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TechCo Top Stories: VR Movies, Innovate Celebrate, and Startup of the Year

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Well, Innovate Celebrate 2017 is in the rear view mirror and we could not be more proud of the startups that competed, the entrepreneurs that spoke, and the attendees that made the conference such a hit. From day one of excursions to the final…

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Data, Not Technology, Is the Key to Innovation in Sports

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

This week during Innovate Celebrate, we had the opportunity to not just see the future of technology and innovation with the conclusion of our Startup of the Year competition, we also heard directly from those already making that happen. One particular panel that was…

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VC Insights, Sports Tech, and 5 More Clips You Missed at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm

You may have noticed that we recently threw a tech conference. I mean, we’ve only been talking about it nonstop all week. It’s over now, but thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we still have a final post that you’ll want to check…

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Bold Moves: A Joke and Advice On Investor Introductions

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm

For startups, to say there is ever a shortage of challenges would be the same as waiting for a pig to fly through the sky. On that list, nested just under how the hell do I get funding, is how do you get face…

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5 Startup of the Year Finalist Pitches at Innovate Celebrate

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Pitching is scary. Sitting down with a relative stranger to convince them that your company is the next big thing is enough to make an entrepreneur sweat bullets. After all, the right pitch can do a lot for the future of a new startup….

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CTA’s 2017 Holiday Tech Trends: Here Are All the Stats You Need to Know

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 2:45 pm

In one of the Innovate Celebrate 2017 conference’s most anticipated talks, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has today announced the 24th Annual Holiday Tech Trends for the upcoming season. As always, the consumer fervor behind the gift-giving frenzy stretching from the start of Thanksgiving until…

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Meet the Finalists for TechCo’s Startup of the Year Competition

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm

For five years, TechCo has showcased and supported burgeoning companies through the Startup of the Year competition. In addition to helping founders gain access to top tech investors, mentors, and influencers, the competition breeds an entrepreneurial energy that is palpable at Innovate Celebrate. Our…

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Mayfield Robotics Is Creating a New Class of Robot. And It’s Adorable.

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Picture a robot from the future. Maybe you’re thinking of Star Trek’s Data, Futurama’s Bender, or the Jetsons’ robot maid Rosie. One thing they all have in common: They have personalities, and they’re treated as functional members of whatever family they’re a part of….

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How Soft Robotics Is Revolutionizing the Food Harvesting Industry

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

Picking strawberries is a labor intensive job as each berry needs to be pulled off individually. And even though the strawberry harvesting industry is the highest paid of all the berry picking industries, many berries rot on the vine every year because there is…

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Michael Hermus of Homeland Security Gives Cybersecurity Advice

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you aren’t making cybersecurity a priority at your business, where have you been? Between countless global cyber attacks and privacy concerns across the consumer landscape, ignoring cybersecurity is foolish at best and negligent at worst. Fortunately, Michael Hermus, CTO for the Office of the Chief…

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Holly Liu: Innovation at All Stages of Your Company

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 5:20 pm

If your company could be classified as a type of boat, what would it be? An inflatable kayak (the idea on the back of a napkin), a row boat (startup), or perhaps a speedboat (growth stage)? Today at Innovate Celebrate, that’s exactly what Holly…

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Justin Fishkin of Local Motors Talks the Future of Transportation

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 4:45 pm

Picture the last 100 years of automobile innovation. From the rattletrap Model T to the latest model, we’ve come a long way and made plenty of improvements. But the process hasn’t changed much: Factories still take years to fine-tune their next model before turning…

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CJ Prober: GoPro Turned Business Around By Hyperfocusing on Mission

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Businesses are created and destroyed on a weekly, if not daily basis. Sure, there may be some bailouts to keep a few historical machines running, but for the rest it is almost entirely up to the leaders and team members of an organization to…

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Josh Walden of Intel on Managing a Fleet of Data-Driven Drones

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Drones are often spoken of in mixed terms. While their practical uses are revolutionary, drones still remain one of the most pressing fears for the average consumer. From privacy concerns to swarms of autonomous flying robots, people are having trouble adopting drones completely into…

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Don’t Miss These Surprises at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 8, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Just around the corner, coming to downtown San Francisco, is the Innovate Celebrate 2017 conference October 9-11 at the Intercontinental Hotel. If you’ve been to one of our conferences, welcome back and bring a friend!, Or if you are just now learning about this…

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Meet ALL the Speakers Coming to Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Speakers are the life blood of a conference: They allow attendees to rest their legs while revving up their minds, and give the subject experts who are on stage a chance to pour out their ideas and experiences into an easily crystallized and actionable…

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5 Gadgets You Need to Bring to Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

Innovate Celebrate 2017 is right around the corner and we’re excited. Are you? Of course you are! Between the parties, the mentors, the speakers, the parties again, the excursions, the investors, and the parties one more time, our fifth annual conference is going to…