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Portland, Maine

The UMaine Business Challenge Has Named Its 2017 Finalists

By | Mar 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

Five teams of college entrepreneurs in Maine have been selected to compete in the sixth annual UMaine Business Challenge. These college entrepreneurs will now be paired with mentors and have seven weeks to build a business plan before presenting it before a panel of…



Want to Move to Virginia? Startup Arlington Is Here to Tempt You.

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Do you currently live outside the greater DC area? Do you want to change that? If you’re a cool startup founder or CEO, Startup Arlington wants…

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Meal-Delivery Venture Wins York County Pitch Contest

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 11:20 am

An organic farm in Arundel won the second Pitch York County pitch contest held Thursday night in Biddeford. How does a farm win a business pitch contest? By innovating the way they package and deliver food to their customers. Like many local farms, Frinklepod…

Startups & Apps

How Global Startup Weekend 2016 Can Plug You Into Your Community

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 9:15 am

Any innovators out there — new or experienced — can tell you that connections are key. If you don’t have an opportunity to proof your ability, you won’t attract the traction you need to get a project, startup, or even a job offer. Lucky…



Answer the Call: NYC Wants You to Make It More Efficient

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 9:15 am

New York City has just issued two Calls for Innovation: the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation (MOTI) wants your help. Specifically, the city needs ideas on how to reduce the demand for and costs of electricity and…


4 Ways Startups Leverage Social Media to Generate Buzz

By | Feb 10, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Building a company from scratch takes guts and perseverance. Understanding the difference between generating buzz / excitement versus just making noise is key to your company’s short-term growth. Anyone can post on social media, but is the information you’re posting exciting your target demographic?…



Uber, Fooda, Drizy, Others Team Up to Select One Great Chicago Company for the Ultimate Office Happy Hour

By | Dec 3, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Five Chicago startups are teaming up for Happy Hour Delivered, a promotion aimed at giving one Chicago business the ultimate happy hour experience. Drizly, Instacart, Fooda, Uber and Handy will be providing food, drink, transportation, and cleanup altogether worth up to $2,330 for one Chicago…


Tech Cocktail Now Flying On American Airlines

By | Nov 7, 2012 at 7:00 am

As a media company that hosts networking and educational events in more than 30 cities across the United States and internationally, we have partnered with American Airlines to alleviate Tech Cocktail’s travel costs. The  partnership was inked in August and the Tech Cocktail team has been traveling…



Startup DC Pitch to Win Competition

By | Aug 15, 2012 at 5:00 pm

The DC regional startupland is producing startups that are all about changing the world. Everybody is hearing about LivingSocial, OPower, and HelloWallet, but what about all the other great startups that are ready for their moment to shine? If you enter the Startup DC…


“Flights. Camera. Action.” Win Up To 80 Flights Courtesy of American Airlines

By | Jul 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm

Would your business benefit from 80 round-trip tickets on American Airlines? Today, American Airlines kicked off their second annual “Flights. Camera. Action.” promotion, and this year’s top prize is worth 160,000 BusinessExrAA points (redeemable for up to 80 flights).  Additionally, companies are awarded prizes at each subsequent…


Intuit GoPayment Contest Looks To Help Small Businesses Grow On-The-Go

By | May 28, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Last week was National Small Business Week, and we did a laptop giveway for which we will be announcing the winner soon. In the meantime, we recently found out about another opportunity for startups and small business owners to win goodies – this time to cash-in…


San Francisco

Win 30 Minutes with Tim Ferriss in WellnessFX Contest [Interview]

By | Apr 26, 2012 at 9:10 am

When he isn’t winning the Chinese National Kickboxing Championship, obtaining the Guinness World Record in tango, guest lecturing at Princeton, learning to speak a new language (currently fluent in five), or writing a pair of #1 New York Times bestselling books (The 4 Hour Workweek…


The Next GE Instagrapher Announced

By | Dec 20, 2011 at 11:59 pm

Last month we announced GE’s use of Instagram to search for the next GE “Instagrapher.” After more than 3,000 Instagram photos were submitted relating to the 4 core themes (Moving, Curing, Powering and Building) of GE, the search is over. GE has announced the next…


Get Easy Access to Your Favorite Social Games Using Pokki

By | Dec 20, 2011 at 12:01 pm

If you are a big fan of social games, you never want to miss out on the action, but every time you want to check your game status, you have to open your browser and log in to your Facebook account to continue playing….


GE Turns to Instagram to Search For Next Innovative Photographer Talent

By | Nov 21, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Today GE launched a special search to find their next photographer who can share some of the groundbreaking research and technology that GE has been developing since the days of Edison. Previously, GE relied on renowned photographer Noah Kalina to share photos on Tumblr…


Intel Launches Search For Innovators; Awards $100K A Month For Bright Ideas

By | Nov 7, 2011 at 11:55 pm

Intel, a company that, as an innovator in the development of new technology, has propelled the computing industry forward, launched a new program, Intel Innovators, to help young innovators propel their big ideas. Staying true to its current slogan “sponsors of tomorrow,” the Intel…


San Francisco

$15 Million Invested in Australian Mooter Media; Funds Going Toward Social Photography Platform by Hot Shot Media

By | Oct 10, 2011 at 3:28 pm

Mooter Media, a digital media shop based in Australia, has announced $15M in US funding from San Francisco-based La Jolla Cove Investors, Inc. According to the company, this financing may represent one of the largest technology and online media investments in Australian corporate history. But…