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Tulsa

Partnering with Economic Resources Can Help Startups Grow

By | May 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm

One of the best things that can happen to any startup or entrepreneur is when you encounter other organizations willing to collaborate with you. As a startup founder I often use the willingness of like-minded organizations to partner as a litmus test of whether…

Entrepreneur

‘Women of Silicon Valley’: Like ‘Humans of New York’, But on Women in Tech

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

From large corporations like Google to smaller startups, it’s a well-known fact that the tech industry remains predominantly white and predominantly male. Despite this, there are women in Silicon Valley who are kicking ass, doing whatever they can to make the Valley a more welcoming…

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San Francisco

Do Yogis Make Better Entrepreneurs?

By | Apr 20, 2015 at 11:00 am

For years, six days a week, Yos Goodman would wake up at dawn and do two hours of yoga. But that’s not what makes him a yogi. “It’s treating life like it’s something to be explored,” says Goodman, who has been doing yoga for…

Location Based Services

Los Angeles

Schlep & Fetch Will Bring you Just About Anything

By | Apr 17, 2015 at 10:00 am

Like many parents, Bryson Strauss and his wife Ashley Eaton were up all hours of the night most nights with their firstborn baby. But they ran into a pretty hefty problem when they began running low on supplies one night: what do you do when…

Entrepreneur

Ben Parr on How to NOT Get his Attention

By | Apr 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm

On Wednesday night, Ben Parr, former editor-at-large for Mashable, joined us in DC for a fireside chat with Frank Gruber and to promote his new book, Captivology: The Science of Capturing Peoples’ Attention. In researching his book, which is all about how to captivate your audience,…

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Interviews

This Entrepreneur Got $1M From All ‘Shark Tank’ Investors

By | Mar 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm

If you’re a fan of Shark Tank, you know that it’s pretty difficult to get one of the investors to fund an idea. It’s even harder to get all investors to invest, but Charles Michael Yim did just that. On September 2013  Yim, CEO…

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8 Standout Startup Founders in Asia

By | Mar 18, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Every day we read about the latest and largest investment in tech firms in The United States and the subsequent adoration of the startup leaders behind the companies. Recent reports indicate that this trend is now shifting in favor of an increased focus on…

Acquisition

10 Largest Billion Dollar Tech Acquisitions in History [Infographic]

By | Mar 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Every startup wants to be the next billion dollar tech acquisition success story. They are being acquired at incredible rates, as companies want to own a piece of the next big tech play. In an effort to land the next big fish there is…

Culture

Company Values Guide You through Those Harder Situations

By | Mar 4, 2015 at 10:00 am

In the startup world, we’re constantly talking about the importance of company culture. We define our corporate values and put them on t-shirts and posters all over our offices. But company cultural values don’t mean much until you find yourself in real life situations…

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DC

First Successful Pipeline Fellowship Exit Hits an Untapped Market

By | Mar 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

This is a story of women helping women in an area that has been historically dominated by men. Dahna Goldstein is a crazy hardworking, DC-based entrepreneur in the not-so-sexy, but absolutely necessary world of grants management.  Her startup, Philantech, holds the most recent honor…

Women's issues

14 History-Making Women on Self-Empowerment

By | Mar 2, 2015 at 8:00 am

It’s Women’s History Month, and what better time to showcase the women making history happen right now in business, technology, and especially in the empowerment of others. The themes of breaking the glass ceiling and gender inequality in the workplace might be what Hollywood…

Business

San Francisco

50 Women in Tech Dominating Silicon Valley

By | Feb 18, 2015 at 11:00 am

“One of the things that I really strongly believe in is that we need to have more girls interested in math, science, and engineering. We’ve got half the population that is way underrepresented in those fields and that means that we’ve got a whole…

Funding

Investor Fred Wilson Shares Thoughts on Seed Funding

By | Jan 27, 2015 at 9:00 am

Venture Capitalist and cofounder of Union Square Ventures (USV), Fred Wilson, recently shared some of his thoughts on their approach to seed investments. His ideas can be easily taken as lessons for growing tech communities, where Seed and Series A funding rounds are crucial…

Venture Capital

Miami

Corigin Ventures Sets Sight on Miami: “We’re Quite Bullish”

By | Jan 26, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Good news Miami, more money is coming our way. New York City-based investment firm, Corigin Ventures, is looking to open new headquarters in Miami and invest locally. Corigin Ventures focuses on Seed and Series A investments for startups in high-growth markets. Tech.Co spoke to David Goldberg,…

Women's issues

Portland

Startup Founders Called Her ‘Hot’

By | Jan 26, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Three years ago, Alyssa Dumond started working as the director of operations at a Portland startup led by two men. But she realized quickly that something was wrong. “We would complete a huge project, and everybody was giving each other a high five and…

News

The 11 Most Important Points from Marc Andreessen’s New York Magazine Interview

By | Oct 23, 2014 at 7:00 am

In a recent extended interview in New York Magazine, prominent entrepreneur and investor Marc Andreessen sat down with Kevin Roose to talk about everything, from his experiences in Silicon Valley in the early 1990s to the various criticisms surrounding tech culture. It’s a pretty…

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Portland

Meet Down-to-Earth Ryan Carson, the Treehouse Founder Who Works 4 Days a Week

By | Jan 13, 2014 at 2:08 pm

Thirty-six-year-old Ryan Carson usually starts the day at 5 am with what he likes to call “me time.” In those two hours of quiet, he goes through email, organizes the day ahead, and maybe writes a blog post or browses his favorite weight lifting…