If you’re like most nine-to-fivers, even the smallest annoyance during the day can cause you frustration that extends beyond the confines of your cubical. Forgotten forks, tangled cables, and broken keyboards can ruin your entire day. Fortunately, there are tricks that can make those occurrences less frequent and your day more manageable.    Here are 17 incredible life hacks that you can use at the office right now. Read More
  VCs suck.   At least that’s what Fred Wilson, well-known venture capitalist and Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures, stated last year. On his experience investing with corporate VC firms, Wilson made his feelings clear: “I am never, ever, ever, ever, ever going to do that again.” Why not? “They suck. They’re not interested in the company’s success or the entrepreneur’s success.”   Wilson later apologized for the remarks, clarifying that passive corporate VCs are A-Okay in his books.   The problem is that too few corporate VCs are passive. Read More
Typical measures used for ranking colleges include acceptance rate, return on investment, post-graduation salary, and professor-to-student ratio. But as of late, a college’s ability to churn out startups has grown in importance, with many aspiring entrepreneurs using such information when choosing which college to attend.   From the campus that saw the early days of Facebook to the school where Snapchat was inaugurated, here are our top seven best colleges for churning out startups in America. Read More
  Monthly subscription boxes are all the rage this year, with packages for dog owners, fitness enthusiasts, artists, and makeup lovers arriving on the doorsteps of subscribers each month. Carnivore Club, for instance, shipped 1,500 boxes last December to meat lovers around the world.   If you’re a self-proclaimed geek or gamer, there are a few companies that will satisfy your hankering for Nintendo tees, Star Wars figurines, and everything geeky in between. Read More
  The sharing economy is alive and well in the great state of Texas, as evidenced by the success of car2go in Austin and the spread of Airbnb in Houston. One of the exciting models to come out of the collaborative consumption trend is coworking spaces. Coworking is a style of work that involves a shared working environment. With demand for coworking spaces growing, coworking hosting businesses are springing up all over the country, including here at home in Dallas. Read More