Celebrate Startup Tour

Vote Online for the Startup of the Year [International]

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 2:10 am

It’s almost here: Celebrate 2015 is the time of year when we celebrate all things startup, which includes mentor sessions, inspiring keynotes, and workshops. Though, perhaps everybody’s favorite part of the conference is our Startup of the Year Competition. Over the course of the…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Fargo

Vote Online for the Startup of the Year [Fargo]

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 1:51 am

It’s almost here: Celebrate 2015 is the time of year when we celebrate all things startup, which includes mentor sessions, inspiring keynotes, workshops for founders and tech employees, and the Startup of the Year Competition. All year long, we have been making stops in…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Build Winning Brands

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 7:00 pm

You don’t have to investigate the marketing world for more than a moment to understand one key statement: brand is king. Your company’s brand is its lifeblood, its reason for existing, its greatest success, and potentially, its biggest downfall. One realization that entrepreneurs tend…

Jobs

How to Make Effective Hiring Decisions with Talsona

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm

You just brought a new team member on board — let’s call him Jeremy. Jeremy nailed his interview with your company. He was professional, had the education and experience to back up the skills on his resume, demonstrated his extensive knowledge, and asked plenty…

Gear & Gadgets

The Sensel Morph Multi-Touch Input Device Met Its Kickstarter Goal in Three Hours

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 5:17 pm

The Sensel Morph, an input device that utilizes multi-touch pressure-sensing technology to allow consumers to do anything from using it as a replacement for their design tablet to creating music and even using it as a keyboard, has met its Kickstarter campaign goal a…

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Opinion/Analysis

Big Data is Not Penicillin

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 4:02 pm

The last few seasons in the online business industry has seen a great deal of sexy work being penned on the merits of so-called “Big Data.” Although there are many advantages to Big Data, it should not be looked at as a cure-all for…

Funding

BlueData Partners With Intel, Point Judith Starts Fourth Fund

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm

In today’s funding roundup we have some bigger name companies like Coursera, BlueData, and Nok Nok Labs all raising double digit millions. Amongst these bigger players are also Charge Messenger and Causemo, holding it down for the earlier stage companies. Point Judith Capital also…

Product Launch

Etsy Local Launches to Support Local Artisans and Merchants

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Etsy has become renowned as an ecommerce platform for independent artists and makers, a medium through which they can sell their handmade goods to people across the world – something that normally would be restricted to their local communities. But at Etsy, it’s all…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Chicago

Dabble, KnowledgeHound, and Caysh Win Chicago Startup of the Year

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In preparation for the final competition at Celebrate 2015, the Tech.Co Startup of the Year Competition and Mixer made a stop in Chicago last Thursday to gather with the community at the new WeWork Fulton Market coworking space. Along with Saper Law and Troy Henikoff,…

Psychology

Richard Branson Explains How to Be Happy 

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 11:00 am

Success isn’t what makes him happy, explains Virgin founder Richard Branson in his contribution to Dear Stranger: Letters on the Subject of Happiness (July 2015). To clarify, that means that having a billion dollars, a private island, and your very own Wikipedia page aren’t…

Gear & Gadgets

Erida Gen B is a Personal Drone that Helps Take Beautiful Aerial Shots

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

Drones serve a number of functions these days, and some people love them while others hate them. There’s an ongoing debate about how drones will impact our lives in the future, and how they can be used most safely and ethically. Drone technology and regulation…

Social Media

Chicago

This Veteran is Helping People Fuel Their Dreams

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 9:00 am

For a lot of people, the realization that they’re meant to walk an entrepreneurial life path strikes at seemingly random times – almost out of the blue. That is, most of the entrepreneurs I speak with can trace their journey back to one formative…

Inspiration

21 Ways to Bust Out of a Creativity Rut

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 8:00 am

We’ve all been there–that sense of frustration that goes along with feeling completely devoid of ideas. If you at all consider yourself a creative person, you know how that can feel. You start wondering if you’ve lost the knack…if you are destined to be…

News & Content

Tel Aviv

Vicomi Cracks the Hidden Layer of Emotional Targeting

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Brands and site owners who are in the business of publishing content struggle to be relevant to their readers and keep them engaged. One of the major reasons this happens is because they don’t know how readers feel about their content and what kind…

Tips & How To’s

4 Steps To Plan The Ultimate Content Strategy

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm

You’ve already heard of the content marketing hype. You probably even had a few attempts of using it for your business. Yet the results did not justify the time and efforts spent. Here’s the deal: any content marketing campaign success is based on a…

Startups & Apps

Top Photo Editing Apps for the Photography Enthusiast

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Steve Jobs prophesied the revolution of photography in his biography. “He had three things that he wanted to reinvent: the television, textbooks and photography. He really wanted to take these on,” revealed Walter Isaacson when he wrote about Jobs. Smartphones have changed photography as…

Events

How to Take Advantage of Major Tech Conferences as an Early-Stage Startup

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When you are an early stage startup, affordable attention can be hard to come by! Elite tech conferences, such as SXSW, Dublin Web, NYC Tech, and others represent an often underutilized opportunity to draw major attention to your company – without a major price…