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Blockchain could ‘change everything’ for real estate

“This changes everything.” That’s how Apple introduced the original iPhone in 2007. But it could just as easily apply here and now to the blockchain and its potential to enable transformative innovation in a variety of industries.<p>The most mature proposals for blockchain-led innovation are in the …

Startup Plans to Expand Low-Cost, Online Cloud Training Beyond AWS

It’s about to get a whole lot easier – and less expensive – to get those public cloud certifications.<p>For the past two years, A Cloud Guru – a startup …

OnboardIQ raises $9.1 million to automate hiring for hourly workers

OnboardIQ wants to make applying for hourly work less of a hassle, with a mobile-first platform that businesses can use to reduce the time they spend finding and hiring qualified workers. Now, three years in, the company has raised $9.1 million to expand their product and customer reach.<p>When we …

Human Resources

Side raises $5.7 million to match students with companies for short-term jobs

French startup Side raised another $5.7 million with Xavier Niel leading the round. As the name suggests, Side lets students make some money on the side by working for companies for a few days or weeks. It’s a marketplace that helps you scale your workforce for a product launch, peak season and …

Startups

Uber, Instagram, Fitbit investors put $2.4M behind job interview matching platform TalentWorks

It can be difficult to find a job that matches your interests and qualifications, particularly just after graduating from college or university. Now …

Employment

3 Ways to Succeed With Word-of-Mouth Referrals in a Hyperconnected Age

Dive into the realm of human connection and value, and you'll see exponential returns on your digital marketing efforts and your business growth.<p>These days, about 70 percent of companies use marketing automation to some extent. This makes sense; managing a large network can be challenging. However, …

Marketing

5 chatbots that will help you find a job

Have you ever wished you had a personal assistant to help you find a new job or move up in your career? Well, now you can have one, thanks to the chatbot.<p>Chatbots know how to interact with people, because they either follow a human-composed set of rules or learn how to communicate via artificial …

Aera

Aera, what’s my forecast?<p>On track at $1.2B with an additional $134M revenue opportunity. Do you want the regional breakdown?<p>Aera, how can I reduce my …

Startup School

Learn how to start a startup with YC’s free 10-week online course.<p>100 companies who complete the course will also receive $10K.<p>what you get<p>Startup …

Startups

Lystable gets $11M Series A to push its gig economy SaaS in the US

Ahoy there gig economy… Lystable, which makes a software tool focused on helping businesses manage freelancers, has closed an $11 million Series A round led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Goldcrest Capital. Spring Partners also participated in the round.<p>The London-founded startup secured seed …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

Innovation

This ex-Googler got backing from Peter Thiel and Max Levchin to build a LinkedIn killer

Pete Johnston's plan to build "the world's most badass recruitment engine" could put a dent in Microsoft's plans to wring money from LinkedIn's 500 …

Startups

How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile If You’re an Entrepreneur

You probably already know LinkedIn as the platform for professionalsThe post How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile If You’re an Entrepreneur appeared …

What Uber Can Teach Every Startup About Preparing for the Future

If you want to develop a reputation for being cutting-edge, you need to learn to form alliances.<p>Uber is synonymous with disruption and transportation. What started with ridesharing has expanded to autonomous (driverless) vehicles and even plans for flying cars. Whether you love them or loathe them, …

Ridesharing

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book …

Self-improvement

Hybrid Clouds: Here to Stay or Stopgap Technology?

When something is labeled a "hybrid," the natural inclination is to consider it temporary, a stopgap between what was and what will be. A …

2017 Cloud Trends: 5 Drivers of Cloud Maturity

"The cloud" is a term thrown around again and again. Yet, often times it is difficult for people to comprehend the full spectrum of its power.<p>Not …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's what one top VC firm predicts will happen to tech startups in 2017

This November, we gathered our global founders and CEOs in San Francisco for our Accel Connect event. For part of the day, we discussed the current environment, independent of founders' stage, as well as the changing requirements for building great, enduring companies. It's a day we look forward to …

This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

iCloud Photo Sharing

As Sharing Economy Starts To Trump Superstition, Asian Startups Make Their Move

When Kanika Tekriwal started her private jet sharing service two years ago in India, aircraft owners weren’t going for it. They didn’t like the idea of letting other people use a prized possession even when it was idle and could make money if flown by strangers. They were billionaires and didn’t …

From Coworking Spaces to Co-Living, WeWork Introduces WeLive

Co-living space or dormitory? You decide.<p>It seems that the next trend for coworking spaces is to open co-living spaces. Envisioned as an extended perk on top of what already comes with a coworking membership, leading start-up WeWork has opened its first co-living building. Located at 110 Wall. St., …

Co-Working, but for Hotels. (Seriously) | Inc.com

Hotel lobbies have for decades served as places where travelers, freelancers, and anyone with a nice enough jacket on to go unnoticed could squat for a few hours to take a meeting, make a few phone calls, or squeeze in a little uninterrupted work. Nowadays, one might call that concept <i>coworking</i>. And …

Hospitality

Amazon and Microsoft Make Seattle the Cloud Capital of the World--and a Great Place for Startups

A local VC explains how starting a business here gives you "home court advantage."<p>Seattle is the world's cloud capital -- and not just because of its overcast winter weather. During a panel at this month's iCONIC event in Seattle, Julie Sandler, principal at Madrona Venture Group, said that the …

Startups

45+ Fabulous ideas for spring decor on your balcony

Now that spring has sprung, its time to start thinking about ways to infuse spring style into your outdoor balcony, through updating and refreshing …

KeySmart 2.0 Compact Key Organizer | Cult of Mac Deals

Details & Requirements<p>Dimensions: 3"L x 0.5"W x 0.25"H<br>• Weight: 0.1 oz<br>• Materials: aircraft aluminum, stainless steel hardware, laser engraved logo, polished loop for car fobs<p><b>Includes:</b><p>KeySmart (black)<br>• Expansion pack for up to 10 keys<p>Compatibility<p>Compatible with any key from 10mm to 55mm<p>Terms<p>All sales …