Tech.Co Top Stories: Boston’s Startup of the Year, Startup Ideas That Are Almost Always Terrible

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Here are this week’s Tech.CoTop Stories:

    1. Who is Boston’s Startup of the Year?: Our Boston event is happening tomorrow night – have you voted, yet, for your favorite Boston startup?
    2. How to Grow Your Startup 3000% in the First Year: How one company managed to do it, and how you can utilize those same strategies.
    3. Here are 9 Super Fun DIY Projects, Tech Style: Some fun projects that you can try to put together using not-too-complicated tech skills.
    4. 7 Startup Ideas That Are Almost Always Terrible: Travel recommendation startups will rarely ever make it – read the list of other startup ideas that end up inevitably failing.
    5. 4 Traits Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common: One trait: a willingness and drive to learn.
    6. 7 Summer Essentials: Gear and Gadgets Edition: From a pair of digital recording binoculars to a wireless wearable speaker.
    7. 14 Questions for Finding Your Purpose in Life: “What’s the last thing you put down before you go to bed?”
    8. Ramp Up Lead Generation with These 3 Content Marketing Strategies: For one, don’t be afraid to promote through paid channels!
    9. Going Abroad: A Guideline to Entrepreneur Visas [INFOGRAPHIC]: Learn which countries offer visas to entrepreneurs (spoiler: the U.S. doesn’t offer one…yet).
    10. What’s Driving WeWork’s Growth? Community and Collaboration: WeWork will soon open a Miami location. Check out the story behind what’s made WeWork grow so quickly.
    11. Mammoth is for Productivity Junkies: A pretty great alternative for those of you who miss Springpad.
    12. Email Marketing Breakthroughs: 9 Insights to Drive Clicks: Here are strategies to help you increase the rate at which people open your emails.

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Ronald Barba was the previous managing editor of Tech.Co. His primary story interests include industry trends, consumer-facing apps/products, the startup lifestyle, business ethics, diversity in tech, and what-is-this-bullsh*t things. Aside from writing about startups and entrepreneurship, Ronald is interested in 'Doctor Who', Murakami, 'The Mindy Project', and fried chicken. He is currently based in New York because he mistakenly studied philosophy in college and is now a "writer". Tweet @RonaldPBarba.
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