Browse. Buy. Done.   That slogan pretty much summarizes Fiverr to a T. Launched in 2010, Fiverr is an online global marketplace offering tasks and services.  In just five years since its launch (and a few rounds of venture capital funding under its belt totaling $50 million), Fiverr has grown into one of the world’s leading online marketplaces for task services.   While it’s certainly not the first online marketplace, it’s arguably the most convenient to use. With just a few clicks of a button, small business owners can find someone to take care of their copywriting, marketing, web design, market research, graphic design, or whatever – all for the starting price of $5. Read More
  For the many entrepreneurs who balance a day job with running a business or startup on the side, it's difficult to gauge when is the right time to leave their 9-to-5 jobs and focus full-time on their side business. Sometimes, continuing to work their "regular" job is the best solution, as the startup may not have the legs yet to stand up on its own. In other cases, handing in their two weeks notice and not letting the door hit them on the way out is a crucial milestone in an entrepreneur's life that marks the beginning of great things to come.   While there may be a hundred and one things to look out for, here are the main telltale signs that indicate you're ready to focus full-time on growing your business. Read More
  Glitzy products, more specifically hardware unveilings, were at the forefront of Apple’s annual keynote event which was held on September 9 in San Francisco, where the company gave a sneak peek of its latest lineup of gadgets. Introduced was a new iPhone (the iPhone 6S), a new mega iPad (the iPad Pro), and a smart stylus device (the Pencil) set to be released later this year. While these gadgets and their flashy features provided much fodder for conversation around the water cooler, the keynote also offered us hints at changing attitudes of Apple execs, and subtle strategic changes to the company’s roadmap as a whole. Read More
  Cloud and mobile design and development firm NapkinBetaBeyond is in attendance at this year's edition of TechCrunch's Disrupt San Francisco. Disrupt SF, an annual, mega-event which features speaker series, workshops, meet & greets, and the ever popular Startup Battlefield where the world's top early-stage startups come together to compete for the coveted Disrupt Cup, a $50,000 prize, and the eyes and ears of media and investors, runs from September 21 to 23 this year. Read More
  Travelers looking for unique accommodations can now get a sound night of sleep while satisfying their need for new adventures thanks to Sleep Aboard, a boat-and-breakfast rental platform. Launched last month by GetMyBoat, the world’s largest boat rental and charter marketplace, Sleep Aboard enables peer-to-peer boat accommodation rentals between boat owners and vacationers. Read More