Stackify Offers an All-in-One DevOps Monitoring Solution

By | Aug 29, 2014 at 3:00 pm

I honestly could not tell you guys with one-hundred percent certainty what “DevOps” is actually about – and I’m really not ashamed to admit it. I mean, really, as VentureBeat points out, it’s really one of those concepts that people pretend to know something…


Wells Fargo Launches Startup Accelerator to Promote Innovation In Financial Industry

By | Aug 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Wells Fargo announced this week that it will be accepting applications through October from startups to join the new Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, a semiannual boot camp for innovators whose technology ideas in payments, deposits, fraud, operations and other fields could shape future customer experiences in financial services. The fourth-biggest…

Startups & Apps

Kansas City’s TeraCrunch Wrangles Big Data for Multiple Industries

By | Jul 3, 2014 at 6:00 pm

TeraCrunch founder and CEO Tapan Bhatt had been in the tech startup world long enough to see the Big Data revolution coming before he launched his most recent entrepreneurial effort. “I have been involved with several highly successful hi-tech startups in the data analytics…

Startups & Apps

CouponCloud is Attempting to Disrupt a “Broken” Coupon Industry

By | Jun 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm

I doubt that most of you reading this are extreme couponers. I know this because if you were, you wouldn’t have time to read this because you’d be too busy couponing…extremely. That being said, I’m sure many of you appreciate the occasional deal brought to you by…


This Kansas City Startup Landed Big-Name Customers Like Sprint and Walmart with 1 Salesperson 

By | May 19, 2014 at 9:41 am

In Kansas City, a small startup called DivvyHQ is quietly signing on new customers. Maybe you’ve heard their names? They’re companies like Walmart, Sprint, Toyota, and Bed Bath and Beyond. Less than three years old, DivvyHQ has a small team of fewer than 10…


Golfers: CaddyX Your Clubs Next Trip and Avoid Airline Woes

By | Nov 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Speaking from my personal experiences here, there are two different kinds of people that are always waiting at the oversize baggage claim in the San Diego airport. The first group is the parents who checked their child’s car seat or stroller. The second group…


Cirrus Link is Looking to be the Fed-Ex of Big Data

By | Nov 9, 2013 at 10:00 am

Companies that produce big data sometimes do not realize the potential of said data. Chris Houghton and Arlen Nipper started Cirrus Link to give those companies a delivery system that connects The Internet of Things to big data. ‘The Internet of Things’ refers to…


Wipad is Working to Be The Top Wireless Presentation Solution

By | Nov 6, 2013 at 9:00 am

In a market that’s already saturated with products, Mike Church’s Wipad is trying to establish a foothold and go toe to toe with Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. Since starting out, there have been numerous challenges like finding backers, raising capital, and bringing the…

Startups & Apps

Autoswaprz Cuts the Clutter from Car Shopping

By | Oct 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm

The auto industry is somewhat under-represented in the startup world. There are several large companies that focus on the buying and selling of new and used cars, but they all have the same business model–a marketplace designed around advertisements and pay-for-positioning listing placement. All in…


SparkLabKC Holds Demo Day for Inaugural Class

By | Aug 23, 2013 at 2:33 pm

Today, SparkLabKC is hosting their first demo day for their inaugural class of startups, providing them an opportunity to pitch to prospective angel investors and venture capital investors from across the Midwest. Over the course of the 90-day intensive program, the 10 affiliated startups involved received…

Gear & Gadgets

Genneo: Charge Your Phone by Moving Around

By | May 30, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Most of us have forgotten to charge our phone for the following day at some point in our busy lives, but other situations can present the need to power up in less-than-ideal conditions as well. For example, what if you need to charge your phone…


Create Music Scrapbooks and Journals with FanAddict

By | May 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm

“Everybody’s working for the weekend,” famed poets Loverboy once said. And sometimes on the weekend. We work – too much – and we save what we sow from our weekday grind – not enough – to use to unwind. We use sports, hiking, or…


Integrate Information and Data with Onspring’s Business Solution Applications

By | May 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Software solutions are vital to businesses of any size. Incorporating data and information across software services effectively can be the deciding factor in achieving business goals. With the growing number of software programs and applications, businesses struggle to find the best mixture of solutions…

Gear & Gadgets

Blumoo: Use Your Mobile Device as a Bluetooth Stereo Remote

By | May 20, 2013 at 3:00 pm

You have a high-quality stereo system that powers outdoor speakers on your deck? Awesome, but can you manage playlists and change songs without walking inside? Is everything readily available at the touch of a button on your Bluetooth, smartphone remote control? Of course not;…


Optimize Website Traffic With Lucky Orange’s Powerhouse Data Analytics

By | May 19, 2013 at 8:00 am

You have just finished building an epic new website, but there seems to be a little voice inside your head telling you it amounts to nothing and will get no traffic. When it comes to a new website, it can be tricky to be…

Social Good

VolunteerMark Makes Managing Volunteers Easy for Nonprofits

By | May 17, 2013 at 9:00 am

The day-to-day for a nonprofit is busy, to say the least. Keeping track of volunteers and their hours, information, and participation history is time-consuming and often falls to the bottom of the agenda. But Andrew Stanley and Venkat Dulipalli – the good Samaritans that…


Get in the Game: Fannect Determines Who the Top Sports Fans Are

By | May 15, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Everybody is a fan in one way or another, and everybody has their favorite sports team. Thanks to season-long data, we are privy to what sports team reigns supreme, but it raises an important question: how do we evaluate the sports fans? In the…