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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…

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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…

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…

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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….

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…

Startups & Apps

Arlington

How Edbacker Is Closing the Education Funding Gap

By | Dec 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Knowing many people who work in public education in the D.C. area, it’s very clear that there is a huge gap between the “haves” and the “have nots.” Despite public schools receiving public funding, a school’s ability to provide the highest quality education still lies predominantly in…

Tech.Co Top Stories

DC

2015 in Review: 7 of the Biggest DC Tech Stories

By | Dec 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Over the past year we’ve seen record-breaking funding announcements, rocky exists, and the local competition heating up. In DC we’re seeing more hyperlocal businesses going toe-to-toe with nationally recognized organizations such as Uber and WeWork, while others are outgrowing the area and moving to…

Ecosystems

Arlington

The Fresh Faces of 1776 Crystal City

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 1:36 pm

As a resident in Northern Virginia and someone who is involved in the local tech scene, it was incredibly exciting to learn earlier this year that 1776 would be taking root in Crystal City. With their primary location in DC proper, the new location…

Announcements

Arlington

Second Foundry Cup Competition Coming to Arlington in March

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 9:00 am

Back in the spring we brought you news of the first ever Foundry Cup competition.  They just announced the second Foundry Cup for March, officially making it an annual event. The second Foundry Cup will take place from March 23–25, 2016 in Crystal City. The theme for this…

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…

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…

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…