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The 31 Top Coding Bootcamps of 2016

By | May 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Across the country, the popularity of coding bootcamps are on the rise – and with good reason. They’re accessible, inclusive, and a more flexible option for those looking to gain new technical skills in the ever-evolving job market. Plus, there’s huge potential for increasing…

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Top Venture-Backed Space Startups

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm

Since 2014, space startups have raised more than $1.8 billion – with $1.76 billion of that raised in just the first half of 2015 (all thanks to mega-rounds raised by SpaceX and OneWeb). This according to a recently released Frontier Tech Report by CB…

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The Top 25 Cities for Startup Exits

By | May 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Startups have a number of options when it comes to an exit strategy. And while the goal is obviously to create a company that can rival Google, a hefty paycheck is all the more impressive when you made it yourself. And while a startup…

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The 5 Hottest Series C Startups from 2014 

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing Series C startups from last year in its Startup Traction Report, and they are a snapshot of modern trends. We are taking our education into our own hands, learning new skills through General Assembly and Udemy. We are pursuing…

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Top 25 Startup Ecosystems, Scored by Industry

By | May 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

A startup ecosystem is defined by the amount of companies launching in a particular city. But variety can go a long way in cultivating an environment of support and interest in the startup world. While a lot of cities have particular focuses when it…

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The Top 10 Largest Startup Ecosystems in the U.S.

By | May 18, 2016 at 11:45 am

For years, the Bay Area has been considered one of the most prolific and innovative startup ecosystems in the world. With new companies sprouting up like dandelions and innovative technologies coming out of the California city like hot cakes, San Francisco and it’s surrounding…

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Carnegie Mellon Tops List of ‘STEMinist’ Colleges [RANKINGS]

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In the last two decades, we’ve seen decreased representation of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields – with only 15 percent of women pursuing STEM careers compared to 31 percent of men. In colleges across America, men continue to dominate STEM…

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The Top 10 Global Startup Scenes (According to a VC Firm) 

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 9:00 am

SparkLabs, a global seed fund, today released a list of the top 10 global startup scenes in a presentation called Global Technology Trends & Startup Hubs 2015.  The list puts a heavy emphasis on whether startups in the region are exiting: selling or going public…

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The Top 10 Cities for Educated Millennials

By | May 17, 2016 at 10:15 am

With graduation around the corner, the Millennials in the class of 2016 are about to enter the job market. And while their respective hometowns are likely filled with supportive parents, high school friends and enough nostalgia to choke on, many of these graduates will decide…

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The Top 10 Cities for High Quality of Life

By | May 16, 2016 at 12:30 pm

When deciding on where to live, many factors are often taken into account: the weather, the public transportation options, the nightlife and even the sports teams. And while many people pick a location before they’ve done the research, there have been many studies done that can…

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Boston, Denver, San Diego Among Cities to Succeed in Digital Economy

By | May 14, 2016 at 10:00 am

There is an ongoing argument about the state of innovation in the United States. Some would argue that it’s dying a slow death, while others would argue that it’s growing and evolving and we’re becoming more innovative than ever before. It’s hard to measure innovation in…

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Based on the Ashley Madison Data, These are the Most Unfaithful States in America

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 12:34 pm

Do you live in a state where people want to cheat the most on their significant other? According to a an analysis of the leaked Ashley Madison data by data scientist Jake Popham, it seems that Alabama is the the most unfaithful state in…

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The 5 Hottest Series B Startups from 2014 

By | Aug 19, 2015 at 11:00 am

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing Series B startups from last year, and most of them are living up to the hype in 2015. Series B is typically the third round of funding that a startup raises, after seed and Series A.  The size of…

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The Top 10 Most Valuable Unicorn Startups

By | May 10, 2016 at 12:30 pm

While consistent and sustainable growth is the goal of many startups, few founders would pass up the opportunity to explode on the scene right away. And with the digital world making excess capital and new markets available at the touch of a button, the number…

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Top 10 Countries for Public Internet

By | May 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm

While there are a number of things to avoid while on a WiFi Hotspot, public internet has made working on the go easier than ever. Whether you are in an airport, a coffee shop or a public park, internet seems to be spreading across the globe…

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These Are the 15 Best Companies for Women

By | May 5, 2016 at 2:01 pm

With gender inequality a persistent problem within tech and business, companies are getting creative with finding solutions that appeal to everyone. Buy Up Index is the latest innovation that’s tackling gender inequality head-on. Buy Up Index was created by Amy Willard-Cross, who put her…

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The 5 Hottest Finance Startups from 2014

By | Aug 12, 2015 at 10:00 am

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing finance startups from last year, and four of them happen to be bitcoin-related. Coincidence? “Traditional payment methods are sluggish, costly, and insecure compared to bitcoin. This financial technology has the potential to revolutionize the economy and make it more…