Cities are Responsible for Educating Their Entrepreneurial Community

By | Oct 29, 2014 at 8:00 am

During the panel “Building an Entrepreneurial Community” at this year’s Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference, Sarah Evans sat down with individuals from four very different, but successful, entrepreneurial communities. Joining Evans on stage was Matt Haggman from the Knight Foundation; John Curtis, Mayor of Provo, Utah;…


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Tech Cocktail Celebrate: We Came, We Collided, We Collaborated

By | Oct 9, 2014 at 7:35 pm

Disclaimer: The writer is not only the Editor of Tech Cocktail, but also worked to produce the Celebrate Conference and is pretty damn proud of the entire event. Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference went down in Downtown Las Vegas earlier this week, and the beautiful,…

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Get the Scoop: Guide To Downtown Las Vegas

By | Oct 4, 2014 at 7:07 pm

Downtown Las Vegas, and all its revitalized glory, is still here and still kicking – despite the recent headlines in some other publications. The Downtown Project and all the restaurants, small businesses, and tech companies that sprouted from it are still here and still…


Mentor Circles: Get Face to Face with Leaders and Find Inspiration for Your Startup, Community, or Organization

By | Oct 4, 2014 at 2:01 pm

Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference is only days away. Have you registered yet? Act fast before you’re left out of one of the most intimate and inspiring startup and tech conferences this year. Set right in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas and the Downtown…


5 Characters You Expect to Meet During Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference

By | Sep 24, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Tech Cocktail’s Celebrate Conference is just around the corner and we can’t wait to meet industry leaders in swanky Downtown Las Vegas. We expect attendees not only to learn from our speakers, but also to share ideas in breakout sessions and mingle in the halls…


9 Great Spots to Visit During Tech Cocktail Celebrate

By | Sep 2, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Mark your calendar and get your ticket to the upcoming Tech Cocktail Celebrate event October 6-7 in Downtown Las Vegas. We don’t usually like to brag, but the list of speakers for the conference is amazing, and the startups battling it out are great. You…


Juan Diego Calle of .CO: Want to Control Your Brand Experience? Look to Top-Level Domains [VIDEO]

By | Jan 17, 2014 at 10:32 am

With the gradual release of new top-level domains (TLDs), 2014 is going to be a big year for the Internet. It’s all very exciting for Juan Diego Calle, the CEO of .CO, who believes that access to new TLDs will bring about new business innovation and improve…

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Tony Hsieh Thinks the Downtown Project Can Serve as Blueprint for Future Cities

By | Dec 9, 2013 at 11:00 am

According to Tony Hsieh, 50 percent of the human population now lives in cities – a number that will only increase–to 75 percent–in our lifetime. The number is important, and it’s a motivating statistic that’s helping to mold the direction of the Downtown Project in…


Announcing Tech Cocktail Celebrate: Our National Startup Competition & Conference in Las Vegas – October 23-25, 2013

By | Jun 5, 2013 at 1:00 pm

I’m very excited to announce our newest event, Tech Cocktail Celebrate. We’ll be holding a startup competition and conference here in Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 23rd-25th. We’ve been holding regional startup showcases across the country, from Boise to Boston, Dallas to DC,…


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Parenting, Trading, and Risk Taking: Recap of Tech Cocktail Week Sessions

By | May 14, 2013 at 12:51 pm

On Friday, downtown Las Vegas saw four great speakers at the Downtown Construction Zone as part of Tech Cocktail Week.  This edition of Tech Cocktail Sessions was the highlight of day three of the four days of events put on by Tech Cocktail and…

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Tech Cocktail Week 1.13: Speakers Preview

By | Jan 9, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Thursday, Thursday, Thursday [insert monster truck roar].  Tomorrow kicks off this month’s Tech Cocktail Week lightning talks, and we’ve got a stellar lineup in place for you.  Last months talks proved to be a delicious blend of education and inspiration – tomorrow proves to…


Video: Fireside Chat With Mike Jones, Science, Founder & Former Myspace CEO

By | Nov 18, 2011 at 12:30 pm

Mike Jones, serial entrepreneur, investor and most recently, founder of the new LA technology studio, Science, joined us at the DCWEEK Opening Keynotes last week. Tech Cocktail’s own Jen Consalvo interviewed Jones, discussing his early entrepreneurial days, his success with Userplane which he sold…



DCWEEK for Entrepreneurs – The New Venture Track

By | Nov 6, 2011 at 3:57 pm

While DCWEEK offers content and events for everyone, the festival offers a special place for entrepreneurs and those looking at creating new ventures. In fact, on Thursday, November 10th at the DCWEEK Core Conference, there is an entire track focused on entrepreneurship and new…


DCWEEK Announces Speaker Lineup

By | Oct 10, 2011 at 10:53 pm

If you peek at the DCWEEK website, you’ll see very clearly that there are only 24 days until the start of the festival. While the thought of less than 4 weeks to go is enough to make my head spin (Tech Cocktail is the…