Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: The Home Chef

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

In the past year we’ve seen some massive wins and changes in the world of food, namely Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods and both Blue Apron and HelloFresh going public. We’ve also seen some interesting insights from company leaders such as Papa Johns who…

Data

What’s Behind the Rapid Rise of the Chief Data Officer?

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

An organization’s Chief Data Officer, or CDO, handles the big data of the business. Once an unknown title, the CDO has quickly risen in recognition alongside the massive datasets a CDO oversees. Now, according to Gartner estimations, 90 percent of large organizations will have a…

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Gear & Gadgets

Galaxy Note 8 vs S8: Premium Phones With Aesthetics You’ll Love

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The Galaxy Note 8 is simultaneously the best and most expensive phone I’ve ever owned. Would I recommend it? Absolutely. The S8+ is top notch as well but doesn’t quite keep up with the Note 8, despite the fact that the battery is larger…

Space

WiFi For All: SpaceX to Launch 4,000 High Speed Internet Satellites in 2019

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 11:30 am

What can’t the internet do? From bank transactions to sharing cat videos, the impressive technology has transformed the world in ways unimaginable just a few decades ago. However, while internet access may seem like a given to those of us residing in big cities…

Healthy Entrepreneur

San Francisco

The Quarter-Life Crisis Is Another Thing to Worry About Now, I Guess

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 10:50 am

Are you between the ages of 25 to 33? Congrats, you’re at risk. The quarter-life crisis is, perhaps unsurprisingly to anyone following the news this year, a thing now. Anxiety about the future is sky high among the younger crowd, including millennials and Gen…

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Security

Beware: Your Biggest Cyber Security Threat Could Be Working For You

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 9:20 am

If you claim to be a business owner and have never heard the phrase cyber security, what on Earth have you been up lately? In addition to being a regularly featured topic on this website, cyber security has become a necessity for any company…

Digital Currency

How Smart Contracts Could Impact Market Engagement

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 8:30 am

Bitcoin may be seen as the key reason that drove the sudden rise of blockchain as an in-demand technology. It’s pretty tough to overlook how bitcoin’s value has risen tremendously just within this year. Average consumers are now finally paying attention to cryptocurrencies and…

Productivity

Chicago

13 Productivity Tools Entrepreneurs Use to Improve Workflow

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 7:15 am

Developing a business workflow is key for leaders to help maintain productivity with their employees. Also, if an employee leaves, it’s important to know where he/she left off and train the next employee efficiently. We asked 13 YEC entrepreneurs what tool they would recommend…

Gear & Gadgets

8 Anti-Aging Tech Gadgets

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

You know something’s a common Silicon Valley concern when it becomes a plot point in the TV show literally titled Silicon Valley. Which is why its devoted viewers might not be surprised to hear that last season’s subplot, featuring a “blood boy” who offered…

Digital nomad

How Digital Entrepreneurs Are Slaying in the Gig Economy

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

After the garage-born success of companies like Apple, it can seem pretty attractive to rough it in the beginning to make for a legendary “rags to riches” story. However, if you think about it practically for more than a few seconds, you’d realize there…

Culture

4 Ways to Integrate Philanthropic Efforts Into Your Company Culture

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Philanthropic work is dynamic; it radiates good in many directions and benefits everyone involved in a holistic way. For example, kids who have been mentored are 130 percent more likely to hold leadership positions later in life. This is why, long before starting a…

Entrepreneur

Brad Feld on Mental Health Awareness & the Startup Community

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

Mental health and entrepreneurship rarely mix well. Between the sleepless nights, the stressful days, and the constant fear of failure hovering over your head at all times, running a business takes a toll on your well-being. Fortunately, there are ways to combat the stress….

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9 Strategies for Operating Your Business During the Holidays

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. However, startup founders are pressed even more, as their business could take a serious hit considering the chaotic time of year. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make sure nothing goes awry….

Gear & Gadgets

How Smart Technology Is Bringing Bathrooms Into the Future

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In the last few years, smart technology has found a place in virtually every room of the home, right down to the locks on your doors. It may have taken a while, but it would seem bathrooms are the final piece of the smart…

Business

4 Big Data Trends to Watch

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

The hope for the next generation of businesses is that the large quantities of data, which is accessible to the masses, can help in planning everything from better decision making to executing better marketing campaigns. The greatest advantage of big data is that it’s visual,…

Mobile

San Francisco

There’s Nothing Cheap About Developing a Good App

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Why is app development so expensive? I get this question a lot, and it often comes from a shell-shocked CEO or CIO who discovers his five-figure-budget project ends up being six or even seven figures. That’s crazy. The easiest explanation to the question is…