Editor’s note: This is part of our ongoing series where we feature the startups in our Startup Premium Membership program. Today’s startup is Eventify Life, a platform to help people discover events focusing on personal development. We spoke with founder, Evgeniya to learn more about Eventify Life’s journey, expansion plans and more!
When was the last time you did something for the first time?
In a world where everything is available at the click of a button and social keeps us glued to our mobile phone 24/7, how many times do we actually leave the house to experience something new? How many of us think of indulging in activities such as playing an instrument, going for a yoga class, and taking up an art class? Continue reading Learn Something New Everyday: Events Focusing on Personal Development
Starting a company is always risky, but more so when you’re a hardware startup. Why? Because hardware startups are a bit more complicated than software startups. Software startups can cost as little as $100 today since most of the tools, such as WordPress, email software, and so on, are free. Moreover, it is easy to find a software solution to any problem, given the advancements in the field, and build it using the various tools available. Continue reading Hardware Startups: How to Make Sure Your Technology is Feasible?
One of the most common difficulties startups face is a shortage of funds. Without money, startups, especially those dealing with hardware, cannot develop products, let alone bring them to market. What’s the best way to reduce R&D costs with startups – engineering simulation software! Engineering simulation software allows a startup developing hardware to quickly ascertain the viability of their idea, make the necessary changes, and test again. The most successful industrial companies use engineering simulation software every day, but the problem for startups is that these tools are expensive. This is why ANSYS developed their Startup Program that aims to make their software both affordable and accessible for hardware startups. Additionally, startups can also claim tax credit for their R&D expenses from the government. Continue reading How to Reduce R&D Costs for Your Hardware Startup
Introduction to the Sofia Startup Ecosystem
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Sofia, the beautiful capital of Bulgaria, is situated in the heart of the Balkans. It is one of the favorite destinations for tourists as it one of the oldest cities in Europe, where you can see buildings of all architectural styles, yet fill in a modern city. As a country with a long history and plenty of interaction with different nations, our cuisine has become one to suit the liking of many. Overall Sofia is a great destination for tourism and has the prerequisites for a good place to be living in. Let’s talk about business then!
Is it suitable for a StartUp? Afterall, it is a post-communist country. We all know that post-communist countries don’t do financially great, right? These thoughts are certainly close to the mind, when talking about money. In this report, we will take a look at success stories in Sofia, opportunities and disadvantages for startups,as well discuss some of the biggest players in the startup ecosystem. Continue reading Sofia Startup Ecosystem
Introduction to Dallas Startup Ecosystem
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The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is in North Texas, located approximately two hours from the Oklahoma and Louisiana borders. Its total population is 7.2 million, which makes it the second largest metropolitan area in Texas behind Houston. Known for being a modern metropolis, Dallas, is often considered the commercial and cultural hub of North Texas. Many recall the city for its historical significance as the site of John F. Kennedy’s assassination on Commerce Street at the grassy knoll in 1963. (X’s in the middle of the street denote the shots fired.) Continue reading Dallas Startup Ecosystem