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Coding

Here’s How To Become A Professional Coder On Your Own Time

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 6:30 am

Coding is a broad term, an ever-developing conglomeration of processes involving designing, scripting, testing, debugging/troubleshooting, maintaining the source code of computer programs, and a litany of other steps. With dozens of tools and techniques available to coders, it can be difficult to figure where…

Hardware

Las Vegas

This Startup Makes IoT Prototyping Easy

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Daniel Price and Daniel DeLaveaga made an offbeat pitch to the first employees of Breadware, the young company whose IoT prototyping kits began catching on this summer. The company didn’t offer great salaries to those early employees, but they could have free room and…

Business

Denver

SaaS Companies Need to Eventually Consider An Enterprise Approach

By | Aug 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm

When you’re just starting out as a SaaS company, every little thing you do matters. You’ll pursue deals that you wouldn’t even consider a few years down the line, and you’ll do absolutely everything you can to cater to the few customers you have….

Inspiration

Austin

How This Man Saved His Family By Learning to Code

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm

There came a time when piecing together gigs as a musician and freelance photographer wasn’t cutting it anymore for Tosin Awofeso. He needed something he could count on, more of a steady paycheck so that he could take care of his partner Sophia and…

HR and Recruiting

San Francisco

How to Build an In-House Data Science Team From Scratch

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Technology tends to favor teams that have a firm grasp on data and analytics, and you can create one from scratch. At a recent tech conference I noticed two very clear patterns. First, the virtual/augmented reality economy is going to be as big as…

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Entrepreneur

How Do Your Startup Churn Rates Measure Up to the Industry Standard?

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 10:50 am

Data insecurity can be a real problem in the startup world. If you’re a new entrepreneur, nothing is very clear. Is your growth rate good or bad? How fast should you spend that funding you worked so hard to raise? When do you need…

Healthy Entrepreneur

New York

Recess Labs Is Reinventing Time Away With Structured Sabbaticals

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

What if the best way to advance your career is to take some structured time off?  Welcome to the rise of the early-career gap year. The idea of taking a sabbatical to pursue personal and professional priorities on your own time is gaining steam….

Dev & Design

Boulder

3 Archetypes Found in Software Engineers

By | Jun 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A colleague of mine recently shared a metaphor with me about two software engineer archetypes, “The Conjurer” and “The Scribe” The Scribe The Scribe is diligent and methodical; her code is clean and organized; she can describe each line’s purpose with perfect clarity; she…

Funding

DC

Edtech Company EVERFI Raised $190 Million Led by Bono’s The Rise Fund and TPG Growth

By | Apr 26, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Edtech company EVERFI, the leading provider of subscription-based digital learning to K-12 schools, universities, corporations, sports leagues, and non-profits, announced they have raised $190 million to advance their vision for education innovation. The Rise Fund and TPG Growth invested $150 million, with Main Street Advisors and…

Ecosystems

Phoenix

3 Lessons for Startups Trying to Solve an Industry Problem

By | Apr 6, 2017 at 10:30 am

When diving into a city’s ecosystem, a common question is where are all the startups? Sure you can ask around, but to have one central place where the community can turn to is not something ecosystems tend to have available. Having a hub where anyone…

Startups & Apps

London

50 London-Based Startups You Need to Watch in 2017

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Across the pond, London’s tech scene, also known as the Silicon Roundabout, is bursting at the seams with startup activity. Among the buzzing streets of London lives Tech City UK, an accelerator aimed at fueling digital entrepreneurs to image, start, and grow digital enterprises and…

Communication

7 Communication SaaS Products Every Business Should Consider Using

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) with cloud technology are starting to become a norm. Angel List reports 11,325 SaaS startups with an average value of $4.3 million. These tools can help you grow both internally and externally, especially when it comes to communication. We asked seven entrepreneurs…

Marketing

4 Customer Retention Strategies For SaaS Companies

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Losing great customers is painful. It’s even more painful when they’ve entrusted your business with their money first and then suddenly decided to leave. High churn rates negatively affect your business. But have you considered the exact numbers? A study conducted by CMO council suggests…

Jobs

9 Best SaaS Products for Tracking Billable Hours

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 9:15 am

A new project can create a lot of stress. From dealing with market need to hiring employees, there’s a lot to consider before taking the leap. But one thing is for sure: the last thing you want to worry about on a new project…

Startups & Apps

VIPOLE Reveals Powerful Admin Tools for Business

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 12:50 pm

It is becoming clear that businesses are looking at cloud computing as a trustworthy medium to operate in and store their information. However, security is still a major concern, and one of the main reasons why companies will still avoid moving to the cloud….

Infographics / Images

The Essentials of Cloud Computing and Why You Should Care [Infographic]

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm

We hear about it all the time – “the cloud” –  but how many of us actually know what they are talking about when it’s referenced? The truth is, the cloud is all around us and more than anything, it’s just the way data…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tools for Boosting SaaS Sales

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 10:20 am

SaaS companies have the best and the worst of B2B sales worlds. First, SaaS is unique because it is not a traditional software product that must be installed on the other end, typing up clients’ networks and systems. This is attractive and certainly a…