Las Vegas

Loveseat and Pelonkey Take Home a W From TCWeek

By | Jul 31, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Earlier in July we had our monthly Tech Cocktail Week Mixer & Startup Showcase in the middle of Frank Gruber’s big Startup Mixology book tour. Entrepreneurs packed into The Window to hear pitches from the local startups and vote on who they thought were…



Who is Miami’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

By | May 22, 2014 at 10:21 pm

Miami, the Tech Cocktail Mixer is headed your way! We’ll be kicking off our Mixer & Startup Showcase Tuesday, June 3rd at The Stage. To get the community fired up for the event, Tech Cocktail is excited to announce the awesome companies that were selected to showcase and…


San Francisco

SoundBetter Wins Double Awards at Tech Cocktail’s San Francisco Mixer & Startup Showcase

By | Apr 25, 2014 at 5:25 pm

For San Francisco-based SoundBetter, last night wasn’t too shabby. The music industry startup snagged both the Best Pitch and Reader’s Choice category awards at our San Francisco Mixer & Startup Showcase, making it the definitive Hottest Showcasing Startup. And we want to thank our…


Las Vegas

Spincard and Charitweet Win Tech Cocktail Week’s Hottest Showcasing Startups

By | Apr 11, 2014 at 12:56 pm

Last night we held our Hottest Showcasing Startup series at Work In Progress, and it was a complete success. It included the pre-event Reader’s Choice online poll and the Best Pitch award determined by our Live SMS poll. And the winners were…drum roll…. Tech…



DC’s Conscious Venture Lab Helps Entrepreneurs Put Purpose Before Profit

By | Feb 7, 2014 at 5:47 pm

What would happen if businesses around the world started caring as much about people as they do about profit? This is the question at the core of Conscious Venture Lab’s mission. Conscious Venture Lab is an early-stage business accelerator that works with entrepreneurs to build companies…



uKnow Launches uKnowKids 2.0

By | Dec 9, 2013 at 5:12 pm

On Thursday night, DC-based startup uKnow hosted a new product launch and mixer at Uber Offices in Dupont Circle. uKnow’s mission is to help families protect their personal data and information from being misused to invade their privacy, impact their reputation, steal their identity, or…

Celebrate Startup Tour


Fish Indie Helps Etsy Artists Get Noticed

By | Dec 3, 2013 at 11:00 am

Etsy can be a maze for artists and customers alike.  On the artist’s, or shopkeeper’s side, it can be almost impossible to get their work to stand out in a flood of similar products (over two million new items per month are added to…


For Work or Play, Get “FriendSourced” Motivation Using MakeMe App

By | Aug 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm

I like to think I am organized, as it pertains to work, but not when it comes to achieving personal objectives.  The concept of the MakeMe app is to use gamification to help people achieve their goals in a way that is fun to play…


San Diego

Tech Cocktail’s San Diego Mixer & Startup Showcase Recap

By | Jul 1, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Analog Bar, in the historic Gaslamp District, played host to Tech Cocktail’s San Diego Mixer & Startup Showcase last Thursday. The San Diego tech scene donned their West Coast business attire – aka jeans and button downs – and got together for a great night…


Visualize Your Heartbeat and Master Performance with Instabeat

By | Feb 11, 2013 at 5:00 pm

It’s well known that competitive athletes monitor biometrics to optimize workouts and enable peak performance. Capturing heart rate is easy – if you’re a runner. But what if you’re a swimmer? Do you really want to slap a device on your chest (or your…

Co-working Spaces

Tech Cocktail Week Lightning Talks Recap: Day 2

By | Dec 14, 2012 at 8:33 pm

Friday was our second day of inspiring lightning talks at Tech Cocktail Week, following a lineup of 10-minute talks Thursday from the likes of Aziz Gilani, Cathy Brooks, and Michael Tchong. The talks kicked off with Andy White, a partner at VegasTechFund, talking about…


San Diego

Finding the Underlying Gems in User-Generated Content with 451 Degrees

By | Dec 11, 2011 at 12:00 pm

We all know that content is “king.” Thoughtful, meaningful, original online content garners high SEO results – true back in the early days of search engines, and still true now. However, if content is king, then smart and thoughtful user-generated content about your company…


San Diego

Nulu’s Personalized Twist on Learning a New Language

By | Dec 10, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Immersion is the way to go in learning a new language – but if you’re past the period of being an exchange student or can’t pick up and leave your life for months at a time to live in another country, you’ll need to…


Los Angeles

Recreating Events Digitally with Dather

By | Dec 6, 2011 at 11:30 am

Think of the last concert or major sporting event you attended – did you check in via Facebook, or maybe Foursquare? Tweet about it? Post a clip to YouTube? Chances are good that you did. And if you didn’t, guaranteed there were people who…