Parenting

6 Signs That Your Child Is Destined to Become a Computer Programmer

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Children change and develop quite a bit in their youth. But there are some personality traits that will likely stay constant throughout their lives. From confidence to a love of problem solving, these traits could help you predict the professions your child will excel…

Startups & Apps

Vet-Tech CEO on the One Skill Veterans and Great Entrepreneurs Share

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Vet-Tech, the startup accelerator specifically for veterans, is built to get into the trenches with its entrepreneurs by providing mentors and resources as well as navigating corporate partnerships. The Silicon Valley-based accelerator’s mission interested me, so I contacted Vet-Tech’s president and CEO, Bow Rodgers, for…

Startups & Apps

How the Loog Guitar Gives Kids the Most Fun, Simple Instrument Possible

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

First conceived as a master’s thesis at New York University and then spending time as a 2011 Kickstarter funded at quadruple its initial goal, the Loog guitar is now the banner product at NYC-based startup Loog. The guitar provides a simple, easy-to-learn kids’ version…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Toca Life, Perchang, and More

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 2:20 pm

The holidays can be a stressful time. Between familial arguments and hectic schedules, a few good apps can go a long way in calming you down. Fortunately, this weeks selection of top apps will have you entertained through all the yelling and the scheduling….

Startups & Apps

Truffle Makes Restaurant Recommendations Personal For Once

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 12:50 pm

While the Fourth of July and Christmas are holidays where food plays a starring role, there is only one holiday dedicated to feasting with the ones you love: Thanksgiving. With this special day right around the corner, it’s important to remember that the best…

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DC

Get HUNGRY With the Freshest Meal Delivery App in the DC Area

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 11:20 am

Food is a popular startup niche: Travel site Skift recently picked the topic for their new vertical, while Buzzfeed’s Tasty videos are their most popular and enduring accomplishment. TIME even has an entire site dedicated to breakfast. And a big part of food startups…

Startup

4 Things You Can Do Now to Help You Scale Your Startup

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Growth is a problem that every startup owner would love to have. And while owning a growing company is the dream for many, not having the…

Education

How Should We Evaluate Edtech for Future Generations?

By | Nov 19, 2016 at 10:30 am

The field of education is one of the most researched disciplines on the planet. We set goals and objective for our students, we test until our eyes fall out, and we gather data that will prove what works and what doesn’t. One of the tough…

Robots

4 Industries Poised to Benefit from the Evolution of Robotics

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Love them or hate them, industrial robots are here to stay. While there are plenty of critics who are against the modern advancement and widespread adoption of robotic technology, these devices can be of great benefit to employees, business owners, and even mainstream consumers. In…

Startups & Apps

Phoenix

Getting Tee Times Are Now Hassle-Free With Golfpay

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Between all the emails, texts and phone calls, organizing an 18 hole round of golf with a few friends can become cumbersome for the organizer. But not anymore. Golfpay is a new web-based golf reservation app that will allow golfers to pay and check-in…

Startups & Apps

4 Apps to Help Boost Your Entrepreneurial Creativity

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 9:15 am

Today’s entrepreneurs are in for some risky business — so risky, in fact, that there’s only about a 50-50 chance your business will even make it to the four-year mark. That’s why you need to be employing every tool in your arsenal to get…

Startup

5 Ways to Run an Effective Investor Board Meeting

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Startups & Apps

Albuquerque

9 Scrappy Startups Making Moves in Albuquerque, New Mexico

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Being scrappy is a big part of being a startup. If you can’t muster the tenacity to succeed when the cards are down, you aren’t going to make it in the startup world. Fortunately, scrappy startups are what makes the world a more innovative…

Startups & Apps

Cincinnati

LISNR’s Ultrasonic Technology Named CES Innovation Award Honoree

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 11:20 am

As the company responsible for the world’s most advanced ultrasonic protocol, LISNR is an emerging leader in the Internet of Sound. The first application of LISNR’s technology in the real world happened last month, in the 2016 edition of Techstars FounderCon 2016, with the ticketing…

Mobile

Nashville

Developing AR: What Does the Card Game of the Future Look Like?

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 10:30 am

In the wake of viral phenomenon Pokémon Go, the world of augmented reality is seeing rapid growth. But with growth comes growing pains. Like any developing media format, AR is easy to get wrong. Yet one startup is tackling an even more specialized niche: the AR card…

Startups & Apps

6 Apps Entrepreneurs Never Knew They Needed

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are always on the go. The most powerful tool you have is your smartphone: The apps available can make your day easier and provide you with the inspiration needed to make a successful business. And not just by helping you during your nine…

Travel

How Millennials Are Influencing the Vacation Industry

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm

For generations, vacations required a great deal of planning and consideration. Before the digital age, there were no online reviews, no affordable travel websites, and no airlines designed to save you money. Most people relied on travel agents and fancy brochures to plan their…