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How NYC Is Turning the Value of Its Premium Brand into Digital Gold

By | May 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm

I want you to travel back in time with me twenty years or so.  The Internet is young and still relatively unknown to most of us.  Only a small group of web enthusiasts understand how to navigate it — let alone make a buck…

Startups & Apps

NYC

How the LinkNYC Network Heralds the Rise of Smart Cities

By | May 4, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Smart cities — the term for modern-day cities powered by cutting-edge IoT tech — are starting to emerge. Kansas City’s recent award-winning “smart city” initiative gathers data from its downtown streetcar line in order to help businesses adjust their services to the flow of foot traffic…

Entrepreneur

4 Things Women Founders Learned From Trusting Their Gut

By | Apr 14, 2017 at 11:20 am

According to The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), more than 9.4 million firms were owned by women, employed nearly 7.9 million people, and generated $1.5 trillion in sales in 2015 . In addition, 2.9 million firms are majority-owned by women of color in…

Education

Starting an Online Course? Boost Enrollment With These Domains

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Ask any college student these days and there’s a strong chance they have taken an online course. According to a study by the National Center for Educational Statistics, in fall 2014, there were 5,750,417 students enrolled in any distance education courses at degree-granting postsecondary institutions….

Inspiration

3 Inspirational Moments from Women Founders

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Inspiration can come from many places. Whether it’s your family, your coworkers, or the inspirational posters hanging on your wall, there are plenty of sources that promote keeping your eyes on the prizes. For founders building a business, staying motivated and keeping their team focused…

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Social Media

NYC

The 3 Reasons Why All Fashion Retailers Love Instagram

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The construction of a prototype for a leather hat lining is displayed, mid-stitch. A completed beaver felt bowler rests on head of cork. A small child and a middle-aged architect both proudly display their own hats inside a Manhattan-based hat store. These beautifully constructed…

Partnership

How “Couplepreneurs” Make Each Other Better

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the world of entrepreneurship, it’s not uncommon to find cofounders being husband and wife who are able to keep their partnership going strong before and after clocking out at the end of the day. Tech.Co’s own CEO Frank Gruber and COO Jen Consalvo,…

Startups & Apps

How Reading App Caribu Makes Bedtime Stories High-Tech

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 10:30 am

Reading to your little one before bed is a time honored tradition. But with more and more parents being forced to travel away from their children for any myriad of reasons, finding a way to keep up the tradition is harder than ever. Fortunately,…

Startup

Miami

How a New Cambridge Innovation Center Will Boost Miami Startups

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), a well-established entrepreneur community and work space, has moved to Miami. The space has only been open in full since this fall, but it’s already working to bring the same support and resources to Miami startups that other CIC locations have already done…

Startups & Apps

How the Loog Guitar Gives Kids the Most Fun, Simple Instrument Possible

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

First conceived as a master’s thesis at New York University and then spending time as a 2011 Kickstarter funded at quadruple its initial goal, the Loog guitar is now the banner product at NYC-based startup Loog. The guitar provides a simple, easy-to-learn kids’ version…

Entrepreneur

A Veteran’s Day Conversation With Entrepreneur and Vet Ray Antonino

By | Nov 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

Patriot Boot Camp (PBC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2012, aims to to provide service members, veterans, and their spouses with access to mentors and training that will help them create the next generation of high-growth startups. Since its inception, the organization has helped over…

Startups & Apps

How Global Startup Weekend 2016 Can Plug You Into Your Community

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 9:15 am

Any innovators out there — new or experienced — can tell you that connections are key. If you don’t have an opportunity to proof your ability, you won’t attract the traction you need to get a project, startup, or even a job offer. Lucky…

Coworking spaces

NYC

Bar Works: Why Work at Home When You Can Work in a Bar

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 12:33 pm

As freelancers, travelers, and entrepreneurs, we all know the plight of finding a work environment that not only inspires creativity, but also lacks the baristas giving you the stink eye. Sure, it feels like coworking spaces are a dime a dozen now, especially in…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Beast Represents the Evolution of Startup Consulting

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 4:41 pm

The startup landscape is constantly shifting. From new trends in the funding world to innovative technologies being invented every day, it’s hard to get a handle on what makes a successful startup and what doesn’t. And while consulting firms are supposed to help you figure…

Startups & Apps

Miami

For Miami Coding Bootcamp Wyncode, It’s More Than Just Coding

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When it comes to coding, a lot of schools want to inundate you with technical jargon and raw skills. They focus on developing your coding abilities to the point of exhaustion, so it becomes second nature. But in the startup world, versatility is the…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Recruiting Great Talent Nowadays Requires Great Storytelling

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 10:20 am

Recruiting is no longer a transactional field. It’s now a creative field. This shift runs deeper than the cosmetic rebrand to “talent acquisition”. As competition for top talent continues to increase, companies have to rethink how they can stand out to draw talent. This new…

Startups & Apps

NYC

TechStyle NYC Leads Exploration Into Fashion Tech

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Brands of the future, especially those with the greatest potential for growth, often diversify their offerings, products, or services. Uber is getting into self-driving cars, Alphabet is far more than a search company, and Facebook is still having identity issues. Regardless of what these…