Cannabis

Gift Guide 2017: Cannabis Gadgets and Gear

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The holidays can be a pretty stressful time. Between family gatherings with grumpy relatives and Christmas shopping trips that are reminiscent of D-Day, stress is perhaps the most reasonable response to the holiday season. Fortunately, a little bit of cannabis can go a long…

Accelerator

Tampa

Meet the 13 Diverse Startups in Tampa Bay Wave’s Accelerator Cohort

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 10:50 am

Diversity in a startup ecosystem is always good for business. In addition to providing a given startup ecosystem with an influx of unique ideas, it also supports the community in a way that begets more activity across the board. Fortunately, one Tampa Bay-based startup…

Enqos – Tower V3

Accelerator

Maine

Maine’s Largest Hospital Launches Internal Health Tech Accelerator

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

Maine Medical Center, Maine’s largest hospital, is investing in their employees and giving them a chance to act on their innovative ideas that could transform healthcare. The Innovation Cohort is the hospital’s internal startup accelerator for physicians and other employees who have ideas for…

Ecommerce

Cyber Monday 2017: The How-To Guide

By | Nov 26, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Cyber Monday: The lazy person’s Black Friday. And if you’re lazy, there’s no better way to do your holiday shopping than all at once. It’ll be a hit to your credit card, sure, but with the internet on hand, you can find gifts for…

Security

4 Security Suggestions That Could Save Your Startup

By | Nov 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you ask most startup founders what they believe to be most essential to the success of a startup, they’d  probably mention a growth-related metric. However, I disagree. I believe that security is the single most important factor every startup founder should consider. And…

Accelerator

India

Techstars Expands Startup Opportunities in India

By | Nov 23, 2017 at 3:50 pm

India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has been a boom cycle. According to CBS News, India has been a trajectory of new startups out of the need to create jobs for themselves. There has been “more than 65 percent of the population under 35 years of age…

Accelerator

Toronto

Techstars New Toronto Accelerator to Focus on AI and Fintech

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Toronto, much like Canada, is having a growth spurt. Converging factors are happening in Toronto, and it’s great for tech startups. Techstars is proud to be a designated entity for Canada’s Start-up Visa Program, a movement that encourages immigrant founders to build their businesses in…

Social Good

This Company Is Helping Kids Play Again After Natural Disasters

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 11:30 am

The recent plague of natural disasters has taken a serious toll on the US. Fortunately, relief efforts and charitable donations have been plentiful, leading to a restoration effort that has instilled some much-needed faith in humanity. However, while places like Austin, Napa Valley, and…

Parenting

Why Parental Control Software Is on the Rise

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 7:15 am

Raising online dangers connected with huge infusions into online porn industry and advertising, tech addiction pushed mobile developers to offer the mass usage solution, which guarantees the online safety for children. The most demanding niche happened to be parents who want to protect their…

Video

Research: Most People Think Sports Live Streams Are Terrible

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 9:20 am

Sports have long been the saving grace of paid television. Unlike TV shows, everyone needs to see sports live in order to enjoy it properly. And unlike straight news networks, sports fans will tune in religiously. If streaming video services can crack sports live…

Startups & Apps

London

This App Uses Math to Teach You a New Language in 4 Months

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm

There’s really no more excuses about learning a new language. There’s so many options for online educational and video courses and apps to help. The main problem is that one’s ability to learn a new language to a functional level is the difficult part….

Politics/Government

Americans Love Net Neutrality, So Why Does the FCC Want to Get Rid of It?

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

A few years ago, the net neutrality debate was raging. People were calling their elected officials, taking to the streets, and even protesting outside the White House. Then in February 2015, Barack Obama signed into law some of the strictest net neutrality rules yet,…

Parenting

NYC

Travel Made Easier with GoBaby, the Airbnb for Baby Gear

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’re a parent that has trekked your young kids across the country on vacation for holiday or fun, you totally understand the hassle of lugging all the baby gear along with you. Just dealing with the pack-and-play and car seat alone is a…

Startups & Apps

France

French-American Creative Lab Showcases 8 Innovative Startups

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 10:50 am

France is known for a lot more than just cheese and wine. This powerhouse of startup activity is churning out more good ideas than you’d know what to do with. In fact, the companies coming out of France are so impressive that eight of…

Coding

Programming Skills Power the Economic Future

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 7:15 am

Ever since the first IBM PC was launched in 1981, computers of varying types have become a ubiquitous part of everyday life. They are in our homes, our businesses, and even in our pockets. The impact of the technology revolution that has followed since…

Security

Albany

Thumb, Face, and Now Your Sweat Can Unlock Your Phone

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While we’re still in the mist of the release of the iPhone X and the new FaceID as the new biometric key to unlocking a smartphone, scientists from the University at Albany are considering your sweat as a more effective biometric identifier to open the…

Startups & Apps

Meet the 21 Semifinalists for the Women’s Safety XPRIZE Competition

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 11:15 am

Rewarding innovation is the cornerstone of our economy. Fortunately XPRIZE, the non-profit organization launching public competitions intended to encourage technological development that could benefit humanity, has set up a system to do just that. Their competitions have spurred countless innovations in transportation, energy, and…