FinTech

Here Are the Most Highly Funded Fintech Startups Across America

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

What do California, New York, Illinois, Georgia, and North Carolina have in common? The most highly funded fintech startups in their state are each worth over a one-billion-dollar valuation. Fintech, a portmanteau of the phrase “financial technology,” refers to the growing tech industry and popular startup…

Coworking spaces

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Coworking Space For Women Opens

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 1:45 pm

Yesterday the first coworking space for women, Bloom, hosted its official grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration, welcoming women throughout the Las Vegas area to gather, connect, and grow their businesses under one posh new roof. The new venue was founded by Ginger Melien and Chelli…

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Funding

5 Largest Funding Rounds Raised in 2017

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm

While a good idea can thrust you into the limelight and the right connections can boost your chances of success, startups need funding to survive. In the business world, the reality is that money talks and the more of it you have, the louder…

Transportation

Los Angeles

Everything You Need to Know About Hyperloop

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Since 2013, when Elon Musk released his white paper for an emerging mode of transportation using low air pressure within a tube, companies around the world have answered the call to build the next generation of futuristic transportation. Since that time the speed at…

Diversity

10 Most Diverse Industries in the US, Ranked

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 11:30 am

Diversity remains a pressing issue in the business world today. Particularly in the tech community, small startups and large corporations alike are having trouble with everything from sensitivity training to hiring practices. Still, there are a few bright spots when it comes to diversity,…

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Accelerator

Miami

Every Major Miami Accelerator and Incubator, Listed

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 10:50 am

The city of Miami is seeing more and more startups, from socially oriented gems to civic journalism. Coworking spaces are blossoming, too, as a solid indicator of future potential. One problem? Miami tech stars are still fighting an issue common to burgeoning tech ecosystems:…

Funding

Blockchain Company Stream Closes $5 Million Advisor Token Pre-Sale Round

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 9:20 am

Despite a slow start, blockchain technology has taken off. While Bitcoin and Ethereum have been the poster children of the innovative cryptocurrency model, a wide range of other companies have come out with their own tokens that could change the financial world for the…

Gaming

NYC

GameMine Targets Legacy Game Platforms After $20 Million Raise

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 8:30 am

Daniel Starr made a name for himself as a Blockbuster executive, where he led a team that transitioned the movie rental behemoth from a brick-and-mortar chain to a digital-first company. Blockbuster’s marketing group refocused on digital marketing, especially programmatic buying and experimented with its…

Marketing

4 Habits Your Team Can Develop to Improve Customer Relations

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 7:15 am

If you work with business customers, as an account manager, an owner, a consultant or a customer happiness representative, you know that great service doesn’t mean that friendliness fixes the problem. Results trump even the most friendly interactions. For B2B client relationships especially, customer…

Accelerator

Boulder

10 Reasons Why You’re Ready to Join an Accelerator

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Some people say that accelerators are only good for the companies that didn’t yet raise financing. They argue that if the company has raised capital, then it’s too far along for an accelerator and wouldn’t benefit from it. My take is different — none…

Gear & Gadgets

These Noise-Cancelling Devices Can Help You Get a Better Night Sleep

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm

It is always a bother when you are subjected to noise that we are not in control off especially when you need some quiet. Worse still, when confronted by noise from a field you do not subscribe to and we always pray that a…

Sports

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Dodgers Win the World Series Social Media Battle

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Last night, the Los Angeles Dodgers faced off against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series. The two storied franchises have endured epic championship droughts, which means that in just a few days, one city will be the happiest they’ve been…

Apple

Why That $1,150 iPhone X Price Tag Won’t Hurt Sales

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If a smartphone starting at $1,000 sounds ludicrous to you, you’re probably not the target audience. And it’s a big target audience. Apple’s latest release, the iPhone X, starts at $1,000, but comes with a $150 storage upgrade, bringing the total price to $1,150 for…

Programming education

Mastering Ethereum Blockchain Developer Skills Can Boost Your Career

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

You’ve probably been hearing about Bitcoin awhile now, but what is this Ethereum? This digital currency was developed by Moscow-native, 23-year-old Vitalik Buterin, who set out to design a platform for smart contracts. Today, it’s a contender to be bigger than Bitcoin. Most recently,…

Artificial Intelligence

AI: Pew Report Shows Concerns From Blade Runner Are a Reality

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In the world of fiction, some of the best stories from the past are the most well received because they dance the fine line of imagination and reality. Take for example something as simple as the Jetson movie, a cartoon that predicted video chatting,…

Drones

How One Drone Business Is Getting Better Aerial Shots Into TV and Film

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

3D-mapping, construction services, delivery services, and shark-feeding are just a few of the industries that have seen a benefit from drones. But one simple use remains to be explored more fully, and it will be: The first nationwide drone-based service for the arts and…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Ways to Manage the Crazy at Work

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 10:50 am

At some point something at work is going to stress you out. Whether it be the demand of the job, a fast pace environment, coworkers, the pile on of tasks, unrealistic boss demands, whatever, our mind and body will get taxed at some point….