Fran Rugo is the Marketing Manager at Tech.Co. Based in the Windy City, she shares a passion for sharing the Tech.Co story. She manages the marketing department by marketing the coolest and latest Tech.Co resources and offerings, Tech.Co internship program, industry events, and more!

 

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Launch Pad PITCH: Nominate a Startup in Your City

Launch Pad PITCH: Nominate a Startup in Your City

In March, the New Orleans, LA-based Launch Pad announced the 24 startups from across the country that will be competing in the Launch Pad PITCH competition. But we want to know: are there other notable startups in one of the competing cities that we…

Here Are Tech.Co’s SXSW Events to Add to Your Party List

Here Are Tech.Co's SXSW Events to Add to Your Party List

Tech.Co is excited to announce that we’re heading to Austin, TX for our seventh South by Southwest (SXSW)! Since 2010, we’ve set up shop during this time-honored festival to host some of best and biggest events showcasing the most innovative startups from across the…

Movies You Need to Watch to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Movies You Need to Watch to Get in the Holiday Spirit

We’re in the midst of the holidays and you’re probably hustlin’ to  “unplug” from work so you can actually enjoy the holidays. Personally, some of my favorite childhood memories were ones that I spent with my mom wrapping presents and watching Home Alone 2: Lost…

Low-Cost Ways to Stay Healthy in 2016

Low-Cost Ways to Stay Healthy in 2016

It’s that time of year when we indulge in more food than our bodies can really take (did you know that studies show the average weight gain throughout the holidays is about 1 to 3 pounds?). That’s about one pound a week throughout the…

Celebrate Startup Tour Heads to Baltimore

Baltimore

Charm City is definitely a place where innovation happens. After all, the first umbrella factory was established in Baltimore, and the first long-distance telegraph line was routed between Baltimore and Washington DC. So we know for sure that we are going to arrive in…

Celebrate Startup Tour Heads to DC

arlington dc general assembly

DC Tech, we’re back! This time we’re rocking and rolling on the Tech Cocktail (a Tech.Co production) mixer and startup tour so join us on June 10th at 1776 where we’ll search for the Startup of the Year! Since January, Tech Cocktail has been traveling the…

Celebrate Startup Tour Heads to Boston

Boston startups

Since the beginning of this year, Tech Cocktail (a Tech.Co production) has been traveling the world from Tampa Bay to Dallas, Halifax to Memphis discovering the hottest startups. From national to international, all winning startups along the Celebrate Startup Tour will be invited to pitch at…

Who is Memphis’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

Memphis startups

The Tech Cocktail Startup Tour makes its way this week to the banks of the Mississippi River as we head to Memphis for the first time to be a part of BBQ Fest! It’s been a moment since we’ve visited Memphis and we’re excited to be back to find…

Seekahoo Inc., StreamMe, and Srvd Win over Pittsburgh

Tech Cocktail’s Startup Competition headed to Pittsburgh last night where 11 of the hottest startups  showcased and competed in a pitch competition. Our ambassador, Kit Mueller, took the stage emceeing and announcing each startup for their 60 seconds to share who they are. With…

Highlight Your Startup Community: Become a Tech.Co Ambassador

Tech Cocktail ambassador

Are you a community do-er? Obsessed with all the great happenings in your town? Know the latest and hottest startups? We have something special for you! Tech.Co is looking for new ambassadors to help cover the great happenings in their startup communities and host…