Advertising

San Francisco

Turns Out Banner Ads Aren’t So Dead After All

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Like the body of a dragon on Game of Thrones this last season, banner ads were once thought dead but have risen from the grave to assault us once more. And like those zombies, banner ads are now turning on those we thought would…

Advertising

NYC

Coca-Cola Launches First 3D Robotic Billboard in Times Square

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 10:50 am

Who says billboards and advertisements doesn’t work anymore? Certainly not one of the largest and most popular brands in the world, Coca-Cola. Earlier this month, on August 8 to be precise, the beverage brand officially unveiled the world’s very first 3D robotic sign in…

Diversity

San Francisco

7 Best Apps For Promoting Workforce Diversity

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

2017 has made it official: Diversity problems — and the harassment charges that tend to follow — are impossible for tech companies to continue to avoid. Sadly, the root of the problem rests in a company’s culture, which is the single most difficult element…

Productivity

7 Quick Ways to Boost Productivity at Work

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

When building a business from the ground up, your team is everything. They’re the people responsible for making your vision a reality. They’re the relationship managers who preserve your deals, the accountants who make sure your business remains profitable, and the producers who keep…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

5 Interview Tips To Give You An Edge Over the Competition

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Interviews can be nerve-wracking, and sometimes that’s the only thing that can stop you from landing a job you have your heart set on. However, there isn’t a lot you can do about nerves other than trying to make yourself feel confident before stepping…

Productivity

Sign Documents Digitally Using Preview on macOS

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 8:05 am

If you’re printing out documents just so you can sign and scan them back onto your computer, then something is seriously wrong with your workflow. Preview for macOS allows you to skip the archaic printing and scanning process by letting you put your digital…

Education

DC

12 EdTech Startups Aimed At Solving Jobs Gap

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 4:30 pm

My high school motto is Finis Origine Pendet or “the end depends upon the beginning.” The motto has stuck with me, and it seems especially pertinent as I think about the state of the workforce today. The whole concept of a job is in…

Accelerator

Boulder

When Is the Right Time to Apply to An Accelerator?

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 10:30 am

Joining an accelerator is just one option in the startup journey. Once a startup is accepted into a program, the accelerator is designed to to empower and fuel the startup team to take their product to the next level. But how do you know…

Bitcoin

Is Ecommerce Ready to Embrace Blockchain?

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

To anyone who has made ecommerce websites such as Amazon, Ebay, Netflix a daily or even weekly destinations for their online shopping and entertainment needs – the process of paying for what lays in the shopping cart is probably the most abstracted aspect of…

Ecommerce

NYC

Millennial, Gen X, and Boomer Brand Loyalty Varies By Industry

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the past 5 years retailers and malls have been closing up shop, and in turn shifting their energy towards online mediums such as Amazon. Regardless of where or how you make purchases, a lot of what fuels consumer buying behavior come down to…

Software

5 Dispatch Software Providers That Are Transforming the Service Industry

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Being able to scale your business, take on more clients and improve your customer experience rather than reduce your standards sounds like an unbelievable proposition, but this is exactly what dispatch software or field service software companies set out to do. These integrated systems…

Entertainment

Seattle

I Wish Amazon Studio’s Head of Strategy Wrote ‘Game of Thrones’

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Matthew Ball, like most of us, watches Game of Thrones. But unlike us, he’s Head of Strategy at Amazon Studios, a job perfectly suited to someone who never turns off their ability to figure out the strategy behind anything they’re interested. And he has some…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Why Is Bike Share So Freaking Popular?

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Bike sharers have taken over 88 million rides in the U.S. since 2010. Last year alone, they took 28 million rides, which is more than the number of people who visited Walt Disney World that year. When you beat Disney World, you know you…

Accelerator

Austin

Meet the 9 Startups in DivInc’s Diversity-Focused Accelerator Cohort

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Promoting diversity in the startup world is easier said than done. With diversity training having mixed results and companies coming under fire for approaching it incorrectly, developing a diverse workforce that is committed to progress and success can be a lot harder than you…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

5 Design Apps to Help You Plan Home Renovations

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 7:15 am

If you are tired of the outdated look in your home, you do not need to buy a new home or move to another house. You can remodel your house and give it a modern outlook. Luckily, you use design tools on your mobile…

Startups & Apps

Seattle

Next Gen Bike Share Programs Let You Leave Bikes Where you Want

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm

In cities such as San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, the bike share phenomenon has truly exploded over the last few years. For the majority, bikeshare startups and companies offer a docked system, the next generation will provide more options for their users. Short History…

Drones

Drones Are Officially Big Enough to Smuggle Drugs Across the Border

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Let’s be honest; technology has a tendency to cause more problems than it solves. From Twitter providing trolls with a platform to spread hate to artificial intelligence plotting the demise of the entire human race, innovation doesn’t always lead to a better world. And…