Videos

Las Vegas

Bill Nye Knows You’re Insignificant But Important [Video]

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 2:30 pm

This article is brought to you in partnership with the 2016 Life Is Beautiful festival. Make sure to buy your tickets now. Bill Nye and his bow tie made a surprise appearance at the 2015 Life Is Beautiful festival, where he offered a punchy…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

How to Raise Money in a Down Market

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  Aaron Dallek is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Opternative – the world’s first online eye exam. The exam can be taken…

Culture

Denver

The 7 Coolest Ways to Ring Your Morning Bell [Video]

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 1:30 pm

This article is part of a  Startup Week content series brought to you by CHASE for BUSINESS. Startup Week is celebration of entrepreneurs in cities around the globe. CHASE for BUSINESS is everything a business needs in one place, from expert advice to valuable…

Dev & Design

6 Startup Web Design Trends to Consider

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 12:30 pm

In the age of social media, every startup needs a website. Even if your business doesn’t sell online services or products, a website can serve as your company’s home, help you market, allure investors, and work as a 24/7 online salesmen. Why? Despite what…

Marketing & Social Media

3 Critical Online Marketing Weapons for Your Startup

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 11:45 am

In a largely tech-driven world, startups must bolster their online marketing efforts with the use of the right technologies. In this context, the word ‘right’ doesn’t mean ‘advanced’ or ‘cutting-edge’. It essentially means the best-fitting technology for your business. Quite simply, which technology will deliver the best ROI….

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Coworking spaces

With the Success of Coworking Spaces, Should You Launch Your Own?

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 10:20 am

Look hard enough and you’re sure to find successful entrepreneurs who’ve built diversified businesses from the ground up. But when you’re launching, it’s hard to find the funds for office space. And working out of the home isn’t always feasible—or fun. That’s why more…

Gaming

How Cloud Gaming Will Popularize Virtual Reality

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 9:47 am

Is virtual reality still too expensive? The answer largely depends on who you ask. Watching VR videos with Google Cardboard costs pennies (or nothing if you DIY the gizmo). Large companies don’t mind cashing out for VR as well, as some of the recent…

Marketing

3 Conversion Optimization Tweaks You Can Implement Today

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 9:19 am

Whenever someone lands on your website, you want them to perform a specific action. After all, you’ve invested so much in getting that traffic. When a user does perform the desired action – that’s a conversion. And when it doesn’t happen, well, that means…

Failure

Pivoting: The Fine Line Between Persistence and Stupidity

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm

The best coaches always have a pregame strategy. They watch film, scout, and devise the plan they think has the best chance of beating their competitors. The same logic applies to running a business. You have ideas, strategies, and a plan of attack. Unfortunately, the…

Entrepreneur

4 Reasons Why Science PhDs Should Get Into Startups

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Science-focused PhD holders are in a great position to found a high-tech startup today. At least, that’s the thesis of an in-depth and convincing blog post from the NatureJobs blog. There, Dr Mark Hammond, one of the founders at Deep Science Ventures, lists a series…

Startups & Apps

Chicago

Chicago VC Firm Is Providing a Unique Means of Supporting Startups

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The road to startup success is paved with failed attempts and business blunders. Founders and entrepreneurs are always struggling to acquire the many factors necessary to get a company off the ground and into the limelight. And while typical avenues have provide some startups…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Boost Your Job Interview Confidence

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm

You can read about best job interview practices for days: Interviews are something everyone needs to do, and many people feel like they can never be prepared for. But there’s just one trait that goes the farthest: confidence. Here’s a quick list of things…

Product Launch

Phoenix

Local Motors Launches ‘Forth’ to Provide Platform for Better Products

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm

As many founders have learned, having a great idea is only the first step to launching a successful startup. You need capital, you need employees, and you need a good location. But once you have all that under your belt, you still need to find…

Ecosystems

Ukraine

Ukraine Space City Nurtures Space Technology Startups

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 3:01 pm

Space technology startups are getting more attention than ever – in 2015, $1.8 billion in venture capital was raised by space startups. Whether it’s building rockets or capitalizing on the data being captured by satellites, a new “space race” is getting attention from Silicon…

Announcements

San Francisco

Champagne, Llamas, and More at the Startup of the Year Party

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 2:30 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! At Innovate! and Celebrate, attendees will be introduced to a wide range of tech conference staples. From panel discussions about startup…

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon Echo Dot Now Available to All for Only $50

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Today, Amazon announced the launch of the second generation Amazon Echo Dot, the little buddy version that formerly was only available to purchase through a regular Echo. In addition to the launch, the refreshed version will now be available in both white and black,…

Announcements

San Francisco

The East Coast Startup of the Year Competitors

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 1:30 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! When we think about the northeast, the Constitution, nation’s capital and Liberty Bell might come to mind. These symbols are also…