Interviews

Austin

Anne Ward: How to Win on the SEO Battlefield

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Startups constantly wonder how they can get their company noticed by customers online. Sure, buying ads on social media, creating content, and amplifying their message via Hootsuite is a start, but it’s hard to move the needle if you don’t understand the full scope of…

Ecommerce

3 Mistakes Ecommerce Entrepreneurs Make When Building Their Business

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Because brick and mortar stores have become secondary to online purchasing, quality websites and mobile apps have become a necessity for budding ecommerce companies. However, just because you don’t have a literal storefront doesn’t mean you can’t build your business from the ground up. We…

Interviews

Tony Robbins Explains 4 Things You Should Look for in a Mentor

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Launching a new business can be daunting, especially for those who are new to entrepreneurship. Often one of the best ways to survive those early experiences is to listen to the wisdom of professionals who have been around the block a few times. Even…

HR and Recruiting

The 4 Keys To Any Successful Employee Wellness Program

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 11:20 am

Most people can recognize the importance of health, happiness, and productivity. All three related concepts breed into one another and have an opportunity to be delivered to companies willing to foster a corporate wellness program for their team. The health benefits of corporate wellness…

Startups & Apps

The Top 5 Accessibility Apps for Those With Disabilities

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

In today’s world of a perpetually connected and mobile society, people with disabilities are faced with a whole new set of challenges. This stems mainly from the fact that there are currently no hard guidelines that bind developers into making their apps accessible to…

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Entrepreneur

3 Ways Your Cofounder Can Improve Your Chance of Success

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

Having a cofounder can be tricky. Between funding disputes and splitting the responsibility, finding the perfect balance can be an arduous process that takes years of trust and confidence. However, if the dynamic is productive, having a cofounder can increase your success and productivity…

Entrepreneur

5 Startup Challenges Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Anticipate

By | Mar 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

New entrepreneurs have big dreams, but there are many things that can stand in the way of bringing their vision to fruition. This isn’t surprising when you consider that entrepreneurs who have already been involved in multiple startups can still make the same mistakes….

News

Maine

The UMaine Business Challenge Has Named Its 2017 Finalists

By | Mar 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. Five teams of college…

HR and Recruiting

7 Ways to Boost Motivation In Your Team

By | Mar 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s not just their leadership skills that will soar. Your business will too. As a business owner, it’s not just the job make budgeting decisions, sign the paychecks, and promote production and sales. It is also part of the job to motivate your team to…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Dima Elissa of VisMed3D on Personalized Medicine, 3D Printing, and Networking

By | Mar 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Dima Elissa is the founder and CEO of VisMed3D, a startup providing 3D surgical patient replicas for state-of-the-art treatment and training of doctors. Based in Matter, the startup is on the cutting edge of personalized medicine. In addition to her startup, Dima devotes considerable…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Sleep, Stress, Venture Madness, and SXSW

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm

After a wild week at SXSW, Tech.Co is getting settled back at home. And while we enjoyed warm weather, innovative entrepreneurs, and enough barbecue to fill us up, taking care of our readers is the most important thing. Fortunately, we had more stories than…

Internet of Things

The Power of Amazon’s Alexa Is Now On Your iPhone

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Starting this week, Amazon has begun rolling out a new feature to its mobile iOS shopping app that adds the Alexa powered voice assistant to it. Prior to the update, the Amazon app voice search feature only allowed users to seek out items to…

Interviews

Austin

Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen on Transformative Technology for Social Good – Interview

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurs are not waiters. After all, why wait for technology to emerge when you can invent it. That’s how Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen approaches solving social issues with technology, just pioneer it. Mary Lou is widely known for her talent in optical engineering and…

Interviews

Austin

Adam Lyons on Being Scrappy, Mark Cuban and Mentorship – Interview

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Being scrappy is a trait that every startup founder needs to embrace to find different ways to solve problems while building one’s business. Adam Lyons, cofounder of The Zebra, said in our Tech.Co interview that being scrappy is at the heart of their culture….

SXSW

Austin

Meet The Finalists of SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Entrepreneurs, techies, and anyone with an appetite for innovation began to crowd the halls as the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards announced the winners of its competition. Thirteen awards and six special honors were given to exceptional innovators of all fields, including sustainability, music, healthcare,…

Startups & Apps

6 Money Saving Apps for Your Smart Shopping Lifestyle

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 1:15 pm

Finding ways to save time and money is always a good thing. And when you can find deals on travel sites, designer brands, and entertainment, it help your dollars stretch a little bit farther and saves you search time along the way. Now, you can…

Interviews

Austin

Rohit Bhargava: How to Tell a Story With Your Personal Brand – Interview

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In the startup world, having a well-established brand is the key to success. Between getting customers to recognize your value and spreading your message around the world, a solid personal brand can be the difference between fame and failure. And if you ask Rohit Bhargava,…