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The Harbor Announces CoHort 8 Accelerator in Charleston

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

This week Charleston’s nonprofit accelerator announced the latest startups to join their 14-week program. Dubbed CoHort 8, eight new startups from the Charleston area will gain mentorship, weekly courses, a free workspace, and various additional resources to support and fuel their growth. In addition…

Space

How to Watch This Month’s Total Solar Eclipse and Not Go Blind

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm

On Monday, August 21st, America will be front and center for the next total solar eclipse. This means that for anyone that lives within the umbra, the shadowy path created by the moon, will get to fully experience this historic event. For those outside…

Programming education

Coding School Iron Yard to Shutter

By | Jul 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In a surprise announcement made this week, South Carolina based coding school Iron Yard announced its plans to shutter the business. Launched four years ago, Iron Yard has since expanded to 15 different locations across the nation, which was in part fueled by a…

Ecosystems

This Couplepreneur is Helping Charleston Startups Attract Funding

By | Jul 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm

When Belinda and Jake Hare founded Launchpeer a few years ago, they weren’t sure if they could make it. Charleston’s tech scene was still emerging and finding new business was an uphill battle. Growth wasn’t happening and revenue was so low that they drained…

Trends

How Your Brand Can Succeed Through Trust, Transparency, and Exceptional Experiences

By | May 2, 2017 at 2:20 pm

America has become more polarized than ever, and technology is at the forefront of both problem and solution. Between fake news deceiving viewers, non-transparent monopolies keeping consumers in the dark, and political bubbles making progress impossible, it’s easy to become distracted or even confused…

Events

DIG SOUTH: South East’s Largest Tech Conference Returns This Month

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The Southeast isn’t exactly known for it’s booming tech sectors; however, if there is one thing the reporters for Tech.Co know well, it’s that innovation can come from anywhere and at anytime. DIG SOUTH Innovation Conference (Icon), is the culmination of said concept where…

Diversity

The Male Perspective on Women in Tech: Genuinely Caring, Careful, and Oblivious?

By | Mar 31, 2017 at 3:30 pm

This week, Charleston Women in Tech, a meetup style group, organized a panel to discuss the male’s perspective of women in tech. The panel consisted of men in leadership positions within tech-focused organizations. At first glance, the panel sounded like the event was designed…

Trends

Amazon Prime Day Creates Negative Impact on Smaller Competing Retailers

By | Jul 15, 2016 at 12:30 pm

The results are in: Amazon’s Prime Day was a tremendous success. In what Amazon Prime Vice President Greg Greeley is calling the “biggest day in the history of Amazon,” the company is reporting 60 percent growth in sales this year (50 percent in the…

Events

Scholarship System and Good Done Great Win DIG SOUTH Pitch Competitions

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

To kick off DIG SOUTH’s venture and demo day, there were several pitch competitions designed to bring attention to budding startups throughout the Southern states. Between Cohort 5 and Wild Pitch, Scholarship Systems and Good Done Great took home their respective wins. DIG SOUTH…

Events

These Southern Startups Are Duking It Out at DIG SOUTH

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 10:15 am

Today in Charleston, SC, DIG SOUTH officially kicks off. And, with it, several organizations from the southern states will be going head-to-head in a series of pitch competitions. From local organizations to reverse pitches, DIG SOUTH will throw a spotlight on lesser known startups….

Healthy Entrepreneur

8 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Manage Their Evenings

By | Apr 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm

As entrepreneurs there are a lot of mixed messages out there. You’re often told you should be constantly “crushing it”; that working through the night is a badge of honor and just part of the reality leading up to success; and that you should…

Conferences

DIG SOUTH Is the Playground of Tech Festivals

By | Mar 22, 2016 at 11:28 am

Tech startups and companies are not often synonymous with the Southeast. Down here we have amazing food, wonderful people, and historic cities, but we’re often not recognized like California, New York, or even DC. However, that is starting to change and DIG SOUTH is the…

Ecosystems

Why is Everybody so Amped on Charleston’s Tech Ecosystem?

By | May 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

On a very base level, what’s one thing that big tech hubs like New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC can’t competitively offer? The answer is a lot simpler than you might think: sunshine. Sure, each of these cities has its respective times of…

Who is Charleston’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

By | Sep 10, 2014 at 8:54 pm

Hello Charleston, it’s time to choose your city’s hottest startup! It won’t be an easy decision, but we broke it down for you so you just need to choose one startup below to represent your city during Tech Cocktail’s Celebrate Conference in Las Vegas….

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