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Who are the Challenge Cup São Paulo’s Hottest Showcasing Startups? [POLL]

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In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On January 28th, Challenge Cup will bring the excitement to São Paulo, where dozens of startups will battle for the four regional… Read more »


Who is Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [POLL]

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Little known fact: the only thing that got the Midwest through the polar vortex was the heat emanating from the Chicago startup scene.  No need to fact check that. That’s why in early February Tech Cocktail is headed back to the Windy City to showcase a fresh set of sizzling hot Chicago-area startups.  Join us at… Read more »



Can This Teddy Bear Help Keep Your Kids Healthy?

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At first glance, Teddy the Guardian looks like another teddy bear – it’s adorable and all you want to do is cuddle with it in bed. Looks can be deceiving, though. Teddy is essentially a real-life version of a Care Bear – one that will help monitor the health of your child. On the outside, Teddy the Guardian… Read more »


How Home-Based Entrepreneurs Can Be Productive, Not Just Busy

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According to Forbes, 52 percent of small businesses in the US are home-based. Proper time management is a key factor, if not the most important element of any successful business, but it can be especially challenging for entrepreneurs who work out of the home. Working from home means that you’ll have to battle numerous distractions, overcome… Read more »


Riide Simplifies City Commutes with an Innovative Electric Bike

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Living in an urban area provides any number of opportunities for work and play, which is a big reason people flock to cities. However, large volumes of people coexisting so closely together naturally has some downsides–nightmarish commutes and increased pollution being among them. Thankfully, two local DC entrepreneurs have introduced an innovative solution. Riide was founded… Read more »


Who are the Challenge Cup Denver’s Hottest Showcasing Startups? [POLL]

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In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On January 23rd, Challenge Cup will bring the excitement to Denver, where dozens of startups will battle for the four regional winners’… Read more »


9 Online Tools Teachers Can Use to Help Students Succeed

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We all know that education is more than books, paper, and pencils. To reach today’s students, teachers need to be tech-savvy and keep up on the latest innovations. As we all know, kids will generally learn better when they have fun and engage more of their senses. Some of these online tools help teachers connect with… Read more »


Looking for Hourly Employees? Hire with Snagajob

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Did you just have an employee quit at the last minute? Are you looking for someone to fill a temporary position? Snagajob could be the perfect solution for your hourly hiring needs. Snagajob is America’s largest network for finding hourly employees. This platform serves as a useful tool for employers looking to hire immediately and… Read more »


Chicago-Based Winestyr Delivers Craft Wines to Your Door

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There are plenty of people who admittedly don’t like beer, or vodka, or whiskey, but most everyone enjoys at least some kind of wine. One could argue that it’s the most widely enjoyed alcoholic beverage in the world (for the sake of transparency, that distinction actually goes to beer, but moving on…).  As a country,… Read more »


Who are the Challenge Cup Austin’s Hottest Showcasing Startups? [POLL]

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In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On January 17th, Challenge Cup will bring the excitement to Austin, where dozens of startups will battle for the four regional… Read more »


Drones Are Here, But They’re Not Going to Hurt You

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Among the literally thousands of gadgets unveiled at CES last week, one would have discovered various robotic life-forms rolling about the ground or flying overhead. While seemingly a scene out of some sci-fi movie portrayal of the year 3000 or some illusory Amazon dream world, drone technology was a very real thing at CES - and it won’t be… Read more »


Aisle Planner’s New Platform is the Only Thing You’ll Need for Wedding Planning

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Aisle Planner, the San Diego-based startup that hopes to increase collaboration in the wedding industry through its on-demand planning software, announced on Monday the release of its new, comprehensive, Cloud-based, wedding planning platform. After spending a bit of time in beta, the new platform is impressive – offering both wedding inspiration and robust planning features… Read more »



7 Things You Should Know About The DC Design Community

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DC breeds a culture of creativity. With design agencies, startups, artists and freelancers aplenty, it can be hard to navigate your way through the creative jungle of the District. For that reason, the good people at General Assembly organized the first Introduction to the DC Design Community event last night. The reputable panel included designers… Read more »