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…


BTCPoint: Your Bitcoin ATM Network

By | Mar 11, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Bitcoin – digital currency that’s transferred from one person to another without a third party — is the future of the way people will exchange money. While it’s a relatively new concept, BTCPoint is making the process faster, easier, and more secure from ATMs…



Gett Cuts Base Fares in Manhattan for Black Car Service

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 9:30 pm

Gett, the on-demand black car service that competes with the likes of Uber and Lyft, announced today that it is reducing its base fare rates by up to 25 percent across Manhattan. It’s an aggressive move, especially considering that the company already offers no variable surge…


Joinem: The New Digital Retailer

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

Richard Braddock has a knack for recognizing trends and using that knowledge to scale and grow companies so it’s no surprise that he has transformed Joinem from an auction marketplace to a digital store that offers name brands at below the lowest prices online….


The Sleep Patterns of Successful People in Engineering, Politics, and Technology

By | Mar 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm

I used to only sleep between five and six hours a night. While this may sound crazy to some, I was pretty consistent with this sleep behavior, and I kept up with my fairly demanding college schedule throughout the rest of the day. And…


10 Ways to Elicit Change on International Women’s Day

By | Mar 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

International Women’s Day is March 8, 2015; this year’s theme is Make it Happen. On this very special day, women around the world will congregate to celebrate women – their achievements, struggles, and goals to make their lives even better. This incredible day has…