Frank Gruber is the Cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is an entrepreneur and new media journalist focused on sharing his tech product expertise and analysis on emerging technologies. Previously he built products for millions of users while at AOL and Tribune Company. He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups.

Frank currently lives in Las Vegas and Washington, D.C. but travels a lot as he circles the globe speaking, hosting events and helping entrepreneurs, startups and technology communities amplify their local technology signal.

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13 Outdoor Tech Gadgets To Create Your Backyard Oasis

Outdoor Tech Gadgets

Summer isn’t over yet – and for some of us it’s in full swing and we continue to enjoy barbecues and pool parties. If you’re fortunate enough to have your own backyard, you can still transform it into an oasis for your family and…

Does Your Work Need An Office Beer Fridge?

The Office BUD-e Office Beer Fridge

After a long day of hustling at your startup or employer, many people hit their local watering hole to relax, have some fun conversation, and even blow off some steam before heading home. Grabbing a drink and some downtime with coworkers has been a…

NASA Hiring Planetary Protection Officer To Defend Earth From Aliens

NASA Planetary Protection Officer

Yes, you read that correctly. If you’re like me you may have instantly thought of the popular movie, Men In Black. But this is not a movie, this is a real job. NASA currently has job opening for a “planetary protection officer” responsible for ensuring alien…

What Is Startup Day & Why Should You Care?

startup day

Everyday is a “startup day” for me and millions of other entrepreneurs starting and running their own businesses. But today is officially Startup Day, the day when government officials pop out of their summer slumber to show their support for the new economy set…

Celebrating 11 Years of Entrepreneurial Advice

entrepreneurial, entrepreneur, Classic Tech Cocktail TechCo Event In Chicago Circa 2009

On this day eleven years ago, we gathered a couple hundred startup founders, developers, creators, investors, tech enthusiasts and executives into a bar in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago to host the first TECH cocktail event ever. We pulled it together with a…

What Are the Best & Worst States for Startups?

states for startups

Looking to build a startup? You may think California, New York, or Massachusetts are the places to go kick things off. However, a recent report by WalletHub may have you thinking twice about the best place to run a business, as they have ranked…

Who Will Be TechCo’s 2017 Startup of the Year?

Startup of the Year - Time to Vote!

Showcasing new innovations and trends is at the core of what we do here at TechCo, many times these come from early-stage startups. Whether we’re producing content that highlights innovative products and apps that make the world a better place or bridging partnerships between…

What Are The Top Tech Hubs? 25 Cities Ranked

Top Tech Cities

The mission to become the “next Silicon Valley” has become a trite endeavor as every city outside of the San Francisco bay area has attempted to spur the connectivity, capital, talent, and success potential that it has to offer. Let’s not forget, Silicon Valley…

Innovate! and Celebrate 2017 Is Coming to San Francisco This October

Innovate! and Celebrate Conference

Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) are joining forces again for the 5th annual Innovate! and Celebrate conference to host a unique, dual conference where the biggest names in technology meet the cutting edge of the startup world. This year, we’re excited to announce…

What Does the Future Hold for WithMe, Nevada’s Most Well-Funded Startup?

Order WithMe Shuts Down or Moving Day?

We have not heard much recently from WithMe (formerly OrderWithMe), the Las Vegas based, on-demand, retail platform for brands that raised over $37 million in funding and was listed by CBInsights as one of the most well-funded startups in Nevada. According to reports from several former employees,…

Google Demo Day 2017: Stackfolio, Waymark the Favorites Among 13 Startups

Stackfolio Google Demo Day 2017

Yesterday, I attended Google Demo Day 2017, an event in San Francisco produced with the support of Google for Entrepreneurs that showcased 13 startups from North America. Startups were nominated by partners from the Google for Entrepreneurs’s North American Tech Hub Network and hand-picked by…

Pay Your Friends with Apple Pay in Messages

Apple Pay in Message app iOS 11 Demo

We’ve all been there, you’re out to dinner with friends and it’s time to settle your bill. Everyone throws in their credit card making it a nightmare for the server to keep the various tabs straight, and adding ten minutes to your departure time….

Apple Dives Into Augmented Reality with ARKit for iOS 11

ARKit iOS 11 Apple Demo

This past year has been the year of augmented reality, as companies like Snap, Facebook, and Google have all offered apps that provide users with smart filters to augment reality. Today, Apple announced the launch of ARKit for the next version of the operating…

Last Call for Startup of the Year Competition Applications

competition

The Startup of the Year competition is a time-honored tradition at Tech.Co. Every year at our annual conference, we provide a sizable platform for startups to compete for prizes, business resources, and bragging rights. The application process runs for most of the year and startups…