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Tech Cocktail is a media company that covers and connects startup communities across the country. Select one of the above regions to see startup news and events in your region.

The Messy Realities of E-Waste


How many computers, cell phones and other electronic devices have you used and replaced in the last 10 years? As is frequently the case, the number you’re now pondering is probably quite staggering. All those older, broken, or simply obsolete devices we get rid of whenever we upgrade our electronics? That’s e-waste. That first iPod… Read more »

Three Ways to Help Close a Sales Meeting


As a startup cofounder, I am constantly traveling around the country to meet with Universities and bring Alumnify to their institutions. Like any salesman, I’ve heard more “no” more times than “yes”. However, I pay very close attention to exactly what I’ve done to get that “yes”. Here are a few tips that have helped… Read more »

Get to Know’s City Page: Miami


Chances are that you have come to one of the many Tech Cocktail events that we hold throughout the year and throughout the country. We went to Denver to hold a Startup Showcase during Denver Startup Week, and we are headed to Washington DC and Miami this week for speaker sessions. Are you as excited… Read more »

Avoid These 5 Top Mistakes in Implementing Enterprise BYOD


Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has become a hot topic in recent years. It’s been said to boost employee productivity and morale as they have the freedom to work with the devices that they love and choose to use. But are you doing everything that you can to make BYOD in your workplace a success?… Read more »

Get to Know’s City Page: NYC


All year long, Tech Cocktail hosts events all across the country to celebrate and connect local startups, entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and other tech-minded individuals. We host major events in Austin during SXSW, in Las Vegas during CES, and have created fabulous one-off events to work with existing communties to educate and celebrate startups. We recently… Read more »

Hotels and Beacons: Enhancing the Customer Experience


Imagine our future cities developed with a technological infrastructure that supports connected Internet through sensor devices together for monitoring energy use, temperature, traffic etc. The advancement of technology will bring better consumer experiences to generations.  In such scenario, tech and city will be connected through Beacons. Beacons, these low-cost pieces of hardware, have a huge potential to… Read more »

Take a Digital Detox and Reevaluate your Relationship with Technology


Does your finger always itch to send text messages? Do you have this irresistible feeling to check email or chat messages every five seconds? Does spending a day without Smartphone seems like totally absurd idea to you? Then you must be suffering from tech addiction. In recent years, the term ‘nomophobia’ is heard quite often. Considered… Read more »

HDScores Asks: Are You Eating at Clean Restaurants?


Sometimes looks can be deceiving, especially in the restaurant business. Have you ever been into a restaurant that outwardly appears clean, only to find it filthy once you’re too far invested in the meal? You can feel your skin crawling, the carpet looks like it hasn’t been cleaned in years, and suddenly there’s a sharp… Read more »

It’s America Recycles Day! Do you have a Green Office?


It’s got a Presidential Proclamation and everything, so it’s real: Today is America Recycles Day! You might already be recycling at home, but do you continue the practice at the office? How much greener can you make the world by making changes in the workplace? You don’t need a lecture. C’mon. Thanks to Cafe Quill,… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know about Google’s Latest Algorithm Update


Developed in the early 1990s, search engines are systems that search for and identify information on the web. Originally, search engines operated by web crawling and indexing. Searches were performed using keywords. With these keywords, search engines extracted search engine results pages (SERPS). Search engines continued to develop through the ‘90s from Archie (the very… Read more »

Get to Know’s City Page: Austin


You may already know that Tech Cocktail hosts local mixers, speaker events, and showcase events to educate and highlight startups all over the country. But did you also know that Tech Cocktail aggregates content shown to the national audience at so that local stories are gathered into a collection on city pages too? Even if… Read more »