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Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Stress Busting Tips to Get You Through the Week

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 10:50 am

Ask anyone on the street if they are stressed about something, the answer will most likely be yes. According to a survey by the American Psychology Association (APA), millennials are stressing more than ever, and they listed money and job as the top two…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Curing Acne, Positive Mental Health and Voice Transcription

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With school in session, the stress of homework and exams are going to start taking a toll. TechCo has some startup solutions. Each week we compile a list of startups aimed at streamlining your day or helping your quality of life. This week, we…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Stress Is the Worst Part of Having a Job

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

No one ever said work was going to be easy. Between long hours, boring meetings, and clueless bosses, the days never seem to end, particularly in the startup world where a 9 to 5 job is hard to come by. However, there are a…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Boulder

Study: Yoga Can Help Reduce Symptoms of Depression

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 11:30 am

Fatigue, irritability, reduced appetite, back problems, anxiety and the inability to make decisions are subtle symptoms of depression. Any founder that has been through the startup journey will tell you that these signs are more common and reoccurring than people will admit. In a…

3D Printing

China

3D-Printed Skulls and Spines Could Be the Latest Health Tech Innovation

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 11:30 am

Last March marked a historic moment for health technology: Dr. Gaurav Gupta, assistant professor of neurosurgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, successfully implanted a plastic 3D-printed chunk of skull bone into patient Christopher Cahill. It’s far from the only 3D-printed bone replacement we’ve seen this…

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Finance

Minneapolis

Should You Pitch to Your Employer for Capital or Not?

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 7:15 am

You or you and a small team have a powerful idea and become convinced it can launch a successful new enterprise. It is in related industry, but different markets than the one your current employer competes. Your team develops a business plan in off-hours,…

Inspiration

Denver

How Stress Can Trigger Mental Illness

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 7:15 am

According to the World Health Organization, “… nearly 50 percent of U.S. adults will develop at least one mental illness during their lifetime” and I’ve seen that number reported as high as 58 percent. And this one from the National Institute of Mental Health, “Our…

Startups & Apps

Maine

This Startup Aims to Swap Blood Draws for Saliva Samples

By | Aug 9, 2017 at 7:15 am

Portland, Maine-based biotech company Abogen, founded in 2012, has developed a method and accompanying technology to extract blood cells from saliva, allowing for the potential replacement of up to 80 percent of the five billion invasive, needle-necessary blood samples drawn annually. The company is…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Sleep Hacks You Need to Try This Week

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Empty coffee cups, sugary snack wrappers all over the desk, baggy eyes and barely functioning – these symptoms are red flags that you are in desperate need of more sleep. According to a study by RAND, the culture of today’s society where you work…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How to Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle for Personal Development

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 7:15 am

When it comes to your professional growth and career development, a majority of us focus on mastering our strengths and extending our skill sets, to create an impressive personal profile. Not many of us realize the significance of health and are unaware of how…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Tulsa

11 Leadership Personality Traits Stressing out Employees

By | Jul 31, 2017 at 9:20 am

Individuals dealing with a stressful boss have the potential to exhibit symptoms similar to post traumatic stress, according to researchers. Unfortunately if you work for others long enough, you’ll come across a bad boss. And while the best way to get away from them…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Working Outside Is Good For Your Mental Health

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

When the sun is shining and the birds are chirping, no one wants to go to work. In addition to infringing on your precious beach time, the prospect of sitting indoors for 8+ hours when it’s a balmy 85 degrees outside is enough to…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Boulder

16 Resources for Entrepreneurs to Improve Their Mental Health

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 7:15 am

At Techstars, we talk about the mantra ‘founder first’, but being advocates of founders means we can’t only focus on the health of their companies – we must also focus on providing mental health resources for the founders. Techstars is making an effort to…

Culture

How to Create the Right Culture for Your Startup

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm

While in the shaping phase of a startup, founders often forget about building an organizational culture. But the sooner you start, the better. What founders do not realize is that a culture will form one way or another – the one they want, or…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Illinois

Turns Out the Trick to Sleeping Better Is Finding a Purpose in Life

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 10:50 am

I know, I know. Who wants to find a purpose in their life? Yet that’s just the easy, simple answer to getting better sleep at night. The news comes via a Northwestern University study which is the first of its kind to “demonstrate a…

Security

The Healthcare Industry Is in for a Rude Cybersecurity Awakening

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Cybersecurity has become a primary concern for small startups and large corporations alike. Whether it’s a global ransomware attack or a minor DDoS hack, everyone’s afraid of a hack, no matter how secure you think you are. And while ecommerce sites and social media…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Work-Life Balance Is More Important Than Ever for the World’s Employees

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

The stereotype of an overworked businessman is so prevalent that it even invaded a horror movie I recently watched on Netflix (Called Train to Busan, I highly recommend it). While it takes the entire destruction of his country in a zombie apocalypse for the…