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From Melody McCloskey: You’re Going to Be Bad at Fundraising

By | Sep 22, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Startups have no shortage of priorities, tasks, and fires to put out within the first few years. However, eventually they will need to acquire customers or users, which can be both costly and time-consuming. This week at Innovate! And Celebrate we heard from Melody McCloskey, CEO…

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How Virtual Reality Will Change the World

By | Sep 22, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Virtual reality has been a popular topic of discussion around the world, and Innovate! and Celebrate is no different. As the conference enters its final day, Brian Markwalter, senior vice president of research and standards for Consumer Technology Association (CTA), lead a talk on the…

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Naveen Jain: Entrepreneurship Isn’t Starting a Company, It’s Experimentation

By | Sep 22, 2016 at 2:54 pm

In August of this year, Moon Express was granted permission to make a private mission to the moon from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the State Department, among many other government bodies. It’s a big deal for…

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San Jose

5 Finalists Announced In Innovate! and Celebrate Startup of the Year Competition

By | Sep 22, 2016 at 1:30 pm

After a year of touring around the nation and working with international communities, we’ve heard from hundreds of startups vying for the title of Startup of the Year. Today we announced our top five finalists, chosen by our judges, investors, founders, and most importantly…

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CTA Projects These Will Be the Hottest Selling Tech This Holiday Season

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 9:01 pm

Each year consumers fill their wishlists and shopping carts with technology, and CTA has the data showing what will likely be under your tree this year. Today at Innovate! and Celebrate, CTA’s analysts Shawn DuBravac and Steve Koenig are predicting the largest area of…

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San Francisco

The Science of Growth Is a Complicated, Time-Sensitive Equation

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 8:10 pm

With the sun beginning to go down in the San Jose sky over Innovate! and Celebrate, Sean Ammirati began his talk about the Science of Growth. The talk was an extension of his popular book that explained why companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, and even…

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Venture Is a Crappy Place to Find Capital

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Compared to last year, 2016 so far has seen a sizable drop in the number of venture funding deals: They plummeted by about five percent. Comparing Q2 of this year to last, we see a sizable drop in numbers (1,117 North American deals in Q2 2016…

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Chicago

Shradha Agarwal on Entrepreneurialism, Health Tech, and Investing

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 6:37 pm

Many would argue that the health tech industry is not the most exciting. But with its consumerization it’s becoming an unavoidable topic. Today at Innovate! and Celebrate, Tech.Co cofounder and CEO Frank Gruber held a fireside chat with Shradha Agarwal to discuss how her…

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San Francisco

Corporations and Startups: A Complicated Love Story

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 6:10 pm

After a delicious lunch in the shadow of the San Jose Museum of Art, Innovate! and Celebrate attendees were treated to a panel discussion on the ups and downs of startups and corporations partnering with each other. The panel consisted of some heavy-hitters in the business…

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Augmented Reality’s Goal Is to Create Deeper Human Connections

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 3:26 pm

From the popularity of Pokemon Go‘s augmented reality gaming to Uber‘s testing of self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh, 2016 has seen the rapid rise of technologies once only imaginable in some futurist’s mind. At the very first Innovate! and Celebrate conference, CNET.com’s editor-in-chief Lindsay Turrentine…

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Fei Fei Li Looks to Solve the Problem of Artificial Intelligence

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 2:22 pm

Right after the Startup of the Year competition finished, Fei Fei Li, the director of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford University, took the stage at Innovate! and Celebrate to welcome entrepreneurs, founders, and attendees to the conference with an in-depth discussion of artificial intelligence….

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San Francisco

Success and Progress from the 2015 Startup of the Year Winners

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Another year to a startup can feel like a century with all the changes, milestones, challenges and knowledge a team gains. Learning how to pinch pennies where you can, finding talent, marketing your product and gaining traction is all part of the growth process. Since…

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San Francisco

Meet the 26 Women in Tech Featured at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Innovate! and Celebrate 2016 is over so join us for 2017 Come join us at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Francisco, CA. The event will take place October 9 – 11, 2017, and is held in partnership with the Consumer Technology Association…

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Champagne, Llamas, and More at the Startup of the Year Party

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! At Innovate! and Celebrate, attendees will be introduced to a wide range of tech conference staples. From panel discussions about startup…