Announcements

Get Your Early-Bird Tickets Now for Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

By | Aug 2, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Everybody loves getting a deal. Low prices are the goal of every shopper and that isn’t going to change anytime soon. After all, Groupon and Costco are incredibly popular and it’s not because people like planning events 6 months in advance or want to…

Announcements

Jeff Clavier: The Man Behind SoftTech VC at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 2, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Startups can’t survive without funding. While the merits of bootstrapping are obvious and a founder-backed startup can go pretty far, scaling up to a substantial degree is impossible without a little help from the outside world. And while finding $20 on the street can…

Announcements

Vote Now in Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Readers’ Choice Poll

By | Aug 1, 2016 at 10:56 am

While Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be vying for votes come November, Tech.Co wants you to get some practice now by voting for some of the hottest startups in your region for a competition that could yield them cash, prizes and so much more. That’s…

Announcements

Just Like NBA’s Kevin Durant, We’re Headed to the Bay Area Soon

By | Jul 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm

With NBA superstar Kevin Durant moving to the Golden State Warriors, there is certainly going to be an earthquake-like shift in the NBA. But for a startup in San Francisco, shaking things up in a particular industry is an everyday occurrence. Tech.Co’s excited to…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips for Finding Housing in San Francisco

By | Jul 6, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA from September 20 to September 22. Apply to compete in the global Startup of the Year competition as part of the event! San Francisco is…

News

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over New Rent Law

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Airbnb is suing the city of San Francisco over a new law requiring the startup to verify that the hosts offering their homes up as hotel rooms have officially registered with the city prior to putting their ads online. The law goes into effect August…

Tips & How To’s

Top 20 U.S. Cities for Freelance Designers

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Are you a self-employed designer? Thinking of becoming one? The Professional Association for Design has released a collection of metrics — percentages of high salaries, the number of other freelancers, the median rent, and average health insurance costs — to figure out the top cities….

News

The App Boom Ends, Apple Improves Revenue Model

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm

The 2016 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference starts next week in San Francisco, California. There, Apple plans to introduce several new tweaks. Most importantly, they’ll tweak their app revenue model: their subscription service function will now offer developers more money after an initial year-long period. The Verge has the…

Funding

SoftTech VC Closes Two Funds at $150 Million

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Time is money, particularly when talking about startups. And while many venture capital firms believe that allowing a fund to blossom is a good thing, SoftTech VC went for a faster, more effective play when it came to their two new funds. And while their…

Funding

Helpshift Raises $23M to Make In-App Customer Support More Accessible

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 8:00 am

Today, San Francisco,CA-based Helpshift is announcing the successful close of a $23 million Series B round of funding. Launched in 2012, Helpshift offers native, in-app, mobile customer support, and has since expanded to reach all major platforms including web and email. Their platform allows…

Dev & Design

Twilio Announces Console to Improve Developer Experience

By | May 24, 2016 at 4:08 pm

It’s never been a better time to be a DOer. Jeff Lawson, CEO of the cloud communications platform API Twilio, kicked off at the company’s annual SIGNAL Conference in San Francisco with a keynote address emphasizing how important software developers are to the core…

Announcements

Do You Have What It Takes to be Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year?

By | May 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm

For years, Tech.Co has been hosting events in search of the best startup around, no matter where they might be. Whether you have developed the newest tech or the sleekest software, we want you to have a chance to show the world. We are pleased to…

Google

Google Fiber Plans to Take San Francisco by Storm

By | May 11, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Google Fiber is finally coming to California, and they’re kicking off their debut in San Francisco. It’s hard to believe that the City by the Bay, a close neighbor to Silicon Valley, doesn’t already have Google’s super-fast Internet service. This tech-friendly city has struggled…

Product Launch

CodeCombat Teaches Coding to Kids as Young as Nine

By | May 5, 2016 at 10:21 am

There is a huge push right now to get kids learning to code at younger and younger ages. One day it might be as important as learning to read. And when it comes down to it, it is another form of literacy. It’s incredible how much…

Product Launch

Black Card Startup SELECT Expanding to San Francisco

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 3:11 pm

Exclusivity is pretty cool. Whether it’s sitting first class on a popular airline or enjoying the VIP section of your favorite bar, the perks of a special club are always a lot of fun. But when it comes to true exclusivity, the Black Card is the top…

Diversity

10 Startups Move to Final Round in Women Who Tech’s Women Startup Challenge

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 12:10 pm

Women Who Tech launched a massive startup challenge to bring much-needed awareness and support to women-led startups across the country. The Women Who Tech’s Women Startup Challenge 2016 has announced the ten finalists in the competition, who will “pitch and showcase their innovative and…

Startups & Apps

How to Make Better Hires with Purple Squirrel

By | Apr 28, 2016 at 11:45 am

Your company is searching for a rockstar employee to add to the team. You’ve interviewed one candidate after another to no avail. Each interviewee appears to be an exact clone of the one before them – both on paper and in their interview responses….

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