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San Francisco

Success and Progress from the 2015 Startup of the Year Winners

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Another year to a startup can feel like a century with all the changes, milestones, challenges and knowledge a team gains. Learning how to pinch pennies where you can, finding talent, marketing your product and gaining traction is all part of the growth process. Since…

Celebrate 2015

Las Vegas

The Five Finalists Pitch at Celebrate 2015

By | Nov 22, 2015 at 11:15 am

Tech.co spent 2015 scouring the globe in search of the best startup. We held competitions in dozens of cities and selected finalists from each of these cities to compete at Celebrate 2015 in Las Vegas. The Celebrate conference capped off with the top five…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

Blendoor Wins Celebrate 2015 Startup of the Year

By | Oct 6, 2015 at 8:21 pm

The votes are in! We’ve officially announced this year’s Startup of the Year. We had $250,000 in prizes to give away this year, so while we had one grand prize winner, each startup will still get to go home with something pretty amazing. So,…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

Which Celebrate 2015 Finalist Will Take Home Gold?

By | Oct 6, 2015 at 7:20 pm

Our Startup of the Year pitch competition is one of the biggest cornerstones of the Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference, and there’s no denying it: our attendees go absolutely crazy over it. We’re only a mere hour away from finding out who the winner is…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

Here Are the 5 Finalists Competing to Be the Startup of the Year

By | Oct 6, 2015 at 1:14 pm

After a year of touring around the nation, polling communities around the globe, and hearing from hundreds of startups, today we’re announcing our five finalists in the Startup of the Year competition. Yesterday our judges met with more than 50 of the hottest growing…

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Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Miami

Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: LiveAnswer

By | Oct 1, 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 competition at our annual Celebrate Conference in October. Among the dozens of participants that applied for the…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Miami

Tracks and LiveAnswer Win Miami Startups of the Year

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 7:04 pm

The Tech Cocktail event crew was thrilled to help WeWork open their new Miami location, right in the heart of Lincoln Rd in South Beach. The atmosphere at last Thursday’s event was just as fun as the scene outside! The volunteer community in Miami…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Who is Miami’s Startup of the Year? [Poll]

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm

On July 30th the Tech.Co Startup of the Year Competition & Tour makes a stop in Miami to help christen WeWork’s brand new Lincoln Road location and celebrate all things startup along with co-sponsors Ford, Advaion, and Carve Communications. So far we’ve hosted live…

Ecosystems

Miami

Social Media Day South Florida Looks to Launch Miami to #1 Startup City

By | Jul 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Following the success of Social Media Day South Florida, which is recognized by Mashable as “one of the country’s largest Social Media Day meetups”, Adam Boalt, whose company LiveAnswer was a sponsor of the event, offered this recap: “In the summer of 2010, I…

Lifestyle

41 Entrepreneurs Share Their Unusual Hobbies

By | May 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

Hobbies are activities, interests, and pastimes that we tend to undergo for our pleasure during our free time. They are fun and we easily obsess about them because they are our escape from the stress and pressure of startup life. Bill Gates, for example, collects…

Communication

Miami

From Uber to GSN Games, How LiveAnswer is Managing Their Calls

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 7:00 am

Uber saw an opportunity when they hired Miami-based startup, LiveAnswer, to manage calls from drivers. Every missed call was a missed opportunity for their business. LiveAnswer is a technology platform that taps into the unoccupied time of agents at call centers, giving that extra…