I am a technology start up writer. I love to explore the people and stories behind the new ideas changing the world. The best part of the discovery is the preparation which goes into the project. I believe context is important for ALL questions. The most important question you will ever ask and answer is why.

 

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Sharding Blockchain Technology Could Process Transactions Faster

Zilliqa is a new blockchain platform successfully deployed their platform on internal Amazon Web Services nodes as a test reaching transaction speeds meant to rival major payment processors Visa and Mastercard. Using its new sharding technology, Zillqa takes blockchain and the distributed ledger technology to new…

This App Uses Math to Teach You a New Language in 4 Months

There’s really no more excuses about learning a new language. There’s so many options for online educational and video courses and apps to help. The main problem is that one’s ability to learn a new language to a functional level is the difficult part….

How to Automate Your Airbnb Properties

Everything is automated these days. For Airbnb property managers, they know that vacation rentals are no different. It’s time for you to hop aboard the automation train. After all, despite regulatory issues threatening to slow Airbnb growth—“battles between tech companies and local governments have…

Why Apps Can Pave the Way for Mainstream Adoption of Blockchain

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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…

Esports Tickets Provides All-In-One Platform For Gaming Events

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The growth of esports means managing events is more important than ever. A smooth customer experience is vital for event success so Esports Tickets launched September 2017 to fill the glaring gap in event management and ticket sale options into a single app. Similar…

How Crowdfunding is Finding Its Way Into Real Estate

There is a tendency to think of crowdfunding as one of the latest tools that entrepreneurs and startup companies are using to fund their projects and new endeavors. While this is a very familiar concept for those who have heard of crowdfunding, technology tools…

How This Company’s ICO Quietly Netted $600K

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Initial Coin Offerings for new cryptocurrencies are designed to maximize buzz and satisfy the urge to get in on the “next big thing.” And the media headlines are also fueling the recent ICO craze:“$150 Million raised in 52 seconds,” “Sold out in 7.5 Seconds,” and “Thousands…

Women In Tech Profile: NoteStream CEO Michelle Forsythe

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In world where the prevailing marketing thinking is that shorter content is better, Michelle Forsythe has developed NoteStream. This app is focused on long form content that is not news but is still of interest to those who wish to expand their knowledge and…

A Possible Case Study in CRM: KeyIn.to

CRM Case Study: KeyIn.to

Customer acquisition and customer retention are the top issues for startups. The process of identifying the correct market and tailoring products to meet specific needs will result in traction necessary for unicorns to flourish. But customer relationship management takes time and energy. There are…

Seattle Startup Week: Women Entrepreneurs All About Business

PowerToFly Raises $6.5M to Increase Career Opportunities for Women in Tech

Seattle Startup Week is an opportunity for founders and entrepreneurs to connect and learn. Monday October 26, Janis Machala hosted the panel I previewed earlier this week. The discussion focused on stories and practical advice from women who successfully navigated the path from idea…

Seattle Start Up Week: Data Science and Your Start Up

With new career fields emerging in the world of Big Data, founding and efficiently scaling your start-up means finding and keeping team members who can handle the vast amounts of data your concepts needs to work. Lee Ngo hosted a panel at Seattle Startup…

Scaling Your Start Up Means Nailing Market Timing

Knowing when to scale is the single most important reason for startup success. Janis Machala of Paladin Partners says that market timing is the biggest reason by orders of magnitude. This part is more art than science and is a function of product market…

Seattle Startup Week welcomes Lee Ngo of Galvanize

Startups are all about breaking paradigms and creating new possibilities. At Seattle Startup Week 2015, Lee Ngo is interested in educational models that condenses the time frame necessary to learn. Lee was inspired by his experiences of Startup Weekend and their premise of “What if we…

Women In Wireless Seattle: Leadership for Female Entrepreneurs

As female business professionals seek entry into the start-up world, it’s important for those who have forged the path to bring others along. Women in Wireless was formed in 2011 to do just that. The Seattle chapter was formed at the same time to…

Why Critical Thinking Is Not Essential for Your Startup

Why Critical Thinking Is Not Essential for Your Startup

There are many articles bemoaning the lack of critical thinking skills in students graduating from college and in society in general. Apparently, newly minted graduates lack the faculties to properly execute the daily routines of necessary decision-making that make business function. I’m here to…

Blogs Are Better Than Press Releases For Startups

9 Essential Tips For New Bloggers

Startups make for great stories. And in the business world, a story can go a long way in selling a product. It’s undeniable that blogging is the best way to get a startup story told, considering the audience reading blogs have a finely tuned sensor ready to…