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DC

Can Your Big Data Startup Help the Government?

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Government-focused accelerator program Dcode42 has officially opened it’s Fall 2016 applications. This cycle, the program is specifically seeking companies that work in the Big Data and analytics space. Any analytics or big data startup will be well poised through the Dcode42 program: The US government is the…

Startup

Direct Flights Will Determine Your Startup’s Success

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 10:15 am

For startup founders, long-term success is of the utmost importance. It’s not just about creating a product that can solve some of your consumers’ long-standing problems, but with creating a brand that will impact your industry years down the line. But what if determining…

Automotive

Holograms and Augmented Reality Are Going to Make Driving Awesome

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Between Tesla’s all-electric model and Uber’s self-driving cars, automotive technology has taken some serious leaps in recent years. And while dozens of tech companies try to get driverless sedans on the road before anyone else, some businesses have taken a different route in improving…

Mobile

One-Third of Pokémon Go Players Are Women

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm

If you haven’t heard of the popular mobile game Pokémon Go, you’ve likely been living in the woods on berries and nuts for the last month. It has been used more than Facebook since it’s release in early July. Every marketing firm in the…

Startups & Apps

Gary Vee Wants to Purge Most Startups From Existence

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Gary Vaynerchuk is just too much of a businessman not to complain about the models that most startups depend on today. And, in his typically restrained manner, he recently voiced his opinion on the most recent episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka. “Everything you do is…

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Phoenix

Hopscratch’s ‘Business in a Box’ Makes Launching a Business Easier

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 9:45 am

Many people dream about creating their own business. However, lacking ideas and/or the knowledge about what the entire process of creating a business entails can get in the way of that. This was exactly the thought by the folks at Hopscratch, who launched the…

Travel

The Value of an Small- and Medium-Sized Business Travel Program

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm

This article is brought to you in partnership with American Airlines. Most people understand the basics of a travel loyalty program. Travelers earn a number of points or miles for every dollar spent that they can later redeem for flights or other awards. If they…

Startups & Apps

Faception App Will Instantly Tell if You’re a Good Person

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 2:30 pm

A new Israeli-based startup is here to tell all your secrets based on the quick look on your face. Faception has created a one-of-a-kind facial personality profiling technology to recognize potential criminals, high profile poker players, terrorists and other no-good-doers by the distinct features…

Startups & Apps

Polymail: A Simple Email Client to Replace Your MailBox Needs

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 11:45 am

With the advent of mobile apps, the number of email clients available in the market has grown almost exponentially. Nowadays we have multiple options to choose from, with the possibility of going for the one that better suits our tastes, as well as what…

Entertainment

Netflix Growth Falls, Everyone Freaks Out

By | Jul 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Netflix has changed the world multiple times over. Whether it be their insanely popular original content or their revolutionary streaming service, this empire of media production has seen millions of people download their app in pursuit of a more comprehensive entertainment experience. And while…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

8 Ways to Avoid Scaring Off Startup Talent

By | Jul 19, 2016 at 11:45 am

Every business wants people with in-demand skills, which is why they are so hard to find. But they are also easy to lose. All too often bad recruiting tactics drive off the best prospects rather than draw them in. Here are eight ways that…

Mobile

5 Ways to Attract Customers with Your Mobile App

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Before your a cup of coffee in the morning, you’ve likely opened between one and fifteen mobiles apps to start your day. Mobile apps has become part of the world in a big way. According to Mobile Analytics firm Flurry, mobile use grew 58% year over…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Storyo, Drawissimo, and More

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm

I’ve been disconnected for only a few hours and was searching for a place with wireless coverage so I could connect to the Internet to check email and Game Center — I think that’s a strong sign of iAddiction. But you know, I can…

Startups & Apps

Miami

Urban.Us Is the Venture Fund That’s Making Cities Better

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 3:35 pm

Rachio recently announced that their smart sprinkling systems have helped save over one billion gallons of water. Radiator Labs and its similarly smart household tech are achieving reductions of over 30 percent in heating fuel use. Mark43 is deploying its cloud-based record-keeping software for police officers…

Startups & Apps

Santa Monica

Lenny Is Modernizing Credit for Millennials

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm

While on the road to finding the global Tech.Co Startup Of The Year, we’re on a mission to feature and highlight as many rising stars as possible. From tech and hardware, to entrepreneurs improving the accessibility of health information, each month dozens of new…

Startups & Apps

Cinderly: Your Outfit-of-the-Day Guide in One App

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 9:00 am

If you are looking for inspiration for your daily outfit, there is good chance you’ll be able to find it in the more than85 million #ootd tagged Instagram posts. And, let’s face it, there are some great ideas out there, so why wouldn’t you browse…

Travel

Innovations Changing the Passenger Experience In-Flight

By | Jul 16, 2016 at 11:15 am

The passenger experience on commercial airlines is always changing. And it’s only going to keep changing as technology changes. Elon Musk has already floated the idea of converting planes into electric-powered machines to provide a cleaner flight experience. But that is just one of many things that…