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Celebration

19 Ways to Celebrate the Independence of Entrepreneurship this 4th

By | Jul 4, 2015 at 8:00 am

Americans celebrate Independence Day on July 4 to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the nation’s Founding Fathers. We honor and remember all those who took part in winning independence for America. So today, we at Tech.Co wish all Americans a…

Entrepreneur

Peter Thiel’s Key Advice For Entrepreneurs And Investors (In 2 Quotes)

By | Jul 4, 2015 at 2:49 pm

Early Facebook investor and Paypal billionaire, Peter Thiel, revealed two key pieces of advice he gives aspiring entrepreneurs and investors this week at the Atlantic Aspen Ideas Festival. They can be distilled into two simple quotes: To investors — Buzzwords should be a red flag “If…

Coworking spaces

What Does the Future of the Office Look Like?

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Barely ten years ago the working situation for the average office worker would be unthinkable for many of the employees, freelancers, and entrepreneurs of today. Gone are the days of the traditional office environment, comprising of allocated desks and worker bees clocking in at…

News

5 Ways to Improve Productivity in Your Startup Environment

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

While startup life is a popular and fun work life, it isn’t something for everyone. Startup life is a lot more demanding on its workforce with its tighter schedules and resource constraints. Making the most of every minute, while avoiding burning out in the…

Sports

Tel Aviv

Pulse Play: One Step Closer to Changing Racket Sports Forever

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

A little while back I wrote an article about Pulse Play, a sports wearable designed by three time Grand Slam tennis champion Andy Ram. They were only in their early Indiegogo phase, but they claimed that it “could potentially change the face of racket…

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Marketing & Social Media

Dallas

The ABCs of Digital Marketing

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 9:00 am

Michael Jackson once said: “…ABC, it’s as easy as 1-2-3. As simple as, do re mi…”. Although he was teaching a girl all about love in this scenario, the truth is that this simple equation can be applied to most fields outside of cupid’s domain –…

Kickstarter

Denver

Together We Can End ‘Laptop Hunching’

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Picture this: you’re in a coffee shop and you see somebody across the room. They’re hunched over their laptop, working incredibly hard on some big project. However, that’s when you realize the way their back is curved, and how unnatural and uncomfortable it looks….

Partnership

NYC

Mobile Retail Provider Grability Partners with Chile’s Cencosud

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The world of mobile retail is growing, but there is a lot of room for improvement, especially when it comes to grocery shopping. Most mobile retail apps are not very intuitive or user friendly, and shopping for groceries through a mobile app is basically unheard of. In…

Food

London

Velocity: “Let’s Make Dining Out More Personal”

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Zia Yusuf and Alex Macdonald, longtime childhood friends, decided in 2014 that it was time to end the multitude of consumer frustrations in restaurants, something they had experienced firsthand. Though the question for them became how to solve this problem. The duo spent a…

Programming education

Miami

Miami’s Wyncode Academy Launches 6-Week iOS Development Course

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Wyncode Academy – South Florida’s very first coding school, announced yesterday the addition of a 6-week, part-time iOS development course that will be aimed at teaching students how to build iOS apps using Objective-C, Xcode IDE, Parse APIs, and Apple very own Swift. The…

Accelerator

Telluride

The 2015 Telluride Accelerator Class is Hungry for Success

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

When I tell people that I live at the beach in San Diego I get a lot of responses. Most frequently is: how do you ever get any work done? If I’m being honest, it’s not that difficult. The trigger for this question is…

Cloud Storage

Chicago

Chicago Netflix, Spotify, and Amazon Web Services Users To Get Hit With Cloud Tax

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 4:03 pm

Are you living in Chicago and enjoying binge-watching the latest season of Orange Is The New Black or House of Cards on Netflix? If so, you may soon have to start paying more for your Netflix fix. The Chicago Tribune reports that streaming service…

Psychology

5 Tips for Avoiding Stagnation (in Life and Business)

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 3:00 pm

“People often don’t learn the skills they need or use the skills they have,” psychologist Carol Dweck writes in her book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In other words, we stagnate. We stop growing, stop learning, and wonder why success eludes us. Stagnation…

Reports & Rankings

Chicago

Top 20 Chicago Startup Founders Under 30

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm

If you’re unaware: Chicago is a damn good place to start a company. Whether it’s the great community of entrepreneurs and support for women startup founders, to even just the mere beauty of the city itself, there’s plenty of reasons why many Chicago startup…