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Personal Branding

How to Turn Your Personal Brand Into a Life Strategy

By | Jul 26, 2017 at 7:15 am

Personal branding shouldn’t be a buzzword. In fact, it shouldn’t be something “new” or brought on by modern advances in social media. At it’s core, it’s a facet every single one of you should be aware of and have control over. It’s not a…

Productivity

How to Reduce Spending on Enterprise Software Integration

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 7:15 am

In the past decade, there have been countless failures, including Nike’s woes include $100 million in sales lost due to unforeseen complications with its supply chain software and the U.S. Air Force pulling the plug on an enterprise software project after spending $1 billion….

Accelerator

Techstars Anywhere is Looking for Magic

By | Jul 8, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In February of 2017, we launched our beta class of Techstars Anywhere, our first virtual accelerator. We invested in four great companies who for various reasons relocating or coworking wasn’t the best option for them. They were an AI company with a distributed remote team,…

Gear & Gadgets

CleverPet Is a Video Game For Your Dog, Rewards With Food [Review]

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In an age when gaming is no longer just for those with ghostly tans, but a booming industry with a growing spectator division, it only makes sense for it to expand beyond humans. For those of us with pets, we often feel guilty leaving…

Startups & Apps

Wiivv Lets You Design Footwear Personalized for Your Feet

By | Apr 24, 2017 at 8:30 pm

3D printing has become incredibly popular in recent years and it’s only a matter of time until most of the products we buy are additively manufactured. This is especially true when you consider the customization that 3D printing offers: the ability to design and…

Ecosystems

14 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like To Be a Startup in San Diego

By | Apr 18, 2017 at 2:20 pm

California has become a magnet for aspiring entrepreneurs and startup aficionados. But when you think California startups, you might think of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, or even Silicon Beach. But some of the best startups and entrepreneurs might be hiding in plain sight. San…

Startups & Apps

SoCal Startups Speak Up About the Challenges They’re Facing in 2017

By | Mar 28, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Silicon Valley Bank today released its 2017 Southern California Startup Outlook report, their second annual SoCal-focused report a sampling of the healthcare and tech startups in the area, and how they view their industries’ 2017 opportunities and challenges. Here’s what the startups between San Luis Obispo…

Indiegogo

Brighten Up Your Home with Natural Light Thanks to Lucy from Solenica

By | Oct 31, 2016 at 11:20 am

Working at home is hard. You’re trapped inside all day, working at your desk in what can sometimes feel like a dreary dungeon. You can’t go to the coffee shop every day because you’re not made of money and that espresso is really throwing…

Startups & Apps

GoShare Is Your Friend with a Moving Truck

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 12:30 pm

While on the road to finding the global Startup Of The Year, we’re on a mission to feature and highlight as many rising stars as possible. From tech and hardware, to entrepreneurs improving the accessibility of health information, each month dozens of new startups…

News

Bootstrapping Startup BitTitan Finally Accepts Funding

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 8:45 am

If you follow the tech world closely or watch HBO’s Silicon Valley, you know that cloud-based software has become one of the most popular investments on the market. Not only will it allow companies to access pertinent information from anywhere in the world, but…

Opinion/Analysis

Does the 5-Hour Workday Really Work?

By | Feb 3, 2016 at 12:30 pm

One of the fastest-growing companies hailed by the San Diego Business Journal as San Diego’s #1 Fastest Growing Private company in San Diego is no other than Tower Paddle Boards. With already $17 million in sales, it is Number 239 on INC Magazine’s Top 500…

Tips & How To’s

10 Quick Tips On Search Engine Optimization

By | Jan 16, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Google has created programmed calculations that determine the ranking of a certain site. They convey spiders in crawling a specific site and check it based on more than hundred markers, which figure out if your site is important or futile. These markers usually incorporate…

Hardware

Aquagear’s Journey From Servicing the Developing World to US Retail Markets

By | Nov 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Gary Hess wrote the beginnings of Aquagear with the ink of social good and humanitarian aid. Initially, he built it as a high-grade water filtration hardware specifically for the developing world but would soon pass the responsibility of Aquagear to his son, Steve, who would maintain the company’s commitment…

Startups & Apps

This Is How One College Student Dominated the Real Estate Market

By | Nov 6, 2015 at 11:00 am

When Will Caldwell came back from a semester studying abroad he was getting set to enter his junior year at the University of San Diego (USD). There was a slight problem, though: he was freaking out because he was an accounting major and realized…

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