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3D Printing

China

3D-Printed Skulls and Spines Could Be the Latest Health Tech Innovation

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 11:30 am

Last March marked a historic moment for health technology: Dr. Gaurav Gupta, assistant professor of neurosurgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, successfully implanted a plastic 3D-printed chunk of skull bone into patient Christopher Cahill. It’s far from the only 3D-printed bone replacement we’ve seen this…

Music

NYC

SoundCloud Closed the Funding It Needs to Stay Alive

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm

SoundCloud is the latest example of why nothing on the internet will last forever, and plenty of things won’t even last more than a few decades. The audio hosting company laid off forty percent of its staff last month, and has this week raised…

Apple

Cupertino

iPhone Rumors: What We Know (And What We Don’t)

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

You may or may not be aware, but Apple is teasing the release of another installment in its heralded iPhone series – iPhone 8. And, unlike the underwhelming ‘upgrade’ from the 6s to the 7, this one looks to be promising some truly revolutionary…

Data

Chicago

15 Ways Founders Use Big Data to Take Advantage of Artificial Intelligence

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 8:30 am

Data analysis options are constantly growing. Companies, especially those with strong e-commerce components, are developing dizzying amounts of raw data on user preferences, habits and locations. This information, paired with the growing field of artificial intelligence applications, means that companies can get very granular…

Ecommerce

How to Understand Fashiontech and the $2.4 Trillion Fashion Industry

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 9:20 am

Whenever an entire industry gets disrupted by 21st century technology, the tech gets a vague and all-encompassing title. We already saw “fintech” for the financial sector. Now, as the fashion world figures out how to handle new tech, we have fashiontech. So what does…

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Marketing

6 Strategies That Will Boost Your Marketing Return on Investment

By | Aug 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm

When you put money into your marketing department, you’re gambling on the hope that your campaign will produce a notable increase in traffic and sales. If it doesn’t, it’s a waste of money. The efficiency of your marketing return on investment is determined by…

Trends

5 Technology Trends That Will Impact the Growth of Startups

By | Aug 5, 2017 at 1:20 pm

Startups are entrepreneurial ventures that aim to develop new innovative products and services in the market. These businesses are generally small-scale partnership firms or companies that work fast to emerge as a successful business. Technology plays a vital role in these emerging business models….

Business

How to Succeed in An Over-Saturated Market

By | Aug 5, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The legendary copywriter, Gary Halbert, surprised viewers with a shock answer in an interview. The question was, “Say you were selling burgers; if you could have any advantage you wanted, what would it be?” Gary’s reply will go down in history, “A starving crowd!”…

Marketing & Social Media

How AI-Assisted Marketing Is Taking Over Customer Service

By | Aug 3, 2017 at 7:15 am

The rate of technological development occurring in the business world and the continued evolution of Artificial Intelligence in its processes makes one wonder what the future holds for entrepreneurs, and big businesses alike. Artificially intelligent robots are in the race against human marketers to…

Culture

How to Build an Organizational Culture in Your Startup

By | Jul 31, 2017 at 8:30 am

How do founders go from a couple of people toying with an idea, to managing a great team with values, a good rapport, and effective communication? They do it  by having what every startup founder in the world hopes for: strong culture. Recently, I set…

Reports & Rankings

10 Most Lucrative Non-Game Apps in the World, Ranked

By | Jul 27, 2017 at 1:30 pm

While most of the mobile apps you know and love are free, the business world is all about making money. Sure, some entrepreneurs are all about saving the world, but if you can’t secure your bottom line, the only thing you’re going to be…

Security

Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups in Q2 of 2017

By | Jul 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

With Black Hat in full swing and global cyber attacks making headlines more often than the Kardashians, the cybersecurity discussion is trending up in the business world and beyond. Large companies, small startups, and overly trusting individuals have been taken advantage of on a daily basis,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Work-Life Balance Is More Important Than Ever for the World’s Employees

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

The stereotype of an overworked businessman is so prevalent that it even invaded a horror movie I recently watched on Netflix (Called Train to Busan, I highly recommend it). While it takes the entire destruction of his country in a zombie apocalypse for the…

Trends

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Driving Innovation in 2017

By | Jul 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Artificial intelligence has been a mainstream science-fiction dream ever since the release of “2001: A Space Odyssey.” In 2017, the tech industry has proven that this technology isn’t a fantasy, but a concept that is driving modern innovation. Today, there are four revolutionary changes…

Business

Study: Your Company Doesn’t Need A Lot of Employees to Survive

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 11:30 am

As a startup, it’s hard not to look up to corporations. While sometimes they may seem a bit bland and overly focused on rules, they’re making money, they’re in the limelight, and they’ve attracted more customers than you can even imagine. But surviving the…

Video

Using Video in Your Business Is Crucial to Your Success

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 9:20 am

The only constant in the business world is change. Whether it’s marketing, sales, or graphic design, trends are perpetually in flux, making it difficult to be successful in the long run. Fortunately, staying educated and informed on the shifting paradigms of your industry is…

Funding

NYC

2017 Venture Activity Passed $21.78 Billion in Second Quarter

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Investors sunk $21.78 billion into a total of 1,958 venture-backed companies during the second quarter of this year, according to Pitchbook data. The dollar amounts are up from the previous quarter, while the number of investments held steady. VCs are making bigger bets, but they’re not…