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Men Start More But Their Businesses Have the Same Survival Rate as Those Founded by Women

The gender pay gap has long been a problem in the workplace, and it continues to this day in 2019. Women entrepreneurs have overcome this disparity by opening their own business to control their destiny. But a report released by the JPMorgan Chase Institute has revealed there are also noticeable gaps when it comes to the revenue between men and women-owned small businesses. According to the “Gender, Age, and Small Business Financial Outcomes” report, the revenue of women-owned businesses was 34...
Tags: US, Sales, Startup, DepositPhotos, JPMorgan Chase Institute, Small Business Financial Outcomes, Chase Business Banking


SXSW Startups: Electristructure

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 22, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Transportation and Delivery, which will pitch at 9:30 am Saturday, March 9, Electristructure is an infrastructure developer for electric charging stations for pub...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Startup, Creativity, Cng, Sxsw, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, GOTEBORG Sweden, Electric-vehicles, Austin Startups, Cyndx Winners, USA Electristructure, Goteburg, Electristructure


8 Things I Learned Starting a Cannabis Business as a Filipina Woman

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Tags: Business, Startup, Reader Submission, Starting A Business, Women Entrepreneurs, Marijuana Business, Cannabis Business


SXSW Startups: BehaviorMe

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 21, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Augmented and Virtual Reality, which will pitch at 3:30 pm Saturday, March 9, BehaviorMe has created a SaaS that enables therapists to increase the independence o...
Tags: Startups, Startup, Autism, Miami, Annie, Aba, Chris, Sxsw, Andy, Andrea, Gainesville, Immersive, Gainesville Florida, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups


Notley Invests in DivInc Accelerator for Women and People of Color

Austin—DivInc, a nonprofit business accelerator for women and people of color, has received a philanthropic investment from Notley Ventures to expand its accelerator program.DivInc also announced a partnership with Notley that will let the accelerator use services that Notley offers organizations it works with, including finance, operations, marketing, and fundraising. DivInc plans to move into Relay Coworking, which is at Notley’s Center for Social Innovation, a real estate development for non...
Tags: Startups, Accelerator, Real Estate, Texas, Technology, Trends, Startup, Tech, Investment, Austin, People Of Color, Startup Accelerator, Minorities, Dan Graham, Minority, Notley


How to Deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder in Your Small Business

Do you feel happier in spring and summer times? For most people the answer is probably a definite yes. Asking that question in the middle of winter might be a bit harsh, but there is a good reason for it. According to a new infographic created by NowSourcing, and presented by BestHealthDegrees.com, the winter blues are very much real and Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD can really put a damper on your winter. The data in the infographic says for 1 in 4 American workers, January is their least...
Tags: US, Sales, Startup, Mayo Clinic, BestHealthDegrees


SXSW Startups: Geospiza

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 21, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in the Enterprise and Smart Data category, which will pitch at 12:30 pm Saturday, March 9, Geospiza uses big data analytics to save lives in disaster. They automate ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Startup, Data, Denver, TechStars, Foundry Group, Sxsw, Jose Andres, Mazie Hirono, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Eli Pariser, Techstars Boulder, Austin Startups, Geospiza


The answer to Skynet? A democratically controlled supermind

A.I. technology is often developed within the proprietary silos of big tech companies. What if there was an open, decentralized hub for A.I. developers to share their creations? Enter SingularityNET.The many A.I.s in the network could compete with each other to provide services for users but they could also cooperate, giving way to an emergent-level mind: artificial general intelligence.SingularityNET is powered by blockchain technology, meaning whatever 'digital organism' emerges will not be ow...
Tags: Technology, Democracy, Future, Startup, Intelligence, Computers, Artificial Intelligence, Brain, Innovation, Skynet, Ai, Mind, Blockchain


