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New Orleans

Leslie Miley: ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ Is Not a Four Letter Word

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm

The lack of diversity in tech has been a consistent problem for years. Despite numbers showing that an inclusive environment breeds success in the workplace, companies of all shapes and sizes refuse to make meaningful change in their hiring practices. And, if you ask…

Interviews

Austin

Warren G & Karam Gill Talk G-FUNK Film, Hip-Hop and Technology – Interview

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Because musical artists are revered as celebrities, it can be easy to forget that they’re some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. Not only are they selling themselves to millions of people, they’re also dealing with constant criticism on all sides, from…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Healthy Ways to Manage Your Stress

By | Mar 13, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In a survey by the American Psychology Association, the report showed that in 2015, overall stress levels increased slightly, with greater percentages of adults reporting extreme levels of stress than in 2014. Surprisingly the generation that reported the highest levels were the Millennials, with Gen…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Jeff Kahn of Rise Science on Helping Pro Athletes Sleep More and Play Better

By | Mar 25, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Jeff Kahn is a cofounder and CEO of Rise Science, a sleep behavior change startup that provides sleep coaching for elite athletes. They harness the science behind sleep, and give elite athletes the power to perform at their best with the help of continuous,…

Business

Thinking Differently Is the Greatest Thing You Can Do For Your Business

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 8:30 pm

It’s nearly impossible to mention Elon Musk, cofounder of PayPal and current CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, without thinking about innovation. Musk is truly a king of innovation, sharing the stage with other entrepreneurial giants as Sir Richard Branson, Oprah, Steve Jobs, Henry…

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Events

New Orleans

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week Is an Intimate Celebration of Local Innovation

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

While tech hubs like San Francisco and New York boast some of the most innovative companies in the world, the value of local ecosystems cannot be understated, particularly when it comes to promoting diversity in tech. These smaller markets are filled with innovative ideas,…

Marketing

How Inbound Marketing Can Turn Your Brand into a Magnet

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 10:30 am

Most conventional marketing techniques are either too expensive or unviable for SMBs and start-ups who wish to make it big. Inbound marketing for a long time was just one of the elements of the core marketing strategy of an organization. But as the digital…

Entrepreneur

4 Common Mistakes Writers Make When Profiling Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 5:50 pm

In the entrepreneur world, everyone has taken a different journey to founding their own business. However, in many cases, tech and entrepreneurial writers at times lump startup founders into a single category for the sole purposes of creating a story. We asked four entrepreneurs what common…

Opinion/Analysis

3 Reasons Why You Should Still Invest In SEO

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 10:30 am

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) continues to be one of those areas of business that still puzzles entrepreneurs, both new and established, across the web. However, this isn’t because there’s lack of information about it. On the contrary, there is far too much information floating around and, unfortunately…

Tips & How To’s

5 Questions Successful Founders Would Ask Fellow Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

You have five minutes to pick a fellow successful entrepreneur’s brain. Would you be prepared to ask him or her a question? Time is precious, and it’s always nice to have some questions in mind in case you are ever given such an opportunity. We asked…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Amicably Break Up With a Client

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Breaking up is never easy. Feelings get hurt, partnerships are dissolved, and everyone leaves with a bad taste in their mouths. However, it’s important to recognize when a client is no longer the right fit for your company. We asked three entrepreneurs what they think…

Startups & Apps

New Orleans

These Startups Are Competing in the Delta Entrepreneurship Network Pitch Competition

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

If you didn’t know, New Orleans is a hot bed for innovative startups and budding entrepreneurs. Whether it’s the southern hospitality or the innovative spirit of the bayou, startup founders of all shapes and sizes flock to this southern haven for the support and…

Ecommerce

3 Mistakes Ecommerce Entrepreneurs Make When Building Their Business

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Because brick and mortar stores have become secondary to online purchasing, quality websites and mobile apps have become a necessity for budding ecommerce companies. However, just because you don’t have a literal storefront doesn’t mean you can’t build your business from the ground up. We…

Entrepreneur

3 Ways Your Cofounder Can Improve Your Chance of Success

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

Having a cofounder can be tricky. Between funding disputes and splitting the responsibility, finding the perfect balance can be an arduous process that takes years of trust and confidence. However, if the dynamic is productive, having a cofounder can increase your success and productivity…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Dima Elissa of VisMed3D on Personalized Medicine, 3D Printing, and Networking

By | Mar 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Dima Elissa is the founder and CEO of VisMed3D, a startup providing 3D surgical patient replicas for state-of-the-art treatment and training of doctors. Based in Matter, the startup is on the cutting edge of personalized medicine. In addition to her startup, Dima devotes considerable…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Sleep, Stress, Venture Madness, and SXSW

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm

After a wild week at SXSW, Tech.Co is getting settled back at home. And while we enjoyed warm weather, innovative entrepreneurs, and enough barbecue to fill us up, taking care of our readers is the most important thing. Fortunately, we had more stories than…

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…