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The Evolution of a Brand: From Cocktails to Content

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 6:00 am

You may have noticed our new brand – Tech.Co.  We never formally announced the transition from Tech Cocktail to Tech.Co, but decided it’s time to give you a little more background on why we made this big change. It’s been quite a while since we…

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DC

1776, General Assembly, DC Mayor Announce Innovation Opportunity Program

By | May 7, 2015 at 10:00 am

Since it seems that 1776 can’t go a week without making news, they just announced an Innovation Opportunity Program that they are launching with General Assembly. DC’s Mayor Muriel Bowser along with representatives from TDF Foundation, THEARC, Capital One, MedStar Health, and Microsoft were…

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Women Who Tech Announces Women Startup Challenge

By | Apr 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Women Who Tech has one primary goal–to promote women-led startups. They recently announced a Women Startup Challenge where they plan to give away $50,000 (no strings attached) during the competition, thanks to crowdfunding and a partnership with prominent investors Fred Wilson, Joanne Wilson, and Craig Newmark of Craigslist and Craigconnects….

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Intuit to Help Developers Create Apps for Small Business

By | Apr 16, 2015 at 9:00 am

Globally, there are 600 million small businesses who are increasingly running their operations in the cloud. This number includes 29 million U.S. startups and small businesses, according to a research report commissioned by Intuit Inc. The exciting takeaway from this study is that this creates…

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Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Bus Tour Is Coming to the South

By | Mar 16, 2015 at 12:58 am

Get ready, Southerners: Steve Case just announced that his third Rise of the Rest tour will be coming to the south in May and awarding startups $500,000. The Rise of the Rest bus tours highlight and celebrate entrepreneurial activity in emerging startup regions between…

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Yo, We Want Your Help to Make Tech.Co Better

By | Feb 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm

What we’re about to ask of you is a seemingly sadistic favor, but we promise that we take much more pain in making such a request. In order for us to make Tech.Co a better resource on entrepreneurship for our readers, we want an opportunity to…

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Alexis Ohanian Returns to Reddit, Starts New Podcast

By | Feb 3, 2015 at 4:17 pm

Redditors rejoice, your overlord is returning! Well, he technically returned this past November; Alexis Ohanian has finally gotten around to emailing the community about rejoining reddit as Executive Chair. “I’m so excited to be working with Ellen and the entire reddit team to keep improving…

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GlobalHack Shifts Their Entire Focus to Civic-Minded Projects

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm

GlobalHack, the nonprofit cofounded by Drew Winship and LockerDome CEO Gabe Lozano, has officially hired their first Executive Director after a successful first year of operations. Matt Menietti, currently Director of Operations for SixThirty, will be leaving to join GlobalHack full-time starting February 1….

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Miami

Congrats to the Winners of the Tech Cocktail & Refresh Miami All-Star 2014 Awards!

By | Dec 12, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Holiday season is upon us, and what better place to be jolly than a holiday party with industry leaders? And jolly it was during this year’s Tech Cocktail & Refresh Miami Holiday party. We mingled with old friends, cheered with new ones, and recognized those in…

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Kairos and NovoPayment Selected as Endeavor Entrepreneurs at Miami

By | Dec 12, 2014 at 2:52 pm

Endeavor selected two new South Florida startups, Kairos and NovoPayment to become Endeavor Entrepreneurs at Miami. The companies were selected during Endeavor’s 56th International Selection Panel, which took place in Coral Gables and Coconut Grove on Monday through Wednesday. It included entrepreneurs being considered for…

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Find the Best Holiday Spots in Your Neighborhood with the Nextdoor Holiday Cheer App!

By | Dec 9, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Today, Nextdoor, the free and private social network used by 47,000 neighborhoods, just launched a new Holiday Cheer Map app! Now, you can navigate the holiday season in your very own neighborhood. Nextdoor’s Holiday Cheer Map is a social discovery tool that helps you find…

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Bitcoin Startups and Financial Disruptors: Last Chance to Apply for FinTech Innovation Lab

By | Dec 4, 2014 at 5:39 pm

The FinTech Innovation Lab is a 12-week program that takes place every Spring, and each year, only six companies are selected to take advantage of the connections that can be made in this incubator. FinTech itself is such a hugely exploding growth opportunity for…

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Chicago

Congrats to the Winners of the General Assembly & Tech Cocktail Chicago All-Star 2014 Awards!

By | Dec 1, 2014 at 10:00 pm

There’s no better way to end the year than with a great holiday party, and that’s precisely what we did this evening at the General Assembly & Tech Cocktail Holiday Party! Not only did we get the chance to hang out with all our friends…

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Ferguson Youth Tech Program Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

By | Nov 30, 2014 at 8:53 pm

The national attention to the unrest and pain occurring daily in Ferguson, MO and the surrounding St. Louis suburban areas continues to stoke heated conversation about the origins of the issues that caused the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at the hand of Officer…