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G2 Crowd: Reviews on the Best Business Software


If you can’t imagine picking a Chinese restaurant without reading the Yelp reviews, imagine trying to buy hundreds of dollars worth of business software without reliable guidance. G2 Crowd has created a Yelp for business software, where users post their reviews and ratings. Software gets updated all the time, explains marketing manager Molly O’Hare, so… Read more »

Eateria Provides Small Restaurants With Bountiful Opportunities


For small restaurants, cooking fantastic food on a regular basis is difficult, but trying to fill seats and retain customers is a whole different issue. Many of these restaurants are cornerstones of communities, and Ola Ayeni, founder of Eateria, has made it his mission to help keep their doors open. “Independent restaurant operators and small… Read more »

Make Hiring Mobile-Friendly with RecruitingHop


The power of the mobile web has allowed job seekers to connect with companies from the palm of their hand and apply for jobs from virtually anywhere. Because of this, it’s important for recruiters and employers seeking to fill positions to follow this trend. With the help of a new recruiting website builder by SnapHop,… Read more »

Make Better Social Recruiting Decisions With Glassdoor


Social media is changing the way employers fill job openings. According to a recent survey, 52 percent of job seekers use Facebook to look for a job, 38 percent use LinkedIn, and 34 percent use Twitter. While these numbers highlight the importance of social media in the job search, they also present a problem for… Read more »

Drive Safely, Drive Smartly,


When it comes to driving, teenagers seem to be like a category five hurricane: destruction apparently follows them everywhere. Insurance agencies tend to gouge this demographic on premiums and monthly rates simply because of their age. But what if you do not fit this mold? What if you are a fantastic teenage driver? You can… Read more »

Who is Tech Cocktail Week’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

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You know the drill.  The second week of every month, Tech Cocktail puts on an awesome conference called Tech Cocktail Week held in the emerging utopia that is Downtown Las Vegas.  That week is right around the corner, and as part of April’s Tech Cocktail Week, we’re thrilled to put on another Tech Cocktail Week Startup Showcase and Mixer.  And… Read more »

Take Advantage of Public Transportation Downtime with TransitChatter


Public transportation offers riders something that has become a premium in today’s fast-paced society: downtime. TransitChatter offers a solution for riders to better spend their time in transit. Founded by Samuel Pro and David Rogers, TransitChatter expands on current public transportation applications. TransitChatter supplies a forum for riders to anonymously vent and connect with other… Read more »

Toast Wins Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup


Toast, the new iOS app for the nightlife industry that helps customers save money at bars by way of membership, took home the title of Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup at last night’s Tech Cocktail Chicago Mixer. We caught up with Lakshman Mody to learn more about how Toast is taking the nightlife industry by storm.

SeedRef Launches a Klout Score for Your Character


After Klout launched in 2008, social media users flocked to the site to find out their Klout score, supposedly a measure of their influence online. It’s hard not to be curious about how you stack up against your friends and followers. But it’s hard not to, in the next breath, wonder what’s the point of… Read more »

Partner with BestBuzz to Stimulate and Track Digital Buzz for Your Brand


“Every business owner will tell you that word-of-mouth is the best form of advertising,” says Carrie Layne, CEO and founder of BestBuzz. The problem Layne sees is that traditional word-of-mouth is slow and data-less. BestBuzz brings word-of-mouth into the tech age. Layne’s integrated marketing service offers a start-to-finish solution for promotions and campaigns. Not only… Read more »

Real-Time Scheduling: A New Reality With Atlas


Atlas is known in Greek mythology as the primordial titan who held up the celestial sphere. The poet Virgil commonly associated adjectives with these titans to help describe their nature of being. For Atlas, he chose the Latin durus: hard, enduring. Apply that knowledge to Hunter Gray and Michel Bayan’s time scheduling platform, aptly named… Read more »