Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

6 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to be a Startup In Los Angeles

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm

On the streets of Los Angeles, there’s an on-going bubble of technology startups percolating close to the sun and sand. We delved into what is known as Silicon Beach, an innovation hub for tech startup activity that includes the cities along the LA coastline, and…

Travel

Denver

Boom Airlines Wants to Make Supersonic Travel a Reality

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Consumers could be closer to cruising in a plane at Mach 2.2 (1,451 mph) to their favorite destination in half the time. Today, Denver-based Boom, the supersonic aircraft company, announced its $33 million Series A round, bringing their total funding to $41 million. Participants in…

Health

Great Healthcare Technology Is Designed to Disappear

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

Well-designed healthcare technology leads to successful care transitions and talented providers. Poorly designed tech, however, breeds only stories about its shortcomings. This rule is equally true outside of healthcare. Personal electronics with intuitive interfaces, reliable operating systems, and long-lasting batteries rarely draw ire. Sit…

Startups & Apps

Sweek Can Take You Inside the World of Mobile Writing Networks

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Authors and social networks are a natural fit. After all they both live off of a steady stream of words. Even before the digital networks existed, authors relied on the old-school network of snail mail. HP Lovecraft famously loved responding to fan mail. When…

Social Good

New Orleans

Compassionate Capitalism Is Possible Through Effective Corporate Philanthropy

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Charitable giving is no longer just something you do around the holidays. For businesses large and small, being philanthropic has become a necessity to survive. With Millennials valuing socially focused companies more than ever, success is virtually unattainable if you aren’t giving back. However,…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Expanding Life Insurance Startup Fabric Offers Easy, Affordable Coverage

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 11:20 am

Life insurance startup Fabric, a service designed to aid the 37 million American families without life insurance, just expanded coverage across 32 states. Plans start at six dollars a month for $100,000 in coverage. How does a life insurance company qualify as a startup? Because Fabric…

Startups & Apps

New Orleans

These Startups Are Competing in the Delta Entrepreneurship Network Pitch Competition

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

If you didn’t know, New Orleans is a hot bed for innovative startups and budding entrepreneurs. Whether it’s the southern hospitality or the innovative spirit of the bayou, startup founders of all shapes and sizes flock to this southern haven for the support and…

Ecommerce

3 Mistakes Ecommerce Entrepreneurs Make When Building Their Business

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Because brick and mortar stores have become secondary to online purchasing, quality websites and mobile apps have become a necessity for budding ecommerce companies. However, just because you don’t have a literal storefront doesn’t mean you can’t build your business from the ground up. We…

Startups & Apps

The Top 5 Accessibility Apps for Those With Disabilities

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

In today’s world of a perpetually connected and mobile society, people with disabilities are faced with a whole new set of challenges. This stems mainly from the fact that there are currently no hard guidelines that bind developers into making their apps accessible to…

Startups & Apps

6 Money Saving Apps for Your Smart Shopping Lifestyle

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 1:15 pm

Finding ways to save time and money is always a good thing. And when you can find deals on travel sites, designer brands, and entertainment, it help your dollars stretch a little bit farther and saves you search time along the way. Now, you can…

Mobile

14 Smart Marketing Tactics to Encourage App Downloads

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 9:15 am

In the mobile-first era, it seems that every business has its own app to enhance the customer experience. While there may be legitimate value in offering your customers an app, you may face some stiff competition: When there’s an app for everything, how can…

Advertising

82 Percent of Netflix-Raised Kids Don’t Even Know What Commercials Are

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 5:50 pm

As the decades pass, different cultural norms get replaced. “Hanging up” a phone, for instance, used to be a literal term referring to wall-mounted landlines. Now it’s hitting the “end call” button on your screen. The Save icon for any modern computer is a stylized version…

Accelerator

Albuquerque

The Creative Startups Accelerator is Igniting The Creative Economy

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Since 2014, the Creative Startups accelerator has supported a wide range of creative entrepreneurs that went on to create 144 new jobs, raise $6.5 million, and bring in $7.9 million in new revenues. Those are great numbers for an accelerator that started in one area of New…

Startups & Apps

Arizona

Meet The Finalists From Venture Madness in Arizona

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 11:20 am

One of the most anticipated competitions of the year in the Southwest for startups is Venture Madness, taking place March 8-10. Venture Madness brings the innovation of startups with the expertise of successful entrepreneurs by pitting 64 startups against each other in a bracket…

Mobile

7 Must-Know Facts About Mobile App Development

By | Mar 13, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Mobile apps have become incredibly popular in recent years. The field is wide and diverse, making it easy to for any company to carve out their niche. There are, however, things to consider before you delve into the world of app development. If you can…

Startups & Apps

Austin

Barbecue Wife Bloody Mary Mix Wins Samuel Adams Pitch Competition

By | Mar 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm

While startups are often associated with hi-tech gear and innovative ideas, it’s important to remember that food and beverage companies are changing the way people eat and drink every day. From innovative flavors to groundbreaking presentation, innovation has never been a more delicious experience….

Startup

5 Startups Changing the Legal Industry

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Legal startups are disrupting the legal industry in a good way. These companies make it easier for lawyers, firms, business owners and regular people to navigate the legal industry. The top companies offering industry-changing products and services include: 1. LawTrades LawTrades aims to fix…