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Crowdfunding

Meet the Data Tracking Site Every Patreon Creator Needs

By | Jan 24, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Pick any artist, videographer, or creative type off the street today and they’ll likely recognize the membership platform Patreon. It functions like an ongoing form of Kickstarter, allowing users to dedicate small contributions to creatives on a monthly or per-item basis. And if Patreon…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gifts Under $100 for the Graphic Designer on Your List

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Searching for the ultimate gift for the graphic designer in your life can be a challenge. Fortunately, we’ve gathered some ideas that could be great for the holiday, give them inspiration, and won’t break the bank. Here are 5 gifts under $100 you can…

Ecosystems

Lisbon

Why Startups Are Attracted to Revitalized Lisbon

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Portugal was hit hard by the global financial crash of 2008. Its economy struggled to remain afloat during the crisis and it’s capital, Lisbon, suffered greatly. But Lisbon has since been working hard to recover, and the city is now making waves as a…

Dev & Design

How to Build an App with UX Design and Design Engineering

By | Dec 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

An app gains popularity for a number of different reasons. However, the topmost reason for the success of an app is the sleek user experience of the mobile (UX) which also optimizes the design engineering of the app. The best apps that are widely…

Coding

Denver

When Galvanize and Lenda Teamed Up and Built Something Cool

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 6:30 pm

It started when Sean Donn, a successful Tech Entrepreneur and Head of Engineering at Lenda, whose headquarters are on the same floor as the Web Development Immersive program at Galvanize, reached out to propose a joint effort with our current web development cohort, it…

Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: Creatives, Podcasters, Vloggers, and Hipsters

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Blame social media or the rise in affordable technology, this world is creating more content. Sure, your uncle may just be figuring out memes on Facebook, but your niece is racking up millions of views on YouTube and Instagram with her own how-to series….

Marketing

Palo Alto

8 Ways to Use Visual Marketing and Increase ROI

By | Nov 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

While some content marketing tactics require more resources than others to deliver a significant return, visual content marketing is one of those areas that can be a cost-effective option for startups looking to get attention in the market. Plus, it’s one of the most…

Mobile

San Francisco

There’s Nothing Cheap About Developing a Good App

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Why is app development so expensive? I get this question a lot, and it often comes from a shell-shocked CEO or CIO who discovers his five-figure-budget project ends up being six or even seven figures. That’s crazy. The easiest explanation to the question is…

Dev & Design

8 Essential Mac Software Tools to Buy Before Black Friday

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

By now you’ve seen early Black Friday sales for everything from TVs and washers to mattresses and drones. I mean, the holiday lights went up in Target not even 24 hours after Halloween. Some may say it’s obnoxious, some may love getting in the…

Startups & Apps

Meet the 21 Semifinalists for the Women’s Safety XPRIZE Competition

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 11:15 am

Rewarding innovation is the cornerstone of our economy. Fortunately XPRIZE, the non-profit organization launching public competitions intended to encourage technological development that could benefit humanity, has set up a system to do just that. Their competitions have spurred countless innovations in transportation, energy, and…

Dev & Design

How Machine Learning is Changing Design

By | Nov 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A Pew Research Center survey in 2015 revealed that almost two-thirds of Americans expect computers to take over much of human work within 50 years. However, there are certain professions that some consider to have more security over others. Disciplines such as the arts…

Startups & Apps

20 Most Competitive Startups, According to AngelList

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

Being competitive in the startup world is a necessity at this point in the game. Sure, some might have referred to startups as “rare” or “a novelty” in a few decades ago. But now, everyone and their mothers are starting businesses, building everything from…

Automotive

Lamborghini Unveils Self-Healing Electric Car

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 10:50 am

Electric cars are far from new technology. Between their sustainable mission and their quiet design, car manufacturers now understand that the future of the automotive industry lies in these gas-less vehicles. However, Lamborghini is not known for going along with the pack, which is…

Dev & Design

How to Become a Graphic Design Savant

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 11:30 am

According to a variety of job reports, digital design was listed as one of the top jobs that pay well in the tech field. Graphic design can not only provide a solid base career wise (and you can do from home), but can take you…

Diversity

New Adobe Study Points Out the Creative Industry’s Diversity Problem

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 10:50 am

Diversity concerns plague the tech world in flavors ranging from sexism to racism to ageism. But in order to understand and address any of it, leaders in the tech community must be willing to take a hard look at the facts rather than repeat…

Dev & Design

Seattle

How to Be a Productive Startup With a Remote Development Team

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Being a founder means you have multiple hats and you are constantly working in a high-octane, non-stop environment, and maintaining a high level of productivity with your team is key. While most early-stage startups have at least one technologically-based founder, as the company begins…

Reports & Rankings

50 Smartest Companies in the World, According to MIT

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

I think we can all agree that the people at MIT are some of the smartest in the world. So when the editors of the MIT Technology Review put out a list of the 50 smartest companies in the world with elaborate and intellectual…