year’s class of startups who want to go through their accelerator program in Lincoln, Nebraska. Everything will officially kick off on April 27 and continuing for 13 weeks. The accelerator will focus on…

Mobile

Chicago

This App Will Help You Stop Sending Embarrassing Texts

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Whether you were drunk or sober, sometime in the past each and every one of us has sent a text that we wish could’ve taken back. One of the paradoxes about our rapid development of technology and our attempts to make machines become more human…

Mobile

Boston

Disrupting Ads and Alerts: Discover Howler

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Howler platform is designed to spread the word about small businesses. When Tech Cocktail’s Mixer and Startup Showcase visited Boston late last year, the Howler team won the Reader’s Choice award for best showcasing startup. And now, they’ve announced that their app is…

Startups & Apps

Want, Need, Thank: Life in Perspective with an App

By | Feb 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Wants and Needs helps users to see their life in perspective by pointing past their daily activity. Although I was skeptical at first about what such app could do for me, after using it, I realized that it would soon replace a cluttered desk…

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Bitcoin

Choosing a Bitcoin Wallet: The Basics

By | Feb 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

If you want to use Bitcoin, one of the first decisions that you will have to make is which wallet you will be using to store your Bitcoin and make transactions. As Bitcoin is an electronic currency not controlled by a central authority, it…

Startups & Apps

Founder Dating from the Other Side of the World

By | Feb 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm

I personally do not recommend the whole idea of founder dating in its true essence, because it’s probably best to partner up with someone you know very well, most likely from your existing network. For those founders unable to find anyone in your network, then founder…

Startups & Apps

Improve Your Construction Business with These Apps

By | Feb 14, 2015 at 8:00 am

As more industries become more tech-enabled, the diverse array of apps and management platforms is widened as well. This creates more opportunity for disruption and job creation as industries demand access to more competitive advantages. The construction industry continues to find improvement as new apps are created…

Education

A Social Network That Will Help You Learn a Language

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 10:00 pm

In our globalized world, the Internet has became a very important tool – we get information from it, we shop using it, and we utilize the World Wide Web to learn. And our e-learning has been growing in recent years, with multiple sources now…

Accelerator

Las Vegas

The Mill Starts a New Accelerator in Downtown Vegas

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

If you live in Downtown Las Vegas, or if you’re affiliated with the tech ecosystem there, then you’ve most likely heard of The Mill. In 2014 The Mill was just a program operating out of the coworking space Work in Progress. Very green ideas…

Music

Miami

Senzari Debuts MovieGraph, Web-Based Graph Analytics for Films

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Miami-based startup Senzari announced today the expansion of its entertainment graph services with the debut of MovieGraph. Senzari is a music data company that uses innovative graph computing and machine learning techniques to create a recommendation engine. MovieGraph will leverage Senzari’s approach to connecting and extracting knowledge from…

Startups & Apps

7 Kids Apps That Will Nurture Well-Rounded Adults

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 6:30 pm

As any modern parent you are concerned about your child’s development. I believe all children are born creative and talented and as a parent, our primary role is to encourage their efforts and educate them in a fun and creative way. Here are seven…

Music

Las Vegas

Music Discovery Platforms Aren’t Dead: TuneGO Gets $1.2M

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 11:00 am

You might think that the landscape for music discovery is oversaturated to the point of non-action, but TuneGO says otherwise. Today the Las Vegas music discovery platform announced that they have received $1.2 million in private funding, signing new distribution partners like Spotify, Slacker,…

Accelerator

NYC

Techstars’ Barclays Accelerator Heads to NYC

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 7:00 am

It hasn’t even been a full 24 hours since Techstars announced the launch of their new accelerator in Berlin. Coming hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement, Techstars today announced the Barclays flagship Accelerator program in New York City, following the resounding program success…

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