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Accelerator

Kansas City

How Sickweather Benefited From an Accelerator Network

By | May 19, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Startup Founders may wonder how they would benefit from being a part of an accelerator. As one who ran the Sprint Accelerator powered by Techstars from 2014-2016, I saw many examples of the ecosystem in action – it is so vast and comprised of different…

Healthy Entrepreneur

3 Ways to Improve Employee Health

By | May 18, 2017 at 8:30 pm

As you expand your workforce you’ll want to make sure your employees are working efficiently and keeping up the momentum. Taking an interest in the health of your employees can ensure more job satisfaction and help them live a longer life. If you’re looking…

Wearables

San Francisco

How the Wearable Industry Could Catch Strokes Before They Happen

By | May 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Get ready for the future of wearable healthcare: a University of California, San Francisco, study has confirmed last week that the Apple Watch can identify an abnormal heart rhythm with 97 percent efficiency. Here’s how it works, and why wearables are such a great…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Being a Workaholic Is Bad for Your Mental Health

By | May 12, 2017 at 12:50 pm

You’ve heard it a thousand times: work really hard and good things will happen. Parents, teachers, coaches, and mentors all use this cliché as a means of motivation. However, taking this innocent advice to the extreme, like most things, ends poorly for those working beyond…

Cannabis

NYC

NuggMD Brings Medical Marijuana Access to New York

By | May 8, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Medical marijuana has been a hot button issue in the US for years now. While a growing number of states have made this medicinal methodology legal, many states have a vast array of regulations and laws in place that are preventing potential patients for…

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Tips & How To’s

How to Manage Workplace Stress in Tech

By | Apr 27, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Workers in all types of jobs are often expected to be “on call” at all times, creating a significant problem with workplace stress and work-life balance — and it’s especially bad in the tech industry. In fact, The 2016 Health IT Stress Report found that…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Top 7 Tech.Co Stories About Overcoming Sleepless Nights

By | Apr 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm

According to the National Sleep Foundation, only 35 percent of Americans surveyed get a good night sleep and only 24 percent of women reported they woke up feeling well-rested zero days out of the past four days in the same survey. At a conscious…

Interviews

Chicago

Katlin Smith of Simple Mills on the Value of Clean Eating in Life and Business

By | Apr 22, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Katlin Smith is the founder of Simple Mills, a food startup that only uses simple, whole food ingredients. While working as a consultant, Katlin discovered she had a gluten-sensitivity and started experimenting with her almond-flour baking mixes on the weekends.  Shortly after launching her…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Ways to Bounce Back After Sleepless Nights

By | Apr 18, 2017 at 5:50 pm

After a few sleepless nights, it’s easy to feel like you’ve been hit by a bus. This often makes your ability to perform at an optimal level diminish throughout the day. But don’t worry, we’ve found some solutions to help you bounce back after those…

Indiegogo

Earmo Allows You to Take Your Temperature in One Second

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 11:20 am

As a parent, there are few things worse than dealing with a sick child. In addition to being subjected to all those germs, the stress of your little angel being under the weather is enough to drive first-time parents a little crazy. Fortunately, one…

Healthy Entrepreneur

I Owe My Productivity to My Early Morning Workouts. Here’s Why.

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

Like the vast majority of us, I used to have a fickle relationships with exercise; on the one hand I knew that regular exercise could help me achieve my weight and strength goals. But on the other hand, exercise wasn’t always fun – especially…

Health

Great Healthcare Technology Is Designed to Disappear

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

Well-designed healthcare technology leads to successful care transitions and talented providers. Poorly designed tech, however, breeds only stories about its shortcomings. This rule is equally true outside of healthcare. Personal electronics with intuitive interfaces, reliable operating systems, and long-lasting batteries rarely draw ire. Sit…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Dima Elissa of VisMed3D on Personalized Medicine, 3D Printing, and Networking

By | Mar 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Dima Elissa is the founder and CEO of VisMed3D, a startup providing 3D surgical patient replicas for state-of-the-art treatment and training of doctors. Based in Matter, the startup is on the cutting edge of personalized medicine. In addition to her startup, Dima devotes considerable…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How Sleep Deprivation Can Crush Your Career

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 12:50 pm

We’ve all been through it: you’re up late at night, you’ve got work in the morning, and you’re not going to get the sleep you need. At first, you think you can make up for it by inhaling some coffee after you wobble out…

Healthy Entrepreneur

6 Ways Startup Founders Can Deal With Extra Stress

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

Recently, I came home from work at 10pm, opened the door and immediately heard my wife say how stressed she was. Her pharmaceutical company recently bought a biotech startup for a lot of money, and my wife is leading a very tough integration project. She works very hard,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How to Maximize Productivity Without Sacrificing Your Wellness

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

As an ambitious self-starter, your instinct is to work, work, work. However, if you’re sacrificing your wellness to get it all done, you’re doing yourself and your company a disservice. Make sure your mental wellbeing is also in check before tackling any huge project,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Signs Adult ADHD Might Be Interfering With Your Performance at Work

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 10:30 am

As many as nine million adults in America have ADHD, and most of them are part of the national workforce. Unfortunately, many of them struggle in their employment roles. One survey found that 50 percent of adults with ADHD are unable to maintain a full-time…