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When Quitting is the Exact Right Thing to Do

Most of us are raised under the belief that life is about never giving up, especially in the pursuit of a long-term goal. However, there is value in knowing when to consider if this pursuit is worthy of your continued time and effort based…

How Early Is Too Early to Start Selling Your Product?

A major software company’s operating system consistently wins rave reviews from users for its ease of use. The company’s main competitor, believing it has a similar product ready to present a challenge, releases its new operating system — which is promptly lambasted for …

A War for Founders Is Underway

A few weeks ago, I took my first trip to Moscow to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC).  This was the most impactful event of my current startup, CoFoundersLab. Since 2011, I’ve visited many of the 40 cities we’ve launched in and enjoyed the…

How to Win the SXSW Accelerator

Are you headed down to SXSW this week? If you are, there is one must-attend event: the SXSW Interactive Accelerator Competition. The Accelerator is SXSW’s annual pitch contest that draws thousands of applicants from some of the world’s hottest up-and-coming technology …

14 Resources That Women in Tech Should Know About

With women only making up an estimated 12 percent of software engineers in the United States, and a growing shortage of software developers, momentum is gathering to encourage and show women that they can succeed in technology roles. Grants, scholarships, intensive developer …

5 Must-Have Apps for First Time International Travelers

Sipping wine in a Tuscan vineyard, eating crepes along the Seine, diving on the Barrier Reef, and photographing wildlife in the Serengeti have all played out in the realm of your daydreams. Now that it’s time to make your dreams reality, the thought of…

Motion Meets Mobile in Upcoming, Cutting-Edge Tech Devices

Despite Google’s latest “Ok, Google” innovation with the newest KitKat operating system for Android phones, motion technology takes a different approach to creating a more seamless and convenient user experience. Development surrounding mobile technology focuses on larger …

Startups, Marketing Is Not Just Your First Press Mention

The beta launch is a software proving ground. Everyone has an idea for the next Facebook, Google, or Angry Birds, but what separates the cream from the crop is a successful beta test. If your software is glitchy with your five-man development team testing…