Coding

Cedar Rapids

Iowa’s First Tech Accelerator Launches Adult Coding Bootcamp

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 12:50 pm

In the heartland of America, Iowa is known for leading the nomination for the next president of the United State, as well as Hawkeye football, corn, and beef. What many may not know is that it’s also the center of a bubbling startup ecosystem….

Startup

WiseIntro Is the Easy Way to Showcase Your Startup Online

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 9:15 am

No one can afford the luxury of not having an online presence in this day and age. This is especially true for self-employers, as they need a place to showcase their work online in order to gain leads and make sales. A simple one-page…

Startups & Apps

These Apps Will Connect You With Like-Minded People

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely existence. With long hours and hectic schedules, it can be incredibly difficult to find time to spend with loved ones. What’s even worse is that finding and making friends becomes downright impossible without apps. Fortunately, there’s a…

Startups & Apps

Why You Should Build a Startup in Your Community

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 5:50 pm

For many years, entrepreneurs assumed that if they were going to create a successful, tech-based startup, they had to move to Silicon Valley. If this was ever true, it isn’t true anymore. With business incubators, Shark Tank style competitions, and crowdfunding solutions popping up…

Mobile

SRFR Makes Mobile to TV Video Streaming Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Because of the recent mobile revolution, the amount of audio and video content swirling around the internet has reached an all-time high. Millions of hours have recorded, saved, viewed. and shared on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices through more social media pages than…

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Politics/Government

Election Day Deals That’ll Save You Money on the Way to the Polls

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Election Day is finally here and these contentious candidacies will come to a close in just a few hours. With all the social media fighting and polling place chaos, a little bit of good news can go a long way in helping you make…

Video

Entrepreneurs Need to Harness the Power of Video

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 9:15 am

Video catches your eye. Period. In fact, 80 percent of consumers believe it’s important for brands to have videos showing how services or products work. So, while many startups still rely on display ads, creating a video can help your startup stand out amongst the…

Politics/Government

Uber and Google Are Teaming Up to Make Voting As Easy As Possible

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Election Day is tomorrow. And if you haven’t voted early in pursuit of that little white sticker, you need to start planning out your route as soon as possible. Between finding your polling place and acquiring transportation, November 8th could end up taking a lot…

Politics/Government

This App Tells You Which Presidential Candidate You Look Like

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 9:15 am

The United States presidential election is tomorrow. People will choose the 45th president of the most powerful country on Earth, in the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election. Among other candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, respectively from the Democratic and Republican Parties, are the ones…

Ecommerce

12 Website Features You Need for Your ECommerce Business

By | Nov 6, 2016 at 10:30 am

Consumers today demand the highest quality web experience, and that includes being informative in an engaging way. If you own an ecommerce business, there are design features that could help avoid cart or website abandonment. We asked 12 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC)…

Ecommerce

4 Secrets to Multiply Your Ecommerce Sales for the Holidays

By | Nov 5, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Shopping during holidays can be one of the scariest experiences in the world. The discounts offered during holidays increase the volume of sales in ecommerce companies, brining hundreds of millions of people to stores and malls in your town. But in preparation for all…

Entertainment

Comcast to Launch Netflix on X1 Cable Package

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Cable TV and Netflix have been sworn enemies in recent years. While cable enjoyed unprecedented success on the entertainment front for many years, streaming services, led by Netflix, have created a new movement of cord cutters and show bingers. And you know what they say:…

Security

Daplie Is the World’s First Private In-Home Server for Consumers

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 3:30 pm

The cloud has completely transformed the business world. With every business form, file, and style guide available anywhere in the world, the remote work movement has begun and made life so much easier for employers and employees alike. From editorial teams to customer service…

Startups & Apps

VIPOLE Reveals Powerful Admin Tools for Business

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 12:50 pm

It is becoming clear that businesses are looking at cloud computing as a trustworthy medium to operate in and store their information. However, security is still a major concern, and one of the main reasons why companies will still avoid moving to the cloud….

Advertising

Chicago

What If Harry Caray Could Have Called The Cubs World Series Win?

By | Nov 3, 2016 at 5:16 pm

If only Harry Caray could have seen it. Born March 1, 1914, Caray spent his career being the sportscaster for major league baseball and the last sixteen as the announcer for the Chicago Cubs. Caray was also known for his infamous seventh-inning stretch “Take…

Startups & Apps

Busfor Raises $20M to Further Disrupt the European and Asian Bus Market

By | Nov 3, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Despite the popularity of airplanes and trains as means of transportation, buses are still one of the top options for people around the world, and especially in Europe. Realizing this, former racing driver Ilya Ekushevskiy and ex-developer Artem Altukhov decided, back in 2012, to…

Startups & Apps

Guggy Produces GIFs With Context, API Available for Developers

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 5:50 pm

The popularity of GIFs has reached new height in recent months. These digital video loops have found their way into tweets, Facebook posts, and Instagram photos across the internet. Some apps are even being specifically developed to search and share them as fast and far as…