Hacking Your Online Dating Profile: Use These Keywords

By | Mar 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Today, 15 years after eHarmony was founded, online dating sites are trying to innovate new models that don’t involve scanning through hundreds of profiles and laughing at unfortunate typos, too-flattering photos, and the same cliche interests. Sites like How About We, for example, focus…


9 Free Product and Startup Discovery Sites

By | Feb 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

Tech startups do amazing things – they provide us with new ways to approach everyday problems, whether such problems are associated with productivity in the workplace or handling our personal health. Sometimes, though, people don’t even know that there are companies out there who are…


Tech.Co Jobs: Salesforce Developer, Open Source Web Developer

By | Feb 20, 2015 at 3:08 pm

Hiring? Post a job on the Tech.Co Job Board for just $79 and see it featured here on our weekly job spotlight!   We’re nearing the end of the month – have you reached your career goals for the year, yet? If you’re still hesitating whether to…


New Domain Extensions Help a Wide Audience Show Affinity

By | Feb 19, 2015 at 6:30 pm

GoDaddy can certainly be credited with bringing the domain business into the mainstream. This panel of experts in the domain and promotions field presented a panel recently at NamesCon: TLDs: Making the Pivot to Mainstream. The discussion centered upon exploring how search and branding will promote the…


Walkzee: Shelter Dogs Need Walks Too

By | Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00 am

Calling all dog lovers! Walkzee, a new online platform for dog lovers, is set to launch in June 2015. There’s only one thing holding them back at this point, and that’s hitting their $20,000 funding goal on Kickstarter. With currently 15 days left on…



San Diego

UCSD Opens New Center for Business Analytics

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Last week the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Rady School of Management announced the launch of a brand new center on campus. The Center for Business Analytics, as it’s been named, will serve as a platform for research and innovation in big data…


SBA’s New Tool Connects Entrepreneurs to Lenders in 48 Hours

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 12:30 pm

A new online tool created by the Small Business Administration (SBA) was launched last week that would help to connect small business owners with SBA lenders. Called the Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital (LINC), entrepreneurs looking for capital need simply to fill…


20 Quotes From US Presidents for Your Business

By | Feb 16, 2015 at 10:00 am

In American History we’ve seen 43 different people sworn into office to lead our country. Of those 43 individuals, eight of them were either entrepreneurial in their own way or founded their own businesses. Abraham Lincoln: Owned a general store and ran his own…


What, Exactly, do Entrepreneurs Look for in a Date?

By | Feb 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

There are a lot of people out there who would consider Valentine’s Day a Hallmark Holiday, and I’m one of them. But there’s no getting away from the fact that February is a month dominated by love and romance. It can be difficult to get…


Obama’s Cyber Security Initiative: 5 Things You Need to Know

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 8:30 pm

President Obama signed an executive order, urging tech companies to share information that could be threatening to the nation’s cyber security with the government. The order was signed during the first White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University. Since last year’s hack on Sony,…


Bitstrips Wants you to Put Your Avatars Everywhere

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 6:30 pm

It’s been a year and some change since Bitstrips launched their Android and iOS Bitmoji apps as a response to seeing tens of millions of avatars created on their website. Recently, Bitstrips announced that they would be taking the personalization aspect of the app…



Porch is Taking the Personal Review to New Depths

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm

It’s only been a few weeks since Porch announced the close of their $65 million Series B funding round, but they’ve found their way back into the news regardless. Porch recently partnered with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to announce that homeowners can now…



Here’s Why 2014 Was Austin Tech’s Best Year Ever

By | Feb 9, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Built In Austin released today the 2014 Annual Austin Digital Startup Report  highlighting the growth in Austin’s digital tech sector. Austin digital tech companies had a record-breaking year in 2014, raising a total of $993 million in investments and over $437 million in acquisitions. More investors…


Tech.Co Top Stories: Tips for Better Wi-Fi Connection

By | Feb 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s posts 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…


Go Ahead and Take That Extra Hour of Sleep [VIDEO]

By | Feb 6, 2015 at 9:00 pm

While we now know that humans operate on up to four different types of sleep schedules, the differences in bedtimes and waking hours does not excuse any of us from not getting enough sleep. No matter what schedule upon which you operate, it’s absolutely…


The Best Coffee Shops in Your City (and Their Wi-Fi Passwords)

By | Feb 6, 2015 at 4:30 pm

As both a writer and an employee of a startup, flexibility in work location is something implied – something uniquely innate for both identifiers; whether that’s actually working from an office or doing my work from home or a coffee shop, I need (and…


San Francisco

Y Combinator Partners With Bolt to Support Hardware Startups

By | Feb 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Y Combinator, the Mountain View-based startup seed fund, announced today that it is partnering with Bolt, a venture fund that invests in early-stage startups at the intersection of hardware and software. Bolt will advise YC hardware companies on product design, engineering, volume manufacturing, and…