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Here are this week’s Tech Cocktail Top Stories:
: We reached out to startup founders and asked them to share their favorite quotes from America’s Founding Fathers and how those quotes motivate them on their startup journeys. 39 Startup Founders Share Their Favorite Quotes from America’s Founding Fathers
: F*cking Tinder, #amirite? Dating apps will unfortunately become a norm, according to Pew, which brings with it the changing nature of real-life social interactions. 4 Reasons Why Dating Apps Have Stopped Men from Approaching Women
: Contributor George Meszaros lays out a strong argument for killing the elevator pitch. Instead, he advocates actually getting into conversations with people and talking about your idea. Why You Must Kill Your Elevator Pitch
: A surprising 30 percent of women are doing Kegel exercises incorrectly. The K-Goal is a FitBit for your vagina, aimed at helping you work your pelvic floor. K-Goal: Virtual Trainer for Women to Improve Sexual Health
: Joey Pomerenke – one of the original founders of Startup Weekend – talks about the story of Startup Weekend and his transition into a new role with UP Global. The People and Passion Are What Make UP Global’s Startup Weekend Great
: Watch Steve Case’s recent interview with Bloomberg wherein he talks about the “Rise the Rest” road trip. Steve Case: “A Decade from Now, All Venture Firms Will Have Regional Strategies”
: President Obama visited DC’s 1776, met some of the startups growing in the space, and talked about jobs and growing the economy. Obama Visited DC’s 1776 Today [PHOTOS]
: A really fantastic read on what startups can learn from Google’s acquisition of Skybox Imaging. What Google’s Acquisition of Skybox Imaging Means for Startups
: From things like the primary cause of startup failure to whether startup accelerators are actually helping create startups. The 7 Biggest Startup Myths, Busted
: The company announced this week that it has expanded internationally and growing their engineering and sales teams. Loyalty Rewards Company Bely Announces International Expansion into Canada
: HomeTrackR gives homebuyers info about a house’s history, equipping them with more knowledge before making a purchase. HomeTrackR: Like CarFax for Homes
: Have a startup idea, but don’t know where to go from there? Then, give the #GetStarted2014Challenge a try. Test Your Startup Idea in the #GetStarted2014 Challenge
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