5 Questions to Ask Before Paying Your Global Crowd

By | May 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Are you among the 90% of U.S. businesses that hire independent professionals? If so, chances are you’ll be seeking out talent online via one of the fast-growing crowdsourcing marketplaces — and chances are even better that the talent you hire will not be based…


4 Tips for Hiring International Freelance Talent for Your Startup

By | May 16, 2015 at 8:00 am

As an entrepreneur, you likely need to hire a lot of helping hands to get your business up and running, from developers for your website to writers for your marketing materials, and more. But when a full-time salary and benefits aren’t an option –…


How Mentorship Boosts Your Startup Culture

By | Apr 30, 2015 at 11:00 am

The term mentor comes from Homer’s classic The Odyssey. During the ten years that Odysseus struggled to return home from the Trojan wars, Mentor served as a surrogate father to Odysseus’s son Telemachus. Most entrepreneurs understand the value mentors have in their careers. Mentorship can come…


Combined Knowledge & Content Panda Announce Partnership

By | Apr 27, 2015 at 9:00 am

Combined Knowledge and Content Panda announce a strategic partnership to deliver superior support for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 to end users where they need it most – directly inside the web platform. Content Panda co-founder & CMO Heather Newman and I chatted via Facebook…


Why Is Fintech Attracting Such High Investments?

By | Apr 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm

We can write a lot about technological developments of 2014 and new launches being expected in 2015. However, we should never miss out on the prospective growth of a field or industry on the basis of technology around us. Financial technology has silently seeped…




Mobile Shopping App Spring Raises $25M Series B

By | Apr 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Spring, the mobile shopping app founded by brothers Alan and David Tisch, announced earlier today that it has raised a $25 million round of Series B funding. This new financing was led by BoxGroup – the angel fund co-managed by David – and included…


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You Can Help Design Ben Kennedy’s NASCAR Helmet

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In February the Las Vegas based Local Motors announced that they would be sponsoring NASCAR driver Ben Kennedy’s No. 11 Toyota Tundra. Along with the sponsorship came the announcement that the Local Motors user community would get the opportunity to work with Kennedy on…


Workboard Releases Updates to Help Track Company Goals

By | Apr 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Your team can’t achieve a goal it doesn’t know about. Far too few employees fully understand the goals of their organization and what they need to do to achieve those goals. Workboard has announced a major release to its suite of apps to help teams set…


YouTube Downloader for Mac: Extract Video or Audio

By | Apr 11, 2015 at 8:00 am

Using sites such as PirateBay to acquire free music has always come with some risks, and the recent crackdowns on file sharing services have made it even more difficult and unpredictable. Fortunately, there are some alternative options such as YouTube downloaders and converters. Many…


4 Exciting Trends in Consumer Electronics

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Drones, smart homes, interactive canvases, self-driving cars and mini bots – technologies in consumer electronics have already gone beyond the boldest fantasies of sci-fi classics. Here four latest trends in consumer electronics that makes me believe the future has come today! 1. Cars become…



Fever: The Event App Based Around Your Interests

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Pep Gomez only had to experience FOMO (or the fear of missing out) a few times before he realized that there was no platform that allowed people to stay in the loop about the social scene and events in their area. “Just like all…


18 Times Ben Parr Caught Our Attention on Twitter

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 3:42 pm

On Wednesday, April 8, we’re holding a Tech Cocktail D.C. Sessions event featuring Captivology author Ben Parr and Khorus CEO Joel Trammell. Get your tickets now and join us tomorrow night at Highline RxR in Crystal City, Arlington, VA. A trained journalist – having previously…


Photo Booths Come to Life with Technology from OnomonoMEDIA

By | Apr 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm

For years, party planners and event managers have been using photo booths and the accessorized props that commemorate celebrations where friends and families gather. At Tech Cocktail events, we’ve been especially thrilled by the animated memories that OnomonoMEDIA creates as we gather communities, startups,…


Tech.Co Top Stories: Oculus Lift for Consumers, MIT’s Free Math for Computer Science Course

By | Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last 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…

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Las Vegas Transportation Startup SHIFT Winds Down

By | Apr 2, 2015 at 5:43 pm

SHIFT (formerly named Project 100), the startup that made a big splash by placing the largest U.S. order of Teslas and raising a $10M series A has decided to wind down the company after its initial beta in Las Vegas. The company started about two years ago…


8 Apps You Thought Were April Fools’ Day Jokes But Aren’t

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Pulling April Fools’ Day jokes on customers is a tradition companies continue to practice every year. From Richard Branson’s over-the-top prank to Google Map’s PacMan game, most people enjoy being punk’ed today. What about when you hear a business idea so far-fetched that you think it’s a joke, but it…



Megabus Partners With Parking Panda to Offer Travelers Cheap Parking

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

What happens when you combine a useful service with the convenience of an app? Money-saving opportunities. Not always, but that’s the case of the partnership between Parking Panda and popular city-to-city express bus company, Megabus. Parking Panda, the online booking engine and app that allows…