Reports & Rankings

The Top 20 VCs in Mobile, Based on App Downloads

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 3:03 pm

Mobile usage has seen an unprecedented rise in recent years. Just two years ago, it passed desktop usage for number of global users. The number of users has since grown to nearly 2 billion worldwide. And while thousands of venture capital firms have sunk millions…

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Here Are This Year’s Highest-Rated Tech CEOs

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When it comes to business, it’s important to be able to get the whole picture of how companies run. That means going beyond reports of equity and profits, examining how inter-company employees rate their employer. In fact, it can be beneficial to examine how…

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The 13 Most Powerful Women in Tech (by Fortune) 

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Last week, Fortune released its annual list of the Most Powerful Women in Business – including thirteen female executives from the US tech industry. HP CEO Meg Whitman and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg came in at #7 and #8, with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer…

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What Are the Top Mobile Apps of All Time?

By | Sep 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

I should probably wait until the end to tell you the most downloaded app of all time, but I myself hate being kept in suspense, so I won’t do that to you. The most downloaded app of all time is…drumroll please…   Facebook.  …

Internet of Things

Sweden

The Smartest Countries in the World in STEM

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 4:15 pm

The world around you is evolving. The Internet of Things is expanding and tech startups are making the world smaller every day. But with all this technology comes a dire need for people to maintain and advance it. Luckily, science, technology, engineering and mathematics…

Diversity

Blacks and Latinos Make Up 4 to 5 Percent of Tech Workforce

By | Sep 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Looking at statistics from some of the world’s top technology companies, it’s difficult to not feel defeated by the lack of diversity in the tech. While being touted as some of the most welcoming tech companies for women and minorities, diversity numbers from tech…

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The 15 Best Cities for Job Hunters

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 8:00 am

For those on the job market, finding the right position can be hard enough. But for candidates getting back into the job market, it can be hard to figure out the right moves to take to ensure employment in your dream industry. However, even…

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The 5 Hottest Late-Stage Startups from 2014 

By | Sep 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing late-stage startups from last year in its Startup Traction Report. For Mattermark, late-stage refers to any funding round after Series D. The size of a late-stage round varies, but the startups below raised between $50 million and ten times…

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The Most Active VC Firms in Each State

By | Jun 1, 2016 at 1:15 pm

The importance of finding funding as a startup cannot be understated. While a driven team, quality product, and connected founder can get your company off the ground, capital is the only way to go from small startup to big business. Fortunately, there is no…

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The 20 Most Popular Social Media Platforms Worldwide

By | May 31, 2016 at 1:44 pm

Whether you are a freshly graduated teenager or a newly retired senior, social media likely plays some role in your life. You might use it to keep track of friends. You might use it to pester grandkids. You might even use it to stalk…

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Top 10 Most Prestigious Universities

By | May 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm

With graduation right around the corner, university rank is likely on everyone’s mind. And whether you’re applying for one of your favorite schools or graduating in the next few weeks, the level of prestige can go a long way in deciding your future. Fortunately, Times Higher…

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Top Venture-Backed Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Startups

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

When it comes to augmented and virtual reality, Oculus isn’t the only company in the industry that’s managed to earn wide commercial success. Sure, Oculus may have been acquired by Facebook for a cool $2 billion last year, but overall augmented reality and virtual…

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Pew Study: We’re Basically on Our Phones All the Time

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 12:54 pm

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, Americans are almost never away from their mobile phones. It also notes that of the 92 percent of U.S. adults owning some kind of cellphone, 90 percent say their phones are frequently with them…

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The 5 Hottest Series D Startups from 2014 

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 10:00 am

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing Series D startups from last year in its Startup Traction Report, and the top three are all services in the sharing economy. The sharing economy refers to goods or services that are rented or borrowed among people, rather than…

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Top Venture-Backed Drone Startups

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

According to the Frontier Tech Report released by CB Insights last Friday, drone companies have raised $285 million since 2014. While that’s certainly nowhere close to the amount of funding thus far funneled into space startups, the amount of financing activity into the industry…

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The Top 10 Countries for Work-Life Balance

By | May 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Life is about more than sitting at a desk. And if you are looking for the key to happiness when it comes to job satisfaction, look no further than work-life balance. Not only does this professional commodity prevent health issues, it also fosters creativity and…

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26 Countries Where an iPhone Is More Expensive Than In The US

By | May 23, 2016 at 3:08 pm

If you have an iPhone, you understand the fear that washes over you when it breaks. Not only is it incredibly difficult to get it fixed, but the insurance costs alone can thrust someone into bankruptcy. And while the high price tags in the…