Get your exclusive Tech.Co local news and event updates!

Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: Creatives, Podcasters, Vloggers, and Hipsters

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Blame social media or the rise in affordable technology, this world is creating more content. Sure, your uncle may just be figuring out memes on Facebook, but your niece is racking up millions of views on YouTube and Instagram with her own how-to series….

Diversity

New Adobe Study Points Out the Creative Industry’s Diversity Problem

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 10:50 am

Diversity concerns plague the tech world in flavors ranging from sexism to racism to ageism. But in order to understand and address any of it, leaders in the tech community must be willing to take a hard look at the facts rather than repeat…

Enqos – Tower V2

Ecosystems

Santa Fe

Why Santa Fe Attracts Talent in the Creative Arts

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 1:30 pm

New Mexico is known for being a location host to the Hollywood film industry. From films like Sicario and No Country for Old Men, to TV shows such as Breaking Bad and the latest installation of Meow Wolf, this state consistently welcomes the creative…

Dev & Design

How DIY Design Platforms Impact the Creative Industry

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm

For the past decade or so, graphic designers have been in high demand. Virtually every company in every industry has had need for some kind of digital marketing, and with skill-intensive programs being the only way to create professional collateral, the burden was on…

Dev & Design

Free Photoshop Alternatives Are Great, Pixelmator Is Better

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The vast majority of us have likely googled “free Photoshop alternatives” at some point in our internet history, looking to avoid the costly investment of legitimately acquiring Adobe’s heralded creative suite of software. It wasn’t too long ago that Photoshop alone could set you…

Startup_Mixology_300x250

Art

London

How Art-Based Apps are Bringing People Back to Museums

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

In 2016, attendance for British museums and galleries fell by 1.4 million. The Guardian’s resident art critic Jonathan Jones said this figure is a sign of “a nation without aspiration or hope.” Although the situation may not be completely hopeless — London’s Tate Modern…

Inspiration

Austin

How This Man Saved His Family By Learning to Code

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm

There came a time when piecing together gigs as a musician and freelance photographer wasn’t cutting it anymore for Tosin Awofeso. He needed something he could count on, more of a steady paycheck so that he could take care of his partner Sophia and…

Business

Boulder

Processes Can Fail Fast if You Don’t Have the Right Team

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 10:50 am

After spending time chatting with a product designer in a large tech company in L.A. about his company and observations of product teams, it felt like the whole conversation started when he said something like this, “I am not sure how product managers become product…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Austin

Matt Naylor of Flow Nonfiction on Trusting Your Gut

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 7:15 am

We talked with Matt Naylor, cofounder and executive creative director at Flow Nonfiction about developing your own opinion, trusting your gut and lessons learned while building a business. Who influenced your life and helped shape who you are today? I had a philosophy teacher in…

Tips & How To’s

How Music Can Make You a More Creative Entrepreneur

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy. There are many challenges you have to face, from social pressure to financial issues. Above all these, however, lies the problem of creativity and productivity. In the entire course of time as an entrepreneur, you need to stay as…

Dev & Design

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Design-Centered Mindset

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Creativity is essential no matter what industry your business is in. As the CEO and founder of an interactive content marketing platform that provides a beautiful and powerful digital design studio to users, I feel that I can safely state that most people don’t really…

Co-working Spaces

The 6 Ways You Can Inspire Creativity in Your Office

By | Apr 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm

To get something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done before. The same applies to the workplace and your team. The truth is, to spark creativity in a team, you have to be creative as a leader and think outside…

Marketing

10 Unique Marketing Strategies That Actually Work

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Everyone knows that effective marketing takes a certain level of innovation and creativity. After all, attracting potential customers is an always-changing process. And while you might think the traditional marketing methods will work, being unique is the best way to make your brand known to…

Startups & Apps

4 Apps to Help Boost Your Entrepreneurial Creativity

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 9:15 am

Today’s entrepreneurs are in for some risky business — so risky, in fact, that there’s only about a 50-50 chance your business will even make it to the four-year mark. That’s why you need to be employing every tool in your arsenal to get…

Tips & How To’s

5 Steps to Picking the Name for Your Business

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm

There are a million ways your business name can go wrong — too simple, hard to pronounce, unavailable. Here’s how to choose the right one. One of the most important choices you’ll make as a business owner is choosing a name for your business….

Entrepreneur

Creative Side Projects Can Make You Happier at Work

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 10:33 am

Happiness is a moving target. While it’s nearly impossible to consistently be satisfied with your life, one’s occupation can go a long way in making you smile on a regular basis. Unfortunately, job satisfaction numbers in the US leave a lot to be desired and…

Trends

It’s a Good Time to Be a VR Creative

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 8:37 am

Virtual reality has the tech community excited: It can help startups better communicate internally, can help sell cars, and can potentially transform customer service. And major commercial versions of the VR headset are rolling out this holiday season, so it will be available for all…