Ecommerce

3 Tips For Building A Better E-commerce Website

By | May 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Ecommerce revenue for 2016 is projected to hit an estimated $313,980 million in the US with an expected growth of 12.8 percent in 2017. As one of the most profitable industries right now, there’s more than enough market need for e-commerce websites. With consumer…

Startups & Apps

Detroit

Here Are the 17 Detroit Startups You Need to Know About

By | May 23, 2016 at 12:40 pm

Whether you are looking for a carpooling alternative to Uber or a modern calendar platform to change the way you schedule meetings, Detroit has a startup for you. And thanks to Detroit Startup Week, you’ll be able to see what the city’s most successful startups…

Startups & Apps

3 Startups That Are Solving the Distracted Driving Epidemic

By | May 23, 2016 at 10:20 am

I hope you’re not reading this while you’re driving. I mean, it would be really ironic, but would somewhat defeat the purpose of what I’m trying to talk to you about here. Distracted driving is one of the biggest causes of accidents around the…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

Turn Yourself Into a Hologram with HOLLAGRAM

By | May 21, 2016 at 12:23 pm

About a year ago we introduced you to VNTANA, an Los Angeles, CA-based startup that wanted to leverage hologram technology to help celebrities and brands use holograms to entertain and engage their followers and fans. They have introduced their technology to venues all over…

Security

How Can Small Businesses Prevent Cyber Attacks?

By | May 20, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Small business owners can become complacent when it comes to protecting their businesses from security breaches. In 2015, a survey on information security breaches carried out in the UK showed that 9 out of 10 large organizations suffered some form of security breach. Small…

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Startup

The 7 Best Email Add-Ons For Your Startup

By | May 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm

When it comes to running a business, productivity is all about strategy. Without one, you could end up doing a lot more work than necessary. As a founder, you can’t take on every task. Delegating responsibilities is one of the most important skills a successful…

Productivity

Productivity Tips To Push You Through the Workday Slump

By | May 20, 2016 at 11:45 am

Let’s be honest – being productive as an employee can be challenging sometimes. Whether you’re more of a morning or a night person, we’re all susceptible to falling into the trap of the midday slump. Thankfully, there are ways to get around that. Here…

Startups & Apps

This Startup Could Have Prevented Some Big Data Breaches

By | May 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm

An Iranian “hacktivist” group has come forward to publicly take credit for the 2013 hack of a dam in the suburbs of New York City. The implications of the hack are wide-ranging, something that Senator Charles Schumer noted when he spoke about the incident:…

Ecommerce

Top 3 Platforms for Selling Courses Online

By | May 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Being skilled and knowledgable is pretty great. Not only do you get to enjoy the splendors of knowing whats going on, but people are also interested in learning from you. And if you are trying to monetize this knowledge, you just have to find…

Productivity

Forget Time Management; Productivity Comes Down to Mind Management

By | May 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm

There are several ways to approach the issue of increasing productivity. With new studies, tactics, and think pieces being published on the topic, it can be hard to decipher what will be most effective for you. In his Medium post, David Kadavy writes that…

Startups & Apps

Dallas

How ParkHub Is Changing the Parking Game

By | May 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm

George Baker, Sr. is in the parking business. Now, he’s not your typical parking king with lots scattered across cities and those complicated 0-20 mins, 20mins, and  3-hour signs. He’s invented a three-part system which allows ticketing & parking systems to change how they…

Accelerator

Little Rock

Little Rock’s VC FinTech Accelerator Announces First Cohort

By | May 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

Gary Norcross, CEO of FIS Global – the world’s leading provider of financial technology services – kicked off the VC FinTech Accelerator at the Venture Center in Little Rock on Monday May 16. Norcross joined Tim Griffin, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, as well as…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Gboard, SuperFly, and More

By | May 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm

After a weekend full of events, it may be hard to pick up the rhythm on the first day of the week. So, along with a strong espresso, here are some apps that will get you started. It’s up to you whether you want…

Startups & Apps

WorkOtter Makes Assigning Tasks Easier Than Ever

By | May 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Utilizing a workforce is one of the most difficult parts of running a business. While having talented people on staff can go a long way in making a startup successful, idle hands make for low profits. The key is to make the most out…

Productivity

7 Tools to Increase Employee Productivity

By | May 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm

As an employer, you obviously want to see increased productivity in your employees. But, there is so much more to it than just piling more work on them. In fact, giving them more work can actually have the opposite effect, and make them less…

Startups & Apps

Ecosystem: The Main Reason New Apps Fail

By | May 14, 2016 at 10:00 pm

When developing a mobile app, it’s easy to get tunneled into a particular use case. Having the perfect app idea is one thing, but being able to execute it and is quite another. However, too many product teams get tunneled into the thinking that their…

Startups & Apps

5 Apps to Help Increase Kids’ Focus and Patience

By | May 14, 2016 at 8:54 am

As parents, we want to make sure the time our children spend on mobile devices isn’t wasted, and instead is spent on skill-building or educational activities. With this in mind, we set out to find the best child-friendly apps, as well as those which…