Improving Your Business Emails Doesn’t Have to be Hard, Follow These 4 Tips

Love it or hate it, email isn’t going anywhere — especially not at work. Businesses continue to rely on email, which remains the most popular form of workplace communication, according to a study by of how workers use, check, and feel about work email. The results offer has some insights that can help entrepreneurs use email more effectively. Here’s what the study uncovered and how it can improve your company’s internal email communications. Generational Differences You might expect younger...
Tags: Adobe, Sales, Startup, Set Expectations for Email Communications


SXSW Startups: ObjectBox

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 20, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Hyper-Connected Communities, which will pitch at 5 pm Saturday, March 9, ObjectBox enables Edge Computing in IoT and Mobile with the fastest Edge Database: smalle...
Tags: Startups, Startup, Data, Munich, Sxsw, Munich Germany, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, Internet-of-things, Europe What, Cyndx Winners, Edge-computing, ObjectBox, Alyssa Coke COO


Only 1 in 10 Federal Employees Turn to Side Business During Government Shutdown

The last government shutdown showed how vulnerable we all can be when the paychecks we rely on to survive suddenly stop. For the hundreds of thousands of federal workers who didn’t have a paycheck during the shutdown, it meant finding an alternative source of income until it opened. Government Shutdown Side Hustles A survey of 500 federal government workers carried out by OnePoll on behalf of GoDaddy revealed 1 in 10 federal employees turned to a side business/hustle to make ends meet. The su...
Tags: Sales, Godaddy, Startup, Schneider, DepositPhotos, OnePoll, Melissa Schneider


March 11: SXSW Innovation Awards

The German marching band Meute performing at the 2018 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards The Forrest Four-Cast: Feb 19, 2019 50 of the world’s top startups will be showcased at SXSW Pitch 2019. Read interviews with many of these young companies via this Medium page. Another great spot to find emerging talent is the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards presented by KPMG on the evening of Monday, March 11 at the Austin Convention Center. For more information on this fun-filled ceremony (as well a...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Hbo, UK, Texas, Awards, America, Social Media, Startup, Nasa, Chicago, Creativity, Hawaii, Innovation, Kpmg, Sarah Silverman


GenCure Plans Adult Stem Cell Lab at San Antonio “Innovation Center”

San Antonio—GenCure, a subsidiary of life sciences nonprofit BioBridge Global, expects to open a biomanufacturing laboratory this year at a new “innovation center” that’s being developed by VelocityTX in San Antonio.GenCure is a regenerative medicine-focused organization that accepts and stores bone marrow and umbilical cord blood, which it uses to produce adult stem cells for research. BioBridge plans to lease 21,000 square feet of space for GenCure at the new four-acre VelocityTX complex, whi...
Tags: Energy, Startups, Accelerator, Texas, Science, Technology, Funding, Entrepreneur, Trends, Startup, Tech, Tax, Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Incubator, Innovation


SXSW Startups: CargoX

Stefan Kuman, CEO of CargoX The Forrest Four-Cast: February 19, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Transportation and Delivery, which will pitch at 9:30 am Saturday, March 9, CargoX is reshaping the future of global trade with the w...
Tags: Startups, Startup, Shipping, Bill, Ethereum, Ljubljana, Blockchain, Sxsw, Ljubljana Slovenia, Hugh Forrest, IGP, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, University of Ljubljana, Bill of Lading, IRU


12 Ways to Streamline Communications With SaaS Vendors

Communicating with SaaS vendors is important: Without sharing information or getting updates, you’re far less likely to get the most out of using their services. However, too often time is lost when interacting with these vendors. All that’s truly necessary in communication is to obtain good information and the service — without being drowned in extra information. So how can you find the right balance? To find out, we asked entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council the following: “What is t...
Tags: Sales, Startup, Thomas Smale, John Turner, Andrew Schrage, Blair Thomas, Rahul Varshneya Arkenea, Chris Christoff, Josh Harcus, Bryce Welker, Jared Atchison, Nicholas Haase


SXSW Startups: Tankee

Tankee CEO Gerald Youngblood with his son. The Forrest Four-Cast: February 18, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Entertainment and Content, which pitches at 3:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Tankee helps parents protect their kids from ina...
Tags: Videos, Startups, Facebook, Texas, Parenting, Startup, Austin, Michelle Obama, Dallas, Mario Kart, William Blake, Sxsw, Newsweek, Claude Monet, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin


