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BrideClick acquires Mode Media

The Mode Media story refuses to end — following its abrupt shut down last year, the company’s assets have been acquired by wedding-focused advertising company BrideClick. Mode previously operated lifestyle sites including Glam and Foodie, plus a larger ad network that it said reached ...Read More

How to Manage Remote Employees Successfully

In the modern world that we live in, talented and highly skilled people are everywhere. It is slowly becoming the new norm for companies to hire people from other cities and sometimes other countries. Although having remote employees and managing a remote team has its own ...Read More

Columbus could be the next startup city

Ever since I wrote about the Midwest last year I’ve been keeping my eyes on Columbus. I decided to hold a small pitch-off to meet some of the startups I saw last time I had driven through. The pitch-off was a success and a ...Read More

LISNR and PILOT join Jaguar Land Rover incubator

Jaguar Land Rover has brought two new startups into its Portland Tech Incubator: LISNR and PILOT Automotive Labs. Previous cohorts at the incubator have ranged from parking apps to drones; these two continue to build on JLR’s creative approach to the automotive future. LISNR ...Read More

4 Tips for Building a Million-Dollar Business

Seventy-five percent of startups fail, many of them epicly. Of the thousands of companies founded every year,a mere fraction survive. And, of those few remaining, only a tiny number will go on to produce a sizable and sustainable revenue stream year over year. So, ...Read More

Creating a Culture of Innovation Starts With the Leader

Innovation is the lifeblood of entrepreneurship. Peter Drucker considers it, “the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or a different service.” That said, the reality is that although organizations value innovation, they struggle to achieve it. Research by ...Read More