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Ecosystems

San Francisco

What Are The Top Tech Hubs? 25 Cities Ranked

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 12:15 pm

The mission to become the “next Silicon Valley” has become a trite endeavor as every city outside of the San Francisco bay area has attempted to spur the connectivity, capital, talent, and success potential that it has to offer. Let’s not forget, Silicon Valley…

Interviews

Los Angeles

Sabin Lomac of Cousins Maine Lobster on How They Prepared for Shark Tank

By | Jun 9, 2017 at 11:30 am

For kids growing up in the northeast, summertime meant backyard barbecues with a picnic table filled with buttery corn, grilled food and ample hot lobster. Cofounders of Cousins Maine Lobster Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis wanted to share their Maine tradition of delicious cuisines to…

Startup Spotlight

Los Angeles

Valet Is a Personal Car Charger Caddie for an Electric Vehicle

By | Jun 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

Electric Vehicles (EV) are becoming more prevalent around the world. By the first quarter of 2017, there were close to 10,000 electric battery car sales in the U.S., with Tesla leading the charge. With more car manufacturer and tech companies making eco-friendly solutions more…

Tips & How To’s

Los Angeles

Data Scientist Team Share Lessons Learned From Competition

By | May 31, 2017 at 10:30 am

When you’re in a competition and on the spot, answering questions to industry experts can be a nerve-wrecking process. The best part is that afterward you walk away with valuable insight, experience and lessons learned. GalvanizeU graduates Baolin Liu and Jonathan Hourany, current gU student Anthony Abercrombie, Data…

Inspiration

Los Angeles

How Mompreneurs Can Have it All, And Some

By | May 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm

For some reason, the 2012 Atlantic article, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” has always fueled me. At the time that was written, I had a 3-year-old daughter, was pregnant with my second child, and wanted nothing more than to prove that article…

Ecosystems

Los Angeles

22 Los Angeles Startups You Need to Watch Out For

By | May 18, 2017 at 5:50 pm

While the Bay Area hold the title of most prolific startup ecosystem, there’s no denying that California is a veritable gold mine of entrepreneurial talent. Los Angeles, for one, is not only brimming with innovative ideas, it’s also home to a wide range of…

Virtual Reality

Los Angeles

Taylor Freeman of UploadVR on Building a Passionate Culture for Good

By | May 9, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Working in the film and event industry for many years, Taylor Freeman decided to put his career on hold and travel around Europe reflecting on what is important and discovering his true passion, technology. “My real passion was around technology, user experience and providing…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

6 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to be a Startup In Los Angeles

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm

On the streets of Los Angeles, there’s an on-going bubble of technology startups percolating close to the sun and sand. We delved into what is known as Silicon Beach, an innovation hub for tech startup activity that includes the cities along the LA coastline, and…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

Doppels Is the Birthday Matching App You’re Going to Love

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

On your birthday, something special happens on social media: you receive hundreds of likes and well wishes from friends, family, high school classmates and people you haven’t talked to for years on Facebook. And while this has been the standard for years, one startup is…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

Acting and Modeling Startup Castar Is Thriving in LA

By | Oct 27, 2016 at 10:30 am

Los Angeles is the destiny of people wanting to succeed in the field of acting. People flock from around the world just to have a chance at a glimmer of fame. And while you might think only 20-something aspiring actors and models are headed to…

Announcements

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 6:40 pm

It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. Whether it be renowned athletes looking to enjoy some sun in the off-season or movies stars basking in the glory of stardom in between takes, the number of recognizable faces in…

Tips & How To’s

San Francisco

Top 20 U.S. Cities for Freelance Designers

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Are you a self-employed designer? Thinking of becoming one? The Professional Association for Design has released a collection of metrics — percentages of high salaries, the number of other freelancers, the median rent, and average health insurance costs — to figure out the top cities….

Funding

Los Angeles

Loot Crate Raises $18.5M to Get More Loot Into the Hands of Nerds

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 7:30 pm

This week the popular Los Angeles, CA-based ecommerce subscription company Loot Crate announced the successful close of a $18.5 million Series A fund. Loot Crate is monthly subscription that provides toys, accessories, swag and apparel based on pop culture, games, and other nerd related…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

CamFind Makes the World a Giant Store

By | Apr 4, 2016 at 3:47 pm

It has happened to everybody: going through a place that has some nice furniture or seeing an advert where the model is wearing some nice clothes,  and wishing you can know how much those items cost and where to buy them. Sure, it’s possible…

.CO

Las Vegas

IADB Can Build You a Website in Less Than 90 Seconds [VIDEO]

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Anybody can start a website these days – it’s one of the many benefits to living in a technology-focused world. However, maintaining a website becomes an entirely different beast to manage in its own right. That is, a lot of people settle for a template…

Google

Chicago

Chicago, Los Angeles Added to Google Fiber’s Expansion Plans

By | Dec 8, 2015 at 12:47 pm

Earlier today, Google Fiber announced plans to possibly expand its gigabit Internet service to Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA. In a blog post written by Google Fiber expansion director, Jill Szuchmacher, the company explains that they’ve started working with officials in both major…

Education

Los Angeles

Tutors App: Flexible Tutoring Whenever You Need It

By | Dec 7, 2015 at 5:00 pm

We talk a lot about college entrepreneurs here at Tech.Co, but what about the younger generations? That’s right, I’m referring to high school students. Specifically, two high school seniors in LA, Dillon Rosenblatt and Tyler Makhani, recently built out an app called Tutors, a…