Drones

How One Drone Business Is Getting Better Aerial Shots Into TV and Film

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

3D-mapping, construction services, delivery services, and shark-feeding are just a few of the industries that have seen a benefit from drones. But one simple use remains to be explored more fully, and it will be: The first nationwide drone-based service for the arts and…

Accelerator

Arlington

How Capital One Labs is Bringing Humanity Back to Banking

By | Oct 24, 2017 at 9:20 am

At a recent fintech panel I attended, one of the speakers joked about kids today not knowing how to write a check. And why would they, everything they pay for is through their mobile devices. This is just one example of the generational changes…

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Food

Maine

Smart Self-Serve Kiosk Makes Lunch a Snap

By | Oct 24, 2017 at 8:30 am

It’s lunchtime and you only have 15 minutes to grab your food and go and having a healthy food choice already prepared would be ideal. That’s the thought behind the startup Veebie, a self-service food cart where customers can order and pay for their grab-and-go meal…

Parenting

This Parent Task Managing App Takes the Stress Out of Organizing

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Soccer practice, buying groceries, taking the dog to the vet, picking up the cleaning, doctor’s appointments, oh and working full time – the list never ends. Does this sound like your daily schedule? If so, there is a simple life planner app that will…

Accelerator

NYC

Meet 7 Smart City Startups in the Newest URBAN-X Accelerator Cohort

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 11:30 am

The New York startup ecosystem is a force to be reckoned with. Between the driven entrepreneurs trying to make an impact on the Big Apple and the excitable investors looking to getting in on the ground floor of the next big innovation, the energy…

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Startups & Apps

5 Apps to Improve Your Netflix Viewing Experience

By | Oct 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm

You’ve heard of Netflix and Chill. Now try literally chilling and watching Netflix. Crazy, I know, but it’s an increasing common pastime: Netflix captured nearly a third of all home entertainment revenues in the U.S. last year. And when you’re mainlining episode after episode…

Productivity

How to Maintain Productivity in an Open-Concept Office

By | Oct 22, 2017 at 2:30 pm

An open office layout encourages camaraderie and collaboration. However, to some, it can be a bit of a productivity drain. Luckily, productivity doesn’t have to suffer if you take the right steps to focus. When it comes to work environment, there was only ever one option…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

This Subscription Box Startup From Maine Is a Finalist in the InnovateHER Business Challenge

By | Oct 21, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The Willie Wags, a subscription-box startup based in Bangor, Maine, has been named a finalist in the US Small Business Administration’ InnovateHER Business Challenge. Founder Jamie Clark started the business out of her home in January 2016 with the idea for a subscription-box business based…

Bitcoin

How Cryptocurrency Volatility Is Changing the Way Businesses Accept Payments Online

By | Oct 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you will have noticed the massive increase in attention, demand, and volatility in the world of cryptocurrency. While many people are jumping into digital currencies like Bitcoin, and trying to make money…

Startups & Apps

8 Startups Fighting Against Breast Cancer

By | Oct 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm

This year an estimated 252,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., with another 63.4K non-invasive types. That means at the current rate of progression, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with some form of…

Security

9 Solutions to Improve Your Company’s Data Security

By | Oct 19, 2017 at 7:15 am

It’s not just the big companies that need to worry about security measures, small businesses, startups, even freelancers,  are becoming more concerned about protecting one’s data. We asked 9 entrepreneurs what their favorite tool or solution they used to quickly improve their company’s data…

Accelerator

Techstars Music Accelerator Adds International Members to Help Startups

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 8:30 am

A big part of the Techstars Music Accelerator strategy is our deep cooperation with the global music business. We believe cooperation produces greater return on investment. Today, we are thrilled to announce the addition of three new member companies for Techstars Music 2018: Concord…

Accelerator

Chicago

10 Startups on Display at Techstars Chicago Demo Day

By | Oct 17, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Techstars is easily one of the most esteemed startup accelerators in the world. With programs in dozens of international cities and partnerships with hugely influential corporations, Techstars has shown startup founders and entrepreneurs that there is no better place to grow and build their…

Drones

Burrito-Delivering Drones Come to Australia, and We’re Jealous

By | Oct 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm

While still adamantly feared by the average consumer, drones have a lot of practical applications that cannot be ignored. Whether it’s infrastructure analysis, recreational use, or to make the Super Bowl Halftime Show amazing, these unmanned flying vehicles have made quite an impression on…

Video

2017 Looks Like the Biggest Year for Cord-Cutters Yet

By | Oct 17, 2017 at 9:20 am

Looks like the revolution won’t be televised. Because after the streaming revolution is over, nothing’s going to be televised. After combing the public filings for major pay TV companies including AT&T, Comcast, Dish, Charter and Verizon, streaming watchdog site Exstreamist has officially predicted that 2017…

Bitcoin

Virginia Beach

Bitcoin Trading Company bcause Closes Series A Led by SBI Holdings

By | Oct 16, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been the talk of the financial world for a few years now. While big banks and notable minds have condemned the revolutionary digital currency has a bad idea, more and more industries are adopting it into their platforms. And…

Startup

Portland, Maine

Friday Feedback Wins Startup South Portland Contest

By | Oct 15, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Luke Thomas took home top honors, along with $1,500, recently at the Startup South Portland final pitch contest with his software startup, Friday Feedback. Thomas, a South Portland resident, has been quietly working on Friday Feedback for the past year, putting in about 10…