Tech.Co Top Stories: Google’s Criteria for Startup Acquisitions

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Here are this week’s Tech.CoTop Stories:

    1. Here’s Google’s Criteria for Startup Acquisitions: At this year’s Celebrate, we had a lot of great panels. In one of them, Google’s Don Dodge shared with the audience the company criteria for startup acquisitions.
    2. Casual: The Visual Approach to Project Management: Casual is a new project management tool that is rethinking the way we approach visual representations of project management.
    3. 36 Quotes to Keep You Motivated Towards Success: Need to get motivated? Read these 36 quotes.
    4. Blendoor Wins Celebrate 2015 Startup of the Year: Blendoor, a company that’s looking to change the way we approach diversity hires in the tech industry, took home the top price at Celebrate 2015.
    5. 5 Cyber Security Threats for 2015: From things like cyber espionage, to increasing trends in the digital age, such as the Internet of Things.
    6. The Ethics of Big Data: As more industries utilize Big Data in their everyday operations, it’s important they take into consideration the ethical issues that surround that.
    7. Getting Around Chicagoland: Transportation Startups Improving Logistics: These Chicago transportation startups are helping to make commuting in the city much more efficient.
    8. 10 Vital New Trends for Mobile App Development: From connecting to back-end systems to high-quality content and marketing plans.
    9. Entrepreneur Coaching: It’s Not Just for Athletes!: At Celebrate, ROCeteer’s Heather Wilde led a discussion on coaching for startups.
    10. Fargo is a Shining Example of How to Create a Strong Community: Emerging Prairie cofounder Greg Tehven joined us at Celebrate 2015 to talk about how to engage communities through the tech sector.

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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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