Social Good

Lupe Fiasco Launches NGO to Support Entrepreneurs in Underserved Communities

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Earlier this week, the Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco launched the nonprofit organization, Neighborhood Start Fund, which will be aimed at helping those in underserved communities “turn ideas into start-ups.” Cofounded by head of global partnerships for Waze, Di-Ann Eisnor, Neighborhood Start Fund will be…

Announcements

Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour Stopping in NYC

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm

We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. The Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tour is visiting 11 US cities to spread the word about their accelerator…

Hardware

These Wireless Headphones Are Powered by Your Smartphone Battery

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Take a walk to your nearest coffee shop and you’re almost guaranteed to see people enjoying a nice cup of joe while charging their smartphone. Charging is an integral part of our lives, but there aren’t that many people who tend to enjoy it: it’s always…

Events

Women Who Tech: Giving Female Entrepreneurs Access to Capital

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 10:02 am

Seven years ago Women Who Tech was created to bring together talented and renowned women breaking new ground in technology. Not only do these women inspire change, they use their tech prowess to help transform the makeup the local ecosystems and communities they’re a…

Startups & Apps

Onwards: Non-Profit Launches to Help Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries

By | Sep 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Call it the intersection of adventure travel and entrepreneurship. Onwards – a non-profit organization that launched on Tuesday – is striving to improve economic development in poverty-stricken areas by working with small businesses in the tourism industry. “We forget that there are hundreds of thousands of people…

Tips & How To’s

3 Tips from LeadsCon to Improve Your B2B Lead Generation Strategies

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Last week, the Big Apple hosted the ultimate conference for performance marketing and lead generation: LeadsCon. The conference was buzzing with energy as hundreds of industry professionals gathered for two days to discuss changing dynamics and top trends of lead generation in the B2B…

Startups & Apps

Tuneteams: The Global Music Licensing Marketplace

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Do you ever wonder why big music companies have a marketing advantage when it comes to breaking artists, globally? According to industry insiders, it’s because of their networks of local companies, or wholly-owned subsidiaries, in different countries around the world. It stands in stark…

Events

Top Tech and Innovation Events to Check Out in NYC This Fall

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Fall in New York is great – the leaves changing in Central Park/Prospect Park/Washington Square Park, the warmth of comfy sweaters coming out from their hibernation, and the temporal peace that seems to emanate from all New Yorkers. The end of summer also brings…

Profiles

Financial Trading Data is More Accessible with Money.Net

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

Financial trading is a long-told story, glamorized in movies and splashed across the news showcasing the highs and lows of its lifestyle. What’s rarely showcased is the technology behind what makes it all possible. For decades, trading floors have been a disaster of intertwining…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Vote Online for the Startup of the Year [New York City]

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 2:32 am

Tech.Co’s Celebrate 2015 is just around the corner – a celebration of all things startup that will include mentor sessions, inspiring keynotes, workshops, and our Startup of the Year Competition. All year long, we’ve hit cities like Tampa, FL; San Francisco, CA; and Boston,…

Startups & Apps

Just Like Coffee, Your Startup Should be Rich, Deep, and Complex

By | Aug 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

From beauty products, to gourmet food and drink, monthly subscription services are on the rise across the board. Why? It’s simple: people love the convenience of testing out new and expertly curated products in the comfort of their own homes. One of the more…

Startups & Apps

Wooter Helps You Find Local Sports and New Adventures

By | Aug 16, 2015 at 8:00 am

Serial entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban has been quoted as saying the following: “I think the next generation of entertainment is experiential, where people go out of the house and go and get a unique experience.” This experiential entertainment is what Wooter is all about….

Opinion/Analysis

Is Uber Coming For You? Understand Disruption Before You React

By | Aug 15, 2015 at 10:00 am

Disruptive innovation has dominated business headlines for several years now. The death of print media. The debut of mobile apps, big data, Airbnb, Uber… the list goes on. These disruptive entities are super cool, hip companies that grow fast while eating the incumbents lunch and…

Education

Students Deserve an ROI on Their Education

By | Aug 12, 2015 at 8:00 am

When Adam Enbar graduated from Cornell University he felt prepared to take the professional world head on. However, as time went on, he became increasingly frustrated with the fact that he lacked hard skill sets. Despite graduating from a top notch university, and getting…

Startups & Apps

Magnises – A New Millennial Guide

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Often I catch myself thinking, “Hmmm where should I go to dinner tonight?”or “What’s a hot spot on a Monday in NYC?” We all do it. We keep going back to the same places or getting the same recommendations. Which is where frustration sets…

Web

Readymag Offers Easy, Minimalist Web Design Templates

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

Visuals are very important in today’s communication, and of course this includes your web presence. Sites with good content tend to be ignored if the design is bad – this does not mean that people are only interested in the visuals, but rather that it…

Food

Servy Restaurant Review App Serves Feedback to Businesses

By | Aug 9, 2015 at 2:03 pm

As someone who grew up working in the hospitality industry – from my first gig bussing tables at Dutch’s Daughter in Frederick, MD to obtaining my Masters in Tourism Administration at the age of 32 – I understand how important, and oftentimes misunderstood, the…