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London

Mobile Apps Are More Important Than Ever in Business

By | Jul 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Adaption and evolution are imperative for businesses to succeed. But what can businesses do to keep up with growing trends? Some of the latest and greatest digital fascinations are posing a difficult question for startups: how are you going to keep your business from failing …

Startups & Apps

Chicago

This Is the Best City to Start Your Startup In

By | Jul 8, 2016 at 10:15 am

When it comes to tech, many will undoubtably tell you that Silicon Valley is the best city to bring your startup to life. And while many major tech companies are stationed in San Francisco, more startups are starting to branch out to other cities…

Conferences

San Francisco

SCALE and The Incredible Spirit Of San Francisco

By | Oct 17, 2015 at 10:00 pm

We have all heard of the incredible entrepreneurial ecosystem in San Francisco. Last week, I had the opportunity to visit San Francisco, thanks to Jason Calacanis who was kind enough to invite hundreds of founders for free access to his two-day conference called SCALE,…

Chicago

5 Overlooked Startup Hot Spots in Chicago

By | May 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm

As Chicago’s startup community grows, there is an interesting dichotomy. More people who want to interact in real life, with less of a draw to do so in traditional ways. Forget that stuffy hotel board room, or that new restaurant that is still trying…

News

Sydney

Fighting Back Against Internet Censorship in Australia

By | Aug 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It was an ominous moment in Australian Internet culture when Australian Telecommunications Minister Stephen Conroy announced in 2007 that there would be Internet censorship in Australia. There was little in the way of placation when he said that it wouldn’t be like in China:…

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Health

San Francisco

Allay Helps Smaller Companies Provide Health Insurance

By | Apr 21, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Unless your ears are welded shut, you know that healthcare is a pressing issue in the US. Whether it’s the political discourse pertaining to a single-payer system or the desire for a repeal of Obamacare, the need for citizens to have affordable access to healthcare…

Startups & Apps

Charlotte

RepRevive: Manage Customer Experience Before Review Sites

By | Feb 24, 2016 at 10:00 am

Your reputation is the backbone of your business. Peer-to-peer reviews and social media advice is now trusted more than any other form of advertising. Considering the fact that tech-savvy and ad-prone Gen Z are about to occupy a dominant segment on the market, luring…

Entrepreneur

Richmond

The Rise of the Rest Tour Through The South

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 2:45 pm

Built off the premise that you can startup from nearly anywhere these days, I’m excited to be joining Steve Case, Revolution Ventures, Up Global, Google for Entrepreneurs and a great group of individuals on the Rise of the Rest tour through the south in…

Business

Shanghai

This is What The Uberisation of Market Research Looks Like

By | Dec 3, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Uber is making headlines every single week of the year. In a world of permanent media coverage and concept analysis, collecting all the current articles relating to the “uberisation” of the economy would turn into daily task and headlines. A quick look at this…

Startups & Apps

Tel Aviv

3 Israeli Startups Disrupting the Publishing Industry

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 4:15 pm

It’s no surprise to hear that Israel is at the forefront of technology and innovation. And according to the user-generated content on Mapped in Israel, there are more than 1,500 tech startups currently operating in Israel. In other words, Israel has doubled the amount…

Accelerator

San Francisco

Peter Thiel Joins Y Combinator as a Partner

By | Mar 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

Last night, Y Combinator president Sam Altman announced in a blog post that PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel would be joining the team as a part-time partner. Thiel, who was the first outside investor in Facebook and also cofounded Palantir, is known lately for creating…

Productivity

San Francisco

You Can’t Achieve a Goal You Don’t Know About

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The folks over at Workboard know that managing a team can be harder than it needs to be. It’s why they recently introduced a new component into their leadership and management productivity platform; the team rolled out a goals and metrics app that lets managers…

Funding

San Francisco

Visually Gets $3.3M, Brings on Key New Hires

By | Mar 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Our culture is trending more towards on-demand services, as you may have already noticed. When it comes to on-demand creative services though, Visually has been one of the top dogs in the field. CrossLink Capital, 500 Startups, Mitch Kapor Foundation, and SoftTech VC would…

Automotive

Los Angeles

“Valet Parking Needs a Major Upgrade,” says CurbStand

By | Mar 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm

CurbStand has one mission to help ailing drivers who desperately search for parking: provide a valet parking network for consumers and operators that offers interactivity, mobile payments, and on-demand services. Founded in 2013 by Owen De Vries, Moncef Abbou, and Nicole …