Accelerator

Boulder

Techstars Acquires UP Global and all of Their Programs

By | Jun 16, 2015 at 9:00 am

Did you know that Techstars and UP Global have had a long standing relationship that stretches back all the way to 2007? In fact, the very idea for Startup Weekend was born in the Techstars basement in Boulder, Colorado, and was created as a…

Celebrate Startup Tour

San Francisco

RoomMe and Next User Win San Francisco Startup of the Year

By | Jun 15, 2015 at 9:00 pm

In a casual, relaxed environment Friday night in San Francisco, Joel Trammell and San Francisco attendees gathered at Parisoma to learn about leadership and mix and mingle with local startups. By voting online and in person, San Francisco told us loud and clear who would…

Communication

San Francisco

Gamers are Obsessed With BAND: Here’s Why

By | Jun 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm

If you’ve ever played any kind of online game before you know that communication is a key element to success. It doesn’t matter if you’re about to close out a round in DOTA or if you’re playing Call of Duty with your friends: communication…

Mobile

Is QuiQ a Game Changer In Video Apps Space?

By | Jun 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Video is where it’s at these days when it comes to social apps. We’re so over still photos. We need to be engaged with movement, sound, heightened creativity. The big players are familiar names — Vine, Instagram Video, Mobli; but it seems like there are…

Startups & Apps

JotForm Poised to Replace Adobe FormsCentral

By | Jun 14, 2015 at 10:00 am

On June 22, 2015, Adobe’s FormsCentral will begin shutting down. As of that date, users will no longer be able to perform most of the functions that the forms software is famous for, including form creation, editing, and distribution. Although all of the saved…

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Startups & Apps

4 Social Apps to Elevate Your Business

By | Jun 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Networking with friends and business contacts has never been easier, thanks to the many social networking apps now available on the market. Yes, social networking apps have been around for a while, but they are getting smarter and more powerful day-by-day. This can be…

Communication

San Diego

A Phone Plan Should Fit Your Life, Not the Other Way Around

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When Verizon Wireless officially stopped offering unlimited talk, text, and data on their phone plans I was angry, to say the least. I carried that grudge with me for a long time, but then I met a team of entrepreneurs in San Diego who…

Lifestyle

NYC

You Get One Match Every 24 Hours, Make the Most of it

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The sea of dating apps and services currently available these days is enough to drown any single person, no doubt about it. I’m speaking from experience here: it’s chaotic how many matches, likes, and messages you both get and send on a daily basis….

Travel

San Diego

Six Awards and Counting! Cubic et al Can’t be Stopped

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Cubic Transportation Systems just can’t stay out of the news these days, but that’s a good thing for them. They’ve been hustling all over the globe racking up awards and partnerships in an effort to change public transportation for the better. It was only…

Marketplace

5 Steps to Becoming Your Own Boss with Amazon FBA

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm

It’s something we all dream about. An online business that generates passive income that gives us say over how we allocate our own time, rather than being accountable to someone else, in turn providing us with more time to spend with family and friends,…

Fashion

Los Angeles

Qtee: “We’re the Nike ID of the Fashion World”

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 11:00 am

The technological world we live in affords some pretty unique and awesome opportunity, like drone aerobatics. However one of the often underestimated, or potentially overlooked, trends is the customization and personalization options we get because of tech. All of us at Tech.Co have covered this…

Productivity

Play to Work: Boosting Productivity through Gamification and Gameplay

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 10:00 am

When most people think of the words “play” and “games,” it brings images of children playing together, or adult gamers lazily sitting in front of a computer or TV screen. Few are likely to consider gaming in the business world, but the reality is,…

Communication

Lincoln

Planning a Group Trip Shouldn’t be a Nightmare

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 8:00 am

I’m in the process of planning a group trip with my friends right now, and let me tell you it’s kind of a nightmare. In fact, I can’t remember really any group trip I’ve planned that’s been completely hassle free or non-stressful: but I…

Finance

San Diego

LoanHero Brings Big Win to San Diego, EvoNexus: Raises $21.7M

By | Jun 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm

This past May, the second annual Fintech Global Expo came to San Diego to give people a deep and formative look at the innovations inside the financial tech market segment. A huge part of the draw was that it was in San Diego, for…