Healthy Entrepreneur

Why Meditation Apps Aren’t Undoing the Stress Caused by Smartphones

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 7:15 am

How many times a day do you check your smartphone? One study found that the average number of mobile phone notifications per day to be 63.5. Most of these notifications came from messages and emails, and almost all of them were seen within minutes…

Politics/Government

Las Vegas

Bill Nye at Life is Beautiful: Science, Politics, and Saving The World

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 12:45 am

The Life is Beautiful festival took over downtown Las Vegas this past weekend starting on Friday afternoon with an inspirational talk by Bill Nye the Science guy. Bill Nye captivated a crowd of over a thousand festival goers with his thoughts from his latest book, Everything All at…

Finance

6 Ways to Quickly Bootstrap Your Startup

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Ask any startup founder and they are probably thing about money. At the end of the day, it’s hard to know if an external source of income will provide the edge you need to propel your company forward, or if it’ll simply detract from…

Tips & How To’s

How Small Businesses Can Deliver Enterprise Level Customer Service

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Customer service is the backbone of most successful businesses. If you get customer service right, customers will remain loyal. If you mess it up, you’ll have a hard time growing. The only problem is that startups, hindered by a lack of resources, often find…

Security

NYC

A Cyberattack on Accounting Firm Deloitte Reveals Clients’ Emails

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Earlier this month we released a list rounding up the major internet security breaches of 2017, from WannaCry to HBO’s 1.5 terabyte leak to the Petya ransomware attacks. And of course we’ve already had another cyberattack since then. Read all about it here, after taking a…

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Space

DC

NASA iTech Cycle 3 Challenge Wants Startups to Help With Space Exploration

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

NASA’s technology has been instrumental in tracking the movement of this year’s devastating hurricanes. Their Aqua satellite provides infrared data to forecasters that reveals clues about highest, coldest, strongest storms within a hurricane. In addition, their suitcase-sized radar instrument capable of detecting human heartbeats…

Events

Denver

JPMorgan Chase Invests $300,000 to Support Underserved Entrepreneurs

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Even just a few years ago, corporations and startups stayed on their side of the entrepreneurial landscape. Startups would innovate new products, while corporations would focus on growing their business. However, startups and corporations have begun cooperating in the form of corporate accelerators, meaningful…

Drones

Drone Regulations Are Continuing to Fall Into Place

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

Drones are one of the most easily recognizable tech advancements. While VR, AR, and every single type of AI out there are all software, drones can be seen zooming around scaring the squirrels in your local parks. And since they’re interacting with the physical…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

5 Excursions You’ll Enjoy at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 10:50 am

Tech conferences are all the same. Sure, the speakers are inspiring, the locations are beautiful, and the networking is unmatched anywhere in the tech community. But where’s the fun in it all? Why can’t business opportunities have a little bit of flair to keep…

Tips & How To’s

3 Lessons From the Death of a Mobile AR Startup

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 9:20 am

My favorite genre of entrepreneur article is the post-mortem confession. Not because I’m big on schadenfreude, but because it’s so refreshing to see anyone in a VC-and-hustle driven environment actually admit that their startup isn’t the best thing in the world. We know that…

Travel

San Francisco

How to Automate Your Airbnb Properties

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 8:30 am

Everything is automated these days. For Airbnb property managers, they know that vacation rentals are no different. It’s time for you to hop aboard the automation train. After all, despite regulatory issues threatening to slow Airbnb growth—“battles between tech companies and local governments have…

Personal Branding

Palo Alto

5 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand on Facebook

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 7:15 am

While there are many ways to build your personal brand online, one of the best ways to do so is by marketing on Facebook. As of right now, Facebook has more than 1 billion active daily users. It’s safe to say that the people you’re…

Mobile

3 Tinder Spinoffs That Will Make You Swipe Right

By | Sep 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that Tinder has completely transformed the online dating industry. Tinder’s transformative effect hasn’t just caused it to become one of the biggest apps around—it has also led to a wide variety of knock-off dating apps, including…

Startups & Apps

Top 17 Apps to Make You More Productive

By | Sep 24, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Technology is a double-sided blade in one big way. It can make you way more productive or it can do the exact opposite. Only one outcome is certain: Your productivity levels won’t stay the same. Here’s how to counteract your endless social media feeds…

Ecommerce

How Smaller Ecommerce Stores Can Compete Against Amazon

By | Sep 24, 2017 at 10:30 am

Ever heard the story of David vs. Goliath? How about The Karate Kid, The Mighty Ducks or The Bad News Bears? They are all versions of the classic tale of a lowly underdog struggling against all odds against an unbeatable opponent. And somehow, with a…

Interviews

Maine

Bootstrapping Your Company Comes With Challenges

By | Sep 24, 2017 at 8:30 am

Bill Keleher cofounded what is now known as Kennebec River Biosciences in 1996 when he was in his late 20s. He’s built the Richmond-based company, which provides laboratory services and health products to aquaculture companies, to a point where it currently has 15 employees…

Jobs

4 Types of Terrible Bosses That Could Drive New Candidates Away

By | Sep 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

When candidates are sending out resumes, writing cover letters, and meeting for interviews, they’re often lying from the get-go, but not for the reasons you might think. Bad managers are the number one reason people leave their jobs, but it never seems that way…