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Funding

Understanding Funding Rounds of the 100 Highest Valued Unicorn Companies

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As the saying goes, a unicorn company can’t be built in a day. Much like the rest of the entrepreneurial process, success takes time and hard work, and there are no shortcuts to accelerate it. You’ll need to make small, achievable goals along the…

Reports & Rankings

The Age of the Decacorn: 7 Companies Valued at More than $10 Billion

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

In the business world, a unicorn is a private company that is valued at more than $1 billion. Named for their rarity and their prestige, these companies used to be more rare than an actual unicorn. However, as technology has made entrepreneurship easier than…

Startups & Apps

Meet 14 Veteran-Led Startups Charging Ahead in Business

By | May 29, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There are about 200,000 military personnel that transition from military to civil life and according to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, and many are charging ahead to start their own business. What veterans may not realize is that they have many of the…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Top 50 U.S. Companies Where People Want to Work in 2017

By | May 18, 2017 at 3:30 pm

With many positions in technology expected to grow in the next decade, companies will be expanding their labor pools and will need to work hard to maintain its culture to retain employees. LinkedIn released the Top 50 U.S. Companies of 2017 list where people…

Startups & Apps

50 Startups Aimed at Changing the World Join Kairos Society

By | May 2, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Kairos Society has announced this year’s Kairos 50, a collection of the 50 most innovative seed-stage companies in the world. The Kairos Society is dedicated to empowering young entrepreneurs to innovate in areas where others have remained unsuccessful and tackle global issues to make this a…

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Business

The Top 20 Unicorn Companies in the US Right Now

By | Feb 21, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Unicorns are rare. Whether it’s in the business realm or in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, these magical creatures have unique properties that make them the most valuable entities in their respective universes. And while I would love to delve into the Harry Potter books…

Business

3 New Companies That Are Using Big Data to Save You Money

By | Dec 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Big data is one of many buzz words that has been knocking around tech blogs and business publications for a while now. However, it would be fair to say that many of us still aren’t entirely sure what it actually means. Moreover, it’s not always…

Business

Here’s How to Find the Right Advertising Voice of Your Brand

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 5:00 pm

You’ve figured out your content strategy and how to distribute it across the appropriate channels. Your planned out the marketing plan to guarantee the most influential people will see it. Now you have to convey your message with the right voice to build a strong…

Tips & How To’s

4 Tips to Innovate Your IT Department

By | Jul 19, 2016 at 10:00 pm

IT management is anything but an easy task, and CIOs believe that there’s an ongoing talent crisis and in the field. In a world of extreme dynamism, fierce competition and reliable change, the ability to reinvent yourself through IT has become essential, bringing higher efficiency, reduced costs…

Business

Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Calculating Their Net Worth

By | Jul 5, 2016 at 9:45 am

Every entrepreneur dreams of financial independence. That independence entails more than just security, as it can allow for a healthy work/life balance, charitable endeavors, and more. The trouble is that managing personal finances, especially as an entrepreneur, can be challenging. As surprising as it…

Funding

Top 10 Y Combinator Companies by Funding Stage

By | Feb 10, 2015 at 8:00 am

Mattermark just released a new report with Y Combinator‘s top startups to graduate from its program. Since it was founded in 2005, Y Combinator has put hundreds of startups through its program. The program offers entrepreneurs access to an enormous network of smart people, many who are…

Infographics / Images

The Evolution Of The IT Professional [Infographic]

By | Jan 22, 2015 at 11:00 pm

As technology continues to change, so does the demand for general and specialized IT jobs. This is a growing industry, which has been projected to grow 20% here in the United Stated by 2022. Just think about the amount of courses available now for people…

Entrepreneur

DC

LaunchBox Digital Looking For 2009 Startup Class

By | Feb 2, 2009 at 8:48 pm

LaunchBox Digital is now accepting applications for LaunchBox09, its 2nd annual business incubator program, which will begin on May 18, 2009 and wrap-up with Demo Days the first week of August 2009. Your startup company could be one of ten applicants that will each…

Events

Boston

TECH cocktail Boston 2 Storms On

By | Jul 25, 2008 at 8:56 pm

TECH cocktail Boston 2 at Tequila Rain was a bit of a wet one as a summer storm sprung itself on the Boston area making it problematic for us to even get to Boston. Luckily we made it out and so did a couple…