Keidra Chaney is a writer that focuses on technology, music, and culture and was previously a managing editor of Tech.Co.

 

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Global Entrepreneurship Competition to be Held in Arlington, VA

Global Entrepreneurship Competition to be Held in Arlington, VA

We’ve written before about the benefits of starting a business in Arlington, VA. But why stop there? Global opportunities abound, especially in fast-growing, emerging markets such as China. Here’s a great opportunity to not only experience the D.C. region for yourself, but also compete…

Entrepreneur Coaching: It’s Not Just for Athletes!

We think of coaching as something that’s mostly used by companies having a crisis, or for employees in transition, but there comes a point for many entrepreneurs where you may  need some outside input in getting to the next stage of your growth. A good…

3D Printed Cars and the future of Manufacturing with Jay Rogers

If you’ve read our previous profile on Local Motors CEO Jay Rogers, you already know that the company is reinventing the focus and pace of the automotive industry  through crowd-sourced, collaborative vehicle design, produced by micro-factories throughout the United States. While disruption is a topic that’s at top of…

The Convergence of Technology & Entertainment with Jermaine Dupri

Producer, musician, and entrepreneur Jermaine Dupri has a long history with Tech.co, and we’re always excited to hear his insights on where technology is going next in the entertainment industry. Tonight, he sat down with Startup Grind founder Derek Andersen about his career, his…

Making Payment Technology Fun By Making It Simple and Seamless

A workshop on payment technology is probably the last place you’d imagine jokes. But Justin Woo of PayPal had jokes in spades at his appropriately -titled workshop “Making Payments Fun” along with PayPal startup advocate Sneha Menon. The workshop started with Mehon’s list of the…

Creating a Diverse Tech Ecosystem with Melinda Briana Epler

Even as major players like Google and Twitter have made efforts to create a more diverse work culture and hire more underrpresented population, the numbers remain abysmal for women and people of color in tech. There’s been a lot of conversation around diversity in startup…

The Internet of Things Explained by Maria Thomas

You hear so much about the Internet of Things (IoT) from tech blogs and journalists, including Tech.co. It’s a buzz topic for sure, but still shrouded in a lot of mystery for many of us. Even as new devices and products are getting “smart”– home…

Know Your Value When Starting a Partnership for Your Business

You’ve heard the saying “no man is an island?” Well, the same goes for startups. Despite the image of the lone-wolf entrepreneur, the truth is that no business can succeed alone, and partnerships can speed the growth of a startup, especially in its early…

5 Fantastic Foodie Apps for the Life is Beautiful Festival

Fascinating speakers and great bands are two reasons to check out the Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival this weekend in Las Vegas. But for some of us, it’s all about the food. Foodies at Life is Beautiful will have the opportunity to nosh your…

Kickstarter is now a Public Benefit Corporation

Kickstarter announced the company’s reincorporation as a public benefit corporation, meaning that the crowdfunding company is now legally obligated to make a positive impact on society. The company has legally changed its name from Kickstarter Inc. to Kickstarter PBC, and explained what the new name…