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Who are the Challenge Cup Denver’s Hottest Showcasing Startups? [POLL]

challenge cup denver

In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On January 23rd, Challenge Cup will bring the excitement to Denver, where dozens of startups will battle for the four regional winners’… Read more »


Pot Goes Digital With The Cannabist by The Denver Post Covering Marijuana Culture In Colorado

The Cannabist by The Denver Post

Times are a changing in Colorado. On January 1, 2014 the state of Colorado will legalize marijuana for recreational sales. With this change, the Denver Post wasted no time by launching a new digital brand and website called The Cannabist to cover the Colorado marijuana culture. The Cannabist will cover pot culture, offer marijuana reviews… Read more »



Flip-Pal is Ushering in the Next Generation of Scanning Technology

FlipPal

Most of the 110 million households in the United States have photos, documents, personal records, coins, medals, fabric, art, and other keepsakes scattered in boxes, drawers, photo albums, and remote locations.  These items are left disorganized, aging, and unprotected from the elements and unfortunately do not have digital backups. Gordon Nuttall encountered this exact situation when he… Read more »


How to Align Employees with Your Company’s Vision

Kapta

Without a goal, a company has no direction. Goals are the map that keeps everyone on course, and startups and corporations alike have figured that out. But according to the data, many company maps are gathering dust, discarded and useless. As Kapta CEO Alex Raymond explains, 50 percent of employee time is spent on work… Read more »




Cloud Elements: Made by Developers for Developers

CloudElements

One day while Vineet Joshi and Atul Barve were developing API integration for a SaaS venture, they had a flash of brilliance. You see, they had been developing the same API integration again and again for each new venture, unable to carry their work over from the previous one. So they went to Mark Geene… Read more »


Make Your Event a Hole in One with myhub

MyHub

Eric Hubbell, CEO and founder of myhub, knew the path ahead of him would not be easy when transitioning from the golf industry into the world of tech startups. Nevertheless, he left his secure job with KBS Golf Shafts behind and made the big leap. About 5 years ago, Hubbell moved from Vermont to Colorado… Read more »


egoBoom Will Change Outdated Internet Opinion Sharing

EgoBoom

The online feedback mechanisms of today fail to address a need for easily measuring explicit opinions. We see the typical “Like” option on Facebook as a perfect example of this. While that may be an easy way to quantify data, it remains ultimately ambiguous. The solution for a lot of people has been user comments, which… Read more »



Take Virtual Tours of College Campuses with Campuscene

CampusScene

To illustrate the problem he’s solving, cofounder and CEO Dave Meyer of Campuscene starts out with two simple statistics. Only 50 percent of students who enroll in college complete their degree, he says. But 90 percent of students who drop out are in good academic standing. “Clearly, the problem is not that students can’t cut… Read more »


Denver’s Hottest Showcasing Startups Are…

Denver Hottest Showcasing Startups

Last night was Tech Cocktail’s Denver Mixer and Startup Showcase at McNichols Civic Center Building.  As always, we held our Hottest Showcasing Startup series, including the pre-event Reader’s Choice online poll, as well as the Best Pitch award, as determined by the Live SMS poll. Denver’s Hottest Showcasing Startup – Reader’s Choice egoBoom – The egoBoom… Read more »