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3 Steps to Avoiding Phishing Scams on Cyber Monday

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

Two out of every five U.S. consumers have fallen victim to an online phishing attack. Does that sound high? It’s probably because 91 percent of them are aware that fake websites or emails can be designed to trick them into thinking they’re the real…

Dev & Design

How to Slow Your Burn Rate in Development

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 3:50 pm

When you are looking for differentiators in the market and a team that can help you build your product with the highest quality while maximizing your resources, that list gets much shorter. It happens when early-stage startups begin to take on funding. Once investors…

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Survey: 60 Percent of U.S. Consumers Wouldn’t Let Amazon Key Into Their Homes

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Privacy concerns are a huge aspect of modern life: We’re all connected to Facebook, Messenger, Instagram or tbh — and that’s just the social networks owned by Facebook. Google and Amazon also have near-omnipotent knowledge of our internet search histories or our purchase decisions….

Gear & Gadgets

WyzeCam: $20 Security Cam Designed to Destroy All Competitors

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 11:40 am

Not a week goes by that a new startup or large corporation announces the next big thing in affordable home security. First we had the likes of Nest and Canary, then Blink, and many others followed beyond. Each device for the most part rivals…

Dev & Design

How to Be a Productive Startup With a Remote Development Team

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Being a founder means you have multiple hats and you are constantly working in a high-octane, non-stop environment, and maintaining a high level of productivity with your team is key. While most early-stage startups have at least one technologically-based founder, as the company begins…

Amazon

Amazon Releases Augmented Reality App to View Products Before You Buy

By | Nov 1, 2017 at 12:00 pm

As if we didn’t need another reason to purchase items from Amazon. Today the company launched a new augmented reality app for iOS that will allow consumers to view thousands of products for their home before they buy. Augmented Reality This trend of “view before…

Gear & Gadgets

6 Hacks for Amazon’s Fire Stick

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm

I’ve been using Android boxes for a couple of years now, but in terms of ease of use, portability and overall simplicity the Fire Stick has all of the others beat in a host of different ways and with the new devices soon to…

Diversity

43 Percent of Tech Employees Worry About Losing Their Job Due to Their Age

By | Oct 20, 2017 at 9:20 am

Tell anyone off the street to picture a typical employee at a tech startup or major tech company, and you’ll probably get a description of a Mark Zuckerberg knockoff: a white n’ nerdy 20-something guy. The creators of Silicon Valley certainly landed on that…

Ecosystems

Why Startups Are Flocking to Seattle

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 9:20 am

Amazon, Starbucks, Microsoft, Boeing and Blue Origin are just some of the big company names that are housed in Seattle. It’s also one of the hottest places to launch a startup. In this #StartupsEverywhere series we talked with Brett Greene and Red Russak, Founders at New Tech…

Events

Networking, Capital, Glenn Kelman, and Everything You Missed at Techstars Startup Week Seattle

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In the land of Amazon, Microsoft and endless Starbucks Coffee, being innovative can be a pretty daunting task. After all, competition is steep in this beautiful Washinton city and if you don’t have what it takes, you aren’t going to make an impression. Fortunately,…

Events

6 Questions to Ask When Monetizing Your Startup

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 11:30 am

Many startups launch on an idea, but one integral aspect needs to be hammered out somewhere between a lightbulb moment and an IPO: The revenue stream. Everyone needs money, and sooner or later, a startup will need to pick a model. That’s how Hien…

Events

How to Grow a Diverse Business in Saturated Markets

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Growing a business is hard enough as it is. Between investor meetings, marketing campaigns, and sales initiatives, it can be too much for some. To make matters even more complex, trying to build a diverse company, which you should absolutely do, presents a number…

Interviews

Glenn Kelman of Redfin on How Fortune Favors the Bold

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Selling your house is considered one of the number one stressors in life. And if you have small children and a full-time job, just go ahead and triple that stress level. Fortunately, companies like Redfin are redefining real estate solutions and streamlining transactions to…

Amazon

Why There’s Still Room for Cloud Solution Startups

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Public cloud adoption is rising. A recent Cowen study revealed that companies will be spending 16 percent more on public cloud services in 2017 year-over-year. Organizations are also increasing their use of cloud resources in their work. 18 percent of workloads are now supported…