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Austin

Meet the Judges for SXSW Startup Night

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 2:20 pm

There are plenty of famous judges out there, from Ginsburg and Judy to Reinhold and Dredd. With their decision making process constantly under scrutiny, these brave individuals make the hard calls in the name of justice. But when it comes to pitch competitions, we need investors, ecosystem…

Entrepreneur

San Francisco

ShearShare Is Gaining Traction, Proving Beauty Is a Beast in Business

By | Jan 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Last year, we had an incredibly fierce competition during our annual Startup of the Year competition. Ultimately ShearShare took home the title. Admittedly, as soon as I heard their initial pitch during the first round of judging at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference, I…

Announcements

San Francisco

Apply Now to Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition 2017

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Being a startup is about more than just hard work. While drive goes a long way in facilitating success, showcasing your innovative ideas in a meaningful and supportive atmosphere is the key to launching your startup with gusto. Fortunately, Tech.Co is more than happy…

Beauty

After 500 Startups, ShearShare Plans Silicon Valley Move

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Last year we dubbed a new startup, ShearShare, startup of the year due to a combination of their amazing team and organizational focus. When we last spoke to the founders, Courtney and Tye Caldwell, they were nearing the end of their time with 500…

SXSW

Austin

SXSW Startup Night Winners: WiseBanyan, SPLT, & Eddy by FLUX

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 3:30 pm

If you walked down the infamous 6th Street in Austin, Texas during SXSW 2017, you’d see plenty of bars and barbecue opportunities as well as your fair share of interesting people. Among the excitement of the festival, 24 startups competed at the Tech.Co Startup…

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News

Maine

The UMaine Business Challenge Has Named Its 2017 Finalists

By | Mar 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. Five teams of college…

SXSW

Austin

Meet The Finalists of SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Entrepreneurs, techies, and anyone with an appetite for innovation began to crowd the halls as the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards announced the winners of its competition. Thirteen awards and six special honors were given to exceptional innovators of all fields, including sustainability, music, healthcare,…

Startups & Apps

Arizona

Meet The Finalists From Venture Madness in Arizona

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 11:20 am

One of the most anticipated competitions of the year in the Southwest for startups is Venture Madness, taking place March 8-10. Venture Madness brings the innovation of startups with the expertise of successful entrepreneurs by pitting 64 startups against each other in a bracket…

Social Good

The $1 Million XPRIZE Competition Will Help Ensure the Safety of Women

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 5:50 pm

One in three women globally have faced sexual or physical violence in their lifetime, and in a study by the United Nations, 92 percent of women in New Dehli have experienced some form of violence in public spaces in their lifetime. Here in the…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

3 Rocky Mountain Startups Win Big at Cleantech Open

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Cleantech Week welcomed the Rocky Mountain Cleantech Open Regional Finalists with open arms as the three teams received a piece of the $100,000 grand prize in investment and services. The three teams were acknowledged during the Cleantech Open Global Forum as part of an effort…

Tips & How To’s

How to Know Who Your Competitors Really Are

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 9:15 am

In the notoriously competitive tech industry, it sometimes feels like your idea is dead before it makes it off the cocktail napkin. No matter the product, someone else always seems to get there first. About 100 million businesses launch annually. That’s three businesses per…

Regional

Arlington

Want to Move to Virginia? Startup Arlington Is Here to Tempt You.

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Do you currently live outside the greater DC area? Do you want to change that? If you’re a cool startup founder or CEO, Startup Arlington wants…

Entrepreneur

8 Tips for Dealing With Competitors

By | Dec 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Competition is a strange topic. It is both underrated and overrated. This may seem like a contradiction, but it really isn’t. Startups often don’t spend enough time understanding the market and spend too much time worrying about competition once they launch. In this post,…

Startups & Apps

Albuquerque

9 Scrappy Startups Making Moves in Albuquerque, New Mexico

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Being scrappy is a big part of being a startup. If you can’t muster the tenacity to succeed when the cards are down, you aren’t going to make it in the startup world. Fortunately, scrappy startups are what makes the world a more innovative…

Startups & Apps

The Skimm Cofounders’ Pitch Competition Reveals a Winner

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 2:20 pm

What do bead bracelets, boutique cotton candy, and pink eye have in common? They all feature in the business models of three young entrepreneurs debuted in front of Chase and the cofounders of popular email newsletter the Skimm at the Chase-powered Seattle Startup Week. The event,…

Data

AI Founder? Submit Your Startup to This Top 100 Private AI Companies List

By | Oct 26, 2016 at 11:20 am

Data-driven strategic insights company CBInsights has opened up submissions for it’s next big list: The top 100 private AI companies in the world. If you run an AI startup, or know someone who does, now’s your chance to get in one a little (potential)…

News

Beijing

Want to Expand Your Startup Into China? Just Win This Competition

By | Oct 6, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Finally, a chance to easily grow your business internationally: If you win the Dongsheng International Entrepreneurship Competition, you’ll have a shot to expanding into the one of the biggest, fastest-paced markets in the world. By this time next month, you could be among the final contestants….