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Startup Roundup: ExPrep Plans MS Excel Training App

If used to its fullest capacity, the application Microsoft Excel has the potential to help solve great problems with managing information. Yet, most high school and college students only know how to compute some basic functions or maybe create some tables in Excel. It seems that for many of these information-age members, it’s hard to  decipher… Read the full article…


Changes Due for Twitter as Company Cycles In New CEO

To some, Twitter can be an overwhelming social media platform without a designated purpose or focus. To others, Twitter can be the central hub for news, sports, entertainment, and everything in between. Recently, Twitter announced that there will be a change in its company’s higher management. Current CEO Dick Costolo is resigning at the end of this… Read the full article…


The It Girls Alumnae Group and Women in Computing at NYCWiC

Syracuse was the host city recently for NYCWiC, the New York Celebration of Women in Computing‘s annual conference. This conference was for women from across the state to present various IT-related topics through poster sessions, research presentations, panels, workshops, and other great activities providing excellent opportunities for networking and professional growth. Schools and organizations from across… Read the full article…


Spring 2015 HackUpstate: Recapping the Highlights

This Spring, co-founders Doug Crescenzi and Mitch Holland organized yet another great HackUpstate hackathon! What is HackUpstate? Find out here! Participants entered the doors of the April 11-12 event Tech Garden in downtown Syracuse starting at 11:00 AM on Saturday, and nervously gathered together throughout the hour. Soon, Doug, co-founder and host of the event,… Read the full article…


10 Tips to Ensure Your Success Working in a Startup Culture

I contribute regularly to an ongoing InfoSpace series called, “Startup Roundup.” Each article contains a full look at mostly-local startups, providing details about the founders, the company, and everything in between. My interest in the startup culture stemmed from exposure to entrepreneurship during my freshman year at Syracuse University in the Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship… Read the full article…



Startup Roundup: Cuselight – A College Resource Network

Student Startup Madness (SSM), a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups, began its 2015 competition by announcing that 64 startup teams from across the nation made it to the first round of the competition. Six teams from Syracuse University were among them. Then, according to the SSM official website, eight more teams were… Read the full article…


Startup Roundup: WhoIsInto.Me

Forget dating sites and apps like Tinder! A new “dating site” is up and running without the hassle of creating a profile and taking a selfie for your profile picture. All you need is a Facebook account and an interest to find your special someone! Introducing WhoIsInto.Me Who: Keisuke Inoue and Chris McCarthy What: “WhoIsInto.Me… Read the full article…


Startup Roundup: Contact

Recently, we started providing information about some of the entries in Student Startup Madness (SSM). According to the official website, SSM is a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups. From entries across the nation, 64 teams are chosen, then 32, then the competition finale is the “Entrepreneurial Eight” national finals at South by Southwest… Read the full article…