Hardware

I Made it, but Where the Heck did my Suitcase Go?

By | Jul 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Last September I took a flight path from Paris, France through Chicago to San Diego. I thought I would just knock it all out in one day because I really wanted to not travel all day back to back days. To say it was…

Ecosystems

Social Media Day South Florida Looks to Launch Miami to #1 Startup City

By | Jul 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Following the success of Social Media Day South Florida, which is recognized by Mashable as “one of the country’s largest Social Media Day meetups”, Adam Boalt, whose company LiveAnswer was a sponsor of the event, offered this recap: “In the summer of 2010, I…

Programming education

Miami’s Wyncode Academy Launches 6-Week iOS Development Course

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Wyncode Academy – South Florida’s very first coding school, announced yesterday the addition of a 6-week, part-time iOS development course that will be aimed at teaching students how to build iOS apps using Objective-C, Xcode IDE, Parse APIs, and Apple very own Swift. The…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Tour is Coming to Miami

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 10:00 am

Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition & Tour is going strong. So far we’ve hosted live events and competitions in multiple cities, and will be visiting more cities in the next months! On July 30th we will be making our appearance in Miami, sponsored by WeWork and Ford. WeWork…

Product Launch

Everybody Deserves Access to Mobile Banking

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 3:17 pm

Mobile banking might be an integral part of your day to day life, but there are a lot of people in the US that the Miami based Waleteros would classify as ‘underbanked’. These are people who don’t use or have a bank account and…

Startups & Apps

Nearest5: A Fresh New Way to Communicate

By | Jun 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Current social media platforms have taught us how we can get “followers” (Facebook, for example, gives you the option to “follow” or “unfollow” friends), but how about making new friends by doing the same as we used to: posting images and sharing our thoughts? Nearest5 aims…

Sponsored

What’s Driving WeWork’s Growth? Community and Collaboration

By | May 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Here at Tech.Co, we’ve looked extensively into coworking spaces. From a simple observation of whether a coworking space is right for your startup or helping you find the cheapest coworking option in your city, we’ve done and continue to do our best to make sure you’re as informed as…

Events

Rokk3r Labs Announces Exponential Organizations Workshop

By | May 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Award winning author, Founding Executive Director and current Global Ambassador of Singularity University, Salim Ismail, will host the Exponential Organizations Workshop on Monday, June 1 at the Idea Center at Miami Dade College, according to an announcement from Rokk3r Labs in Miami. The rapid pace…

Funding

Podcast Fans Rejoice! Radiotopia Raises $1M in Funding from Knight Foundation

By | May 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Whether it’s listening to Roman Mars discussing the history of the computer mouse on 99% Invisible, or sitting by my speakers (in a style reminiscent of early-20th century Americans) captivated by the most recent fictional tale in The Truth, Radiotopia has turned me into…

Funding

People As A Service Announces $425K Funding Round

By | May 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Miami-based startup People as a Service announced today that they have closed its latest funding round, raising $425,000 in total. The funding will allow the company to expand its cloud-based service that gives companies the right tools to complete tasks through a simplified delegation process of…

Ecosystems

Miami’s Tech Leaders Ask Mayor Gimenez for a Stronger Open Data Policy

By | May 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

This week, 59 members of Miami’s tech community signed a letter calling on Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez to introduce a robust open data policy for the county. The letter was sent on behalf of the signers by Code for Miami, a brigade of volunteers dedicated…

Ecosystems

Healthbox Launches Accelerator in Miami With 10 Health Startups

By | May 18, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Digital health accelerator Healthbox is launching its accelerator in Miami and it has announced 10 health startups that will be joining the eight week program. The Chicago-based accelerator has forged a long-term partnership with Florida Blue and now its holding company, GuideWell, and it will be rotating the program…

Programs & Resources

LaunchCode and The Idea Center at Miami Dade College to Offer Harvard-Based Computer Science Class

By | May 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Non-profit LaunchCode and The Idea Center at Miami Dade College have partnered to offer the introductory computer science course CS50xMiami to the Miami community following the Harvard and edX class’s success as a pilot program. LaunchCode co-founder Jim McKelvey announced that the class will…

Accelerator

Amadeus Launches New Program to Help Travel Startups

By | May 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, announced today the launch of “Amadeus for Startups,” a new program designed to equip travel startups in the North American marketplace with industry leading technology, expertise, and consultative support to navigate the complexities of…

Education

Juana La Iguana Launches App for Bilingual Toddlers

By | May 13, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Juana la Iguana has partnered with Rokk3r Labs to launch a new app to help children in preschool learn Spanish. Juana teaches Spanish vocabulary, as well as certain values to kids such as honesty, kindness, responsibility and loyalty through the use of repetition. The app, designed for children…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Deepak Chopra’s Guide to Your Startup’s Well-Being

By | May 6, 2015 at 10:00 am

Deepak Chopra knows a thing or two about maintaining a physical, emotional, and social well-being. Chopra argues that the long-term financial success of any startup depends on the health of the team and how its culture is functioning. This week Chopra took the stage at…

Product Launch

Legal Hero Launches in Florida to Offer Startups Affordable Legal Services

By | May 6, 2015 at 8:00 am

Legal Hero, an on-demand legal services provider that makes it easy for startups to find high quality lawyers at lower prices, is expanding to Florida. The New York-based startup connects experienced attorneys with startups for on demand, fixed fee projects, offering companies an affordable alternative to traditional law firms. “We’re thrilled…