Opinion/Analysis

Dallas

Dallas Influencers Share How to Make Connections in the Dallas Startup Community

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 3:21 pm

Everyone has their own unique style of meeting people. You may have discovered yours early on or you may be still trying to figure it out. When I took my first step into the startup community of Dallas I thought, “oh, I’ve got this…

Opinion/Analysis

Subtle Sexism in Our Application of Artificial Intelligence

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 2:34 pm

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming a hot topic within technology. And there’s little wonder why – exploring the world of AI is just as exciting as exploring the possibilities in virtual reality. But when it comes to AI, many of the issues that…

Startups & Apps

Fandom Daily Changes Fantasy Sports for the Better

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 1:22 pm

Fantasy leagues have been a staple of the sports fan experience for years for its competitive nature and overwhelming simplicity. Since it’s inception in the 1950s, the game hasn’t changed much at all, arming its participants with individual players and an army of statistics. But one startup is…

Gear & Gadgets

JBL Flip 3 Portable Speaker [REVIEW]

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 12:36 pm

Portable, pill- or tube-shaped speakers are not new to the market, but they are certainly getting better sound, performance, and being driven to a more affordable price point. The JBL Flip 3 is below the premium price of the Beats Pill, has similar features,…

Tips & How To’s

How to Survive Your First Year of Entrepreneurship

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 11:51 am

The first year of entrepreneurship is the crucial one. It’s where your company will either grow at an incredible rate or immediately stagnate. It’s true that most entrepreneurs give up in the first year, according to a number of studies. This is not difficult…

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Opinion/Analysis

Read This Guy’s ‘Biggest Regret as a Programmer’

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 11:32 am

Those looking to dive into the tech startup space, be weary. One user has written “My Biggest Regret as a Programmer“, a post that has been circulating around posting boards over the last few days. In the blog post, Andrew Wurst writes not only…

Tips & How To’s

Procrastination: How to Understand It and Beat It

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 11:10 am

Some of us are right-handed and some of us are left-handed. Some of us love cilantro and some of us think it tastes like soap (seriously…fuck cilantro). And some of us are Type-A and some of us are Type-B — or natural procrastinators. You…

Infographics / Images

4 Steps to Turn Survey Data Into An Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 9:04 pm

Whether you’re a business owner, a marketer, or an annoying guy standing outside of a grocery store, you have probably relied on information acquired through surveys. And while they are an undeniably handy way of collecting a large volume of data using a focused form,…

Security

7 Things You Should Never Do While on a WiFi Hotspot

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 8:31 pm

As unsecured public Internet connections grow in popularity and accessibility, there is a level of weariness that should be followed when it comes to how we access public WiFi hotspots and what information we share over the open network. 7 percent of Americans have…

Product Launch

Mission 360: A Highly-Curated Health & Wellness Platform

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 8:04 pm

You may or may not be a fan of paid subscription sites for things that you can find online for free in abundance (I’m not necessarily talking about porn, but yeah, porn too). But one of the upsides to these kinds of sites is…

Opinion/Analysis

Neglecting This One Skill Could Be Costing Your Company Billions

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 7:02 pm

New startups are continuing to crop up throughout the country, there are a few skills that are beginning to fall to the wayside to place emphasis on technical skills. And although it’s important to be tech-savvy in today’s tech consumer market, there is one…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Reddit, Disney Crossy Road, and More

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 6:12 pm

After an intensive week (or weekend) of too much screen time – or the opposite, no screen time – it feels good to pick up the iPhone and start or join a conversation, or just do something I always prefer to do: play games….

Funding

NYC

Product Discovery App Receives $8 Million in Funding From Ebates

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 5:11 pm

Your makeup is washed out. Your shampoo smells funny. Your favorite video game is four years old. You’re hungry, thirsty, sleepy, bored and the last time your floor was clean, the Olympics were still on TV. All this because you are incapable of taking…

Ecosystems

Arlington

The Best Places for Networking in the DC Area

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Networking is probably the most important thing you can do when you’re looking to find investors, grow interest in your company, or simply further your career….

Startups & Apps

Startup Uses AI to Create Videos from a Simple Article URL

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 3:39 pm

Artificial intelligence has more than a few practical uses. Whether this impressive technological breakthrough is convincingly explaining the meaning of life or plotting the untimely end of the world, making a robot that can think like a human has been man’s greatest achievement… along…

Product Launch

Boston

‘Chariot for Women’ to Launch, Makes Rider Safety a Priority

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 2:39 pm

As ride-sharing apps continue to grow in popularity (with companies like Uber and Lyft leading the charge), it’s interesting to see new companies emerge into the niche. What could possibly set them apart from the competition, and ensure that riders seek them out over…

Funding

7 Insider Tips for Startup Fundraising with Alejandro Cremades

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 1:02 pm

Raising capital is not an easy process. It can take much longer than you think, causing you to take your eye off running your day-to-day business. That said, in many cases it’s essential to growing your business and realizing your ultimate vision. Alejandro Cremades, the cofounder and…