Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

Guide to Downtown Las Vegas for Celebrate 2015

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 1:06 am

This week, hundreds of innovators, investors, thought-leaders, creatives, and media will descend on downtown Las Vegas for our 3rd annual conference, Celebrate 2015, our tech conference created to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship around the country. Speakers include Jermaine Dupri, Kara Goldin, Tony Hsieh, Danielle Morrill,…


5 Cyber Security Threats For 2015

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Currently, there are increasingly large numbers of cyber attacks in the nation. In fact, the FBI now ranks cybercrime as one of its top law enforcement activities. President Barack Obama, in his recently proposed budget, said that he would drastically raise the spending on…


How the Advances of Technology are Impacting the Future of Basketball

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Like any modern sport, basketball is constantly evolving. The game that began with a peach basket and a Canadian teacher has become America’s most played game – fuelled by passionate fans, colorful characters, and thrilling playoff runs. Whether you’re talking NBA, WNBA, minor league…

Gear & Gadgets

The Evolution of the Hoverboard

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

As Back to the Future once promised, 2015 would bring us the hoverboard.  Although it may not be an accessible commercial product yet, more and more people are creating what may be the beginning of a new boarding era.  Whether the hoverboard revolutionizes the…

Startups & Apps

What Users Are looking for In Your Mobile App

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm

With the rise in the use of smartphones, mobile apps have become all-important tools. However, like every other industry, the world of mobile app design and development is characterized by its own challenges. No matter what industry niche a particular app belongs to, users…



What place do e-bikes have in the electric vehicle market?

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Although patents for electric bicycles have been around since the 1890s, real strides in the technology and their usage by the average rider is only being seen today. Meanwhile other electric vehicles have received far more publicity and notoriety. With advancements in battery power…

Cloud Storage

The Ethics of Big Data

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Big data generally refers to information that is either unstructured or multi-structured. Unstructured is information that is not easily interpreted or organized and it has to be micro-analyzed in order to turn that data into value for businesses and government. It can refer to…

Marketing & Social Media

3 Ways to Repurpose Content for Free

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

Content marketing should be one of your digital marketing priorities for 2016. Content is one of the most effective ways of driving targeted traffic to your site and targeted customers to your business. However, one of the major pain points of content is the time…

Dev & Design

Why Business Owners Should Learn To Code

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 8:00 am

Learning to code is no longer just for boy geniuses or technology nerds. Basic coding has tangible uses in your everyday life as a business owner. People who know some form of code are now everywhere. This is because not only is coding essential, it…



7 effective productivity tools that you’ve never heard of

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm

When you’re running a startup, or you’re an entrepreneur, you often find yourself scrambling to get things done because you don’t have ‘enough’ time. There are many ways we can become more productive whether it be using tools, apps and mental strategies to complete…

Tips & How To’s

Maximizing Your Self-Promotion Marketing Activities

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

One of the many challenges faced by today’s online marketers is the need to effectively do self-promotion marketing activities. Self-help gurus and online marketing experts all agree that the newbie’s relative lack of patience and decreased levels of motivation to learn are just two…

Startups & Apps

7 Top Tools for Staying Ahead of the Latest Tech Trends

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Keeping up with technology can be difficult. So many new inventions come on the market every month, consumers may find it challenging to know what’s happening in various industries. What will the next generation of smartphones bring to our everyday lives? What features will…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Self-Care Practices That Will Make You A Better Entrepreneur

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm

“Self-care” may sound like a new-age buzzword, but the practice is critical for any entrepreneur who wants to stay on top of their game—and most of us probably aren’t doing enough of it. Self-care constitutes actions and behaviors that help us stay healthy both…


How Much Impact Do Videos Have on Landing Page Conversion Rates?

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

If your landing pages are strictly made up of text, photos and graphics, it may be time to rethink things. When used correctly, videos can dramatically increase landing page conversion rates. Indeed, according to a study by, videos can increase conversions on landing…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: AARP and JP Morgan Commit to Older Generations

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

My counterpart Ronald Barba couldn’t write today’s Tech.Co deals roundup because he’s on his way to Downtown Vegas for our third annual Celebrate Conference. Hopefully we’ll see all of you there this weekend. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup…



Denver Startup Week Comes to a Close, but the Magic Lives On

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 4:00 pm

I can’t believe it’s already Friday: what a week it’s been. Looking back on my time in Denver, it’s hard to put into words how meaningful the experiences I had and the people I met at Denver Startup Week were. Without a doubt it…



Cubs Fan Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Get Bartman To Playoffs

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 3:07 pm

There were only five more outs on that crisp evening in October. It was Game 6 of the National League Championship Series (NLCS), with the Chicago Cubs ahead 3–0 and holding a 3 games to 2 lead in the best of seven series as…