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China

Kaspersky, Huawei, and the Geopolitics of Tech Companies

By | May 18, 2018 at 7:02 am

The Russian cybersecurity software company Kaspersky Labs is opening a core data center in Switzerland in a move intended to restore customer trust. Why the image rehabilitation? In a word: Russia. Kaspersky’s home country has turned it into a geopolitical persona non grata in…

Venture Capital

Boston

Every Boston Venture Firm, Listed

By | Apr 30, 2018 at 6:30 am

The reports on 1Q 2018 are in: 1,683 venture-backed companies raised $28.2 billion in funds last quarter, according to industry database Pitchbook. It’s the fourth quarter in a row that has seen over $20 billion in venture capital, and $28.2 billion marks the largest amount…

Ecosystems

Bay Area

Report: The Bay Area Isn’t Bleeding Tech Workers After All

By | Apr 11, 2018 at 12:45 pm

In 2015, a worker in the San Francisco Bay Area earning $100,000 a year would need to put their entire post-tax salary into renting a three-bedroom apartment. The popular tech destination is infamous for that extreme cost of living, which has worsened in recent…

Trends

Off the Grid: 4 Types of Americans Who Never Use the Internet

By | Mar 7, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As the internet has grown more and more important to modern life, a backlash has arisen. The “I Quit Facebook” article has been a popular genre of think-piece practically since the social platform existed, but it has picked up momentum in the past few…

Venture Capital

Miami

The Top 10 Venture Firms in Miami

By | Mar 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm

If you’re in the Miami startup community, you have a lot of perks. The sunny Florida tech hub is seeing a growing number of startups and hosts a booming cottage industry of coworking spaces. They have plenty of accelerators and incubators. If you went to the…

Business

Miami

Scale Isn’t Everything: CEO Chris Sopher on the Future of Staying Local

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Startups have an unhealthy obsession with plenty of things: Working too hard, getting useless perks, and “disrupting” everything, just to pick three. And as time passes and it’s time to scale, certain startups have proven that bucking these trends works well. They’re going lean…

Venture Capital

NYC

Every New York City Venture Firm, Listed

By | Feb 1, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As entrepreneurs brush off their pitch decks for the new year, they’ll likely realize that finding the right venture fund is tougher than ever. Even though last year’s VC deal dollars added up to the largest amount since the dot com boom, those dollars…

Startups & Apps

DC

How Early-Stage Startups Can Prepare for Their Big Break

By | Jan 29, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Whether you’re an athlete or early-stage startup founder, getting your big break is a dream for any rookie. But getting noticed by the right people is the just the beginning when it comes to launching your business. And we know just the place. One…

Trends

San Francisco

Silicon Valley’s Cost of Living Is Seriously Driving Away Tech Talent

By | Jan 22, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Silicon Valley has a reputation for disruption. But in 2018, it’s the one being disrupted. The area’s cost of living — particularly rent prices — have made headlines for years as the worst city for affordable housing in the nation. Now there’s a new…

Acquisition

Austin

Tech.Co Has Been Acquired by Global Digital Media Business

By | Jan 15, 2018 at 7:01 pm

Today, I’m excited to announce that Tech.Co has been acquired by MVF, an international publishing and tech company. MVF was founded in the UK by five friends in 2009, and has driven incredibly fast growth over the past 9 years. They opened an office…

CES

Las Vegas

The 10 Weirdest Gadgets Found at CES 2018

By | Jan 12, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Technology, at its core, is pretty weird. Because most new gadgets and gizmos are designed to do something that’s never been done before, inventors purposefully try to think outside of the box in hopes of revolutionizing an industry, making a difference, or even changing…

CES

Las Vegas

Clean Water Wins at CES Startup Night 2018

By | Jan 9, 2018 at 1:30 pm

On the eve of the highly anticipated CES 2018, a crowd of tech enthusiasts packed the Gold Spike Hotel in Downtown Las Vegas Fremont District to enjoy signature cocktails and networking opportunities, while listening to fifteen of the top startups from Eureka Park pitch…

CES

Las Vegas

Pledge 1% and TechCo Team Up for CES 2018

By | Jan 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Around the holidays, charitable giving is on the rise. Whether it’s the spirit of Christmas or a recognition of cold weather making things harder for people, there’s no denying that this time of year is best for giving back. However, there are many causes…

CES

Las Vegas

Meet the 15 Eureka Park Startups Competing at CES Startup Night 2018

By | Jan 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm

It doesn’t matter if you start a company in a coworking space, a dorm room or on your couch, the struggle to build a tech business in this day and age is real. For many founders, getting noticed by investors, potential customers, incubators and…

Interviews

Palm Beach

John Studdard of Achieve Agency on Passion-Driven Entrepreneurship

By | Dec 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This week we profile John Studdard, founding Board Member of Palm Beach Tech and serial software entrepreneur here in the Palm Beaches. Take a look at what John has to say below about his business and why Palm Beach is the place to be for an…

Ecosystems

Austin

10 Fastest Growing Companies in Austin, Based on Revenue Growth

By | Dec 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

Just a few years ago, Austin was nothing more than home to the biggest media conference in the world, South by Southwest. However, in recent years, the river-side Texas city has become a hub for startup activity, spurred by the innovative minds and companies…

Ecosystems

Chicago

15 Fastest Growing Tech Companies in Chicago

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 9:20 am

Being from Chicago comes with a certain amount of pride. Whether it’s because the sports teams are so good, the winters are so bad, or the startup ecosystem is so great, the Second City breeds a level of confidence unseen around the world. And…