Profiles

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…

Travel

Drone Taxis to Start Testing in Las Vegas

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Drones have been the focus of a lot of talk in recent years. Whether it be their questionable use to invade privacy or their military involvement, no drone goes un-judged for long. This could not be more true for the new single-person transportation system…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

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…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

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…

Sharing Economy

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…

Art

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…

Partnership

Local Motors Creates R&D Lab Via UNLV Partnership

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The world’s first 3D printed car has already been made – it’s happened, and it’s called The Strati. Local Motors first developed the initial schematics for the vehicle in June 2014, and ever since then they’ve been working to optimize the design: the team…

FinTech

Time Is Money: Leveraging Today’s Services to Be More Productive

By | May 21, 2016 at 7:45 pm

Time is money. Today we’re able to leverage various tools and services to be more efficient, and in doing so creates more time for us to make money. How many times have we all heard the phrase “time is money”? What does that actually…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

15 Tips to Maximize Your Conference Experiences

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 8:00 am

In a given year there are countless conferences happening across US tech ecosystems – more than you and I know about, guaranteed. I’m talking everything from niche developer gatherings all the way up to SXSW and CES. A big part of my job is…

Business

Hyperloop One’s Las Vegas Desert Test Site Facility [PHOTOS]

By | May 12, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Yesterday, at a remote location in the northern Las Vegas desert, Hyperloop One performed its first public test of their propulsion system, which will ultimately be used for an entirely new type of transportation. The event was attended by media, investors, partners and friends of Hyperloop One. I was…

Business

Hyperloop One 1st Public Propulsion Test A Success [Video]

By | May 11, 2016 at 8:05 pm

Today I attended the first public propulsion test of Hyperloop One at their test site in northern Las Vegas. This was the first successful public test of this nature for the company that just yesterday announced a name change, new partners, and a new round of funding. The…

Business

Hyperloop One Announces Rebrand, Partners, and $80 Million Funding

By | May 10, 2016 at 10:09 pm

Imagine if you could travel from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 20 minutes. That’s the dream of a hyperloop, an idea conceived by Elon Musk. Today, in downtown Las Vegas at a press and investor event, Hyperloop Technologies shared some exciting updates which included the…

Acquisition

Zirtual To Be Acquired By Startups.co, Resume Service

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 9:56 pm

On Monday morning employees and clients of Zirtual received a rude awakening when they received an email stating that the company paused all operations. Citing financial issues, the company effectively terminated all employees, and clients were left with few answers. This evening, Zirtual CEO and Founder Maren Donovan…

Celebration

The Key to Diversity is in Human Connection

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 11:00 am

We’ve all stood witness to a very interesting, cultural shift across the tech landscape in the US recently. At this point, the lack of diversity in tech isn’t news, but we’ve perhaps reached a tipping point where people have stopped talking about it and actually…

Breaking News

Zirtual Abruptly Pauses Service

By | Aug 10, 2015 at 4:33 pm

This morning, Zirtual sent out two emails stating that they will immediately pause service. Without warning, this leaves their clients with many questions and very few answers, and employees wondering if they will still have a job. At this time their site is redirecting…

.CO

Hint’s CEO Talks Beginnings, Evolving Business [VIDEO]

By | May 2, 2016 at 11:26 am

Each year, Tech.co is able to gather a group of talented entrepreneurs and startups in the Las Vegas area to celebrate their success in our Celebrate event. Here, we’re lucky enough to hear the stories of those who have endured and want to not…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Indicard and Text Safe Teens Win Las Vegas’ Startup of the Year

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 5:11 pm

Last night in Las Vegas, folks from across the Las Vegas Valley (and even several visitors from other cities) gathered downtown at the Gold Spike for the Las Vegas Startup of the Year Competition & Mixer. Local sponsor Work In Progress, a coworking space…