Funding

Everwise Raises $16M, Launches Employee Skill Development Platform

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

Today, San Francisco-based Everwise has announced the successful close of a $16 million Series B round. Their latest round is led by Sequoia Capital, with support from prior investors Canvas Ventures and Webb Investment Network. The company is said to use their latest injection…

Virtual Reality

Green Screen Institute Sets Sights on $120 Billion AR/VR Industry

By | Oct 4, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the Sierra foothills some 50 miles northeast of Sacramento, California’s Nevada County has always been the unlikely center for cutting-edge development of video technology. However, the first graduates of a startup incubator for companies in the virtual reality and augmented reality sectors demonstrate that…

Innovate! and Celebrate

How Virtual Reality Will Change the World

By | Sep 22, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Virtual reality has been a popular topic of discussion around the world, and Innovate! and Celebrate is no different. As the conference enters its final day, Brian Markwalter, senior vice president of research and standards for Consumer Technology Association (CTA), lead a talk on the…

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Naveen Jain: Entrepreneurship Isn’t Starting a Company, It’s Experimentation

By | Sep 22, 2016 at 2:54 pm

In August of this year, Moon Express was granted permission to make a private mission to the moon from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the State Department, among many other government bodies. It’s a big deal for…

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CTA Projects These Will Be the Hottest Selling Tech This Holiday Season

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 9:01 pm

Each year consumers fill their wishlists and shopping carts with technology, and CTA has the data showing what will likely be under your tree this year. Today at Innovate! and Celebrate, CTA’s analysts Shawn DuBravac and Steve Koenig are predicting the largest area of…

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The Science of Growth Is a Complicated, Time-Sensitive Equation

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 8:10 pm

With the sun beginning to go down in the San Jose sky over Innovate! and Celebrate, Sean Ammirati began his talk about the Science of Growth. The talk was an extension of his popular book that explained why companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, and even…

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Venture Is a Crappy Place to Find Capital

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Compared to last year, 2016 so far has seen a sizable drop in the number of venture funding deals: They plummeted by about five percent. Comparing Q2 of this year to last, we see a sizable drop in numbers (1,117 North American deals in Q2 2016…

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Corporations and Startups: A Complicated Love Story

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 6:10 pm

After a delicious lunch in the shadow of the San Jose Museum of Art, Innovate! and Celebrate attendees were treated to a panel discussion on the ups and downs of startups and corporations partnering with each other. The panel consisted of some heavy-hitters in the business…

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Augmented Reality’s Goal Is to Create Deeper Human Connections

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 3:26 pm

From the popularity of Pokemon Go‘s augmented reality gaming to Uber‘s testing of self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh, 2016 has seen the rapid rise of technologies once only imaginable in some futurist’s mind. At the very first Innovate! and Celebrate conference, CNET.com’s editor-in-chief Lindsay Turrentine…

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Fei Fei Li Looks to Solve the Problem of Artificial Intelligence

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 2:22 pm

Right after the Startup of the Year competition finished, Fei Fei Li, the director of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford University, took the stage at Innovate! and Celebrate to welcome entrepreneurs, founders, and attendees to the conference with an in-depth discussion of artificial intelligence….

Announcements

Success and Progress from the 2015 Startup of the Year Winners

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Another year to a startup can feel like a century with all the changes, milestones, challenges and knowledge a team gains. Learning how to pinch pennies where you can, finding talent, marketing your product and gaining traction is all part of the growth process. Since…

Announcements

Meet the 26 Women in Tech Featured at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! Tech conferences are not exclusively defined by enlightening talks and the riveting panel discussions. A truly productive tech conference is inclusive, diverse, and overflowing…

Announcements

Champagne, Llamas, and More at the Startup of the Year Party

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! At Innovate! and Celebrate, attendees will be introduced to a wide range of tech conference staples. From panel discussions about startup…

Announcements

The East Coast Startup of the Year Competitors

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! When we think about the northeast, the Constitution, nation’s capital and Liberty Bell might come to mind. These symbols are also…

Announcements

CNET Partners with Innovate! and Celebrate to Talk Tech Trends

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! Technology has changed and enhanced our lives more than we could ever realize. From tracking our health and managing our finances…

Announcements

The Charming Southern Startup of the Year Competitors

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! The South is known for a lot of things. Whether you love sweet tea, delicious barbecue, or friendly smiles, you’ll find what…

Announcements

Airbnb’s Chris Lehane on Millennial Travel at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! Traveling is one of those activities that people love. Whether it’s a short trip for the holidays or a life-changing adventure across…

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