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Anthony Bourdain’s Business Model: Don’t Give a F*ck

By | Mar 14, 2016 at 6:21 pm

Anthony Bourdain says that he jokes that not giving a fuck has been a good business model for him, but more often than not it has turned out to be true. He says he wrote his first book, Kitchen Confidential, under the assumption that…

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At SXSW, a Future Dedicated to Autonomous Vehicles

By | Mar 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm

The future is here, and not surprisingly, it was all over SXSW Interactive. One of the biggest trends we saw at SXSW was conversations and exhibitions around autonomous vehicles. Now, we know that companies and researchers have been testing self-driving cars for a while, but it…

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You’ve Probably Been A/B Testing Wrong All Along

By | Mar 13, 2016 at 10:58 am

If you do a lot of A/B testing in your company, congratulations! Analytics are very important when it comes to figuring out the right way to engage your audience and get them to ultimately buy whatever it is your selling. But now for some…

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Culture Shift: Rise of Public Markets and Food Halls

By | Mar 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm

There used to be hundreds of public markets in NYC. Now there are none. There used to be 1,200 butchers in NYC, now there are…well I’m not quite sure the answer to that, but it’s way less than 1,200. Post-WWII saw the death of…

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Authenticity Is Key When Marketing to Girls

By | Mar 12, 2016 at 1:13 pm

There is so much that can be said about how gender is portrayed in the media. We could go even deeper and talk about how gender is understood and interpreted by our culture and society, but that’s another conversation for another time.  Right now…

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Why It’s Still a Good Idea to Have Your Company at SXSW

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 7:35 pm

At SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! While it’s easy to make fun of SXSW – the pointlessness of it all, or the belief that it’s just a giant party with no particular aim – the annual event in Austin,…

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Leveraging Technology to Foster New Love for Outdoors

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 5:47 pm

Traditionally the world has been divided into two types of people: those who are outdoorsy and those who aren’t. We’ve all seen photographs in outdoor magazines of adventurers scaling cliffs and kayaking over waterfalls. Those photographs can be somewhat alienating and make us ask, is…

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At SXSW, Obama Calls for More Civic Engagement in Digital Age

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 5:04 pm

President Barack Obama made his inaugural appearance at this year’s SXSW to discuss the importance of utilizing today’s digital tools and technological advancements to greatly improve and support civic engagement. Sitting with Evan Smith of The Texas Tribune, the President talked over many topics,…

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Grab Some Tacos with Google Cloud at SXSW

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 4:15 pm

Going to SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! One of my favorite parts of SXSW are the connections made. Whether you are a startup or a goliath like Google, there are endless opportunities to get face time with the people…

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Product Hunt’s Ryan Hoover on Future of Products

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 3:47 pm

Product Hunt is the fastest growing site and community of entrepreneurs, techies, marketers, and everyone in between. For those unfamiliar with Product Hunt, it’s a collaborative platform where people curate some of the best products on the Web. Using a simple upvote, products get…

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5 Emerging Real Estate Markets In 2016

By | Mar 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The real estate industry emerged more than ever last year and the trend is predicted to see a rise in 2016 as well. With several investment laws changing the prices of global industry getting stable this year, there has been almost no effect to…

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Here’s Your Chance to Meet with Some of the Best Mentors at SXSW

By | Mar 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Going to SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! Are you heading to SXSW in the next couple days? Do you already have your “must do” list of events, panels, speakers, and parties? Well you should probably revisit that list and…

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Here Are 5 Ways to Connect with Global Innovators at SXSW Interactive

By | Mar 8, 2016 at 10:00 am

Going to SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! Over the past several years, SXSW Interactive has become a great place to connect with globally-minded innovators.  After seeing President Obama’s opening SXSW keynote, consider these 5 ways to connect with globally-minded startup communities, corporations…

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DC-Area Tech Companies Set to Invade SXSW

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Going to SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! In just a few days, startups and technologists from Washington, DC and Northern Virginia will embark on the annual journey to Austin, Texas. The DMV crew will be met by other…

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Austin’s Best Local Spots to Check Out While at SXSW

By | Mar 7, 2016 at 9:00 am

For the thousands of entrepreneurs and tech employees planning to descend on my beloved home of Austin, TX on March 10 for SXSW Interactive: welcome! Honestly, despite the challenges of adding 40,000+ people to downtown Austin for a week, it’s an honor to be the…

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Top 5 Mobile Trends to Watch Out for at SXSW

By | Mar 2, 2016 at 4:13 pm

Going to SXSWi 2016? Consider coming out to one of Tech.Co’s many events! For many in the tech industry, SXSW is an event where many of the year’s upcoming mobile trends display themselves in the form of various product launches and announcements. From startups…

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Last-Minute Travel App Overnight Closes Seed Round, Launches in Austin, TX

By | Feb 25, 2016 at 10:31 am

If you’ve ever asked the question “where’s the Airbnb for people who don’t like to plan?” I actually have an answer for you. The answer is Overnight, a new mobile-first travel app that connects last minute travelers to hosts who can provide same-day accommodations. Overnight, which…