When asked what employees liked most about working at a young company, the most commonly named reasons were good team dynamics and an open work environment.
This infographic shows where the iPhone’s many components come from, including China, but also the U.S., Europe, and elsewhere.
Big data may be cool, but its not pretty. Visual.ly, a startup focused on data visualizations and infographics, has raised a new $2 million round of funding, the company has confirmed to VentureBeat today.
Want to let your employees use their own phones and tablets? Here’s how to make a bring-your-own-device policy that will really work.
Guest Post Going beyond static infographics, “webgraphics” — to coin a term — offer greater interactivity, storytelling possibilities, and marketing opportunities.
Check out a quick visual representation of the big device trends of this year’s CES.
Guest Post There’s a strategy to Rock, Paper, Scissors that wins more than 1/3 of the time, some experts maintain.
ZeTrip launches its social travel site to follow your friends footprints around the world.
If you live in San Francisco and work at a tech company in Silicon Valley, you probably take a shuttle to work. Now, an impressive new map shows just how extensive these shuttle services are.
Can’t make up your own mind about the Apple v. Samsung patent trial? Use this entertainingly useful Verdict-o-matic from the Joy of Tech.
The 1950s sucked. TV was black and white and kinda circular, and it was the hottest game in town. The Internet was but a fond twinkle in the eye of Vannevar Bush. And cars got about 2 miles to the gallon.
But CEOs made only 10 or 20 times what their workers made. Today, that multiple is as high as 380.
BestVendor is releasing the result of its 2012 Freelancer Survey tomorrow, revealing the most popular tools and apps for freelancers and entrepreneurs.
But the company gave VentureBeat a sneak peek today.
Guest Post A few weeks ago, I wrote about Kickstarter failures that were difficult to find because Kickstarter intentionally prevents failed campaigns from being indexed by the search engines…and how I managed to find (what turned out to be) about 59% of the unsuccessfully funded projects.
Guest Post Our company has pitched to VCs many times this past year to raise capital. After much fine-tuning, we put together a colorful investment infographic on a handout, which has helped in getting VCs’ attention.
Facebook is getting ready for what may be history’s largest initial public offering for a tech company on Friday. But is it really a good business?
President Obama signed the Crowdfunding Bill, aka the JOBS Act, into law today. It will change the way startups do business in a lot of ways, most notably by making it easier for them to accept smaller investments from a larger number of investors. Chance Barnett, chief executive officer of crowdfunding service provider Crowdfunder, sent us the nifty infographic below helping to explain.
Venture capital industry interest and investment in smart grid startups has been up and down over the past five years, ranging from a peak of nearly $316 million in 2009 to around $100 million or less in 2011 (as of the end of September). There’s reason to be optimistic about the future growth of the sector, however. Powerful fundamental factors — the shift to cleaner, renewable energy sources and market deregulation among them — continue to support growth, as do smart grid proponents and technology providers.
MetaLayer, a startup that helps you make visualizations from complex sets of data, has launched a new data community for people to share visualizations they’ve made with its service.
Guest Post Venture capital firm investment in peer-to-peer technology continues to build strength, according to a recent VentureTrends report by VentureDeal.
Editor's Pick As a leader in social media, advertising and online influence, it’s surprising that ultra-powerful startup Facebook has managed to remain a privately held company for so long.
This holiday shopping season produced winners and losers for retailers, the entertainment industry and restaurants. Some companies — including Amazon and Walmart — recorded high sales numbers and increased customer satisfaction. Others didn’t fare as well.
The U.S. and China currently have the world’s largest potential smartphone and tablet markets, but many other countries are ripe for wider smart-device adoption in 2012.
Several tech companies and online communities have come out against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a recently proposed piece of legislation that many feel will bring unnecessary censorship to the web. But much less attention has been given to how the bill will affect the overall landscape of business and innovation.
We’ve tumbled headlong into the era of infographics.
Editor's Pick Better grab an umbrella, because it’s about to get real cloudy. A new study by Cisco estimates that global traffic generated by cloud computing services will increase a staggering 12 times by 2015 compared to cloud traffic in 2010, while data center traffic will increase at a less-showy-but-still-impressive four times by 2015.
StumbleUpon has released new information about the level of activity that’s added to a link when shared through its content discovery service.