Internet Round Up: Pirate Edition

Rrrrrr, Mateys! It’s time for another edition of Internet Round Up on today, the most talk-like-a-pirate of days! Here’s some of our latest and greatest news coverage from around the world, the internet, and the seven seas – and as an added treat at the end, we’ve thrown in some fun pirate-y stuff for you to enjoy! Continue reading “Internet Round Up: Pirate Edition”

3 Tips to Survive “Back to School”

Now that Labor Day is behind us, there’s no getting around it. School is back! The change in routines, peers, teachers, and workload can be a daunting task for kid and parent alike. We’ve compiled three tips to help you through the transistion!

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Building the Future

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Exciting news! We’ve been selected as one of the nine companies for Amazon’s first Alexa Accelerator, Powered by Techstars. We start this week and will be spending the next three months hard at work.

Here’s what CEO Matt has to say: “We are ecstatic to join forces with Amazon’s Alexa Accelerator and Techstars to scale our unique experience worldwide. It’s a real thrill. The vision of Novel Effect and the Alexa Accelerator is a perfect fit to bring new voice-activated entertainment to a global scale.”

The program culminates on October 17th with a Demo Day, where we will present to investors, mentors, technology leaders and community. It’s a really cool honor to be able to say that we’re Novel Effect, powered by Techstars.