Events

San Francisco

Don’t Leave for a Tech Conference Without These 5 Devices

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 1:23 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! A tech conference is a place to mingle with big wigs, rub shoulders with entrepreneurs, and network with potential investors….

Opinion/Analysis

4 Ways Bitcoin Is Changing the Online Gaming Industry

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 12:37 pm

With Bitcoin already reinforcing its stay as a leading digital currency, it’s important to look into how it has affected several industries on the internet. Bitcoin has grown to become a selling point for businesses in the online retail and e-commerce businesses, airlines and…

Startups & Apps

Albuquerque

APPCityLife: Succeeding in Albuquerque with Ideas Beyond Its Time

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 11:59 am

Founder and CEO of APPCityLife, Lisa Abeyta, was ahead of the game in 2009 when she launched the company. “I saw that access to interactions for mobile users for small business was unobtainable because it was too expensive. I created a platform for city guides…

Tips & How To’s

7 Tips to Boost Customer Loyalty

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

The ultimate marketing achievement isn’t closing a sale. It’s Not getting the customer to continue to come back to you after they have made their initial purchase either. Although, that is a step in the right direction. The truest sign of marketing success is…

Product Launch

San Francisco

Automatic Pro Adds Connectivity To Your Car, Fuels Data Revolution

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 10:20 am

Today, San Francisco based Automatic is unveiling the next generation of their product, Automatic Pro. Their newest offering will include built-in 3G connectivity, with no subscription cost, to keep people always connected to their cars. Prior to the hardware refresh, users would connect to…

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Tips & How To’s

The 5 Tools to Help You Go Paperless

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm

At first glance, the paperless office might seem like a daunting, unattainable ideal achieved only by the most efficient and organized entrepreneurs. However, with an adequate amount of determination (and the assistance of a few top-notch tools), you too can have the digitized and…

Tips & How To’s

Mark Zuckerberg: Entrepreneurs Should Do Something They Care About

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Mark Zuckerberg is the most powerful person to have ever lived. Sure, he acts coy about it, but he holds immense power over the knowledge of the entire developed world. If you’d enjoy watching him get coy about that power while sharing entertaining stories…

Jobs

Job Interviews May Soon Be Conducted Exclusively Through Video

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Job interviews are stressful. While you’re waiting for the receptionist to call your name, your knees get weak. Your arms feel heavy. And if you are lucky enough, you didn’t get vomit on your sweater already. And while you might feel like this arduous…

Harsh Reality

4 Ways Product-First Businesses Can Fail

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Some products just shouldn’t be turned into businesses. Plenty of people don’t believe this fact, or think that they’re an exception. However, there’s no magic behind why some product-first businesses can’t find their legs. Once broken down, the causes are often pretty simple. That’s…

Trends

How VR Is Transforming the Customer Experience

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 4:40 pm

No longer will companies have to “visualize” how products will work within their structures or with their customers. Virtual reality gives a real-time view of how products will look when used in a broader context. Marketing pitches may as well be commercials now —…

Opinion/Analysis

How ‘No Man’s Sky’ Can Teach You to Pitch Better

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm

If you’re a gamer, you’ve definitely heard of No Man’s Sky by now. The survival game is set within a procedurally generated, deterministic open universe that’s essentially infinite and a mind-bendingly new approach to a gameworld. But that’s a fact that’s tougher to pitch than…

Twitter

Twitter Is Grasping at Straws to Solve Its Harassment Problem

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 3:36 pm

In recent years, Twitter has come under fire as the best social media site for online harassment and digital abuse. Everyone from celebrities to political figures have been victims to anonymous trolls hurling sexist, racist, and overall offensive remarks in their general direction. And…

3D Printing

3D Upcycling: The Answer to All Your Home Junk?

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 3:06 pm

Have you ever turned an old 2 Liter bottle of soda into a terrarium? Does your workshop have glass jars that are full of nuts, bolts, screws, and other tiny bits of hardware? What about your garden? Maybe you are growing your summer tomatoes…

Business

6 Similarities Between All High-Growth Companies

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 2:33 pm

Most startups would love higher growth: A faster scale means a higher valuation and greater recognition in a field. But actually getting that growth in a safe and sustainable way is tough. As Startup Genome once found from studying 3,200 startups, 70 percent of failed startups…

Startups & Apps

Surgeo Makes Surgery Easier with Surgeon-Recommended Plans

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 2:03 pm

The health care landscape of the US is far from ideal. With rising medication costs and a woefully lack of affordable insurance, even getting a check-up can be a life-ruining experience. But what if you have to have something serious taken care of? Surgery…

Case Study

How Do On-Demand Workers Really Feel About Their Jobs?

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 1:20 pm

As on-demand workers become an increasingly significant portion of the total workforce, there’s been plenty of debate about whether full-time on-demand workers should be offered benefits and pay like traditional full-time employees. Most of these workers are looking for stability, which is difficult to…

Sports

Data: The Real Winner at the Olympics

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 12:30 pm

The Olympics are without a doubt the largest sporting event in the world. Between the dozens of sports, the thousands of athletes, and the millions of fans, this three-week athletic spectacle brings people together to cheer on their home nation on the grandest stage…