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How Snapchat Could Increase Team Production

By | Jul 31, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Being intentionally productive is something we all strive for, but often fail to achieve. After being disrupted with an email notification, an average person will need 23 minutes and 15 seconds to regain their focus again. Yet as an entrepreneur, you can rarely hide under…



Techstars Startup Weekend Turns 10

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Techstars Startup Weekend has reached a milestone and has a 10th birthday! On July 7th, 2007, the first Startup Weekend was held in Boulder, Colorado with 80 entrepreneurs. In 10 years, we’ve grown to: 13,837 organizers in 153 countries 4,531 Startup Weekend events 363,000+…

Startups & Apps


You Don’t Have to be Rich to Collect Art

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm

It’s a simple, but poignant statement from Kollecto‘s founder Tara Reed: “You don’t have to be rich to collect art.” She’s carried that philosophy with her since starting Kollecto up in Detroit as a way for people to buy art for their homes. It…


6 Remote Work Culture Lessons from Successful Startups

By | Aug 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm

I had been waiting for 30 minutes on my final bus transfer, in one maddening morning commute combo. Fidgeting my fingers, I would stress about how I could be pushing our company forward, or getting more sleep – but instead 3 to 4 hours a day were wasted…


16 Popular Business Apps to Boost Your Team’s Productivity

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Growing a business is hard, especially if you don’t have the right tools to scale your business. Luckily, there’s an app for that — Countless apps, in fact. But choosing the right apps for your business can be difficult. Here are 16 of the…

Tips & How To’s

What Startups Need to Know About Content Marketing

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 9:00 am

As the leader of a VC-backed startup, you’re on the clock to build a brand that wows customers and investors. But tackling branding, corporate communications, sales, lead generation and PR separately isn’t cheap or easy. You need one strategy that can drive all of…


Email: Is it Dead, Dying, or Still Alive?

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Clickbait article headlines have proclaimed the death of everything from the dusty paperback to social media giants. Email has been no exception to this trend for the last 5 years, but is there any truth in it now? After all, the meteoric rise of digital productivity…


How to Make Your Life a Little Less Hectic

By | Mar 4, 2014 at 2:55 pm

The word I hear most often from the people I work with is “overwhelmed.” People feel overwhelmed by the amount of stuff going on in their lives and the level of responsibilities laid on them. They get stressed out by having too many emails,…


3 Surprising Reasons Distributed Teams Work Better

By | Aug 26, 2013 at 3:00 pm

I’ve been shocked by something I’ve observed recently – most of the highest-performing teams that I know are distributed teams. Companies like 37signals, WooThemes, and Buffer are multimillion-dollar companies built by teams distributed around the world. As I studied those companies more closely, I…