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…

Productivity

Boulder

The Early-Stage Startup Playbook for SaaS Productivity Products

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 12:20 pm

When you’re just starting out, knowing what tools work the best for all the different current or future needs will save you time. Here’s our list of tools that can help you Do More Faster. Warning, the article is long but detailed with reviews…

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Accelerator

Boulder

Techstars Energy Accelerator Partners With Norwegian-Based Statoil

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 8:30 am

Finding new ways to develop clean energy is at the heart of Techstars Energy Accelerator. We are proud to announce Techstars Energy Accelerator in Partnership with Statoil, a Norwegian-based company. Norway is internationally recognized for Energy so it only makes sense that this is the…

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San Francisco

Michael Hermus of Homeland Security Gives Cybersecurity Advice

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you aren’t making cybersecurity a priority at your business, where have you been? Between countless global cyber attacks and privacy concerns across the consumer landscape, ignoring cybersecurity is foolish at best and negligent at worst. Fortunately, Michael Hermus, CTO for the Office of the Chief…

Accelerator

Boston

Techstars Joins U.S. Air Force to Launch Autonomous Tech Accelerator

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 10:50 am

With more government agencies taking an interest in the private sector and its innovations, Techstars is excited to announce our second defense-focused accelerator and our second accelerator in Boston – Techstars Autonomous Technology Accelerator with the U.S. Air Force. Techstars is the worldwide network…

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Energy

How Tech Companies Are Dealing With Global Problems

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

In a TED Talk by MIT Technology Review Chief Editor Jason Pontin, he offered an honest assessment of the trajectory of technological advancements from Apollo 11 to the digital age. He said: “Blithe optimism about technology’s powers has evaporated as big problems we had imagined…

Autonomous Vehicles

How Self-Driving Cars Could Help Manage Traffic Hassles

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 8:30 am

By now you’ve familiarized yourself with self-driving cars and other fast-growing technological innovations, but you seem not to know how effective they are, and perhaps why the world needs them. Autonomous cars are the true definition of top-notch technology put to practice, and it has…

Healthy Entrepreneur

3 Tips for Founders with Full-Time Jobs

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 7:15 am

Is it crazy to juggle a full-time job with running a startup? Considering that over 92 percent of startups fail within 3 years, having a corporate job might seem like a set-up for failure from the very beginning. But people have done it and…

Productivity

Kansas City

How to Find the Right Tech Solution? Study It

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Too often a startup will realize months too late that it needs support from a new piece of technology. Once team members discover a problem, they are frequently forced to find a solution quickly and without doing enough proper research. Instead of rushing to…

Security

It’s Up to You to Make Cybersecurity a Strategic Priority

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

According to a recent global survey of C-suite executives and IT decision makers, most executives still don’t fully comprehend the nature of the cyberthreats they face or the potential consequences of an attack. Without the proper defenses in place, you’re putting nearly every element of…

Accelerator

Boulder

How To Make a Corporate Pilot Program Successful

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 7:15 am

More corporate accelerators are partnering up with startups for pilot programs. But what do founders need to know going into it? We asked Cory Hooyman, lead innovation manager at Target, about corporate innovation and how to bring new practices and methods into your team…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips to Higher Quality Screencast Recordings

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Business and people have started using screencasts (video screen captures) to provide services, sell products and for online training. And It is actually worth it. Screencasts do sell well and people learn in a better way through demonstrations that are visual. But it is…

Automotive

Detroit

You Can Now Rent a Classic Car Through DriveShare

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 8:30 am

If you are a car enthusiast and looking for a classic Corvette, Porsche or T-Bird to buy, Classics & Exotics was the place to find it. Hagerty, the world’s largest network for people who love cars and collectible vehicles fell in love with Classics…

Social Media

How To Start a Social Network and Promote Your Brand

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 7:15 am

You probably know that Geico Insurance Company has a mascot – the Geico gecko. He has his own Facebook page and Twitter account. And he posts every day, sometimes several times a day. Followers check in regularly to see what he has to say…

Startups & Apps

Napa

Penfolds Wine Launches “Maximum Funding” Competition for Startups

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

When startups want to celebrate little wins there might be a glass of wine found near by. At Penfolds wine, they celebrate innovation regularly, and today they are launching their “Maximum Funding” competition for startups around the US. Max Schubert, a renegade and pioneer,…

Art

Las Vegas

How Life is Beautiful Turned Vegas Into a Canvas of Mood Art

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 11:30 am

In the old days, it was normal for a music festival to, you know, just feature some bands, fresh air, and maybe a few food vendors. But today’s festival landscape is competitive with organizers pushing the envelope. Whether it be with the shear size…

Hardware

10 Secrets to Succeeding as a Hardware Startup

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Hardware is hard. There is a lot of truth in that simple statement. There are many obstacles to success, but here’s 10 secrets… Accurately Estimate Product Development Successful startups realistically estimate the costs, and time needed, for product development. Everyone wants their product on…