Web October 28, 2014 posted by Dan Mill

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Your Website

In the past, it might have been okay to make a few errors on your website—at least you had one! But now, there is simply no excuse for having mistakes on your website, especially since almost every business or person out there has their own site. The slightest slip up could be the difference between your prospects going over to your competition’s site and making a purchase and that’s something you will rarely ever bounce back from. Eight Awful Website Mistakes you Must Avoid So if you’re creating a new…

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3d printing accelerators October 23, 2014 posted by Hercules Fisherman

Alternative Miss World with 3DScanbot

Andrew Logan Alternative Miss World 2014 Captured by 3DScanbot This was, without a shadow of a doubt, the most sought after glitterati chic party of the decade,  held at the Shakespeare’s Globe,  a perfect  place to get theatrical and lose inhibitions. The globe is a unique wooden structure which has nothing to do with the Greek or Roman architecture, but it has its own charm. This year, the event was included on a crowdfunding website, raising over £21k successfully under a month,  culminating in pre selling most of the tickets through the campaign….

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travel startups October 16, 2014 posted by Elvis Adomnica

LEAN Startup Launch of Startuptravels

Background A couple of months ago I was writing about Startuptravels, a very promising startup from Copenhagen which is working on a professional social network allowing you to meet and connect with local entrepreneurs while traveling (the article can be found here). The team behind Startuptravels is a group of entrepreneurs from Copenhagen in Denmark who has been developing the platform for the past 3 months. The team consists of Anders Hasselstrøm, Henrik Haugbølle and Rasmus Frandsen. Before launch, Startuptravels has attracted 8000 entrepreneurs from 130 countries and almost 1200…

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LEAN Startup Launch of Startuptravels
e-commerce startups general October 14, 2014 posted by Hercules Fisherman

Constant Commerce a young Startup wins IGD ECommerce 2014 Award

Constant Commerce’s innovative technologies were identified as ‘the online sales platform that has most significantly improved customers’ shopping experience’ by the judges, helping the company claim the top spot in the e-commerce category against the giant contenders such as the Mars, Kelloggs and Waitrose group. Although Foodity now Constant Commerce  was founded less than three years ago, it has rapidly grown to become the world’s number one distributed commerce platform, with more than 20 well-known retailers, consumer packaged good manufacturers and media companies using its tools to create ecommerce, data…

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Smart energy, smart home & digital health innovations boosted in Next Step Challenge

The Next Step Challenge competition and accelerator program lets businesses with big ideas and visions within smart energy, smart home and digital health achieve success. Applications for the startup competition are open until September 30. We are connecting more and more of our everyday lives through our Smartphone and other IP-enabled devices such as home automated appliances, heath monitoring apps, smart transport systems or thermostats that utilize Wi-Fi for remote monitoring. The interconnection of these embedded devices – including smart objects – show great potential to develop automation in nearly…

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Smart energy, smart home & digital health innovations boosted in Next Step Challenge
travel startups September 28, 2014 posted by Adrian Ignatescu

“Nature Airbnb” Glamping hub gets more finance for future plans

Glamping Hub is an online reservation platform for luxury camping accommodations. Since 2012 Glamping Hub has defined glamping by providing its customers access to nature and a truly unique structure in the comforts one would find in a hotel. Areas of expansion for Glamping Hub given the financing from Axon includes increased branding efforts in the U.S., and becoming more accessible to a multi-language audience and mobile market. Within the year Glamping Hub has focused strongly on the company’s business development and recently participated in the final of Europe’s largest…

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“Nature Airbnb” Glamping hub gets more finance for future plans
Security September 26, 2014 posted by Ng Wei Khang

Why Senior Executives Are Frontline Defense against Cyber Attacks

Senior executives have to lead from the front when it comes to implementing cyber security practices within companies. Here are some very good reasons why! Structural hurdles For larger institutions, getting the right cyber-security functionalities is more difficult. As the competitiveness of businesses grow, one must accept a certain level of risk as part of the job. This is where the big-guns come in. Risk assessment and risk calculation is a game only the top brass, or only the senior executives of a business can play. Therefore, it is imperative…

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Why Senior Executives Are Frontline Defense against Cyber Attacks
emerging technologies September 22, 2014 posted by Deney Dentel

