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The Foodie-Effect Has Taken Over South Florida’s Entrepreneurs, And How They Are Cashing In

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South Florida is betting on its diverse culinary scene and growing tech community to get in on a burgeoning tech-and-food industry. In South Florida, the tech-and-food business is in its early stages, but we are seeing more successful launches and growth of startups in this particular industry. Just last week, Endeavor Miami announced DeliverLean, and Ginnybakes to their portfolio… Read more »



Enforced Vacation Wants You to Turn Off Your Email

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This week Winward Studios officially launched Enforced Vacation, an enterprise email app that lets employees turn their business email off until they return to the office. In the simplest terms: this app turns off email during personal time – hence the name. Before you dismiss this idea as trivial, consider first the potential here. This… Read more »


Founders Share Their Scariest Startup Stories

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Fear is that unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that something is likely to cause pain. In the life of an entrepreneur, that something is usually their startup. In the spirit of Halloween, we asked these founders to dish on what was the scariest moment so far on their startup journey. Warning: These startup stories are not for… Read more »


Did You Get Your LED Costume?

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Yep, it’s that adorable LED baby. You just can’t stop watching her. And wishing you had this LED costume. And watching her again. Glowy Zoey’s video hit a gajillion views last year when her dad came up with this outfit. Since then, in proper startup fashion, they have been iterating on the model, figuring out… Read more »



Joel Trammell of Khorus: How to Get from Founder to CEO [VIDEO]

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On Thursday, November 6, Tech Cocktail is hosting its Chicago Mixer & Startup Showcase, featuring Spark‘s Scott Hess and Khorus‘s Joel Trammell. Get your tickets now! At this year’s Tech Cocktail Celebrate, Joel Trammell took some time to speak to attendees about what it means to be CEO. Specifically, he talked about how a startup… Read more »



GlobalHack III Doesn’t Want St. Louis and Ferguson to Heal Artificially

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GlobalHack, a hackathon coming to us from St. Louis, has made the decision to sustain the momentum generated by their first two successful events. They just announced the details for their much anticipated third event, GlobalHack III. The nonprofit organization fosters talent and innovation via coding competitions, and this time around they’re partnering with Emerson… Read more »


Here’s a Last-Minute DIY iPhone 6 Halloween Costume

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For those of you who have left it to the last day to find yourself a Halloween costume (e.g., yours truly) – don’t fret! There are lots of opportunities out there for you to put together a last-minute Halloween costume; honestly, just walk around your local thrift shop and ideas should start to form immediately. If,… Read more »


MassChallenge 2014 Awards Over $1.75M to More Than 20 Promising Startups

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“The MassChallenge finalists are some of the most inspiring, hardest-working people I’ve ever met,” said MassChallenge Founder and CEO John Harthorne. “The drive of these entrepreneurs and the incredible support of the community continues to amaze me, and is yet more evidence that Boston has one of the greatest startup communities in the world.” Last… Read more »


LinkHubb Brings Link Sharing to Life

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Every day, you see another product or story about how email makes work life more tedious and less productive. But what about your home life? Aren’t emails crucial when everyone needs to get together for Dad’s birthday? When old friends set out to plan a group trip? LinkHubb knows it’s important for people to share… Read more »