Accelerator

Charleston, SC

The Harbor Announces CoHort 8 Accelerator in Charleston

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

This week Charleston’s nonprofit accelerator announced the latest startups to join their 14-week program. Dubbed CoHort 8, eight new startups from the Charleston area will gain mentorship, weekly courses, a free workspace, and various additional resources to support and fuel their growth. In addition…

Accelerator

What It’s Like to Graduate From a Corporate Accelerator

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Joining a corporate accelerator is a big decision for any startup founder and it’s not to be taken lightly. The companies are looking for teams with products that not only will help their bottom line and expand their product offering but also to add…

Apple

Cupertino

Sell Your Old iPhone With Ease: Everything You Need to Know

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 11:30 am

The circle of life typically applies to the animal kingdom, but your iPhone goes through a similar process: You buy a new one, wear it out for a year or two, and then sell it off in order to get the pocket money to…

Ecommerce

Study: Customers Are Ditching Ecommerce Carts Due to Security Risks

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 10:50 am

Ecommerce is all about conversions. If you can’t get customers to push that big scary PURCHASE button at the end of their shopping cart, you’re going to be in big problem before you know it. Fortunately, there are plenty of tips out there to help…

Augmented Reality

Why Local Broadcasters Are Turning to Augmented Reality

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 9:20 am

Augmented reality (AR) is growing in use by broadcast news outlets — even local news studios are exploring AR as a tool to bring their broadcasts up to date and engage their audiences. It’s a sign of the evolving times that a growing tech niche…

Marketing & Social Media

Why App Growth Isn’t Important Anymore

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 8:30 am

Is app growth obsolete? The numbers in a couple recent studies make it seem so. Companies are seeing a sharp decrease or complete halt in downloads. Even the biggest app publishers notice growth moving at a snail’s pace. A recent report showed that the…

Ecosystems

Memphis

The Challenges of Building a Startup Ecosystem in a Small Town

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 8:30 am

The town of Jackson, Tennessee, is known for it’s gorgeous Cypress Grove Nature park, Casey Jones Museum and baseball. Within the community Lisa Garner, executive director at theCO, is hard at work building a tech ecosystem and encouraging people to bring their startup ideas…

Marketing & Social Media

Palo Alto

4 Ways to Incorporate SEO Into Your Facebook Ads

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 7:15 am

Many SEO experts focus all their attention on improving a website’s rank for a certain number of keywords. However, even the most narrowly researched set of keywords will still attract an extremely wide array of visitors, and will not target that specific audience that…

Data

How to Become a Big Data Analyst Companies Want

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 6:30 am

The advent of modern technology has led to average companies generating massive amounts of data—a volume that can be terrifying to the casual observer. And attempting to analyze said data can bring even more stress ,and is a task that exists far outside the…

Gear & Gadgets

6 Gadgets Every Startup Needs In Their First Office

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm

It’s a bit daunting when your startup reaches the milestone of needing its first office, both logistically and financially. However, having built out a few offices in my day, I assure you it will be an unforgettably rewarding experience as well. As long as…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Top 7 Apps for Splitting Bills With Friends

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Have you ever had a relaxing Saturday brunch at a new dim sum restaurant with three or four friends only to end your meal with the most stressful math problem of the day: How to split the check? Splitting bills with friends has never…

Personal Branding

Phoenix

How Millennials Manage Their Online Reputation to Attract Employers

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you are a GenXer, you’re probably thrilled that the knucklehead stuff you did as a younger person couldn’t instantly be turned into a video, Snap or Tweet. However, millennials’ lives can be put online by anyone with a smartphone at any moment. In…

Entertainment

NYC

For $10 a Month, MoviePass Will Give You All the Movie Tickets You Can Use

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Movie theaters have long dealt with slipping ticket sales by boosting the price to compensate, with 3D, 70mm, and IMAX tickets keeping them from slipping too far into the red — the cost of a ticket has almost doubled over the last twenty years….

Amazon

Seattle

Amazon Instant Pickup Is a High Tech Convenient Store

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 12:45 pm

When you’re in need of a quick snack, charger for your phone, or daily essentials on-the-go, Amazon wants to be your convenient store hero. Today Amazon announced their new program Amazon Instant Pickup, a brick and mortar store where Prime and Prime Students can pick…

Accelerator

15 Corporate Accelerators Giving Startups A Boost

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The corporate world can sometimes seem very disconnected from the startup world. People entering into the world of business can either opt to seek security and gradual mobility in the corporate world or take a gigantic risk and start their own business. Both options…

Crowdfunding

Palm Beach

Budsies Launches Crowdfunding Market for Plushies

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 11:30 am

Thanks to the magic of the internet, DIY or do it yourself activities have only been made easier; however, if Pinterest has taught the world anything, it’s that some things are best left to the professionals. That awesome cake you saw on TV? Yeah,…