Leadership Lessons From Beth Comstock for Businesses of All Sizes

Sponsored Post I recently had the good fortune to interview Beth Comstock, a former GE executive, for Salesforce’s Leading Edge series. She’s an inspirational leader, the best-selling author of Imagine It Forward, and a true #girlboss! Although Beth spent much of her career at one of the world’s largest and best known companies, her advice is relevant to leaders of businesses of all sizes. Here are a few of the things I learned from Beth about how to be a great leader in today’s rapidly changin...
Tags: Sponsored, Ge, Digital, Sales, Startup, Salesforce, Beth, Beth Comstock


SXSW Startups: VOLO

Volo co-founders Nicola Donadini, Melissa Mitchell and Lotis Bautista The Forrest Four-Cast: February 18, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Social and Culture, which will pitch at 11 am Saturday, March 9, VOLO is transforming caree...
Tags: Startups, London, Careers, Startup, Volunteering, Central London, Edtech, Sxsw, Co, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Volo, Austin Startups, SXSW Startups, Cyndx Winners, Nicola Donadini Melissa Mitchell


4 Insurance Plans Every Small Business Should Carry

Today’s business owners face an ever-evolving set of challenges. Those challenges could lead you to seek out additional insurance policies so you’re covered in case those issues impact your bottom line. Traditional business insurance policies only cover the basics like basic liability and property damage due to theft or certain natural disasters. However, you may want to evaluate the other risks that your business faces so you can be sure you’re covered. Especially in today’s changing business ...
Tags: Sales, Startup, Towell, Employment Practices Liability Insurance EPLI, EPLI, Pan American Insurance Services, Small Business Insurance Plans Here, Rebecca Towell


How Courage Can Save Your Small Business

Courage. It’s a word that is thrown around a lot with entrepreneurs. For example, people remark that “you got to have courage to start a business.” Or “You got to have courage to say what your company stands for?” But when it comes to small business, what really is courage and what does it take to use it effectively in your company? On this week’s radio show, Ryan Berman who is the author of Return on Courage believes that courage can be scary and very scarce in business. However, once you and ...
Tags: Sales, Startup, Ryan, Dale Carnegie, Ryan Berman


SXSW Startups: Learn2Play

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 17, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Sports and Performance Data, which will pitch at 12:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Learn2Play is an international eSports EdTech company offering gamers a platform to im...
Tags: Startups, Learning, Singapore, Startup, Cyprus, Ai, Hayao Miyazaki, Sxsw, Dota, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, Cyndx Winners, Esport, Max Dreval, Limassol Cyprus


Scientists are creating music to unlock your brain’s potential

Instead of prescribing medications to kids with ADD or ADHD, Clark and his team at Brain.fm are looking to music as another option for treatment. Through a grant from the National Science Foundation, the company is developing music that features "neural-phase locking" — a combination of different principles that create specific characteristics in the brain, such as increased concentration or relaxation. As long as they're listening to the music, the neural phase-locking aspect of Brain.fm's tun...
Tags: Health, Productivity, Technology, Startup, Neuroscience, Brain, Medical Research, Innovation, Mind, National Science Foundation, Clark, Dan Clark


VentureAsk: Ask your queries with credible answers.

