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Opinion/Analysis

The Uberification of Startups

By | Nov 12, 2015 at 11:08 am

Despite logistical headaches and concern about how exactly their drivers are contracted, Uber has been and will likely to continue to be the disruptive innovator of the 2010s. Although most people think of the company as a taxi alternative, Uber maintains that it is…

Sharing Economy

Shyp Explains Why It’s Ditching Freelancers

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

As Uber and other Silicon Valley startups come under legal pressure for employing an army of fulltime freelancers, a well-funded new startup has decided to completely switch its workforce to staffed employees with full benefits (“W2” workers). Shyp, a hot new startup that recently…

Culture

10 Women-Friendly Tech Startups

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 11:00 am

Ten startups released numbers showing how women-friendly they are, as part of the launch of San Francisco startup Doxa. We’re talking pay gaps, percentage of women at the company (and in tech and leadership), maternity leave, and who gets promoted. Kiva, for example, boasts…

Reports & Rankings

The 5 Hottest Series A Startups of 2014

By | Jun 2, 2015 at 8:00 am

New York City startup ClassPass was ranked #1 on Mattermark’s list of the fastest-growing Series A startups of 2014 – so their $40 million Series B round this January shouldn’t have surprised anyone. ClassPass, whose total funding is now over $54 million, was founded…

Lifestyle

The Ultimate Tech Guide for Planning Your Wedding

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

Your wedding day should be one of the most special occasions in your adult life. All the planning leading to that special day can be a little bit stressful: deadlines, family drama, and unresponsive vendors. We’ve created a list of apps and websites to…

Business

Miami

Mobile Shipping Service Shyp To Launch In Miami

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 6:00 pm

When was the last time you were in a post office, trying to figure out how to ship that big box at an affordable yet reliable price? If it’s been a while, lucky you because it’s a hassle. Between finding the right service, the…