Carlos Garcia

51 Added | 11 Magazines | 78 Likes | 3 Following | 3 Followers | @CarlosGarci3tuh | Keep up with Carlos Garcia on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Carlos Garcia”

Yes, You Should Hire Freelancers (and Treat Them Like Gold)

Someone hold me back. I’ve seen enough “best places to work” lists to last me a lifetime, but I have yet to see a single award for “best places to …

Content Marketing

5 Key Elements for an Effective B2C Mobile Marketing Strategy

The growth of mobile has been astronomical in recent years, and subsequently, brands need to focus on a mobile first mentality--perhaps more than ever. The majority of users, across all industries, tend to use mobile devices as their "go-to," primary device for searches, purchases, and social media.<p>…

Marketing

10 Success lessons from Evan Spiegel – “Snapchat Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 16<p>If Silicon Valley had a bad boy icon, it would be Evan Spiegel. The CEO and co-founder of Snapchat shot to the …

Recommendation Engines: How Amazon and Netflix Are Winning the Personalization Battle

Recommendation Engines: How Amazon and Netflix Are Winning the Personalization Battle<p>Former Contributor<p>Connect with Author<p>At MTA, she fashions all …

China’s IoT market to top 1B connections by 2020 - Mobile World Live

<b>LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2016:</b> China’s machine-to-machine (M2M) market will reach one billion connections by 2020, with the …

Data is Currency, Invest Wisely

Today enterprises accumulate data at ever-rising volumes and ever-rising velocities. Whether you’re talking about data from corporate systems, the …

These three companies will dominate the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly expanding, which means the space is becoming increasingly competitive.<p>Companies are racing to establish themselves as the go-to names in this market before the IoT truly explodes, and three companies in particular will have a significant advantage in becoming …

Internet of Things

How Chatbots And Deep Learning Will Change The Future Of Organizations

Don’t let the fun, casual name mislead you. Chatbots—software that you can “chat with”—have serious implications for the business world. Though many businesses have already considered their use for customer service purposes, a chatbot’s internal applications could be invaluable on a larger scale. …

Chatbots

Live Stream The Future of Social Media

Major social networks have been adding live streaming functionalities to drive revenue and strengthen their hold on social media users.<p>You may have …

10 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Self-confidence

Language scientist observe how new grammar integrates in the brain

Learning a new language is a difficult task. It requires skills for memorizing new words, learning how to put those words together in a grammatical …

Language Learning

Learning From Failure Is What Makes Entrepreneurs Better Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As I have matured, failure has become my creative ally for developing a leadership perspective that emphasizes learning from mistakes and poor performance instead of defending them. For entrepreneurs, the key to success is how quickly we …

Leadership

Top 10 learning theory books

<b>Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training.</b><p>Finding relevant research and studies has become easier, but relating them to …

Learning

Conquer machine learning with this 10-course bundle (94% off)

The future is here, with self-driving cars, speech-recognition technology and smart homes rapidly on the rise. These technological leaps are made through Machine Learning (ML), a field of study exploring the techniques used to give computers the ability to learn without being explicitly …

Uber just made its express delivery service open to all developers

UberRush's API is officially out of private beta<p>UberRush, the ride-hail company's express delivery service, is now publicly available to any business that wants to integrate the service's API (application program interface) in their digital products. Last January, Uber announced it would offer …

Uber opens RUSH API to everyone

Uber has today announced the public launch of its UberRUSH API, letting any developer offer delivery of their products through Uber.<p>UberRush launched back in October of 2015, offering same-day delivery of items through the app. It was a basic courier service, with deliveries via both Uber cars and …

San Francisco

​Low code development is coming: Welcome to the future

Cloud components. Software as infrastructure. Silicon Valley's enterprise software companies are changing the way we think about and build …

API 101: How APIs Are Improving Business

Just as the Internet had a revolutionary impact on our day-to-day culture starting back in the mid-1990’s, APIs are fueling every single piece of …

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

List-Worthy

Using Facebook to transfer money? That could be a reality sooner than you think

Bank customers could soon be able to send money transfers using social media usernames following a trial in Singapore early next year.<p>The service will allow users of 20 banks to wire money to payees who have linked their public internet profiles with their bank accounts, by selecting their Facebook …

Social Media

Which Industries Attract The Most Venture Capital? [Infographic]

Down through the years, U.S. venture capital financing has resulted in some major successes, including the likes of Intel, Google and Twitter. VC investment is heavily concentrated across several industrial sectors, according to a recent report from Martin Prosperity. In fact, America’s top five …

Venture Capital

Tech Titan Shares Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

I was very fortunate to come across the pitch deck template that is shared in this blog post during the early days of my entrepreneurial journey. The …

Bee Partners closes $30 million fund to seed very early-stage startups

Bee Partners in San Francisco has raised a $30 million fund, its second, to lead investments in very early stage startups based in the U.S.<p>Founded in 2009, the firm is best-known as the first investor in TubeMogul, now a publicly traded adtech company. Bee was also an early backer of the …

Venture Capital

How to Entice Investors to Fund Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What is the best way to approach investors and get funding?</b><p><b>A:</b> One of the most challenging parts of the fundraising process, particularly for first-time founders, is putting yourself in a position to get pitch meetings with the right …

Venture Capital

Group 3

“Bitcoin bank” Circle is betting big on China. The company has announced that it raised $60 million in a new Series D funding round led by …

9 things to do in your 20s to retire by 40

Retiring by 40 is more than possible. Plenty of regular people have done it.<p>Take "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson and Winnie Tseng, whose combined annual salary of $135,000 …

Retirement

How to Convince People to Invest In Your Startup

Recently, I rode the Amtrak across America, visiting 12 cities coast to coast. In each city, I met dozens of entrepreneurs — credible, legit …

Crowd Funding

Kleiner Perkins raises $1.4 billion to invest in startups

The venture capital firm's new funds will translate into opportunities for young companies.<p>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, has raised $1.4 billion to invest in tech companies, according to documents filed Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.<p>…

Venture Capital

#Fundingwire: Self-Driven Car Startup Zoox Raises $200M at $1B Valuation and More

<i>Fundingwire is your quick summary of notable investments made in the technology space. The firms which have recently raised investment include</i> …

Venture Capital

A LinkedIn Employee Reveals How to Dominate the Network

Get the scoop on how LinkedIn uses content marketing to build its brand online--and apply it to your own efforts on the platform.<p>LinkedIn has been in the news lately, and that's only going to increase as new opportunities continue to emerge on the world's largest social media network for …

Marketing