Will.i.am’s Tech Startup Hires Phil Molyneux

For those of us born in the 90s and growing up in the early 2000’s, the name Will.i.am conjurs up images of of a small man in outrages costumes singing, dancing, and rapping along with his band, the Black Eyed Peas. Between his hats and sunglasses, no one would be at...
Updates: Net Neutrality

Updates: Net Neutrality

Internet activists around the world could count yesterday as a major victory after the top US telecommunications regulator approved a plan to govern broadband Internet like a public utility.  In the aftermath of a particularly intense lobbying battle, the FCC passed...
Teaching Kids to Code

Teaching Kids to Code

This post has been produced with Storify.[View the story “We Have to Teach Our Kids to Code.” on...
The Regulators

The Regulators

In case you haven’t been able to tell, I enjoy researching and understanding startup companies. The fusion of self determination, entrepreneurship, and fresh solutions to relevant issues is something that many, myself included, find magnetizing. While all companies...

The Bustle of Marketplace Startups

Whether it’s the increased connectivity the internet provides us, an increasing impatience amongst consumers, or a strong desire to do away with older business and industry models, there’s no denying- or stopping- the rise of marketplace startups. Like the best...

Cleaning Up Insurance

Ali Diab had a problem. After an emergency, life-saving medical procedure, he was slapped with an absolutely insane medical bill before learning that his insurance provider would not cover it. Before you jump to any conclusions, Diab was financially well-off, and so...

The Most Important Piece in the Startup Picture

What do you believe to be the most important factor in a startup? The vision? The leadership? The investors? The product itself? Maybe it’s none of these things. Writing for TechCrunch, Ron Miller argues that the most important part of a startup is none of these...
Urban Compass

Urban Compass

Are you familiar with the frustrating home hunting experience that Craigslist is so well known to provide? A simple search for apartments in a major city is sure to yield several results that are far from desirable: spam posts, duplicates, listings that are obviously...
Acorns: Investing in the Smartphone Era

Acorns: Investing in the Smartphone Era

Let’s be honest, investing your money can be an insanely daunting task for the newcomer. And no, I’m not talking about investments like buying a house, car, or even a shiny new Apple product. For the moment, “investment” will be referring to investments in the stock...