Tips & How To’s

10 Rules for a Remote-First Startup

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 9:00 am

The Bay area is leaking workers: thanks to high costs, startups are finding new locations along the West Coast, like Phoenix, to set up shop. But that just makes costs worse there. But come on, guys. You’re missing the point of the internet-connected tech world:…

Tips & How To’s

Match Game: 3 Tips for Selecting Tech Startup Advisers

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 9:00 pm

When you’re in the startup stage, everybody has advice: Do this, don’t do that, look out! Knowing which voices to listen to and which to block out can make or break a young tech company. Knowledgeable, experienced tech startup advisers can help in that process….

Opinion/Analysis

Classical War Books That Can Help Your Startup Succeed

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm

In recent years, classic war books became highly popular among entrepreneurs. Although technology is changing the world at a very fast pace, basic leadership, entrepreneurship and military strategies haven’t changed since the ancient times. In this article, I pulled out quotes from two of…

Trends

5 Major Emerging Trends in the Healthcare Industry

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The healthcare sector has been growing steadily as the demand for specialized physicians and practices continues to expand. Companies in the medical industry are starting up all over, and current trends promise further big changes for professionals in the healthcare business. Here are some…

Funding

The Unicorn Hedge and What It Means for Tech

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Unilever acquired Dollar Shave Club for $1 billion. Walmart is grabbing Jet.com for $3 billion. GM bought Cruise for $1 billion. Why are all these unicorns and massive startups getting attention from legacy companies? One exuberant Medium article, the newest entry in the storied “startups…

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Trends

Is Higher Ed Adapting to the Changing Needs of Gen Z? [Vote]

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 5:14 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. According to the most recent statistics, the average Class of 2016 college graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt. That number is up 6 percent from…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Halo Orbit, Outfolded, and More

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Now that the Rio Olympics are complete, maybe it’s time to have another look at all those flags you saw during the events, or maybe you would like to test your knowledge of the capital cities of the world. It’s easy: just select the…

Mobile

Redux Can Save Your Wet Smartphone Way Better Than a Bag of Rice

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm

If you’re a human being, you’ve likely lost at least one smartphone to water damage. Whether it’s because you forgot it was in your pocket when you went swimming or because you were surfing while on the toilet and lost your grip, losing one…

Opinion/Analysis

Why VR Sound Needs to Be as Immersive as the Visuals

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 3:30 pm

If you’ve never taken a trip to the virtual barber shop, I would recommend it. Click that link. I’ll wait. Granted, the jokes and Italian accents aren’t the best, but this clip does a great job at the one thing that the barely emergent…

Social Media

Twitter Is Surprisingly Effective at Producing Accurate Polls

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm

This election year has been impressively divided and monumentally divided. Candidates and voters on both sides of the political aisle have hurled insults and accusations at their opponents on a daily basis. While the final two big party candidates were chosen a few months…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

MyLAB Box Brings STD Tests To Your Door

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 1:22 pm

While on the road to finding the global Startup Of The Year, we’re on a mission to feature and highlight as many rising stars as possible. From tech and hardware, to entrepreneurs improving the accessibility of health information, each month dozens of new startups…

Sports

Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant Launches New $100 Million Venture to Solidify Retirement

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 12:39 pm

Sports stars are used to success. Whether it’s winning a championship or setting a record, being an athlete is a great way to rise to the top of the mountain. But when it comes to the entrepreneurial world, sports stars haven’t always panned out….

Events

Learn How to Write Bylines That Grab Readers’ Attention [Vote]

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 11:50 am

Content marketing has been proven to be one of the most effective and least expensive means of getting attention to your brand. From blog posts to social media, there’s no reason not to get on the content train. But without interesting bylines, you won’t…

Tips & How To’s

6 Factors for Determining Where to Start Your Ecommerce Business

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 11:06 am

An eCommerce business is often little more than a dream, a network of laptops, and a virtual product or service. Yet no matter how internet-based a startup may be, it will still need to be based somewhere in the real world. Thus, in a…

Marketing

5 Content Marketing Ideas for Health Tech Startups

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 10:25 am

If you are in charge of the content marketing efforts for a healthcare technology startup, you have lots of challenges and opportunities facing you. Before you start your content marketing efforts, check out these strategies. Add a Human Touch One issue that vexes businesses…

Product

3 Steps to Outsource Product Development

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 8:15 am

In-house software development can be expensive.  Skilled programmers can demand handsome salaries and are often very difficult to find. Assuming you do find skilled programmers your company may not have the knowledge or expertise to successfully manage and bring a product to completion.  Going…

Funding

Frivolous Spending Could Sink This Silicon Valley VC Firm

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Having a loose wallet is part of being a venture capitalist. After all, you are in the investing business. But the key to being a skilled VC is knowing when to spend your money, and when to call it quits. As soon as you…