13 Strategies Your Brand Can Learn From YouTube Celebrities

What’s one thing that all professionals can learn from the success of unlikely brand stars like YouTube celebrities? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have …

Create an Offline-first React Native App Using WatermelonDB

React Native has different database storage mechanisms for different mobile app purposes. Simple structures — such as user settings, app settings, and other key-value pair data — can be handled easily using async storage or secure storage. Other applications — such as Twitter clones — fetch data from the server …

Technological Developments of Combining Virtual Reality and Blockchain Developments

Virtual reality (VR) has been on the market for some time but it’s drifting close to blockchain technology. With a blockchain based virtual reality platform, new trends may develop in the digital world. There are new innovative solutions in the world that have been designed through the combination of virtual reality …

What Have Cryptocurrencies Got to Do with Immigration?

The remittance market is growing again. A World Bank report says that remittances topped $596 billion in 2017, of which $450 billion was sent to developing nations. After two years of decline the market is recovering, fuelled by rising migration, particularly in Europe. The majority of this money is being sent across …

Leave an Impression with Print Peppermint’s Fresh Designs & Premium Paper

This article was created in partnership with Print Peppermint. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Everyone has a business card—is yours any different? Designing the ideal card for your business is a project that deserves real time and thought. For a fresh approach, consider Print Peppermint. …

Over fifties are driving the rise of self employment

Millions of older workers are joining and benefiting from the freelance sector, new research from IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) claims. IPSE’s research suggests there are now almost two million (1,907,000) self-employed people over the age of 50 in the UK: a number that has increased …

Lendix is now called October

French startup Lendix is changing its name to October. The company is using this opportunity to redesign its branding assets and refresh the design of the website for new users. The product remains the same — a lending platform connecting individual and institutional investors with small and medium companies. From what …

Uber’s financials, Qualtric’s $8B exit and what’s going on at WeWork

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had the excellent Connie Loizos on the air, we had Danny Crichton on the horn from New York, I was in the studio mostly hacking up one lung or the …

Skully AR motorcycle helmet returns from the dead under new ownership

It’s been a long, bumpy road for the Skully augmented reality motorcycle helmet brand. But under the leadership of Ivan Contreras, who acquired the assets of Skully in 2017, the helmet is finally shipping to its early backers. That means anyone who paid $1,800 as part of the original Skully crowdfunding …

Former eBay Manager Kristy Withers Creates $7 Million Children’s Furniture Brand

By Shyamli Thakur As the self-motivated founder of Incy Interiors, a family-run business which specializes in beautiful designer furniture for babies and children, Kristy Withers has created a much-loved brand with a myriad of furniture options for babies to adults. A former marketing manager at eBay, Withers found herself hunting …

People often feel as if they are kept in the dark about flexible working

New research from LinkedIn (registration) claims that a third (36 percent) of UK professionals believe their employer does not do enough to support new parents. The release of the figures comes as LinkedIn claims that 18th March was the day that working families only just start getting paid for the …