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Who is New York City’s Hottest Showcasing Startup [Poll]

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Tech Cocktail has traveled the country, from Dallas to DC, Chicago to Miami, uncovering the hottest startups in more than 30 cities.  Now, the word is out: winning startups from each city will go onto the next round and get the chance to qualify for Tech Cocktail Celebrate, our new national startup competition held in Downtown Vegas on… Read more »



Guesswork Announces a Machine Learning Platform to Help CRM Companies

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Guesswork announced this week that they are launchign a machine learning platform to help customer relationship management (CRM) companies build intelligence into their products and replicate what Google has done on the web at every company. That is, Google understands a customer’s intention with a few keywords in a search box: even with troves of data… Read more »


Retention Science Secures $7 Million in Series A Funding Led by Upfront Ventures

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Retention Science, the self-proclaimed “global leader in retention marketing,” secured $7 million in funding in a round led by Upfront Ventures. “We feel that with a strong financial backing, the team can focus on scaling our business and hiring world-class talent,” says Jerry Jao, Retention Science CEO. Other backers included Baroda Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, and Mohr Davidow Ventures, as well… Read more »


An Open Letter to You, Manager

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Dear manager, Through the lens of an economics textbook, your job is really simple. You have to maximize outputs with minimal inputs. But your job is so much more complicated than that, and if you are being honest with yourself, you’re failing brutally when it comes to truly maximizing your outputs. Let me explain. For… Read more »



Muuzii Partners with Deportes Media to Bring Real-Time Spanish-to-English Translation to US Latinos

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Mobile translation company Muuzii announced today a partnership with leading Spanish-language sports broadcasting group Deportes Media LLC to bring real-time Spanish-to-English translation to any text-enabled mobile device. This partnership is part of the company’s effort to bring mobile translation and language services to the North American Hispanic community. Unlike other learning services available for the phone, Muuzii… Read more »


Sprint names Founder of Brightstar Corp. Marcelo Claure New CEO

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Sprint confirmed today that Marcelo Claure, will take over as president and CEO OF wireless carrier in the U.S. Claure is the founder and CEO of Brightstar Corp., a wireless distributor based in Miami and subsidiary of Softbank. Claure will assume the Sprint CEO role in the next week. “He has the management experience, passion and drive to… Read more »



Here’s the Cheapest Coworking Option in Your City

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This coworking series is sponsored by .CO. We thank them for their support! If you’re reading a post about cheapest coworking options, that probably means you don’t have much money to spare. So why spend even an extra $100 or so on coworking? For your mental health. $200 a month may seem like a fortune for… Read more »


DC’s Social Tables Closes $8 Million Series A Round

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The DC-based Social Tables, which helps hotels and organizations better plan and manage their meetings and events through a robust, Cloud-based diagramming and attendee management platform, just announced that it has a closed a whopping $8 million Series A round of funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP). The company made the… Read more »




Tony Monteleone Joins Launch Fishers to Further Entrepreneur Outreach in Indianapolis

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It was announced this morning that the Indianapolis, Ind.-based coworking space and entrepreneur hub Launch Fishers has brought on Tony Monteleone as its Entrepreneurial Services Director. Monteleone comes into this new role from PERQ, where he most recently served as Business Development Manager – New Markets. “Tony represents many of the things we see in top entrepreneurial… Read more »


Tap Into the Power of Unreal Engine 4 as a Gaming Platform

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Talk about computer games and you will have thousands of people talking about their favorite ones and excitingly sharing their experiences and winning strategies but only a few are really interested about the backend or the technology that goes into making the games. However, when it is Unreal Engine, things become different. The launch of… Read more »