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Creating a Diverse Tech Ecosystem with Melinda Briana Epler

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 5:47 pm

Even as major players like Google and Twitter have made efforts to create a more diverse work culture and hire more underrpresented population, the numbers remain abysmal for women and people of color in tech. There’s been a lot of conversation around diversity in startup…

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There’s No Question About it: The Accelerator is Evolving

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 3:31 pm

At some point in their lifespan, most startup companies have to consider if joining an accelerator is the right move for them. Given that there’s been a major influx of accelerators over the last few years, some reports saying that the numbers are doubling at…

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The Internet of Things Explained by Maria Thomas

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 3:23 pm

You hear so much about the Internet of Things (IoT) from tech blogs and journalists, including It’s a buzz topic for sure, but still shrouded in a lot of mystery for many of us. Even as new devices and products are getting “smart”– home…

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Know Your Value When Starting a Partnership for Your Business

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 2:21 pm

You’ve heard the saying “no man is an island?” Well, the same goes for startups. Despite the image of the lone-wolf entrepreneur, the truth is that no business can succeed alone, and partnerships can speed the growth of a startup, especially in its early…

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Read About This Year’s Northern Region ‘Startup of the Year’ Semifinalists

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 10:00 pm

After spending months on the road going around the country, looking for this year’s best companies to compete in Tech.Co’s Celebrate Startup Tour, we’ve finally arrived at the Semifinal round in Downtown Las Vegas. At this year’s Celebrate 2015, 52 startups from around the…

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Meet the Celebrate 2015 Western Region Startup of the Year Semifinalists

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm

We’re coming at you from Downtown Vegas on the first day of Celebrate 2015. Over the last few months we’ve been touring, searching for candidates who could potentially become this year’s Startup of the Year. Tomorrow, Monday, October 5, we’ll be hosting 52 companies….

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Guide to Downtown Las Vegas for Celebrate 2015

By | Oct 4, 2015 at 1:06 am

This week, hundreds of innovators, investors, thought-leaders, creatives, and media will descend on downtown Las Vegas for our 3rd annual conference, Celebrate 2015, our tech conference created to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship around the country. Speakers include Jermaine Dupri, Kara Goldin, Tony Hsieh, Danielle Morrill,…


Build Your Network and Build Your Business at The Mill

By | Sep 25, 2015 at 5:00 pm

In February of 2014 The Mill, an accelerator in Downtown Las Vegas, funded their first startup founders with $5,000. It was the start of something great – it was the first step towards building a strong community around The Mill’s central philosophy: create a…

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Sneak Peek: Check Out Our Celebrate 2015 Epic Office Hours

By | Sep 25, 2015 at 12:30 pm

The first day of fall was only a few days ago, which means October is right around the corner. Stores are putting out the Halloween candy, the leaves are changing colors, and our annual Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference is fast approaching. We’re hosting Celebrate…


5 Fantastic Foodie Apps for the Life is Beautiful Festival

By | Sep 25, 2015 at 11:00 am

Fascinating speakers and great bands are two reasons to check out the Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival this weekend in Las Vegas. But for some of us, it’s all about the food. Foodies at Life is Beautiful will have the opportunity to nosh your…


The 5 Gadgets You Need for the Life Is Beautiful Festival

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Over the next three days visionaries, artists, and musicians will join forces in Las Vegas for the Life is Beautiful Festival. On Friday, September 25 you can enjoy the music of Stevie Wonder and Major Lazer, learn from Bill Nye and Tony Hsieh, and…


LaunchKey Rolls Out a New WordPress Security Plugin

By | Sep 23, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Did you know that nearly 25 percent of the internet runs on WordPress? Just to put it in perspective, that’s about 74,000,000 different websites all running the engine – it’s pretty staggering to think about. Like any website on the internet, WordPress sites can…


From Bill Nye to Rosario Dawson, Here’s the People Worth Seeing at Life is Beautiful Fest

By | Sep 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm

While this year’s Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival will include everything from Stevie Wonder and Duran Duran to Kendrick Lamar and Porter Robinson (and our CEO Frank Gruber’s favorite twenty one pilots), the weekend will also give attendees an opportunity to hear…

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Celebrate 2015: Excursions Extraordinaire for Our Attendees

By | Sep 18, 2015 at 11:00 am

Our third annual Celebrate Conference is right around the corner. As you might know by this point, we’ve built it as a three-day journey that brings a lively mix of startup founders, entrepreneurs, investors, accelerators, educators, and technophiles from around the world together. All…

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Our Celebrate 2015 Workshops, Unveiled!

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm

It’s official: we’re only weeks away from the kickoff of our third annual Celebrate Conference in Downtown Las Vegas on October 4! We’ve got a riveting schedule of sessions, keynote speakers, and startup competitions for all of our attendees, but that’s not all we…

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Finally! Uber Officially Taps Las Vegas Market

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In May I wrote an article that Nevada might finally be getting Uber, but details about the ride sharing platform’s expansion were still a bit unclear. That is, it was equally probably that they either got approved or got the axe (for the second…


Fancy Schmancy Art, Shipped Right to Your Front Door

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Everybody has that one friend they walk through life with, your best bud. These are the people who help you move when nobody else will, they sit up for hours with you getting drunk and talking about life, and they’re the people who would lie down…