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Drones

Arlington

This Drone is Helping Golf Courses Stay Green

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 11:30 am

In just a few short years, the advancement in drone technology has made it possible for everyone from a young child to commercial business to use its core capabilities. James Peverill, CEO GreenSight Agronomics, used to build drones for the military and now uses…

Incubators

Washington D.C.

1776 Announces 20 Startup Programs to Join UNION Network

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 4:30 pm

With roots in Washington D.C., the global incubator 1776 helps startups by providing connections, insights, and tools to help give companies the boost they need to drive massive scale revenue growth. Through UNION, a global digital network and platform that catalyzes innovation by uniting startup ecosystems…

Hackathon

DC

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts First DC Business Association Hackathon

By | Oct 23, 2015 at 10:12 am

On October 17 and 18, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted their first hackathon. Led by FreeEnterprise.com, a US Chamber Web magazine, the goal was to illustrate how American businesses support the economy and create jobs. The hackathon was facilitated by San Francisco based…

Marketing & Social Media

Paul Singh Launches a Public Speaking Class for Entrepreneurs 

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 9:31 am

Paul Singh, formerly of 500 Startups and Disruption Corporation, is launching a free online public speaking course for entrepreneurs next Monday – because if there’s anything more terrifying than public speaking, it’s public speaking about your most cherished (business) baby. According to Singh, he…

Funding

DC

D.C.-Based Global Incubator 1776 Closes Seed Fund

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

This morning, the Washington, D.C.-based global startup incubator 1776 announced the closing of a $12.5 million Seed Fund aimed at making investments in pre-Series A startups disrupting highly-regulated industries. “Technology is permeating the global economy and unmooring it from its industrial era roots, creating…

Reports & Rankings

Top 25 Startup Ecosystems, Scored by Industry

By | May 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

A startup ecosystem is defined by the amount of companies launching in a particular city. But variety can go a long way in cultivating an environment of support and interest in the startup world. While a lot of cities have particular focuses when it…

Reports & Rankings

The Top 10 Cities for High Quality of Life

By | May 16, 2016 at 12:30 pm

When deciding on where to live, many factors are often taken into account: the weather, the public transportation options, the nightlife and even the sports teams. And while many people pick a location before they’ve done the research, there have been many studies done that can…

Startups & Apps

DC

DC’s On Second Thought is Moving to Silicon Valley

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

One of the most successful new startups out of the DC area, On Second Thought, has decided to leave the city and make a new home in the Bay Area. On Second Thought, an app that allows users to undo, edit, or hold texts before they…

Reports & Rankings

Boston

Boston, Denver, San Diego Among Cities to Succeed in Digital Economy

By | May 14, 2016 at 10:00 am

There is an ongoing argument about the state of innovation in the United States. Some would argue that it’s dying a slow death, while others would argue that it’s growing and evolving and we’re becoming more innovative than ever before. It’s hard to measure innovation in…

Ecosystems

Arlington

The Best Places for Networking in the DC Area

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Networking is probably the most important thing you can do when you’re looking to find investors, grow interest in your company, or simply further your career….

Celebration

19 Ways to Celebrate the Independence of Entrepreneurship this 4th

By | Jul 4, 2015 at 8:00 am

Americans celebrate Independence Day on July 4 to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the nation’s Founding Fathers. We honor and remember all those who took part in winning independence for America. So today, we at Tech.Co wish all Americans a…

Announcements

DC

Messaging App On Second Thought Wins First Women Startup Challenge

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

The number of women launching businesses has grown 68% between 1997-2014, more than twice the rate of men. However, women have a harder time getting funding for a number of reasons. Only 7% of investor money goes to women led startups, but Women Who…

Ecosystems

Arlington

Startups Propelling the Relationship Between Government and Innovation

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Working with the federal government is a daunting, bureaucratic, and a time-intensive field; however, for those who can successfully navigate the red tape, there is success and growth to be had. Having worked with the government directly in a past life and in the…

Celebrate Startup Tour

DC

True Made Foods and Javazen are DC Startups of the Year

By | Jun 11, 2015 at 11:30 am

The Tech.Co Startup of the Year Competition & Tour rolled into DC on Wednesday night. We were back in our old stomping grounds at the new 1776 campus in Crystal City for one night to showcase the newest and most innovative startups in the region, and to…

Announcements

DC

Local Motors’ Mobifactory Tour Hits DC

By | Jun 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Who doesn’t love a repurposed shipping container? More specifically, who doesn’t love a shipping container that’s been repurposed into a mobile micro-factory for the creation and demo of innovative automobiles? Local Motors has been working on the micro-factory concept for a number of years,…

Challenge Cup

DC

Twiga Fruits Wins Challenge Festival Global Finals

By | May 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Saturday evening saw the culmination of the 1776 Challenge Festival with the global Challenge Cup finals. Throughout the week, startups from around the world (a total of 80 startups in all) competed in four different categories: Education, Health, Energy & Sustainability, and Cities & Transportation. From each…

Challenge Cup

3D Food Printers Will Replace Microwaves: Challenge Festival Keynote Night

By | May 17, 2015 at 7:00 am

Who likes to spend their hard-earned Friday evening in a crowded theater listening to talks from CEOs and chancellors of school districts? Entrepreneurs do! Friday night was Keynote Night, part of the weeklong Challenge Festival hosted by 1776. There were four keynote speakers (two…