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3 Takeaways from the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Recently, Fortune.com published a list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials. The Millennial generation encompasses those born between 1980 and 2004, and according to a Pew Research Center study, Millennials are now the largest generation in the American workforce. Below are three takeaways…

Funding

Louisville

Machine Marketplace MakeTime Raises $2.65 Million in Series A

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Lexington, KY based startup, MakeTime connects makers with the machines that they need. The company recently raised $2.65 million in a Series A Round led by Almaz Capital and included participation from Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation (KSTC). MakeTime has created a marketplace where machine time…

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Chicago

Tech.Co is Heading to Chi-Town to Find This Year’s Top Startups

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Chicago, we love. While Tech.Co’s headquarters is now based in Downtown Las Vegas, our early roots are founded in the Chi. And, I mean, there’s plenty of reasons why a lot of great startups are born in Chicago – it’s simply a great place…

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Boston

Boston’s Salsify Raises $16.6M Series B Omnichannel Content Platform

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 12:30 pm

This morning, the Boston, MA-based Salsify – a leading SaaS, omnichannel content platform that allows easy and seamless creation and exchange of product content between manufacturers and retail partners – announced that it had raised $16.6 million in Series B funding. This recent round…

Entrepreneur

16 Women Founders Making Moves in Tech

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 11:00 am

When Marissa Meyer took over as Yahoo‘s CEO, the tech industry and media praised it a win: the end of the glass ceiling. In reality, there is still an outrageous shortage of women entering the technology sector, particularly software engineers. Companies like PowerToFly understand the need to diversify…

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Los Angeles

BloomNation is Succeeding in Empowering Small Businesses

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 10:00 am

No one goes into to the florist industry for the money. Florists are passionate about what they do. They should be seen as craftspeople and their work should be taken seriously. The big companies  in the industry (think FTD, Teleflora, 1800Flowers) that dole out…

Incubators

DC

Big Ideas Coming out of UMD’s Startup Shell Incubator

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 8:00 am

The University of Maryland is part of the reason that Maryland, as a state, is producing some really innovative entrepreneurial talent. Their student-run incubator and co-working space Startup Shell (shell, because the UMD mascot is the Terrapin -very clever, guys), which opened in 2012, is home to…

Opinion/Analysis

The Problem with Today’s Photo-Sharing Apps

By | Jul 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Are you among the many rhapsodizing about the new photo-sharing apps? Each service enables you to easily find, edit, and share photos faster than ever. The tech media’s firestorm of comprehensive reviews, especially for Google Photos were remarkable for empowering you to better enjoy…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Top IT Skills You Need, Top 20 Chicago Startup Founders Under 30

By | Jul 5, 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…

Ecommerce

Quick and Easy Tips for Building an Online Marketplace

By | Jul 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Building your own website and e-commerce store is challenging enough, but establishing an authoritative online marketplace in which other vendors and retailers can sell their products is even more difficult. When you run your own online store, you’re free to manage the site as…

Gear & Gadgets

Google’s New Wearable to Take Health Tracking to the Next Level

By | Jul 5, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In a bid to relish a better standard of living, working day in and day out has become a norm. This has left people with less time to focus on their personal lives. And as a result their health is being neglected. Imagine if…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Capture a Social Media Following

By | Jul 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Since the beginning of the modern marketing era it has been obvious that the absolute best way to attract attention to a brand or product is to get the people on your side. It is common knowledge that word of mouth is more powerful…

Trends

US Jobs Increasing in 2015: What That Means

By | Jul 5, 2015 at 12:00 pm

For many, the reality is that the U.S. economy has been a struggle to handle since the 2008 market crash. Not only were people easily out of work, but finding a job has been extremely difficult. While some of those difficulties still remain today…

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Unplag Looks to do Away With Plagiarism in Education

By | Jul 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

I remember in high school when my friend paid me to write a book review of Treasure Island. Unfortunately for him, I wasn’t that good of a writer. My idea was to get half of the money upfront and purchase Cliff Notes, using it…