Frank Gruber is the Cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is an entrepreneur and new media journalist focused on sharing his tech product expertise and analysis on emerging technologies. Previously he built products for millions of users while at AOL and Tribune Company. He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups.

Frank currently lives in Las Vegas and Washington, D.C. but travels a lot as he circles the globe speaking, hosting events and helping entrepreneurs, startups and technology communities amplify their local technology signal.

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Notes From the Road: Rise of the Rest Phoenix Tour


In the Valley of the Sun, there is a heat wave of startup activity throughout the community. Our final stop on the Rise of the Rest Tour landed us in Phoenix and we went full afterburner until the sun set in the west. We…

Here’s How We’re Continuing To Support Startups Everywhere

TechCo Startup of the Year

Two weeks ago, we concluded the 2016 Startup of the Year program at our annual conference Innovate! and Celebrate 2016. If you attended, thank you so much for attending the event, we appreciate your support and hope you received value from your experience. If you…

Notes from the Road: Rise of the Rest Albuquerque Tour

AppCityLife: Succeeding in Albuquerque with Ideas Beyond Its Time

This Autumn, the City of Albuquerque will be filled with harvest festivals, plenty of chile roasting and hot-air balloons floating in the morning sky. It is here that we landed for our next stop on the Rise of the Rest Tour. Ask any member…

Notes from the Road: The Rise of the Rest Denver Tour

Denver – Startup exit count: 216 Photo: Flickr / Al Case

The Mile High city never disappoints, with a vibrant landscape and 300 days of sun intertwined with an active downtown filled with modern skyscrapers, one can’t help but to breathe in the fresh air of entrepreneurship that carries throughout the state. On Tuesday, the…

Notes From The Road: The Rise of the Rest Nebraska Tour Stop

Steve Case and Frank Gruber on the Rise of the Rest Lincoln Stop

On Monday, we kicked off the Rise of the Rest tour in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska. We met with a lot of key people, from local representatives and state government officials to investors and startup founders during our whirlwind day. While in town, I got a chance to catch…

6 Things That Matter When It Comes to Building Your Business

Frank Gruber and Nick Cannon ChaseforBiz Business Conference Sept 27 2016

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of attending the first Chase for Business Conference in my hometown of Chicago, Illinois. Hosted by entrepreneur and entertainer Nick Cannon, the event had a solid cast of speakers sharing their insights to a crowd of about 500…

Just Like NBA’s Kevin Durant, We’re Headed to the Bay Area Soon

SF TechCo Tech Startup Event

With NBA superstar Kevin Durant moving to the Golden State Warriors, there is certainly going to be an earthquake-like shift in the NBA. But for a startup in San Francisco, shaking things up in a particular industry is an everyday occurrence. Tech.Co’s excited to…

Introducing Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

Innovate and Celebrate Conference 2016

Today, I’m excited to share the news that Tech.Co has partnered with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) to host a unique combined conference where the biggest names in technology will meet the cutting edge of the startup world: Innovate! and Celebrate conference. Innovate! and Celebrate will…

Hyperloop One’s Las Vegas Desert Test Site Facility [PHOTOS]

Frank Gruber of Tech.Co at Hyperloop One Event - May 11, 2016

Yesterday, at a remote location in the northern Las Vegas desert, Hyperloop One performed its first public test of their propulsion system, which will ultimately be used for an entirely new type of transportation. The event was attended by media, investors, partners and friends of Hyperloop One. I was…

Hyperloop One 1st Public Propulsion Test A Success [Video]

hyperloop one tube las vegas nv

Today I attended the first public propulsion test of Hyperloop One at their test site in northern Las Vegas. This was the first successful public test of this nature for the company that just yesterday announced a name change, new partners, and a new round of funding. The…

Hyperloop One Announces Rebrand, Partners, and $80 Million Funding

Hyperloop One

Imagine if you could travel from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 20 minutes. That’s the dream of a hyperloop, an idea conceived by Elon Musk. Today, in downtown Las Vegas at a press and investor event, Hyperloop Technologies shared some exciting updates which included the…