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No More Boxes – Designing UI/UX in Real- Life

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Spending hours and hours creating boxes, circles, and rectangles all to show exactly how an app will look and feel is frustrating and confusing. But those days are over. The team behind Velocis has released UI Magnets. UI Magnets are an innovative way of capturing your app design ideas and working through the early ideation process. Velocis Creative Director… Read more »


Aspiring Israeli Tech Startups to Meet with American Investors

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On March 24, ending on March 25, The Israel Dealmakers Summit will take place in New York City. The two-day, invitation only conference was designed for senior global thought leaders to discuss the tech, trends, and innovation shaping key sectors like Smart Cities, Internet of Things, and Mobile and Wireless. “Israel has more active startups per… Read more »


Company Values Guide You through Those Harder Situations

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In the startup world, we’re constantly talking about the importance of company culture. We define our corporate values and put them on t-shirts and posters all over our offices. But company cultural values don’t mean much until you find yourself in real life situations where they’re put to the test. I work remotely for AddThis… Read more »


BoomBoom Prints: A Marketplace of Art for Young Families

BoomBoom Prints

Not too long ago Ryan Broshar was looking, without success mind you, for nursery wall art to match a quilt made by his newborn’s grandmother. When he and his wife couldn’t find anything that fit their taste, Broshar decided that it was a problem only an entrepreneur could solve. So, he teamed up with Brett… Read more »


Worldpay Commits $1M to Accelerate FinTech Innovation in Atlanta

Georgia Tech

International payment and service company, Worldplay, announced that it will grant $1 million to establish a financial technology entrepreneur program at Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). The company will fund a new accelerator at ATDC for the next three years, which will include hiring a FinTech expert to serve as an entrepreneur-in-residence to mentor… Read more »


Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Follow this Harvard Startup Guide

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According to the most recent ranking of entrepreneurship programs – as determined by the Princeton Review and published in Entrepreneur magazine – Harvard places first as the top college offering an entrepreneurship course of study (on the graduate level, at least, since Harvard doesn’t offer an undergraduate entrepreneur track). It’s not surprising when you consider that… Read more »


Hang Out with Google Cloud Platform at SXSW

Google Cloud Platform Austin

The SXSW Interactive Conference and Festival is just about the greatest place for creators and builders in the tech space to gather for learning, connections, and unique party experiences. We’re proud to partner with Google Cloud Platform to promote a series of events in Austin from March 13-16 called Hang out with Google Cloud Platform @ SXSW. Next-generation… Read more »


RoboCORE: A Heart to Power Any Robot you Imagine

Robots

It’s an important question to ask: are robots and robotics not a cornerstone of the mainstream because there’s an inherent trust issue between humans and robots? Or is it something entirely different? Husarion, a Poland based startup is seeking funding via Kickstarter for RoboCORE, a device that acts as the ‘heart’ of a DIY robot. They’re… Read more »


Andreessen Horowitz: 10 Most Common Funding Questions

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Stephen McDermid of Andreessen Horowitz recently shared a list of the most common questions investors hear from founders raising capital. Raising capital can be a frustrating and difficult process for founders. Understanding the process before hitting the ground running can help the process. Tech.Co selected the top 10 questions startup founders ask investors, followed by advice… Read more »


MakeSpace Expands On-Demand Self-Storage to Chicago, D.C.

MakeSpace Expands On-Demand Self-Storage to Chicago, D.C.

MakeSpace, the New York, NY-based startup offering a self-storage solution, just announced its expansion of its on-demand, local self-storage services to Chicago, IL and Washington, D.C. While the company offers its storage services to people throughout the contiguous United States, prior to today, its local delivery service was only available in NYC. With this announcement, local… Read more »


Hacking Your Online Dating Profile: Use These Keywords

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Today, 15 years after eHarmony was founded, online dating sites are trying to innovate new models that don’t involve scanning through hundreds of profiles and laughing at unfortunate typos, too-flattering photos, and the same cliche interests. Sites like How About We, for example, focus on getting pairs of singles out on dates and doing activities… Read more »


Booker Raises $35M in Funding to Expand Services to Commerce Market

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New York-based service commerce startup, Booker, announced it raised $35 million in a Series C round led by Medina Capital. The company helps businesses sell their services online, via mobile device or in person, creating a seamless online booking experience for their customers. Other investors include Jump Capital, Signal Peak, strategic investor First Data, and previous investors Bain Capital Ventures, Revolution… Read more »


AT&T Drive Connected Car Announcement Provides Major Boost to D.C.’s Urgent.ly

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The Washington, D.C.-based roadside assistance service startup, Urgent.ly, got a major boost yesterday when it was announced at the Mobile World Congress that AT&T would be implementing the company’s app into the AT&T Drive connected car services platform. As automakers, tech companies, and consumers move towards a “connected car” market, the announcement not only marks a huge… Read more »


CannaBuild Offers Broad-Spectrum Access to Cannabis Data

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“I come from an enterprise background. I lived in a corporate world for about six years, and to go from that world with all of your professionalism into the cannabis world is tough,” says Zach Marburger, CEO and founder of CannaBuild. But tough isn’t impossible, and Marburger is a dedicated entrepreneur who knows what he’s… Read more »