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3 Steps to Avoiding Phishing Scams on Cyber Monday

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

Two out of every five U.S. consumers have fallen victim to an online phishing attack. Does that sound high? It’s probably because 91 percent of them are aware that fake websites or emails can be designed to trick them into thinking they’re the real…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Do You Check Your Phone Even While Watching TV? So Do 177.7 Million US Adults.

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The decline of the attention span often pops up right alongside “millennials are killing businesses” on the list of one-sided complaints about the modern age. But attention spans really are getting shorter. Is that bad? Depends on what people are shifting their attention towards….


Will Ferrell Can’t Put His Smartphone Down at the Dinner Table

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The dinner table used to be a place for amicable conversation, funny jokes, and, depending on who you invited to Thanksgiving dinner this year, heated political debates. However, since the inception of the smartphone, it has become harder and harder to engage with family…



How to Write Sales Emails That Actually Get Opened

By | Jul 11, 2017 at 8:30 am

Imagine yourself in a prospect’s office. You’re giving your pitch, trying to intrigue the prospect into learning more about you and your company. You’ve tried to build some rapport, presented compelling information, and turned it over to the prospect to respond. The only problem?…



Why Don’t Investors Fund More Emerging Market Startups?

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 8:30 am

When you consider that half of global venture capital goes to three U.S. metro areas (New York, Silicon Valley and Boston), and that only 10 percent of private capital investment goes to emerging market startups, it makes you wonder. Are there simply not enough…



San Francisco

What Are The Top Tech Hubs? 25 Cities Ranked

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 12:15 pm

The mission to become the “next Silicon Valley” has become a trite endeavor as every city outside of the San Francisco bay area has attempted to spur the connectivity, capital, talent, and success potential that it has to offer. Let’s not forget, Silicon Valley…


San Francisco

Top Highlights From Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report

By | Jun 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

Mary Meeker’s influential Internet Trends Report just dropped, which means that everyone’s digesting the latest news on the state of the internet. But the presentation is 355 slides long. What you need is a series of pre-chewed insights into the current and future trends…

HR and Recruiting

What’s New in the Software Development Industry in 2017

By | Apr 6, 2017 at 11:20 am

Software developing company Coding Sans has just released a 2017 report, the State of Software Development, in order to take a look at the trends, challenges and tactics that the modern software developer is facing today. Here’s a quick summation of key points from the report, which…


Uber Releases First-Ever Diversity Report

By | Mar 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Diversity has been an important topic of conversation in the world of tech, business, and general society and has generated a lot of progress as well as ample concern for how diversity is being addressed in the workplace. In the world of tech, we’ve seen…


Report: “Malvertising” Went Up 132 Percent Since Last Year

By | Jan 31, 2017 at 9:15 am

Digital threat management service RiskIQ released a report just hours ago: Turns out we saw a “sharp spike” in malvertising last year. The term refers to any form of advertising delivered with a disingenuous intent, from scams to phising pages to downloadable malware. Malvertising Went…


Survey: Americans Have Kinda Just Given Up on Cybersecurity

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Two results from the latest survey at the Pew Research Center paint a dismal picture of the typical Americans’ approach to cybersecurity. As it turns out, many U.S. citizens tend to distrust modern institutions’ claims to secure their data while at the same time…

Tips & How To’s

4 Secret Ingredients for Writing a Winning Business Case Study

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

So, you want to attract new customers and compel them to buy your products and services? But why would they spend their hard-earned money on them if they don’t understand their value and purpose? This is where business case studies come handy. Using case…


Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion Last Year, Has Peaked

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The cannabis industry appears to have hit peak growth already. Not that that’s a bad thing: It still pulled in a tidy billion dollars in industry investments. Here’s the lowdown on how well the cannabis industry is doing alongside how well it used to be…


Social Media Needs Shift with Digital Platform Expectations

By | Jul 1, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Social media, like the rest of tech, is constantly evolving to better fit user trends and market demand. But even as the market continues to change, the tools that already exist can remain useful to the shifting digital landscape. And when it comes to…


Instagram’s User Engagement Is on the Decline

By | Jul 1, 2016 at 11:10 am

Instagram, on the heels of their latest achievement, have had a decline of user engagement on the site. Research indicates that user photo sharing is on the decline, despite the app having surpassed over 500 million app users. Trends are indicating that there’s a…


Study: Social Media Both Helps and Hurts the Workplace

By | Jun 23, 2016 at 3:54 pm

Social media has impacted almost every facet of our daily lives. From getting our news and current events to improving mental health and interacting almost instantly with others, no matter the distance – social media has an important impact on how we view communication…

Women's issues

Why Aren’t Women-Led Startups Getting VC Funding?

By | Jun 1, 2016 at 2:30 pm

In the male-dominated venture capital industry, it can be hard for women to find the support that they need. But when ti comes to female entrepreneurs and VC funding, what is at the core of this support and how can the industry change it?…