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Tech Cocktail is a media company that covers and connects startup communities across the country. Select one of the above regions to see startup news and events in your region.

First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Upworthy as Guest Curator

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After raising a hefty $8 million Series A last year, Upworthy has become one of New York City’s fastest growing Series A-backed startups. The virality of their content has certainly pushed the company in this top position, and can attribute such success in part to the work of its curators – the ones in charge… Read more »


Excited Founders Meet Their Mentors at DreamIt Philly

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The DreamIt Ventures launch event to officially announce the new accelerator class was held last week, and I had the chance to visit their co-working space in Philly when it was time for the teams to get to work. The space had been decorated and the mentors prepared to dispense advice to the founders. From the framed “Hustle”… Read more »


Who is Twin Cities’ Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

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Twin Cities, Tech Cocktail wants to showcase Twin Cities’ top startups. So mark your calendars, on Sept. 10th we will be hosting our Mixer and Startup Showcase event where you will have the opportunity meet industry leaders and founders of top startups. Time to vote for your favorite startup and see you at the event, make sure… Read more »


Cats and Company Culture at Cheezburger

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At our Tech Cocktail Sessions event last week in Chicago, Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh joined us to talk about everything from why entrepreneurs are like cats to his favorite book and other interesting tidbits. Many of the questions from the audience centered on hiring and managing employees, and Huh started to build a picture of the… Read more »


My Top 5 Free Places to Cowork in DC

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This Tuesday, September 9, Tech Cocktail is holding its DC Mixer & Startup Showcase at the Crystal Tech Fund.  A recently released survey on the state of the freelance economy in the United States revealed that there are now currently 54 million freelance workers in the country – that number accounts for a pretty staggering 34 percent of the… Read more »