Software

5 Tips You’ll Need to Kickstart Your Own Successful SaaS Business

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm

According to Gartner, the global SaaS market will grow by 20.1 percent in 2017, topping $46 billion. It’s no wonder there are so many articles related to building a SaaS business floating around the Internet these days! The question remains: how can you start…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Augmented Reality, Smart Companies, and Spooky Space Sounds

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Halloween is in the rear view mirror and we’re pretty bummed about it. Not just because our costumes were on point, but also because all the fun, spooky stories that come with the scariest holiday of the year are now 365 days away. Fortunately,…

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Startup Spotlight

Los Angeles

Startup Spotlight: Electric Folding Bike, DIY Science Kits and a Smart Trashcan

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you are starting to get a jump on your holiday list, we have some startups that have built some gadgets that could find its way into your life. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week…

HR and Recruiting

How to Break Into Data Science

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With the rise of data science-driven business strategies the need for talent is increasing. Data scientists become masters at accessing, cleaning, organizing, structuring and presenting data that help business owners make important decisions to get ahead of competition. This soft skill set has become…

Gear & Gadgets

Seattle

WyzeCam: $20 Security Cam Designed to Destroy All Competitors

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 11:40 am

Not a week goes by that a new startup or large corporation announces the next big thing in affordable home security. First we had the likes of Nest and Canary, then Blink, and many others followed beyond. Each device for the most part rivals…

Diversity

New Adobe Study Points Out the Creative Industry’s Diversity Problem

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 10:50 am

Diversity concerns plague the tech world in flavors ranging from sexism to racism to ageism. But in order to understand and address any of it, leaders in the tech community must be willing to take a hard look at the facts rather than repeat…

HR and Recruiting

Omaha

Purpose Motivates Millennials More Than a Paycheck

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 9:20 am

You’ve probably heard two different perspectives when it comes to the millennial worker: “Millennials are different than the current workforce.” “No, they’re the same.” “Millennials are the scourge of the workforce.” “They’re just its newest members.” “Millennials are saving work as we know it.” “They are totally…

Pitch

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Fail While Pitching

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 8:30 am

Most of the time, I love office hours. They gives me a chance to listen to pitches and hear some of the great ideas manifesting in the entrepreneurs of the future. This week, however, I had an odd meeting that reminded me of some…

Productivity

How to Find the Right Software for Your Small Business

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 7:15 am

Not every new tech find, app or system is needed to transform the operation of small businesses. While initial software costs might not always be significant, even free, if there is little value to your business, it’s a waste of time and resources. Here’s…

Interviews

Denver

Founder of TaskRabbit on the Future of the Sharing Economy

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The sharing economy has no signs of slowing down. According to Statistica, there was 44.8 million adults using sharing economy services such as Airbnb or Uber in the United States in 2016 and the number of users to increase to 86.5 million by 2021….

Gear & Gadgets

Chicago

Oprah’s Favorite Things of 2017 Includes These 19 Tech Gadgets

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Every year Oprah Winfrey reveals a list of her favorite things that instantly become hot items and gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season. This year she has listed 102 items on Oprah’s Favorite Things 2017. While we appreciate all the items on the list,…

Dev & Design

Seattle

How to Be a Productive Startup With a Remote Development Team

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Being a founder means you have multiple hats and you are constantly working in a high-octane, non-stop environment, and maintaining a high level of productivity with your team is key. While most early-stage startups have at least one technologically-based founder, as the company begins…

Reports & Rankings

50 Smartest Companies in the World, According to MIT

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

I think we can all agree that the people at MIT are some of the smartest in the world. So when the editors of the MIT Technology Review put out a list of the 50 smartest companies in the world with elaborate and intellectual…

Artificial Intelligence

What’s the Role of a $15 Billion AI Industry in UX Design?

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 1:30 pm

In the future, AI will be everywhere. Science fiction writers have seen it coming for decades, naturally, but the real world is definitely catching up: AI is now a $15 billion industry, and is expected to be a $70 billion one by 2020. Since AI…

Startups & Apps

This Augmented Reality App Will Bring Your Wine Bottle to Life

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Everyone’s favorite scene in the Harry Potter movies is when the portraits throughout Hogwarts come to life. Past house leaders, former Quidditch seekers, and headmasters young and old adorn the castle walls with life-like enthusiasm and palpable excitement. Unfortunately, everyone over the age of…

Drones

DC

Drone Regulation Outlook is Good For Business, Not Consumers

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 11:30 am

As new technology becomes more affordable, there is often a trend of consumers and commercial users treating it like a new Wild West. More specifically, ignoring common sense. As drones can range anywhere from $20 to a few grand, that means anyone from the…

Remote work

4 Things Remote Employees Miss Most About Working in an Office

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 10:50 am

Working remotely is a dream come true. Between the inherent work-life balance that comes along with it and the freedom to work how you want every single day, this increasingly popular business trend has productivity up and employee costs down for companies that sign…