Gear & Gadgets

Take Flight With The Sky Viper m200 Nano Drone [Review]

By | Jul 5, 2016 at 2:30 pm

With so many drone makers on the market, it’s hard to figure out which one to buy. In our continued effort to find the best quadcopter, we tested the Sky Viper m200 nano, the smallest in Sky Viper’s four drone lineup. Built to be…

Funding

Loot Crate Raises $18.5M to Get More Loot Into the Hands of Nerds

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 7:30 pm

This week the popular Los Angeles, CA-based ecommerce subscription company Loot Crate announced the successful close of a $18.5 million Series A fund. Loot Crate is monthly subscription that provides toys, accessories, swag and apparel based on pop culture, games, and other nerd related…

Startups & Apps

GIBLIB Makes Surgical Education Easier Than Ever

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Did you know that approximately 4,000 preventable mistakes occur in surgery every year, resulting in about $1.3 billion in malpractice lawsuits? That’s right, apparently the skilled surgeons rooting around in your stomach are not only falling asleep at the wheel, but they are also…

Gear & Gadgets

360fly Raises $40M, Launches 360 Live Stream 4K Camera

By | May 26, 2016 at 8:00 am

This year is a big one for virtual reality and those who are creating content for it. This month, 360fly announced two major milestones for the hardware vendor: the successful close of a $40 million Series C round and the launch of their newest…

Startups & Apps

Turn Yourself Into a Hologram with HOLLAGRAM

By | May 21, 2016 at 12:23 pm

About a year ago we introduced you to VNTANA, an Los Angeles, CA-based startup that wanted to leverage hologram technology to help celebrities and brands use holograms to entertain and engage their followers and fans. They have introduced their technology to venues all over…

Startups & Apps

CamFind Makes the World a Giant Store

By | Apr 4, 2016 at 3:47 pm

It has happened to everybody: going through a place that has some nice furniture or seeing an advert where the model is wearing some nice clothes,  and wishing you can know how much those items cost and where to buy them. Sure, it’s possible…

Funding

Secure Enterprise Sharing Provider CapLinked Announces $3.5M Round

By | Jan 19, 2016 at 9:53 am

CapLinked, a secure enterprise sharing and storage provider, today has announced a new round of funding totaling $3.5 million. The round is led by Subtraction Capital, and includes investments from PayPal co­founder Peter Thiel, Indicator Ventures, and venture debt lender Western Technology Investment (WTI)….

Education

Tutors App: Flexible Tutoring Whenever You Need It

By | Dec 7, 2015 at 5:00 pm

We talk a lot about college entrepreneurs here at Tech.Co, but what about the younger generations? That’s right, I’m referring to high school students. Specifically, two high school seniors in LA, Dillon Rosenblatt and Tyler Makhani, recently built out an app called Tutors, a…

Social Good

Watch an Ad, Help a Nonprofit Out

By | Nov 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm

It’s a fact: young people are becoming more socially conscious these days. Speaking as one of them, we want to buy from brands that represent our values and give back to the community in some way, even if it’s just a few dollars donated…

Ecosystems

Los Angeles’s Secret to Startup Success

By | Nov 12, 2015 at 10:12 am

When Los Angeles, CA was listed as the fastest-growing tech startup region in 2014, many guesses were raised about the root cause of its success. Could it be the large number of new companies? Is it the culture or community atmosphere? But trying to…

Entertainment

Wisecrack’s Entrepreneurial Journey Led to a YouTube Gold Mine

By | Nov 5, 2015 at 3:16 pm

When Jacob Salamon and Jared Bauer met each other freshman year at UT-Austin, they were sitting in an astronomy class. As the two got to talking, it came out that Salamon was in the business school while Bauer attended the film school. They became…

Hardware

Meater Helps you Get a Perfect Steak, Every Time

By | Oct 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

If you’ve got even a modicum of grilling experience under your belt, then you know it only takes a few moments of inattention to totally ruin a good cut of meat. In my opinion, one of the best tools you can have aside from…

Tips & How To’s

9 Wi-Fi Speed Hacks for L.A. Dwellers (and beyond!)

By | Sep 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Living under the sunny skies of Los Angeles comes with many perks, but fast Wi-Fi isn’t always one of them. You’d think in a town where heavy hitters like Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft have a base of operations, the Wi-Fi speeds would be better…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: Mobile Therapy

By | Sep 25, 2015 at 4:00 pm

From apps to hardware, to KickStarter successes and international startups, we’re inching closer to finding out who will take home the title of Startup of the Year competition at our annual Celebrate Conference in October. Among the dozens of participants that applied for the online competitions, only…

Entertainment Industry

Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm

LinkedIn is by far the world’s largest professional network with more than 380 million members in over 200 countries and territories. But it isn’t meeting the needs of everyone, leading to the creation of several sites positioning themselves as the go-to professional network for…

Dev & Design

Citrusbyte Wants the World to Build Better Software

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 10:00 am

I think that the value of a well-built API is somewhat underrated these days. I’m not saying that people don’t appreciate them – I just think that they’ve become so commonplace we tend to forget just how much they simplify life for a lot…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: Picking Duck

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm

From apps to hardware, to KickStarter successes and international startups, we’re inching closer to finding out who will take home the title of Startup of the Year at our annual Tech.Co Celebrate Conference in October. Among the participants that applied for the online competitions, only a…