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Funding

Chicago

Outcome Health Raised the Second Largest Funding Round in Chicago History

By | May 31, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The world of entrepreneurship is one of patience. You have to wait to get funding, wait to launch your product, and you have to wait to make it big. But as any successful entrepreneur can tell you, good things come to those who wait….

Startups & Apps

New Orleans

16 New Orleans Startups Making Moves in Silicon Bayou

By | May 31, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Startup talent is no longer confined by the coasts. While New York and San Francisco used to be the exclusive hubs for innovative ideas, good ideas are spreading like wildfire across the entire country. And if you haven’t checked out some of the talent…

Communication

Portland, Maine

Rodney Sampson of Opportunity Hub Says Startups Need to Talk to Each Other

By | May 26, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Being a founder of a startup can be a very isolating job and it could feel that you’re on a deserted island. What founders need to realize that they need to get out of their routine, go to events or meetups and talk with…

Business

4 Ways Corporate Board Members Can Spark Company-Wide Innovation

By | May 23, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Adding corporate board members needs to be a mutually beneficial move for startups. These individuals have the ability to share their experience and knowledge to help the startup get to the next level and spark innovation at the company. So, how can a board…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Smart Pillows, Culinary Experiences & Posture Wearables

By | May 5, 2017 at 2:20 pm

As we gear into the summer months, there are so many innovative startups that are giving us a whole new experience. Planning on having a fun dinner date in the summer weather? Maybe you want to improve your posture? Whatever the case may be, there are entrepreneurs…

Space

DC

Meet NASA’s iTech Top 25 Startup Semifinalists

By | May 4, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The NASA iTech competition pits tech innovators from all around the country against each other in order to determine which 25 finalists have the ideas that hold “the most potential impact on future space exploration and support development of the most promising solutions.” The Innovation…

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…

Entrepreneur

Atlas Allows You to Access Your Digital Memories

By | Apr 30, 2017 at 12:45 pm

What is a digital memory? Everyone’s experienced that moment when you know you saw(a file, a picture, or an article)somewhere, but you just can’t quite pinpoint where or how to find it. If only that moment was uncommon. Unfortunately, it is likely a regular occurrence…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Smart Clothes, Accounting Made Easy & Smart Lights For Seniors

By | Apr 28, 2017 at 2:20 pm

With spring in full bloom, people will finally be able to put away those winter coats, save some money on heating costs, and enjoy some outdoor activities. That’s why it was so easy for us to find a lot of startup activity geared towards summer…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Daycations, Socks for Social Good, and Job Hunting

By | Apr 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm

In another installment of our weekly spotlight series, we’re taking a look at some startups that are finding new and creative ways to help people. From chilling poolside this summer at your favorite hotel to data-driven platforms that empower job-hunters, the well of innovation never…

Ecosystems

San Diego

14 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like To Be a Startup in San Diego

By | Apr 18, 2017 at 2:20 pm

California has become a magnet for aspiring entrepreneurs and startup aficionados. But when you think California startups, you might think of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, or even Silicon Beach. But some of the best startups and entrepreneurs might be hiding in plain sight. San…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Levitating Decor, Translating Gadgets, And Distracted Drivers

By | Apr 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

As part of our weekly spotlight series, we’ll be shouting out the most notable startups of the week. There is so much innovation going on that we want to spread the word and keep readers involved. From tech-driven baby food to wristbands that understand…

Interviews

Will Hench of My Thread Lab on Making Shopping Easy

By | Apr 8, 2017 at 10:30 am

Imagine you have a date coming up and you, like most guys, just want to look good without having to worry about it. You want style made easy without the hassle of malls combined with a personalized experience. That is exactly what Will Hench,…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Rockstar Content, Storytelling, and Farming on Mars

By | Mar 31, 2017 at 5:50 pm

To get the word out about all the startup energy and innovations happening in one’s community, you have to make some noise. As J.D. Vance said: “We should all be zealots for [our communities] and bring attention to the good things that are happening in our…

Business

Thinking Differently Is the Greatest Thing You Can Do For Your Business

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 8:30 pm

It’s nearly impossible to mention Elon Musk, cofounder of PayPal and current CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, without thinking about innovation. Musk is truly a king of innovation, sharing the stage with other entrepreneurial giants as Sir Richard Branson, Oprah, Steve Jobs, Henry…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

6 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to be a Startup In Los Angeles

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm

On the streets of Los Angeles, there’s an on-going bubble of technology startups percolating close to the sun and sand. We delved into what is known as Silicon Beach, an innovation hub for tech startup activity that includes the cities along the LA coastline, and…

SXSW

Austin

Meet The Finalists of SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Entrepreneurs, techies, and anyone with an appetite for innovation began to crowd the halls as the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards announced the winners of its competition. Thirteen awards and six special honors were given to exceptional innovators of all fields, including sustainability, music, healthcare,…