Cloud Computing Continues to Thrive: Aiding Green IT Concepts

Green computing or Green IT concept is the practice of manufacturing, using and disposing computer peripherals such as printers, servers, storage devices and other associated products with little or no impact on the environment. One of the latest means by which the IT industry has started reducing its impact on the environment is cloud computing. There are a number of techniques in the market through which cloud computing aides green IT concepts. Let us see what are they? Usage of Green Computing: Software and Deployment Optimization: Every problem has more…

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infographic September 17, 2014 posted by Kate Critchlow

Pros and Cons of Your Data Storage Options [Infographic]

Regardless of whether you’ve been in business for years, or you’re new to business, you’re going to need to be sure that you have the right data storage for your needs, which of course means that you’re going to have to understand your needs. There are, when it comes to data storage, four main options that you should take into consideration; external hard drives, external flash drives, NAS and cloud storage – while each of these options offers its own pros and cons there isn’t one right answer. The key…

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app September 16, 2014 posted by Ramya Raju

Financial Apps That Can Benefit Small Businesses

The biggest challenge in any business comes in managing and handling the finances properly. Financial management can be really exhausting and can often require an entirely separate expertise to handle it. The following 10 financial apps can help small businesses in managing such details well. Monitor your expenses with Expensify Expensify is a great app especially for those businessmen who travel frequently. It allows the user to keep a track of all the expenses, receipts and records which can be even be scanned for monitoring total expenses and expenditures. It…

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Financial Apps That Can Benefit Small Businesses
Life August 30, 2014 posted by Hayley Irvin

5 Super Easy Health Tips for Call Center Agents

It’s easy to become idle and inactive during a shift at a call center, especially if you spend the majority of your time at a desk. Ideally, your company uses call center solutions that schedule frequent breaks. However, even with breaks, we stay at our desks and don’t mobilize. This can cause long-term damage to your joints, muscles, posture, and overall health. To avoid many of the health problems associated with inactivity, follow these five simple tips to keep yourself healthy while working: 1. Get plenty of rest The importance…

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5 Super Easy Health Tips for Call Center Agents
emerging technologies events August 29, 2014 posted by Adrian Ignatescu

Re.Work Tech Conference 2014 Is Coming To London

We are more than happy to announce that one of the most interesting technology and innovation conference, Re.Work, is coming to London in just a few weeks. The RE.WORK Technology Summit 2014 brings together entrepreneurship, science and technology to re-work the future and tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. We are really excited because the lineup this years looks extremely interesting, with guests from the entrepreneurship world as well as researchers and  top level mangers from companies like IBM and Microsoft. The full lineup can be found here. Among the main…

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Re.Work Tech Conference 2014 Is Coming To London
infographic August 7, 2014 posted by Adrian Ignatescu

The Evolution of 21st Telecommunications [Infrographic]

It all started in the past when people or better said tribes used drums in regions like Africa, South America and smoke in America and China to communicate with eachother. Mail followed in the 6th century and soon it was followed by the telegraph invented by Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring in the 18th century. The first mobile phones appeared in 1973 – First modern-era mobile (cellular) phone and one decade after, the Internet exploded. Below we would like to present a short infographic of the evolution of mobile phones and data networks in…

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app August 4, 2014 posted by Sarah Smith

5 Must-Have Apps for You Next Road Trip

Taking a road trip on your next vacation can be a fun and exciting adventure. While you may want to let loose and go where the wind takes you, it is common to plan at least a rout to your destination. When you want some help with the best routes, sites along the way and other useful information, check out some of these great road trip apps.  GasBuddy If you are trying to stay on a budget while on the road, the GasBuddy app is perfect for those who want…

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app July 29, 2014 posted by Elvis Adomnica

Makemove – Meet Talented People Outside Your Network

Imagine the following scenario. You have a startup and you need a web developer to build and maintain a website for your business. You can hire a freelancer to do the job but what about maintenance? How can you make sure you get good quality work? In that case you’ll try to find someone locally so you can work together and make sure he meets your needs. You ask in your network of friends if someone knows such a developer and post a job ad on a specialized website. You…

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Makemove – Meet Talented People Outside Your Network