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 a startup advisor and investor. He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success.

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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Northwestern Football

For those of you sports fans out there, you may have noticed that daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and Draft Kings have exploded onto the scene this season with huge investors and brands behind them (e.g. MLB, NFL, Fox Sports, The Kraft Group, etc). In 2006 lawmakers…

Guide to Downtown Las Vegas for Celebrate 2015

DTLV Guide Celebrate 2015

This week, hundreds of innovators, investors, thought-leaders, creatives, and media will descend on downtown Las Vegas for our 3rd annual conference, Celebrate 2015, our tech conference created to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship around the country. Speakers include Jermaine Dupri, Kara Goldin, Tony Hsieh, Danielle Morrill,…

Undercover Lyft with Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs

Undercover Lyft With Kris Bryant

The Chicago Cubs are having a season to remember and it is getting fans excited for a possible playoff run. Much of their success is due to their roster filled with young talent. One of these talented youngsters is rookie phenom and Las Vegas-native…

The Internet of Things Dissected By SmartThings CTO Jeff Hagins

Throwback Thursday: Rob Pegoraro talks with Jeff-Hagins about IoT at Celebrate

It’s Thursday and we’re one day away from a holiday weekend, so let’s take a quick break to flashback with a fun throwback video for Throwback Thursday. This particular video is from our Celebrate Conference last year when SmartThings CTO Jeff Hagins had a conversation with Yahoo! Tech…

The Evolution of a Brand: From Cocktails to Content

Tech.Co brand

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…

Vox Media Acquires Re/code

At Code Conference Mossberg Bankoff & Swisher

Today at Code Conference, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, Vox Media announced it has acquired Re/code in an all stock deal. This acquisition continues to grow the Vox Media audience and bolster their tech coverage which also includes The Verge. Two years ago, Vox Media acquired Curbed Network…

How to Turn Your Apple Watch Gold [VIDEO]

Gold Apple Watch

If you have been yearning for an gold Apple Watch but don’t have $12,000 to purchase one, you may be in luck. There is a way to turn your regular $399 Apple Watch Sport into something that more closely resembles an Apple Watch gold….

Google Executive Dan Fredinburg Lost In Mount Everest Avalanche

Dan Fredinburg Climbing Mount Everest

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal has claimed the lives of more than 2,000 people. It also wreaked havoc on the brave few who were attempting to climb Mount Everest, which is roughly 150 miles from the epicenter of the quake. One of the…

The Rise of the Rest Tour Through The South

Rise of the Rise road tour

Built off the premise that you can startup from nearly anywhere these days, I’m excited to be joining Steve Case, Revolution Ventures, Up Global, Google for Entrepreneurs and a great group of individuals on the Rise of the Rest tour through the south in…

Downtown Project Forms DTP Ventures Names CEO

Downtown Project's Container Park Downtown Las Vegas

The Downtown Project, the $350 million revitalization of downtown Las Vegas, has announced the creation of a new entity called DTP Ventures to help provide support for the businesses they’ve created over the last few years. As part of this move they have appointed downtown mentor and entrepreneur…

‘Madden NFL 15’ Video Game Predicts Super Bowl Winner

Madden NFL 15 - Super Bowl Prediction

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What Does Tesla Model S P85D ‘Insane Mode’ Feel Like?  

Tesla P85D Insane Mode Reaction Video

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The 2015 State of the Union Recapped In 24 Obama Quotes

State of the Union 2015

President Barack Obama delivered the 2015 State of the Union address that covered a number of topics with themes based in optimism, resilience, rebuilding, bedrock values, and creating change. He started with the story about an American named Rebekah from Minnesota, noting her family’s  struggles and resilience. Here’s a quick…

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Caitlin photo by Jennifer Toole

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