We are in this together… At Venturewoods there is a new page VentureAsk to bring your queries and help experts in the community address real problems. The idea behind this emerged from the consistent urge of fellow colleagues, entrepreneurs, startup enthusiasts on trying to solve problems in their startup journey or their road to start-up. Many times, such questions were common and could benefit from experience or insights from experts. Everyone in the community is welcomed with any qu...
Tags: General, Entrepreneurship, Trends, Startup, Venture Capital, Community building, Ecosystem, Ventureask, Venturewoods


SXSW Startups: FC Football League

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 16, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Sports and Performance Data, which will pitch at 12:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Fan Controlled Football League is reimagining sports for the digital age: taking the p...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Football, Los Angeles, Startup, Paris, Fans, Marshawn Lynch, Kobe Bryant, Richard Sherman, Richard, Kurt Cobain, Sxsw, Royce, Kurt, Kobe


Twitter Link Roundup #357 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

Cabin fever is a phenomenon known to any of us who have suffered through cold, unreasonably long winters. While the specifics may vary from person to person, cabin fever generally encompasses feelings of boredom, irritability, restlessness, and the vague impulse to set fire to the walls. Feeling stressed out because of a marathon of mandatory stay-at-home days is common, even for people living in routinely cold places – we’re looking at you, Winnipeg. The restrictions imposed on lifestyle, rout...
Tags: Twitter, Design, Leadership, Small Business, Inspiration, Marketing, Sales, Entrepreneur, Startup, Atlantic, Jason, Ross, Branding, Winnipeg, Twitter link roundups, Mark Ritson


5 Ultimate SEO Tips to Maximize Your Startup’s Visibility

The digital world is suitable for every kind of business because creative young guns are emerging from everywhere with startup ideas to succeed and build their audience. By Jaykishan Panchal With over 100 million startups opening each year, it is becoming critical for new businesses to improve their online visibility and stand out among their competitors. In the digital era, the basic rule for business success is to effectively use SEO to engage customers, establish your brand, and drive profita...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, Seo, Startup, StumbleUpon, Right Now, Content Marketing Institute, Google Analytics Google, Instagram Facebook YouTube, E2M Solutions Inc, Jaykishan Panchal, Google My Business Yelp for Business Owners Bing, Statista StumbleUpon, Entrepreneurs Start Ups and Technology Geeks SEO


Finding True Love Can Be Ruff, But This Startup Could Have Your Match

Too many people treat pet adoption like a one-night stand.“You look at a dog, and see his eyes, and think he’s cute,” says Tama Lundquist, co-president of Houston PetSet, an organization that works with about 70 animal shelters in the Houston area. “But if you’re a couch potato and he likes to run, that’s not going to work out.”Each year, about 3.3 million of these failed hook-ups result in a dog being surrendered to a shelter nationally, the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animal...
Tags: Apps, New York, Texas, Cats, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Funding, Trends, Startup, Tech, Investment, Analytics, People, Vc, Software


VelocityTX Lands City Grant for “Innovation Center” Redevelopment

San Antonio — VelocityTX is getting a $750,000 grant and another tax incentive from the City of San Antonio for its redevelopment of a large industrial space that VelocityTX plans to turn into a three-building “innovation center” for tech, life sciences, and other businesses.VelocityTX, which is the innovation arm of nonprofit business development organization Texas Research and Technology Foundation, is rebuilding the complex in four phases over the course of 10 years, and says it plans to spe...
Tags: Energy, Startups, Accelerator, Texas, Science, Technology, Funding, Entrepreneur, Trends, Startup, Tech, Tax, Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Incubator, Innovation


SXSW Startups: Hendrix.ai

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 14, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Artificial Intelligence, which pitches at 11 am Sunday, March 10, Testfire Labs is an award-winning software company that uses machine learning and artificial int...
Tags: Startups, US, Startup, Data, Canada, Robots, Alberta, Edmonton, Sxsw, Hendrix, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, Artificial-intelligence, Cyndx Winners, Testfire Labs


3 Rules to Help Your Retail Business Provide the New Products Customers Demand

Blame it on Amazon, on the constant stream of social media feeds, or on sheer boredom, but shoppers today increasingly crave new merchandise from retailers. According to , a new study from Publicis.Sapient and Salesforce based on data from half a billion shoppers worldwide, 69% of shoppers expect to see new products every time they enter a store . Here’s what the study uncovered and how your retail store or ecommerce website can keep up with shoppers’ insatiable thirst for the new. Offering N...
Tags: Amazon, Sales, Startup, DepositPhotos, Publicis Sapient