Productivity

Productivity and the Workplace of the Future

By | Mar 8, 2016 at 11:00 am

The way we work changes rapidly. The intersection of technology and architecture offers a glimpse into the workplace of the future. A typical workday no longer resembles a worker sitting in rush hour traffic for an hour, and then at a cubicle for eight…

SXSW

Austin

Here Are 5 Ways to Connect with Global Innovators at SXSW Interactive

By | Mar 8, 2016 at 10:00 am

Going to SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! Over the past several years, SXSW Interactive has become a great place to connect with globally-minded innovators.  After seeing President Obama’s opening SXSW keynote, consider these 5 ways to connect with globally-minded startup communities, corporations…

Opinion/Analysis

Here’s How to Avoid a Disastrous Startup Idea

By | Mar 8, 2016 at 9:21 am

There are many reasons why a startup idea could turn out to be the worst decision you have ever made. A whole 9 out of 10 of them fail. And it isn’t always because the idea is just plain stupid. This guide is going…

Tips & How To’s

Sales Tips for Startups in a Slowing Economy

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 8:00 pm

With recent stock market volatility, concerns about the Chinese economy, the plunge in global oil prices, and other complex factors, many economists and observers are concerned that the U.S. economy is heading for another recession. Whether it’s a “market correction” or a “temporary downturn”…

Startups & Apps

O’Daddy App for Parents Puts Family First

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm

With today’s crazy pace of everyday life, it’s hard for people to become immersed with work – so much that they take work home. Not only is this bad from a health standpoint, but kids will end up suffering as well; while they know…

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Startups & Apps

NYC

Greatist: Building a Millennial Brand

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 4:09 pm

Everything we do results in who we eventually become, and it is often the most trying situations that create the most impact. From who we chose to be friends with in high school, to what college (if any) we chose to attend, to even…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Bumper Jump, Debateball, More

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm

What’s better than a good coffee on a Monday morning for iAddicted? A fresh avalanche of apps, of course. After going through tons of apps that hit the App Store and Google Play each week, I hand-picked a few for you in order to…

SXSW

Austin

DC-Area Tech Companies Set to Invade SXSW

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Going to SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! In just a few days, startups and technologists from Washington, DC and Northern Virginia will embark on the annual journey to Austin, Texas. The DMV crew will be met by other…

Startups & Apps

Felt App Brings Handwritten Cards to the 21st Century

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Throughout the years, we changed our means of long-distance communication. From drumming and smoking signals to the use of the telegraph, some other means of communication were used, but only a few had as much impact as postal delivery. People loved sending letters and…

Opinion/Analysis

Chicago

Startups: You Need to Make Sales a Priority

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

I have spent the last 25+ years starting, running, mentoring, and investing in digital technology companies. Just the other day, an entrepreneur asked me a simple question: “What is the most costly mistake you see first time founders make?” It took me a minute…

Product Launch

San Francisco

BlueCrew Upgrades Its Blue Collar Staffing Platform

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 10:00 am

If you’ve ever been in between jobs and had to look for temporary employment, you’ve probably reached out to a staffing agency. You’ve also probably learned the kinds of jobs that these agencies typically recruit for; it’s a lot of paper pushing in law…

SXSW

Austin

Austin’s Best Local Spots to Check Out While at SXSW

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 9:00 am

For the thousands of entrepreneurs and tech employees planning to descend on my beloved home of Austin, TX on March 10 for SXSW Interactive: welcome! Honestly, despite the challenges of adding 40,000+ people to downtown Austin for a week, it’s an honor to be the…

Gear & Gadgets

DC

DrinkMate: iPhone Breathalyzer [REVIEW]

By | Mar 4, 2016 at 1:24 pm

Last year during one of Tech.co’s startup tour events I stumbled upon an entrepreneurial duo showing off a very small piece of hardware. That piece of hardware was an Android-connected breathalyzer called the DrinkMate. It was so small in fact that it may even…

Announcements

Phoenix

Which Startup Should Win Invest Southwest’s Venture Madness? [POLL]

By | Mar 3, 2016 at 1:26 pm

The city of Phoenix, AZ has blown up recently as a hot startup ecosystem. For example, just last week the city played host to Startup Week, which selectively chooses the cities that have the most up-and-coming and unique startup cultures. It has also been recognized…

Ecosystems

London

Are Startups Being Priced Out of London?

By | Mar 3, 2016 at 11:03 am

Britain was recently hailed by EY as the fintech capital of the world, while the 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem report ranked London as the world’s sixth leading tech cluster overall. The British capital has been recognized on more than one occasion as the “tech…

Opinion/Analysis

Why Banks See Bitcoin as Their Number One Enemy

By | Mar 3, 2016 at 10:10 am

Bitcoin has created waves in the world of finance. Look back to 2013 when Bitcoin first came onto the horizon. Its value rose by 6000 percent in a single year. This is an incredible rate and it brought up the idea that the virtual…

Product Launch

Totango’s New Feature Helps SaaS Companies Control Revenue Streams

By | Mar 3, 2016 at 9:40 am

In a move to further improve the way SaaS companies deal with their customer success function, Totango, a leading customer service platform for those companies and very focused on the trends relating to SaaS, is introducing a new feature that will help SaaS companies…