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Miami

Get to Know Tech.co’s City Page: Miami

By | Nov 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Chances are that you have come to one of the many Tech Cocktail events that we hold throughout the year and throughout the country. We went to Denver to hold a Startup Showcase during Denver Startup Week, and we are headed to Washington DC…

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NYC

PRIV Announces Funding, Month Long Partnership with Dove Hair Comes to a Close

By | Nov 14, 2014 at 10:00 am

PRIV, a New York-based startup, allows users to book wellness, beauty and fitness services to the comfort of their own home, recently announced a $3 Million Angel round that was lead by PRIV’s executive Chairman, Alain Schibl. “It is PRIV’s first funding since their…

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Chicago

Chicago Made: Learning Marketplace Curiosity.com Announces Funding

By | Nov 13, 2014 at 11:45 am

Curiosity.com, originally launched in January 2014 by Discovery Communications, is a consumer-centered online marketplace that features the best learning-based content. They have announced that the ownership of the company will change from Discovery to an independent company, Beacon Solutions, Inc. Also announced was a…

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Austin

Dropoff Launches to Provide Trustworthy Same-Day Delivery in Austin

By | Nov 12, 2014 at 7:30 am

On November 12, Dropoff will be launching for businesses to ensure their same-day deliveries get from Point A to Point B safely. There are many industries that have been advanced by same-day delivery, but courier services have not progressed. Local businesses are still trusting…

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VeteranCrowd Seeks Investors for Vet Ventures

By | Nov 11, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Timed with this year’s Veteran’s Day, VeteranCrowd, LLC a Richmond, Va-based equity crowdfunding portal, is opening the door to help veteran-managed companies find accredited investors. The portal is itself led by a founder and a board full of military veterans, including founder Robert P. Louthan, who…

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Military Veteran Entrepreneurs Saluted by SBA, Featured on Shark Tank

By | Nov 6, 2014 at 12:30 pm

In this White House memo, President Obama notes that during National Veterans Small Business Week, “we celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit that is crucial to developing the products, services, and ideas that fuel our economy, and we pay tribute to the veterans behind them.” The…

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Worldwide Meteor Day Unites Developers in Over 40 Countries

By | Nov 5, 2014 at 9:00 am

The entire international Meteor community is hosting simultaneous meetups on Thursday, November 6. Worldwide Meteor Day is not a gathering of like-minded stargazers. This event will be hosted by software developers in 127 cities across the globe who are interested in Meteor, an open-source platform for building modern web…

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Riffsy Adds Custom Keyboard for Sharing Animated GIFs, Raises $3.5M

By | Nov 4, 2014 at 8:03 pm

My life was not complete until I was shown that iOS 8 offered a custom keyboard to install. Because emojis. Now I can send dancing girls through text just like my grandmother. Imagine my surprise when I found out that, besides Fleksy of course,…

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Belgian Grad Student Proposes Lifesaving Ambulance Drone

By | Nov 2, 2014 at 10:00 pm

THIS IS A LIFE-CHANGER. I am typing through tears after watching the dramatic demo video offered by Belgian Graduate Student Alec Momont as he presents the Ambulance Drone. “Our vision is to improve current emergency infrastructure with a network of drones capable of saving…

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Tel Aviv

Israeli Startup Hola Helps Users Say Hello to Open Internet

By | Nov 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Recently, VPN proxy service Hola has surpassed 30 million users, providing people all over the planet with a “freedom of information” from the open internet that they’ve never had before. The concept behind Hola is simple – provide internet users everywhere with a faster, more accessible and safer…

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GlobalHack III Doesn’t Want St. Louis and Ferguson to Heal Artificially

By | Oct 30, 2014 at 3:05 pm

GlobalHack, a hackathon coming to us from St. Louis, has made the decision to sustain the momentum generated by their first two successful events. They just announced the details for their much anticipated third event, GlobalHack III. The nonprofit organization fosters talent and innovation…

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Selfies Stored in Twitpic Receive Second Life from Twitter

By | Oct 26, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Utilizing cloud storage and other consumer options for accessing and archiving your files is obviously a cheap, convenient, and simple way to access anything from travel documents and receipts to fun photos that you want always at-the-ready. But what happens when that site shuts…

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Las Vegas

Rolltech Bowling Adds PBA Partnership, Reflects on Las Vegas Tech Scene

By | Oct 25, 2014 at 6:00 pm

This weekend, Las Vegas plays host to the 2014 GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling at the SouthPoint Hotel & Casino. And for one Las Vegas startup, this event is marked with a wildly celebratory announcement as well. Rolltech Bowling was created when Rich Belsky…

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Challenge: Create an App to Make People Happy

By | Oct 24, 2014 at 2:30 pm

What are you doing to increase happiness in this world? What things make you happier? Are you using, building, or thinking of a product that could promote a stress-free, violence-free society? These are lofty goals, but progress is made in small bits. And in apps….

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Math Program KnowRe Announces $6.8M in Fundraising

By | Oct 22, 2014 at 8:00 am

KnowRe is an education technology company with an innovative cloud-based adaptive learning program for secondary mathematics. This program assesses a student’s strengths and weaknesses, algorithmically creates a personalized curriculum targeting that individual’s gaps in learning, and engages students through gamified learning and beautiful graphics. Through its…

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Apple Pay and Google Wallet – Is this the Future of Money?

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm

There was a time when watches were for telling the time, phones were for making a call, and wallets were carried in pockets. The future could become as cashless as the Stone Age albeit with payment terminals and machines galore. The apparent push into mobile wallets aims to…

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Mentor Circles: Get Face to Face with Leaders and Find Inspiration for Your Startup, Community, or Organization

By | Oct 4, 2014 at 2:01 pm

Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference is only days away. Have you registered yet? Act fast before you’re left out of one of the most intimate and inspiring startup and tech conferences this year. Set right in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas and the Downtown…