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Dev & Design

How DIY Design Platforms Impact the Creative Industry

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm

For the past decade or so, graphic designers have been in high demand. Virtually every company in every industry has had need for some kind of digital marketing, and with skill-intensive programs being the only way to create professional collateral, the burden was on…

Facebook

Palo Alto

Mark Zuckerberg Announces Plans to Maintain Election Integrity

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 4:20 pm

Fake Facebook accounts have been marked as one of the inputs that has impacted elections here and around the world. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, came back from paternal leave and announced what Facebook will be doing in the coming year to…

Jobs

Stanford

10 Best Universities for Locking Down a Job After Graduation

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Finding a job sucks. Between sitting through lengthy interviews, endlessly sending resumés, and constantly doubting your own self worth, the process can take a serious toll on your mental health. And while a good school doesn’t guarantee you a shot at the corner office,…

Jobs

Toronto

Tech Workers Are Actually Moving to Canada More, Thanks to Trump

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The phrase “if you like it so much, why don’t you move there” has long been deployed as a way to get someone to shut up. Recent news on the upswing in Canada’s tech jobs following the change in the U.S.’s presidential administration this…

Health

20 Startup Accelerators Impacting the Healthcare Industry

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 11:30 am

Startup accelerators are all about support. They gives budding companies a chance to succeed thanks to mentorship, networking opportunities, and plenty of capital. In the healthcare industry, those kinds of resources aren’t found easily, particularly by new entrepreneurs. However, there are a number of…

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Food

China

China Is Getting $300M of Lab-Grown Meat From Israel

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 10:50 am

In May 2016, we told you the food industry was the next frontier for the startup world. In January 2017, we predicted synthetic food would finally catch on in a big way. Now, news of a deal China has made for lab-grown meat proves that it…

Accelerator

India

6 B2B Startups Joining NetApp’s First Accelerator Cohort

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 9:20 am

A little support can go a long way in the startup world. Fledgling companies are constantly in need of advice, mentorship, and most importantly, capital. Without help, a lot of these startups become one in a long line of failed companies that didn’t have…

Culture

5 Common Principles Millennial Entrepreneurs Use to Succeed

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 8:30 am

Just because the internet has afforded everyone a wide array of tools that they can use to grow their businesses, doesn’t mean that growing a business from practically nothing, to something that investors will find “drool-worthy” is easy to pull off. The fact is,…

Digital Currency

Why Apps Can Pave the Way for Mainstream Adoption of Blockchain

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 7:15 am

Mobile utility and gaming applications may be the most likely driver of mainstream adoption of the blockchain and cryptocurrency. Recent developments in blockchain and cryptocurrency usage by conventional big business suggests that the mainstream adoption of such technology is imminent. Shipping and logistics giant…

Accelerator

Maine

Meet the Startups From Venture Hall’s first Demo Day

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm

AI-enabled platforms, smart needles, and mobile-based healthcare. Just some of the themes pitched by startup founders at Venture Hall’s inaugural Demo Day in Portland, Maine. The 13-week accelerator graduated its first cohort of six promising early-stage, health and wellness-focused startups, and offered them a…

Product Launch

Palo Alto

Nest Announces Nest Hello, Nest Cam IQ, and Nest Secure

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Next, the company that first gained recognition in the home tech world due to its smart thermostats, today announced six new products aimed at fully securing homes. Prior to now, they only offered general coverage through their Nest Cams; however, they will soon be…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Kaijen Hsiao, CTO of Mayfield Robotics, to Speak at Innovate Celebrate

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Robots are cool. In addition to reminding us of a time when futuristic technology was reserved for episodes of the Jetsons, these handy little guys are capable of everything from day planning to housework. And if there’s one person who knows how integral robotics…

Google

Startup With Google Provides Business Resources for Founders

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Google has launched a new website compiling a ton of resources for startups. While it’s a little self-advertising — the search giant’s name features prominently in the site’s title, Startup with Google — the site contains a wealth of information. Any early-stage founders looking…

Gaming

China

Nintendo Switch Has a Secret Game You Can Only Unlock Once a Year

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The Nintendo Switch has taken the gaming world by storm. In addition to the unprecedented launch earlier this year, Nintendo stock has reached a nine-year high thanks to the innovative console on-the-go. Unfortunately, this celebratory time for the gaming company has been somewhat marred…