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Bill Nye Knows You’re Insignificant But Important [Video]

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 2:30 pm

This article is brought to you in partnership with the 2016 Life Is Beautiful festival. Make sure to buy your tickets now. Bill Nye and his bow tie made a surprise appearance at the 2015 Life Is Beautiful festival, where he offered a punchy…

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Scott Hess Talks Millennials, Culture and Marketing to Youth

By | May 7, 2016 at 11:55 am

Scott Hess is the executive vice president of Human Intelligence & Research at Spark. He sat down with Frank Gruber for a fireside chat a while back in Chicago and talked about Millennials, why we hate them, how to maintain their employment (because they are…

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iJustine’s Justine Ezarik Chats About Combatting Bullying [VIDEO]

By | May 5, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Justine Ezarik is more than an entrepreneur – she’s speaking out about the dangers of bullying and an unkind culture. Back at SXSW 2015, Justine sat down with the Tech.Co team to talk about the importance of content creation and the impact that technology…

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How Runtastic Used Social Media to Encourage Users

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 10:55 am

Just a few months before Adidas acquired Runtastic last summer for the mind-blowing amount of $240 million, cofounder and CEO Florian Gschwandtner sat down with us at SXSW to talk about how he took his startup from a software company to one that develops hardware,…

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Accurate Stories of Dating in the Digital Age [VIDEO]

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm

As we approach Valentine’s Day, we wanted to take a look at some of the more unique situations that can arise as a result of dating apps and dating websites. Granted there is no shortage of creeps found at your local bar, it’s a…

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Watch Michael Fassbender in the First ‘Steve Jobs’ Movie Trailer

By | May 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Universal Studios released the first trailer of Steve Jobs, the upcoming biopic by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, and it features Michael Fassbender portraying the late Apple cofounder and CEO. This is the second biopic on Jobs, and has been highly anticipated…

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Watch All 6 ‘Star Wars’ Movies at the Same Time in HD

By | Dec 14, 2015 at 12:30 pm

While I have shared previously my desperate lacking of knowledge when it comes to the Star Wars franchise, I have to admit that I’ve been caught up in all the hype surrounding the upcoming premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I don’t know…

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4 Myths about Entrepreneurship

By | Apr 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

If I had to design a MythBusters episode on myths about entrepreneurship, a few ideas would come to mind. Have the hosts drink 4 cans of Red Bull and give them a test of cognitive function. Play a soundtrack of ambient coworking space noises…

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4 Viral Christmas Videos to Give You Some Holiday Cheer

By | Dec 10, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Whether you want to laugh, cry, or sing along, here are four of the latest viral Christmas videos that everyone is talking about: 1. Grocery store symphony If all the lights went off at your grocery store and the cashiers started playing “Jingle Bells”…

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Ed Boland: Shifting Miami to a Knowledge Based Economy

By | Dec 6, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Before Ed Boland joined Scout Ventures, he was in the private banking world searching for a niche to cover as he tried to make his career. All the traditional industries in Miami, like healthcare and law, were over-crowded, but then he read about the…

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Melody McCloskey Absolutely Had to Start StyleSeat

By | Dec 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm

When Melody McCloskey had the idea to start StyleSeat she had no experience as a technical founder or as an engineer. She had been working with engineers for the better part of 10 years, but in order to move her idea into the real world…

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Drone Surveys Abandoned Civilization near Chernobyl Site

By | Nov 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm

We know that drones are highly useful for tasks that are not safe or appropriate for humans. Drone technologists refer tho this as the 3 Ds of drone usage: Dull, Dirty, or Dangerous. A perfect case in point: the drone’s eye view surveillance footage…

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Fate Brought Three Alumni Together Around Entrepreneurship

By | Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Back in the 1940s and 1950s fraternities and sororities would put old study materials, like the previous year’s exams, in coffers – or treasure chests as some might call them. At Virginia Tech, the tradition is still alive today, but Michael Rihani, the co-founder…

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There are Strong Similarities Between Detroit and DTLV

By | Nov 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Anthony Montalbano, the co-founder of AMBR Detroit, is a Michigan local who spent the majority of his life taking trips into Detroit for sporting events and concerts. And while the city has had a historically bad reputation, everything changed when Dan Gilbert moved Quicken…