Productivity

15 Tools For Efficient Internal and External Business Collaboration

By | Mar 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

Document safety, file sharing, and knowledge sharing have become an integral part of modern collaborative culture. Other than saving time, virtual collaboration aims at improving your work, making you impressively productive, providing you with a flawless end product and placing you ahead of the…

Productivity

San Francisco

Anaplan Releases 2014 Fiscal Year Highlights

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 11:59 pm

Anaplan today announced the highlights from their fiscal year, which ended on January 31, 2015. The company reported that their bookings increased by 230 percent, which is 2.1 times more than the previous two years combined; these results were fueled by a 91 percent…

Productivity

FounderDating Wants to Hear Your Entrepreneurial Questions

By | Feb 19, 2015 at 11:00 pm

When we think of the word ‘dating’ we tend to think about star crossed lovers gazing into each other’s eyes; the background scene might be hustling and bustling, but to them the world stands still. But there are more forms of dating outside of…

Accelerator

Digital Work Accelerator Event Doubles as Pitch Practice

By | Jan 20, 2015 at 4:30 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Digital Work Accelerator in Seattle and the information sessions they have scheduled for the month of January! Coming up with an idea is easy, but developing it into a startup is hard. And…

Productivity

San Diego

Credibility is Key for Portfolium’s Partnerships

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

In May 2013, Portfolium took home a win at our San Diego Mixer & Startup Showcase; the crowd was excited about their social portfolio network that strives to connect young talent with opportunity. It’s been a while since we spoke with them, but Adam Markowitz…

Business

How to Be A Google Power User [Infographic]

By | Jan 14, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Finding useful information on the ­World Wide Web is something many of us take for granted. We can find information about anything by searching online. Google is the most popular search engine available, but navigating it can sometimes be tricky. Google’s algorithm keeps improving,…

Education

Ace your College Term Paper Using These Android Apps

By | Jan 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm

If you are a college student with no intentions of becoming a writer in the future, then composing a term paper can be a nightmare. Even if you do follow the best practices of developing and writing a good essay, it would still take…

Business

13 Content Marketing Strategies Every Business Must Implement to Boost Conversion Rates

By | Jan 1, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Ever since traditional forms of advertising have taken a backseat, businesses of all sizes are relying solely on digital marketing strategies to pull in revenue and create impact. While more than 91% B2B & 86% B2B marketers are using content marketing as the most…

Android

San Francisco

Lift Rebrands as Coach.Me Just in Time for Your New Year’s Resolution

By | Dec 31, 2014 at 9:00 am

The Lift brand is no more; today, the popular goal-tracking app that was founded in 2011 is rebranding as Coach.Me to highlight its new focus on coaching. Lift started out as a habit tracker, and that’s what the name evokes for a lot of…

News

The Digital Office: 5 Ways to Increase Productivity in 2015

By | Dec 30, 2014 at 8:00 am

Productivity tools are more in-demand than ever, as evidenced by the dramatic rise of IRC startup Slack in 2014. Working for a startup might mean you’ve got a lot of hats to wear and a lot of tasks to manage, and living in the…

News

Easy Steps to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook [Infographic]

By | Dec 19, 2014 at 10:00 am

We are living in an era where Facebook, and other social media sites, have greater access than ever to our “private” data. Navigating through the labyrinth of Facebook privacy settings can get very confusing. But this infographic will provide an expert guide to keep…

Coding

Regex: What it is and 3 Sources to Learn More

By | Dec 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Regular expression, also known as regex, regexp or even rational expression, is something that many people might not know but can actually be very useful. regex is a sequence of characters that forms a search pattern or, in more colloquial terms, wildcards on steroids. For…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study Proves that Constantly Checking Your Emails Is Stressing You Out

By | Dec 9, 2014 at 11:00 pm

We all do it: Leave our email tab open to make sure we are on top of incoming emails. Constantly checking of your emails is not making you productive. Quite the opposite actually; it’s stressing you out! Researchers set out to prove that this…

Business

San Francisco

Community Management Platform Mobilize Raises $1.2M in Seed Funding

By | Nov 25, 2014 at 12:00 pm

San Francisco-based startup Mobilize announced today that it has raised US $1.2 million in seed funding. The round of funding was led by Hillsven Capital, with participation from UpWest Labs and Eddy Shalev. The funding will be used to grow the team, accelerate product…

Culture

Create Reason Inspires Innovation and Keeps Your Team Engaged

By | Nov 25, 2014 at 7:00 am

Over 70% of US employees are disengaged at their job and over 50% are currently looking for new jobs. This costs companies $550 Billion annually in rehiring, retaining, and lost productivity according to the team at Create Reason. Create Reason solves this problem by…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Take a Digital Detox and Reevaluate your Relationship with Technology

By | Nov 16, 2014 at 8:00 am

Does your finger always itch to send text messages? Do you have this irresistible feeling to check email or chat messages every five seconds? Does spending a day without Smartphone seems like totally absurd idea to you? Then you must be suffering from tech addiction….

Productivity

Twin Cities

vBench is the One-Stop-Shop for Freelancers Looking for Work

By | Nov 14, 2014 at 9:00 am

About 18 months ago JT Eberly moved from Chicago to St. Paul, Minnesota to immerse himself in the local startup culture and foster the growth of his company, vBench. His co-founder Matt Pundmann stuck behind in the windy city, and together they have successfully…