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Uber Expands Services to Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach

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Uber announced that it is rolling out its ride-sharing service, UberX, for users in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Users in both cities can now hail a ride using their smartphones. UberX is now available in six cities in Florida, including Miami, where they launched earlier this summer after a lengthy battle with Miami-Dade County…. Read more »



In a Competition Between NYC and Boston Startups, Boston’s VerbalCare Reigned Supreme

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This past Wednesday, WeWork held its Fenway Fast Pitch Competition, a competition designed to determine which city is truly better: New York City or Boston? Okay, well, that wasn’t really the whole point of it, but the startup pitch competition did feature three startups from NYC and three teams from Boston, the winner of which would forever stand… Read more »



Gamify and Crowd Source Your Coding Experience

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CheckiO, billed as ‘The Game for Coders’, recently announced the launch of its new publish and share feature. With this new update, CheckiO players can write, design, and publish custom coding missions for immediate sharing across the global coder community. The CheckiO team wants people, scientists, and innovators to add challenges they personally struggle with… Read more »



Personal Launches “Personal University,” a Video Series on Data Privacy and Security

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The DC-based Personal, which offers people a secured digital data vault to store personal information, passwords, and files, announced in a blog post that it has launched Personal University, a video series dedicated to informing companies and individuals (particularly developers) about various topics in the personal data and privacy space. “With companies and developers struggling to… Read more »


Charitable Agents Helps Regular People Make Huge Donations

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Most Americans’ biggest purchase is their home. Imagine the positive impact of applying a percentage of your largest purchase to your favorite charity. That’s what the company Charitable Agents helps homebuyers do. Brothers David and Avi Tal were fascinated by this idea, and decided to make it a reality. David Tal shared the Charitable Agents… Read more »


Paul Singh’s 7 Dirty Secrets of Venture Capital

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On Tuesday night, Tech Cocktail headed to DC for a Sessions event called Learn How to Get Funded by DC’s Biggest Startup Investors. Among the panelists was Paul Singh, the founder of Disruption Corporation and general partner of the Crystal Tech Fund. He spent the evening giving away some dirty secrets of the industry (or… Read more »




Who is New York City’s Hottest Showcasing Startup [Poll]

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Tech Cocktail has traveled the country, from Dallas to DC, Chicago to Miami, uncovering the hottest startups in more than 30 cities.  Now, the word is out: winning startups from each city will go onto the next round and get the chance to qualify for Tech Cocktail Celebrate, our new national startup competition held in Downtown Vegas on… Read more »