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A Closer Look at Our Southern Region 2015 Startup of The Year Semifinalists

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm

For the past nine months, we’ve been looking high and low for the world’s best start-ups. If you’ve been following the competition closely, the wait is over. On Monday, October 5th we’ll host 52 of the world’s best startups for our semi-finalists showcase. Then…

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Know Your Value When Starting a Partnership for Your Business

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 2:21 pm

You’ve heard the saying “no man is an island?” Well, the same goes for startups. Despite the image of the lone-wolf entrepreneur, the truth is that no business can succeed alone, and partnerships can speed the growth of a startup, especially in its early…


How to Get Funded: A Chat with Kaz Shimizu, Investor at KDDI

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Kaz Shimizu is an investor in San Francisco at KDDI Open Innovation Fund. Prior to that, he was based in Japan at KDDI where he was in charge of mobile content business with Google. KDDI is Japan’s second largest mobile carrier with 43 million smartphones…


Is No One Safe From Drones?

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

Last Christmas, drones were the huge boom in sales and many people asked themselves if they should have bought one for their kids as a present. These devices can be entertaining, as long their battery lasts. However, not everything is fun, as drones begin…


4 Great Software Options for Running an Online Business

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

Today’s business environment is more competitive than ever. Having the right software, however, can significantly improve your chances of success. If you run an online business, consider using these four pieces of software. Topica for Email Marketing Social media marketing gets a lot of…

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Developing Your Brand in 7 Simple Steps

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

This article is not just focused on getting high rank with search engines like Google and having a lot of traffic to your site, but rather, it’s about building a brand for long term. Without further ado, let’s get started with these simple but powerful…

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Meet the Chicago Startup of the Year Semi-Finalists

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

From the start of the 2015, tech.co has been on a journey to find the very best startups across the globe. From Chicago to Las Vegas and everything in between, we’ve identified more than 50 startups deserving of the title Startup of the Year….


7 Hosted eCommerce Solutions for Small Businesses

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm

I’ve set up, scaled and sold over 20 eCommerce websites. Over the course of that process I learned a lot. I hate to use cliches, but I the most valuable lessons I learned were through my failures. My biggest failure was trying to build out…


How to Explain Influencer Marketing to an 8-year-old (or your boss)

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm

You’ve read all the recent Influencer Marketing case studies and are a little jealous of the return other brands are achieving. You would prefer to be the ‘cool kid’ rather than the ‘new kid’ on the block and have a great idea for an…



How to Pick a Team in an Emerging Market

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 10:00 am

Over the last decade, developing countries – also known as emerging markets – have become drivers of global economic growth. First we saw BRIC, then BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). Now a new group of countries from Indonesia to Colombia have emerged…


10 Vital New Trends for Mobile App Development

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 8:00 am

Now that the market is crammed full with apps and mobile developers, it is time to separate them into three main categories: bad ones, good ones and brilliant ones. Of course, everybody would love to be a part of the last category, but things…

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Guide to Downtown Las Vegas for Celebrate 2015

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 1:06 am

This week, hundreds of innovators, investors, thought-leaders, creatives, and media will descend on downtown Las Vegas for our 3rd annual conference, Celebrate 2015, our tech conference created to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship around the country. Speakers include Jermaine Dupri, Kara Goldin, Tony Hsieh, Danielle Morrill,…


5 Cyber Security Threats For 2015

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Currently, there are increasingly large numbers of cyber attacks in the nation. In fact, the FBI now ranks cybercrime as one of its top law enforcement activities. President Barack Obama, in his recently proposed budget, said that he would drastically raise the spending on…


How the Advances of Technology are Impacting the Future of Basketball

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Like any modern sport, basketball is constantly evolving. The game that began with a peach basket and a Canadian teacher has become America’s most played game – fuelled by passionate fans, colorful characters, and thrilling playoff runs. Whether you’re talking NBA, WNBA, minor league…