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Every Startup Has Problems, Including Yours

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

Parenthood can teach you a lot about startups and empathy. Recently, an advisor to me and my company asked me how things were going on the home front with my 1-year-old. A big smile came across my face. Things couldn’t be better. As a…

Interviews

Voice Interface Is the Future. So Is the $10 Billion Voice Fraud Industry.

By | May 31, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Every year, Mary Meeker presents the most influential report on internet trends from the previous year. Just out today, the information-packed 355-slide presentation can now be found online. One of the bigger trends it pinpoints? Thanks to mobile, voice interfaces are on the rise:…

Ecosystems

Virtual Reality Companies Are Primed To Make A Big Push In 2017

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Virtual Reality is slowly making a leap to mainstream markets. Thanks to the Samsung VR and the Oculus by Facebook, the general public is suddenly more accepting of a world existing through the screen of a smartphone. Virtual Reality Interest Although games are the…

Marketing

Influencer Marketing Isn’t a Gold Rush

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm

I saw a headline in Forbes.com that made me cringe. It read, “The Influencer Marketing Gold Rush is Coming: Are You Prepared?” I wasn’t surprised at all by the article. After all, AdWeek reported that according to the latest Tomoson poll, over 60% of…

Office Tour

Inside WeWork’s Atlanta Buckhead Location [Photos]

By | Jul 6, 2016 at 11:00 am

In WeWork‘s strive for coworking world domination, the company valued at $16 billion has opened up a recent spot in Atlanta’s Buckhead region. Located in Tower Place, the 27,000-square-foot coworking space features desk space stretched across two floors. Per WeWork norm, the Tower Place…

Diversity

Read a Harrowing Account of a Poor, Black Coding Student’s Encounter with the Law

By | Apr 1, 2016 at 1:50 pm

There’s an appeal that comes along with being part of tech culture – you’re able to be at the forefront of change and creativity, helping to bring some of the world’s leading innovations to life. But when you’re a marginalized person – especially a…

.CO

RealStarter.Co: A Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform [VIDEO]

By | Mar 31, 2016 at 2:15 pm

At SXSW this year we had the chance to meet some really amazing .Co’s. One of them was RealStarter.Co, a real estate crowdfunding platform for investors, real estate promoters, developers, and anyone else who wants to get into the market. We had the opportunity to…

Diversity

Digitalundivided to Open Innovation Center for Black and Latina Women Founders

By | Mar 21, 2016 at 2:32 pm

This year at SXSW Interactive we heard from startups, saw products launch, and even had business lessons from Anthony Bourdain. Unfortunately much of this also has a common theme: a lack of diversity. However, on March 13 at SXSWi, digitalundivided (DID) once again broke free from…

Inspiration

Actor Chris Pratt Offers Inspiring Words via Instagram

By | Jan 31, 2016 at 12:36 pm

Actor Chris Pratt recently shared some inspirational thoughts at 3am after being up working for nearly 80 hours. You may know the 36-year-old actor from his time on the TV sitcom Parks & Recreation, as well as his leading roles in Guardians of the…

Announcements

Microsoft Azure Tour Offering Developers a Free Day of Cloud Training

By | Dec 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm

According to some analysts and industry leaders, more than a quarter of applications will be available via the cloud by 2020. Additionally, by 2018, it’s approximated that there will be 8.2 billion active mobile devices around the world (that’s more than the current world…

Startups & Apps

Fête Attempts to Understand the Psychology of Events

By | Nov 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Interacting with other people face-to-face is considered the best way to communicate for many people. Why would you want to talk on the phone, email, or video conference when you could simply meet up and talk over coffee? It’s more relaxing, there’s less data…

Ecosystems

4 Ways Atlanta Is Becoming a Silicon Valley Competitor

By | Aug 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Everyone knows that some of the world’s largest technology corporations reside in the Silicon Valley of California, and it’s hard to compete with the area’s wealth. However, the Bay area isn’t the only United States tech hub. Atlanta, Georgia is also a major player…

Startups & Apps

Monsieur Disrupts Cocktail Industry with Robotic Dispenser

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

We here at Tech.Co love our cocktails. Therefore it is only apropos that I take the opportunity to introduce you to Monsieur.co, an automated, self service, bartending machine. Founder Barry Givens hatched the idea for an automatic drink dispenser while waiting almost two hours for drinks at a…

Business

Boosting the Prospecting Process With the Right Tools

By | May 12, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Why do salespeople hate prospecting? What is so terrible with this necessary “evil”? People do not like exposure, something that comes with prospecting – after all, it involves calling strangers and telling them about a company that is new to them, selling a product…

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