Hardware

10 Secrets to Succeeding as a Hardware Startup

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Hardware is hard. There is a lot of truth in that simple statement. There are many obstacles to success, but here’s 10 secrets… Accurately Estimate Product Development Successful startups realistically estimate the costs, and time needed, for product development. Everyone wants their product on…

Amazon

Seattle

Why There’s Still Room for Cloud Solution Startups

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Public cloud adoption is rising. A recent Cowen study revealed that companies will be spending 16 percent more on public cloud services in 2017 year-over-year. Organizations are also increasing their use of cloud resources in their work. 18 percent of workloads are now supported…

Enqos – Tower V2

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Even More Mentors Imparting Wisdom at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Support is what makes a startup ecosystem grow. Without accelerators, incubators, entrepreneurs VCs, serial entrepreneurs, and, perhaps most importantly, mentors, most hubs around the world would have trouble keeping their businesses alive. Fortunately, at Innovate Celebrate this year, you’ll be able to sign up…

Crowdfunding

San Francisco

Study: Here’s Why Crowdfunding Hardware Fails

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Whenever entrepreneurs start weighing options for investment funds, there’s one option fairly low on the list: Crowdfunding. While it’s often treated as a “proof of concept” for a product having an audience, it comes with a lengthy laundry list of cautionary tales. Now a…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Natural Remedies to Calm Your Frayed Nerves

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Experiencing symptoms of anxiety could be a regular part of your day because of all the stressors in your life. Whether it be trouble sleeping, an unsettled mind, loss of focus, increased heart rate, or a change in temperament, these changes can get in…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Former NFL Star Isaiah Kacyvenski to Speak at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Being an NFL star is a childhood dream achieved by very few. Playing in high school and college is one thing, but the skill, drive, and hard work it takes to make it in the big leagues is a near Herculean effort. However, once…

Gear & Gadgets

Copenhagen

Libratone Q Adapt Earbuds Block Out Your Coworkers [Review]

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 10:50 am

Open offices, you hate them, your coworkers hate them, but some reason they keep being a thing. As if the cubical farms from the likes of The Office weren’t bad enough, many startups and large companies don’t even give us walls, but hey at…

Programming education

Learn Python for Less Than $40

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 8:30 am

One of the most important programming languages in existence today is Python. It’s the versatile, easy-to-learn language that is used in everything from website development to self-driving cars. Python is not only one of Google’s preferred languages, but it’s also an extremely in-demand skill…

Business

5 Things Investors Like to See In a Startup

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 7:15 am

More than 82 percent of startups are self-financed in when they starting out, and this is one of the main reasons why less than 50 percent of them survive the first five years in the market and less than 30 percent are still in…

Interviews

The Value of Startups Interacting with Large Corporations

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The line between startups and corporations used to be thicker than you could imagine. However, in recent years, large businesses and budding startups have taken to teaming up to tackle the challenges of the business world and beyond. Techstars recently held an AMA on…

HR and Recruiting

4 Actionable Employee Retention Strategies Every Business Should Follow

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Retaining employee should be the priority of every business. As a matter of fact, using strategies to retain employee should be the most important job of the manager. Unfortunately, this turns out to be a greater challenge to the manager than most things, as…

Tips & How To’s

4 Things Millennial Employees Want That Aren’t Bean Bag Chairs

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Millennials get it. They’re the newcomers in the workplace. They’ve been portrayed in media as flighty, spoiled kids whose main career motives are driven by remote work possibilities and murdering well-established yet failing industries. However, as it turns out, they value more than office…

Tips & How To’s

How to Get Your Smart Home Started on the Right Foot

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

While people who work in technology may recognize how interconnected their personal lives have become, those from other sectors may still be clueless. According to Bitdefender, only 30 percent of people in the United States and 20 percent of the people in France are…

Business

The Modern Guide to Your Startup Workplace

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

Our vision of what an “office” looks like has changed over the decades, from the smoky, burbon-filled Mad Men offices of the 60s to the soul-sucking, flickering-lightbulb workplace of Office Space. But some classic elements of office work are still sticking around: The nine-to-five….

Entrepreneur

How to Be the Best Leader You Can Be for Your Company

By | Sep 30, 2017 at 12:45 pm

As an entrepreneur with a growing business, you’re probably clamoring to maintain control as things change — I know I was with my own company. Unfortunately, in my quest for control, I was actually doing my business and team a disservice. One of our core…

Productivity

5 Ways to Minimize Procrastination on Your Project Team

By | Sep 30, 2017 at 10:30 am

Meeting deadlines is the highest priority for every project manager, particularly given the fact that business revenues and reputation are at stake. When deadlines are the norm, there is no room for procrastination or lousy performance. Procrastination within a team is one of the…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: GoPro, Denver Startup Week, and Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Sep 29, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Fall is in the air and you know what that means: tech conferences abound. Whether it’s Startup Week powered by Chase for Business or TechCo’s upcoming Innovate Celebrate conference, the amount of entrepreneurial energy floating around the US ecosystem is palpable. Feel like you’re…