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Las Vegas

Guide to Downtown Las Vegas for Celebrate 2015

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 1:06 am

This week, hundreds of innovators, investors, thought-leaders, creatives, and media will descend on downtown Las Vegas for our 3rd annual conference, Celebrate 2015, our tech conference created to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship around the country. Speakers include Jermaine Dupri, Kara Goldin, Tony Hsieh, Danielle Morrill,…

Events

Las Vegas

Build Your Network and Build Your Business at The Mill

By | Sep 25, 2015 at 5:00 pm

In February of 2014 The Mill, an accelerator in Downtown Las Vegas, funded their first startup founders with $5,000. It was the start of something great – it was the first step towards building a strong community around The Mill’s central philosophy: create a…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

Celebrate 2015: Excursions Extraordinaire for Our Attendees

By | Sep 18, 2015 at 11:00 am

Our third annual Celebrate Conference is right around the corner. As you might know by this point, we’ve built it as a three-day journey that brings a lively mix of startup founders, entrepreneurs, investors, accelerators, educators, and technophiles from around the world together. All…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Los Angeles

Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: Picking Duck

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm

From apps to hardware, to KickStarter successes and international startups, we’re inching closer to finding out who will take home the title of Startup of the Year at our annual Tech.Co Celebrate Conference in October. Among the participants that applied for the online competitions, only a…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

What do Celebrities and Entrepreneurs Have in Common?

By | Jul 9, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Ashton Kutcher, a man some have labeled not incorrectly as the godfather of the modern ‘celebrities in tech’ movement: When you bring up his name at any event in the tech world it’s sure to draw a crowd because the fact is, he’s been incredibly…

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3D Printing

Las Vegas

Building a Simple 3D Print Experience via Partnerships

By | May 6, 2015 at 11:00 am

We’ve seen some buzz around big things happening at this year’s Collision Conference in Las Vegas, running from May 5 to 6. It’s a massive conference, America’s counterpart to Europe’s largest tech conference and it promises plenty of excitement. Pinshape, a next generation 3D…

Ecosystems

Las Vegas

How Much Revenue Has Downtown Project Brought To Las Vegas?

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 6:02 pm

It was today reported that the efforts behind the Downtown Project’s vision to create a place of creativity in Downtown Las Vegas, where both work and play could coincide, has created an estimated $118.9 million in recurring economic output since 2012. Completed construction work…

Accelerator

Las Vegas

The Mill Starts a New Accelerator in Downtown Vegas

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

If you live in Downtown Las Vegas, or if you’re affiliated with the tech ecosystem there, then you’ve most likely heard of The Mill. In 2014 The Mill was just a program operating out of the coworking space Work in Progress. Very green ideas…

Ecosystems

Las Vegas

Downtown Project Forms DTP Ventures Names CEO

By | Feb 11, 2015 at 2:55 am

The Downtown Project, the $350 million revitalization of downtown Las Vegas, has announced the creation of a new entity called DTP Ventures to help provide support for the businesses they’ve created over the last few years. As part of this move they have appointed downtown mentor and entrepreneur…

Funding

San Francisco

After Graduating Bitcoin Accelerator, HashRabbit Raises $500K

By | Feb 6, 2015 at 7:00 am

CoinDesk reported this week that the Downtown Las Vegas based company HashRabbit successfully raised $500,000 for their Bitcoin Software as a Service (SaaS). The funding came in from Draper Associates with the added support of Vegas’ very own VegasTechFund. It wasn’t long ago that…

CES

DADO Labs Presents the Internet of Things in Your Home

By | Jan 6, 2015 at 7:40 pm

On Wednesday, January 7th, DADO Labs will hold its day-long “DADO and the Connected Consumer: Keeping it REAL” event at the Inspire Theatre in Downtown Las Vegas during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015). Make sure to grab your free ticket now to the event. …

Events

Las Vegas

Tech Cocktail Week Sessions Welcomes Jonathan Jenkins, CEO of OrderWithMe

By | Dec 10, 2014 at 8:00 am

TC Week is here! Our final Tech Cocktail Week for 2014 is upon us. We welcome our out-of-town guests to gather for several days of learning, networking, and touring the vibrant startup scene in Downtown Las Vegas. RSVP for the Speaker Sessions Thursday night  to…

Infographics / Images

Las Vegas

The Downtown Las Vegas Startup Story: A VegasTech Infographic

By | Dec 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm

The VegasTech scene, especially in downtown Las Vegas, has grown quite a bit in the last few years. Modeling after an entrepreneur-led idea, the VegasTechFund sought to fund startups that would bring leaders to the community to cultivate a healthy startup ecosystem. What followed…

Breaking News

Las Vegas

Preview the Zappos Pop-Up Shop in Downtown Las Vegas

By | Nov 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

If you could step inside the internet, which website would you jump into first? If you are a shopping fanatic, you might choose to go inside Zappos.com. Beginning today, and running every day 24/7 until December 31, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day,…

B2B

Las Vegas

OrderWithMe Announces $28M in Additional Financing

By | Nov 17, 2014 at 7:00 am

OrderWithMe, a retail innovation and inventory solutions company, today has announced $28 million in additional financing, led by existing investors which include Vegas Tech Fund, SOSVentures, BaseVC and Tony Hsieh with additional participation from Silicon Valley Bank, Pentland Group, Advantage Capital and several others….

Communication

Las Vegas

Pigeonly Has Cracked One of the Biggest Government Markets

By | Nov 5, 2014 at 11:00 am

Life hasn’t been all sunshine and daisies for Frederick Hutson, but despite the adversity he’s emerged victorious. At age 19 Hutson launched and sold his first business while on active duty in the Air Force, exploring the thrill of entrepreneurial success. A few years later…

Business

Collaboration Versus Competition, When Building a Startup Ecosystem [VIDEO]

By | Oct 31, 2014 at 4:30 pm

There is no question that creating a city where collisions happen is imperative for a sustainable ecosystem. However, it requires time and strong will to build cities that encourages collaborations. Dylan Jorgensen led the conversation during Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference about the hurdles that must be overcome…