Test My Tech Gives Recruiters Tools to Make Good Tech Hires

By | Oct 31, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Based out of the Innovation Pavilion in Centennial, Colorado, Test My Tech has been focusing their entrepreneurial efforts on the recruiting and hiring world. Granted, they’re not out to shift any major paradigms, but they’re making it easier for companies to hire for job…



SlamData Allows You to Easily Run Analytics on MongoDB Using SQL

By | Oct 31, 2014 at 2:30 pm

MongoDB is a widely popular tool for developers – it gives them the ability to store data structures in a way that allows for greater flexibility for building and deploying applications. The issue, however, comes into play when companies want to access that data and…



Why Wait for Google Inbox When MailDeck Already Offers a Tailored Email Experience?

By | Oct 30, 2014 at 7:00 am

Inbox! Inbox! Since the release of Google Inbox, I feel like talk of its features – and from whom one can score an invite – is one of the most prioritized topics among a certain subset of my social network (i.e. the tech/Internet/startup circle of…



Cloud Elements Learns from Developer Users and Offers Single API Integration

By | Oct 29, 2014 at 10:00 am

Last month, Tech Cocktail headed to Denver to host our Denver Mixer & Startup Showcase Sponsored by Denver Startup Week. At the end of this exciting evening, Cloud Elements took home the title of “Best Pitch.” The company was founded in 2012 and was…

Startups & Apps


My Dealer Service Helps Build Consumer Confidence in Auto Service

By | Oct 28, 2014 at 11:00 pm

My Dealer Service, a web-based app that works on all smartphones and mimics the look and feel of a native smartphone app, gives customers real-time updates—via text and/or email—on the status of their vehicle while it is at a service department for repair. After…



Strive: Connecting Independent Contractors on the Go

By | Oct 27, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Job hunting is difficult for everyone, for both job-seekers and even employees. When it comes to finding a reliable contractors and freelancers, that is recommendation-based process. Denver-based startup Strive a location-based intuitive app that connects employers with employees, and customers with contractors. The idea for…



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…



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…



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


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…



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…



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…



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…

Startups & Apps


Plink Gives You Gift Cards and Airline Miles Just for Using Your Credit Card

By | Oct 1, 2013 at 9:00 am

If you have a credit or debit card, signing up for Plink should be a no-brainer. Once you hook up Plink to your card, it will start recording purchases you make at participating stores, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Sears, and Kmart. In return, you get…