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Los Angeles

LA-Based Coding Bootcamp Codesmith Boasts 96% Hiring Rate

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Finding a job can be hard. But in this economy, finding a job with a hearty paycheck is even harder. Fortunately, study after study has shown that IT professionals and computer science graduates are going home with the biggest paychecks on a regular basis. But…

Remote work

How to Build a Strong Remote Team, According to 10 Entrepreneurs

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 4:42 pm

This article is sponsored by Vast Conference, which offers an award-winning, instant conference calling service. As technology advances and the need for quality employees grows, more and more companies learn to adapt to the remote working model. After all, what’s the point in having…

Product Launch

Tumblr Adds YouTube-Style Revenue Sharing for Its Bloggers

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Tumblr made a quiet announcement yesterday: They’re allowing users to make money off of ads that will be added to their blogs. The micro-blogging site will start the process by introducing ads on all blogs, with an opt-out button available in the settings, beginning tomorrow….

Product Launch

How Reddit’s Latest Advertising Plan Will Push the Platform Forward

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 3:33 pm

When it comes to finding the best way to make online platforms profitable, many companies are still figuring out a magic formula. But with digital media reshaping how we’re able to use these tools to improve how we create content for consumers and ensure…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Being Depressed Can Make You More Creative

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm

For years, artists and entrepreneurs have accepted the notion that sadness breeds creativity. The idea is as old as time, as thousands of the world’s most creative minds often suffer from personal tragedy and unmitigated melancholy. From Ernest Hemingway to Robin Williams to Roy Raymond, successful artists…

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Tips & How To’s

The 5 Most Common Mistakes Startups Make While Prototyping

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

San Francisco-based design and development studio Yeti just released a white paper detailing the ins and outs of prototyping, an essential early step in any developer or designer’s process. Lean startups should take note, as they’ll need to stay on top of the best practices in order to reach…

Education

DC

Edtech Startup EverFi Receives $40 Million Investment

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 2:02 pm

Education is not always valued in the business world. Because there are so few direct avenues to profit, investors have typically strayed away from the questionable sector. But with the advent of edtech startups and the obvious need for better schooling in this country,…

Gear & Gadgets

Scottsdale

STYR Labs Launches Fitness Gadgets That Tell You What Supplements To Take

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 1:22 pm

The Internet of Things is only just beginning, turning everything in our lives into a connected device. One particular industry that has done well by it, as well as some flops, is the health and wellness space. From wearables to smart clothing, even connected…

Games

Pokémon Go Takes Players to Some Weird Places [Infographic]

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Since the release of Pokémon Go, fans have embraced the Pokémon trainer calling in droves. Sure, sometimes they walk into street lights by accident because they’re looking down at their phones, or they end up turning around in circles like spinning tops, but that…

Case Study

In Today’s Job Market, Only 16 Percent See Workplace Change

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 11:34 am

Though there have been many strides to combat it, the job market has mostly failed to meet the demand to match qualified candidates with job roles that have both “good pay and healthy wage gains”. Today, it seems like job seekers have a variety…

Tips & How To’s

The One Essential Tip That Late-Career Entrepreneurs Need

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 11:00 am

The average successful startup founder is about 40, and they’re all working with different strengths and weaknesses than the younger crowd. They have a lot more knowledge about their industry, for instance, but they can’t pull nearly as many all-nighters to put together their business….

Jobs

How Does ‘Full Stack’ Translate in the Job Market?

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 10:17 am

For those on the job market, it’s paramount that they embody as many hire-able skills and experiences as possible. But with the market getting more competitive and employees looking to transition roles across various industries, it can be difficult to find definite skills to…

Trends

What Popular and Profitable Mobile Games Have in Common

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 9:45 am

Mobile games are still the most popular category in the App Store and account for 23.35 percent of all downloads. Considering the recent Pokémon Go craze going around, you might have thought about building a cool gaming app of your own. But here’s a kicker…

SaaS

Survey Says: 80% of SaaS Professionals Are Clueless

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 9:12 am

SaaS, short for “software as a service,” is a business model that depends on selling subscriptions to a proprietary software, usually to businesses. Retaining clients is just as important to the bottom line as adding them in the first place. That’s why the results of…