TechCo Top Stories: Hurricane Relief, Pet Gadgets, and Startup of the Year

September 1, 2017

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There are few things more exciting than the weekend. The promise of some free time after the long work week can be enough to make you giddy. And there’s nothing more relaxing on a Friday afternoon than taking a look at the top stories from TechCo. This week, we covered everything from how you can support the victims of Hurricane Harvey to gadgets that can feed your pets when you aren’t home. Check out the top stories today and get all the tech and startup news you need today.

Don’t forget to join us at Innovate! and Celebrate 2017! Register now and get ready for a fantastic 3-day journey of mentor sessions, keynote speeches, and our riveting Startup of the Year competition in San Francisco, CA.

Here Are This Week’s TechCo Top Stories:

  1. 7 Best Apps for Promoting Workforce Diversity
  2. Remotely Watch and Give Pets Treats with PetCub Bites [Review]
  3. 17 Tech Gadgets For Your Pet to Be Happy & Healthy
  4. Turns Out Banner Ads Aren’t So Dead After All
  5. How the Swedish Gaming Industry Could Make VR Film Awesome
  6. Top Colleges and Majors, Ranked by Future Earning Potential
  7. 3 Affordable Online Courses to Help You Become a Design Ninja
  8. 8 Real Estate Startups Joining the MetaProp NYC Accelerator Cohort
  9. Report: People Who Drink Coffee Don’t Die As Fast
  10. Coca-Cola Launches First 3D Robotic Billboard in Times Square

Hurricane Harvey Relief

  1. How You Can Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey
  2. How Coworking Spaces Are Aiding Victims of Hurricane Harvey
  3. How the Tech Industry Is Responding to Devastation in Houston

Startup of the Year Semifinalists

  1. Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [WEST]
  2. Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [EAST]
  3. Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [SOUTH]
  4. Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [MIDWEST]
  5. Meet the Top Startups Competing at Innovate Celebrate 2017 [INTERNATIONAL]

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Conor is a writer, comedian and world-renowned sweetheart. As the Assistant Editor and Writer at Tech.Co, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host Startup Night at SXSW and the Timmy Awards for Tech in Motion. In his spare time, he thinks about how to properly pronounce the word "colloquially." Conor is the Assistant Editor and Writer at Tech.Co. You can email him at