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Taking a Road Trip this Holiday? Roadtrippers’ New App Will Help You Plan

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Road Trippin’ with your favorite allies just got easier. Online trip planner startup, Roadtrippers, recently launched their new iPhone app, making place discovery and trip planning easier and more intuitive than ever on the go. Let’s go get lost anywhere in the USA. The new app, which centralizes travel resources, simplifies trip planning for the 41.3M Americans… Read more »


Win a Trip to CES with Tech Cocktail’s CES Sweepstakes!

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Today, Tech Cocktail in partnership with the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show announced a special online sweepstakes that will allow one winner to win two free passes to the 2015 International CES! This prize includes round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations from January 6-9th, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. To enter, you must visit the CES Sweepstakes Page during… Read more »


How to Stop Ebola with Bitcoin Next Tuesday

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Why Tuesday? You know Black Friday and of course Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday is a social movement held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and is a day of giving back. Started in 2012 by the UN Foundation and 92nd St Y, #GivingTuesday has become a worldwide sensation, uniting nonprofits, CEOs, heads of state and everyday people… Read more »



Send Us Your Nominations for the General Assembly & Tech Cocktail Chicago All-Star Award Ceremony

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Guess what? Thanksgiving is next week. And then there’s that whole period between Thanksgiving and Christmas when all you can think about is, well, um, Christmas. More importantly, though, the holiday season signals the inevitable end to the year; hence, the period after Thanksgiving often turns into a period of reflection, remembrance, and recognition – a look… Read more »


Enterprise Companies have Banded Together to Create Let’s Encrpyt: SSL/TLS Everywhere

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Today, it was announced that Let’s Encrypt, a new organization that will provide an easier way to obtain and use a server certificate (TLS) to secure web sites, has been launched. According to Bill Brenner of Akamai Technologies, “The industry-wide transition from SSL to TLS moves another step forward this week, with the Internet Security Research… Read more »




Startup Weekend Las Vegas: Register Now for This Weekend!

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Startup Weekend is a time-honored tradition and global grassroots movement to rapidly collaborate and build a business over a weekend. According to a press release from the Startup Weekend Las Vegas organizers, “Teams organically form around top ideas, as determined by popular vote. Each team has 54 hours to create a business model, code, design, and… Read more »


OrderWithMe Announces $28M in Additional Financing

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OrderWithMe, a retail innovation and inventory solutions company, today has announced $28 million in additional financing, led by existing investors which include Vegas Tech Fund, SOSVentures, BaseVC and Tony Hsieh with additional participation from Silicon Valley Bank, Pentland Group, Advantage Capital and several others. Jonathan Jenkins, CEO of OrderWithMe, moved the company to Downtown Las… Read more »


Get to Know Tech.co’s City Page: Miami

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Chances are that you have come to one of the many Tech Cocktail events that we hold throughout the year and throughout the country. We went to Denver to hold a Startup Showcase during Denver Startup Week, and we are headed to Washington DC and Miami this week for speaker sessions. Are you as excited… Read more »


Get to Know Tech.co’s City Page: NYC

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All year long, Tech Cocktail hosts events all across the country to celebrate and connect local startups, entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and other tech-minded individuals. We host major events in Austin during SXSW, in Las Vegas during CES, and have created fabulous one-off events to work with existing communties to educate and celebrate startups. We recently… Read more »


It’s America Recycles Day! Do you have a Green Office?

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It’s got a Presidential Proclamation and everything, so it’s real: Today is America Recycles Day! You might already be recycling at home, but do you continue the practice at the office? How much greener can you make the world by making changes in the workplace? You don’t need a lecture. C’mon. Thanks to Cafe Quill,… Read more »


Get to Know Tech.co’s City Page: Austin

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You may already know that Tech Cocktail hosts local mixers, speaker events, and showcase events to educate and highlight startups all over the country. But did you also know that Tech Cocktail aggregates content shown to the national audience at tech.co so that local stories are gathered into a collection on city pages too? Even if… Read more »