Company Close Up: HomeAware

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With the explosive growth of companies like AirBNB and HomeAway, travel have been changed forever. These companies have expanded the short term rental market dramatically and have already made renting someone’s home a viable and cost-saving alternative to staying in a hotel. This revolution in travel accommodations has brought better options for travelers, but also a new set of challenges. … Read More

Company Close Up: BareLabor

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Nearly everyone owns a car. Very few know anything about repairing it. Going to the auto mechanic when something is wrong with one’s car can be a confusing and frustrating experience. Consumers often feel held hostage by auto mechanics making recommendations for repairs they don’t understand. Consumers are unsure if the repair is necessary or the price is fair. BareLabor … Read More

Company Close Up: JobNow

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Turnover is a common problem for all companies, but the revolving door of restaurant employees is a challenge of magnitude. With some restaurant chains finding themselves hiring completely new staff every 6-12 months, finding qualified candidates quickly is critical to survival. On the flip side, the time it takes to fill out applications for restaurant work is time consuming, despite the … Read More

Company Close Up: HomeBlis

TahirCohort News Maintaining a home in the 21st century often requires some help. Whether it be landscape, or home cleaning, home-owers just can’t do it all themselves, nor do they want to. People would rather spend time enjoying their home than working on it. Despite the clear demand, this industry still operates in a mostly 20th century model with phone calls … Read More

Meet the Cohort!

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We are incredibly excited to announce the newest Collide Village cohort. This fall we will be mentoring and growing 8 incredible technology companies in a wide variety of industries. From online collaboration platforms to easy home maintenance, Collide Village companies do it all. The cohort will go through a 12 week acceleration program to validate business models, connect with customers, and … Read More

Collide Village Accelerator Has Opened Application For Its Next Cohort – Looking for Next BIG Innovative Company

TahirCohort News, entrepreneurship

Apply The Collide Village Accelerator Program (CVAP) is looking for its second class of startups. Ten (10) lucky startups will receive $25,000 in seed money, access to elite mentors, and 12 weeks of intensive coursework and field work, supported by lots of hands-on assistance during the three-month accelerator program. DEADLINE IS: AUGUST 4, 2015 Collide Village experts will take the … Read More