Monthly archives: December, 2017

How to gain consumer trust for your ICO launch in 2018

Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) offer an attractive, alternative form of fundraising, harnessing cyber currencies instead of approaching banks and VCs. 2017 saw more than 200 ICOs raise a combined total of over $3 billion as early-stage startups, and investors have jumped in with two feet. However, while the prospect of raising money without having to sign …

Why has Nintendo ignored India for 30 years?

Some of my fondest memories from my childhood are of endless battles and co-operative crusades in a range of 8-bit video games with my older brother and our neighbors. In the small apartment complex we lived in in Bangalore, India, there was a buzz across the halls when the kids learned that someone had got …

10 logo design trends that will dominate 2018

The logo design industry is changing at a lightning-fast speed. What was trendy five years ago may not even ring a bell today. As methods of attracting customers become more effective, logo design must keep up the pace. New ideas develop so fast, designers have a hard time following them. Fortunately, experts are committed to …

Analysis: Education technology startup funding rebounds, but what is ‘edtech’?

Shutterstock Photo Education technology is heating up again. Yet edtech’s most fervent promoters may be masking the industry’s breadth by lumping everything digital under the monolithic label “edtech.” Part of edtech’s bubble burst in 2016. After climbing to a widely heralded peak in 2015, venture investment in U.S. K-20 edtech startups (spanning kindergarten through college) …

Watch workers scale the Space Needle, transform Seattle landmark for New Year’s fireworks show

Worker installs fireworks on the 100′ SkyLine level of Seattle’s Space Needle for the New Year’s fireworks show. (GeekWire Photo/Kevin Lisota) Pyrotechnic workers dangling from harnesses are busy scaling Seattle’s Space Needle this weekend to install thousands of fireworks that will launch from the 605 foot structure to ring in the New Year on Sunday …