9 Tips for Improving How Your Team Uses Slack

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 11:20 am

When it comes to team communication, Slack has set itself apart from the rest. With enough impressive statistics to make your head spin, this internal messaging app has changed the way people do business. However, you have to admit it takes some getting used…


7 Communication SaaS Products Every Business Should Consider Using

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) with cloud technology are starting to become a norm. Angel List reports 11,325 SaaS startups with an average value of $4.3 million. These tools can help you grow both internally and externally, especially when it comes to communication. We asked seven entrepreneurs…


How Does a School System Become “Smart”?

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 10:30 am

Today, public schools in the U.S. provide at least one computer for every five students, putting in over $3 billion annually towards digital ed tech. Last school year marked the first time that electronic state standardized tests for elementary and middle grades outweighed the…


How Small Businesses Can Improve Their Communication System

By | Oct 1, 2016 at 10:30 am

Strong communication, both internal and external, is the key to an organization’s success. A study by McKinsey Global Institute reveals that the productivity of an organization with connected employees can improve by 20 to 25 percent. This means the organizations can potentially increase their revenues…



Startups Need to Focus More Energy on Their PR Strategy

By | Apr 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Once upon a time the tech unicorns of today were struggling small companies battling competitors for customers and fighting for the attention of venture capitalists. The secret behind the rapid growth of startups like Airbnb, Uber and Snapchat involves a special formula that includes strategic…


Startup Genee Adds Magic To Your Appointment Scheduling

By | Oct 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm

We’ve written about startups that use artificial intelligence to schedule appointments before and now we have another amazing startup looking make life (or at least our appointments) a bit easier for all of us. Aptly named Genee, this startup is hoping to make setting…


VIPole, the Secure Messenger for Individuals and Teams

By | Oct 22, 2015 at 12:36 pm

Privacy has been a concern for a long time but, since the NSA/Snowden scandal, it’s taken a whole new and huge dimension. Along the way, more news has started to surface, reporting that other online services like Facebook or Gmail were also snooping through the…


Technology Developments to Help Increase Your Global Presence

By | Sep 14, 2015 at 10:00 pm

While many companies wish to increase their global presence, they don’t always want the associated costs that go hand in hand with building an overseas workforce or setting up remote offices. Fortunately, developments in technology mean it is now possible to build an international presence without…


Offbeat Tools for Improving Online Communication

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

We’ve come a long way from Microsoft Outlook and AOL messenger, and an even longer way from chatting with friends on IRC. With the birth of social networking and the technological communications race that followed, our options for online communication have never been more…


Send Self-Destructing Messages with Kaboom

By | Aug 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Never before has our society been more worried about privacy. If before it would be something somewhat easy to control, in today’s digital world that has become much harder, as most of our lives revolve around digital devices like computers, smartphones, and tablets, using…


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Ask a Black Person Anything, Anonymously

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Wayne Sutton spends his day to day as a General Partner at BUILDUP VC, but when it comes time to enjoy some time off he chooses to tackle different projects. After all, he’s a self-proclaimed geek, nerd, and entrepreneur, and if his hands aren’t getting dirty…


Send Messages Like a Secret Agent with Privy

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Worried about the security of your information on your smartphone? Well, now you can rest easy since there is Privy Top Secret app to keep your messages and data safe from prying eyes. The privy app is available for android as well as iPhone…


Moldcell Joins the Free Wikipedia Access Revolution

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 11:00 am

Moldcell has become the latest in a string of mobile carriers who have collaborated with the Wikimedia Foundation to allow free mobile access to Wikipedia. Founded in 2000, Moldcell is a mobile network operator in Moldova and owned by the publicly traded TeliaSonera Group…


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Gamers are Obsessed With BAND: Here’s Why

By | Jun 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm

If you’ve ever played any kind of online game before you know that communication is a key element to success. It doesn’t matter if you’re about to close out a round in DOTA or if you’re playing Call of Duty with your friends: communication…