• STARTUPS
    The growing band of startups donating their platforms to refugees

    Since founding the Techfugees non-profit two years ago, I’ve come acutely aware off the huge problems refugees face. With over 65 million refugees globally (according to the UN), and their ranks being swelled considerably by the civil war in Syria, it became clear to me that any solutions might help refugees would have to be scalable. Scaling solutions […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Mobile Shipments Again Growing, But is Plateau in Sight?

    Global smartphone shipment totals edged upward in the second quarter, says mobile, tablet and PC data research company Canalys in a recent report. But that growth is slower than before and could be headed for a plateau, he firm suggests. Update – Smartphone Market Q2 2016 Canalys said that the worldwide smartphone market grew by […]

  • NEWS
    The Growing Gig Economy and What it Means for Us

    The world is changing, and the world economy — and how we operate within it — has shifted drastically in the past few years. The traditional 9-5 full-time career is being sidestepped and passed by more and more as the gig economy increases. “Gig jobs” and self-employment aren’t just for young Millennials trying to get […]

  • STARTUPS
    Mobile Shipments Again Growing, But is Plateau in Sight?

    Global smartphone shipment totals edged upward in the second quarter, says mobile, tablet and PC data research company Canalys in a recent report. But that growth is slower than before and could be headed for a plateau, he firm suggests. Update – Smartphone Market Q2 2016 Canalys said that the worldwide smartphone market grew by […]

  • NEWS
    The Growing Gig Economy and What it Means for Us

    The world is changing, and the world economy — and how we operate within it — has shifted drastically in the past few years. The traditional 9-5 full-time career is being sidestepped and passed by more and more as the gig economy increases. “Gig jobs” and self-employment aren’t just for young Millennials trying to get […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    20 Small Business Ideas in the Growing Cannabis Industry

    The cannabis industry is growing fast. And that means there are plenty of potential business opportunitiesavailable for entrepreneurs who are interested in this expanding niche. Serge Chistov, Chief Financial Advisor for the Honest Marijuana Company and president and founder of Serge Import LLC spoke to Small Business Trends in a phone interview about all the possibilities. […]