Virtual Reality

Could Smell Push Virtual Reality Into the Mainstream? No, But It’s Still Cool

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 11:20 am

For years, virtual reality has been waiting in the wings for it’s big moment. Despite the impressive technology, the affordable headsets, and the smartphone compatibility, VR producers simply haven’t found the magic ingredient to push them into the mainstream. But with multiple companies designing smell…

Product Launch

Snap Spectacles Now Available for Online Purchase [Poll]

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

Today, Snap (formerly Snapchat), announced that their video recording sunglasses are available for purchase online. Prior to today, Spectacles were only able to be purchased through specialized vending machines that would popup around the country. The move is likely being made in hopes of bolstering…

Ecommerce

6 Things to Consider When Creating an Ecommerce Mobile App

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

When you don’t have a physical storefront, your mobile presence becomes even more important. And with more and more people using their smartphones to purchase items online, a well-functioning app could be the difference between big sales and abandoned shopping carts. We asked six entrepreneurs…

Social Media

How Marketers Can Decode the Psychology Driving Social Media

By | Feb 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

What is it about social media that keeps our eyes and brains transfixed for long hours? What void is social media filling up in our lives that real social interactions don’t? The questions are many, but one cannot qualm the ability of social media…

Startup

Los Angeles

The Steps Farmgirl Flowers Took to Succeed in an Established Market

By | Feb 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Finding a business opportunity is a challenge for most entrepreneurs. We’re saturated with companies specializing in almost every business opportunity. For this reason, new entrepreneurs are left wondering how they can start up a business and compete with already established enterprises. To grow your…

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Business

5 Technology Solutions Every Growing Business Needs To Consider

By | Feb 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

The use of modern technology helps a growing business achieve greater gains and recognition, in addition to improving its efficiency. The modern age technology inputs and solutions have leveled the playing field for the business enterprises. A recent market study reveals that the businesses of both…

Funding

5 Ways to Raise Capital in a Small Market

By | Feb 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

In the competitive world of fundraising, there’s a myth that it’s harder to raise money in smaller markets. Most founders think you have to be on the coasts to start your business. After several years of investing and fundraising in a small market, I don’t…

Business

Continuous Learning Is the Best Way for CEOs to Stay Ahead of Change

By | Feb 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Every day, the biggest challenge for CEOs is staying ahead of change. It effects every aspect of business and without a handle on what’s happening, you could be left in the dust. “The speed of current breakthroughs has no historical precedent,” wrote Klaus Schwab,…

Business

5 Ways to Build a Business Empire Like Treehouse Master Pete Nelson

By | Feb 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Pete Nelson isn’t just building treehouses — he’s building a business empire. Nelson is perhaps best known as the lively host of the hit Animal Planet show Treehouse Masters, now in its seventh season. Before building a treehouse empire, Nelson considered himself equal parts…

Business

Why Every Team Needs to Do a Company Retreat

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Business is more about catering to employees and customers than it is about numbers. Numbers are important, but they’re only factorable when you have happy customers and employees. This means it’s imperative to keep people happy in order to increase revenue and profit margins….

Entrepreneur

4 Ways to Create a Truly Equal Business Partnership with Your Cofounder

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm

I would be lying if I said that your relationship with your cofounder will always be easy and amicable. It’s just like any other close relationship you have in your life: there are good moments, and there are times where you are going to disagree. If you and your…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Birthdays, Nanotech, Snapchat, and Black History Month

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Sure, the weekend is a time for relaxing. After a long week of work, there’s nothing better than sitting back with a binge-worthy Netflix show and vegging out until Monday morning. However, if you missed out on some of Tech.Co’s top stories this week,…

Entrepreneur

The Unspoken Benefits of Parenting While Growing a Business

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Being a parent is a full time job. But when it comes to running a business in between diaper changes and parent teacher conferences, some entrepreneurs can get pretty stressed out. Yes, you’re going to lose sleep a lot of sleep. But what many…

Business

Tampa

7 Tips From Tampa Bay Entrepreneurs on How to Fund a Startup

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

At any startup event, a couple questions are bound to come up: How can we hire the right people? How can we craft a healthy company culture? But the biggest by far is also the simplest. How do we pay for everything? At this week’s Tampa…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Foods That Will Help You Sleep At Night

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In her book The Sleep Revolution, Arianna Huffington discussed the ever-growing sleep deprivation crisis in our country and how the lack of a good night’s sleep is effecting healthy lifestyles, productivity at work, and even our personal relationships. While some people might turn to sleep technology to help…

Energy

Las Vegas

How Technology Influences the Future of Energy Management

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

By 2018, 70 percent of utilities are predicted to launch major digital transformations in response to the challenges faced in their current business model. For utilities, vendors, and regulators, the challenge is not just to examine and optimize existing processes, but also finding entirely new ways…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Secrets to Building A Startup with Logan LaHive of Techstars Chicago

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 11:20 am

Being obsessed with startups is something Logan LaHive, the new managing director at Techstars Chicago, is willing to admit. “I’ve always been involved in a startup and sort of obsessed with startups and technology. My heroes, and the people I’ve looked up to, have…