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Meet the Women Founders Competing to Be TechCo’s Startup of the Year

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Being an entrepreneur is hard enough as it is. Long hours, constant rejection, and scouring the planet for capital can take a toll on anyone. Unfortunately, one group of entrepreneurs has it even harder: women founders. In addition to all this entrepreneurial stress, they…

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Every Single Semifinalist Competing in TechCo’s Startup of the Year Competition

By | Sep 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The startup world would be nothing without a little competition. After all, innovation is bred from the entrepreneurial desire to outmatch, outwit, and generally outperform other companies within your industry. If you want to make an impact, you’re going to have to show the…

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Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [INTERNATIONAL]

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The world is filled with people that want to make a difference. From the peak of Nanda Devi in India to the streets of the Champs-Élysées in Paris, startup founders and entrepreneurs have shown that Silicon Valley isn’t the only place that business is…

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Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [MIDWEST]

By | Aug 31, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The Midwest is home to more than friendly faces, great sports teams, and frigid weather. This part of the country is filled with startups and entrepreneurs that are more than happy to show the coasts where innovation really comes from. And with success stories…

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Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [SOUTH]

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Being from the South comes with a certain amount of pride. In addition to the unflinching hospitality and the incredible barbecue restaurants, this part of the country is home to a bevy of innovative startups and hungry entrepreneurs. From Texas hubs like Austin and…

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Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [EAST]

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The East Coast startup ecosystem is a force to be reckoned with. Between Washington DC, New England and Silicon Alley, cities and states on the East Coast have shown the world that innovative ideas grow best when sprinkled with a little salt from the…

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Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [WEST]

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 12:20 pm

For anyone that loves beautiful weather, outdoor adventures, and innovative startups, the West Coast is the place to be. Not only do states like California, Colorado, Washington, and New Mexico enjoy enough sunshine to make tanning lotion a necessity, they also house some of…

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AI, Scaling, and 4 More Talks You Missed at Innovate Celebrate 2016

By | Aug 9, 2017 at 10:50 am

The internet’s madcap pivot to video might not be the wisest move, but it has definitely given us a wealth of well-documented and easily-relivable history. Without short-form video, the world would never have enjoyed moments like that guy backflipping into a Krispy Kreme sign. Tech…

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ShearShare Wins Startup of the Year at Innovate Celebrate

By | Sep 22, 2016 at 8:03 pm

At this year’s Innovate Celebrate, the McKinney, TX-based startup ShearShare won first place in the Startup of the Year competition. Chosen from an initial batch of nearly 1,000 startups and after competition against approximately 50 other startups in the Startup of the Year competition,…

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Meet the Finalists: 5 Pitch Videos From Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Sep 22, 2016 at 6:27 pm

Earlier today we announced the five finalists, and we are inching closer to choosing this year’s Startup of the Year. The final stage of the process? Pitching the startups to our tech titans, the judges ultimately tasked with helping us choose the winner. Meet…

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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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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…