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Tech Cocktail Top Stories: Passion is the Biggest Startup Myth, Best Learning Sites for Would-Be Entrepreneurs, Films and Shows Entrepreneurs Should Watch This Holiday

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Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech Cocktail’s posts from this week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and equally as many things to do. You had people to meet,… Read more »


Why Most Bloggers Choose WordPress as a Content Platform

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People often misinterpret WordPress as just a simple blogging platform. However, it has evolved as a complete content management system in the past few years. Packed with a set of stunning features, this ultimate software is especially designed to make your blogging experience pleasant and convenient. WordPress is a fast, light, standards-compliant and freely distributed… Read more »


Acclimatising to Global Growth: 3 Inspirational Business Models that Start in the Black

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With business investment in the UK falling unexpectedly in the third quarter due to what Howard Archer from IHS Global Insight called “caution in the face of increased global growth concerns”, preserving funds is clearly becoming a chief concern for British enterprises. Thanks to the Christmas retail season, UK business has just received a much… Read more »





Here are StumbleUpon’s Top 20 Videos of 2014

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It’s that time of year again my friends: time for lists! As the 2014 year comes to a close, people all over the world will be reading lists of the top (insert anything) of 2014. There’s inevitably going to be a list of the top YouTube videos of 2014, but this year I wanted to… Read more »


Kairos and NovoPayment Selected as Endeavor Entrepreneurs at Miami

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Endeavor selected two new South Florida startups, Kairos and NovoPayment to become Endeavor Entrepreneurs at Miami. The companies were selected during Endeavor’s 56th International Selection Panel, which took place in Coral Gables and Coconut Grove on Monday through Wednesday. It included entrepreneurs being considered for selection, as well as Endeavor mentors, advisors and board members around… Read more »


BYOD, WiFi and What Small Business Need to Know

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Welcome to the BYOD arena. In the red corner, we have freedom and productivity, and in the blue corner, we have security threats. All joking aside, when you boil it down, these are the two primary issues surrounding BYOD implementation. Those hesitant to bringing employee-owned devices into the workplace normally don’t question the freedom of… Read more »


On-Demand Parking App SpotHero Launches in San Francisco

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Chicago-based startup SpotHero announced this week that  San Francisco drivers are now able to use their on-demand parking app when looking for a parking spot in town. SpotHero helps drivers find parking anywhere in the city, and whether it’s self-park or valet, drivers can reserve a spot in advance using the app. On top of that, they can get discounted… Read more »


Techstars++ Launches, Partners With Mayo Clinic

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This week David Cohen, CEO of Techstars, rolled out a brand new program with the Mayo Clinic called Techstars++. The new program leverages the already existing network of Techstars corporate partners to provide new business opportunities to post-accelerator program entrepreneurs. Along with the Mayo Clinic, Techstars++ is planning to bring on additional corporate partners soon…. Read more »


15 Films and TV Shows Entrepreneurs Should Watch this Holiday

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by XFINITY, but all opinions belong to Tech Cocktail. Please see below for additional disclosure. The holiday season is just around the corner, and before you panic about your endless To Do List, we’ve created a film guide to help you relax and be inspired this holiday break. This holiday,… Read more »


It’s Cram Time! StudyBlue Offers Library of Online Study Materials

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For college students nationwide, semester finals are upon us. StudyBlue offers the largest and fastest-growing library of online study materials, containing more than 250 million user-generated digital notecards covering every topic from Algebra to Zoology. 7 million students are using the app to create and share study materials — flashcards, lecture outlines — and master their subjects on all… Read more »


Imgur is Gearing up for a Massive 2015 Ad Push, Hires new VP Market Development

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Currently Imgur is the fastest-growing image sharing community on the internet, and today they announced the hiring of Steve Patrizi as the VP of Market Development. Patrizi will be responsible for the management and growth of all facets of the ad business including sales, creative services, marketing, ad products, and business development. “Imgur has become one… Read more »