Food

London

Velocity: “Let’s Make Dining Out More Personal”

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Zia Yusuf and Alex Macdonald, longtime childhood friends, decided in 2014 that it was time to end the multitude of consumer frustrations in restaurants, something they had experienced firsthand. Though the question for them became how to solve this problem. The duo spent a…

Accelerator

Telluride

The 2015 Telluride Accelerator Class is Hungry for Success

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

When I tell people that I live at the beach in San Diego I get a lot of responses. Most frequently is: how do you ever get any work done? If I’m being honest, it’s not that difficult. The trigger for this question is…

Sharing Economy

Shyp Explains Why It’s Ditching Freelancers

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

As Uber and other Silicon Valley startups come under legal pressure for employing an army of fulltime freelancers, a well-funded new startup has decided to completely switch its workforce to staffed employees with full benefits (“W2” workers). Shyp, a hot new startup that recently…

Social Good

Dallas

Using a Birthday Celebration to Help Fund a Service Dog

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

Dapo Oremade is a University of North Texas (UNT) graduate, member of the US Army, and he’s turning 28 years old this year. Like most people he wants to do something special for his birthday, but unlike most people that something special is for…

Hardware

San Francisco

T-Rex’s Cord Free Earbud Design Skyrockets on Indiegogo

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 10:00 am

When he was a sophomore in college Michael McCarthy spent a sizeable amount of time running on the treadmill each day to rehab an injury. Every time he got on the treadmill he put his headphones on, turned up Spotify, and put his phone…

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Accelerator

Las Vegas

Successful Accelerators are Catering to Niche Markets

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

What makes an accelerator successful? You could argue that the success should be measured by looking at the traction graduated companies have built after their time in the program. However, I would counter that unless the program has a certain ‘it’ factor to begin…

Startups & Apps

MyMusaic: Let Your Moments Come Alive in Fun Photographic Video Stories

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm

One could say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but you know what: A video is worth a thousand images. With the iPhone 6 in my hands and two wonderful children, I usually end the day with tons of images concentrated around a…

Automotive

Driverless Cars Are Coming: Are We Ready?

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm

With fully autonomous cars set to hit the road within the next 5 years, it is time to start talking about what we can gain from this revolutionary disruptive technology. Google is heading the drive to make these commercially viable and has spearheaded many…

Accelerator

How to Crush Your Demo Day Presentation

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 10:04 am

Does your startup need a reality check? Whether you’re struggling to attract the right customers or come up with a better way to process invoices, an accelerator program can mean the difference between blindly pursuing your startup and moving forward with purpose. Accelerators provide…

Education

NYC

If Knowledge is Power, Why Not Change Your Life With it?

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

If you look back across the history of One Month, you’ll see that CEO Mattan Griffel has always promoted a philosophy that everything is about the students. In fact, he told us as much at SXSW this year. Perhaps he’s inspired by the Latin…

Startups & Apps

NYC

Quadjobs: Connecting Colleges with Communities

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The average college student is faced with many firsts, one of which (and probably the most major) is a new city & new way of life. For some students it’s a great way to fully dive into the college experience – for others it’s…

Cannabis

Toronto

Get Answers to All Of Your Cannabis Queries with CannaSOS

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Marijuana is a complex plant. Maybe you plan to partake for medical or recreational purposes, and want to do be well versed about what you’re putting in your body. Or maybe you’re a grower or distributor and want to interact with other experts, or brush up on…

SaaS

Austin

Personalities Tell Powerful Stories, and Win Awards

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Earlier in June Unilever Foundry and Lions Innovation went out in an attempt to quantify the top 50 marketing tech startups that are helping brands better connect, engage, and relate with people. It was no easy task, but they recently released their final list…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Miami

Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Tour is Coming to Miami

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 10:00 am

Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition & Tour is going strong. So far we’ve hosted live events and competitions in multiple cities, and will be visiting more cities in the next months! On July 30th we will be making our appearance in Miami, sponsored by WeWork and Ford. WeWork…

Health

Chicago

Chicago Startup Fights to Lower Your Medical Costs

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

Even if you have great health benefits through your employer, when unforeseen emergencies hit, medical costs can get out of hand quickly. Then add on the percentage of medical bills that have errors (up to 80%!) and you can’t help but feel a little outraged…

Mobile

5 Up and Coming Technologies to Drive Mobile Engagement

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm

By the truckload, more and more people today are turning to their smartphones to manage key aspects of their lives, connect with brands, and look for information while on the go. Today’s influx of mobile apps and opportunities to do everything on your smartphone…

Cannabis

This is Why High Times Ranks the Crafty Vape Number One

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 11:00 am

Are you familiar with the company Storz & Bickel? Let me rephrase that question actually: are you familiar with the Volcano vaporizer? I’d bet money that a lot of you out there have heard of the legendary Volcano at one point or another –…