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Tech.Co Jobs: Salesforce Developer, Open Source Web Developer

Tech.Co Jobs Post: February 6, 2015

Hiring? Post a job on the Tech.Co Job Board for just $79 and see it featured here on our weekly job spotlight!   We’re nearing the end of the month – have you reached your career goals for the year, yet? If you’re still hesitating whether to switch companies or switch careers overall, why continue to hold back?… Read more »

Tapstream Grew 14 Times Larger in Their Founding Year

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Tapstream saw a record year in 2014, boasting a long list of accomplishments. Similarly, product sales coming out of the Vancouver, British Columbia startup show steady growth that puts January 2015 in the books as their best month to date. Overall, Tapstream grew 14 times larger in 2014 and they now handle over 10,000 requests… Read more »

21 Most Successful Black Entrepreneurs Throughout History

21 Most Successful Black Entrepreneurs Throughout History

When Black Enterprise magazine was first published in 1970, the American economic landscape was in a period of transition that resulted from the U.S. Civil Rights Movement; the outlawing of de jure racial segregation created pathways to black mobility and the emergence of a black middle class. Created with the intent both to serve as a resource for… Read more »

YouTube to Release App With Content for Kids


YouTube will launch a kid-friendly version of its service to ensure younger users don’t stumble upon suggestively explicit videos. According to USA Today, Youtube Kids is set to launch Feb. 23, and it will include Google’s  age-appropriate video library. Built by in-house engineers, the app will also have a timer function that lets parents control how long the… Read more »

Quickly Schedule Your Employees with When I Work

scheduling tool

Mary is the owner of a newly launched startup. She recently hired three part-time employees and is spending way too much time creating their schedules each week. Due to the stress of creating employee schedules, Mary wishes there was an easier and faster way to schedule her employees at work. If you’re a business owner… Read more »

Four Ways to Change Your Cold Calling Mindset

cold calling

When it comes to cold calling, you either love it or hate it. But either way, cold calling is one of the most effective ways to generate new business for your startup. Simultaneously, cold calling can be quite intimidating and nerve racking. When I first started, I would easily get discouraged from rejections. Now I love… Read more »

73 Startups Valued at $1 Billion or More

startup valuation

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones VentureSource announced the Billion Dollar Startup Club, their updated list of startups who are valued at $1 billion or more. To be considered for the list, companies must be private, have at least one venture capital investor, and have raised money in the past four years. Startups who go… Read more »

The 9 Top Tech Industries to Go Into If Your Goal is to Exit

The 9 Top Tech Industries to Go Into If Your Goal is to Exit

2014 was a great year for the tech industry – that is, especially, if you look at just the number of exits made last year. Whether they were in the form of mergers and acquisitions or IPOs, tech companies around the world have experienced quite a bit of success. Looking at the breakdown of these… Read more »

Achieve Lending Matches Students With the Best Loans


Finding the right student loan can be hard.  Achieve Lending recently announced the launch of their online portal, AchieveLending .com to help students find the right student loans for them. The approach is similar to dating websites, where users quickly search and compare interest rates between lenders. Achieve Lending aggregate loan offers for those seeking private financing for… Read more »

FounderDating Wants to Hear Your Entrepreneurial Questions

find a cofounder

When we think of the word ‘dating’ we tend to think about star crossed lovers gazing into each other’s eyes; the background scene might be hustling and bustling, but to them the world stands still. But there are more forms of dating outside of the romance angle. I would say that anytime you meet a… Read more »

Radium: Dealing With the Fallout of a Post-Nuclear World


The full consequences of radioactive leaks can take years, sometimes decades, to fully manifest in our foods, fish, and produce that people eat every day. Living in a post-nuclear world means that we have to deal with both the literal and figurative fallout from disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima. It becomes particularly problematic when you… Read more »

New Domain Extensions Help a Wide Audience Show Affinity

new tlds

GoDaddy can certainly be credited with bringing the domain business into the mainstream. This panel of experts in the domain and promotions field presented a panel recently at NamesCon: TLDs: Making the Pivot to Mainstream. The discussion centered upon exploring how search and branding will promote the use of generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs), as opposed to the… Read more »

Wevorce Brings Online Divorce Services to Families in Miami


Although the rate of divorce in the U.S. has been declining, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States divorce. It’s a difficult time for families emotionally and financially, and Wevorce wants to help them cope by keeping families out of court. With a step-by-step approach, Wevorce helps couples divorce amicably using web-based technology… Read more »