Ecosystems

Los Angeles

22 Los Angeles Startups You Need to Watch Out For

By | May 18, 2017 at 5:50 pm

While the Bay Area hold the title of most prolific startup ecosystem, there’s no denying that California is a veritable gold mine of entrepreneurial talent. Los Angeles, for one, is not only brimming with innovative ideas, it’s also home to a wide range of…

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Portland, Maine

Senators Reach Across the Aisle to Pass Maine Coworking Bill

By | May 16, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Coworking spaces are a great place to build one’s business, develop relationships and expand an ecosystem. On Tuesday, bill LD 285 (Bill), “An Act To Provide Funding for the Maine Coworking Development Fund” passed the House last week in a party-line vote of 77 to 66. The Bill…

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Phoenix

Startup Spotlight: Golf Wagers, Cow Collars and Take-Out Food

By | May 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm

If you’re finding yourself shifting gears to the outdoors, maybe hitting the golf course or just soaking in the sun, you’ll still have some form of technology by your side. Each week, Tech.Co will be highlighting emerging startups in our spotlight series. This week, we’re taking…

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Mexico

5 Entrepreneurs Fueling the Mexican Startup Ecosystem

By | May 5, 2017 at 3:30 pm

While tech hubs like San Francisco and New York boast some of the most innovative minds in the world, counting out other tech ecosystems is doing a disservice to yourself and the entrepreneurial community. Cities and countries around the world are innovating everything from…

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Startup Spotlight: Smart Pillows, Culinary Experiences & Posture Wearables

By | May 5, 2017 at 2:20 pm

As we gear into the summer months, there are so many innovative startups that are giving us a whole new experience. Planning on having a fun dinner date in the summer weather? Maybe you want to improve your posture? Whatever the case may be, there are entrepreneurs…

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Connecticut

Connecticut Ecosystem Sparks Connections Through Celebrations

By | May 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Connections are key to creating a meaningful message. Anyone that has glanced at Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell will know that connectors help spur ideas and messages across a group. For founders, an entrepreneurial ecosystem is no different. Founders may have a great idea,…

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China

Edtech Startup LeapLearner Wants to Teach Kids to Program Robots

By | Apr 27, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The future of computer science jobs are bright. But in anticipation of a talent shortage, preparing the next generation with the skills to advance technology will be critical to future innovation. One startup is taking a global approach to developing children’s skill sets for the future….

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Dublin

3 IoT Startup Trends Happening in Dublin

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 8:30 pm

When you think about the Irish startup scene, fintech might come to mind. But Ireland is much more than payments and blockchain, in fact, IoT is starting to gain more ground. Ireland is the home to Intel, Google, Accenture’s AI Lab, several research institutions…

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Startup Spotlight: Daycations, Socks for Social Good, and Job Hunting

By | Apr 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm

In another installment of our weekly spotlight series, we’re taking a look at some startups that are finding new and creative ways to help people. From chilling poolside this summer at your favorite hotel to data-driven platforms that empower job-hunters, the well of innovation never…

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Madison

How One Cofounder Found Their Accelerator During an Elevator Ride

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Find any city in America with a booming job market and affordable rent prices, and you’ll find a seemingly endless stream of young Millennials in search of the perfect place to live. Enter Alec Slocum: The CEO and cofounder at ABODO Apartments, an online…

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San Diego

14 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like To Be a Startup in San Diego

By | Apr 18, 2017 at 2:20 pm

California has become a magnet for aspiring entrepreneurs and startup aficionados. But when you think California startups, you might think of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, or even Silicon Beach. But some of the best startups and entrepreneurs might be hiding in plain sight. San…

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Boulder

How Microsoft, Uber, Twitter, and Google Came to Boulder

By | Apr 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

A thriving startup community provides a boost to the greater community in a lot of different ways. It encourages innovation and investment, attracts creative people, and generates a certain energy– making the entire city a more desirable place to live. Additionally, when local startups are…

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Startup Spotlight: Levitating Decor, Translating Gadgets, And Distracted Drivers

By | Apr 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

As part of our weekly spotlight series, we’ll be shouting out the most notable startups of the week. There is so much innovation going on that we want to spread the word and keep readers involved. From tech-driven baby food to wristbands that understand…

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Portland, Maine

New Bill Seeks to Expand Maine Technology Institute’s Scope

By | Apr 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

A new bipartisan bill has been introduced in Augusta that would expand the Maine Technology Institute’s role within the state’s innovation ecosystem. The bill — LD 1324, An Act to Support Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Maine’s Economic Future — would explicitly proffer certain powers onto the organization,…