Jennifer Beese
Jennifer Editor
Jennifer is a former sorority girl turned geek, writer, and mobile app enthusiast. She has worked as a community manager for two Los Angeles-based tech startups, Border Stylo and Kuapay. Most recently she has been writing for Sprout Social Insights and Today’s iPhone. Jennifer is passionate about social media, startups, and kinesiology – she literally has a skeleton in her closet.
 

Jennifer's RECENT POSTS

The Profile Of A Seattle Startup [Infographic]

The team at SUM Seattle has put together an infographic with interesting facts and figures from some of Seattle's top startup companies.  [Read More]

Chicago Entrepreneurs Honored at the White House

Chicago-based startups GiveForward and ColorJar have been selected as two of the 2011 Empact100, and will be honored for their accomplishments and positive economic influence in today’s ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C....  [Read More]

Weekend Recap: Stories You May Have Missed

We get it. Running a company keeps you pretty busy during the week. While you were in meetings, brainstorming strategy ideas, and demoing products, we’ve been reporting on some of the most innovative startups across...  [Read More]

Google Announces Partnership With Startup Weekend

Google has just announced a partnership with Startup Weekend — a global organization committed to promoting real entrepreneurship in local communities. Startup Weekend holds 54-hour startup events that bring together entrepreneurs from engineering, product, design,...  [Read More]

Only 40% of Coworking Spaces to Report a Profit

Last week, Deskmag unveiled the results of its second annual coworking survey. While coworking is growing in popularity, especially among the startup community, the survey still uncovered challenges. Coworking is a style of work which...  [Read More]

Weekend Recap: Stories You May Have Missed

We get it. Running a company keeps you pretty busy during the week. While you were in meetings, brainstorming strategy ideas, and demoing products, we’ve been reporting on some of the most innovative startups across...  [Read More]

All Eyes on HiveMined

A couple of weeks ago, Google announced that it would be removing the social feature from the company’s web-based aggregator, Google Reader. Instead of sharing through Reader’s internal network, users now have the option to...  [Read More]

Swagtag Aims to Spark Conversation Through Daily Twitter Contests

In an effort to help business owners jump-start their social media and advertising efforts, co-founders Mike Vosters and Gabe Stein launched Swagtag — a website where visitors could participate in daily Twitter contests. Swagtag posts...  [Read More]

Understanding Startup Funding [Infographic]

Solid ideas, a devoted team, and a healthy market are all components for startup success; however, in most cases, none of that really matters without money. Whether you’re bootstrapping it yourself or seeking angel investments,...  [Read More]

SweetHack Comes to the Windy City

With Chicago Ideas Week underway the weekend is full of talks, labs, and programs designed to spread innovation throughout the city. Just in case you can’t get enough, SweetHack is one more event we think...  [Read More]