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Houston

10 Craziest Space Travel Stunts and News We’ve Seen So Far

By | Sep 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Everyone knows outer space makes everything more cool. Want to revive a beleaguered horror franchise or a tired app game? Set the next installment in space! Something about the “final frontier”-ness of outer space brings out the world’s crazy side, and everything from marketing…

Accelerator

DC

Every Major DC Accelerator, Listed

By | Sep 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Accelerators are to startups as spinach is to Popeye. And for those located in the DC area, it’s important to stay updated on the biggest and brightest accelerators available. It’s tough to stay on top of the constantly shifting mass of incubators, accelerators, and…

Jobs

California

Top Colleges and Majors, Ranked by Future Earning Potential

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

We can all debate the finer points of going to college — some go purely to learn more about the world, some see it as a stepping stone in an ambitious career, most just think they have to go in order to get any…

Startups & Apps

The 3 Best Apps to Earn You Cash Back on Purchases

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 9:20 am

It’s easy to find an app or website that claims to save you money. But if you have to check in every hour to fill out a capitcha or some other menial task, you’re not getting money for free: You’re paying with your own…

Accelerator

The 8 Top Cleantech Corporate Incubators and Accelerators

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Corporations need to stay competitive in their industries, and that cutting edge can be tough to keep up with, particularly for the most rapidly shifting industries out there. As a sector evolves, the source of a revolutionary new tech could pop up anywhere. What’s…

Accelerator

Seattle

Every Major Seattle Accelerator and Incubator, Listed

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

TechCo has compared accelerators to band camp in the past: You’re stuck in a location with a bunch of your peers whether you like them or not, work hard, play hard, and take snack breaks. And by the time it ends, you’ve built a lasting network…

Productivity

Top 7 Affordable Analytics Tools to Hack Your Startup’s Growth

By | May 26, 2017 at 9:15 am

In entrepreneurship, there’s no such thing as overnight success. You can plan every detail of your startup’s launch, but you can never fully prepare for unexpected roadblocks to growth. You can only embrace these ongoing challenges and accept them as stepping stones. Once upon…

Trends

4 Companies Using IBM Watson to Advance Artificial Intelligence Technology

By | May 1, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Thinking computers no longer belong in fiction. For the past few years, people have witnessed the AI revolution unfold – from virtual assistants that can sing you ‘happy birthday’ to AI-infused fitness coaches that provide you with real-time encouragement. With industry leaders like Amazon,…

Remote work

5 Tips to Help You Stay Ahead of Your Schedule

By | Apr 21, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Our schedule is an important resource that we can’t purchase, it often used ineffectively. Planning ahead the schedule of work is a great way for you to think about the goals you want to achieve daily, weekly, monthly or yearly. This puts you on…

Startups & Apps

Announcing Techstars Music 2017: This One Goes To 11

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

Last October, I announced the creation of Techstars Music, a new startup accelerator program created to invest in the broad ecosystem of music. We brought together major record labels (Warner Music Group and Sony Music), global artist management and live event companies (Q Prime…

Business

The Top 20 Highest Paying Jobs in the U.S., According to LinkedIn

By | Jan 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm

We all know that no one should pick a future career based entirely off of how much money they would make. Factors like personal strengths, skills, and passion for the work are far more important. That said, money sure is nice to have around….

CES

The Top 4 Startup Trends to Watch in 2017

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 3:30 pm

With CES right around the corner, the biggest tech trends for the year are about to be made known. Or at least, the trends that certain entrepreneurs wish were the biggest ones. As always with the startup community, it can be tough to cut through…

Tips & How To’s

6 Little-Known IFTTT Applets Your Company Should Try

By | Dec 7, 2016 at 11:20 am

I use IFTTT at least a dozen times a day. Of course, I’m never aware when exactly I’m using it, but that’s the point of the internet service: it’s designed to take a specific action automatically when triggered by another action. You can set it…

Tips & How To’s

The Next Facebook, Bars, and 4 Other Startup Ideas That Always Fail

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm

There are a lot of ideas that founders think are more unique than they actually are. And since these ideas aren’t that great, they tend to fail just in time for someone else to come up with something incredibly similar. As an aside: This is…

Startups & Apps

6 Apps Entrepreneurs Never Knew They Needed

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are always on the go. The most powerful tool you have is your smartphone: The apps available can make your day easier and provide you with the inspiration needed to make a successful business. And not just by helping you during your nine…

Startups & Apps

Seattle

The Top 10 Seattle Startups You Need to Know About

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm

It’s here: Seattle Startup Week runs from November 14 to 18, 2016, and features a host of the who’s who among those in the hottest tech hub in America (yes, I’m a biased Seattlite). Speakers and fireside chatters include Tracy Aiken, General Manager at Galvanize; Craig Husa,…

Startups & Apps

7 Car-Related Apps to Avoid Getting a Ticket

By | Oct 30, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Whether it’s a speeding ticket or a parking ticket, legal fines are nothing to scoff at. Although some will be more expensive than others, there are hidden costs, too. Thankfully, modern mobile computing has made it possible to avoid many types of traffic tickets out…