Funding

Salt Lake City

gameit Raises $1.6M in Seed Round for Gamification of Mobile Ads

By | May 5, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Advertisers know the value of inserting marketing into games, as well as using gamification in the ads themselves. Pretty much every game we play on our mobile devices is fueled by advertisements. But the downside is that often these ads are distracting and not…

Jobs

How to Attract the Right Candidates with Clinch

By | May 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Meet Scott. Scott is the owner of a newly launched tech startup in the heart of Silicon Valley. As a startup owner, Scott has to build his team from the ground up. Unfortunately, getting his company’s name out there and attracting applicants is easier…

Web

Searchmetrics Offers Data-Driven Content Marketing Solutions

By | May 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Google has made it clear that any company that wishes to have a successful website needs to follow certain rules, including providing visitors with well-written content. The battle between offering this content while still taking advantage of the best SEO techniques can seem difficult…

Acquisition

DC

DC’s Power Supply Acquires Healthy Bites, eliteEATS

By | May 5, 2015 at 6:45 pm

Tech.Co has learned that the Washington, D.C.-based Power Supply has acquired the Los Angeles, CA-based kitchen and meal delivery program eliteEATS and the D.C.-based health food delivery service Healthy Bites. According to an email sent earlier today by District Capital Partners, which served as…

Product Launch

Namecheap: Online Marketplace Launches for Small Businesses

By | May 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm

A number of small businesses want to reach their customers online, but don’t always have programmers to create a the best website. Namecheap is launching a new marketplace today for small businesses. “The Marketplace is similar to the Apple app store, where external developers…

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Gear & Gadgets

DC

Teen’s Energy-Saving Home Automation Device Now on Kickstarter

By | May 5, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Back in January, we reported on teenager Ameer Sami and his energy-saving home automation device, Ottomate, which would allow consumers to control their appliances and lights simply with the use of their smartphones. A few months later, and it seems that Sami has gone…

Venture Capital

Only 7 Percent of Investor Money Goes to Women-Led Startups [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm

The role of women in tech has changed drastically throughout the history of computer science itself. A field historically predominated by men, it’s slowly seen increases in recent years as the greater global economy shifts towards the technology sector. Apropos of technology’s greater role…

Reports & Rankings

The Top 10 States with the Most Remote Workers

By | May 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Remote workers are a unique breed because their choice of where to live is completely separate from their choice of job, making the world their oyster. FlexJobs recently released a ranking of the top states remote workers choose to settle in – which gives…

Productivity

5 Must-Have Apps to Boost Team Productivity

By | May 5, 2015 at 12:30 pm

To maximize productivity your team should rely on apps designed to improve communication, manage document storage, and promote information sharing. When I buy a new iPhone, I have a routine. I start by following the usual setup steps and then I download a set of…

Ecosystems

New Orleans

Rebuilding New Orleans Has Fueled Diverse Startup Resources

By | May 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

New Orleans is famous for Mardis Gras and jazz music, and the 2009 NFL Champion New Orleans Saints. But, similar to the city of Detroit, New Orleans has had to rebuild in the last decade. After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city and the entire…

Mobile

San Francisco

Don’t Settle for Stock Emojis, Create Your Own

By | May 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

Last August imoji not only celebrated the launch of their uniquely upbeat messaging platform, they also reveled in successfully fundraising $2 million in VC. The whole genesis of the platform came from the fact that the founders were bored with the limitations surrounding stock keyboards,…

Health

Dallas

Mend: Mobile Tech Revives the House Call

By | May 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

You might say that the drive to provide convenient, patient-centered medical care is in Mend founder Dr. Jonathan Clarke’s blood – in the 1970s, his grandfather was a family physician practicing in east Texas and traveled from town to town providing care for patients…

Product Launch

Bill Nye and GE Bring Back #EmojiScience to Help Kids Understand Science

By | May 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

Science is about to get a bit more (:Thumbsup:) thanks to emoji (:smiley:). General Electric (GE) announced the debut of a new Emoji Science web series with Bill Nye. This is part of the company’s plan to deconstruct serious science in the classroom by…

Trends

Let’s Build a Drone for the Everyday Person

By | May 4, 2015 at 10:00 pm

You may know Helen Greiner as the previous cofounder of iRobot, the company that redefined the way we vacuum our homes with the Roomba. Through her current company CyPhy Works, Greiner is looking to now redefine another, similar space: drones. The company today announced…

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