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8 Tips to Building the Best Advisory Board for Your Company

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Having an advisory board with people who have been there, done that, can help you avoid a lot of mistakes and steer your company in the right direction. When it comes time to put together an advisory board it needs to be a thoughtful…



How Accelerators Help Founders Develop Structured Accountability

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

While we know there is no one single entrepreneurship personality, many entrepreneurs start their own companies to get out of the grind of daily structure. But when it’s time to commit to an accelerator, they find themselves falling into a strict routine, tasks with deadlines,…


Portland, Maine

The UMaine Business Challenge Has Named Its 2017 Finalists

By | Mar 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

Five teams of college entrepreneurs in Maine have been selected to compete in the sixth annual UMaine Business Challenge. These college entrepreneurs will now be paired with mentors and have seven weeks to build a business plan before presenting it before a panel of…



Adam Lyons on Being Scrappy, Mark Cuban and Mentorship – Interview

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Being scrappy is a trait that every startup founder needs to embrace to find different ways to solve problems while building one’s business. Adam Lyons, cofounder of The Zebra, said in our Tech.Co interview that being scrappy is at the heart of their culture….


5 Lessons Learned When Women Founders Go Against the Flow

By | Mar 6, 2017 at 11:20 am

Imagine a world where just as many women started businesses as men. Galvanize teamed up with Go Against the Flow, a movement to encourage 1 million women to be entrepreneurs by the end of 2017, to host a screening and panel discussion. The organization is…




These Mentors Will Be Imparting Wisdom at SXSW Startup Lunch

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 2:20 pm

The importance of mentorship is undeniable. While most entrepreneurs are forced to learn through failure, having a mentor allows you to bounce your ideas off of an experienced mind that has likely been through the mountain of successes and failures more than enough times…



The Importance of Mentorship in the Startup World

By | Feb 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Entrepreneurs are infamous for learning through failure. Whether it’s a botched investor meeting, a disastrous panel discussion, or an abandoned startup, the education of doing it wrong is unmatched in the entrepreneurial world. However, there is something to be said about learning without failing,…



The 5 Hottest Events at Tampa Bay Startup Week

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Despite all the individual glory, startups are nothing without their ecosystems. From mentor advice to VC funding, even the likes of Uber and Snapchat needed help from their environment to make it to the top. And while entrepreneurs tend to play the lone wolf…


3 Steps to Creating the Perfect Mentorship Process

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The best mentors understand that by being a mentor, they will be forced to articulate their experience and expertise in a way that the mentee understands. That can be a huge benefit to the mentor, both in terms of their ability to communicate and…


Philip Alexander of Mentorial on the Shifting Mindset of Millennials [Video]

By | Dec 31, 2016 at 10:30 am

Mentoring done well is about understanding your own talents, knowing how to leverage them, and becoming the best version of yourself. It’s a subject that is often misunderstood for the value and transient nature of how to model mentoring for the next generation. In this…


5 Smart Strategies for Choosing the Right Mentor

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Mentors can help you see things differently when it comes to what you want to accomplish in life and how to go after it – both personally and professionally. Many entrepreneurs would not have gotten as far as they are today were it not for quality mentors. When…


11 Tricks to Help You Successfully Find a Mentor

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 5:50 pm

A mentor can go a long way in helping you realize your startup goals. From funding advice to entrepreneurial motivation, having an experienced guide through the startup journey will facilitate more success than any impressive funding round. So how do you find one? Rather than…



Jellyvision’s Amanda Lannert on Sharks, Massage Chairs, and Networking

By | Nov 5, 2016 at 12:45 pm

As the CEO of Jellyvision, the producer of ALEX, an interactive decision-support tool that talks you through traditionally boring and confusing human resource decisions like picking health insurance and makes them fun and engaging, Amanda Lannert has it all figured out. The Jellyvision of today has one of the more…


San Francisco

Even More Mentors Imparting Wisdom at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Sep 1, 2016 at 3:38 pm

Join Tech.Co and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA.Register now to attend! Everybody loves a good sequel. But if you know anything about movies, you know that it’s not worth watching unless…


San Francisco

5 Entrepreneurs Explain How to Get Funding as a Startup

By | Sep 1, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! The number one thing on any founder’s mind is…money. Then, once they have some, it’s all about the next raise….


San Francisco

These Are the 6 People You’ll Meet at Tech Conferences

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! Tech conferences are a great place to contribute to a budding startup ecosystem. You can network, invest, advise, and learn…


San Francisco

10 More Mentors Imparting Wisdom at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Everybody loves a sequel. A New Hope had Empire Strikes Back. Fellowship of the Ring had Two Towers. Even Breakin’ had Breakin’ 2: Electric Bugaloo. While you might have thought our first post about our mentors you’ll find at Innovate! and Celebrate 2016 was…