Productivity

6 Signs a Potential Employee Will Drain Your Team of Creativity

By | Apr 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Can you pick a bad apple from the bunch? Every company comes across negative people. They’re not always easy to recognize, but if they stay around for a long time, they can damage overall morale. Sometimes the negative employee is good at his or her…

Productivity

Stanford Study: Letting Employees Work from Home Raises Productivity

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 12:45 pm

This morning, we published a piece that looked at 76 companies that allow you to work remotely and it’s already making the rounds on the Internet. The reason behind the popularity of remote work isn’t new or uniquely startup-y: in recent years, this idea…

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Productivity

Poland

DynaDo to the Rescue: Our Inboxes Need Saving

By | Apr 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

I don’t know about you, but sometimes going through my email inbox makes me want to pull my hair out. Imagine, though, if it’s that rough for an individual user like me what it must be like for businesses. According to DynaDo, conversations get…

Productivity

Glass Planner is a Solid Alternative to iOS Calendar

By | Mar 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Let’s be honest here. Big name calender apps like Google Calendar and iOS calendars do a fine job for 90% of us out there. We just need it for simple reminders, such as dinner arrangements and dentist appointments, and that’s it. Add that to the…

Productivity

San Francisco

You Can’t Achieve a Goal You Don’t Know About

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The folks over at Workboard know that managing a team can be harder than it needs to be. It’s why they recently introduced a new component into their leadership and management productivity platform; the team rolled out a goals and metrics app that lets managers…

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…