Ecosystems

Arlington

The Best Places for Networking in the DC Area

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Networking is probably the most important thing you can do when you’re looking to find investors, grow interest in your company, or simply further your career….

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Dallas

Dallas Startup Week Expected to Be Twice as Big as Last Year

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 2:43 pm

For the second year in a row, Startup Week is coming to Dallas, TX with Chase for Business as the headline sponsor. Last year brought in about 3,000 registered attendees and they’re expecting to double that amount this year. The conference will take place from…

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France Will See a Major Boost to Its Startup Ecosystem

By | Apr 5, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Whenever one talks about startups, you automatically think of Silicon Valley in the US. But there are other areas in the world that are making headway in attracting startups to their shores. While there’s no doubt that the amount of investment in the US…

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New Orleans

LineGard Med Wins Delta Challenge at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

By | Mar 21, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Spencer Jones, CEO of LineGard Med clinched the first place spot at the 2016 Delta Challenge on Thursday afternoon at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW). The showcase, presented by the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), represented the culmination of a multi-month process which kicked off this fall in…

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Austin

5 Emerging Real Estate Markets In 2016

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The real estate industry emerged more than ever last year and the trend is predicted to see a rise in 2016 as well. With several investment laws changing the prices of global industry getting stable this year, there has been almost no effect to…

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London

Are Startups Being Priced Out of London?

By | Mar 3, 2016 at 11:03 am

Britain was recently hailed by EY as the fintech capital of the world, while the 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem report ranked London as the world’s sixth leading tech cluster overall. The British capital has been recognized on more than one occasion as the “tech…

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Chicago

150 N Riverside: Chicago’s Most Innovative Commercial Building

By | Mar 1, 2016 at 10:00 am

Location isn’t just important for brick & mortar stores – it can play a role in the success of digital companies as well. And when I’m talking about location, I’m not just talking about the city. The very building in which a company is located can also be a factor….

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Phoenix

Phoenix Is Rapidly Becoming a Top Ecosystem for Hispanic Entrepreneurs

By | Feb 25, 2016 at 2:30 pm

According to the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2015 DATOS report there are more than three million Hispanic-owned firms in the U.S. with an aggregate revenue of $517.4 billion and Hispanic female firms are growing at a rate of 88 percent. In Arizona, the…

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Zurich

Zurich Welcomes Startups with Money and Mentorship

By | Feb 22, 2016 at 2:22 pm

In January 2016, the Swiss city of Zurich witnessed the creation of Kickstart Accelerator, the largest and most ambitious international startup program ever launched in the Switzerland. Combining strengths from different sources, like academia, globally competitive corporations, and many successful local startup initiatives, this…

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Tampa

Tampa Breweries: Entrepreneurship and Craft Beer at Startup Week

By | Feb 16, 2016 at 10:00 am

If there’s one sure mark of an entrepreneurial city on the rise, it’s craft beer breweries. Young and hip entrepreneurs drink the stuff. Older, established business owners do, too. At Tampa Bay Startup Week, Tampa breweries and craft beer earned distinction as a the subject…

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Tampa

Tampa Bay Startup Week: Tampa’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Is Growing Fast

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Day one of Tampa Bay Startup Week drew to a close on a clear evening. Inside a 1920’s-era warehouse in Tampa’s small but thriving downtown core, it was sunshine and high energy at Chase basecamp for the week’s kickoff ceremony; the enthusiastic spirit of…

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Arlington

Startups Propelling the Relationship Between Government and Innovation

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Working with the federal government is a daunting, bureaucratic, and a time-intensive field; however, for those who can successfully navigate the red tape, there is success and growth to be had. Having worked with the government directly in a past life and in the…

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Tampa

Startup Week Heads to Tampa for Some Sunshine and Warm Weather

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 12:44 pm

If you live in the Tampa Bay area and are an aspiring entrepreneur, you may think that there aren’t that many local resources at hand for information or inspiration. Thankfully, that couldn’t be further from the truth. You probably didn’t know that Tampa is…

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MassChallenge Comes to Switzerland

By | Dec 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The Boston, MA-based startup accelerator MassChallenge has recently announced that it will expand its global accelerator network into Switzerland. According to a press release, the country was selected based on the strength of its ecosystem to support entrepreneurs, particularly in terms of access to…

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DC

Blackboard Continues Revitilization with New Office Space

By | Dec 21, 2015 at 8:19 am

Blackboard has had a pretty eventful year. As one of the companies that put DC edtech, or edtech in general, on the map, they’ve gone through several transformations over the last year. However, this latest change has them coming full circle. The company recently moved…

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Chicago

Welcome to SPACE, One of Chicago’s Favorite Coworking Hot Spots

By | Dec 11, 2015 at 6:00 pm

As part of a distributed work force, I spend a lot of time working in and out of coffee shops around town. Now, it’s really no different than working in my own home office except that it’s inherently more social, I get some sunshine…

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Arlington

The Fresh Faces of 1776 Crystal City

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 1:36 pm

As a resident in Northern Virginia and someone who is involved in the local tech scene, it was incredibly exciting to learn earlier this year that 1776 would be taking root in Crystal City. With their primary location in DC proper, the new location…