Tech.Co Top Stories: Top IT Skills You Need, Top 20 Chicago Startup Founders Under 30

July 5, 2015

8:00 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and equally as many things to do. You had people to meet, places to be, and tacos to eat. No worries, though, because we’ve curated this week’s top 10(ish) posts as determined by the Tech.Co editorial team in the Tech.Co Top Stories of the week.

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Here are this week’s Tech.CoTop Stories:

    1. 5 IT Skills You’ll Need as the Internet of Things Becomes a Reality: The Internet of Things will inevitably be a part of our everyday lives; make sure you’ve got the right set of IT skills to survive.
    2. 1o Women-Friendly Tech Startups: Here are some startups with numbers showing that not all startups have to be dominated by men.
    3. The 10 Worst Kinds of Software Developers: These are the absolute worst kinds of software developers that you need to avoid.
    4. Top 20 Chicago Startup Founders Under 30: The Chicago startup scene is accelerating, and that’s thanks in part to these 20 Chicago startup founders under 30.
    5. Peter Thiel’s Key Advice for Entrepreneurs and Investors (in 2 Quotes): Spoiler: buzzwords can be a bad sign.
    6. Which Country is the Happiest in the World?: The United States managed to make the list!
    7. Remote Interview is Changing How IT Employees Get Hired: The RemoteInterview platform is making it easier to interview potential IT hires.
    8. Redesign in Apple TV is Essential for Its Marketing Strategy: Do you agree with this contributor in his belief that Apple hasn’t done a very good job marketing the Apple TV?
    9. Top 15 Most Entrepreneurial Countries in the World: None of today’s developed countries make the list.
    10. On-Demand Delivery Service Postmates Raises $80M in Series C: This puts that company’s valuation at $400 million.
    11. Politics of Business “Trumped” by Macy’s Boycott: Macy’s is just one of many companies that have cut ties with Donald Trump.
    12. Smarthome Estimate Offers All-in-One Home Automation: The tool helps to determine the costs associated with automating your home.

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Ronald Barba was the previous managing editor of Tech.Co. His primary story interests include industry trends, consumer-facing apps/products, the startup lifestyle, business ethics, diversity in tech, and what-is-this-bullsh*t things. Aside from writing about startups and entrepreneurship, Ronald is interested in 'Doctor Who', Murakami, 'The Mindy Project', and fried chicken. He is currently based in New York because he mistakenly studied philosophy in college and is now a "writer". Tweet @RonaldPBarba.

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