Conor is a writer, comedian and world-renowned sweetheart. As the Senior Writer at Tech.Co, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host Startup Night at SXSW and the Funding Q&A at Innovate! and Celebrate, posing questions to notable tech minds from around the world. In his spare time, he thinks about how to properly pronounce the word "colloquially."

Conor is the Senior Writer at Tech.Co. You can email him at [email protected].

 

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New York Times Bestseller Amy Jo Martin to Speak at Innovate Celebrate 2017

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At Innovate Celebrate 2017, there’s going to be more than just the Startup of the Year competition. This annual conference is dedicated to bringing qualified mentors, innovative startups, and even a little bit of fun to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in San Francisco. However, the…

Who Has the Bigger Valuation, NFL Teams or Tech Companies?

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In recent years, there have been three kinds of celebrities: sports stars, actors, and musicians. However, with the business world becoming more interesting every day, a fourth category has taken hold of the public eye: entrepreneurs. From Elon Musk to Richard Branson, these titans…

8 Columbus Startups Competing in the Rise of the Rest Startup Bus Tour

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There’s nothing better than a little startup competition to make you appreciate your ecosystem. It motivates founders, spurs innovation, and injects some much-needed capital into any city looking to make technology a priority. And if you’re looking for a countrywide competition that is doing…

5 Finalists Competing for the $15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE

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The XPRIZE competitions have inarguably made the world a better place. From space travel and ocean discovery to adult literacy and women’s safety, these highly incentivized prizes have innovated more revolutionary technology than the creators could have ever hoped for. By offering multiple millions…

Study: Most IT Professionals Are Really Worried About the Cloud

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Cybersecurity has become global news at this point in the game. With cyber attacks making headlines, hacks hitting corporations, and individuals being forced to hand over Bitcoin for their cherished personal photos and information, it’s no wonder consumers have begun making digital security a…

Here’s Why That iPhone X Facial Recognition Demo Bombed

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At the Apple Special Event this week, Tim Cook unveiled “the future of smartphones:” the iPhone X. With a beautiful screen, improved camera, and enough features to make your smart fridge nervous, the ten year anniversary edition of the world’s first smartphone brought Apple…

10 Most Dangerous States for Drivers Near Schools

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According to the CDC, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. I know with school kicking off this week, that’s the last statistic you want to hear. Unfortunately, it’s true, which makes driver safety that much…

Meet the Women Founders Competing to Be TechCo’s Startup of the Year

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Being an entrepreneur is hard enough as it is. Long hours, constant rejection, and scouring the planet for capital can take a toll on anyone. Unfortunately, one group of entrepreneurs has it even harder: women founders. In addition to all this entrepreneurial stress, they…

8 French Founders Competing at Startup Tour North America

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With such a burgeoning startup ecosystem in the United States, it can be hard to remember that the international community is doing a lot of innovative things in the business world. From revolutionizing fintech in Africa to innovating education in Sweden, the world is…

Study: Nearly Half of Americans Are Just Not That Into Technology

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There’s no denying technology has changed the way Americans live their lives. From friendly communication to online banking, smartphones, artificial intelligence, and everything in between has made life infinitely easier, significantly more convenient, and notably more complicated. And while adoption has been fairly universal,…

Sorry California, No Cannabis Delivery Drones For You

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As technology evolves, the potential for innovative ideas to meaningful change everyday life is infinite. Between improving smartphone technology, artificially intelligent robots, and facial recognition-powered emojis, there’s no denying the world is getting more futuristic by the second. Unfortunately for Californians though, cannabis delivery…

Best of the Boroughs NYC Competition Wants You to Share Your Story

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If you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere. At least, that’s what every small town singer, comedian, and artist has said to their parents before moving to the Big Apple. Despite the immaturity behind the statement, being competitive…

Kids Are Going to Love the iPhone X’s Animoji Feature

The Apple Special Event took place today and what a spectacle. There was a lot to take in, to say the least. And between the new iPhones, the 4K video, and the 40 million songs on a smartwatch, it would be easy to miss…

What Would You Give Up to Never Get Hacked Again?

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After 143 million consumers’ personal information was compromised in the Equifax hack, individuals and large companies alike are worried that hackers have free reign over the digital world. After all, it seems like every other week there’s a new headline describing some kind of…