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Interviews

Austin

Lisa Fetterman on Kickstarter, Raising Capital & Couplepreneurs – Interview

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm

While only some people are good at cooking, almost everyone is good at eating. And because there are few things more uplifting than a high quality meal, going out to restaurants is a time honored tradition for foodies around the world, mostly because they…

Health

San Francisco

Spurred by Cancer, the CEO of Grand Rounds Bet Big on Telemedicine

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Tech entrepreneurs boast incessantly about do-or-die moments that tested their mettle. Owen Tripp bet more than the company. He bet his life. After relying on the expertise of his San Francisco-based company, Grand Rounds, to find specialized medical care to successfully treat a tumor found pressing…

Virtual Reality

San Francisco

Green Screen Institute Sets Sights on $120 Billion AR/VR Industry

By | Oct 4, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the Sierra foothills some 50 miles northeast of Sacramento, California’s Nevada County has always been the unlikely center for cutting-edge development of video technology. However, the first graduates of a startup incubator for companies in the virtual reality and augmented reality sectors demonstrate that…

Funding

San Francisco

Grabr Raises $3.5M to Connect Every Product to Anyone on Earth

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 10:07 am

Today, San Francisco, CA-based Grabr is announcing the successful close of a $3.5 million seed round. The round is led by Alexey Repik of RBV Capital with participation from Konstantin Nikolaev of N-Trans Group.. The seed round builds on their initial angel round of $1 million in…

Announcements

San Francisco

Just Like NBA’s Kevin Durant, We’re Headed to the Bay Area Soon

By | Jul 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm

With NBA superstar Kevin Durant moving to the Golden State Warriors, there is certainly going to be an earthquake-like shift in the NBA. But for a startup in San Francisco, shaking things up in a particular industry is an everyday occurrence. Tech.Co’s excited to…

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Startups & Apps

Chicago

This Is the Best City to Start Your Startup In

By | Jul 8, 2016 at 10:15 am

When it comes to tech, many will undoubtably tell you that Silicon Valley is the best city to bring your startup to life. And while many major tech companies are stationed in San Francisco, more startups are starting to branch out to other cities…

Tips & How To’s

San Francisco

5 Tips for Finding Housing in San Francisco

By | Jul 6, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA from September 20 to September 22. Apply to compete in the global Startup of the Year competition as part of the event! San Francisco is…

Announcements

San Jose

Introducing Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

By | Jun 20, 2016 at 2:37 pm

Today, I’m excited to share the news that Tech.Co has partnered with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) to host a unique combined conference where the biggest names in technology will meet the cutting edge of the startup world: Innovate! and Celebrate conference. Innovate! and Celebrate will…

Tips & How To’s

San Francisco

Top 20 U.S. Cities for Freelance Designers

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Are you a self-employed designer? Thinking of becoming one? The Professional Association for Design has released a collection of metrics — percentages of high salaries, the number of other freelancers, the median rent, and average health insurance costs — to figure out the top cities….

Google

San Francisco

Google Fiber Plans to Take San Francisco by Storm

By | May 11, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Google Fiber is finally coming to California, and they’re kicking off their debut in San Francisco. It’s hard to believe that the City by the Bay, a close neighbor to Silicon Valley, doesn’t already have Google’s super-fast Internet service. This tech-friendly city has struggled…

Diversity

San Francisco

10 Startups Move to Final Round in Women Who Tech’s Women Startup Challenge

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 12:10 pm

Women Who Tech launched a massive startup challenge to bring much-needed awareness and support to women-led startups across the country. The Women Who Tech’s Women Startup Challenge 2016 has announced the ten finalists in the competition, who will “pitch and showcase their innovative and…

Startups & Apps

DC

EverCharge and Schneider Electric Are Coming to a Building Near You

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 3:22 pm

At 1776, one of our tools to accelerate innovation is our Seed Fund, which allows us to invest in startups poised to scale. When we spot a shifting landscape within one of our core sectors like transportation or energy, we search for startups that…

Funding

NYC

Namely Raises $30M, Advances HR Platform and Services

By | Mar 1, 2016 at 11:45 am

Namely, the New York based all-in-one HR software platform has announced the successful raise of a $30 million venture round. The company plans to use the new their latest round of funding to bolster their products and services, and expand their team. Led by…

News

San Francisco

San Francisco Targets Social Issues with the Startup in Residence Project

By | Feb 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm

From housing to parking, San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee is calling on the startup community to find a solution for the city’s problems using innovative technology. Home to Silicon Valley, San Francisco is known around the world for being the center for high-tech inventions…

Gear & Gadgets

Santa Barbara

How Moving Fast Led Nomad from Bootstrapped to $2M in Revenue

By | Dec 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Call it an addiction, but I cannot stand to have my iPhone go with less than a 50 percent charge. It even makes me anxious when other people’s phones are not fully charged. Santa Barbara, CA-based startup Nomad has taken to helping people like me…

Education

San Francisco

Elevating Online Coding Education Via On Demand Mentorship

By | Dec 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm

What’s one of the biggest things holding back online education courses? For a lot of people, the simple answer is that they have no outside assistance or help aside from the internet. It’s why people still choose to go into a physical classroom to…

Opinion/Analysis

San Francisco

The Aftermath of San Francisco’s Prop F

By | Dec 5, 2015 at 9:15 am

Housing in San Francisco is expensive, as most of us are aware. Add that to the fact that just being able to find housing can be difficult, and we come to the reason Prop F was even proposed in San Francisco. For those unaware…