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Calling All Austin, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis Entrepreneurs – Get Quoted in Tech Cocktail

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We’ve heard a lot about what accelerators can do for an individual startup. A product that’s doomed to failure suddenly becomes something with great potential. A pitch wows investors at demo day and attracts promises of big checks right on the spot. A startup is convinced to bring on a cofounder and turns into a multi-billion-dollar company…. Read more »


Meet the Newest Batch of Hottest Showcasing Startup Winners

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Drumroll please… Who’s competing in Las Vegas…here are the results!   Tech Cocktail recently launched a poll to find out who’s Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Charleston, Detroit and Fargo hottest startups. The winners will represent the cities mentioned at Tech Cocktail Celebrate on October 6-7 in downtown Las Vegas. Each city will have two startups competing at Celebrate, including a booth… Read more »


Who is Detroit’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

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Detroit, the time has come for you to vote for your favorite startup! That’s right, we want to know which startup you think should represent the Motor City during Tech Cocktail’s Celebrate in Las Vegas. The winner is chosen based on your vote, so do your research and choose wisely. Vote now! Now for the… Read more »



Steve Case: “A decade from now, all venture firms will have regional strategies”

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America Online co-founder and CEO of Revolution Steve Case was recently interviewed by Bloomberg, where he gave an update on his “Rise of the Rest” tour. The tour started in Detroit, continued to Pittsburg, Cincinnati and Nashville where he met local entrepreneurs who took part of a startup pitch competition. He is investing $100,000 in winning startups of each city…. Read more »


Steve Case Commemorates Start of ‘Rise of the Rest’ Tour Today in Detroit with a #Selfie

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Last month, we first reported on Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Road Trip, a tour through four under-recognized startup ecosystems, including Detroit, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Nashville. The road tour officially begins today, with Case tweeting a selfie with Quicken Loans founder and chairman, Dan Gilbert: At each stop of the tour, Case will meet with… Read more »


How Carbon Cash is Decreasing Energy Consumption On College Campuses [VIDEO]

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The video below is part of an interview series we did at SXSW 2014. Our SXSW Startup Celebration was sponsored by .CO, CEA, Revolution and LivingSocial. We thank them for their support! If you’re a current college student (or remember having gone to college), then you know that electricity is constantly being used in every corner of the university (from… Read more »


Making Augmented Reality Sexy with X-Ray Technology

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When Marxent Labs was commissioned to make an augmented reality app everyone would talk about, models in their underwear was an obvious choice. Their client was Moosejaw, an outdoor equipment store with a catalogue in need of some spicing up. So Marxent created an x-ray app that, when held over the magazine, lets you see… Read more »





FoodCircles: eBay for Dining Out

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Calling all foodies who love to eat out!  You will want to check out brand new startup FoodCircles, which demo’d at Funded by Night in Detroit last week.  Once the service officially launches, they will allow you to create a deal for your meal in minutes.  Groups of friends can “blast” their eating intentions out… Read more »



Get Event Recommendations From Wawadoo

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If you’re tired of searching all over the internet for interesting events to attend, then you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a one stop shop to save you the hassle. Wawadoo is a new recommendation engine that helps you to connect with the events and activities that you’re trying to find. People spend way too… Read more »