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Inspiration

Atlanta

What I Learned From the Early Years of Parenthood and Entrepreneurship

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Having recently completed my first year as a parent and my fourth as an entrepreneur, I can tell you the journey thus far has been more of a roller coaster than a victory lap. That being said, in both cases, these years have by far been the most…

Facebook

DC

Super Ideological Senators Get More Facebook Followers Than Moderates

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Today, in news we kinda already knew: Pew Research has uncovered data indicating that those with a strong ideology will gain more Facebook followers than those with moderate positions. Yep, being reasonable on the internet will make you way more invisible. The Data You’ll…

Announcements

San Francisco

Local Motors, Kabam and Soft Robotics to Join Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Back in 2006, three alumni from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkley, got together and created a professional social network called Watercooler. When that failed, they pivoted the product to an advertising-supported social network for sport enthusiasts known as…

Drones

Drones Are Officially Big Enough to Smuggle Drugs Across the Border

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Let’s be honest; technology has a tendency to cause more problems than it solves. From Twitter providing trolls with a platform to spread hate to artificial intelligence plotting the demise of the entire human race, innovation doesn’t always lead to a better world. And…

Funding

San Francisco

Know Your VC Is the Yelp for Venture Capitalists

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 11:30 am

The venture capital and investor community as a whole has been under fire most of the summer as harassment allegations swirled around some of Silicon Valley’s biggest investors. When it’s time to pitch for money, most startup founders and entrepreneurs rely on the word…

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Facebook

Facebook Has Taken Another Step Towards Combatting Fake News

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 10:50 am

There’s no denying that fake news has become a problem in today’s society. Whether it’s affecting the election or just generally mucking up your newsfeed, misinformation has begun to spread like wildfire in the digital age. Social media, in all its popular glory, has…

Virtual Reality

How 3D Audio Is Making Art Museums Come Alive

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 9:20 am

You know stereo sound — it uses a left and a right channel to offer your ears a more well-rounded sound. And you know Dolby surround sound, which uses an array of speakers to give you sound sources from all over a room. But…

Tips & How To’s

Challenges in Managing a Global Business

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 8:30 am

In a globally competitive world, startups now have to balance working in multiple countries simultaneously to stay ahead of the competition. Doing business in different locations with different cultures can be a challenge, but smart entrepreneurs can stay afloat with the right approach. As…

Inspiration

Boulder

How This Mother of Three Found Her Way Back to Coding

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 7:15 am

Erica Epperson’s life was finally starting to slow down. For the past decade or so, after going through a divorce, Epperson had shifted her focus to her three young children and her elderly mother. They traveled constantly, often embarking on road trips that were…

Dev & Design

This Graphic Design Certification Could Be the Key to Your Career Growth

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 6:30 am

No two products are the same, but all products have something in common: they all use graphic design. A well-designed logo and attractive packaging can actually be the sole reason a consumer chooses one product over the other. So it’s no surprise that graphic…

Accelerator

Portland, Maine

Scratchpad Accelerator Relaunches With Female Founder Initiative

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 6:30 pm

After a two year hiatus, Bangor, Maine-based Scratchpad Accelerator is relaunching in Fall 2017 with a new focus on female founders. Starting in October, the accelerator will work with four or five female-founded, high-potential, high-growth entrepreneurial teams to validate their customer base, value proposition and…

Tips & How To’s

6 Twitter Accounts Every Digital Nomad Should Follow

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It sounds like fun and games — and it can be — but being a digital nomad can also be a thankless chore. After all, you have to make sure you have either a steady stream of new gigs lined up in order to…

Jobs

Study: Personality Is More Important Than Skill to Potential Employers

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Having the right set of talents can go a long way in getting you a job interview. After all, nothing makes a resumé pop more than a long list of special skills and plenty of experience to hone them. Employers regularly use a potential…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Los Angeles

Tech Has an Anxiety Problem. This CEO Is Working to Combat It.

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Entrepreneurs need to make rapid decisions and act quickly in order to thrive. But those suffering from anxiety — which affects around 40 million Americans a year — actually make decisions with less clarity. And since running a startup often leads to problems like depression and anxiety, entrepreneurs…