Ecommerce

How a New Chrome Plugin Combats Our $17B Impulse Shopping Problem

By | Sep 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

Ecommerce loves instant gratification. It’s likely the biggest change that the trillion-dollar commerce industry has seen during its introduction to the internet: Customers can now see something, click a button, and own it. Impulse shopping is up, and the fashion industry is struggling to…

Gear & Gadgets

Vivitar 360 Camera Packs 4K 360 Video Into an Affordable Package

By | Sep 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

Ever since the Matrix first came out in 1999 (almost 20 years ago now), the world become intrigued by the concepts of 360 degree video and images. Though clearly a different technology, bullet time, the concept is quiet similar and thanks to improvements in…

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Real Estate

8 Real Estate Startups Joining the MetaProp NYC Accelerator Cohort

By | Aug 31, 2017 at 10:50 am

With a reputation like “the city that never sleeps,” New York is always on the lookout for new and innovative real estate opportunities. After all, with a population of more than 8 million, finding a place to stay that is affordable and cozy is…

Advertising

Coca-Cola Launches First 3D Robotic Billboard in Times Square

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 10:50 am

Who says billboards and advertisements doesn’t work anymore? Certainly not one of the largest and most popular brands in the world, Coca-Cola. Earlier this month, on August 8 to be precise, the beverage brand officially unveiled the world’s very first 3D robotic sign in…

Tips & How To’s

Why You Need to Stop Networking and Start Building Relationships

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 8:30 am

There’s a phrase that’s always stuck with me,“here in Brazil we don’t network — we make friends.” I thought about the journey that led to the creation of our first South American office. I thought about the business relationships my partner and I formed…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Sell Edu Courses, Craft Beer Rewards and Rent Cool Furniture

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features emerging tech startups that can help streamline your business tasks or simplify your life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an easy way to create and sell online courses, for millennials to rent cool furniture, get rewards for drinking…

Ecommerce

Millennial, Gen X, and Boomer Brand Loyalty Varies By Industry

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the past 5 years retailers and malls have been closing up shop, and in turn shifting their energy towards online mediums such as Amazon. Regardless of where or how you make purchases, a lot of what fuels consumer buying behavior come down to…

Startups & Apps

Why Is Bike Share So Freaking Popular?

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Bike sharers have taken over 88 million rides in the U.S. since 2010. Last year alone, they took 28 million rides, which is more than the number of people who visited Walt Disney World that year. When you beat Disney World, you know you…

Artificial Intelligence

How AI Is Powering the Fight Against the $900B Counterfeit Industry

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 9:20 am

Criminals have it rough these days. Modern technology has made it impossible to get away with anything, from shoplift-deterrent sensors to ever-cheaper security cameras to social media footprints chipping away at anonymity. Now even the global $900 billion shadow economy behind counterfeiting luxury goods…

Culture

Building a Company Culture Means Asking for Feedback

By | Aug 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

Company culture is playing an increasingly larger role in the job selection process. A few years ago, ping pong tables in an office started a trend of perks qualifying as “good company culture.” Now, the stakes have been raised: Google has in-office saunas, Basecamp allows remote work from…

Startups & Apps

Top 7 Apps for Splitting Bills With Friends

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Have you ever had a relaxing Saturday brunch at a new dim sum restaurant with three or four friends only to end your meal with the most stressful math problem of the day: How to split the check? Splitting bills with friends has never…

Entertainment

For $10 a Month, MoviePass Will Give You All the Movie Tickets You Can Use

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Movie theaters have long dealt with slipping ticket sales by boosting the price to compensate, with 3D, 70mm, and IMAX tickets keeping them from slipping too far into the red — the cost of a ticket has almost doubled over the last twenty years….

Social Media

Top 5 Tips for Dealing With Abuse in Your Comments Section

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

In the years since online trolling became a thing, it has never gone away. If anything, it’s a bigger problem than ever: A Pew Research report out last March detailed the opinions of some 1,537 “technology experts, scholars, corporate practitioners and government leaders” who…

Music

SoundCloud Closed the Funding It Needs to Stay Alive

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm

SoundCloud is the latest example of why nothing on the internet will last forever, and plenty of things won’t even last more than a few decades. The audio hosting company laid off forty percent of its staff last month, and has this week raised…

Gear & Gadgets

Does Your Work Need An Office Beer Fridge?

By | Aug 6, 2017 at 7:47 pm

After a long day of hustling at your startup or employer, many people hit their local watering hole to relax, have some fun conversation, and even blow off some steam before heading home. Grabbing a drink and some downtime with coworkers has been a…

Reports & Rankings

25 Most Innovative Cities in the World, Ranked

By | Aug 1, 2017 at 11:30 am

Innovation is one of those words that can mean a lot of different things. Whether you’ve developed artificial intelligence software that can predict your schedule or just decided to put potato chips on a turkey sandwich (try it, seriously), innovation comes in all shapes…

Tips & How To’s

How Being Real About My Struggles Got Me More Followers on Social Media

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Most people hate clickbait or content that makes false promises about itself. Social media followers are undoubtedly tired of seeing “one simple trick,” “singles in their area,” and are especially sick of chatbots on apps like Tinder or Kik. Just check out how ridiculous some…

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