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Mayfield Robotics Is Creating a New Class of Robot. And It’s Adorable.

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Picture a robot from the future. Maybe you’re thinking of Star Trek’s Data, Futurama’s Bender, or the Jetsons’ robot maid Rosie. One thing they all have in common: They have personalities, and they’re treated as functional members of whatever family they’re a part of….

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How Soft Robotics Is Revolutionizing the Food Harvesting Industry

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

Picking strawberries is a labor intensive job as each berry needs to be pulled off individually. And even though the strawberry harvesting industry is the highest paid of all the berry picking industries, many berries rot on the vine every year because there is…

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Michael Hermus of Homeland Security Gives Cybersecurity Advice

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you aren’t making cybersecurity a priority at your business, where have you been? Between countless global cyber attacks and privacy concerns across the consumer landscape, ignoring cybersecurity is foolish at best and negligent at worst. Fortunately, Michael Hermus, CTO for the Office of the Chief…

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Holly Liu: Innovation at All Stages of Your Company

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 5:20 pm

If your company could be classified as a type of boat, what would it be? An inflatable kayak (the idea on the back of a napkin), a row boat (startup), or perhaps a speedboat (growth stage)? Today at Innovate Celebrate, that’s exactly what Holly…

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Justin Fishkin of Local Motors Talks the Future of Transportation

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 4:45 pm

Picture the last 100 years of automobile innovation. From the rattletrap Model T to the latest model, we’ve come a long way and made plenty of improvements. But the process hasn’t changed much: Factories still take years to fine-tune their next model before turning…

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CJ Prober: GoPro Turned Business Around By Hyperfocusing on Mission

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Businesses are created and destroyed on a weekly, if not daily basis. Sure, there may be some bailouts to keep a few historical machines running, but for the rest it is almost entirely up to the leaders and team members of an organization to…

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Josh Walden of Intel on Managing a Fleet of Data-Driven Drones

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Drones are often spoken of in mixed terms. While their practical uses are revolutionary, drones still remain one of the most pressing fears for the average consumer. From privacy concerns to swarms of autonomous flying robots, people are having trouble adopting drones completely into…

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Join Us for the Startup of the Year Party at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The Startup of the Year competition is an integral and exciting part of Innovate Celebrate. The competitive spirit of the startups, combined with the entrepreneurial energy of the conference, makes for an atmosphere that is rivaled only by the Super Bowl. And after all…

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Don’t Miss These Surprises at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 8, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Just around the corner, coming to downtown San Francisco, is the Innovate Celebrate 2017 conference October 9-11 at the Intercontinental Hotel. If you’ve been to one of our conferences, welcome back and bring a friend!, Or if you are just now learning about this…

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Meet ALL the Speakers Coming to Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Speakers are the life blood of a conference: They allow attendees to rest their legs while revving up their minds, and give the subject experts who are on stage a chance to pour out their ideas and experiences into an easily crystallized and actionable…

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5 Gadgets You Need to Bring to Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

Innovate Celebrate 2017 is right around the corner and we’re excited. Are you? Of course you are! Between the parties, the mentors, the speakers, the parties again, the excursions, the investors, and the parties one more time, our fifth annual conference is going to…

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Get in on a Roundtable With Top Accelerators, Founders, and Mentors

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Innovate Celebrate 2017 comes with a variety of flashy events, from the 100 pitches our Startup of the Year semifinalists will be blazing through, to the escape rooms and improv classes we’ll have available. But when you’re looking for the skinny on entrepreneurship, you’ll…

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Innovate Celebrate 2017 Will Be Home to Some Pretty Great Prizes

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’ve ever been to Innovate Celebrate in the past, you know that it’s an entrepreneur’s dream. With mentor sessions, startup competitions, and enough cocktails to make a llama woozy, our annual conference is about supporting and celebrating startup founders and entrepreneurs from around…

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Unloading Old iPhones: 4 Tips to Get the Biggest Bang For Your Buck

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 9:20 am

Trying to get rid of your iPhone 7 before getting the newest model? You’ve got plenty of options for getting rid of an iPhone that you’re planning to upgrade to the latest version: Trade it in to Apple directly, sell it to Amazon, sell it…

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Champagne, a View, and More at the 2017 Startup of the Year Party

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm

At the 3-day global Innovate Celebrate 2017 Conference in San Francisco, hundreds of corporate innovators, investors, tech leaders will packed the halls at the InterContinental for a variety of panels and fireside chats. We’ll also host a trip out to the Lighthouse for the Blind, to…

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The 5 Types of People You’ll Meet at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The tech conference: A cornucopia of techies types, from entrepreneurs to wantrepreneurs. At the 2017 Innovate Celebrate conference in San Francisco next week, you’ll be treated to an array of unique experiences, from excursions to places like an escape room or an improv class to…

Startups & Apps

Penfolds Wine Launches “Maximum Funding” Competition for Startups

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

When startups want to celebrate little wins there might be a glass of wine found near by. At Penfolds wine, they celebrate innovation regularly, and today they are launching their “Maximum Funding” competition for startups around the US. Max Schubert, a renegade and pioneer,…