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Personalized home and garden advice in real time

Fountain is an app that's connecting users to experts relevant to their home and garden problem within 5 minutes.

Apple Pay Rival Defends its Policy

Mobile payment platform Merchant Customer Exchange, which prohibits its merchants from also accepting Apple Pay, defended the practice during a conference call.

Top 5 Wed-Apps Pivoting the Huge Wedding Industry

When most people think about weddings, they think about food and beverage that's marked up 500%, a flouncy white dress that will be worn once, and an overall price tag that could have easily served as a down payment on a house.

WhatsApp Founders Own Nearly $9B in Facebook Stock

The founders of the messaging app received 116 million shares of Facebook when it was purchased by the company.

Talking Gourmet Mac and Cheese

Dan started making fancy macaroni and cheese as a child. As an adult, he realized his passion for creating tasty meals could be put to better use than just pleasing friends, and decided he wanted to share his mac with the world.

BeanGenius Wants to Be Your "Sherpa" to Finding the Perfect Cup of Coffee

A new startup called BeanGenius uses an algorithm to deliver specialty coffee based on consumers' personal taste.

Small Businesses Must Prepare for Change

Maintaining status quo can have severe consequences for small business. This situation often arises when the “that is the way we have always done it” mentality is present. Not changing because of tradition or policy, or simply not taking the time to look forward, often can mean the slow, or sometimes rapid, decline of a […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm Proud to Be Gay'

Tim Cook publicly announced he is gay in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek.

Surveys: The Swiss Army Knife of Feedback

Sponsored Post You probably already know that surveys can be beneficial to your business. But did you know that there are different types of surveys you can use to gather useful data? The type of survey you need will depend on the type of data your business wants to collect and from whom. Show More Summary

What the CurrentC Hack Means for Apple Pay–and Your Small Business

The mobile payment alternative to Apple Pay preferred by box box retailers has been hacked. What really that mean for small business?

Device lets gyms offer fitness tracking as a service

Gymtrack is a system that lets venues provide wearable trackers and virtual personal training for members each time they workout.

Use Lead Magnets to Generate New Leads

There is a little known secret about content marketing: You don't have to write an eBook to drive leads. Use lead magnets instead. We tell you how.

How to Respond to Customers Who Want Your Work for Free

Prepare your strategy for customers who ask for your work for free. Let them save face, and you decide whether to say yes or no.

5 Valuable Lessons Your Business Can Learn from the Agency Model

Businesses hire agencies to get things done quickly and well. Applying the agency model to your own business can help it become more creative and agile.

Malcolm Gladwell on the Trick to Building Self-Confidence

The best-selling author explains the key psychological move that could boost--or break--your success.

How Medicine Can Benefit from Crowdfunding

After realizing how many people die from the lack of simple healthcare, Leila Janah created Sama Hope to fund life-saving surgeries for the poor.

10 Ways to Keep Up With Your Professional Network Online

Cultivating a wide professional network is great for business. However, the real key is keeping these relationships alive beyond the first meeting and connecting on LinkedIn. But how do you keep track of everyone in your network when...Show More Summary

6 Trends That Will Dominate Halloween 2014

Walter White was so 2013. Which looks are going to generate the most cash this year? Check 'em out.

5 Tips to Hire Rockstar Female Tech Talent

Unhappy with the lack of diversity on your tech team but unsure how to find and attract top female talent? Recruiting company Piazza has tips.

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