Funding

Uber’s Plans to Go Public and Virtual Reality Tech Brings in Nearly $25M

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Not a lot of funding news in today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup. But in case you missed it, a leaked Uber document shows that the company will bring in more than $2 billion in revenue is plans to IPO sometime in the next 18 to…

Energy

The World’s First Solar Powered Airport Now in India

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 2:06 pm

On Tuesday, August 18th, the Indian city of Cochin unveiled the world’s first solar powered airport. Cochin International Airport – India’s fourth-largest international airport (processing 6.8 million passengers in the 2014-2015 financial year) – is the very first airport to be completely powered by…

Reports & Rankings

Based on the Ashley Madison Data, These are the Most Unfaithful States in America

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 12:34 pm

Do you live in a state where people want to cheat the most on their significant other? According to a an analysis of the leaked Ashley Madison data by data scientist Jake Popham, it seems that Alabama is the the most unfaithful state in…

Business

8 Ways to Compare GetResponse with MailChimp for Email Marketing

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 11:00 am

Recent studies show that more than 90% of American consumers actively use email every day, and email is three times as effective as social media in prompting purchases. The best time to start your mailing list is yesterday – but today will do, if…

Remote work

7 Reasons You Need to Work From Home

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

We are on the cusp of an era where working from home will be the default policy for so many jobs. At least, we better hope so. If you’re running a startup, avoid paying for an office until you absolutely need one. If you’re…

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Marketing

5 Ways Your Business Will Benefit from User Generated Content

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 9:00 am

If you spend a great deal of time with your business’s marketing team coming up with items to put on your editorial calendar, driving professionally created content, and making sure that your website is optimized, what I’m about to say will surprise you. Pause…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Is Sitting Really as Bad as Smoking?

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 8:00 am

Sometime in the past few months, you’ve probably seen this headline: Sitting is the New Smoking! Really? Is this just well-written click bait? How could sitting – something nearly everyone does for hours a day – be as dangerous as smoking cigarettes? As an entrepreneur…

Tips & How To’s

It’s Never too Late to Educate – Education and Retraining Tips

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Life can be quite unpredictable and sometimes family and work come before anything else. On the other hand, we can all name some skills and knowledge that we feel sorry to have missed, and that can haunt us with each passing day. But, education…

Health

Fitnet Has Been Called the “Jane Fonda of the Digital Age,” So What Is It?

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 9:16 pm

There are a lot of fitness apps out there that track different metrics, but Fitnet goes one step further. It is the only mobile fitness solution that combines biometric sensors to track and mirror performance for real time feedback. It also gives users the option…

Apple

Are You Ready to Leverage the Innovations of iPhone 7 (or 6S)?

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Coming Wednesday, September 9, the unveiling of the new iPhone is set. Many have termed this the iPhone 6S or even the iPhone 7, as some love to say. It brings new features and functionality to bring tech and user experience innovations to the market. Assumptions on…

Ecosystems

San Francisco

Startup Communities: Does Location Matter To Start Your Company?

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 7:00 pm

In May 2015, I left everything in Montreal, Quebec, Canada behind and together my co-founder and fiancée Emilie Elice-Label, arrived in San Francisco to set up operations for our company here for the next 6 months. While living in Montreal, and Paris before that, I’ve been…

Startups & Apps

Declara, the “Love Child” of Pinterest and Udemy

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Forget about the way you learn at school: Learning happens around the clock and collaboratively. You can have the world’s knowledge at your fingertips, but it may become a hassle to consume it if it’s not curated. Popular knowledge platform Declara aims to change…

Marketing

Content Marketing Analytics and Attribution for B2B Enterprises

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Content marketing is no longer an emerging trend, but is arguably the most important facet of a digital marketing strategy for any business, particularly those in a business-to-business sector. The B2B Content Marketing 2015: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends — North America, produced by the…

Funding

Owlet, ChurchDesk, SmackHigh Gain New Funding, ZocDoc Becomes a Unicorn

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 4:06 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup, two major digital health companies raise a sh*tload of money, and two startups finally join the unicorn ranks. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co deals roundup send directly to your inbox by subscribing here. Funding Owlet…

Finance

4 Financial Apps to Optimize Your Portfolio

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

For many, earning money is less complicated than managing that money once it has been earned. For those fortunate enough to have personal financial advisors and brokers just a phone call away, these challenges have been managed and delegated, with a whole host of…

Programs & Resources

Miami

500 Startups Launches Distro Program in Miami

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm

500 Startups, one of the most successful startup accelerators in the country, has decided it’s time they gave the Miami scene some love.  They are planning to launch a Distro Program in Miami, one of the country’s biggest innovation hubs, especially among Latin Americans. Definitely a good…

Infographics / Images

These Are All the Kinds of Info Found in the Ashley Madison Data Dump

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 12:33 pm

All everyone has been talking about is the Ashley Madison data dump. Even the majority of the human population that isn’t even implicated in the situation (or even in an actual relationship – like myself) have kept their attention focused on the next chapter…