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HDScores Asks: Are You Eating at Clean Restaurants?


Sometimes looks can be deceiving, especially in the restaurant business. Have you ever been into a restaurant that outwardly appears clean, only to find it filthy once you’re too far invested in the meal? You can feel your skin crawling, the carpet looks like it hasn’t been cleaned in years, and suddenly there’s a sharp… Read more »

It’s America Recycles Day! Do you have a Green Office?


It’s got a Presidential Proclamation and everything, so it’s real: Today is America Recycles Day! You might already be recycling at home, but do you continue the practice at the office? How much greener can you make the world by making changes in the workplace? You don’t need a lecture. C’mon. Thanks to Cafe Quill,… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know about Google’s Latest Algorithm Update


Developed in the early 1990s, search engines are systems that search for and identify information on the web. Originally, search engines operated by web crawling and indexing. Searches were performed using keywords. With these keywords, search engines extracted search engine results pages (SERPS). Search engines continued to develop through the ‘90s from Archie (the very… Read more »

Get to Know’s City Page: Austin


You may already know that Tech Cocktail hosts local mixers, speaker events, and showcase events to educate and highlight startups all over the country. But did you also know that Tech Cocktail aggregates content shown to the national audience at so that local stories are gathered into a collection on city pages too? Even if… Read more »

10 Tech UberFacts That Will Blow Your Mind


I love random facts, so as you can imagine, I’m a fan of UberFacts. Although there have been times where the veracity of some of the facts were questioned, most of the facts are pretty fascinating (Did you know that Prisons have Yelp reviews?!). With more than 6 million followers since its was launched 2011, UberFacts… Read more »

Simplify Your Recruiting Process with Talentsquare


Are you tired of sifting through emails and reviewing job applications manually? Talentsquare streamlines recruiting, making it easier for employers to manage. Talentsquare is an applicant tracking system that helps employers manage their job openings and incoming candidates in the cloud. Regardless of the size of your business, Talentsquare makes it easier for any employer… Read more »

TechShop DC-Arlington is a Great Resource for Veterans


On Tuesday, November 18, Tech Cocktail is holding TechShop’s DC Maker Event: Learn How to Build & Launch a Hardware Product Company where attendees can learn about the Maker Movement, explore TechShop DC-Arlington‘s various tools and resources, and speak with industry experts and current TechShop members. This upcoming Tuesday, November 18, TechShop DC-Arlington is having… Read more »

6 Steps to Selecting CRM Software for Your Nonprofit


Startups know that CRM software is an important tool in managing the sales funnel, the relationships, and many important, trackable aspects of the business. So how can non-profits make sure that they are implementing their business model into the selection of this software? John Suffern of Lumity published this post to help with the process. Here… Read more »

Freelancers: Overdue Invoices? Just Tell Julie!


“Ah, that invoice got stuck in our spam folder!” Ever heard that one? How many hundreds of times? Julie Elster created a service that has gained national attention overnight, and suddenly everyone is saying, “Just tell Julie!” Just two days ago, the service was posted to Product Hunt. The upvotes keep increasing. “I dig it… sometimes one… Read more »

With CommunityLeader, Crowdfunding Becomes a Possibility for Many


Nowadays, it seems that everyone and their mother is taking part in crowdfunding. From larger crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, to smaller niche platforms like PubSlush and EventStir, crowdfunding seems to be one of the next major players in financing. Unbeknownst to many who currently engage in these platforms, though, there’s a lot that goes… Read more »

Here are Some Facts on Billion-Dollar Startup Unicorns


Ah, the startup unicorn – the one that investors are interminably trying to find, and the one that most startups aspire to become. For those that get into this startup realm, being the next billion-dollar company is the ultimate goal and desire. I mean, if you’re going all in, using all of your personal money… Read more »