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The One SXSW Event Wireless Startups Need to Check Out

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Mobile and wireless startups are in high demand. After all, one of the biggest mobile priorities for enterprises today is a focus on cloud integration. However, that doesn’t mean life is easy for them. Wireless startups need just as many funds, networks, and mentors as any…

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CTA and Tech.Co Join Forces to Boost Your Influencer Network at SXSW

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 12:50 pm

As one of the largest conferences in the country, SXSW is made for networking. Between the high-profile investors, the innovative startup founders, and the bevy of celebrities sauntering through Austin, this 10-day conference has more opportunities to build your network than you can wrap…

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4 Keys to SXSW From an Austin Expert

By | Feb 11, 2017 at 10:30 am

Since it began in 1987, South by Southwest has been one of the top conferences and festivals in the country, celebrating the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. At this Austin conference, you’ll find features, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a host of…

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Tech.Co’s Startup Night at SXSW 2017 Is Where You’ll Get Discovered

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 3:30 pm

If you haven’t heard, SXSW is one of the hottest events of the year for entertainment fans, technology enthusiasts, and startups of all shapes and sizes. Whether it be the endless networking opportunities, the electric atmosphere of Austin, or the mountains of free food…

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At SXSW, Obama Calls for More Civic Engagement in Digital Age

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 5:04 pm

President Barack Obama made his inaugural appearance at this year’s SXSW to discuss the importance of utilizing today’s digital tools and technological advancements to greatly improve and support civic engagement. Sitting with Evan Smith of The Texas Tribune, the President talked over many topics,…

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Here Are 5 Ways to Connect with Global Innovators at SXSW Interactive

By | Mar 8, 2016 at 10:00 am

Going to SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! Over the past several years, SXSW Interactive has become a great place to connect with globally-minded innovators.  After seeing President Obama’s opening SXSW keynote, consider these 5 ways to connect with globally-minded startup communities, corporations…

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Austin’s Best Local Spots to Check Out While at SXSW

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 9:00 am

For the thousands of entrepreneurs and tech employees planning to descend on my beloved home of Austin, TX on March 10 for SXSW Interactive: welcome! Honestly, despite the challenges of adding 40,000+ people to downtown Austin for a week, it’s an honor to be the…

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Who Is Tech.Co’s SXSW Startup of the Year? [POLL]

By | Feb 23, 2016 at 11:45 am

This year’s SXSW Interactive is coming up fast, and if you’re the founder of a startup, then you know that how important it is to to have a strong presence at the annual festival. Historically, launching your startup at SXSWi has given companies the…

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Here Are Tech.Co’s SXSW Events to Add to Your Party List

By | Feb 23, 2016 at 11:10 am

Tech.Co is excited to announce that we’re heading to Austin, TX for our seventh South by Southwest (SXSW)! Since 2010, we’ve set up shop during this time-honored festival to host some of best and biggest events showcasing the most innovative startups from across the…

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How Runtastic Went from Software to Developing Hardware [VIDEO]

By | Mar 22, 2015 at 10:00 am

In order to create hardware, you need to be able to commit a lot of time and money; before considering going into the hardware business, this is definitely one of the top realities that you have to face. And according to Runtastic cofounder and…

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Desk.com’s Becca Krass: Startup Survival is Dependent on Customer Service [VIDEO]

By | Mar 20, 2015 at 11:00 am

For startups, acquiring customers or users is obviously important; if no one’s using or buying what you’re offering, then there’s simply no way that your startup will survive. However, according to Becca Krass, the director of product marketing at Salesforce’s Desk.com, startup survival may…

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It’s All About the Gray Hair Trendsetters at SXSW

By | Mar 20, 2015 at 10:00 am

Style watchers such as Glamour and Atlantic Monthly have touted gray hair as the trend to follow. Even Instagram and Pinterest have dedicated pages celebrating the spectrum of gray shades.  I happen to sport gray tresses myself and, while attending SXSW, thought I’d check…

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Olark’s Sunir Shah on Building a Company Around Customer Service [VIDEO]

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 5:37 pm

“At Olark, we do All Hands Support. Not just because we need to do support, but because we want everyone in the company to get to know customers. We’re all human beings: we all feel; we all want; we all have problems; we all…

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PBS’s 7 Tips for Driving Social Content on a Shoestring Budget

By | Mar 17, 2015 at 11:00 am

At a session called “Behind the Social at PBS’ Largest Content Provider” at this year’s SXSW Interactive Festival, some of the people in charge of creating the digital content for PBS’s most popular TV and radio shows came together to share with attendees a…

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Beards of SXSW is the Only Instagram Account to Follow

By | Mar 16, 2015 at 1:45 pm

At this year’s SXSW, beards are in. Then again, I guess beards have increasingly become a noted a feature of Austin’s social landscape – a landscape that has seen a rise in its hipster population in recent years. But with outsiders coming from cities…

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Prima-Temp Wins Tech Cocktail Startup Celebration Pitch Competition at SXSW

By | Mar 15, 2015 at 9:38 pm

We out hereeee (at this year’s SXSW), where he held our our Tech Cocktail Startup Celebration Pitch Competition, with 24 of the hottest startups at SXSW pitching their ideas to a panel of renowned judges. After some rapid-fire 1-minute-long pitches from the startups, the…

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5 Essential Aspects of Content According to BuzzFeed

By | Mar 14, 2015 at 10:00 am

At this year’s 2015 SXSW Interactive, BuzzFeed publisher Dao Nguyen led a session on “The Art and Science of Shareability”. As the publisher, Nguyen oversees the company’s technology, product, data, and publishing platform, and has been one of the essential figures in helping the…