Influencer marketing continues to grow as brands see the demise of pop-up and banner ads. IZEA is one of the companies that have embraced influencer marketing and created a platform to make it easier for both brands and influencers to connect. IZEAFEST 2017 dove into IZEA’s latest updates, shared key data in regards to the creator economy, and showcased speakers on the latest trends for both marketers and creators. IZEA
Florida’s largest maker event, Maker Faire Orlando, will celebrate its fifth anniversary this week on October 22ndand 23rd at the Central Florida Fairgrounds with more than 300 exhibits, hands-on workshops, talks, races, and competitions. Get tickets: http://www.makerfaireorlando.com/attend/ A peak at Maker Faire Orlando 2015 The two-day, family-friendly celebration features hundreds of local makers, hands-on workshops and more that will entertain and inspire more than 20,000 members of the Central Florida community.
Pokemon Go has netted about $160 million in total revenue, users are spending on average 26 minutes per day in the app in the U.S., and users are opening the app around 6 times per day. It might be time to add Pokemon Go to the addictions list. I decided to develop 10 ways to tell you are addicted to Pokemon Go. 10 Ways to Tell You Are Addicted to Pokemon
Benefits of Pursuing an Engineering Degree Choosing a career and the best college major to launch it can be difficult. Students must weigh factors such as finances, job security, creative liberties and the ability to inspire change. Luckily, engineering is one of the few majors in which students can excel in all of these areas. Take a look at five of the top benefits of pursuing an engineering degree, and
It’s back! Startup Weekend Education returns to Orlando, May 13-15, 2016 at Valencia College’s Collaborative Design Center. Are you wondering what Startup Weekend Education (SWEDU) is all about? Think about how you talk about getting around to implementing an idea to change education, you might finally start building or creating your idea, and finally six months later you decide to take some action. Pack all that into a single weekend
Remember that cuddly plush robot from Startup Weekend, Kickstarter, Starter Studio, and Orlando called TROBO? We’ll TROBO hits Shark Tank this Friday, April 8th at 9/8c PM on ABC. This is great new for entrepreneurs and fathers, Chris Harden and Jeremy Scheinbery, who invented the idea over a weekend at Startup Weekend Orlando. As a Startup Weekend organizer, TROBO Kickstarter backer, father, and educator, I’m proud to see these guys