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…

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…

Drones

DC

U.S. Small Drone Registry is Back

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It’s not all that uncommon that provisions get added into more important legislation, or a rider, and this week President Trump signed National Defense Authorization Act that included new guidance for small drone hobbyists. That new guidance? It’s actually more of a revival as…

Politics/Government

Under the New Tax Bill, Freelancer LLCs Are More Essential Than Ever

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

A Public Policy Polling poll, released last month from Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform, found that 51 percent of small businesses are against the current administration’s sweeping tax bill. Most of the respondents cited the opinion that large corporations were prioritized over small businesses….

Drones

Drones Are Now Vaccinating Prairie Dogs and Documenting Moose

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While some of the drone operations that TechCo has reported on have been nothing more than wacky shenanigans (like that time surfers fed a shark with a drone or that time a guy replaced a light bulb with one), plenty of them have been legitimately…

Social Media

True App Builds Your Story Based on Location and Motion

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

During your travels, it’s hard to remember all the places you might have stopped along the way. Like the time you pulled over on the side of the road to take a photo of a sunset, or that little town where you stopped for…

Security

7 Simple Rules to Secure Your Website’s Information

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Today, the Internet project is one of the most promising undertakings. The word “site” is firmly included in our lexicon. The last time together with this word, we constantly use two more words such as “development” and “promotion”. And this is not surprising because,…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Study: The Massive Skills Gap in Sales Is Getting Worse

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Sales people can get a bad rap. In reality, a true sales professional will offer a smooth, engaging experience that treats the customer’s needs first and facilitates a simple, painless transaction. Sales pros are the oil in a well-oiled machine: Easy to overlook, but…

Accelerator

NYC

7 Ways to Fail When Applying to an Accelerator

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Failure is part of the startup process. And when it’s time to apply to an accelerator, making sure your company is presented in the best way on the application can significantly improve your chances. Since first launching in 2008, Dreamit has received thousands of applications –…

Advertising

4 Effective Platforms for Advertising Online

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Business owners have to advertise if they want customers. The question for most owners is which venue is the best for advertising. The answer is a little of everything. Because people need to see your name and brand at least 14 times, you’d be…

Transportation

Jaguar Land Rover Invested Big in These 11 Transportation Companies

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The transportation industry is seeing some serious innovation. Between self-driving technology and electric cars becoming the new norm, established automotive manufacturers are doing their best to keep up. However, they can’t do it on their own, which is why many have invested in burgeoning…

Startups & Apps

3 Examples of Rental Websites With Audience Appeal

By | Dec 10, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Regardless of your social status, your occupation, or where you live in the world, we all have the same fundamental needs. We all need to have food on the table and a roof over our heads, preferably with some really fast internet access and…

Accelerator

Maine

Top Gun Accelerator Is Getting a Fresh New Look

By | Dec 9, 2017 at 10:30 am

The Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development organization, founded in 1997 to help train entrepreneurs, celebrated its 20th anniversary with the unveiling of a new name and logo, and will change its name to the Maine Center for Entrepreneurs. While a small change, it shifts…

Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Plays a Big Role in Conserving Resources

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The sharing economy is about far more than sharing assets. It’s actually a whole new way of thinking and living. For many creative, open-minded young people, the idea of working 9-5 at an office desk is crushing to their soul. Eschewing tradition, they’re looking…

Productivity

How to Reduce the Time Suck of Marketing Tasks

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

According to HubSpot’s study, the average marketing professionals burns around 16 hours per week on mind-numbing, trivial work, such as data gathering, sending emails, etc. Having in mind that the average person works 45 hours per week in this industry, that would mean that…