Health

Village Capital to Fund Companies Solving Problems of Aging Population

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It’s no secret: people are getting older. Between improved healthcare technology and the country’s largest generations hitting that certain age, governments and citizens alike seem unprepared for what will eventually be the largest demographic shift the US as ever seen. Fortunately, the entrepreneurial community…

Facebook

Why Influencer Marketing Still Works

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Internet influencers — and the business model they rely on — sprang into existence alongside society’s growing dependence on social media platforms. But throughout 2017, we’ve seen plenty of pushback on the social platform model: Users may not trust it, tech experts are unilaterally…

Ecosystems

Milwaukee

How Milwaukee’s Tech Ecosystem Found Their Sweet Spot

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

When you hear of Milwaukee, WI, baseball and a cold beer might come to mind, and maybe snow. But what you’ll find when the tech community steps up to the plate are more home runs happening each month. In this #StartupsEverywhere, interview, we talked with Joe…

Gear & Gadgets

Seattle

Treat Your Pets Anywhere With Furbo [Review]

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The world is a better place because of the furry friends we have around, but holding down a full-time job or going to class means that you can’t always spend as much time with them as you’d like. Thanks to the magic of technology,…

Reports & Rankings

10 Most Popular Streaming Services in the US

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 11:30 am

Streaming services have become king of the entertainment landscape. From Netflix and Hulu to HBO Go and Amazon Video, households around the country have brought these services into their living rooms, bedrooms, and occasionally bathrooms as if they were their own children. But which ones…

Energy

At Least We Can All Agree That Green Energy Is Cool

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

I don’t think I’m saying anything controversial when I say that, in 2017 America, basically everything is controversial. Thanks to on- and offline echo chambers and personal agendas, political divides are greater than ever. Well, I guess they were worse back during the Civil…

Startups & Apps

20 Most Competitive Startups, According to AngelList

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

Being competitive in the startup world is a necessity at this point in the game. Sure, some might have referred to startups as “rare” or “a novelty” in a few decades ago. But now, everyone and their mothers are starting businesses, building everything from…

Culture

How Employee Engagement Can Power Up Your Marketing Strategy

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

In a traditionally siloed company, marketing and human resources generally don’t have much interaction. Sure, the marketing team might be the first ones to promote job openings on their social media accounts, but aside from that, their job responsibilities typically lie pretty far afield…

Finance

5 Finance Managing Tips Founders Need to Know

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 7:15 am

Chances are you’ve heard something from a founder along these lines:   “I love coming up with the strategy, I don’t enjoy taking care of the money part or thinking about all the ins and outs of getting the new client onboarded, for example….

Mobile

Chicago

12 Questions to Ask Before Building a Mobile App

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

In a report by Go-Globe, people spend 52 percent of their time on a mobile app. While mobile apps provide another way to engage with your customer is creating one really necessary for your business? Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC provide practical advice you…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

5 Trading Apps to Manage Your Stocks

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The growth and widespread adoption of mobile devices has afforded us many luxuries. One of them is the ability to trade the financial markets on-the-go. As our Android and iPhone devices have become more powerful, so too have the trading apps they can support….

Facebook

How Facebook Is (Still) Betting Big on Virtual Reality

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Facebook bought Oculus for $2 billion in 2014, signalling just how large a bet they were willing to place on the importance of VR in the future. But the tech community has been trumpeting the problems VR needs to fix and how it’s about…

SXSW

Austin

Meet the Featured Speakers at SXSW 2018

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you’ve never been to South by Southwest (SXSW), you’re missing out. Between the cornucopia of live music, the dozens of celebrities walking the streets of Austin, and the lively atmosphere of a city in the depths of one of the most popular experiences…

Programming education

No More Excuses: Learning to Code is Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

At this point, there is no excuse for not learning to code. There are so many accessible online and affordable courses that can help you build a foundation and work on your timeline. You might think you must go through an online college program…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Snapstreaks, Bill Gates, and the iPhone X

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The holiday season is upon us and you know what that means: presents! You’ll be seeing more gift guides hitting your feed than snowflakes on the ground, which is why we wanted to prep you with a few gadget review of our own. Just…

Drones

Buying a Drone? Here’s What You Need to Know First

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

Over the past 5 or so years drones have moved from hobbyist and expensive to fun and accessible. Across the board these things can range anywhere from $10 to thousands of dollars, and with each type comes a variety of pros and cons. For…

.CO

Global Entrepreneurship Week Will Inspire You to Launch Your Business

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

Inspiration can be pretty hard to come by in entrepreneurship. Sure, there are accelerators to support you, VCs to fund you, and enough startup founders in the world to make it seem like a real possibility. But without a supportive community to build you…