Dabble: The Marketplace to Teach Your Passion [VIDEO]

By | Dec 18, 2015 at 10:30 am

Ever since I first saw Anchorman in theaters, the word dabble has been an extensive part of my vocabulary. For all of you who don’t know which scene I’m referencing, it’s when Veronica Corningstone asks if Ron Burgundy plays the jazz flute, and he…


IADB Can Build You a Website in Less Than 90 Seconds [VIDEO]

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Anybody can start a website these days – it’s one of the many benefits to living in a technology-focused world. However, maintaining a website becomes an entirely different beast to manage in its own right. That is, a lot of people settle for a template…


For People Spread, It’s All About Word of Mouth Marketing [VIDEO]

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

When you ask a startup what their plan for marketing is, a lot of times you’ll hear that they’re budgeting thousands of dollars to help spread the word about their idea or product. However, we see a lot of startups also go the route…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Payments Don’t Have to Be Boring [VIDEO]

By | Nov 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Payment processing integration for startups can be a nightmare sometimes, but we wanted to help remind everybody that it doesn’t have to be. In fact, payments can be incredibly fun – it’s all about how you look at it. At Celebrate 2015 we invited Sneha…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

What the Hell Are ‘Exponential Organizations’? [VIDEO]

By | Nov 23, 2015 at 9:00 am

Back in October during Celebrate 2015, Tech Wildcatters cofounder and managing partner Gabriella Draney hosted a fireside chat with Rokk3r Labs’s Cofounder and CEO Nabyl Charania. During the chat, Draney put Charania to the task of explaining a topic near and dear to him:…

Celebrate 2015

The Five Finalists Pitch at Celebrate 2015

By | Nov 22, 2015 at 11:15 am

Tech.co spent 2015 scouring the globe in search of the best startup. We held competitions in dozens of cities and selected finalists from each of these cities to compete at Celebrate 2015 in Las Vegas. The Celebrate conference capped off with the top five…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Local Motors is the Motor of a Local Economy [VIDEO]

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00 pm

What is it that makes Local Motors a truly local company? When we spoke with Jay Rogers at Celebrate 2015 he answered this question, and his answer centered on the fact that Local Motors doesn’t like to wave a flag of American manufacturing. In…

Celebrate 2015

Tony Hsieh Talks Downtown Project & Company Culture

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 9:00 am

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh (who’s currently living in an Airstream trailer as part of a community experiment) started out with a five-year plan when he first made Las Vegas’ Downtown Project a reality. Now three-and-a-half years into the plan, he sits down with Tech.Co’s…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Jermaine Dupri Wants to See if He Can Use All of His Brain [VIDEO]

By | Nov 14, 2015 at 12:02 pm

Jermaine Dupri started producing for hip-hop artists when he was a teenager and hit it big when he discovered Kris Kross in a shopping mall in Atlanta when he was 19. Since then he has worked with artists from Mariah Carey, to Weezer, to Lil Wayne. So…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Witness the Symbiosis Between Enterprises and Startups [VIDEO]

By | Nov 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Throughout various startup ecosystems across the US there are a lot of examples of startup companies working alongside enterprise corporations. It’s not uncommon by any means, and there’s a lot more to this symbiosis than acquisitions. On one end, you see the enterprise provide access…

Celebrate 2015

Lauren Fritsch Delves Into Customer Experience (CX) [VIDEO]

By | Nov 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Lauren Fritsch is the founder and CEO of The Coaching Collective, a boutique management consulting firm that focuses on the unique needs of fast-growing, privately-held small to mid-market companies.  Fritch has a decade of experience in consulting and brand strategy and her clients have included…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

“You’re the Heartbeat of Where Vegas is Going” [VIDEO]

By | Nov 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm

The very first speaker we had on the docket for our third annual Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference was none other than the twenty-second Mayor of Las Vegas, Mayor Carolyn Goodman. She took the stage like a gale force wind, which isn’t surprising given that…


Once Underground, Vegas to Launch Drone Racing Competition

By | Nov 6, 2015 at 8:00 am

Ever since the pod-racing scene in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, people have been itching to make the concept a reality. Due to advances in quadcopters, the dream is coming true. Underground drone racing is a relatively new sport taking over abandoned…

Product Launch

Local Motors Unveils LM3D Swim, First 3D-Printed Car Series

By | Nov 4, 2015 at 9:12 am

Leading up to Celebrate 2015 we spoke with Local Motors CEO Jay Rogers about the future of the company where he let us in on their upcoming Indiegogo campaign set for Spring 2016. As part of that campaign, this week the company announced the…


5 FinTech Trends to Watch in 2016

By | Nov 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Financial tech (FinTech) and the payments landscape is changing – and fast. For years, reputable entities such as McKinsey & Co. have documented the industry’s evolution. Recently, in its monthly global payments report, McKinsey determined that the industry will continue its growth after “an…


Are Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling or Skill-Based Contests? [Poll]

By | Oct 23, 2015 at 12:09 am

For those of you sports fans out there, you may have noticed that daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and Draft Kings have exploded onto the scene this season with huge investors and brands behind them (e.g. MLB, NFL, Fox Sports, The Kraft Group, etc). In 2006 lawmakers…


The Silicon Desert: 5 Reasons Startups Love Las Vegas

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Every tech entrepreneur wants to work in Silicon Valley, but not everyone has the capital to get started in the most cost-prohibitive area of the country. From California’s corporate taxes to the absurd cost of living, the West Coast poses a daunting challenge for…