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Zappos Releases an Updated iPhone App

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It seems that iOS users get all the good upgrades first: Zappos has just announced the release of an updated iPhone app that features a new credit card scan feature. The crux of the new feature is that users can skip entering their credit card number when it comes to checking out on their cramped, 4.5… Read more »






Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Downtown Las Vegas for #SXSWV2V

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Downtown Las Vegas is always changing; there are new restaurants, companies, and community spaces popping up all over the place. When you come to downtown for this year’s SXSW V2V, the last thing you want to do is run around oblivious to the fact that something awesome is hiding just around the corner. You’re all in luck though,… Read more »


Tech Cocktail Week’s Hottest Showcasing Startup [Poll]

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Downtown Las Vegas is home to part of the Tech Cocktail team along with many other passionate tech enthusiasts. So we’re excited to host another Tech Cocktail Startup Showcase & Mixer event where the community will get to mix and mingle, while also helping us select which startups will qualify for our national competition, Tech Cocktail Celebrate!  This month,… Read more »





Local Motors Strikes A Marketing Partnership With TechShop

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Following their involvement with the first ever White House Maker Faire, Local Motors has announced a newly forged marketing partnership with TechShop. As part of an ongoing celebration of a Nation of Makers, this new collaboration will bring together two like-minded communities of makers while empowering the development of new products via online and physical… Read more »


Evonne Heyning On Fostering Skills Based On Experiences [Video]

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Evonne Heyning of Eddefy was in Las Vegas Downtown project as part of Tech Cocktail’s Sessions, where she talked creating a platform that would help people thrive based on their experiences. Eddefy is an online tool that provides tool that foster collective intelligence to facilitate personalized lifelong learning and skill-building “The experience is what often changes us… Read more »


SupplyBid Wants to Be A Multi-Billion Dollar B2B Platform

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Sam Sinai, founder of SupplyBid, tells me that it can be very difficult for electrical manufacturers and contractors to get the components they need or make good use of their excess inventory. Part of that issue comes from the fact that technology and entrepreneurship has left this niche industry behind. That’s what SupplyBid seeks to… Read more »



The VegasTechFund Helps AnyPerk Reach $3 Million in Funding

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The VegasTechFund has just made another big investment. It was reported today by TechCrunch that the Downtown Vegas based group of investors has decided to funnel some big time money into AnyPerk, a former Y Combinator startup geared around employee perks. The VegasTechFund, alongside others, has helped to bring the total funding raised for AnyPerk… Read more »