technology

3 Technologies That Made the On-Demand Economy Possible

By | Feb 12, 2017 at 10:30 am

The on-demand economy presents a chicken-or-the-egg conundrum: Did consumer need for instant gratification give rise to on-demand everything? Or did the emergence of companies like Lyft, Postmates, and Blue Apron make people hungry to have their every whim satisfied at a moment’s notice? On-demand…

Business

15 Modern Tech Inspired Office Layout Trends [Infographic]

By | Feb 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The economy of the physical office space has evolved a lot over the past few years. It has shifted to a more collaboration-friendly, modern layout that has been entirely inspired by tech and startup culture. It’s no longer just trendy startups and tech giants…

Accelerator

Portland, Maine

MaineHealth, Unum Commit $200K to Support Startup Accelerator in Portland

By | Feb 11, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. MaineHealth and Unum are…

SXSW

Austin

4 Keys to SXSW From an Austin Expert

By | Feb 11, 2017 at 10:30 am

Since it began in 1987, South by Southwest has been one of the top conferences and festivals in the country, celebrating the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. At this Austin conference, you’ll find features, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a host of…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips For Setting Up Your Ideal First Office Space

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Growth is part of the startup process. So when you’re ready to move out of your garage and into your very first office, it can be pretty exciting. But have you really thought everything through? Do you know what moving into a physical space…

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Opinion/Analysis

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Freelancing in 2017

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Have you ever wondered if working freelance is all it is cut up to be? Perhaps you have a freelancer friend who you see almost every week on vacation, living life to the fullest and enjoying a cocktail or two on a work week….

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Net Neutrality, Phoenix Startups, SXSW, and VR Trolls

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With more snow than a Game of Thrones winter, the last week has been a flurry of excitement for tech enthusiasts, conference junkies, and snow blower salesmen around the country. But while you were sledding and getting excited about SXSW, Tech.Co was churning out…

Opinion/Analysis

How Activision Blizzard Made $2B Off Their Gaming Franchises

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Activision Blizzard, Inc. has announced massive fourth quarter revenues: A record-breaking $2.01 billion in sales. That’s a rise of 49 percent from the same quarter the previous year. The publisher’s gaming hits include names like Call of Duty, Overwatch, and Hearthstone. Stock is up 9.5…

Automotive

6 Types of Technology to Track Your Teen Driver

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Parents know firsthand how attached teens are to their smartphones. They see it every day, whether they’re texting friends at the dinner table, looking at Snapchats in the backseat of the car, or playing Pokémon Go as they walk down the sidewalk. So when…

Jobs

5 Ways to Get the Skinny on Companies You Want to Work For

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 2:20 pm

A leading candidate for a job opening sat across the table from the hiring manager and a few other team members. Her resume looked great, her cover letter was well-written and error-free, and her salary range matched what the company wanted to pay. The…

Tips & How To’s

How to Get Customers Talking About Your Service

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 12:50 pm

When was the last time you had a positive service experience worth talking about? It might surprise the Wright Brothers to learn that my most recent memorable moment was not the miracle of flight, but that an airline employee let me pre-board with my…

Augmented Reality

Hologram Hangouts Are Exciting Fans by Giving Them a Glimpse Into the Future

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 11:20 am

Thanks to hologram technology, hanging out with your favorite celebrity just got a whole lot easier. Holograms are giving fans and enthusiasts a new entry point into meeting people and being a part of the things they love. With the help of virtual reality startup…

Business

A Look at Blogging Industry Stats from 2016 [Infographic]

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 10:30 am

Blogging has completely changed the way content is created on the internet today. This transition towards content marketing has been primarily influenced by the growth and transformation of WordPress over the years. Thanks to the popular blogging site, anyone can download the free content…

Healthy Entrepreneur

4 Ways to Empower Yourself in Work and Life

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 9:15 am

Success doesn’t happen by chance. It happens by choice. If you’re eager to achieve success in your life and business, it’s important to know the strategies, mindsets, and habits that pave the way to making your dreams a reality. As many know, this is easier…

Aeronautics

The Internet Is Reaching Our Skies, and This Partnership Will Help

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 8:30 pm

There are several projects aiming to provide Internet access across the entire globe. Some well-known examples are Facebook’s Internet.org and Google’s Project Loon, both of which have the goal to expand Internet’s outreach and democratize access to it. Facebook and Google are pioneers in…

Inspiration

San Francisco

Putting Your Energy Into Mastering Big Data Pays Off Big Time

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm

When Michael Ulin applied to the GalvanizeU Master of Science in Data Science program, an alliance between Galvanize and the University of New Haven, he saw it as a smart bet on his future, but he didn’t realize that in a matter of months,…

Communication

7 Communication SaaS Products Every Business Should Consider Using

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) with cloud technology are starting to become a norm. Angel List reports 11,325 SaaS startups with an average value of $4.3 million. These tools can help you grow both internally and externally, especially when it comes to communication. We asked seven entrepreneurs…