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How Facebook Watch Helps Businesses Find a New Audience

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Social TV isn’t a new concept. One could argue it’s existed since the dawn of television and the family sitting together in the living room around the one TV to take in the latest episode of I Love Lucy.  But in the 21st century,…

Accelerator

7 Ways to Fail When Applying to an Accelerator

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Failure is part of the startup process. And when it’s time to apply to an accelerator, making sure your company is presented in the best way on the application can significantly improve your chances. Since first launching in 2008, Dreamit has received thousands of applications –…

Tips & How To’s

8 Sales Hacks to Use When Attracting Government Clients

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 8:30 am

Selling to local, state, or federal governments can be a long, arduous process. Municipal and statewide statutes mean there is strict regulation on public sector funds. State and local agencies each have their distinct purchasing guidelines and practices, making a pre-planned, one-size-fits-all strategy challenging…

Productivity

8 Tech Tools to Help Improve Your Bottom Line

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Technology has completely changed the way that many companies approach their work, but are you taking advantage of all the resources that are available to you? Today’s tech tools can help your company with everything from sales and customer acquisition to productivity and employee…

Ecosystems

Pledge 1% Businesses Have Given Their Communities Over $500M

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 9:20 am

This morning, philanthropic effort Pledge 1% rang the Nasdaq bell to honor the public and private Pledge 1% companies as well as to highlight the siren call of yesterday’s Giving Tuesday event: giving back to the community. Top Pledge 1% companies have already been responsible…

Finance

4 Quick Tips to Land the Right Investment Deal for Your Startup

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 7:15 am

For any startup, funding is crucial. While there’s loads of information on the internet on how to attract investors, not much has been said on how to ensure that the financial deal you are signing up, or the investor you are partnering with, will…

Interviews

Complacency Is the Enemy of Entrepreneurship

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The moment you start to get too comfortable is when competition is going to find a way to get ahead and find your weakness. We talked with Nick Fehr, cofounder of The Bosco, about his strategies to stay relevant and focus on the big picture….

Parenting

Travel Made Easier with GoBaby, the Airbnb for Baby Gear

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’re a parent that has trekked your young kids across the country on vacation for holiday or fun, you totally understand the hassle of lugging all the baby gear along with you. Just dealing with the pack-and-play and car seat alone is a…

Interviews

How One Veteran Founder Balances Entrepreneurial Spirit With Military Advocacy

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Donald Coolidge has spent eight and a half years in the Marine Corps and served in Iraq. Now, he’s the founder and CEO of Elemental Path, the first company to produce a toy using IBM’s Watson. But he’s a formidable advocate for other U.S….

Startups & Apps

This Company Wants to Save You Money Through Climate Change Forecasts

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The effects of climate change have become more apparent each year, and the data that tracks climate change has been even more telling in terms of the total impact caused to the environment. However, data on how climate change affects other sectors has been curiously…

Inspiration

How to Open Your Doors to Luck

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 9:20 am

Inherently, we entrepreneurs are an optimistic bunch. We paint visions of success in our minds and we set exuberant goals to get there. Sometimes things go wrong and we write them off as bad luck. But how many times do we stop to wonder whether…

Co-working Spaces

All the Major Women-Only Coworking Spaces, Listed

By | Nov 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The importance of a women-centric location for working and living shouldn’t come as much of a shock to anyone reading the news over the past few months, as waves of sexual harassment allegations have risen across numerous industries, from politics to news to Hollywood….

Health

Meet the 7 Health Tech Startups in Dreamit’s Latest Class

By | Nov 4, 2017 at 8:00 am

As health access remains a hot button issue in Washington, digital health and medical devices are steaming ahead with innovative solutions for delivery. According to Mobihealth News, digital health startups raised over $578.55 million in Q3 of 2017 alone, with companies like AbleTo, Talkspace,…

Gear & Gadgets

The Arrow Smartwatch Just Went Hi-Def

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 7:15 am

A few years back, entrepreneurs George Popalis and Dan Kiriakou saw the future of wearable technology: high-resolution cameras. Existing wearables focused on fitness tracking and notifications. Nobody had cameras—at least not good ones. Growing tired of missing the perfect shots as they fumbled to…

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