Posts Tagged “university”

How Saxbys makes life better one cup of coffee at a time

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How Saxbys makes life better one cup of coffee at a time

The world runs on coffee among other things, yet not much has changed in the world of coffee besides a Caramel Macchiato or Soy Vanilla Latte.  CEO of Saxbys Coffee Nick Bayer has something to say about that.  “It’s hard to be great at providing a service that consumers come to you for.” Said Bayer….

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This Philadelphia school replaced textbooks with iPads

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This Philadelphia school replaced textbooks with iPads

Teachers at Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School create custom learning materials with iPad, iTunes U, and iBooks Author. As the city’s largest tuition-free K–12 charter school, they implement STEAM curriculum that emphasizes academic and artistic excellence equally. And with Apple technology at the core of teaching and learning, their teachers design their own curriculum,…

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5 Reasons Why College Students Should Start a Company

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5 Reasons Why College Students Should Start a Company

#1 Because you’re young.  When you have time on your side, if it doesn’t go as planned, no big deal, you have the rest of your life to make things work out. #2 You’ll have support. You’ll have the support of your teachers, your friends, your family, and investors who specifically invest in college students such as the…

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What Hollywood is Telling us with The Martian

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What Hollywood is Telling us with The Martian

With more and more movies about interplanetary travel coming out over the past few years, I think Hollywood is trying to tell us something. Interestingly enough, this is not science-fiction anymore, this is reality. There’s a good chance that in order for humanity to survive, we will have to colonize other planets. Even if this…

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This Drexel University Student Wants to Teach Others How to Build Drones

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This Drexel University Student Wants to Teach Others How to Build Drones

Multirotor Drones are a fairly new technology, but are on the brink of exploding with the first Drone Championships recently taking place in California. Getting ahead of the curve is still possible, but striking fast is essential to getting ahead of the competition. I recently spoke to the VP of Drone Development at VideoDrone.me –…

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Why Raising Money for Your Tech Startup Is a Waste of Time

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Why Raising Money for Your Tech Startup Is a Waste of Time

Unless you live in California, New York, or another city full of investors, raising money can be a daunting challenge. Pitching to investors isn’t just standing in a room with a PowerPoint for 10 minutes explaining what your company does. It’s so much more. Yes you have to spend a lot of time creating the…

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FemmeHacks Female Coding Hackathon Recap

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FemmeHacks Female Coding Hackathon Recap

On Friday, February 27, 2015, female students from Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Rutgers University, and Bryn Mawr College gathered together to compete in the FemmeHacks Hackathon. 125 total women expressed interest in the competition and the event was sold out. Over 36 women showed up to the Hackathon and 7 teams presented projects…

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Pilot Philly High School Hackathon Recap

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Pilot Philly High School Hackathon Recap

On Friday, January 30, high school students from around the area gathered together for a 24 hour Hackathon at University of Pennsylvania. The goal of the 100 students was to create a new web or mobile application under 24 hours within the following categories: Most creative Most useful every day Best education app Best social…

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How to Use Data to Drive Your Decisions for Your Company

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How to Use Data to Drive Your Decisions for Your Company

Most people think marketing for a company is as easy as posting some content on your Facebook page, Tweeting, posting a picture on Instagram with some hashtags, and then maybe writing a blog post. In all actuality, it’s much bigger than that. In a broad sense, it’s cyclical. What’s starts out as a piece of…

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Tech Startup Vocabulary 101 For Real

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Tech Startup Vocabulary 101 For Real

TechCrunch posted an article two days ago called How To Speak Startup. It seems as if a lot of people were counting on the article to have actual answers to what these terms mean in the world of tech startups. Well since I am an active CEO in a tech startup, and I use these…

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