Folks, my team and I have been highlighting a lot of important startups and vets recently, and we thought it'd be a good idea to merge the two. We reached out to the community on Facebook and Twitter, and compiled a list of 5 veteran-founded startups who really have their boots on the ground. Vets are effective entrepreneurs, and many of the skills veterans have overlap with those needed to found a startup. As this article says, "Tech startups to veterans: We love you, we want some more of ya." 5 Veterans Who Are Taking the Startup World by Storm (in no particular order): Kristina Carmen, Founder of TurboPup. (TurboPup isn't on Twitter, but you can find them on Facebook.) TurboPup was founded to create a sustainable and socially conscious business, and give back to causes in support of our four legged best friends and our country's heroes: Read More...
Sad news today. Wikipedia editor and avid rock climber Adrianne Wadewitz, 37, has died from injuries sustained by a fall while rock climbing in Joshua Tree National Park on March 29, according to a story published Friday by the New York Times.
viaIn our North American Staffing and Recruiting Trends Report, “A Numbers Game,” released in February, we analyzed a variety of industry benchmarks gleaned from a survey of 1,337 recruiting agency professionals.
Proximity marketing isn’t new, but according to a new eMarketer report, the field is still new enough to make it extremely difficult to forecast. The only thing that everyone agrees on is that retailer uptake of new platforms will be limited to small-scale tests in 2014. Beyond that, opinions are split, with some expecting proximity platforms to transform commerce and others foreseeing infrastructure obstacles.