Venture Capital

Philadelphia

This VC Firm is Experimenting with a New Open Application Process

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 9:00 pm

A 2014 ranking of venture capital firms lists the Philadelphia, PA-based VC firm First Round Capital as one of the top VC firms in the country. Indeed, in fourth place – behind Andreessen Horowitz and ahead of Google Ventures – it’s arguably one of…

Tips & How To’s

What Startups Need to Know About Content Marketing

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 9:00 am

As the leader of a VC-backed startup, you’re on the clock to build a brand that wows customers and investors. But tackling branding, corporate communications, sales, lead generation and PR separately isn’t cheap or easy. You need one strategy that can drive all of…

Culture

Why Tech Founders Should Always Put Family First

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm

I recently read an interesting post by Devon McDonald of OpenView on how tech companies should help employees find a healthy work-family balance. McDonald has been able to find a balance thanks to OpenView’s work culture of always putting family first. In fact, companies should encourage both women and men…

Entrepreneur

‘Women of Silicon Valley': Like ‘Humans of New York’, But on Women in Tech

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

From large corporations like Google to smaller startups, it’s a well-known fact that the tech industry remains predominantly white and predominantly male. Despite this, there are women in Silicon Valley who are kicking ass, doing whatever they can to make the Valley a more welcoming…

Entrepreneur

The Top 15 Events Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Miss this Summer

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Summer is coming and, as an entrepreneur, you know this means it’s more than beach season, but a chance to spend the warm days networking and enjoying valuable opportunities to grow your business. It can be challenging finding the time and doing the research…

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Marketing

Loot App Lets You Earn Money from the Palm of Your Hand

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

The concept of earning money for doing basic tasks such as filling out an online survey is not a new one. In fact, there are several websites that are dedicated to this basic purpose, but most of them provide points for gift certificates instead…

Entrepreneur

Joel Trammell: Be Honest About Your Company’s Goals

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Microsoft is one of the most incredibly successful companies of the last several decades. “How long did it take Microsoft to get to $50M in revenue?” Fresh off giving a talk to entrepreneurs during SXSW, Joel Trammell shared some of his presentation with us during…

Programs & Resources

You Can Apply Now for the First White House Demo Day

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm

It should be no surprise by now that President Obama is not at all opposed to the integration of digital innovation and the federal government. From hosting the first White House Maker Faire last year, to getting involved in a fun BuzzFeed video to…

Tips & How To’s

Before Quitting Your Job, Read These 35 Startup Tips

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The startup life is alluring for many; in particular, it’s a goal desired by those wanting to work for themselves. However, while the prospect of having no boss and working according to one’s own terms is certainly enviable, the entrepreneurial life has with it…

Reports & Rankings

The Top 6 Perks Employees Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

A January survey conducted by TechnologyAdvice revealed the top employee perks that workers want: Flexible schedules or remote work (31.8%) Free gym membership (24.1%) Free food or catered lunches (19.4%) Casual dress code (11.8%) Mentoring or development programs (8.6%) Recreational games like ping-pong (4.4%) (Startups,…

Dev & Design

Most Popular Languages in GitHub [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Apr 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Here on Tech.Co, we’ve looked at the most popular programming language in each state, observed various programming languages in terms of their growth and popularity, and provided you information on which programming languages could earn you the most money. Well, now, according to a…

Reports & Rankings

Chicago

Top 10 SaaS Startups in Chicago Tech

By | Apr 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

In the past few years, the Chicago (and greater Chicagoland) tech scene has developed into one of the most robust startup ecosystems in the country. At the same time, we seen a rapid move towards the utilization of the Internet to provide services (specificaly…

Productivity

Boost Your Productivity With Multiple Screens [Infographic]

By | Apr 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Someone once told me that if I wanted to be productive I should set up an additional monitor in my desk. At first, I found that idea hard to believe because, as a procrastinator,  it would probably encourage multitasking. I thought that by switching attention from…

Entrepreneur

San Francisco

Do Yogis Make Better Entrepreneurs?

By | Apr 20, 2015 at 11:00 am

For years, six days a week, Yos Goodman would wake up at dawn and do two hours of yoga. But that’s not what makes him a yogi. “It’s treating life like it’s something to be explored,” says Goodman, who has been doing yoga for…

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