Gear & Gadgets

This Router Leverages AI to Protect Your Kids

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Started in the 1940s, the research around artificial intelligence (AI) was developed solely with the goal of finding new features for the computer. It was nothing more than a project at the time. Nowadays, this is a popular topic and there are already several…

Diversity

10 Female Founders That Need to Be on Your Radar

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 12:50 pm

The startup world benefits from inclusion and diversity. At this point, it’s a little embarrassing to see that tech has not embraced this fact but it is undeniably true. The breadth of experience and the width of involvement always spells success for startups around…

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Trends

Study: Small U.S. Businesses Are Getting Even Smaller

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 11:20 am

The Kauffman foundation’s latest study, released this Thursday, has revealed new data on the state of small business in the U.S. The document, officially titled the “Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship,” measures the activity of United States businesses that are more than five years old…

Product

The Roadmap to Effective Product Development

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 10:30 am

The path to success is never a straight line. In the area of product development, this is more true than ever. And unfortunately, that curvy path can easily leads to a dead-end. Just look in the graveyard of Kickstarter. But there are amazing success stories…

Startups & Apps

4 Apps to Help Boost Your Entrepreneurial Creativity

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 9:15 am

Today’s entrepreneurs are in for some risky business — so risky, in fact, that there’s only about a 50-50 chance your business will even make it to the four-year mark. That’s why you need to be employing every tool in your arsenal to get…

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Startup

5 Ways to Run an Effective Investor Board Meeting

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Marketing

Detroit

How to Close Deals Using a Field Sales Approach

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Today’s sales cycle is dominated by the use of online tools. But if you’re not getting the traction you need, going into the field is…

FinTech

Blackmoon Secures $2.5M Investment to Further Develop Fintech

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Despite a slowdown in fintech funding in the third quarter of 2016, there are still some companies making waves in the burgeoning industry. Blackmoon is a fintech company that offers a very interesting MPLaaS (Marketplace Lending as a Service) product, which enables institutional investors…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Make Subscribers Open Your Emails

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 4:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. While email marketing is one of the most effective means of building your business, potential customers are inundated with email after email every single day….

Social Media

Seattle

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Yelp Formed a Panel to Talk Digital Marketing

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 3:45 pm

Seattle Startup Week just featured a panel on digital media marketing packed with representatives for four major social media networks — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Yelp. Hosted by Tech.Co’s own CEO Frank Gruber, the event dug deep into the various strategies, plans, and data that any brand-new startup…

Startups & Apps

Albuquerque

9 Scrappy Startups Making Moves in Albuquerque, New Mexico

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Being scrappy is a big part of being a startup. If you can’t muster the tenacity to succeed when the cards are down, you aren’t going to make it in the startup world. Fortunately, scrappy startups are what makes the world a more innovative…

Gear & Gadgets

Tech.Co’s Holiday Guide to Drones and Tech Toys

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Besides gaming consoles and home theater systems, drones and tech toys are some of the most in-demand emerging tech on the market today. Drones in particular come in so many different forms and price points that we’ve highlighted some on the professional level and others that…

Startups & Apps

Cincinnati

LISNR’s Ultrasonic Technology Named CES Innovation Award Honoree

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 11:20 am

As the company responsible for the world’s most advanced ultrasonic protocol, LISNR is an emerging leader in the Internet of Sound. The first application of LISNR’s technology in the real world happened last month, in the 2016 edition of Techstars FounderCon 2016, with the ticketing…

Mobile

Nashville

Developing AR: What Does the Card Game of the Future Look Like?

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 10:30 am

In the wake of viral phenomenon Pokémon Go, the world of augmented reality is seeing rapid growth. But with growth comes growing pains. Like any developing media format, AR is easy to get wrong. Yet one startup is tackling an even more specialized niche: the AR card…

Jobs

10 Qualities Every Company Is Looking for in New Talent

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. When looking for new talent, recruiters are often looking for a particular set of traits and qualities. Building a company isn’t just about the work,…

News

5 Ways to Succeed Without Being an Early Riser

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. You’ve heard the cliché, “The early bird gets the worm.” Fortunately, this cliché is nothing more than a fairytale. There are plenty of people that are up by 5 a.m….

Startups & Apps

6 Apps Entrepreneurs Never Knew They Needed

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are always on the go. The most powerful tool you have is your smartphone: The apps available can make your day easier and provide you with the inspiration needed to make a successful business. And not just by helping you during your nine…