Culture

NYC

Building a Company Culture Means Asking for Feedback

By | Aug 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

Company culture is playing an increasingly larger role in the job selection process. A few years ago, ping pong tables in an office started a trend of perks qualifying as “good company culture.” Now, the stakes have been raised: Google has in-office saunas, Basecamp allows remote work from…

Gear & Gadgets

How WEMO Powers My Smart Home (After 4 Years of Troubleshooting)

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 8:07 pm

I’ve been using Belkin’s WEMO line of products since 2012, and in that time I’ve developed a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with these things. I envisioned creating a smart home with WEMO’s simple plug and play system but as I’ve outlined previously, it started…

Tips & How To’s

How to Choose the Best CRM for Your Small Business

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 6:05 pm

When your business is in its very early stages you are likely to have a small team and a handful of customers – managing contact details is not particularly challenging, right? But as your organization grows to the next level and your staff and…

Gear & Gadgets

Which Ecobee Smart Thermostat Is Best for Your Home?

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Ecobee is not focused anymore on building smart thermostats. They have moved a step further down the evolution line, designing voice-enabled products that can make the life easier and enable homeowners save precious time when performing daily tasks. One of the most advanced products Ecobee…

Ecosystems

Maine

Why Maine Needs More Startup Mentors

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

With the Maine tech ecosystem making waves, there is an increasing need for more mentors. Kerem Durdag, is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Maine Technology Institute, during which time he worked with 16 separate startups. He shares his thoughts as to why the EIR program…

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Ecommerce

How Your Ecommerce Business Can Boost Sales With Discounts

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

For ecommerce businesses offering discounts in percentage and dollar amount can help drive people through the shopping cart process. However, not all deals provide the equal value but customers tend to choose the easier route. We’ll take a look at how the fashion industry…

Funding

San Francisco

Why Are Fewer Startups Getting Seed Funding Deals From VCs?

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 8:09 am

Seed funding is the lifeblood of the startup ecosystem. It plants the seeds for companies that might turn into tomorrow’s Airbnb or Uber or WeWork. Then why are the number of “seed deals” slowing in Silicon Valley? Every quarter, plenty of hay is made…

Mobile

Seattle

5 Surprising Stores Your App Can Earn a Profit

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Developing an app that people want to use is no cake walk. It takes hours dedication and a considerate amount of investment to make an app that earns you the profits. However, revenue also depends upon the platform you choose to launch your app….

Tips & How To’s

7 SEO Hacks to Increase CTRs on Google

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A quality content is always rewarded with a higher ranking in Google. Still, there are many hacks to help boost your CTRs (Click Through Rates). These well-tested WordPress hacks will give you unambiguous visions about what to do for higher CTRs. But before jumping…

Programming education

How to Maximize the WordPress Command Line Interface

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The WordPress format may be easy to work with, but it still requires a lot of time to keep everything updated. Fortunately, developers who are looking to shave a few minutes off of their work can turn to the WordPress Command Line Interface (WP-CLI)….

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Cheap Movie Tickets, Sell Your iPhone, Outdoor Gadgets

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Have you been worried about how many TechCo top stories you’ve missed out on over the week? With a dozen stories published every day, it can be hard to keep up. Fortunately, we’re as dedicated as you are to staying up to date on…

Coding

The 28 Top Coding Schools and Bootcamps of 2017

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Coding might be the last remaining industry that represents the American Dream: After passing a quick course from one of the best coding schools, enterprising and hard-working individuals can turn a skill into a career in the industry — something that you can’t really…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Curing Acne, Positive Mental Health and Voice Transcription

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With school in session, the stress of homework and exams are going to start taking a toll. TechCo has some startup solutions. Each week we compile a list of startups aimed at streamlining your day or helping your quality of life. This week, we…

Accelerator

Tel Aviv

Knowmail’s Accelerator Experience With “The Big Guys,” Microsoft

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Email: Since the dawn of the internet age, it has remained both the most essential form of communication and the most needlessly time-consuming task any employee faces daily. In fact, the McKinsey Global Institute once clocked the average time spent answering email at 28…

Google

San Francisco

YouTubeTV Now Reaching Half of U.S. Households

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

This week Google announced the expansion of their YouTubeTV offering in 14 new locations and pre-announced 17 new cities will gain access in the coming weeks. As a result of the latest expansion, YouTube TV will now be accessible in half of U.S. households,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Stress Is the Worst Part of Having a Job

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

No one ever said work was going to be easy. Between long hours, boring meetings, and clueless bosses, the days never seem to end, particularly in the startup world where a 9 to 5 job is hard to come by. However, there are a…

Space

Albuquerque

This Company Plans to Offer WiFi to Space Tourists

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 9:20 am

Ah, space: The final frontier for a billionaire’s vacation. But while the Mad Men-style space tourism of the 1960s never got off the ground, space tourism in the 2010s looks like a real possibility. And that means one thing: Space tourists will need their…