SXSW

Austin

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…

SXSW

Austin

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 …

Ecosystems

Austin

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…

SXSW

Austin

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…

SXSW

Austin

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 …

SXSW

Austin

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…

Trends

Austin

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…

Product Launch

Austin

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 …

Events

Austin

Here Are Tech.Co’s SXSW Events to Add to Your Party List

By | Feb 23, 2016 at 11:10 am

Tech.Co is excited to announce that we’re heading to Austin, TX for our seventh South by Southwest (SXSW)! Since 2010, we’ve set up shop during this time-honored festival to host some of best and biggest events showcasing the most innovative startups from across the…

Accelerator

Austin

Techstars Austin Gets Bigger and Better With Each New Class

By | Jun 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Techstars has been making major headlines this week in the news with their recent acquisition of UP Global. In fact, there’s seldom a month where they’re not in the news for something innovative or exciting, but that’s what we’ve come to expect from one…

Ecosystems

Austin

Startups to Smart Grid: Austin’s Cleantech Economy

By | Jun 8, 2015 at 9:00 am

Long known as the dot of blue in a red state; Austin, Texas has always been a little more “down to earth”. With an economy with deep technology roots dating back to Dell’s early days and the semi-conductor boom in the 1990s, following the…

Startups & Apps

Austin

HipPocket Pivots to Focus on Real Estate Brokers

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm

All startups must pivot at some point in response to the market. Founders who use real data and objectively understand their user base make this move without fear. That is exactly what HipPocket cofounder James Bohan-Pitt did after Celebrate 2015 in September. In the…

Entrepreneur

Austin

This 9-Year-Old CEO Knows more about Cyber Security Than You Do

By | May 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Meet Reuben Paul. He has a black belt in in Kung-fu, is CEO and founder of Prudent Games inc., a gaming company that teaches users while they play, and very well established in the cyber security universe as “The RAPstar.” Oh and he’s only…

Startups & Apps

Austin

HoverStat: “Drone Automated Roof Inspections”

By | May 16, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Assessing roof damaging is can be long process for homeowners who want roof repairs. Most insurance adjusters can only assess two roofs a day and sometimes the reports aren’t accurate, but Leanne Eckelberg and Mark Saap have created a solution with their company called…

Accelerator

Austin

Seed Sumo Announces New Startup Accelerator Class

By | Apr 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Startup accelerator, Seed Sumo, announced the eight participating companies in its second annual year. The founders will participate in the three-month program starting May 20, which includes intensive mentoring, business model design, and a twist on demo day for investors. …

Ecosystems

Austin

Here’s Why Tech Startups Are Flocking to Austin

By | Apr 19, 2015 at 10:00 am

When most people think of the tech industry, they instantly visualize Silicon Valley. Although this area has been responsible for some of the most innovative technological changes of modern times, there is a new city that is well-poised to become Silicon Valley part two:…

Trends

Austin

Forget Holiday Cards, Send a Potato

By | Nov 27, 2015 at 11:02 am

During the holiday season everyone gets a barrage of holiday cards. If you’re like me, you open the card, read it, and then promptly throw it away. Occasionally there may be some money or a gift card between the card stock paper, but there…