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Startups & Apps

Get HUNGRY With the Freshest Meal Delivery App in the DC Area

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 11:20 am

Food is a popular startup niche: Travel site Skift recently picked the topic for their new vertical, while Buzzfeed’s Tasty videos are their most popular and enduring accomplishment. TIME even has an entire site dedicated to breakfast. And a big part of food startups…

Opinion/Analysis

The 2016 Election Relied on Tech More Than Ever. Which Is Bad.

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 10:30 am

“As long as it’s on Facebook…people start believing it. It creates this dust cloud of nonsense.” That’s none other than sitting U.S. president Barack Obama, speaking in Ann Arbor just yesterday. When even the president is complaining about the negative impact of social media, you…

Politics/Government

The U.S. Government Wants to Supercharge A.I. Research and Development

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 5:50 pm

The U.S. government is taking a stronger look at AI research and development, according to a new report they just released. The report calls for additional support on “high-risk, high-reward AI research and its application,” alongside the need to “prioritize open training data and open data…

Books

Steve Case Wants to Collaborate With You on His Best Selling Book

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 4:30 pm

This year, AOL founder and CEO Steve Case wrote his best selling book The Third Wave. The paperback version of the book is coming out soon, and Steve Case wants to “collaborate with you” to make some revisions. In case The Third Wave is…

Funding

Social Tables Raises $13M To Create Next Generation of Event Planning Software

By | Oct 4, 2016 at 10:12 am

Today Washington, D.C. based Social Tables has announced the successful close of a $13 million series B round. The round is led by Maryland based QuestMark Partners, and has continued participation by Bessemer Venture Partners, Thayer Capital, Fortify Ventures, and Middleland Capital. In a…

Robots

This Is the Robot Helping Kids Learn in School

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 10:55 am

Robots have taken over the tech industry. From devices that clean your house to programs that plan your day, there is a robot for everything nowadays. And while you might think they’re primarily made to make your life easier, they can also address the…

Reports & Rankings

These Are DC’s Top Startup Founders Over 40

By | Aug 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Being an entrepreneur is often thankless, stressful, and certainly not a competition amongst one’s peers. Here at Tech.co, we celebrate and shine spotlights on those who take big risks to create something new and follow their dreams. As such, we reached out to the…

Education

Edtech Startup EverFi Receives $40 Million Investment

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 2:02 pm

Education is not always valued in the business world. Because there are so few direct avenues to profit, investors have typically strayed away from the questionable sector. But with the advent of edtech startups and the obvious need for better schooling in this country,…

Startup

Can Your Big Data Startup Help the Government?

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Government-focused accelerator program Dcode42 has officially opened it’s Fall 2016 applications. This cycle, the program is specifically seeking companies that work in the Big Data and analytics space. Any analytics or big data startup will be well poised through the Dcode42 program: The US government is the…

Announcements

Nominate: Who Are The Most Notable Startup Founders Over 40 in DC

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 3:11 pm

Fortune has 40 under 40, Forbes and Inc. has 30 under 30; however, what if we told you most startup founders are over the age of 40? Not only do the latest studies support this, but the largest age group showing signs of increased…

Entrepreneur

How Past Startup Failure Led Me to Buy an Airstream Trailer

By | Jul 13, 2016 at 5:01 pm

I used to run a tech startup in DC. It was called TappedIn and it was one of the first apps in the social discovery space. I like to say we were ahead of the curve. We ran the startup for over three years,…

Sports

StubHub Partners with Nationals for Virtual Reality Ticketing

By | Jun 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The sun is shining. The beer is flowing. Hot dogs are grilling. Clearly, it’s time to take-in a baseball game. But if you haven’t been to a game in a while, you need to make sure you don’t get a seat that sucks. And…

Autonomous Vehicles

Local Motors Launches Olli Self-Driving Electronic Car At New DC Facility

By | Jun 16, 2016 at 11:07 pm

Today, in National Harbor on the Maryland shore of the Potomac River just south of the Nation’s Capital city, Local Motors held a press conference to open their latest facility and launched the first self-driving car called Olli. Olli is the first autonomous vehicle…

Trends

7 Technologies Changing the Government

By | May 19, 2016 at 5:00 pm

The Obama administration has made a consistent push to increase innovation and to increase the adoption of startups and non-traditional technologies. The word “innovation” may conjure headlines on remote sensing devices or drone technologies, but technology’s impact on government is also affected through platforms,…

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