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San Francisco

5 Benefits of the Startup of the Year Competition That Aren’t Winning

By | May 16, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Unlike bar trivia, startup competitions are about more than just winning. While the prizes, the attention, and the bragging rights are certainly beneficial to any company looking to make it big, there are more than enough benefits to taking part in a startup competition…

Startups & Apps

New York

43North Competition Offers Mentorship, Funding, and No State Taxes

By | May 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Startup competitions come in all shapes and sizes. Some offer capital that will help founders acquire the resources they need to keep their company moving forward. Others offer mentorship, which is more valuable than anything for startup founders that are new to the entrepreneurial landscape….

Startups & Apps

Columbus

Social Entrepreneurship Company Wins First-Ever Columbus Pitch Competition

By | May 9, 2017 at 5:50 pm

The 1st annual Columbus Startup Week Pitch Competition kicked off on May 8, the first evening of the five-day entrepreneur celebration. The best of Columbus gathered on stage to present their pitches in competition for $50,000 in advertising prizes from sponsor Dispatch Media Group, as well as…

Events

San Francisco

The Importance of Inclusion in Startup Competitions [Infographic]

By | May 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The goal of startup competitions is simple: give smaller startups the attention, opportunity, and maybe even prizes that they would have a hard time finding without a stage to pitch on. They bring together investors, founders, and entrepreneurs to facilitate economic growth and spur innovation…

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…

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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…

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Phoenix

The Rise of the Rest Tour Comes to a Close in Phoenix

By | Oct 5, 2016 at 1:30 pm

The Rise of the Rest tour is presented by Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, Salesforce for Startups, Village Capital, Economic Innovation Group, Inc., and Engine, with Tech.Co joining on as a partner. All good things must come to an end. Whether it’s your favorite movie…

Announcements

Denver

The Rise of the Rest Tour Takes a Mile-High Trip to Denver

By | Sep 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm

The Rise of the Rest tour is presented by Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, Salesforce for Startups, Village Capital, Economic Innovation Group, Inc., and Engine, with Tech.Co joining on as a partner. A little competition is good for everyone. It gets the blood pumping, your…

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Lincoln

The Rise of the Rest Tour with Steve Case Kicks Off in Nebraska

By | Sep 29, 2016 at 1:45 pm

The Rise of the Rest tour is presented by Revolution, Google for Entrepreneurs, Salesforce for Startups, Village Capital, Economic Innovation Group, Inc., and Engine, with Tech.Co joining on as a partner. Every startup deserves their day in the sun. Whether it’s through investment, bootstrapping,…

Announcements

Dallas

New Dallas Tech: On the Road to Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

By | Aug 1, 2016 at 12:06 pm

Everything is bigger in Texas. The football games are bigger. The cowboy hats are bigger. Even the state is the biggest in the entire (continental) country. And if you think running a startup in this beautiful state is easy, you’ve got another thing coming….

Startups & Apps

Rorus Inc Awarded Best Startup at Launch Pad PITCH 2016

By | May 2, 2016 at 12:13 pm

As America’s fastest growing tech startup conference, Collision has brought thousands of startup founders, corporation CEOs and leading investors together to further the progress of the tech industry one company at a time. The two-year-old conference has seen nearly 8,000 attendees from more than…

Announcements

Alabama

Vote for Your Favorite Startup in the Will This Fly? Pitch Competition

By | Apr 30, 2016 at 12:10 pm

Before they launch their companies, startup founders have to ask a lot of questions. “Is there market demand for this product?” “Can we start production at a reasonable cost?” “Does anyone actually want what we’re selling?” But when all is said and done, running…

Announcements

Phoenix

Which Startup Should Win Invest Southwest’s Venture Madness? [POLL]

By | Mar 3, 2016 at 1:26 pm

The city of Phoenix, AZ has blown up recently as a hot startup ecosystem. For example, just last week the city played host to Startup Week, which selectively chooses the cities that have the most up-and-coming and unique startup cultures. It has also been recognized…

News

LessAnalytics Wins One Month Startup Competition

By | Feb 26, 2016 at 10:00 am

There were 110 startups competing for the grand prize, but there could only be one winner. One Month, the first ever online school for entrepreneurs, just closed up its first ever startup competition where LessAnalytics came out on top. The One Month startup course…

Opinion/Analysis

A Startup’s Guide to Competitions and Awards

By | Jan 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm

As a business owner and investor, I’m proud to say that I’ve had a good amount of success over the years. There have been plenty of ups and downs and because of my experience I am at a place in my career where I…

Coding

One Month Announces Startup Bootcamp Competition

By | Dec 24, 2015 at 10:31 am

There is a startup that exists solely with the mission of arming entrepreneurs with the right education for success. One Month, the first-ever online school for entrepreneurs, provides their students with all of the knowledge needed to start a business in as little as…one month (see what they did…

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Arlington

Second Foundry Cup Competition Coming to Arlington in March

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 9:00 am

Back in the spring we brought you news of the first ever Foundry Cup competition.  They just announced the second Foundry Cup for March, officially making it an annual event. The second Foundry Cup will take place from March 23–25, 2016 in Crystal City. The theme for this…