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Everything You Need to Know about Google’s Latest Algorithm Update

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Developed in the early 1990s, search engines are systems that search for and identify information on the web. Originally, search engines operated by web crawling and indexing. Searches were performed using keywords. With these keywords, search engines extracted search engine results pages (SERPS). Search engines continued to develop through the ‘90s from Archie (the very… Read more »


TechShop DC-Arlington is a Great Resource for Veterans

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On Tuesday, November 18, Tech Cocktail is holding TechShop’s DC Maker Event: Learn How to Build & Launch a Hardware Product Company where attendees can learn about the Maker Movement, explore TechShop DC-Arlington‘s various tools and resources, and speak with industry experts and current TechShop members. This upcoming Tuesday, November 18, TechShop DC-Arlington is having… Read more »


6 Steps to Selecting CRM Software for Your Nonprofit

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Startups know that CRM software is an important tool in managing the sales funnel, the relationships, and many important, trackable aspects of the business. So how can non-profits make sure that they are implementing their business model into the selection of this software? John Suffern of Lumity published this post to help with the process. Here… Read more »


Freelancers: Overdue Invoices? Just Tell Julie!

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“Ah, that invoice got stuck in our spam folder!” Ever heard that one? How many hundreds of times? Julie Elster created a service that has gained national attention overnight, and suddenly everyone is saying, “Just tell Julie!” Just two days ago, the service was posted to Product Hunt. The upvotes keep increasing. “I dig it… sometimes one… Read more »


Here are Some Facts on Billion-Dollar Startup Unicorns

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Ah, the startup unicorn – the one that investors are interminably trying to find, and the one that most startups aspire to become. For those that get into this startup realm, being the next billion-dollar company is the ultimate goal and desire. I mean, if you’re going all in, using all of your personal money… Read more »


Y Combinator-Backed CareMessage Raises Over $3.7 Million In First Round Of Fundraising

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San Francisco-based startup CareMessage announced a series of grants that will enable the organization to bring its technology to millions of low-income patients in order to help them live healthier lives. The non-profit startup develops technology to improve healthcare delivery and management for patients in medically underserved areas of the United States through the use of mobile… Read more »


David Copperfield is Both Illusionist and Entrepreneur

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You might not think that a man like David Copperfield could have too much to say about starting up, but you would be wrong. In fact, Copperfield had some incredible insight into the daily grind that entrepreneurs face when he spoke with Ben Parr at this year’s Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference. Copperfield is an entrepreneur… Read more »


5 Reasons to Launch Your Gaming App in Latin America

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Gaming is leading in the three most important consumer usage behaviors on mobile devices: reach, engagement, and monetization. More people have mobile phones, people are spending longer time on their phones, and spending money on mobile games. “We’ve moved from million-dollar games to billion-dollar games,” said Kristian Segerstrale, a game investor at Initial Capital in… Read more »


You Can View a City as a Startup

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Up until 1954 people thought it was impossible to run a mile in under four minutes. But then somebody broke the mile time, and in less than one year other people were shattering the four-minute mile time as well. What changed? According to Tony Hsieh, it was doable because one person had conquered it and… Read more »


The Riide Electric Bike is the Future of Biking [VIDEO]

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On Tuesday, November 18, Tech Cocktail is holding TechShop’s DC Maker Event: Learn How to Build & Launch a Hardware Product Company where attendees can learn about the Maker Movement, explore TechShop DC-Arlington‘s various tools and resources, and speak with industry experts and current TechShop members. Prior to this summer, if you were to ask… Read more »


3 Startup Lessons from the U.S. Army Green Berets

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I am proud to have served my country as a logistics officer and support Commander with the U.S. Army Green Berets of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne). The lessons I learned in the mountains of Afghanistan and the jungles of South America shaped me as both an Entrepreneur and an Angel Investor. My attention… Read more »


SalesCart: Social and Mobile E-commerce Tools for Small Businesses

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Building a website for your business can be complicated and time consuming, especially if you are a small e-commerce company. Dealing with payment fees can be an expensive hassle. That’s why Round Rock-based startup SalesCart believes that companies should be able to set up e-commerce online stores on-the go. SalesCart allows merchants to reach their market by… Read more »


Top 4 Reasons to Switch to a Treadmill or Standing Desk

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On Tuesday, November 18, Tech Cocktail is holding TechShop’s DC Maker Event: Learn How to Build & Launch a Hardware Product Company where attendees can learn about the Maker Movement, explore TechShop DC-Arlington‘s various tools and resources, and speak with industry experts and current TechShop members. We work a lot – we all do, but… Read more »