Healthy Entrepreneur

Phoenix

How to Embrace the Indispensable Skill of Saying No

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you’re a busy professional, I’m betting that at some point in your career, you’ll feel torn by the continuous push and pull of giving your time, energy, and resources to others and saving some of it to take care of yourself. Whether you…

Augmented Reality

The Augmented Reality Market Is Predicted to Hit $133.7B by 2021

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The augmented reality market is still on the rise. New numbers just out from Zion Market Research put the global augmented reality market at an estimated USD 133.78 billion in 2021. For reference, it clocked in at just 3.33 billion in 2015. Why is AR’s star rising…

Enqos – Tower V2

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Company Culture, Net Neutrality, and Startup of the Year

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm

It has been a long way. With short days and holiday shopping on the mind, it shouldn’t be too much to ask to have a great list of top stories to read at the end of the week. Fortunately, TechCo has exactly that! Our…

Ecommerce

What Target’s Acquisition of a Same-Day Delivery Service Means for Retail

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

Target is acquiring the same-day delivery service platform Shipt for $550 million, and will offer their products through the platform by early 2018. It’s a sign that they’re ready to take on online retailers like Amazon. Amazon has been around for a while, and…

Trends

NYC

Real Estate Tech Hit Record Investment in 2017

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

Global real estate value is worth about $217 trillion, and startups are just beginning to scratch the surface of digitizing this massive pool of assets. Startups like Zillow (IPO), Redfin, and Trulia (acquired by Zillow) were early winners in the space. Two real estate…

Co-working Spaces

New York

Why I Made the Decision to Go from Home Office to Coworking Space

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

Coworking has exploded globally over the past two years. According to one study, there were over 835,000 people working out of coworking spaces last year. The number of coworking spaces alone is expected to jump from 11,300 in 2016 to 13,800 by the end…

Productivity

How to Get to the Core of Unproductive Meetings

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 7:15 am

The “no-meeting day” has recently become a phenomenon of sorts. The idea is to give employees an entire work day that their company, department or team has designated 100 percent meeting-free. Companies in the technology, healthcare and business sectors have been eager to implement…

Facebook

NYC

How Facebook Watch Helps Businesses Find a New Audience

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Social TV isn’t a new concept. One could argue it’s existed since the dawn of television and the family sitting together in the living room around the one TV to take in the latest episode of I Love Lucy.  But in the 21st century,…

Social Good

5 Clean Water Startups Emerging in Israel

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

There is no human need more basic than water. We simply can’t survive without it. I talked about Charity:Water in a previous post, but today my focus is on agtech. This week water has been on my mind for several reasons. One is the…

Opinion/Analysis

The Full Saga of Patreon’s Failed Payment Policy Change

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The time: December 6, 2017. The place: Internet creators’ inboxes everywhere. That’s when they received an email update from Patreon titled “Creators now take home exactly 95%.” In it, the popular membership platform detailed a payment policy change that would immediately become their worst…

Transportation

San Francisco

E-Bike Startups Are Opening the Door to Entry-Level Transportation

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The e-bike community is booming around the world. Navigant expects around 35 million e-bikes to be purchased this year. In comparison, electric vehicles currently account for about 1 percent of all vehicle sales around the globe, with about 1.15 million units to be produced worldwide….

Startups & Apps

Napa

Vigilant Labels Wins the Penfolds Wine “Maximum Funding” Competition

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

A little competition can do a lot for a burgeoning startup. Whether it’s an injection of much-needed capital or connection with a local influencer, the right competition can make the path to success a little easier on a company that deserves a chance. And…

Gear & Gadgets

Airmega 400s Brings Smart Tech to Air Purification [Review]

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In a world plagued by gluten, peanut, and a plethora of allergies, not to mention it being cold and flu season, there are a lot of ways to reduce and prevent things trying to harm us. Sure, you can live in a giant bubble,…

Opinion/Analysis

Congratulations America: Ajit Pai and the FCC Think You’re Stupid

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 11:20 am

Today, the FCC will vote on a controversial decision to repeal net neutrality rules set in place by former president Barack Obama in 2015. The rules force internet service providers to treat all data the same, preventing them from throttling internet speeds in favor…

Health

San Francisco

4 Health Tech Startups Using AI to Improve Daily Wellness

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the end, it’s up to us to decide to improve our daily health and wellness. But having a little help from technology can certainly kick off the routines, good habits and focus on our health. These four health tech startups are not only…

Startups & Apps

Dublin

Meet the 8 Dublin Companies in the Startup Boost Pre-Accelerator Cohort

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

Startup accelerators serve a very basic purpose: to grow and support great ideas that might not have the resources to succeed. They give the capital, mentorship, and general guidance necessary to turn their great idea into a viable business. However, some great ideas fall…

Marketing

New York

How Companies Can Plant Roots in a Community

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

Consumers don’t favor Whole Foods over Walmart for reasons relating to the chains’ respective sizes or ubiquity — it’s because only the former serves as a catalyst to community. The competitive difference between the homogenous corporate paradigm embodied by Walmart and the community-centered model cultivated…