Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

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 …

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

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 …

Sharing Economy

Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas

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…

FinTech

Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas

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 …

Business

Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas

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 …

Celebration

Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas

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…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

Find the Gandalf for Your Personal Startup Journey

By | Jul 21, 2015 at 8:00 am

One of my good friends loves to argue that every story idea has already been created and humanity will never know another original plot line. To say that this argument is wrong isn’t correct: rather, I’d call it misguided. That’s because, in the context…

Accelerator

Las Vegas

Iron Yard Ventures Announces Las Vegas Hospitality Accelerator

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 5:11 pm

If you’ve ever driven to Las Vegas, you know the euphoric feeling that accompanies the journey. When you see the light at the top of the Luxor Hotel & Casino piercing the dark desert sky, you know you have finally made it. And if you’re a…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

What do Celebrities and Entrepreneurs Have in Common?

By | Jul 9, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Ashton Kutcher, a man some have labeled not incorrectly as the godfather of the modern ‘celebrities in tech’ movement: When you bring up his name at any event in the tech world it’s sure to draw a crowd because the fact is, he’s been incredibly…