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Seattle

Amazon Uses 19 Percent of All the Prime Office Space in Seattle

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Amazon occupies 19 percent of all prime office space in Seattle, according to a new analysis. That’s twice as much office space as any other major U.S. city has given to a single employer. It’s another sign that Seattle is seeing massive population growth, particularly…

Ecosystems

Santa Barbara

Beyond the Beach: An Inside Look at the Santa Barbara Tech Ecosystem

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Among the beaches and mountains of Santa Barbara, there is an emerging tech scene that is attracting founders to the city from Los Angeles and San Francisco. Kyle Ashby, cofounder of The Sandbox Santa Barbara and StartupSB has helped launch new spaces, initiatives and…

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Kansas City

The Impact of Entrepreneurship Flooding Mid-Size Markets

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The future of entrepreneurship is bright. That is, if myself and 400 of my new friends that attended last week’s ESHIP Summit have anything to do about it. The ESHIP Summit, put on by the Kauffman Foundation, was the first conference of its kind,…

Startup Spotlight

NYC

Startup Spotlight: Sell Edu Courses, Craft Beer Rewards and Rent Cool Furniture

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features emerging tech startups that can help streamline your business tasks or simplify your life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an easy way to create and sell online courses, for millennials to rent cool furniture, get rewards for drinking…

Ecosystems

Cuba

How the People of Cuba Built Their Own Internet

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

When you think of Cuba, our ornery neighbor just 90 miles south of Key West, a few typical things may immediately come to mind:     Cigars: Old cars: A series of increasingly-bizarre failed assassination attempts: But Cuba, our newest international acquaintance, also happens…

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Ecosystems

Maine

Why Maine Needs More Startup Mentors

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

With the Maine tech ecosystem making waves, there is an increasing need for more mentors. Kerem Durdag, is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Maine Technology Institute, during which time he worked with 16 separate startups. He shares his thoughts as to why the EIR program…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Curing Acne, Positive Mental Health and Voice Transcription

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With school in session, the stress of homework and exams are going to start taking a toll. TechCo has some startup solutions. Each week we compile a list of startups aimed at streamlining your day or helping your quality of life. This week, we…

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Memphis

The Challenges of Building a Startup Ecosystem in a Small Town

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 8:30 am

The town of Jackson, Tennessee, is known for it’s gorgeous Cypress Grove Nature park, Casey Jones Museum and baseball. Within the community Lisa Garner, executive director at theCO, is hard at work building a tech ecosystem and encouraging people to bring their startup ideas…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Get Money Back, One Stop Tech Shop, and Horses

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features five tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an app that unlocks hidden credit card benefits, a one-stop-shop of technology solutions, an AI public speaking coach, and more. Sift (San Francisco, CA)…

Ecosystems

Detroit

5 Takeaways From the Midwestern Startup Ecosystem

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm

After working on this for months, M25 finally released our first official ranking of the top startup cities in the Midwest. After making the announcement and releasing the rankings publicly last week, I figured it would only be prudent to add some color from…

Ecosystems

Alaska

Behind the Scenes of Alaska’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Alaska is known for its majestic mountains, in fact seventeen out of 20 of the highest mountains are found in Alaska, its also home to over 3 million lakes and the Northern Lights, and dog mushing is the official state sport. What you may…

Startup Spotlight

Phoenix

Startup Spotlight: Trips With Friends, Sell Your Car, and More Sleep

By | Aug 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Trying to fit in one last vacation before summer ends? TechCo has your back. Each week, we compile a list of ideas in tech that will boost your productivity. This week, we discovered a way to help you plan trips with friends, an app…

Ecosystems

Madison

An Inside Look into the Madison, WI Entrepreneurial Hub

By | Aug 3, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Madison, Wisconsin is the home to Badger football and some of the best ice cream and cheese in the country. It’s also has a booming entrepreneurial ecosystem that is seeing some significant growth in the last few years. Scott Resnick, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at StartingBlock, and…

Startup Spotlight

Miami

Startup Spotlight: Travel Deals, Meet Investors, and Multimedia Books

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm

August is around the corner, and in some parts of the nation that means school will soon be back in session. Each week, TechCo searches the web for five useful ideas in tech to share with you and this week, we rounded up a…

Ecosystems

Denver

9 Startups to Know From Pitchers & Pitchers Event at Galvanize

By | Jul 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm

What happens when you put 9 startups, 3 judges, 2 kegs, and a 100+ audience members together for 2 hours? Well….lots of cheers, laughs, and suds to start. Last week Galvanize reignited its signature Pitchers & Pitchers event, but revamped as a local, quarterly…

Ecosystems

Connecticut

Bill Kenney of CT Entrepreneur Awards on Breaking Down Silos

By | Jul 26, 2017 at 9:20 am

Bill Kenney, founder of the CT Entrepreneurial Event Calendar, CT Entrepreneurial Mentor Cooperative, and CT Entrepreneur Awards (Connecticut), is putting his all into making Connecticut into a startup hub. By launching three initiatives he is working hard to break down silos and bring everyone together towards a common…

Ecosystems

Denver

7 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Denver

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

While many believe the uptick in the Colorado economy has been exclusively due to the legalization of marijuana, entrepreneurs and startup founders in the area know that it always had the potential to make an impact. With a supportive ecosystem focused on work-life balance…