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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12 Personal Robots for Your Home

Kuri - Personal Robots for your Home

Since I was a child watching Star Wars and seeing robots like C3Po and R2D2, I’ve dreamed of having a robot of my own. This desire was further strengthened by watching the The Jetson’s family robot, Rosie the Robot Maid who kept the homestead…

Boston Red Sox Used Apple Watch To Steal Signs Against New York Yankees

Red Sox Apple Watch

Various technologies have been used by baseball teams and leagues to track pitch and running speeds, improve players swings, as well as other facets of the game. But, until this point we haven’t seen too many technology gadgets introduced into a game situation. According…

4 Ways You’ll Soon Be Working With Robots

Working with Robots - Robot C3PO by Jens Johnsson

We are living in an era where artificial intelligence (A.I.) will play a significant role in our path forward. Entrepreneur Elon Musk warns that A.I. robots should not be turned into war machines. While Russian president Vladimir Putin recently said the nation that leads…

17 Tech Gadgets & Gear For Tailgating Season

Tailgating Gadgets and Gear - Coleman Road Trip Grill

With college football kicking off this weekend and NFL football not far behind, it’s time to get ready for tailgating season. That means dusting off your cooler and cornhole boards, but you might also want to take a look at some of the freshest…

15 Must-See Burning Man Fashion Photos

Take Wonder Burning Man Fashion Photos

Burning Man has turned into a place where celebrities, technology entrepreneurs, and thought-leaders go in search of a unique “off the grid” experience with others. With the Burning Man week wrapping up soon we thought it would be fun to share some of the…

Watch The Burning Man 2017 Livestream Video

Rene at Burning Man photo by Trey Ratcliff - Burning Man Livestream

It’s that time of the year again where 70,000 gather in Black Rock Desert, 120 miles north of Reno, Nevada and unplug for a weekend of colorful experiences as a temporary city is erected in the desert. If you’re not familiar with Burning Man, it’s an…

17 Tech Gadgets For Your Pet To Be Happy & Healthy

Furbo Tech Gadgets for Your Pet

With our smartphones, tablets, laptops and other tech gadgets and gizmos, most of us have between three and five tech gadgets we’re consistently using – and that doesn’t even take into account lesser used gadgets that are not for everyday use. And if you…

Elon Musk Unveils First Photo of SpaceX Spacesuit

SpaceX Spacesuit - Elon Musk via Instagram

Elon Musk and his SpaceX team have done it again. Today Musk unveiled the first photo of the SpaceX spacesuit on his personal Instagram account. All we’ve got is the one photo to go by right now, but his message implies SpaceX will reveal…

Know Your VC Is the Yelp for Venture Capitalists

Know Your VC

The venture capital and investor community as a whole has been under fire most of the summer as harassment allegations swirled around some of Silicon Valley’s biggest investors. When it’s time to pitch for money, most startup founders and entrepreneurs rely on the word…

How 9 Business Leaders Took In Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

The total solar eclipse has come and gone, and hopefully you had a chance to take it in. If you did not, don’t worry NASA has you covered. We were curious to see where some of the top tech titans and luminaries took in…

VW Electric Microbus Coming by 2022 Renewing VW Bus Obsession

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The United States has suffered from a VW bus obsession since the boxy little microbus became a symbol of freedom as a hippie van transporting people and their gear to concerts and anti-war rallies in the 1960’s. My parents had a VW Bus and…

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?

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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

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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?

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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…