Ecosystems

Seattle

5 Reasons Why Seattle Is the Next Big Startup City

By | Jun 30, 2016 at 3:05 pm

Seattle is a rapidly growing option among the roster of famous startup-friendly cities. Since it isn’t as sizable as San Francisco or New York, it can be easy to forget how many tech heavy-hitters call it home — Boeing, Microsoft, Concur, Bungie, Amazon, Expedia, Zillow, Tableau,…

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Fargo

Investor Paul Singh’s Very Honest Tips for Midwest ‘Tech Hubs’

By | Jun 29, 2016 at 3:02 pm

If anyone is qualified to offer advice to the so called tech hubs blooming across America, it is perhaps Paul Singh, the man who is taking three laps around the country to study how these communities operate and grow. The venture capitalist, an original…

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Sydney

Australia Is the King of Wearable Sports Technology

By | Jun 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Sports has always been viewed as the purest form of competition, pitting people against each other in bouts of strength, speed, and wit. But as the competition has gotten more heated over the years, technology has played a roll in deciding who was the…

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Arlington

Graduate from Coffee Shops to One of These Arlington Coworking Spaces

By | Jun 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Freelancer, full-timer, contractor, entrepreneur, or even funemployed – they all have one thing in common: the need for a place to get work done. From Arlington,…

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London

The State of the UK’s Startup Scene

By | Jun 13, 2016 at 11:00 am

The United Kingdom – London in particular – has an exciting startup scene. Many new tech and other startups are choosing the UK as their launchpad. If you are eyeing the UK as a possible location for launching your business, keep reading. We will…

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Detroit

Detroit Pushes Towards Recovery with Growing Entrepreneur Ecosystem

By | May 24, 2016 at 7:09 pm

It’s no secret that Detroit has fallen on tough times. In 2013, Detroit become the largest city in US history to file for bankruptcy, confirming what the nation already knew: the manufacturing powerhouse’s best days were behind it. Fortunately, there has been an impressive…

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Detroit

You Are ‘Brave’ to Startup in Detroit, Says Bill Ford of Ford Motor Company

By | May 23, 2016 at 1:40 pm

In a filled theater in downtown Detroit, Bill Ford, Jr. – the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company and great-grandson of Henry Ford – addressed a crowd of startup and tech enthusiasts to kickoff Detroit Startup Week. Ford, Jr. was welcomed by Detroit Mayor…

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National Day of Civic Hacking Helps Micro-Businesses In Local Ecosystems

By | May 23, 2016 at 9:08 am

A micro-business can be defined as an enterprise with five or fewer employees. There are thousands of them across the country and they are a key part of what keeps local business ecosystems alive. Almost all companies start out as a micro-business, with one,…

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Emerging Tech Hubs That Are Challenging Silicon Valley

By | May 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Startups and entrepreneurs are rising up faster than ever, and the movers of the industry don’t have to be dependent on location for success. Silicon Valley may be infamous as the once-tech hub center of the country, but today, other tech hubs are emerging…

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HR Open Source Is a Bold Collaboration to Improve Recruiting and HR

By | May 18, 2016 at 9:48 am

Human resources (HR) is one of the most unsexy parts of any organization, but no matter the size or company age it’s a necessary component to operating properly. Companies need to recruit, hire, retain, and keep people happy, but the industry is a bit…

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DC

DC’s Mayor Bowser Kicks of Second Annual InnoMAYtion

By | May 10, 2016 at 9:08 am

Washington, DC is a city where innovation is a major focus. It is the seat of the federal government after all, so if DC isn’t moving forward in innovative ways, it can hardly set an example for the rest of the country. It’s also…

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Green Entrepreneurship: Trends and Startups To Watch

By | May 2, 2016 at 9:00 pm

The evolving social entrepreneurship field has given a major boost to another massive trend on the scene – green entrepreneurship. Startups aimed at solving the world’s greatest environmental problems are blossoming worldwide with the active support from consumers and investors. While green ventures do…

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Birmingham

A Peek Into Birmingham’s Startup Ecosystem

By | Apr 28, 2016 at 12:30 pm

In the 1960s, Birmingham, AL earned the nickname “The Magic City” and “Pittsburgh of the South”. The city served as a primary industrial center and, along with Atlanta, was a railroad hub in the Deep South. Its major industries were iron and steel production….

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Sydney

Silicon Beach: A Sneak Peek at Australia’s Startup Ecosystem

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 12:51 pm

Have you considered Australia as a launching pad for your newest startup? It turns out, that there is a small, but very active startup ecosystem down under. Let’s take a look at a quick overview of it. Top Australian Startups Let’s kick things off…

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Collaboration Drives Buffalo’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Situated at the western edge of New York state, the Buffalo-Niagara region is experiencing a surge in fast-growing startups, unique methods of raising funds and a dedicated group of leaders supporting and investing in the growth of this entrepreneurial ecosystem. Already in 2016, five…

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Dallas

A Look at Capital and Community in the Dallas Tech Ecosystem

By | Apr 14, 2016 at 5:59 pm

In the past year, the Dallas startup community has blossomed like crazy. New incubators, co-working spaces, and capital have emerged, seemly out of nowhere. When you add corporate innovation growth and an increase in population, then you’ve got the cool-aid for a great startup…

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Is Estonia Europe’s Newest Startup Hub?

By | Apr 13, 2016 at 10:00 am

Estonia is a tiny Baltic state with just 1.3 million people. One look at this miniscule country and you would dismiss the idea that it could ever become a major European startup hub. But look closer and you can find out some key reasons…