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How the World’s Largest Voiceover Marketplace Found Success

By | Apr 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Voices.com is the world’s largest voiceover marketplace: an online portal to help people locate 200,000 professionals who can help record audio for everything from commercials to textbooks. It’s a unique community, which makes the decade-long path that this startup took to success an interesting primer…

Startup

Phoenix

Second Time’s The Charm: Storage Together Wins Canyon Challenge

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Coming back for the second year, Storage Together won the 6th annual Canyon Challenge at Grand Canyon University on Thursday. Storage Together makes storage more personable and lucrative for the everyday person. The mobile app aims to revolutionize the storage experience for everyone, starting with…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Smart Buttons, Cosmos, and Teddy Bears

By | Apr 7, 2017 at 2:20 pm

With spring in the air, it’s nice to get outside and enjoy some fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of daily stressors, particularly when navigating that hectic startup life. For those that need to carry their phones during their R&R time, there…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Expanding Life Insurance Startup Fabric Offers Easy, Affordable Coverage

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 11:20 am

Life insurance startup Fabric, a service designed to aid the 37 million American families without life insurance, just expanded coverage across 32 states. Plans start at six dollars a month for $100,000 in coverage. How does a life insurance company qualify as a startup? Because Fabric…

Entrepreneur

Interview: Rob Horning on How to Make the Leap From VC to CEO

By | Mar 6, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Rob Horning, a former venture capitalist and now co-founder & CEO of the Denver-based messaging startup Kwippit, didn’t want to become an entrepreneur. He kept turning it down until it was impossible to ignore. (“That’s the way to become an entrepreneur,” Rob explains, “To keep…

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Trends

13 Apps to Help You Become a Cord Cutter

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In a cable dominated world, more and more consumers have begun cutting the cord to reduce their bills and virtual waste. Accordingly to a slightly out-of-date Nielson report, back in 2013, American TV watchers had an average of 189.1 channels at their disposal, yet…

Real Estate

Zenplace Is Reinventing the $55 Billion Property Management Industry

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The real estate industry is going through a transformation. In the last decade, rental properties have grown to constitute about 40% of the overall industry, which has made property management among the fastest growing sectors. However, even though the real estate industry is getting…

Startups & Apps

Redecorating Your Home Doesn’t Have to be Horrifying with Hutch

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 11:20 am

When you’re ready to redecorate your home, it can take months of scouring ecommerce sites and online garage sales before you can find the right combination of furniture. And while Pinterest is helpful, it can’t do everything. Fortunately, one company can. Today, Hutch, an interior design…

Startups & Apps

Make Sure Your Startup Name Is Legitimate with Viable

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The importance of a short, unique, pertinent startup name cannot be understated. After all, it will be the first thing most potential customers see and the last thing you want to do is scare them off with a weird, boring, nonsensical name. Much like…

Google

Google’s Toontastic 3D Is a Storytelling Joy For All Ages

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Quality storytelling, interesting characters, and colorful visuals are the keys to a unlocking a child’s creativity. And with characters like tourist robots, swashbuckling pirates, and sneaky snakes, the possibilities of creating your own action blockbuster video are endless on the Toontastic 3D, a mobile app…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Tumbleweed, Cats, and More

By | Jan 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s a new year with new resolutions and new adventures. You’re probably hitting the gym, eating better, and taking advantage of the cold weather to catch up on your favorite shows. But if you want your smartphone to keep its New Year resolutions, you’re…

Startups & Apps

How Reading App Caribu Makes Bedtime Stories High-Tech

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 10:30 am

Reading to your little one before bed is a time honored tradition. But with more and more parents being forced to travel away from their children for any myriad of reasons, finding a way to keep up the tradition is harder than ever. Fortunately,…

Startups & Apps

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…

Kickstarter

This Innovative Lockbox May Revolutionize the Real Estate Industry

By | Nov 11, 2016 at 3:30 pm

While the real estate industry is one of the most important industries in any country, technological innovations have yet to hit it hard. Other than a few apps, which can be dubbed as client management tools, the industry has not enjoyed a true technological revolution causing…

Politics/Government

This App Tells You Which Presidential Candidate You Look Like

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 9:15 am

The United States presidential election is tomorrow. People will choose the 45th president of the most powerful country on Earth, in the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election. Among other candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, respectively from the Democratic and Republican Parties, are the ones…

Startups & Apps

Guggy Produces GIFs With Context, API Available for Developers

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 5:50 pm

The popularity of GIFs has reached new height in recent months. These digital video loops have found their way into tweets, Facebook posts, and Instagram photos across the internet. Some apps are even being specifically developed to search and share them as fast and far as…

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Seattle

The ‘Atlas Recall’ Beta Aims to Streamline Your Digital Life

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Atlas Recall, the first product from Seattle startup Atlas Informatics, just launched an open beta this morning. The app is designed to run in the background, indexing any information you want it to, in order to serve as your “photographic memory” for everything digital in…