Previously the Managing Editor at Tech.Co, Ann Diab has a background of launching and nurturing of startups and tech companies.

Empowering and educating entrepreneurs and startups to better productivity and culture is her passion. Growth Manager at WorkingOn to enable folks all over the world to enjoy work and improve communication. Follow me on Twitter.


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Ukraine Space City Nurtures Space Technology Startups

space technology startups

Space technology startups are getting more attention than ever – in 2015, $1.8 billion in venture capital was raised by space startups. Whether it’s building rockets or capitalizing on the data being captured by satellites, a new “space race” is getting attention from Silicon…

Design is Iterative: How Mammoth Manages the Process

digital design

For freelance digital artists, interacting with clients from across the world can be a bit of a challenge. It’s important to use the right tool to manage the design process, and clients aren’t always eager to learn how to use a new platform. Sharing…

Dabble, KnowledgeHound, and Caysh Win Chicago Startup of the Year

Chicago startup

In preparation for the final competition at Celebrate 2015, the Tech.Co Startup of the Year Competition and Mixer made a stop in Chicago last Thursday to gather with the community at the new WeWork Fulton Market coworking space. Along with Saper Law and Troy Henikoff,…

Why your Employees Will Never Tell you They’re Unhappy

How to Discipline Employees Without Destroying Their Souls

You’re an open-minded, easy-to-approach manager. You get along well with your team, and no one seems to have any complaints. You’re pretty sure that your non-scary demeanor would invite confidential sharing of problems, and since you haven’t heard about any, then the team is…

Startup Thriller Book ‘Cumulus’ Warns of a Dystopia Under Surveillance

tech startup thriller

The latest tech startup thriller, Cumulus, from independent author Eliot Peper is now available via Amazon, and it offers a colorful look at a high-tech future under surveillance. Your personal data is being collected constantly: your comings and goings, your shopping preferences, your selfies,…

How Mammoth Helped me Clean out my Evernote Junk Drawer


I started years ago using Evernote as a tool to keep things in mind, to have a kind of an extended brain, things you want to collect and have access to them if you need them. As Evernote started it was simple and easy…

Tracks and LiveAnswer Win Miami Startups of the Year

Miami startups

The Tech Cocktail event crew was thrilled to help WeWork open their new Miami location, right in the heart of Lincoln Rd in South Beach. The atmosphere at last Thursday’s event was just as fun as the scene outside! The volunteer community in Miami…

What Startups Can Learn from Saturday Night Live

If you missed Saturday Night Live’s epic 40th anniversary special earlier this year, you should check it out on NBC. Not only was it a nostalgic look at 40 years of comedy, it was also a mind-blowing display of how a relatively small organization (only…

1.8 Million Reasons to Build your Brand on a .CO!


Five years ago, the .CO platform launched the web extension that has become the first choice for innovators and entrepreneurs seeking to build and amplify their online presence. Since that time, more than 1.8 million big ideas have launched on .CO domain names by individuals…

Indicard and Text Safe Teens Win Las Vegas’ Startup of the Year

Las Vegas startups

Last night in Las Vegas, folks from across the Las Vegas Valley (and even several visitors from other cities) gathered downtown at the Gold Spike for the Las Vegas Startup of the Year Competition & Mixer. Local sponsor Work In Progress, a coworking space…

Startup Life as Entertainment: Introducing the Tech Startup Thriller

Uncommon Stock Eliot Peper

Entertainment featuring startup life is rapidly gaining popularity. From Betas to Silicon Valley, and moving on to Shark Tank, the glimpse into this strange world and the idea that you could have a viable business by utilizing this rapid ideation methodology is very attractive….

Building a 5-Star App with an Offshore Team

offshore developers

Small tech startups sink or swim based on their ability to do a lot with a little. We have to get a fledgling business off the ground with limited resources and beat out larger, stronger and better-resourced competitors. Great developers are absolutely essential to…

Social Media Day South Florida Looks to Launch Miami to #1 Startup City

Social Media Day

Following the success of Social Media Day South Florida, which is recognized by Mashable as “one of the country’s largest Social Media Day meetups”, Adam Boalt, whose company LiveAnswer was a sponsor of the event, offered this recap: “In the summer of 2010, I…

Technology Empowers Content Creators to Earn in New Ways

content creators

Historically content creators have struggled with media and record companies to gain more control over releasing their material and making fairer incomes from their work. Recent advances in technology are providing options that can make this a reality. The pervasiveness of smartphones, tablets, and…

19 Ways to Celebrate the Independence of Entrepreneurship this 4th

Independence Day

Americans celebrate Independence Day on July 4 to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the nation’s Founding Fathers. We honor and remember all those who took part in winning independence for America. So today, we at Tech.Co wish all Americans a…

Economic Espionage: Is Your Competition Hacking You?

economic espionage

This article was originally posted to LinkedIn by Marcus Eagan, CEO and Founder at Nodal Industries. At Nodal, Eagan is doing his best to make the internet a safer place.  Corporate espionage is on the rise. For those unfamiliar with the term – also…