Gear & Gadgets

A German Man Invented This Lock for Your Jar of Precious Nutella

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Have we reached peak Nutella? It seems like every day BuzzFeed creates another new recipe that uses the delicious hazelnut-chocolate concoction. I mean, sure it’s good, but is it so good that you have to safeguard your jar of Nutella from friends and family…

Reports & Rankings

Pew Study: We’re Basically on Our Phones All the Time

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 12:54 pm

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, Americans are almost never away from their mobile phones. It also notes that of the 92 percent of U.S. adults owning some kind of cellphone, 90 percent say their phones are frequently with them…

Food

Foodies Inspire the Rise of Supper Clubs

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

Eating out can mean different things to different people. For some it’s just a bite out when they don’t have the energy to cook at home. For others it may be a celebration or special occasion, or just a night out with good friends….

Reports & Rankings

The 5 Hottest Series D Startups from 2014 

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 10:00 am

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing Series D startups from last year in its Startup Traction Report, and the top three are all services in the sharing economy. The sharing economy refers to goods or services that are rented or borrowed among people, rather than…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Virginia Beach

Southeastern Virginia’s Startups of the Year: NASONI and Feedback Enterprise

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

On August 27th, we made Tech.Co history. We hosted our first ever Tech Cocktail event in Southeastern Virginia. At the end of the night we had the honor of inviting two incredible Virginia startups to Las Vegas for Celebrate 2015. Our venue host for the…

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Why do We Celebrate Entrepreneurship?

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 8:00 am

On October 31, 2013 the White House put out an announcement for immediate press release: it was a decree calling for November 2013 to officially be labeled National Entrepreneurship Month. The following year, in 2014, President Obama again made the proclamation that November would…

Tips & How To’s

Rule Maker vs. Rule Breaker: Tips for Parenting in the Digital Age

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 10:00 pm

As news-consuming parents, we are inundated with research findings telling us exactly how many hours a day children should be spending on their devices; or how over exposure to screen time may take a toll on them down the road. While reading what the…

Product

4 Steps to Scale Fast and Not Kill Your Company’s Momentum

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Things are going great. Your company is growing faster than a teenager in baby clothes…Huh?? You get the point. While this is an exciting time, it’s also a time when your company is vulnerable. Scaling fast generally means things are headed in a positive…

Internet of Things

The Future of IoT: Smartifying Your Home

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm

The vastly growing Internet of Things trend is very exciting- there are new devices announced every day that connect to the internet to control something. The world is slowly filling up with connected devices, that ultimately make our lives easier. Connected devices are electronic devices,…

Google

All the Things the New Google Logo Looks Like, According to the Internet

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 7:02 pm

Earlier today, Google (yes, Google – not Alphabet) announced a major change to the Google logo. In the last 17 years, the company has undergone a lot of changes, but throughout all of it, the Google logo remained largely the same – the notable…

Advertising

Los Angeles

No Doubt About It: You Need Video Ads for Your Company

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm

There’s just no getting around it: part of building any strong startup means cultivating a robust online presence that reaches directly to today’s tech savvy market. In that light, video advertisements are actually widely considered to be one of the most valuable digital marketing…

Programs & Resources

San Diego

Ideator Builds an Online Incubator Platform

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

In response to the needs of its growing user base, Ideator, a web-based company devoted to fostering global innovation and entrepreneurship, announces the release of several new features designed to enhance its technology platform. The upgrade will allow Ideator members to more easily capture…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Tuneteams: The Global Music Licensing Marketplace

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Do you ever wonder why big music companies have a marketing advantage when it comes to breaking artists, globally? According to industry insiders, it’s because of their networks of local companies, or wholly-owned subsidiaries, in different countries around the world. It stands in stark…

Funding

Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Shift Gets Investment from Goldman Sachs, Apttus from Salesforce Ventures

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 3:19 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup, it’s all about funding – ranging from a respectable $2.7 million to a whopping $108 million. Things worth noting for today: Ashton Kutcher has made an investment in the e-sports startup Unikrn, and the Washington, D.C.-based global incubator 1776…

Productivity

The Art to Having Productive Meetings

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Meetings are an inescapable part of the corporate world. Everybody has to attend them whether you’re a rank-and-file worker, supervisor, manager, or even CEO. In fact, the higher one goes up the corporate ladder, the more meetings it seems there are to attend. Meetings are…

Reports & Rankings

Top Venture-Backed Drone Startups

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

According to the Frontier Tech Report released by CB Insights last Friday, drone companies have raised $285 million since 2014. While that’s certainly nowhere close to the amount of funding thus far funneled into space startups, the amount of financing activity into the industry…

Funding

DC

D.C.-Based Global Incubator 1776 Closes Seed Fund

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

This morning, the Washington, D.C.-based global startup incubator 1776 announced the closing of a $12.5 million Seed Fund aimed at making investments in pre-Series A startups disrupting highly-regulated industries. “Technology is permeating the global economy and unmooring it from its industrial era roots, creating…