Blink 182 just dropped new album, Independence Day is back in theaters, and everyone is playing Pokemon. While it may feel like we’ve gone back in time to the 90s, we’re actually in the midst of a millennial-fueled nostalgia trip. And when it comes to the resurgence of Pokemon, small businesses are capitalizing big time. Read More
Our friends at The Farm Soho in New York have been examining the coworking space at home and around the globe, keeping up to date with the currents of the shared workspace industry. While they've managed to uncover (and lead the way in championing) some fascinating work-style trends, including workplace flexibility and digital nomads, the company took some time to evaluate the top coworking spaces in Texas.   Read More
With the mercury rising and the ironic muscle shirts already lining store shelves, that can only mean one thing: summer is just about here. And, while fashionistas and runway groupies are busy discussing the latest fashion trends that will be gracing the streets of New York, Milan, and Paris over the next several weeks, developers, startups, marketers, and web designers are engrossed in slightly different in-things: the hottest web design trends for Summer 2016. Here are four web design trends that are expected to heat up in the coming weeks. Read More
  Attracting investors to your startup is no easy task. According to serial entrepreneur & Inc 500 CEO David S. Rose, several million startups are formed each year, while only about 1,500 startups get funded by venture capitalists in the US, and 50,000 by angel investors. Even getting a look far from guarantees any funding will come a startup's way: VCs typically review roughly 400 companies for every one in which they invest; that ratio drops to 40 for angels.   If your startup doesn't have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), you can just about forget catching the attention of any investor. But if your startup has created an MVP that is built around a solid concept and shows promise of growth, then your odds of getting funded just shot up. Read More
  “The Internet is an extremely important new technology,” wrote renowned business strategist and Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter in 2001. “Dot-coms, first and foremost, must pursue their own distinctive strategies… They will have to break away from competing solely on price and instead focus on product selection, product design, service, image, and other areas in which they can differentiate themselves.”   It appears that 14 years later, online businesses have heeded Porter’s advice by offering unique products and services as a way to successfully differentiate themselves from their brick-and-mortar competitors. Who would have thought that some of those unique offerings would include potatoes and glitter? Read More