It wouldn’t be too untoward to say that we talk a lot about Kickstarter projects. The crowdfunding site has featured […]
Y Combinator Takes Their Stanford Startup Class Online For Entrepreneurs
For some, the road to developing their startup is a natural one. Some entrepreneurs are born to manage the resources, […]
Impraise Tries To Change The Performance Reviews Game With Continuous Co-Worker Feedback
The story of New York-based startup Impraise begins at the end–at the end of performance reviews, that is. “The annual […]
With Video Replies From Celebs & Influencers, Whale Wants To Be ‘Quora for the Snapchat Generation’
Reddit AMAs (Ask Me Anything), Quora Sessions, Product Hunt Live, Twitter Q&A—the list goes on. There are a number of […]
Jopwell Helps Minorities Land Tech Jobs, And Magic Johnson Loves Them
It’s an established fact that the tech industry has a significant diversity problem. In 2014, the combined US workforces of […]
Simbi Network Back to Barter Letting You Exchange Skills for Services
Either it’s been the theme of many Throwback Thursdays running, or the barter system is actually making a comeback. Whatever […]
SIRUM’s Award-Winning Medicine-Matching Service Shows the Nonprofit Way to Startup Success
Kiah Williams has gotten used to the limelight in the past year – or at least she should have, given […]
Artificial Intelligence Will Now Be Doing Legal Research for Law Firms
It used to be that the term ‘artificial intelligence’ evoked images of anthropomorphic robots. The field of study has helped […]
2 Startups Helping Us Fight Parking Tickets & Traffic Tickets
Anyone who has seen the show Parking Wars knows that getting a parking ticket or traffic ticket (or worse, getting booted) […]
You Still Have Time to Pitch Y Combinator on Snapchat for $20,000
Snapchat has come a long way since its origins as an app for the saucy and surreptitious. There may be no […]
Chicago Foodie Startup Scene Betting Big On Tech & Green
Some cities were built on rock ‘n roll. Chicago was built on industry, and the startup scene, particularly the foodie […]
3 Startups To Help You Build Your Art Collection
Art is something which is easy to admire, but can be extremely hard to obtain. Well, the good stuff anyway. […]
Startup Funding At 4 Year Low, Who Might Break the Trend?
With a 12% YOY drop in the number of startup funding deals in Q1, the questions is, are there any startups poised to challenge the trend? We look at the current classes of the leading accelerators/incubators and draw some lessons for the entrepreneur looking for the next big business idea.
Life Complete: This Smart Grill Always Cooks Steak Perfectly
I recently had a grill mishap. No, I didn’t accidentally blow my face off, or anything terrible like that. But […]
Y Combinator Boom’s Supersonic Passenger Plane Is Insane
Boom’s supersonic plane will be capable of Mach 2.2 speeds (~1,451 mph), which means they’ll travel at more than double the speed of sound. And with 25 planes optioned, 10 of them by Virgin Group, and an upcoming graduation from Y Combinator, they are set to take off soon.
Incubation Frustration: 4 Reasons Accelerators Can Lead To Stalls
Getting into an incubator or accelerator program is the dream of many tech startup founders, but the model isn’t perfect, and can sometimes lead to company failures rather than growth. Consider these four potential shortfalls of the incubator model before hitting the accelerator.
Triplebyte and Their Brilliant Interview Strategy
Can we all just agree that job interviews are the worst? It begins with the resume, where you’re supposed to […]