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Apply to Represent Buenos Aires in Startup Competition

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¿Cuál es la mejor startup en Buenos Aires?  Buenos Aires is home to one of South America’s emerging tech hubs. A city filled with high-quality tech professionals, there is no doubt that the competition for the best startup to represent Buenos Aires during Tech Cocktail’s Celebrate in Las Vegas will be fierce! This is an opportunity… Read more »



Announcing New Speakers for Tech Cocktail Celebrate!

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Happy Friday! We’re busy at Tech Cocktail planning, planning, planning for our big event this October, Tech Cocktail Celebrate – have you grabbed your tickets yet? We are announcing new speakers to inspire and educate! Tickets went on sale last week for Celebrate, coming up this October 6-7 (31 days and counting!). Celebrate will gather hundreds of attendees,… Read more »


FREE AT&T Hackathon Offers $80K In Cash Prizes!

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Las Vegas is a great place for conferences, but recently developers have known for sure that it’s a great place for hackathons. This weekend, the AT&T Developer Program is proud to announce the AT&T Hackathon, Code for Car & Home at Super Mobility Week! Get yourself to Las Vegas right now! Where: The upscale Cosmopolitan… Read more »


Crowdsourcing and Community-Building: Vote on the SXSW PanelPicker!

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Although the SXSW Interactive Conference is still several months off, the crafting and creation of content for the event is underway right now. The conference utilizes crowdsourcing both to cull ideas for panels and to vote up great ideas. This community-building process is called the PanelPicker. After submitting a panel for review, a presenter’s next… Read more »


CareCloud Makes Its Debut on Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

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Miami-based technology company CareCloud has been included in the 2014 Inc. 500, ranking 127th among America’s fastest-growing companies. CareCloud is one of the leading providers of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services. It is the company’s debut on the annual list, highlighting revenue growth of more than 2,900% between 2010 and 2013. CareCloud also ranked… Read more »


Arkansas Venture Center To Launch Pre-Accelerator Course With Nashville Entrepreneur Center

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The Arkansas Venture Center (AVC) announced today it will offer Pre-Flight, a pre-accelerator course for early stage entrepreneurs and startup companies that helps fast track their concept to market. The 14-week course is a partnership with Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC), with the goal to gives participants access to proven startup methodologies as well as connect them… Read more »


My Book “Startup Mixology” in the News!

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Whew! It’s been almost a month since I launched my book, Startup Mixology: Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. I’ve been busy with a book tour (join us!), speaking with other great panelists in DC, Miami, Vegas, San Francisco, and Dallas. I got to sit down with lots of the entrepreneurs quoted in… Read more »


Macy’s Announces It Will Bring Fashion Incubator to Miami

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Macy’s, the American chain of department stores, announced today that it will bring its fashion incubator to Miami as an effort to foster talent in the city. The announcement was made by Edward Jay Goldberg, the Vice President of Government & Consumer Affairs for Macy’s during the annual Beacon Council One Community One Goal Meeting. Goldberg went… Read more »


CoFounderLabs Merges With RockThePost to Create One-Stop Shop for Equity Crowdfunding 

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CoFoundersLab, the online matchmaking network that scientifically builds startup teams, is merging with investor crowdfunding portal RockThePost to create a one-stop shop for investors called OneVest. The platform will connect early stage startups with accredited investors, and it will have a diversified network of over 35,000 startup founders and over 15,000 investors. “Whenever we asked our community… Read more »


Frank Gruber’s Book “Startup Mixology” Launches Today!

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After wanting to write a book for over ten years, I can finally check that off my bucket list. Today is the official release of Startup Mixology: Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success, and I couldn’t be more excited. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the book, inspired me to… Read more »


Winners of 2014 Knight News Challenge Announced

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The Knight Foundation announced today the winners of the Knight News Challenge at MIT Civic Media Conference in Cambridge, Mass. The winners of the grants are projects aimed at strengthening the internet for free expression and innovation, total awards of $3,466,000. “The successful winners find solution for practical problems,” said Alberto Ibarguen, President and CEO of The Knight Foundation,… Read more »


Hands-Free Retail Therapy: Shop X Glassware Launches for Google Glass

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Shop X Glassware Added to MyGlass Google Glass’ exclusive club of finely curated Glassware just debuted a new member: Shop X. Designed to augment your day to day shopping routine, Shop X simplifies a user’s retail experience by enabling hands-free access to shopping lists on-the-go and intelligently sorting items by category. As most Glass developers know, Google’s attention to detail and… Read more »


Amazon Unveils Smartphone “Fire Phone”

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The wait is over. Amazon.com Inc. unveiled its new smartphone Fire Phone today at an event in Seattle. According to the Associated Press (AP), the new phone will enable users to snap a photo of a book title or listen to a song playing, and it’ll show you where to buy it on Amazon. Users will… Read more »