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NYC

Quadjobs: Connecting Colleges with Communities

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The average college student is faced with many firsts, one of which (and probably the most major) is a new city & new way of life. For some students it’s a great way to fully dive into the college experience – for others it’s…

Cannabis

Toronto

Get Answers to All Of Your Cannabis Queries with CannaSOS

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Marijuana is a complex plant. Maybe you plan to partake for medical or recreational purposes, and want to do be well versed about what you’re putting in your body. Or maybe you’re a grower or distributor and want to interact with other experts, or brush up on…

Wearables

Tune: a Wearable that Analyzes Running Technique

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm

As a runner (or, someone who occasionally likes to believe she’s a runner) and as a person who loves pretty much any device that helps me quantify myself, I am very intrigued by the newest product from Kinematix: a wearable device for runners called Tune. Tune claims to…

SaaS

Austin

Personalities Tell Powerful Stories, and Win Awards

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Earlier in June Unilever Foundry and Lions Innovation went out in an attempt to quantify the top 50 marketing tech startups that are helping brands better connect, engage, and relate with people. It was no easy task, but they recently released their final list…

Product Launch

Boston

California Man Wins $50,000 After Naming This Venture Firm

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Back in March, we reported on a competition held by the Cambridge, MA-based Formerly Known as Atlas (FKA) Venture – the tech investment arm of Atlas Venture – aimed at at helping the venture firm firm find a new name for itself. Well, this…

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Funding

On Demand Delivery Service Postmates Raises $80M in Series C

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 12:30 pm

San Francisco based Postmates has a goal of making on-demand delivery as quick and inexpensive as possible to give us what we all crave: instant gratification. Postmates recently raised $80M in a Series C round led by Tiger Global Management. The company now has a…

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Miami

Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Tour is Coming to Miami

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 10:00 am

Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition & Tour is going strong. So far we’ve hosted live events and competitions in multiple cities, and will be visiting more cities in the next months! On July 30th we will be making our appearance in Miami, sponsored by WeWork and Ford. WeWork…

Health

Chicago

Chicago Startup Fights to Lower Your Medical Costs

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

Even if you have great health benefits through your employer, when unforeseen emergencies hit, medical costs can get out of hand quickly. Then add on the percentage of medical bills that have errors (up to 80%!) and you can’t help but feel a little outraged…

Entrepreneur

5 Characteristics of Thriving Social Entrepreneurs – #3: Hire People Smarter Than You

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 8:00 am

In this series, we’ve discussed characteristics of thriving social entrepreneurs. First, we looked at the need to be a good problem solver: if you’re building a business that creates social impact, you need to start by identifying the problem you want to solve. Second,…

Security

Economic Espionage: Is Your Competition Hacking You?

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm

This article was originally posted to LinkedIn by Marcus Eagan, CEO and Founder at Nodal Industries. At Nodal, Eagan is doing his best to make the internet a safer place.  Corporate espionage is on the rise. For those unfamiliar with the term – also…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Biggest Reason Why Startup Succeed, Other Things Taylor Swift Needs to Change

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and…

Culture

Building Transparency in the Workplace with Tech

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

It’s clear that transparency in the workplace can help build better trust, engagement, and all-around happier employees. Not to mention, it gives employers increased visibility into the inner workings of the company. That level of transparency is fueled by social and workplace technologies. Without…

News

5 IT Skills You’ll Need as the Internet of Things Becomes a Reality

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

People are usually looking forward to the next big technological revolution. There’s always a great deal of excitement as we envision what the world will look like in the future and the role technology will play in that world. Most experts agree that if…

HR and Recruiting

Remote Interview is Changing How IT Employees Get Hired

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Most companies maintain an IT department, and coders can be an invaluable aspect of this team. However, this is not a skill-set that can be accurately reflected by a resume or CV file. The reality is that anyone can claim to have advanced coding…