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

Travel Startup Happy Hour with Phocuswright [NYC]

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Connect with like-minded travel innovators. Voyager HQ is hosting our monthly Travel Startup Happy Hour! Our happy hour is dedicated to entrepreneurs and enthusiasts in the travel industry. This month, we have our friends from Phocuswright joining us! Phocuswright is the travel industry research…

Hardware

Las Vegas

This Startup Makes IoT Prototyping Easy

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Daniel Price and Daniel DeLaveaga made an offbeat pitch to the first employees of Breadware, the young company whose IoT prototyping kits began catching on this summer. The company didn’t offer great salaries to those early employees, but they could have free room and…

Innovate Celebrate 2017 300×600

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Drone Rules, VR Surfing, and Detroit Startup Week

By | May 26, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With the holiday weekending looming, you’re probably lamenting the extra day off. After all, no one likes having to forego hard work for things as trivial as fun barbecues, exciting adventures, and time with friends and family. But if you must take time off…

Startup

How to Focus on Delivering Core Value for Startup Growth

By | Apr 10, 2017 at 8:30 pm

According to a Wall Street Journal Report, most VCs around the world follow a simple rule – for every ten startups that they invest in, three fail completely, while the next three somehow manage to return the original investment. It’s only between two and four startups…

Tips & How To’s

Why Can’t I Sue Ripoff Report Over User Posts?

By | Jul 22, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Since Ripoff Report hit the scene in the late 1990s, people have been trying to sue the website for defamation over user-generated content. But the people who’ve tried, have failed….miserably. Why? Because Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act confers third-party slander and libel immunity…

Legal

Ripped Off by Ripoff Report: Dealing with Online Defamation

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 8:00 am

Why do small business owners sometimes recoil at the mention of Ripoff Report? Nine times out of ten, entrepreneurs’ animosity is rooted in the site’s “no removal” policy. To be clear: Ripoff Report is not opposed to redacting certain information in specific situations. However,…

Tips & How To’s

How to Spot the Ethically-Challenged Entrepreneur

By | Jun 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Despite its reputation for fast-talking entrepreneurs, fast-moving investors, and horror stories of angels left choking on the dust of others’ glory, the startup world is built, fundamentally, on an unwritten code of ethics. In a world where little is verifiable, real numbers are hard…

Automotive

Who’s Disrupting the Automobile? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jun 8, 2015 at 10:00 pm

According to Toyota, “a single car has about 30,000 parts, counting every part down to the smallest screws”. Now, there are people would look at this and fantasize about removing all of those 30,000 parts, overhauling everything, and putting them all back together. But…

Entrepreneur

4 Traits Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

By | May 25, 2015 at 5:00 pm

So you want to be a successful entrepreneur? Excellent! Successful entrepreneurs are well respected in our American society for their independence, go-get-’em work ethics, and the way that they drive the economic engine. But what’s the difference between a successful entrepreneur, and an unsuccessful…

Lifestyle

41 Entrepreneurs Share Their Unusual Hobbies

By | May 21, 2015 at 10:00 am

Hobbies are activities, interests, and pastimes that we tend to undergo for our pleasure during our free time. They are fun and we easily obsess about them because they are our escape from the stress and pressure of startup life. Bill Gates, for example, collects…

Entrepreneur

Austin

This 9-Year-Old CEO Knows more about Cyber Security Than You Do

By | May 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Meet Reuben Paul. He has a black belt in in Kung-fu, is CEO and founder of Prudent Games inc., a gaming company that teaches users while they play, and very well established in the cyber security universe as “The RAPstar.” Oh and he’s only…

Education

Denver

Galvanize Gets Major Legal Talent by Hiring Stephanie Donner

By | May 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It’s long been the goal for Denver-based Galvanize to create on-ramps for anyone with ambition and aptitude to have access to technical skill and entrepreneurship. They believe in making education and growth accessible to anybody, especially underrepresented groups in the tech industry. To that…

Young entrepreneurs

My Path to Success: 6 Years of Failure in the Making

By | May 8, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Like many people I have always fancied working for myself without having to answer to people, however, I never knew where to begin. It was only when I was faced with constant knock-backs when applying for promotions in my day job did I finally decide…

Challenge Cup

DC

16 Healthcare Startups Face Off at Second Annual Challenge Cup

By | May 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Washington DC-based startup incubator 1776 is gearing up for its second year of hosting a global competition known as the Challenge Cup.  This year’s event will feature healthcare entrepreneurs from 16 cities, representing 11 countries.  All competitors were selected based on their innovative ideas…

Opinion/Analysis

From Boxing to Business: Lessons for Entrepreneurs

By | May 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao is one of the most anticipated matches in the history of boxing. The media is calling it “the fight of the century,” as the two legendary boxers fight for a ridiculous amount of money (An estimated $180 million for Mayweather and $120…

Startups & Apps

Notion: Taking Home Monitoring Technology to the Next Level

By | Apr 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

According to the FBI, there are approximately 2.1 million burglaries that occur in the U.S. every year. With this in mind, it is not surprising that an estimated 20 percent of all U.S. homes are equipped with a security system. However, experts have indicated…

Ecosystems

Chicago

5 Reasons Why More Women Should Go to Hackathons

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 9:00 am

Hackathons are great opportunities for entrepreneurs and developers to come together and work on a a project outside work. It’s also a gateway for people wanting to enter a new tech ecosystem, while finding solutions to issues they may be passionate about. But if you haven’t…