Security

Watch This Cyber Security Company Hack Amazon Key With Ease

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 11:30 am

Earlier this month, Amazon announced a new idea that would stop those pesky sidewalk thieves from stealing your packages: Amazon Key. The innovative program would allow a delivery person to enter your home under video surveillance, drop off the package, and leave with the…

Trends

Can’t Cook a Turkey? Pringles Has You Covered

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 10:30 am

There comes a time in every person’s life where they must attempt to cook the Thanksgiving turkey. You can fry it, you can smoke it, and of course you can bake it; however, each requires a certain level of skill and some of us…

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Diversity

DC

Emerging Markets Need Investors to Get Over Their Blind Spots

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Anyone following the world of venture capital sees first hand that a disproportionate amount of capital is going to just a few people in a few places. Let’s put numbers on that: More than half of all venture capital in the world goes to…

Funding

Phoenix

Why We Invested: What Made This SaaS Company Stand Apart?

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm

I am often asked what separates the startups we choose to invest in versus the ones opt to forgo. The truth is there’s a lot that goes into evaluating companies through the lens of their investment potential. And while we absolutely look at the…

Security

The 7 Steps to Shopping Safely Online

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

With the holiday season baring down on us, holiday shoppers everywhere are exercising their clicking fingers and combing through countless Amazon search results pages in their hunt for the perfect online shopping deals. But all that credit card information isn’t necessarily safe, as we’ve…

Amazon

70 Percent of Small Businesses Aren’t Worried About Amazon This Holiday Season

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 9:20 am

The holiday season is traditionally the busiest of the year for shoppers and for the harried small businesses that handle the festive foot traffic. But as everyone has moved their social life more and more online, that traffic is moving online as well. Small businesses…

Diversity

Salt Lake City

How the Startup World Can Level the Playing Field For Women

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 8:30 am

In the past fifteen years, women have been starting businesses in unprecedented numbers. Utilizing programs offered by the Small Business Administration as well as local Chambers of Commerce, women have been making rapid inroads into the world of business. Their businesses range across the…

Funding

Denver

Galvanize Raises $7 Million to Expand Offerings

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Galvanize, the learning community for technology that offers education skilling programs in key technical disciplines and entrepreneur-focused workspaces, announced a $7 million investment led by existing investors ABS Capital Partners and University Ventures. The funding will be used to fulfill strong demand for Galvanize’s…

Amazon

Seattle

Why 2017 Is a Tipping Point for Same-Day Delivery

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Same-day delivery. In the space of the last decade, it has gone from a crazy fever dream deep within the Amazon homebase to a delightful perk. But in 2017, we’ve made an important, if subtle, shift: Same-day delivery has gone from being a unique…

Artificial Intelligence

There Is Now a Religion for Artificial Intelligence, and It’s Kind of a Good Idea

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Artificial intelligence has inspired a wide range of initiatives, programs, and emotions. From self-driving cars and machine learning to the unrelenting fear that robots are going to take over the world, the controversial technology has spurred more than its fair share of debates in…

Security

Cybersecurity Study Says Getting Hacked Is More Common Than Ever

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

Between global headlines and personal identity theft, hackers have become one of the biggest problems facing the world today. Sure, cybersecurity technology has been getting better, but it still can’t account for the billions of people online, the millions of hackers trying to steal…

Gear & Gadgets

London

Robot Vacuum Cleaners of the Future Could Look Like Spaceships

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

The future, as pictured in science-fiction movies, is closer than it has ever been. Almost palpable, and although flying cars, teleportation and time travel are still elusive, we have made insane demarches in facilitating our lives with robotized and automatized household items. Even though…

Facebook

Why Influencer Marketing Still Works

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Internet influencers — and the business model they rely on — sprang into existence alongside society’s growing dependence on social media platforms. But throughout 2017, we’ve seen plenty of pushback on the social platform model: Users may not trust it, tech experts are unilaterally…

Ecosystems

Milwaukee

How Milwaukee’s Tech Ecosystem Found Their Sweet Spot

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

When you hear of Milwaukee, WI, baseball and a cold beer might come to mind, and maybe snow. But what you’ll find when the tech community steps up to the plate are more home runs happening each month. In this #StartupsEverywhere, interview, we talked with Joe…