Amanda Quick is a tech/startup reporter covering young entrepreneurs for Tech Cocktail. She's also interested in covering apps, emerging technology, IoT and beauty & wellness.

Amanda is currently in grad school at Syracuse University studying Information Management. In the past she has interned at NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Brand-Yourself, and the Times Leader Newspaper as well as worked at WWNY-TV and the StartFast Venture Accelerator in Upstate New York. Amanda is originally from Kansas City, MO but has also lived in Canton, MA and Scranton, PA.

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Justin Kan, Andrew Maguire Offer Office Hours via RECESS

RECESS — the national tour that makes stops at various universities throughout the year — is a music and ideas festival that helps feature up-and-coming startups founded by student entrepreneurs. While the Spring 2015 Tour ended with the National Competition this ...


NextDesk: The Smartest Desk For Your Home or Office

Call it the desk that could help you lose weight – or at least obtain extra health benefits at work. NextDesk is striving to change the way people work by creating a desk that easily adjusts to sitting and standing height. “NextDesk was founded...


#DRONEWEEK: GE Launches First Live Drone Series

Where can you see production machinery that can withstand temperatures of up to 350 degrees fahrenheit or test sites where 1,500 jet engines are made every year? GE is launching #DRONEWEEK — a live entertainment and educational series shot on drones that will air...


Dasher: Do Everything on One Platform

Jesse Boyes is a self-proclaimed “terrible chatterer.” In the past, he would send messages to friends to make plans, but then would use Venmo or Foursquare to coordinate instead. “I kept forcing friends out of our text conversation and into other experiences with links...


HoverStat: “Drone Automated Roof Inspections”

Assessing roof damaging is can be long process for homeowners who want roof repairs. Most insurance adjusters can only assess two roofs a day and sometimes the reports aren’t accurate, but Leanne Eckelberg and Mark Saap have created a solution with their company called...


BTCPoint: Your Bitcoin ATM Network

Bitcoin – digital currency that’s transferred from one person to another without a third party — is the future of the way people will exchange money. While it’s a relatively new concept, BTCPoint is making the process faster, easier, and more secure from ATMs...


Regalii Expands to India and the Philippines

In 2013, Regalii – a platform that helps users support their families back home – successfully piloted their program in the Dominican Republic with almost 70,000 users. This year, the company has another milestone to celebrate: it's expanding to India and the Philippines ...


Namecheap: Free and Discounted Domains for Students

Starting a business can be challenging and expensive, but there is one service that’s lessening the burden for young entrepreneurs and college students. It’s called Namecheap and it offers free .me domains and discounts on .com, .io, and others through the company’s ...


#SaveElephants by Shopping at BRIKA

Ecommerce revolves around making a sale and creating products that people love. For entrepreneurs in this space, one of the most difficult challenges is drawing people to their site and standing out from another ecommerce site that is just one click away. The secret?...


Fever Smart Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Update: As of 2 PM ET, the Fever Smart Indiegogo campaign has met 64% of its goal! Call it wearable tech for children. Fever Smart is “is a smart wireless thermometer that allows parents to remotely monitor their children's temperature via their smartphone,” according...