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SXSW

Austin

Battling Cyber Hackers: The Next Generation of War Games

By | Mar 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm

In 2017, society experienced more data security breaches than any year prior. “The final number of data breaches reported was 1,579, a 45 percent increase over 2016’s number of data breaches. Businesses continued to suffer the majority of breaches and more than eight times…

Business

The Modern Guide to Your Startup Workplace

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

Our vision of what an “office” looks like has changed over the decades, from the smoky, burbon-filled Mad Men offices of the 60s to the soul-sucking, flickering-lightbulb workplace of Office Space. But some classic elements of office work are still sticking around: …

Health

San Francisco

4 Health Tech Startups Using AI to Improve Daily Wellness

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the end, it’s up to us to decide to improve our daily health and wellness. But having a little help from technology can certainly kick off the routines, good habits and focus on our health. These four health tech startups are not only…

CES

Las Vegas

Girls in STEM and Cyber Security Among Top Startups at Eureka Park 2018

By | Jan 9, 2018 at 11:30 am

In a study by the US Department of Commerce, women in STEM jobs earn 33 percent more money than women in non-STEM positions. With computer science jobs predicted to increase by 22 percent by 2020 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS),…

CES

Las Vegas

Eureka Park at CES 2018 Will Shine the Light on Emerging Startups

By | Jan 3, 2018 at 10:30 am

One of the must-see startup events at CES 2018, the largest consumer electronics show in the world, is Eureka Park. It is here over 800 of the world’s most promising new companies will showcase their breakthrough technology. At CES 2017, over 3,500 financial professionals …

Healthy Entrepreneur

2018 Is the Year of the Quarter Life Crisis. Here’s How to Deal.

By | Jan 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Over a busy year of reporting at TechCo, one statistic stands out to me as the most impressive. And if in 2018 you’ll be between the ages of 25 and 33, it’s likely one that will affect you. According to a LinkedIn survey that polled…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Phoenix

How to Embrace the Indispensable Skill of Saying No

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you’re a busy professional, I’m betting that at some point in your career, you’ll feel torn by the continuous push and pull of giving your time, energy, and resources to others and saving some of it to take care of yourself. Whether you…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Exclusive: Over 20 Percent of Startup CEOs Only Sleep 4 or 5 Hours Per Night

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

Sleep is good. Six hours of sleep a night is great. Without it, you’ll face dips in productivity, worse mental conditions, and a higher risk of depression. According to exclusive data shared with TechCo by Sleep Junkie, plenty of startup CEOs have yet to get…

Remote work

Survey: Remote Workers Are Happier

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The amount of workers who report quitting a position because it just isn’t flexible enough has practically doubled over the last three years, moving from 17 percent in 2014 to 32 percent in 2017. And, as a LinkedIn study released earlier revealed, many emerging…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Your Sleep Tracker Could Be the Reason You’re So Tired

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 11:30 am

We all know sleep is important for our health, from stopping depression to boosting brain function. And we all stay up too late staring at smartphones anyway. When sleep tracking apps and devices hit the market, they seemed like a great way to use…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Places Where Germs Are Hiding in Your Office

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With the rise in coworking spaces and open floor plans, there is more movement within the office and thus transferring of germs. And staying health can be more of a challenge if you don’t know where the germs are lurking. According to Unique Support…

Accelerator

Maine

Maine’s Largest Hospital Launches Internal Health Tech Accelerator

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

Maine Medical Center, Maine’s largest hospital, is investing in their employees and giving them a chance to act on their innovative ideas that could transform healthcare. The Innovation Cohort is the hospital’s internal startup accelerator for physicians and other …

Startup Spotlight

Chicago

Startup Spotlight: Eco Stove, Smart Jewelry, and Lights for Grandma

By | Nov 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

During the holiday, safety is a concern. Whether it be protecting your home or yourself if  shopping later at night, we found some startups helping you in this effort. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week…

Healthy Entrepreneur

San Francisco

The Quarter-Life Crisis Is Another Thing to Worry About Now, I Guess

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 10:50 am

Are you between the ages of 25 to 33? Congrats, you’re at risk. The quarter-life crisis is, perhaps unsurprisingly to anyone following the news this year, a thing now. Anxiety about the future is sky high among the younger crowd, including millennials and Gen…

Gear & Gadgets

8 Anti-Aging Tech Gadgets

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

You know something’s a common Silicon Valley concern when it becomes a plot point in the TV show literally titled Silicon Valley. Which is why its devoted viewers might not be surprised to hear that last season’s subplot, featuring a “blood boy” who …

Entrepreneur

Brad Feld on Mental Health Awareness & the Startup Community

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

Mental health and entrepreneurship rarely mix well. Between the sleepless nights, the stressful days, and the constant fear of failure hovering over your head at all times, running a business takes a toll on your well-being. Fortunately, there are ways to combat the stress….

Parenting

NYC

Travel Made Easier with GoBaby, the Airbnb for Baby Gear

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’re a parent that has trekked your young kids across the country on vacation for holiday or fun, you totally understand the hassle of lugging all the baby gear along with you. Just dealing with the pack-and-play and car seat alone is a…