Gear & Gadgets

Bambinos! Wants to Change Family Dynamics at the Dinner Table

By | Oct 27, 2014 at 10:00 am

Studies have shown that children who eat regular family meals tend to have lower rates of obesity and eat more nutritiously. By eating in an family friendly environment, “their meals tended to have a warmer, more communicative atmosphere.” But any parent (and restaurant server)…

Entertainment

NBA Star Ty Lawson Launches Bottles Waiting App to Improve Club Experience

By | Oct 24, 2014 at 9:00 am

We may never be royals, but we sure can have some fun like one! The perfect night out means no hassles, at least that’s what NBA Star Ty Lawson and partners plan with the launch of Bottles Waiting app. The app aims wants to reshape how…

Events

Denver’s Hottest Showcasing Startups Are…

By | Sep 22, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Amidst the hype of the Denver Broncos having a regular season rematch of last year’s Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks, Tech Cocktail traveled to the Mile High City for our Mixer & Startup Showcase to find the Hottest Showcasing Startup. With the help of…

Events

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

By | Sep 11, 2014 at 10:58 am

Hi Denver, Tech Cocktail wants your vote for your city’s hottest startup. The winner will be announced at the upcoming Mixer and Startup Showcase at Denver Startup Week event on Sept. 18th at Cowboy Lounge. This event is a great opportunity for you to hear about…

Events

Denver Startup Week: The Intersection of Community and Entrepreneurial Spirit

By | Sep 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm

This is a sponsored post by Denver Startup Week, and we’d like to thank them for all of their support! Pure magic is happening in Denver. Three years ago a group of entrepreneurs, business owners, city leaders and volunteers led by Ben Deda, Tami…

Funding

Galvanize Raises $18 Million, Announces National Expansion Efforts

By | Jun 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Built In Colorado today reported that Glavanize has made the decision to expand nationally following an $18 million funding round. The plan as set forth by Jim Deters, Founder of Galvanize, is to expand gSchool offerings, revamp the San Francisco SoMa office, and open…

Startup

Advlo: Adventure Travel Startup Launches Self-Starter

By | May 21, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Jon Maser was in southern Vietnam last year when he was looking for an inexpensive place to windsurf. Despite the country’s low cost of living and other affordable attractions, the tour operators were charging high prices and Maser chose to look for other options….

Social Good

Train Hard and Raise Funds for Charity with Frundraise

By | May 14, 2014 at 11:19 am

Charity – you can either contribute money or take some of your precious time and donate it. But how many people can support charity events regularly? Wouldn’t it be great if you were able to back the charity events for your favorite causes while…

Challenge Cup

For The Challenge Cup Tour, Denver Offered A Fantastic Landscape

By | Mar 6, 2014 at 4:25 pm

We followed 1776’s Challenge Cup Tour as they lead us around the globe and across 16 different cities. Each new destination brought with it a crop of passionate entrepreneurs operating in a unique landscape that fuels their entrepreneurial spirit. The entrepreneurs in Denver are…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Meet The Challenge Cup Denver’s Hottest Showcasing Startups [Reader’s Choice]

By | Jan 30, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Last week was the Challenge Cup Denver’s Regional competition, held at Galvanize.  Dozens of startups delivered their one-minute pitch on stage to a panel of judges, where one company from each category would emerge as the winner and move onto the final round. In the spirit…

Challenge Cup

Four Winners Emerge from The Mile High City: Highlights From Challenge Cup Denver

By | Jan 24, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Last night, 1776’s Challenge Cup headed to Galvanize in Denver, Colorado to uncover a new batch of standout startups in Education, Energy, Health, and Smart Cities. More than twenty startups presented their one-minute pitches onstage to a panel of ten judges.  The top two…

Challenge Cup

Who are the Challenge Cup Denver’s Hottest Showcasing Startups? [POLL]

By | Jan 20, 2014 at 3:04 pm

In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On January 23rd, Challenge Cup will bring the excitement to Denver,…

Cannabis

Pot Goes Digital With The Cannabist by The Denver Post Covering Marijuana Culture In Colorado

By | Dec 30, 2013 at 7:46 pm

Times are a changing in Colorado. On January 1, 2014 the state of Colorado will legalize marijuana for recreational sales. With this change, the Denver Post wasted no time by launching a new digital brand and website called The Cannabist to cover the Colorado…

Travel

FlyinAway Helps Give Air Travelers More Control

By | Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00 am

I’ve been of the opinion that things were as good as they were ever going to get as far as booking air travel online.  The prices were set by those with powers way beyond my own, and no matter what “tips” I tried, getting…

Gear & Gadgets

Flip-Pal is Ushering in the Next Generation of Scanning Technology

By | Oct 7, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Most of the 110 million households in the United States have photos, documents, personal records, coins, medals, fabric, art, and other keepsakes scattered in boxes, drawers, photo albums, and remote locations.  These items are left disorganized, aging, and unprotected from the elements and unfortunately do not…

Productivity

How to Align Employees with Your Company’s Vision

By | Oct 3, 2013 at 9:30 am

Without a goal, a company has no direction. Goals are the map that keeps everyone on course, and startups and corporations alike have figured that out. But according to the data, many company maps are gathering dust, discarded and useless. As Kapta CEO Alex…

Gear & Gadgets

Use A TabletTail and Stop Adjusting Your Body to Technology

By | Oct 2, 2013 at 3:00 pm

My university screenwriting professor gave me some simple, but pertinent advice one day when I asked him what to do with my English degree. Creatives and artists live very different lives than the rest of the population, he said. In order to succeed, we…