Cannabis

NYC

NuggMD Brings Medical Marijuana Access to New York

By | May 8, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Medical marijuana has been a hot button issue in the US for years now. While a growing number of states have made this medicinal methodology legal, many states have a vast array of regulations and laws in place that are preventing potential patients for…

Startups & Apps

4 Startups Revolutionizing the Morning Coffee Experience

By | May 8, 2017 at 9:15 am

Roughly 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed each day around the world. The United States imports $4 billion in coffee each year from mostly developing nations, and Americans consume about 400 million cups of coffee per day. There are approximately 24,000 independent coffee…

Robotics

Boulder

How Star Wars’ BB-8 Put This Robotics Company on the Map

By | May 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm

In 2014 Sphero, a robotics company based in Boulder, Colorado, didn’t realize that their efforts would be majorly boosted by a fictional robot from a galaxy far, far away. But one of their mentors was Disney CEO Bob Iger, which meant that their company came…

Internet of Things

NYC

How the LinkNYC Network Heralds the Rise of Smart Cities

By | May 4, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Smart cities — the term for modern-day cities powered by cutting-edge IoT tech — are starting to emerge. Kansas City’s recent award-winning “smart city” initiative gathers data from its downtown streetcar line in order to help businesses adjust their services to the flow of foot traffic…

Accelerator

Albuquerque

Albuquerque Accelerator Takes Aim at Health and Wellness

By | May 3, 2017 at 8:30 pm

An accelerator supports startups by providing education, mentorship, and financing when needed. In its three-year history, ABQID was just the kind of accelerator that Albuquerque needed. A venture-backed accelerator focused on startups with high growth potential and any kind of outlook. For example, Innobright, a…

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Ecommerce

What More Payment Processing Options Mean for Ecommerce Startups

By | May 3, 2017 at 11:20 am

I see many of the changes in the ecommerce industry impacting what businesses will have to consider when they add or manage their payment processing systems. This is especially the case for startup founders like myself. The information presented below is based on findings from…

Startups & Apps

5 Must-Have Tech Devices to Boost Your Day-to-Day Activities

By | May 3, 2017 at 9:15 am

Whatever you do has to have a purpose; a meaning as why we’re doing it. In today’s world, productivity and efficiency are two concepts which seemingly everyone must exhibit. However, in order to truly reach a point of maximum productivity, you’ll need all the…

Startups & Apps

50 Startups Aimed at Changing the World Join Kairos Society

By | May 2, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Kairos Society has announced this year’s Kairos 50, a collection of the 50 most innovative seed-stage companies in the world. The Kairos Society is dedicated to empowering young entrepreneurs to innovate in areas where others have remained unsuccessful and tackle global issues to make this a…

Advertising

Billboards Now Do Much More Than Just Advertise

By | May 2, 2017 at 10:30 am

Since the invention of lithography and the dawn of modern printing at the turn of the 19th century, billboards, posters, and flyers have been a go-to method for advertising, marketing, and the sharing of ideas and information. But the billboards and digital displays of…

Cannabis

Santa Cruz

Startup Launches Real-Time Online Cannabis Marketplace

By | May 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Individuals and medical professionals looking for cannabis online rarely know exactly how much inventory a dispensary might have at that point of time. Fortunately, one startup has changed that forever. Today, startup Jane Technologies launched the cannabis industry’s first end-to-end online marketplace, where customers can find…

Security

5 Ways to Secure Your Email Conversations

By | May 1, 2017 at 9:15 am

As mobility and accessibility increases, so does the emergence of new security threats that seek to steal your most confidential information. Since businesses communicate primarily through email, it’s important to always keep your system updated with the latest security software. You need to be…

Mobile

10 App Marketing Trends to Dominate Your Industry in 2017 and Beyond

By | Apr 30, 2017 at 10:30 am

App marketing is changing rapidly. Technological changes, marketing automation, a global shift towards the smartphones, and apps dominating the smartphone industry are changing the app industry in 2017 and beyond. The following 10 app marketing trends are expected to dominate the industry in 2017…

Ecommerce

3 Things to Ask When Choosing an Ecommerce Platform

By | Apr 29, 2017 at 2:30 pm

One of the crucial steps when building your store’s website is to choose an ecommerce system your site is going to host. And even if some store owners prefer to have developers creating their own platforms, the reality is that most merchants will chose…

Startups & Apps

5 Apps for Your Kids to Learn a New Language

By | Apr 28, 2017 at 8:30 pm

According to the Center for Applied Linguistics, there are many advantages to teaching your child another language. Studies suggest that those who learn a second language tend to be better at solving complex problems and thinking creatively. And even if you’re not personally committed…

Startups & Apps

3 Expert Tips on Choosing the Best Location for Your Startup

By | Apr 28, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Until very recently, entrepreneurs and startup founders were turning to San Francisco as the best location for starting up a new company. This is especially true with tech startups, mainly because there are already so many companies established in the area. Connecting with the…

Startups & Apps

Columbus

7 Columbus Startups You Need to Know About

By | Apr 28, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Art galleries, gardens and playgrounds to breweries and Buckeye football, Columbus brings out some of the best from the Ohio community. In between all the activities there is a bubbling entrepreneurial ecosystem filled with startups from a variety of verticals including fashion, finance and…

Drones

5 Applications of Drones You May Not Know About

By | Apr 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The rising popularity and proliferation of drones in recent years has surprised even those in the industry. The FAA predicted a few years ago that there might be a total of fifteen thousand civilian drones in the U.S. by the year 2020. We’re well…