Humans have a tendency to forget things easily, especially when it comes to meeting new people and remembering old friends from the past. Technology helps us keep in contact and up-to-date with many – if not all – those we have met, thanks to sites like Facebook and LinkedIn. Our phone contacts however does none of that. Our phonebook only holds so much information that our contact is reduced to just a name and number. Humin looks to be the app to fix that.
American Airlines and Wearable World are proud to announce the completion of the world’s first connected traveler hackathon. The event, which took place between New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) featured collaborative work among hundreds of app developers, hardware providers and technology partners to showcase the future of wearable technology for the connected traveler.
The relationship between investors and founders can be tricky to navigate. At the best of times, it’s symbiotic, leading to gains for both sides. At others it can degenerate into a test of wills, or worse. How can you forge mutually beneficial, productive relationships with VCs that make best use of your respective strengths and effectively utilize your time?
Crowdfunding has grown to new heights, thanks to platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. And speaking of Indiegogo, AssetAvenue acquired one of the biggest names in the crowdfunding industry, Adam Chapnick. His expertise will only help solidify AssetAvenue’s business model and provide growth and insight in the crowdfunding industry.
Everyone’s favorite online award show, the Streamy Awards is quickly approaching. For the 4th year in a row, the Streamys will be held in honor of the hard working people responsible for creating and producing online video content. Last year, the Streamy Awards garnered over 7million live and VOD views, and this year, expect many more.
According to International Data Corporation, wearables will be the fastest-emerging category and become a $12B industry in 2018. Attending Wearable Tech LA on July 17th in Pasadena will give you an opportunity to meet and collaborate with the best of Hollywood, Music, Sports and Health including leaders from the NBA, NFL, NHL and others.
We’ve all heard some variation of the quip that overnight success actually involves years of striving, with presumably several failed efforts and false starts along the way. But when entrepreneurs experience failure, whether it’s their first encounter with it or an especially spectacular failure, it can be a major blow financially as well as emotionally. Here are my thoughts on how to recover from a significant business setback.